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Louis C.K. shares first-feature film online with fans

January 30th, 2014 3:20am EST
Louis C.K.
Comedian Louis C.K. has released a film he made over a decade ago co-starring celebrity pals Steve Carell and Wanda Sykes.

In 1998, the Emmy winner wrote and directed his first feature-length film titled Tomorrow Night, a comedy starring his friends Carell, Sykes, Conan O'Brien and Curb Your Enthusiasm's J.B. Smoove.

Despite the fact the movie screened at the acclaimed Sundance Film Festival, studio executives never picked it up.

Now nearly 16 years later, the funnyman has resurrected the black-and-white movie and made it available to view on his website for just $5 (£3) on Wednesday (29...
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Jeff Garlin sued by motorist

July 24th, 2013 3:10am EDT
Jeff Garlin
Comedian Jeff Garlin has been hit with a lawsuit following his arrest in California last month (Jun13).

The Curb Your Enthusiasm star was taken into custody for reportedly breaking a window of Rachel Depaz's Mercedes-Benz with his hand during an outing in Studio City.

The 51-year-old father of two escaped vandalism charges, but now he is facing legal action from the other driver.

In the papers, obtained by TMZ.com, Depaz claims Garlin blocked her vehicle in a parking lot, prompting an exchange of gestures. It is then alleged the star approached the car and "slammed his fist against the d...
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Jeff Garlin opens up about recent arrest

July 21st, 2013 8:41pm EDT
Jeff Garlin
Comedian Jeff Garlin is upset about false reports regarding his arrest last month (Jun13), insisting the gossip is causing "stress" to himself and his family.

The Curb Your Enthusiasm star was taken into custody on 15 June (13) for reportedly breaking the side window of a woman's Mercedes-Benz with his hand during an outing in Studio City, California.

The 51-year-old father of two escaped vandalism charges and has now broken his silence over the incident during an interview with the New York Times Magazine.

Garlin refuses to discuss his run-in with the law in detail due to a pending meet...
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Jeff Garlin escapes vandalism charges

June 17th, 2013 8:41pm EDT
Jeff Garlin
Funnyman Jeff Garlin has escaped vandalism charges following his arrest on Saturday (15Jun13).

The Curb Your Enthusiasm star was arrested after allegedly smashing the windows of a Mercedes in Studio City, California during a heated altercation with the vehicle's female driver over a parking spot.

TMZ.com reports he broke the side window with his hand.

Sources tell the website Garlin will not face criminal charges, but he faces a stern reprimand for his actions from the Los Angeles City Attorney at a date to be announced.
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Russell Brand to star in comedy show based on his life

June 7th, 2013 3:11am EDT
Russell Brand
Russell Brand has been given some good news after the axe of his U.S. talk show - the British comic is to star in a new comedy series based on his own life.

Network bosses at FX are pulling the plug on his late-night programme Brand X, but the funnyman is currently developing a live-action show, which he will star in and produce.

Confirming reports, FX CEO John Landgraf explains, "It'll be a live action show that is loosely based on his life like Curb Your Enthusiasm is loosely based on Larry David's life."

Seinfeld co-creator David played a fictionalised version of himself in hit TV com...
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Wanda Sykes auctioning off bowling date for charity

May 17th, 2013 3:10am EDT
Wanda Sykes
Comedienne Wanda Sykes is offering her fans the chance to show off their sporting prowess by auctioning off a bowling date for charity.

The Curb Your Enthusiasm star will pit her aim against the lucky winner and a friend for two games of bowling in Los Angeles to raise funds for The Usual Suspects Theatre Company.

The Charitybuzz.com auction is expected to smash the $2,000 (£1,290) target before it closes on 30 May (13) as bidding had already reached $1, 570 (£1,012) at the time WENN goes to press.
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Multiple HBO Series, 'Mad Men,' & 'Downton Abbey' Among 2012 Emmy Nominees

July 19th, 2012 10:00am EDT
Mad Men
Early this morning Jimmy Kimmell and Kerry Washington announced the nominees for the 2012 Primetime Emmy Awards. Multiple nominees include "Mad Men," "Downton Abbey" and "30 Rock."

Battling it out for the Outstanding Drama Series award will be "Mad Men," "Homeland," "Downton Abbey," "Dexter," "Breaking Bad," and "Boardwalk Empire."

Outstanding Comedy Series nods go to "30 Rock," "Girls," "Modern Family," "The Big Bang Theory," "Veep," and "Curb Your Enthusiasm."

Notable nominees include Zooey Deschanel from fledging series "New Girl," Julia Louis-Dreyfus from HBO's "Veep," Claire Danes f...
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Robert F Kennedy Jr.’s Wife, Mary Kennedy, Found Dead

May 17th, 2012 8:24am EDT
RumorFix has confirmed that a body has been found at the Mount Kisco, New York home of Mary Kennedy, estranged wife of Robert Kennedy Jr.

The Bedford Police Department tells us they discovered a body at 1:36 p.m. ET — but they won’t release the identity until notification of family members has been made.

ABC News is reporting that the body belongs to Mary Kennedy.

52-year-old Mary Richardson Kennedy and Robert have been married since 1994 and have four children together.

Robert Kennedy reportedly has been dating Curb Your Enthusiam actress Cheryl Hines.
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Jerry Seinfeld To Return To Television In New Reality Series

May 9th, 2012 2:30pm EDT
Jerry Seinfeld
Funnyman Jerry Seinfeld is returning to TV in a new reality series.

The actor and star of long-running sitcom Seinfeld will show off his love for the auto industry in upcoming program Comics and Cars.

The 58 year old will team up with his pals Alec Baldwin, Ricky Gervais, and former writing partner Larry David to test-drive cars from their youth and trade stories and laughs.

According to The Daily, the project has not yet been picked up by a network, but the news should come as no surprise to fans as the stand-up comedian has been dropping hints about the gig over the last several wee...
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Larry David Trapped Inside Parking Garage

March 21st, 2012 10:44am EDT
Larry David
Larry David had a real life Curb Your Enthusiasm moment when the hapless actor was left trapped inside a garage.

The actor, who plays a constantly exasperated version of himself in the comedy series, attempted to leave a parking lot in Los Angeles on Sunday but failed.

Footage obtained by TMZ.com shows the 64-year-old funnyman struggling to open the parking gate before shouting to an assistant via the intercom, "I can't do it, I can't do this. I've put it in and paid $5."

David apologized to other drivers for the delay, but the flustered funnyman managed to eventually make his exit af...
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Q&A: 'Hung' Star Stephen Amell

November 13th, 2011 11:00pm EST
Hung
It's been said that a hero is only as good as their antagonist. On HBO's Hung, that juicy role falls to actor Stephen Amell, who recently sat down with me to dish about the series.

Amell plays Jason, who is the chief competition of Hung's main character, Ray Drecker. He's got a winning smile but a lot more going on behind it. Read on to find out what's in store for his character in season three and what it's like being the allegedly bad guy, as well as what type of role Amell would love to play.

Hung fans should also check out my previous Q&A with Charlie Saxton (Damon Drecker).

Hung c...
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Q&A: Devon Sawa Returns To 'Nikita'

September 30th, 2011 2:05pm EDT
Nikita
You can't keep Nikita's Owen down - and the fans are certainly glad for that. Devon Sawa's ex-Guardian has been so popular that tonight marks his fifth appearance on The CW's hit spy series. Before "Falling Ash" airs tonight, Devon came by to chat with me about Owen's popularity and what's ahead for his character.

(You can also check out our previous interview from season one.)

This is your fifth appearance and your first of season two. Not bad for a character intended as a one-off! What do you think is the secret to Owen's popularity?

I must be doing something right. I don't ...
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Ted Danson Gives His Thoughts On Joining The Cast Of 'CSI'

September 20th, 2011 4:00pm EDT
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
There’s no stopping the CSI juggernaut, not even the loss of the lead investigator. When Grissom (William Petersen) left, Langston (Laurence Fishburne) was there to lead the team. Now he’s left and D.B. Russell (Ted Danson) is leading the crime scene investigators of Las Vegas.

We’ve seen Danson get serious recently as Arthur Frobisher in Damages. He’s still most famous as a comedian, in Cheers, Becker and still Curb Your Enthusiasm and Bored to Death. Danson left his Martha’s Vineyard summer home early to get to work on CSI and speak with the Television Critics Association about it thi...
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Larry David To Auction Off 20 Minutes Of His Time

September 15th, 2011 1:31pm EDT
Larry David
Funnyman Larry David is auctioning 20 minutes of his time to raise money for Michael J. Fox's charity.

The highest bidder will win a 20-minute one-on-one 'pitch meeting' to discuss ideas with the Seinfeld co-creator in his office in Santa Monica, California.

The Charity Buzz auction is expected to raise $5,000 for the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research.

Fox, who was diagnosed with the degenerative disorder in 1991, played his Parkinson's disease for laughs with a cameo role in an episode of David's sitcom Curb Your Enthusiasm that aired on Sunday.
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Larry David Dating 'Curb' Co-Star Amy Landecker?

August 25th, 2011 10:01am EDT
Larry David
Funnyman Larry David is reportedly dating actress Amy Landecker, his co-star in a recent episode of his hit comedy Curb Your Enthusiasm.

The A Serious Man actress starred in Sunday's episode, entitled The Bi-Sexual, and now New York Post gossip column Page Six reports the pair "sparked on set" and have since been spotted on dates in both New York and Los Angeles.

David divorced Laurie Lennard in 2007.
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Larry David Aggravated By 'Ridiculous' Money Gossip

August 22nd, 2011 11:23am EDT
Larry David
Funnyman Larry David has played down his reputation as a multi-millionaire, insisting it's "ridiculous" his fans are "obsessed" with his personal wealth.

The Curb Your Enthusiasm star is rumored to have made a fortune from the rights to the hit show, which has been syndicated around the world.

Media commentators often compare him to his famously wealthy Seinfeld co-star Jerry Seinfeld, but David is frustrated with the ongoing gossip about his wealth because "half" of his earnings were handed to his ex-wife Laurie Lennard following their divorce in 2007.

He tells Britain's Observer mag...
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Q&A: 'Love In The Wild' Host Darren McMullen

August 10th, 2011 3:11pm EDT
Love In The Wild
Dating is hard enough, but then to throw nature into the mix seems downright insane. That's the premise of NBC's Love In The Wild. Backstage at America's Got Talent, the show's host, Darren McMullen, talked with me recently about the scary perils of nature and his interest in reality television (including our mutual affection for one show in particular!)

We've seen dating shows before, but this is a particularly weird concept for one.

Oh, I could probably think of a weirder one, but it's good. It seems to work. We have legitimate couples going on, which is more than can be said for a lot ...
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Is Cheryl Hines Dating Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.?

May 27th, 2011 9:30am EDT
Cheryl Hines
A representative for actress Cheryl Hines has dismissed rumors she is moving on from her marriage split by dating the son of assassinated politician Bobby Kennedy.

Hines filed for divorce from her husband of eight years, Paul Young, last August and she was rumored to have found love again with Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. after they were seen attending an environmental documentary premiere in New York together last week.

But Hines' rep is adamant the "Curb Your Enthusiasm" star is not dating Kennedy, who also filed for divorce last year after splitting from his wife Mary.

The spokesperson tell...
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Summer 2011 TV Highlights

May 24th, 2011 1:00pm EDT
True Blood
As much as you should be going to the beach, catching a hot concert or spending time with friends at outdoor barbeques this summer, there is also a lot going on indoors too. We’re talking about what’s going on inside on the television. Summer television shows aren’t always about the addicting and sometimes laughable reality programs since stations like TNT and USA have stepped up their game with shows like The Closer and Burn Notice. As much as we were anticipating the return of Mad Men this summer only to be disappointed by the news that the premiere is delayed until 2012, we found a few m...
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Interview With Paul Reiser, Star Of 'The Paul Reiser Show'

April 11th, 2011 10:20am EDT
Paul Reiser Show
Paul Reiser hasn’t been on television in a while. That’s the case in real life, and it’s also the case on Reiser’s new NBC sitcom, “The Paul Reiser Show,” which the actor co-wrote and produced. Like a diet version of “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” “The Paul Reiser Show” follows a fictionalized version of Reiser’s life 11 years after the end of his star making role in “Mad About You.” Struggling with his fading celebrity and with a wealth of free time, Reiser spends his days wrestling with his kids’ school projects, hanging out with a disparate group of chuckleheads that he calls his friends, and t...
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Cheryl Hines Fronting Heart Disease Awareness Crusade

February 4th, 2011 3:39pm EST
Cheryl Hines
Actress Cheryl Hines has stepped up as the new face of a heart disease awareness campaign for women after almost losing her father to the condition.

The Curb Your Enthusiasm star, 45, is promoting Go Red for Women, urging U.S. citizens to show their support for the cause by wearing clothes in the rosy color on Friday, during National Heart Month. She admits she only underwent a health check when her dad, James, suffered a near-fatal heart attack, and Hines was shocked when she did her research and discovered heart disease is the number one killer among women across America.

Speaking on...
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Sacha Baron Cohen To Play Saddam Hussein In 'The Dictator'

January 21st, 2011 8:48am EST
Sacha Baron Cohen
Funnyman Sacha Baron Cohen is set to play a ruthless leader inspired by late Iraqi president Saddam Hussein in new comedy The Dictator.

The Borat creator has signed up to play the tyrannic former president in a film based on a romantic novel, thought to be written by the dictator in 2000.

Zabibah and the King, which was released in Iraq under the late leader's supposed pseudonym The Author, told the story of a king who falls in love with a married commoner. It was a bestseller.

Baron Cohen is planning to bring a touch of humor to the much-hated politician's tale in a film Paramount Pictu...
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Jason Alexander Returning To TV

December 9th, 2010 2:31pm EST
Jason Alexander
Seinfeld star Jason Alexander is set to return to TV - the funnyman is in talks to develop a small screen drama about a struggling actor.

Alexander is in negotiations with CBS network bosses to develop, produce and star in a new hour-long series, according to trade paper Variety.

The as-yet-untitled show reportedly centers around a struggling actor who joins his ex-wife's detective agency, and then becomes an expert in disguise by using his acting skills.

Alexander last starred as a sports show host for Listen Up in 2005 and has since guest starred in programs including Criminal Minds ...
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Cheryl Hines Looks Like She's Part Of A Dance Recital

October 13th, 2010 10:00pm EDT
Cheryl Hines
"Curb Your Enthusiasm" star Cheryl Hines showed up to an event for the Alfred E. Mann Foundation for Scientific Research looking like she was starring in a dance recital. What do you think of her white silver sequined gown?

Cheryl and her husband Paul Young recently filed for divorce to end their seven year marriage. The ex-couple married in December 2002 and shares a six-year-old daughter, Catherine Rose.

The actress appears in the ABC TV pilot "Wright Vs. Wrong." In the show, a strong-minded, ambitious political personality espouses the conservative, right-wing agenda. However, while sh...
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'Mad Men' & 'Modern Family' Win Big At Emmys; See Full List Of Winners & What They Wore!

August 30th, 2010 1:53am EDT
Emmys
Hit drama "Mad Men" and comedy newcomer "Modern Family" were the toast of the 2010 Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday night, winning the evening's top honors.

"Mad Men's" win for best drama series marked the third consecutive time the 1960s hit took the prize, seeing off competition this year from "Breaking Bad," "Dexter," "The Good Wife," "Lost" and blood-sucking vampire series "True Blood."

Best comedy series winner "Modern Family" topped "Curb Your Enthusiasm," "Nurse Jackie," "The Office," "30 Rock" and "Glee" for its big win. The show's Eric Stonestreet took home the night's first prize...
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2010 Emmys: Who Should Win & Who Will Win

August 28th, 2010 1:00pm EDT
2010 Emmys
It’s a transitional year for the Emmys, meaning this is one of the more exciting races in recent memories. The flood of new nominees (brought on by a stellar development slate) means that we can no longer rely on the predictable Emmy voting to determine winners. Instead, this is a year where we can see many newcomers emerging and starting a whole new slate of predictable nominees.

Yes, that was a little cynical, but it’s the sad truth of the Emmys – habits are hard to break for the voters. Luckily, this year the virgin nominees have afforded them an extensive choice for brand new habits.

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Cheryl Hines & Husband Split

August 23rd, 2010 7:41pm EDT
Cheryl Hines
Cheryl Hines and her husband Paul Young have filed for divorce to end their seven year marriage.

The "Curb Your Enthusiasm" star and Young, a producer and talent manager, filed for divorce on July 20, reports UsMagazine.com.

The ex-couple married in December 2002, and shares a six-year-old daughter, Catherine Rose.

A spokesperson confirms the pair "will remain extremely close friends."

See more photos of Cheryl here!
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Sofia Vergara Will Go Streaking After Emmy Win?

August 5th, 2010 3:00pm EDT
Sofia Vergara
Sexy Modern Family star Sofia Vergara is preparing to stop traffic in Los Angeles after the Emmy Awards - she's promised to walk naked down Sunset Boulevard if her sitcom wins.

The hit TV show is up for a total of 14 Emmys, including a nomination for the Colombian bombshell in the category of Best Supporting Actress. Network bosses at ABC responded to the success of Modern Family by running a "for your consideration" ad in industry publication Variety, declaring that if the show beats Glee, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Nurse Jackie, The Office and 30 Rock to the Outstanding Comedy Series prize,...
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'Glee,' HBO's 'The Pacific' Land Massive Emmy Nominations

July 8th, 2010 10:26am EDT
Glee
Hit TV musical "Glee" is set to be the toast of the 2010 Primetime Emmy Awards after landing a massive 19 nominations.

The comedy about a group of high school students in a choir club will fight for the Outstanding TV Comedy prize against "Curb Your Enthusiasm," "Modern Family," "Nurse Jackie," "The Office" and "30 Rock," which has taken home the title for the last three years.

"Glee's" leading stars Matthew Morrison and Lea Michele have been nominated in the male and female categories for the outstanding comedy actor awards, while their co-star Chris Colfer has received a best supporting...
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Ricky Gervais Lands Role On 'Curb'

June 14th, 2010 4:30pm EDT
Ricky Gervais
Ricky Gervais is returning to TV after landing a role alongside his comedy idol Larry David in the next season of Curb Your Enthusiasm.

The pair will shoot the eighth season of the hit show this summer in New York City, after the comedy relocated from Los Angeles.

Gervais tells WENN.com, "I was offered a role a few seasons back but couldn't do it as I was filming Extras. I've always wanted to work with Larry as I consider him one of the most important comedic minds of the past 50 years. He is also one of the nicest people I know."

And he's looking forward to working in the Big Apple, ...
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