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  • Adam Sandler to guest star on ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’

    Andy Samberg’s Fox series “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” is welcoming a guest star just as funny, musical and Jewish as its star. According to E! News, Samberg’s real-life friend Adam Sandler will play himself on a post-Super Bowl episode. Not up to the challenge of taking in yet another new show? Don’t worry — there’s no need… More ▸

  • Billy Crystal to star in Larry Charles’ FX series

    Looks like FX is going to be injecting some humor into their lineup. Not a bad idea, we think, after many seasons of the awesome yet dark series “Justified” or “Sons of Anarchy.” Billy Crystal will star in the network’s new half-hour series, “The Comedians,” according to The Hollywood Reporter. The veteran Jewish comedian will… More ▸

  • Sacha Baron Cohen finds writers for ‘The Lesbian’

    Sacha Baron Cohen’s latest project is one step closer to being made. Casper Christensen and Frank Hvam, the Danish writers behind the comedy “Klown,” are in negotiations to write “The Lesbian.” Cohen must have really loved “Klown,” because sources say he traveled all the way to Denmark to convince the pair to work with him…. More ▸

  • First clip from Arrested Development released

    In case you were worried about the all-new Arrested Development being any less brilliant and hilarious than previous seasons, the lovely folks at Netflix have evidence that will put you at ease. In this just-released clip, Lucille, the matriarch of the Jewish Bluth family, enlists the help of her son Buster to get around her… More ▸

  • Jason Segel played high school basketball with Jason Collins

    Yesterday Jason Collins made news–and history–as the first active NBA player to come out. Nothing especially funny or Jewish about that, right? Wrong. Turns out when Collins was a Harvard-Westlake Wolverine he had a very funny, very Jewish teammate: Jason Segel. In the flurry of reporting that followed the breaking of the Collins story, Sports… More ▸

  • Sarah Silverman gets her first HBO comedy special

    Let’s face it fellow Sarah Silverman fans: While her Twitter feed is wildly entertaining, it’s just not enough. Which is why we were thrilled to learn that in the fall HBO will air the comedy special “Sarah Silverman: We Are Miracles.”   While the comedienne has an impressive, eponymous body of work, including “The Sarah… More ▸

  • “Arrested Development” character posters promote new season

    Our most favorite insane, neurotic Jewish family of all time is back…almost. Sadly we won’t be able to enjoy the Bluths again until May 26th when the new episodes begin airing on Netflix. Until then, we can be teased by these just-released posters, which give us tiny hits as to how the characters have changed… More ▸

  • Next up for Jason Segel: Children’s Book Series

    Gwyneth Paltrow isn’t the only celeb in the news today for selling stuff to kids.  Jason Segel, actor-puppeteer-tall Jew extraordinaire, will be writing a series of middle grade children’s books for Random House, according to the New York Times. “Ultimately, it’s a story about learning that we can accomplish anything, as long as we are… More ▸