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‘Full Frontal’ Brings Back Jon Stewart, Larry Wilmore and Others for Election Nightmare

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick November 10, 2016 @ 9:12 AM
TBS
The coming weeks will see a great deal of digital ink devoted to the discarded material and pivots that late-night hosts faced in the wake of Tuesday’s election, and perhaps none would have been so biting as Full Frontal’s Samantha Bee. Now, Bee shows us “A Beautiful, Faraway Dream,” returning Jon Stewart and news anchors from all over to celebrate what might have been.

‘Drunk History’ Goes Full ‘Hamilton’ in First Season 4 Trailer

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 17, 2016 @ 9:04 PM
Comedy Central
Drunk History has made its way around the block, from web series to Emmy nominations, and Season 4 on Comedy Central may be the most satisfied year yet. Not only do we get a first taste of Hamilton star Lin-Manuel Miranda retelling the famous duel, but the first trailer brings a bevy of celebrities from Elizabeth Olsen to Ronda Rousey.

Maria Bamford Goes Nuts in First Trailer for Netflix Comedy ‘Lady Dynamite’

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 21, 2016 @ 10:47 PM
Netflix
Neither comedian Maria Bamford nor showrunner Mitch Hurwitz are too busy with Arrested Development these days, leaving the Netflix field wide open for Bamford to ignite new comedy series Lady Dynamite. Ahead of the May premiere, check out the star-studded trailer, as Maria Bamford loses much more than her marbles.

‘Archer’ is ‘Hollywood’s Biggest Dick’ in First Season 7 Trailer

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 5, 2016 @ 1:30 PM
FX
Our first look at Archer Season 7 memorably recreated Magnum P.I. shot for shot, albeit only offering a few clues toward the team’s newest iteration. Now, “Hollywood’s Biggest Dicks” have arrived in the first first Season 7 trailer, opening up a detective agency on the West Coast.

‘Archer’ Season 7 Will Move to Los Angeles to Start a Detective Agency

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 2, 2016 @ 10:24 AM
FX
FX’s Archer made up for a late start to the year with an impressive shot-for-shot remake of the Magnum P.I. opening credits, but it seems the Tom Selleck spoof was more than homage. Our first Season 7 details confirm the former spy team will move to California to start a new agency, with guest turns from J.K. Simmons to Patton Oswalt.

This ‘Deadpool’ Billboard Is the Best Billboard Since the Last ‘Deadpool’ Billboard

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by Mike Sampson January 13, 2016 @ 12:55 PM
Patton Oswalt, Twitter
I’m on the fence about Deadpool as a movie. On the one hand, I like the irreverent tone and how it mostly seems to be sending up all the cliches we’ve become used to in modern superhero movies. On the other, I could see this potentially getting annoying and grating over the course of an entire movie. But, one thing I think we can universally agree on is that the marketing so far has been brilliant. Latest case in point? This Los Angeles billboard which uses emoji in the dumbest and most immature way. And it’s fantastic.

Patton Oswalt Joins ‘The Circle’ With Tom Hanks and Emma Watson

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by Britt Hayes September 11, 2015 @ 8:12 PM
ABC
The cast for James Ponsoldt’s The Circle continues to get better and better — comedian / author / actor Patton Oswalt is the latest to join the lineup, which already includes Tom Hanks, Emma Watson, Karen Gillan and John Boyega. This group of people could sit in a literal circle and play bongos and we’d still totally watch it and find it completely compelling.

Conan O’Brien Holds Wolverine Auditions to Find Hugh Jackman’s Replacement

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by Britt Hayes July 9, 2015 @ 6:54 PM
Last year Hugh Jackman said he would love to play Wolverine until he’s dead, but the actor confirmed this year that the upcoming sequel to The Wolverine will mark his last time playing the character. And with Hollywood’s inevitable cycle of reboots, it’s only a matter of time before we get a new Wolverine. Enter Conan O’Brien, who showcased some hilarious auditions for actors who could potentially replace Jackman.

10 ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Facts Un-Classified for Level 7 Clearance

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick July 8, 2015 @ 8:29 AM
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. successfully brought the MCU to the small-screen, but did you know that the Avengers-adjacent series shares DNA with both Skyfall and Mission: Impossible? That’s just one piece of Level 7 intel from the fourteenth episode of ‘You Think You Know TV?,’ which assembles its own Marvel-ous team for ABC’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.!

Patton Oswalt’s Idea for an ‘Unbreakable’ Trilogy Is Actually Pretty Great

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by Britt Hayes March 5, 2015 @ 6:15 PM
Touchstone
Say what you will about M. Night Shyamalan, but the director delivered a few good movies before many people seemed to tire of his twist-y schtick. Unbreakable is one of those movies: a superhero and super-villain origin thriller with an ending that was kind of perfect—it left us wanting more while simultaneously leaving us averse to the idea of a sequel that might water down the concept. We’re not the only ones intrigued by the notion of a sequel. Comedian Patton Oswalt isn’t just into the idea, but he has a detailed plan for a whole Unbreakable trilogy, and it sounds pretty awesome.