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    TV Dial: Danny McBride, Jody Hill & Annette Bening Line Up HBO Gigs; 'Under The Dome' Gets Second Season & More

    Big-screen success has been elusive for the comedic duo, but that hasn’t kept Danny McBride and Jody Hill from creating one of the most iconic comedic characters in Kenny Powers on the HBO series “Eastbound & Down.” Though that show is winding down with its final season airing later this year, McBri...

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    FX Spinoff Channel FXX Greenlights Gay White Rapper Animated Comedy 'Chozen,' From the Producers of 'Archer' and 'Eastbound and Down'

    FXX, the comedy spinoff network FX plans to launch on September 2nd, will be home to established series "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia," "The League," "Legit" and "Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell," all of which will move over from FX. But it will also be a platform for new originals of its own...

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    You're On The Clock, Mister: 20 Great Workplace Comedies

    This weekend's broad new studio comedy "The Internship" (our review) concerns a couple of schlubs (former wedding crashers Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson) who, finding themselves out of work and hopelessly outdated when it comes to modern technology, apply to become interns at Google. While there, the...

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    Watch: Super Bowl Spots Directed By Jon Favreau, Carl Erik Rinsch, Jake Scott, Noam Murro & More

    Super Bowl advertising wasn't just about the movies. No, seriously. Plenty of major brands spent big chunks of their marketing budget in the hopes they could capture the attention of the nation. Some did, some didn't. But going along with the big spend, was the roping in of major talent both in fron...

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    Danny McBride & Jody Hill Reveal Why 'Eastbound & Down' Is Back And What To Expect In Season 4

    In case you missed the news last night, HBO has ordered up a fourth season of "Eastbound & Down." That's right, the show that everyone expected was over and done with this spring -- including creators Danny McBride and Jody Hill -- is now back, with eight more episodes to come. The...

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    HBO Surprisingly Bringing Back 'Eastbound & Down' For Another Season

    Having just announced renewals for a second season of "The Newsroom" and a sixth of "True Blood," HBO's also now committing to fourth season of "Eastbound & Down." According to Variety, the Danny McBride comedy "will go forward with eight episodes."

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    'Observe And Report' Director Jody Hill Helming A '70s Action Pic That Could Become A 'Dukes Of Hazzard' Reboot

    We’re not against films that are labeled as reboots per se, but we are fervently against reboots of films that were made within the last decade. It’s not that the new films themselves are guaranteed to be terrible, but there’s something so crass and terribly money-grabbing about th...

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    Danny McBride on 'Eastbound & Down': 'There's other stuff we'd like to do'

    Yesterday, we checked in with "Eastbound & Down" co-creator Jody Hill to discuss the progress of his HBO show, which concludes its third -- and possibly last -- season on Sunday night. While Hill and Ben Best did a lot of the behind-the-scenes work that gives the dark comedy-drama its ...

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    Is 'Eastbound & Down' Ending? Even Show Co-Creator Jody Hill Isn't Sure

    There have been plenty of obstinate and hopelessly self-involved male characters at the center of popular TV programs, but it's safe to say there has never been one quite like Kenny Powers, the struggling baseball player played by Danny McBride on HBO's "Eastbound & Down." Ofte...

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    Jody Hill & Irvine Welsh Teaming For HBO Version Of Hit Sundance Doc 'Knuckle'

    Network Also Planning Miniseries Version Of 'I, Claudius'Every so often, a documentary comes along that seems ripe for feature adaptation, and, as usual, it's snapped up speedily by studio executives. But for the most part ("Dogtown & Z-Boys" becoming "Lords of Dogtown" being the only exception we c...

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