The Biggest Happenings in Comedy Right Now 2/6/14

By Jake Kroeger

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Controversy abounds like it always does on the Internet. Conspiracies about the Super Bowl, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, the Red Hot Chili Peppers at the Super Bowl, Jerry Seinfeld, Amanda Knox, etc. etc…. If you’re conflicted about any of this or conflicted about even whether you should be conflicted about it or not, you can take a breather and catch up on comedy news. There was a Seinfeld reunion of sorts, Adult Swim is expanding into the heart of primetime, and even a Charlie Chaplin novel has been uncovered. It’s a lot.

So, get into The Biggest Happenings in Comedy Right Now.

-David Wain from The State to direct Amy Poehler’s NBC comedy pilot Old Soul.

-ABC orders another family comedy pilot from Brian Gallivan and Will Gluck.

-Lennon Parham and Jessica St. Clair’s Playing House at USA Network adds Bobby Moynihan, Ian Roberts, Jason Mantzoukas, Andy Daly, John Lutz, and more as guest stars.

-No official word on what will happen with the late Phillip Seymour Hoffman’s Showtime dark comedy series Happyish.

-Seinfeld Super Bowl reunion is for an episode of Jerry Seinfeld’s Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.

-David Schwimmer to star and …read more

Source: Nerdist

    

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