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Prepare To Be Tempted: The 12 Best Portrayals Of The Devil In The Movies

1/30/2013 4:05pm EST
Elizabeth Hurley in Bedazzled
The Devil is always trying to tempt people to sell their souls, and when he comes in the form of Elizabeth Hurley, who starred as the prince, er, princess of darkness in the 2000 remake of Bedazzled the offer can sometimes be pretty enticing.

Resisting temptation can be pretty tough when it comes to the Devil, especially when he shows up himself, either to blackmail, influence, or just plain collect the souls of those he's won through his deals.

Movie depictions of the dark angel have ranged from serious to hilarious to downright chilling.

Here are our picks for the 12 best portrayals of...

5 Of The Best Television Series Adapted Into Films

3/17/2012 4:30pm EDT
21 Jump Street
When word spread that the 1980s drama 21 Jump Street would be adapted into a film, there were many doubts about the fact that yet another television show was coming to the big screen.

But as more became aware of the film's fresh new comedic twist which would include actors Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum and cameos from original cast members Johnny Depp and Holly Robinson Peete, the interest for the film heightened.

So in honor of the films release, we decided to put together a quick list of 5 of the best television series that have been adapted into films.

Be sure to leave your thoug...

Comedy Central Renews 'South Park' Through 2016

11/16/2011 8:36pm EST
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Trey Parker and Matt Stone have reached a new deal with Comedy Central to extend cable's longest-running animated series, South Park, it was announced today by Michele Ganeless, president, Comedy Central. The deal for three additional seasons ensures the top-rated Emmy® and Peabody Award-winning series will remain in original episodes through 2016 and a milestone 20th season. Parker and Stone will continue to write, direct and edit every episode of "South Park," as they have since the premiere of the series in 1997.

"The collective genius of Matt and Trey knows no bounds," said Ganeless. "...

'South Park' Creators Investigated By The Church Of Scientology?

10/24/2011 1:04pm EDT
Matt Stone and Trey Parker | Photo Credits: Jeff Kravitz/FilmMag
An ex-Scientologist has posted online what he says is the contents of a document from the Church of Scientology discussing an investigation into the private lives of South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone back in 2005.

According to the documents posted by Marty Rathbun and first picked up...

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Penelope Cruz And Johnny Depp's 'South Park' Prank

5/10/2011 8:58am EDT
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Johnny Depp caused hysterics on the set of the new Pirates Of The Caribbean movie by forcing Penelope Cruz to dress up as a rude character from hit animated TV show South Park.

The actors are both big fans of the comedy series and after losing a bet with Depp, Cruz had to perform an odd forfeit which involved her donning a crass costume in front of their co-workers - and she fears his pictures will one day surface online.

She explains to Britain's Daily Mirror, "Johnny and I are both fans of South Park and the character Mr. Hankey the Christmas Poo. It's absurd but very funny. Johnny ma...

'South Park' Season 14 Comes To DVD & Blu-ray April 26th, Season 15 Kicks Off Wed. April 27th

4/12/2011 1:21pm EDT
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The foul-mouthed fourth-graders of "South Park" are back for their 15th season with seven all-new episodes beginning Wednesday, April 27 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on COMEDY CENTRAL.

On Tuesday, April 26, "South Park: The Complete Fourteenth Season" will be released nationwide on DVD and Blu-ray by COMEDY CENTRAL Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Entertainment. In addition to all 14 episodes, the DVD and Blu-ray include mini-commentaries on all episodes by creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, never-before-seen footage and deleted scenes.

The all-new episodes from this season are avail...

Olivia Munn Was At The First Ever Comedy Awards (Spoiler Alert: Pics & Full List Of Winners)

3/27/2011 6:00pm EDT
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Olivia Munn looked stunning in a strapless blue dress at Comedy Central's first ever Comedy Awards, which were a big hit on Saturday night. But the event wasn't live - it was only a taping. The show doesn't air until Sunday, April 10, but you can check out pics of some of the stars who were there and see the full list of winners right here.

Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin and David Letterman were among those laughing as they were honored for their achievements during the night's ceremony.

Fey won the Best Comedy Actress In A Film for her role in Date Night, while the 30 Rock creator's TV co-star B...

'South Park' Creators Trey Parker & Matt Stone Discuss 'The Book Of Mormon' With Jimmy Fallon (Video)

3/24/2011 12:00pm EDT
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South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone sat down with Jimmy Fallon on Late Night last night to discuss their smash hit Broadway musical, "The Book Of Mormon."

The duo explains how they got in to creating musicals - such as their films Team America World Police and South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut; and how they even wanted to make their first feature film, Orgazmo, into a musical as well, however, producers wouldn't let them. The comedic duo even explains that when they explained to producers that Bigger, Longer and Uncut would be a musical the suits weren't too keen on that, eit...

'South Park' Creator Matt Stone Surprised By Mormon Musical's Reception

3/2/2011 2:22pm EST
Matt Stone
South Park creator Matt Stone is pleasantly surprised by the positive response he's received from Mormons for his new Broadway musical comedy, which was inspired by the religion.

Stone and his writing partner Trey Parker teamed up with Avenue Q creator Robert Lopez for The Book of Mormon, which centers around two young Mormon missionaries who are sent to Uganda to promote the faith.

The director admits he expected some Mormons to be offended by the cheeky show, but the production has been warmly received by audience members since opening for previews last month - even by those who prac...

Man Sentenced To 25 Years In Jail Over 'South Park' Threats

2/25/2011 8:24am EST
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A man has been sentenced to 25 years in jail on terrorism charges stemming from threats he made to South Park bosses after they poked fun at Islamic prophet Mohammed in a controversial episode of the show.

Zachary Adam Chesser, 21, pleaded guilty in October to urging viewers to attack producers of the program by posting their home addresses online and adding: "Pay them a visit." Chesser, from Virginia, was said to have been infuriated by an episode aired last April in which Mohammed was depicted dressed in a bear suit.

He also admitted providing material support to a terrorist group an...

The Most Outrageous Fashion Fails In Oscar History (Video)

2/24/2011 11:15am EST
Remember this look? This is what Bjork wore to the 2001 Oscars: a "swan dress." It's just the start of the list of fashion fails in Oscar history. Most Hollywood stars use the Oscars to show off the latest in fashion from their favorite designers, but some take it too far.

Only a year before Bjork's look, South Park creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker decided to show up in drag, wearing the outfits Jennifer Lopez and Gwyneth Paltrow wore to previous award shows. However, they're off the list because they looked bad on purpose!

Watch the video below for the history of Oscar fashion fails:

'South Park' Creators Trey Parker & Matt Stone Sued

11/15/2010 11:35pm EST
Trey Parker and Matt Stone
"South Park" creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone are facing legal action over allegations they copied a hit online music video for an episode of the popular cartoon.

The song "What What (In the Butt)" by Samwell became a viral phenomenon in 2007 when it racked up over 33 million views on and became one of the most watched music videos of all time.

The track was mimicked on "South Park" in 2008, when it featured on an episode entitled "Canada on Strike" - but the parody has landed producers in trouble, and they were hit with a copyright infringement lawsuit by Brownmark Films b...

'South Park' Creators Apologize For Stealing Dialogue

10/25/2010 8:17am EDT
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Matt Stone and Trey Parker have apologized to the bosses of a comedy website for lifting dialogue from an online short for an episode of South Park.

The episode titled Insheeption which aired on Wednesday, poked fun at summer blockbuster Inception and featured similar wording to a video, Inception Characters Don't Understand Inception. Both featured the identical line: "Sometimes my thoughts of my dead wife manifest themselves as trains."

Stone claims he and co-creator Parker turned to the parody clip because they couldn't get hold of the Leonardo DiCaprio film and mist...

Man Pleads Guilty To Threatening 'South Park' Creators

10/21/2010 8:42am EDT
Trey Parker
A man is facing up to 30 years in jail for making threats against South Park bosses after they poked fun at Islamic prophet Mohammed in a controversial episode of the show.

Zachary Adam Chessers, 20, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to urging viewers to attack producers of the show by posting their home addresses online and adding: "Pay them a visit." Chessers, from Virginia, is said to have been infuriated by an episode aired in April in which Mohammed was depicted dressed in a bear suit.

The cartoon was censored before broadcast following threats from a radical Islamic group, but it still ...

'South Park' To Spoof 'Jersey Shore'

10/7/2010 2:55pm EDT
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New Jersey is rapidly taking over the nation one state at a time and their next stop is South Park in an all-new episode of "South Park" titled, "New Jersey," premiering on Wednesday, October 13 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on COMEDY CENTRAL.

Everything east of the Rockies is now part of New Jersey! South Park is in danger of becoming West Jersey within the week. As the Jerseyites spill into Colorado and approach South Park, Randy and the boys stand strong against the onslaught.

Launched in 1997, "South Park," now in its 14th season, remains the highest-rated series on COMEDY CENTRAL. "South Pa...

NASCAR Fans Are 'Poor And Stupid' On 'South Park' This Week

10/4/2010 2:21pm EDT
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South Park kicks off its fall season this Wednesday October 6th, taking aim at ."

Here is the press release and clip of this week's episode: Cartmans dream is to join the exclusive ranks of great NASCAR drivers in an all-new episode of "South Park" titled, "Poor and Stupid," premiering on Wednesday, October 6 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on COMEDY CENTRAL.

Cartman wants to race with the pros and he's ready to do whatever it takes to make it happen. He's afraid that no matter how hard he tries, he'll never reach the level of the other NASCAR drivers. Working with Butters as his pit boss, Cartman pu...

200th Episode Could Be The End For 'South Park'

4/13/2010 7:15pm EDT
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Every celebrity the town of "South Park">South Park" has ever mocked is out for revenge as the show marks its 200th episode titled "200," premiering on Wednesday, April 14 at 10:00 p.m. on Comedy Central.

While on a school field trip, Stan accidentally insults Tom Cruise and sets off a chain reaction. Two hundred previously ridiculed celebrities stand strong in a class action lawsuit against the town of South Park. This could be the thing that destroys South Park forever.

Launched in 1997, "South Park," now in its 14th season, remains the highest-rated series on Comedy Central. "South Par...

'Modern Family': Why Aren’t You Watching It!?

12/10/2009 12:00pm EST
Modern Family
The buzz about "Modern Family" has been quiet and confusing. The chatter started among family members who usually give misguided advice about what hot new shows I must see (CBS comes up constantly). Then coworkers let down their guard and a bit of their normalcy showed through, "Haven't you heard of Modern Family?" Apparently I had to watch this show about a giant dysfunctional family that includes gays, giant age gaps in marriages, and a shooting style akin to "The Office." One caveat; it was on ABC. Nothing edgy or incredible hilarious happens on regular TV channels anymore!

And then I...

'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia' Finally Getting Recognition It Deserves

11/19/2009 12:02pm EST
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia started out seeming like just another crude comedy about a few dudes (and one chick) drinking away their mediocrity in some random bar. Airing on the FX Network, its cult following has managed to grow steadily by word of mouth and social networking sites, and now, in the show's fifth season and following a one-of-a-kind live tour for their breakout episode, The Nightman Cometh, the Sunny gang is finally getting some wider spread success as well. For the creator of the series, Rob McElhenney, this recognition is really not surprising: "I personally definitel...

Global Cataclysm At The Water Park In This Week's 'South Park'

11/16/2009 2:09pm EST
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The boys are super excited to spend the day at Pipi’s Splash Town, but there is danger at every turn in an all-new "South Park" titled "Pee," premiering on Wednesday, November 18 at 10:00 p.m. on Comedy Central.

Things at the water park are not what they seem. The boys’ fun-filled day is about to turn deadly. Events are in play at Splash Town that signal the end of the world is upon us. Cartman tries to warn everyone, but no one will listen. Disaster is about to strike and the boys are in a race to survive.

Launched in 1997, "South Park," now in its 13th season, remains the highest-ra...

Cartman Will Not Be Silenced In This Week's New Episode Of 'South Park'

11/9/2009 12:57pm EST
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Cartman has a daily forum for his agenda when he is chosen to do the morning announcements at school in an all-new "South Park" titled, "Dances with Smurfs," premiering on Wednesday, November 11 at 10:00 p.m. on Comedy Central.

Eric Cartman seizes the opportunity to become the voice of change at the school when he takes over the morning announcements. His target is South Park Elementary's Student Body President, Wendy Testaburger. Cartman is asking the tough questions and gaining followers.

Launched in 1997, "South Park," now in its 13th season, remains the highest-rated series on Com...

There's A Harley Festival In 'South Park'; New Episode Nov. 4

11/2/2009 2:25pm EST
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The boys aren't going to let the Harley Festival being held in South Park ruin their weekend in an all-new "South Park" titled, "The F Word," premiering on Wednesday, November 4 at 10:00 p.m. on Comedy Central.

Everyone agrees they've had enough of the loud and obnoxious bikers that have arrived in South Park. The boys are taking on the Harley riders. They thrown down the "F word" and the game is on.

Launched in 1997, "South Park," now in its 13th season, remains the highest-rated series on Comedy Central. "South Park" repeats Wednesdays at 12:00 a.m., Thursdays at 10:00 p.m. and 12:0...

The Japanese Are Killing Dolphins And Whales In This Week's New 'South Park'

10/26/2009 1:48pm EDT
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The Japanese are on a mad hunt to kill all the world's dolphins and whales in an all-new "South Park" titled, "Whale Whores," premiering on Wednesday, October 28 at 10:00 p.m. on Comedy Central.

Stan and his family are spending his birthday at the Denver Aquarium where they will get to swim with the dolphins. Things turn bloody when the Japanese attack, kill all the dolphins and ruin Stan's big day. There seems to be no end to the senseless killing. Stan takes on the cause to save the dolphins from the Japanese.

Launched in 1997, "South Park," now in its 13th season, remains the highe...

The Boys Go To The WWE For The First Time On This Week's New 'South Park'

10/20/2009 12:10pm EDT
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After attending a WWE match, the boys all want to be professional wrestlers in an all-new "South Park" titled, "W.T.F.," premiering on Wednesday, October 21 at 10:00 p.m. on Comedy Central.

The boys have found their new calling in life and they hurry to sign up for the wrestling club. They soon find out the kind of wrestling they teach at school is not the same thing they saw at the WWE. The boy’s wrestling coach has the same problem. He’s been struggling for years to get people to see the difference.

Launched in 1997, "South Park," now in its 13th season, remains the highest-rated se...

Butters Puckers Up In An All-New 'South Park' Wednesday, Oct 14

10/13/2009 10:33am EDT
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Prostitution is on the rise in "South Park" in an all-new episode titled, "Butters' Bottom B*tch," premiering on Wednesday, October 14 at 10:00 p.m. on Comedy Central.

Butters has made it all the way to the fourth grade without ever kissing a girl. All of his friends have been teasing him mercilessly. Butters is determined to catch up with the rest of the boys in his class. Meanwhile, one overly dedicated cop wages war on prostitution in South Park.

Launched in 1997, "South Park," now in its 13th season, remains the highest-rated series on Comedy Central. "South Park" repeats Wednesda...

Dead Celebrities Haunt Ike On 'South Park'; New Episodes Begin Oct. 7

10/5/2009 2:46pm EDT
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The boys bring in professional ghost hunters to investigate evidence of paranormal activity in the Broflovski house in an all-new episode of "South Park" titled, "Dead Celebrities," premiering on Wednesday, October 7 at 10:00 p.m. on Comedy Central.

Powerful forces are tormenting Ike. He's freaked out and the stress could kill him. Kyle and the boys are doing everything they can to save him, but the poltergeists won't leave Ike alone.

Launched in 1997, "South Park," now in its 13th season, remains the highest-rated series on Comedy Central. "South Park" repeats Wednesdays at 12:00 a.m...

'South Park' Returns With All New Episodes Wednesday, Oct. 7

9/14/2009 1:49pm EDT
South Park Season 13 begins October 7
After taking on the economic crisis, pirates and Kanye West, the foul-mouthed fourth-graders of South Park are back! Continuing its 13th season, "South Park," winner of the 2009 Primetime Emmy Award, returns with seven all-new episodes beginning Wednesday, October 7 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on Comedy Central.

"South Park Let's Go Defense Play!" is available for download exclusively on xBox Live Arcade on October 7. And the all-new season of 13 episodes is available in HD exclusively on xBox LIVE, iTunes, Sony Playstation Store, Zune and Comcast Video On Demand. The new episodes are also avail...

'Mad Men' Star Vincent Kartheiser: 'I Like This Season Most Of All, It's Really, Really Brilliant'

8/13/2009 10:31am EDT
Vincent Kartheiser
The critically acclaimed and Emmy award winning series "Mad Men" is returning for its third season (Sunday, August 16 at 10 p.m. on AMC). Vincent Kartheiser, who plays the dastardly, at times, Pete Campbell -- who we last saw left alone on his office couch, rejected by Peggy Olsen (Elisabeth Moss) after being told that he not only had a child with her, but she had given the child away -- joins us to discuss the motivations behind Pete's actions and looks ahead to this upcoming third season.

Mike: I want your opinion on this. Why do I, in this weird way and I don't think I'm supposed to, ...

Slideshow: Actors Who Have Battled Gay Rumors

8/12/2009 11:00am EDT
Tom Cruise
Even though many have girlfriends, wives or children, several male celebrities have been accused of being gay. Check out our slideshow of hot male stars who've battled gay rumors...

South Park did an episode with Tom Cruise coming out of the closet. Richard Gere, well, you know the gerbil story. Daniel Radcliffe recently handed over a "generous" donation to homosexual support group The Trevor Project.

Are these guys gay? Are they straight? Does it really matter? Let us know what you think in the comments!

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What's On? This Week In Television

5/4/2009 2:08pm EDT
Michael J. Fox
The networks continue to vie for your attention and May sweeps wins. Don't miss the special "Adventures of an Eternal Optimist" this Thursday on ABC starring Michael J. Fox, based on his best selling book Always Looking Up. Lots of great competition out there as American Idol is down to four, six castaways remain on Survivor, the NBA and NHL playoffs continue, and Amazing Race 14 concludes.


Pick of the Night: House FOX 8/7c, "Under my skin." House continues to hallucinate seeing Wilson's dead fiancé Amber.

Other new episodes worth watching: The Big Bang Theory CBS 8/7c...