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‘Housebroken’ Review: ‘Veep’ Writers and Stars Reunite for Fox’s Still-in-Training Pets Comedy

Realistically, it’s hard to imagine any animated comedy taking anthropomorphic animals to the psychological extremes found in “BoJack Horseman.” Few series, animated or otherwise, have mined the depths of humanity with such exacting insight. But that doesn’t mean there isn’t room for further, furrier exploration. Fox’s new comedy “Housebroken” follows a group of neighborhood pets […]

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Andy Samberg, Noah Hawley, and Ben Stiller Teaming with ‘BoJack Horseman’ Creator and ‘Palm Springs’ Writer for Sci-Fi Comedy

Palm Springs duo Andy Samberg and writer Andy Siara are teaming with producers Ben Stiller and Noah Hawley for an untitled sci-fi comedy-drama over at Apple Studios. The idea for the project comes from Raphael Bob-Waksberg, creator of BoJack Horseman, but we have no plot details at the moment. Siara, who wrote Palm Springs, is […]

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‘BoJack Horseman’: Exploring Mortality in ‘The View from Halfway Down’

It’s now or never for “BoJack Horseman” to win the Best Animated Series Emmy, and there’s no better representative than the penultimate episode, “The View from Halfway Down.” This summary statement, about titular horse BoJack (Will Arnett) encountering everyone who’s died in the series at a dinner party, forces him to confront the reasons behind […]

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Sam Richardson: ‘I love characters that are optimistic and sweet’

From scene-stealing roles in Veep and Curb Your Enthusiasm to new romcom Hooking Up, the ex-cruise liner comic is happy playing the underdogIf you want to watch Sam Richardson, it’s a good idea to just head for the best comedy you can think of, because he’ll probably be in it. He played an abnormally good-natured […]

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‘Klaus,’ ‘I Lost My Body’ Top 47th Annie Awards as Netflix Dominates

Netflix dominated the 47th Annie Awards on Saturday, Jan. 25, picking up 19 trophies, including the top prizes of best feature (“Klaus”), best feature-independent (“I Lost My Body”), best TV/media production for preschool children (“Ask the Storybots”) and best general audience TV/media production (“BoJack Horseman”). Disney TV Animation’s “Disney Mickey Mouse” won best TV/media production […]

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7 New Netflix Shows for January 2020, and the Best Reasons to Watch

1. “BoJack Horseman” Season 6, Part II (available January 31)Why Should I Watch? Offering an incomparable blend of laughing ’til you cry and weeping from deep, emotional distress, “BoJack Horseman” is wrapping up its potent, perfect series this month. After its eponymous star (voiced by Will Arnett) went through a successful stint at rehab in […]

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11 TV Shows To Watch In January: ‘The New Pope,’ ‘The Outsider,’ ‘Shrill’ & More

Thank goodness for new TV premieres in January because on the film side, things are looking bleak. There are plenty of new series to stream and binge with the creative minds behind “Veep” and “The Big Sick” debuting their latest outputs. We’re also coming to the end of beloved series such as “Bojack Horseman” and […]

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Director Minhal Baig On Jada Pinkett Smith Giving ‘Hala’ Life [Podcast]

You probably have not heard of Minhal Baig…yet. If you check out her IMDb you’d see she’s written on the celebrated Hulu TV series “Ramy” and “BoJack Horseman.” But, Baig’s calling card will be “Hala,” a very personal drama that premiered at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival and was released in theaters in November before […]

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‘The Simpsons’ Wins Emmy for Best Animated Program

“The Simpsons” has won the 2019 Emmy for Outstanding Animated Program. It marks the eleventh win in this category for the Fox comedy.Created by Matt Groening, “The Simpsons” is the all-time record holder in the category for nominations and wins. It has 27 nominations — 10 more than “South Park,” which is second on the […]

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