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    IFC Orders Second Season of Will Ferrell Satire after 'Earth-Shattering' Success of 'Spoils of Babylon'

    "Television audiences haven't clamored this much for a second season since 'After M*A*S*H'," joked Matt Piedmont very much in the same tone as his tongue and cheek satire, "The Spoils of Babylon".

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    Why Orson Welles Was a Big Influence on IFC's Miniseries Spoof 'The Spoils of Babylon'

    Stars Tobey Maguire, Haley Joel Osment and Kristen Wiig took the stage at the TCA press tour this morning alongside creators Matt Piedmont and Andrew Steele to talk about "The Spoils of Babylon," the IFC miniseries premiering tonight, January 9th, at 10pm.

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    Miniseries Spoof 'The Spoils of Babylon' Is An Affectionate Ode to '70s Bloat From IFC and Funny or Die

    Matt Piedmont and Andrew Steele have an impressive and possibly doomed dedication to making detailed send-ups of genres with which their audience is almost certainly unfamiliar.

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    5 Best Bets on TV This Week: 'Justified' Returns and BET Premieres Its First Original Drama Series

    Sure, Sunday tends to be overcrowded with high-end TV like "Downton Abbey," the returning "Girls," "House of Lies" and "Shameless" and the premiering "True Detective," but what to watch the rest of the time? Every Monday, we bring you five noteworthy highlights from the other six days of the week.

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    Watch the First Scene From IFC's Miniseries Spoof 'The Spoils of Babylon,' Starring Tobey Maguire and Kristen Wiig

    If the first scene from IFC's upcoming miniseries "The Spoils of Babylon" is any indication, the Will Ferrell and Adam McKay-produced program is going to be incredibly weird.

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    Watch a Fake 'Hearts of Darkness'-Style Making-of Doc For IFC Miniseries 'The Spoils of Babylon,' Starring Tobey Maguire and Kristen Wiig

    IFC miniseries "The Spoils of Babylon," produced by Funny or Die and premiering on January 9, is a deadpan parody of sprawling sagas like "The Thorn Birds" from the writer and the director of "Casa de Mi Padre."

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    Watch: New Clip That Isn’t A Promotion From ‘Anchorman 2’ Plus Extended Look At ‘Spoils Of Babylon’

    As we detailed yesterday with 15 examples, “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues” moves forward with its pervasive (or as one could say, “annoying”) marketing prowess, utilizing underwear, ice cream, and automobiles as venues on which to slap Ron Burgundy’s face. Paramount hasn’t blocked their usual ro...

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    Watch: Tobey Maguire Tells His Dramatic Life Story as Devon Moorehouse in Latest 'The Spoils of Babylon' Trailer

    IFC has released a new trailer for its Funny or Die-produced miniseries parody "The Spoils of Babylon," based on the (fictional) bestselling novel of the same name by the (made up) author Eric Jonrosh.

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    Watch: Wonderfully Weird Trailer For Will Ferrell's IFC Comedy Series 'The Spoils Of Babylon'

    So, you know in "Rushmore" how Max Fisher puts on those ambitious, yet awesomely amateur plays, clearly based on '70s cinema? What if there was a whole comedy series that essentially took that approach and boosted it a few notches? That seems to be the only way to begin describing "The Spoils Of Bab...

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    Watch: Will Ferrell, Tobey Maguire and Kristen Wiig Spoof Sprawling Miniseries in the Trailer for IFC's 'The Spoils of Babylon'

    Will Ferrell and Adam McKay will skewer sweeping, overblown miniseries like "The Thorn Birds" in IFC's "The Spoils of Babylon," a six-part saga based on the novel by the legendary (and fictional) author Eric Jonrosh. Here's the trailer.

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