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Eastbound & Down and Life's Too Short Will Premiere Feb. 19

HBO just announced that Eastbound & Down will begin its third season at 10pm on Feb. 19, and Life's Too Short, the Warwick Davis mockumentary from Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, will follow it at 10:30. Not too shabby, Sunday night lineup!

Obama to Appear on Leno Next Tuesday

President Obama will be appearing on Leno next Tuesday, his fourth time coming by the show. I'm assuming he'll swing through to do "Headlines," because he never shuts up in his speeches about how much he loves finding typos in local newspapers' classified ads. We get it, Obama!

Angry Boys and The Life and Times of Tim Coming to HBO on December 5th

HBO has just announced that both Chris Lilley's Angry Boys and the animated The Life and Times of Tim will be airing on Mondays this winter starting on December 5th.

Showtime Orders Up 10 Episodes of Comedian Interview Show Laughing Stock

Showtime just picked up a new interview show called Laughing Stock, in which host David Steinberg will interview various comedians about their craft. Comedian interviews are all the rage these days, eh? The initial list of interviewees looks pretty great: Mel Brooks, Carl Reiner, Don Rickles, Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Larry David, Ellen DeGeneres, Judd Apatow, Tina Fey, Jane Lynch and Sarah Silverman. The 10-episode season will kick off early next year.

Nick Swardson's Pretend Time Returns for Season Two on October 5th

Comedy Central is bringing back Nick Swardson's Pretend Time for its second season starting on October 5th at 10:30pm, right after the fall season premiere of South Park.

ABC's Midseason Schedule Is Missing Don't Trust the B— and Cougartown

ABC released its midseason lineup, which includes one new comedy (it's the one about guys who cross-dress to get ahead in a "woman's world." Which, maybe it will be fantastic. Who knows?) It does not include Cougartown or Don't Trust the B— in Apartment 23, the latter being an especially weird omission since ABC's been furiously adding guest stars to the show for weeks. ABC has promised that both shows will air sometime this season, though, so more dates will probably be released soon. Leave some room in your meticulously noted television-watching day planners.

NBC Orders Full-Season Pickups of Up All Night and Whitney

NBC has just issued full season pickup orders for both Up All Night and Whitney. No news yet on Free Agents, whose ratings haven't been to hot so far.

The Second Season of The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret Will Be Its Last

According to David Cross on this week's Comedy Bang Bang, the second season of The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret will be its last: "It's over. The story's over at the end of this one. It was always meant to be two series, 12 episodes total." How very British of you, Mr. Cross.

Archer's New Season to Be 16 Episodes, Split Into Chunks of 3 and 13

A bit of clarification on the return of Archer to FX this fall: the "special 3-week run" that it has starting on September 15th will indeed be the only three episodes of the show aired this year, and then it'll return with 13 more new episodes early next year. Why? I do not know, but that's how it's gonna be.

NBC's Fall Premiere Schedule Unveiled

Mark your calendars: NBC's comedy lineup is coming back in mid-September. Up All Night and Free Agents premiere on Wednesday, September 14th at 10pm, and then the following Wednesday they hit their regular time slots at 8pm. The next night, Thursday, September 22nd, Community, Parks and Rec, The Office and Whitney premiere.

Humankind Blessed With More Bob's Burgers Episodes

Fox ordered nine more episodes of Bob's Burgers today, meaning that the second season will have a full 22 episodes. Just think how many pun-based burger specials that is!

NBC Will Make Sure You See the Premieres of its New Comedies, Dammit

Interested in seeing the new NBC sitcoms Up All Night, Whitney and Free Agents? Well, the network is going to make it either easier for you to catch them or harder for you to miss them, depending on your perspective: "After premiering Wednesday, September 14 from 10 to 11 p.m. (behind the America's Got Talent finale), NBC plans to air encores of the [Up All Night and Free Agents] pilots twice: On Thursday, September 14 (behind reruns of The Office and Community) and then again on Saturday, September 17 from 9 to 10 p.m. Up and another new NBC comedy, Whitney, will then get two weeks of exposure on [...]

Weird Al Gets His Own Comedy Central Concert Film

Weird Al's first concert film in over 10 years, 'Weird Al' Yankovic Live! — The Alpocalypse Tour, is coming to Comedy Central on October 1st, with a longer version coming to DVD and Blu-ray on October 4th. The special was recorded at Massey Hall in Toronto earlier this summer, and is pretty much guaranteed to have more accordions than any other Comedy Central special in memory.

FX Unveils Fall Comedy Premiere Dates, IFC Plans Marathon of Aussie Wilfred

FX, which is quickly becoming the AMC of comedy with it's almost universally awesome original comedy programming, has just released its Fall premiere schedule. Here's what's going down: It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia starring Fat Mac comes back Thursday, September 15th at 10PM, The League comes back Thursday, October 6th at 10:30PM and Archer is coming back for a "special 3-week run," whatever that means, on Thursday, September 15th at 10:30PM.

In other FX-related news, IFC is planning to air a marathon of the original Aussie version of Wilfred on July 31st at noon. Set your DVRs and you'll have the full eight-episode run all to yourself. [...]