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Talking to Colin Quinn About Standup, Twitter Hate, and 'Girls' Season 3

SNL veteran Colin Quinn, who sarcastically hails himself as “one of the great writers in the entertainment industry,” will host the 66th annual Writers Guild Awards in New York Saturday. Quinn is currently touring his one-man show Colin Quinn: Unconstitutional (nicknamed “The Toosh”) and appearing on Girls as Alex Karpovsky’s bespectacled, coffee-shop-owning mentor. He’s also working with old friends Jim Norton, Nick DiPaolo and Tom Papa on a very meta Jerry Seinfeld-produced cop show about making a cop show. It’s called Cop Show.

I recently had a chance to talk to Quinn about his thoughts on the New York standup scene, the sheer vitriol he faces [...]

Andy Samberg Cast in Michael Schur's Cop Show

Fresh off his SNL departure, Andy Samberg has been cast in Parks and Recreation co-creator Michael Schur's new cop sitcom for Fox, Deadline reports. Two months ago, Fox won the untitled show, which was created by Schur and fellow Parks writer/producer Dan Goor, in a bidding war between the big four networks. Samberg will be playing the lead detective in a precinct on the edge of NYC, overseeing a diverse team of officers. Michael Schur, who wrote on Saturday Night Live prior to Samberg's stint on the long-running sketch show, had good fortune casting ex-SNL-er Amy Poehler as the lead in this current series, and he and [...]

Andy Samberg's Cop Show Keeps Sounding Better and Better – Joe Lo Truglio Joins the Cast

Joe Lo Truglio, of The State, Reno 911!, and Superbad fame, has been added to the cast of Andy Samberg's new Fox pilot, cementing its status as the most anticipated comedy pilot of 2013. Lo Truglio is the final series regular to join the untitled New York cop show, created by Parks and Recreation co-creator/showrunner Mike Schur and longtime Parks writer Dan Goor. He'll be playing Charles, a divorced veteran detective who looks up to top cop Jake (Samberg). The rest of the impressive cast is made up of Terry Crews (Everybody Hates Chris), Andre Braugher (Men of a Certain Age), stand-up Chelsea Peretti, and relative newcomers [...]

Two Actresses Join Andy Samberg and Mike Schur's Cop Show Pilot

Andy Samberg and Parks and Rec co-creator Mike Schur are making a pilot for an untitled Fox comedy about a police precinct on the edge of New York City, and the show just added two new cast members this week. According to The Hollywood Reporter, actresses Stephanie Beatriz (pictured, left) and Melissa Fumero (right) have each signed on to be regulars on the potential series, joining a cast that also includes Samberg and Terry Crews. Beatriz, best known for a recent guest spot as Sofia Vergara's sister on Modern Family, will play Meghan, a tough and frightening police officer who scares both criminals and the other cops. Fumero, [...]