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    Amazon Studios Orders Tracy Oliver Comedy Series from Amy Poehler

    Amazon Studios has greenlit 10 episodes of an untitled single-camera comedt from Tracy Oliver (“Girls Trip,” “The Awkward Black Girl”) about the lives of four black women in New York City. Oliver will be writing and executive producing the show. Amazon Studios and Universal Television will produce the show in association with Amy Poehler’s production company, […]

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    Fox Greenlights Animated Comedy ‘Duncanville’

    Fox has ordered the animated family comedy “Duncanville” from Amy Poehler (“Parks and Recreation,” “Saturday Night Live”) and Mike and Julie Scully (“The Simpsons,” “The Carmichael Show”), all of whom are co-creators and executive producers on the series. Written by Mike and Julie Scully, “Duncanille” will feature the voices of Poehler, who will star as two […]

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    ABC Picks Up Carol Burnett Sitcom Pilot

    ABC has greenlit a pilot for the proposed sitcom with Carol Burnett, “Household Name,” which will be executive produced by Amy Poehler. The multi-camera comedy follows a family who has an opportunity to buy the house of their dreams but under extremely abnormal circumstances: They must live with the previous owner, an eccentric, larger-than-life actress […]

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    ‘The People v. O.J. Simpson’ Tops Emmy Wins; HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’ Makes the Record Books

    “The People v. O.J. Simpson” on FX was the big individual series winner at the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, with nine Emmy Award wins including Outstanding Limited Series and acting trophies for Lead Actor (Courtney B. Vance), Lead Actress (Sarah Paulson) and Supporting Actor (Sterling K. Brown) in a Limited Series or a Movie. […]

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    Tina Fey and Amy Poehler Share Emmy Victory

    As a precursor to the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards telecast next Sunday, HBO’s “Game of Thrones” won nine Creative Arts Emmy Awards, while “The People v. O.J. Simpson” on FX took home four trophies. Tina Fey and Amy Poehler made history with their shared win in the Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series […]

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    Presidential Debates Dominate the Week on Twitter

    Two political debates – one from each political party – led Twitter among specials for the week of Dec. 14. Topping all televised events (including sports) was CNN’s telecast of the fifth Republican Presidential debate. According to Nielsen, the Dec. 15 event totaled 2.4 million tweets written by 490,000 unique authors, which were seen by […]

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    Late Night TV Talk Show Schedule for Week of December 14, 2015

    On Thursday, Dec. 17, several principal cast members of upcoming film releases “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” (on Conan) and “Sisters” (on Meyers) appear in late night. The following are the list of scheduled guests per talk show for the week of December 14, 2015 (schedule subject to change): Jimmy Kimmel Live (ABC) Monday, December […]

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