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21 hrs ago | Boston.com

Romantic comedies sweeten fall's TV lineup

And so it begins. Throughout September and October, you'll encounter the traditional onslaught of new network TV shows, along with their countless weekly stories - murder mysteries propelled by flamingly false clues and Pollock-esque blood spatter, superheroes charging through bleak urban landscapes in impractical leather onesies, and byzantine legal cases whose lawyers specialize in last-minute chess moves.

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Related Topix: Games, Chess, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Drama, Happy Endings

Saturday | The Morning Call

Top 3 Pop: 'The Mindy Project,' 'This is Where I Leave ...

Now, at age 35, she has her own show. "The Mindy Project" debuted in 2012 on Fox, featuring Kaling as a young Ob/Gyn who tries to balance her personal and professional life in an office full of quirky co-workers.

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Related Topix: The Mindy Project, Entertainment, Television, Comedy, Mindy Kaling, This is Where I Leave You, Books

Saturday | Daily Mail

Mindy Kaling dons THREE different outfits as she promotes TV show in New York City

Meet the future Mrs Navratilova, the beauty queen with a VERY ugly past: Her millionaire boyfriend was shot dead by a prostitute and her baby's tragic death is still unexplained Vikings star Adrian Peterson indicted for child abuse after scarring son, 4, with a switch - just months after football player mourned another son 'beaten to death by his ex's boyfriend' Medical director of Manhattan clinic where Joan Rivers went into cardiac arrest steps down after he 'let an unauthorized doctor examine star' Father is outraged after fans from rival high school's soccer team make t-shirts featuring his son's MUGSHOT School shooter's jailers say they warned officials about a jail escape plot one day before TJ Lane broke out with two accomplices 'It was like the Jerry Springer show': Witnesses reveal how Palin family started birthday brawl with Willow's ex as Sarah 'crawled over people to get in ... (more)

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Related Topix: The Mindy Project, Entertainment, Television, Comedy, Mindy Kaling, Sex Scandal

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Deadline

Angela Kinsey To Topline & Co-Create ABC Buddy Comedy Produced By Darlene Hunt & Will Gluck

Female buddy comedies have been hot on the big screen with such recent hits as The Heat and The Other Woman. ABC and Sony Pictures TV are looking to extend the streak to television with a single-camera comedy starring The Office alumna Angela Kinsey and executive produced by Will Gluck .

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Angela Kinsey

Switched

Mindy Kaling Has Some Adorable Things To Say About B.J. Novak

When Kaling dropped by HuffPost Live on Friday, Sept. 12, to chat about the upcoming third season of "The Mindy Project," she explained to host Ricky Camilleri why her bond with Novak is so special.

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Related Topix: The Mindy Project, Entertainment, Television, Comedy, Mindy Kaling, B.J. Novak, West Hollywood (West Hollywood, CA), Beverly Hills, CA

BroadwayWorld.com

Ricky Gervais Joins Cast of ABC's GALAVANT

Gervais will take on the role of "a medieval wizard named Xanax, who is well-known for having the best potions in all the land and excels at guiding his clients through alchemy-induced trips down memory lane." Screenwriter/executive producer Dan Fogelman teams up with Broadway and Hollywood award-winning musical team-composer Alan Menken and lyricist Glenn Slater - for a musical comedy fairytale of epic proportions.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Extras, Ricky Gervais, Emmy Awards, Alan Menken, Children TV

Zap2it.com

'Galavant': Ricky Gervais cast as a wizard in ABC's musical series

It's official -- Ricky Gervais has magical powers. According to Entertainment Weekly , the comedian has been cast as a guest star in ABC's upcoming musical series "Galavant."

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Extras, Ricky Gervais

Daily Mail

Martin Freeman's Richard III play at centre of cruelty row over...

'Bladerunner' Oscar Pistorius GUILTY of Reeva's manslaughter but is allowed to go free on bail while he waits weeks for sentencing Sit near a baby, arrive early for check-in and wear a cashmere shawl or linen jacket: 15 insider tips on how to get upgraded to First Class WITHOUT paying 'This is a public lynching of Ray': Multiple sources claim Rice told NFL commissioner Roger Goodell he punched his fiancee back in JUNE CBS pulls Rihanna's NFL performance following Ray Rice abuse video 'because she was a victim of a high-profile domestic violence' 'The side effects will be distracting': Surgeon FIRES assistant of 12 years without pay in 'heartless' letter after she is diagnosed with cancer 'I feared he'd kill me... I hid his gun': Pistorius ex-girlfriend reveals how he made her 'sit on naughty step and drove at 200mph to punish her' A beautiful model with a law degree and a blossoming ... (more)

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Daily Mail

Mindy Kaling goes from drab to fab in glittery Lela Rose peplum...

Mindy Kaling went from drab to fab on Thursday in Manhattan before taping tomorrow night's episode of the Late Show with David Letterman. The 35-year-old funnywoman later shared a candid Twitter snap of herself backstage at the Ed Sullivan Theater, captioned: 'I love it here!' The six-time Emmy nominee looked elegant in a 'foiled lace' peplum top and matching straight skirt from Lela Rose's fall collection.

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Related Topix: The Mindy Project, Entertainment, Television, Comedy, Mindy Kaling, Late Show With David Letterman, Celebrities, David Letterman

Maui News

Five finalists selected for University of Hawaii Maui College Chancellor

The University of Hawai'i Maui College Chancellor Search Advisory Committee has identified five finalists for the chancellor position to replace replace long-time Chancellor Clyde Sakamoto who will retire by Oct. 31. The finalists will participate in a final round of interviews and an open forum on the college campus Sept. 18. - Lui K. Hokoana - who started his higher education career at the University of Hawai'i in 1991 and currently serves as the vice chancellor for student affairs at UH West Oahu since 2013.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Alaska Pacific University, Pacific University, Washington State University, Sul Ross State University, Texas

The Whit

Crime Times: The Top 5 Crime Drama Headlines of the Summer

Welcome back to another year of murder, scandal and everything in between. The fall crime drama scene has been buzzing with activity since the end of the season last May, promising some big thrills and even bigger stars entering the scene.

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Related Topix: Drama, Ghost Whisperer, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Pop/Rock, Hot Chicks, Celebrities, Comedy, Emmy Awards

Kidderminster Shuttle

Comedic duo go on tour

BRITISH Comedy Award winners and BAFTA nominee duo Cardinal Burns are stopping off in Kidderminster as part of their inaugural UK tour. Seb Cardinal and Dustin Demri-Burns, who won widespread acclaim for their debut TV comedy series, will be performing in the town hall on Thursday, October 9. From Rachel and Yumi to Banksy, Turkish Cabbies and the Office Flirts, the duo will bring their mix of obscure and dark characters to Wyre Forest.

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Related Topix: World News, Worcestershire County, England, United Kingdom, Shropshire County, England, Comedy, Television, Entertainment,

Tue Sep 09, 2014

IGN

Premiere Dates Announced for The Newsroom and More

HBO confirmed that new seasons of The Newsroom , The Comeback and Getting On will debut back to back to back on Sunday, November 9, starting at 9pm ET/PT. The Newsroom will kick things off at 9pm, beginning its six-episode, third and final season.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, The Newsroom, Television, Comedy, Paul Lieberstein, Celebrities, Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer, Sam Waterston

ContactMusic.com

Catherine Tate To Star In Assassins Revival

British comedienne Catherine Tate has been cast in the upcoming revival of Stephen Sondheim 's stage musical Assassins in London. The former Doctor Who star will play Sara Jane Moore, the woman who attempted to assassinate U.S. president Gerald Ford in 1975.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Doctor Who, Drama Movies, Science Fiction TV, Science Fiction Movies, Catherine Tate, Classical, Stephen Sondheim

Mon Sep 08, 2014

Cinema Blend News

Foxcatcher Is A Masterpiece

The way the Oscar race is taking shape, the Best Actor category could be stacked with some very funny actors. Charming Michael Keaton might contend for Birdman .

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Moneyball, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Capote, Christian Music, Mark Schultz

BroadwayWorld.com

SNL's Abby Elliott & More to Star in Bravo's New Scripted...

Bravo Media announces casting on its second original scripted series "Odd Mom Out," created by and starring acclaimed author and celebrated fashionista Jill Kargman. Forget about keeping up with the Joneses, in Jill's world, life is about keeping up with the Rockefellers.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Abby Elliott, Drama, Six Feet Under

The Swellesley Report

B.J. Novak coming to Wellesley

B.J. Novak of NBC's Emmy-award winning comedy series The Office will read from his new children's book, T he Book With No Pictures , at the Wellesley Free Library on October 25 at 2:00 p.m. Novak, who has played a smarmy, opportunistic office drone in The Office, and followed that up with One More Thing , a book of humorous essays decidedly not for children, has apparently shaken all the inappropriate out of his system for now, so is following in the footsteps of many a Hollywood talent and taken the next logical step of appealing to a new, young audience. Everything written on the page has to be said by the person reading it aloud.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, B.J. Novak, Emmy Awards

SFGate

Kate Middleton, Prince William Expecting Second Baby, Pregnant...

Royal British officials announced that Kate, Duchess of Cambridge and her husband Prince William are expecting their second child . Boy or girl, the baby will become fourth in line to the throne, following grandpa Charles, father William and big brother George.

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Related Topix: Prince William, World News, Carrie Underwood, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Drama

Fri Sep 05, 2014

AndPOP.com

5 British Sitcoms You Should Binge Watch Now

With American networks launching their own versions of The Office and The Inbetweeners , it's a wonder why writers often find the need to copy something that's already fine on its own. So to help you appreciate the greatness of these original comedies, we're suggesting five British sitcoms that are worth a watch.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Skins, Nicholas Hoult, Richard Ayoade

World Press Freedom Review

SEEMO to hold press freedom conference in Romania

The South East Europe Media Organisation , an affiliate of the International Press Institute , today announced that it will hold a one-day conference on press freedom, the influence of politics on media, and corruption on Sept. 23, 2014 in Bucharest, Romania.

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Related Topix: World News, Romania, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Journalism

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