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This Week In Web Videos: 'Sugarboy'

Raw, unbridled creativity may be the stuff of pure genius, but it's rarely what we see on screen. Somewhere in between a creator's hatching a wild idea and wide dissemination of that nugget of would-be beautiful, groundbreaking insanity, brilliance becomes watered down vanilla fare. Flickers of original concepts are barely visible, trapped beneath think packaging slapped on to make the whole shebang more marketable or salable or more like Bridesmaids (love Bridesmaids, of course). This is almost always the case in TV and film. In web media, it varies. There are ample opportunities to be left-of-center, but tiny (if existent) production budgets and fear of losing clicks usually steers [...]

Jimmy Fallon Keeps It In the NBC Family With 3 New Comedies

Is Jimmy Fallon a wheelin' and dealin' comedy kingpin, or what? He just sold NBC three comedies, to be co-produced by Late Night writer Amy Ozols and written by other proven NBC writers.

DILFs, about "dads struggling with not being grown up enough to parent," will be written by The Office's Charlie Grandy. Fat Rob, about a father who's a former rapper, is in the hands of Jeremy Bronson, whom we spoke to in January about his work at Late Night. And Rick is about a "loveable doofus"-turned-stepdad and will be written by Late Night's Gerard Bradford. Alright! 2012 is officially gonna be The Year of the [...]