Waiting For Guffman

1996, Movie, R, 84 mins

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HBO Orders New Comedy Series from Christopher Guest

Christopher Guest

HBO has ordered eight episodes of a family comedy from screenwriter-director Christopher Guest, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The series, called Family Tree, will star Bridesmaids' Chris O'Dowd and will be filmed in the mockumentary style Guest has previously employed in his films Best in Show, Waiting for Guffman and A Mighty Wind.

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Fred Willard Fired by PBS After Arrest, Denies Wrongdoing

Fred Willard

Following his arrest Wednesday in Los Angeles on a charge of lewd conduct, Fred Willard has been relieved of his narrating duties for the PBS show Market Warriors, The New York Times reports.

"Given the unfortunate news reported today, effective immediately, Fred Willard no longer will be... read more

Fred Willard Arrested for Lewd Conduct

Fred Willard

Fred Willard was arrested for lewd conduct Wednesday night after police caught him exposing himself in an adult movie theater, TMZ reports.

According to the Los Angeles Police Department, the 78-year-old actor was found in Hollywood's Tiki Theater with his penis exposed and in his hand. Willard was then arrested and booked for lewd conduct. He was released shortly after.

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Eugene Levy and Martin Starr Pair Up for CBS Project

Eugene Levy

Eugene Levy and Martin Starr are teaming up for a new CBS project, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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The actors have signed ...
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For Your Consideration: Christopher Guest's Latest Has Crazy Buzz

Harry Shearer and Eugene Levy, For Your Consideration; Christopher Guest (inset)

If you ever happen to meet Christopher Guest, the multitalented auteur behind a string of wince-inducing, documentary-style satires, there is one thing you must not do: Call his films mockumentaries. Although the actor/author/director/composer helped pioneer the genre — first as a writer and performer (the 1984 cult classic This Is Spinal Tap), and later as a director, too, (beginning with 1996's Waiting for Guffman) — Guest detests the word. "Don't get caught saying mockumentary to Chris," warns Catherine O'Hara, who has starred in four of his films, including his newest read more

Jane Lynch Enters the Dating Game

Jane Lynch, Lovespring International

Who put the overly amorous boss from The 40 Year Old Virgin in charge of a dating service?! Part of the credit goes to Will & Grace's Eric McCormack, one of the executive producers of the Lifetime series Lovespring International (premiering tonight at 11 pm/ET). In this improv comedy, Jane Lynch plays Victoria, the head of an "elite Beverly Hills" dating service... based out of Tarzana, California... whose staffers are as pathetic as its pretend pedigree. At the read more

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