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Erinn Hayes to Play June Diane Raphael's Twin on NBC Pilot 'Mason Twins'

June Diane Raphael's twin sister has been cast for Mason Twins, the NBC pilot she co-created with Casey Wilson. THR reports that Erinn Hayes, who is a regular on Adult Swim's Children's Hospital, has been cast as Raphael's estranged twin sister Lizzie, "an intense, successful corporate climber who comes back home after she catches her fiancé cheating and loses her job — both in the same day." Hayes also had a role on NBC's now canceled Guys with Kids as well as in Sundance films this year by David Cross (Hits) and David Wain (They Came Together).

June Diane Raphael and Casey Wilson Explored Their Clowning Past with Pete Holmes

Casey Wilson and June Diane Raphael swung by The Pete Holmes Show last night, and Pete couldn't help but ask about their earlier days in clown class at NYU, only to discover that clowns are more terrifying than he ever knew. Below, June and Casey explain their creative way of criticizing one another.

This Week in Comedy Podcasts: How Chris Albrecht Went From Standup to HBO Exec, Todd Barry, and More

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.

Comedy Bang Bang - Casey Wilson and June Diane Raphael

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Casey Wilson and June Diane Raphael New Show is About 'DINKS'

The premise of Casey Wilson and June Diane Raphael's ABC show in development has been announced. DINKS, which stands for Double Income, No Kids, will follow a thirty-something couple who, obviously, have no children. The duo, who met at NYU and have worked together for years, signed a deal last month to develop the show. Raphael is set to star, though Wilson's involvement on-air is still unclear. Happy Endings's executive producer Jonathan Groff will serve as executive producer on DINKS. Meanwhile, Wilson and Raphael's independent film Ass Backwards, which they and wrote starred in, will be released on September 30 on iTunes and in theaters on November 8.

Casey Wilson and June Diane Raphael Are Developing a Show with ABC

Comedy duo Casey Wilson and June Diane Raphael are developing a new show together. Deadline reports that Wilson and Raphael have signed a script deal with the network for a project that would star Raphael. Wilson doesn't have a deal to star in the show but she could end up doing so anyway. There's no word on what the plot of the project will be, but it's in development for next season.

Both Casey Wilson and June Diane Raphael are staying at ABC after working for the network last season. Wilson starred on ABC's recently-canceled Happy Endings, while Raphael acted in the pilot Pulling, which the network [...]

Watch Casey Wilson and June Diane Raphael Do 'The Confrontation' from 'Les Misérables'

Here's a new video that comedy duo Casey Wilson and June Diane Raphael made for Funny Or Die in which they have a giant showdown while lip syncing "The Confrontation" from Les Misérables. Hopefully, they'll be doing the entire musical, piece by piece.

Watch the Sarah Silverman Pilot That NBC Didn't Pick Up

In 2012, NBC passed on Sarah Silverman's pitot Susan 313, about a woman moving back into her old apartment following a breakup. This morning, Silverman's YouTube network Jash has posted the entire pilot, with a very sweet intro from Silverman. The pilot also stars Tig Notaro, Harris Wittels, June Diane Raphael, and guest star Jeff Goldblum as her ex.

Casey Wilson and June Diane Raphael Sell Another Show, This One to NBC

Writing partners Casey Wilson and June Diane Raphael are getting really busy. After selling a show called DINKS to ABC in August, the duo just sold a script called The Mason Twins to NBC, THR reports. Mason Twins is a comedy centered on a pair of 30something fraternal twins who end up moving in together when their lives don't turn out how they expected. Wilson and Raphael will write and executive produce the script, but they're not expected to star in the project if NBC orders a pilot. Raphael is set to star in their other show DINKS, which has a pilot production commitment from ABC, though it's [...]

Watch the Trailer for Casey Wilson and June Diane Raphael's 'Ass Backwards'

Here's the first trailer for Ass Backwards, a new movie written by and starring Casey Wilson and June Diane Raphael about a pair of former child beauty pageant contestants who aren't doing so hot as adults. Also featuring Alicia Silverstone, Vincent D’Onofrio, Jon Cryer, Brian Geraghty, Bob Odenkirk, Marcia Jean Kurtz, and Paul Scheer, it kind of looks like a mix between Young Adult and Romy and Michele's High School Reunion. It'll be available on iTunes on September 30 and in theaters in early November.

9 Comedy Pilots We Hope Get Picked Up This Year

Next week, the TV networks are set to unveil their new fall lineups, officially announcing which shows are coming back and which new shows will get to see the light of day. Networks always develop a ton of pilots, only choosing a few to go to series, and Deadline reports that execs at all the networks are "very happy" with their comedy pilots this time around.  With shows from Rebel Wilson, Andy Samberg, and John Mulaney in the mix, there are a lot of high-profile comedy pilots this season, and we whittled them down to nine shows that we hope make it through the pilot season gauntlet. And just [...]

Casey Wilson and June Diane Raphael Sell a Movie to Will Ferrell and Adam McKay

Comedy partners Casey Wilson and June Diane Raphael have sold a movie pitch to Will Ferrell and Adam McKay's Gary Sanchez Productions, Deadline reports. The untitled project will be written by and star the duo, who recently co-wrote and starred in the independent comedy Ass Backwards together. Plot details are being kept under wraps.

In addition to the movie, Wilson and Raphael have sold two shows that are in development for the 2014-15 TV season. The first, DINKS (short for "double income no kids"), is for ABC and follows a working couple without any children. The second, The Mason Twins, is for NBC and is about [...]

June Diane Raphael to Star In Movie with Vince Vaughn

June Diane Raphael is set to co-star with Vince Vaughn in his upcoming comedy Business Trip. Deadline reports that Raphael will play the wife of Vaughn's character, described as "a struggling Midwestern businessman who takes his team cross-country to win a contract but everything seems to go wrong along the way." British actor Tom Wilkinson is already set to play one of Vaughn's traveling buddies. Despite being described as a "cross-country trip," the movie is apparently being partly filmed in Berlin.

It's been a big few months for Raphael. She and writing partner Casey Wilson recently sold two pilots and released their first movie, Ass Backwards

Talking to June Diane Raphael about ‘Ass Backwards’, ‘Burning Love’, and ‘NTSF:SD:SUV’

June Diane Raphael is a familiar face in the comedy world. She’s known for her starring roles in the web series Burning Love and Adult Swim’s NTSF: SD: SUV:: in addition to guest and recurring appearances on the likes of Party Down, Happy Endings, New Girl, Drunk History, and more.

In her time away from TV, Raphael also performs at the UCB in LA and co-hosts the popular Earwolf podcast How Did This Get Made? with Paul Scheer and Jason Mantzoukas.

Most recently, she stars alongside her writing partner Casey Wilson in Ass Backwards, a raunchy road trip buddy comedy about two best friends revisiting the beauty pageant they [...]

April's Doppelganger on 'Parks and Rec' Will Be June Diane Raphael

The upcoming season of Parks and Recreation will feature a plotline in which Pawnee's Parks department teams up with rival city Eagleton's Parks department, which houses a bunch of doppelgangers for the show's main characters. TV Line reports that June Diane Raphael (NTSF:SD:SUV, Burning Love) will be playing the Eagleton counterpart to Aubrey Plaza's April Ludgate. Parks co-creator Mike Schur describes Raphael's character as "kind of a rich, boozy, Real Housewives-type." Other doppelgangers for the plotline include Kristen Bell for Leslie Knope, Sam Elliott for Ron Swanson, and Billy Eichner for Donna. Tom Haverford's is being kept under wraps.