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Adam Scott Outs Pete Holmes as a Supernatural Racist

On last night's Pete Holmes Show, Adam Scott made Pete Holmes look like a fool for not knowing who Stephen Dorff is or knowing what the movie Blade is, other than "black vampire." In return, Holmes does little to help Scott after his Jim Jarmusch joke bombs with the audience.

Here's a 'Parks and Rec' Deleted Scene Starring Amy Poehler, Adam Scott, and the Iron Throne

NBC just released this extended version of a scene from the most recent episode of Parks and Rec, in which Leslie gives Ben a replica of the Iron Throne from Game of Thrones. It's pretty much just three minutes of Amy Poehler and Adam Scott dicking around and improvising with the Throne, and it's a fun watch.

Watch Adam Scott's Final 'Greatest Event in Television History'

Last night, Adult Swim aired the fourth and final installment of Adam Scott's The Greatest Event in Television History, and this time the shot-for-shot opening sequence remake was based off the 80s sitcom Bosom Buddies. Among the guest stars to appear this time are Paul Rudd, Gillian Jacobs, Aidy Bryant, Mo Collins, June Diane Raphael, Billy Joel, and original Bosom Buddies star Tom Hanks. According to a rep at Adult Swim, while this was announced as the last Greatest Event, "You never know! There aren't any more planned for production in the near future, but the door is open for them to come back." Click through to watch the [...]

Jon Glaser and Catherine O’Hara Join the Next 'Greatest Event in Television History'

The third installment of Adam Scott's The Greatest Event in Television History will debut on Nov. 7 on Adult Swim, and while the title of the new episode hasn't officially been released, Entertainment Weekly has some intriguing tidbits. We now know Catherine O’Hara and Jon Glaser will join Scott in his latest shot-by-shot remake of a classic TV show's opening sequence. Chelsea Peretti and Kathryn Hahn were previously announced. Adult Swim also released this family portrait from the show, which gives some clues for classic TV fans, and seems to confirm Vulture's guess from this summer.

Scott's Greatest Events have become instant classics, but he's already announced that there will only be [...]

'Comedy Bang! Bang!' Has the Most Amazingly Star-Studded Crew

Comedy Bang! Bang! returns again next week with the second half of its season, and host Scott Aukerman thought it was about time we got to meet some of the show's inimitable celebrity crew. Sometimes, show business really is glamorous.

Adam Scott Revives His 'Step Brothers' Character for Funny Or Die Affordable Care Act Video

Following Barack Obama's appearance on Between Two Ferns a couple weeks ago, here's Funny Or Die's latest video in support of the Affordable Care Act. In it, Adam Scott reprises his douchebag brother character from the movie Step Brothers to talk about how terrible health insurance is with his fellow members of The Cool Squad (Jeff Probst, Mark Cuban, Chris Daughtry).

This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Scott Aukerman and Adam Scott Debut 'U Talkin' U2 To Me?'

The comedy podcast universe is ever expanding, not unlike the universe universe. We're here to make it a bit smaller, a bit more manageable. There are a lot of great shows and each has a lot of great episodes, so we want to highlight the exceptional, the noteworthy. Each week our crack team of podcast enthusiasts and specialists and especially enthusiastic people will pick their favorites. Also, we'll keep you posted on the offerings from our very own podcast network. We hope to have your ears permanently plugged with the best in aural comedy.

U Talkin' U2 To Me? – From Boy to Under a Blood Red Sky

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Paul Rudd to Star in Adam Scott's Fourth and Final 'Greatest Event in Television History'

Adam Scott's fourth Greatest Event in Television History special is set to air on Adult Swim next Thursday, January 23rd, and Entertainment Weekly has revealed that Paul Rudd will be co-starring with Scott in the new installment. The specials, which have been shot-for-shot remakes of cheesy opening credits sequences to '80s shows preceded by a faux-documentary about said show, have featured past guests like Jon Hamm, Amy Poehler, and Catherine O'Hara. As usual, Scott is keeping it a secret what show's opening credits this next special will be recreating, but he released this photo of himself with Paul Rudd, grinning with white T-shirts, as a clue. Rudd previously appeared [...]

Kathryn Hahn Is Starring in Adam Scott's Next 'Greatest Event in Television History'

The ensemble cast for Adam Scott's next Greatest Event in Television History special on Adult Swim is slowly being announced. Vulture reports that Kathryn Hahn, who acted alongside Scott in Parks and Rec, will be part of the cast, which already includes Scott and Chelsea Peretti. The new Greatest Event special, the series' third, will air on Adult Swim at midnight on November 7th. Scott calls this one, "by far the stupidest one we've done yet. Almost embarrassingly stupid. Hopefully in a funny way." This will be the second-to-last Greatest Event in Television History special, with the ultimate one expected to air early next year.

Each Greatest [...]

Critics Are Really Mixed on 'A.C.O.D.'

Adam Scott's new movie, A.C.O.D., short for Adult Children of Divorce, opens nationwide today, and the critics can't seem to agree on the film's merits. The movie, in which Scott's character discovers he was the subject of a best-selling book about the effects of divorce on children while trying to manage the peace at a family wedding, currently has a 52% rotten rating at RottenTomates and a 50/100 on Metacritic.

On the more positive side, Entertainment Weekly calls it "a bubbly-smart romantic comedy" and praises Scott for his "highly controlled, almost overly impeccable charisma." The Hollywood Reporter says that it "displays more psychological insight than most comedies built around a [...]

Alison Brie and Adam Scott in Talks to Join Leslye Headland's 'Sleeping with Other People'

Two days after becoming Will Ferrell's fiancée in Get Hard, Vulture reports that Community's Alison Brie has also signed on to star in Bachelorette director Leslye Headland's upcoming film Sleeping with Other People. Brie is reportedly in talks to replace Kristen Dunst's starring character opposite Jason Sudeikis; Dunst had to drop out of the film due to scheduling conflicts. Sudeikis's role is a "womanizer" who meets Brie, who plays a "serial cheater." Hopefully one of the men she cheats on will be Adam Scott, who is also reportedly in talks to join the movie in an undisclosed role.

Adam Scott and Scott Aukerman Are Launching a U2-Themed Podcast Next Week

Adam Scott and Scott Aukerman have combined their love for U2 into the ultimate superfan Adam Scott Aukerman and are launching a new U2-themed podcast on Earwolf. The podcast, called U Talkin' U2 To Me?, will see Scott and Aukerman discussing all things U2 in correlation with the band's newest album due out this summer. The show will be released every Wednesday beginning next week, but you can listen to a nearly two-minute preview over on the Earwolf website now, in which Adam Scott tells the tale of going to the 1983 US Festival at just 10 years old and meeting Steve Wozniak, who Scott insists was "pretty [...]

Watch the Latest 'Greatest Event In Television History'

The third installment of Adam Scott's The Greatest Event in Television History ran last night on Adult Swim – a shot-by-shot remake of the opening credits of 80's not-quite-classic sitcom Too Close for Comfort. As we already knew, it starred Scott, Catherine O’Hara, Jon Glaser, Chelsea Peretti, and Kathryn Hahn; it also featured Jason Mantzoukas, Seth Morris, Paul Scheer, and Jon Hamm. Be sure to check out Vulture's side-by-side look at the original and remakes of the opening of Too Close for Comfort.

Scott has already announced that there will only be one more special of The Greatest Event – the next will air on January 23, 2014. He told Splitsider [...]

Amy Poehler and Adam Scott Hosted a 'Hart to Hart' Reunion

Good Morning America reunited the stars of the '80s detective show Hart to Hart and had Amy Poehler and Adam Scott, who starred in a shot-for-shot remake of the opening credits for Scott's series The Greatest Event in Television History earlier this year, serve as hosts for the reunion, which is a pretty good choice.