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Matt Walsh, Rob Corddry, Donald Faison, and Rob Huebel Are Tired of Being That Guy From That Thing

Entertainment Weekly recently put together this PSA from some of Hollywood's finest character actors including Matt Walsh, Rob Corddry, Donald Faison, and Rob Huebel, who have taken a note from Chris Pratt's transition from Parks and Rec regular to smash hit Hollywood superhero and insist that their wait for the spotlight is now over.

'Childrens Hospital' Renewed for Sixth Season to Air in 2015

Rob Corddry's hit Adult Swim show Childrens Hospital has been renewed by Adult Swim for a sixth season. Filming will begin this summer in Los Angeles and the new season will premiere sometime next year. Corddry noted that the new season will go back to the original hospital setting after the gang's adventures in Japan last season:

We're placing the Childrens gang safely back in their hospital next season, having spent last season in Japan, so fans can expect the kind of tomfoolery that endeared them to Childrens Hospital back when they were youngsters. Stuff like absurdity, flights of fancy, hard-hitting fake drama, soft-hitting fake drama, farcical door slamming, [...]

Rob Corddry and Dwayne Johnson to Star in HBO Pilot 'Ballers'

Rob Corddry and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson are set to star in the upcoming HBO dramedy pilot Ballers, which will be executive produced by Johnson, Mark Wahlberg, and Steve Levinson. Corddry will play "former all-pro running back Spencer's (Johnson) boss, a financial advisor who tries really hard to fit in and who is confident but clueless at interpreting social clues." Thankfully Ballers won't conflict with Corddry's work on his show Children's Hospital, but it will conflict with the upcoming Kevin Hart/LeBron James movie Ballers in Google search results everywhere. Which Ballers will win?

Talking to Nate Corddry About ‘Mom’, ‘The Heat’, And Why Boston Stereotypes Will Always Be Funny

Nate Corddry is no stranger to the fickle whims of television. He’s starred on three tragically cancelled series, including the much-hyped Aaron Sorkin joint Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, the David E. Kelley legal dramedy Harry’s Law, and the recent animated adaptation of an ‘80s sci-fi classic, Tron: Uprising. But despite the short-lived nature of the shows that have featured him, Corddry himself has left a lasting impression as a sharp, versatile actor. He’s ably balanced both the dramatic – roles as a creepy, clingy restaurant manager on United States of Tara and a soldier in the HBO war epic The Pacific – and the hilarious – a [...]

Watch a New Trailer for Tom Lennon and Ben Garant's 'Hell Baby'

Here's a brand new red band trailer for Reno 911! and The State duo Tom Lennon and Ben Garant's new horror-comedy Hell Baby, starring Rob Corddry, Leslie Bibb, Keegan Michael Key, Paul Scheer, and Rob Huebel. Like any good red band trailer, it features waaaayy more nudity, profanity, and pot-smoking than the movie's green band trailer.

Craig Robinson, Rob Corddry, and Clark Duke Travel to the Future in the 'Hot Tub Time Machine 2' Trailer

It's been four years since Hot Tub Time Machine hit theaters, and the first red band trailer for Hot Tub Time Machine 2 made its debut at Comic-Con yesterday with Craig Robinson, Rob Corddry, and Clark Duke traveling to the future so they can fix a few problems in the present. Like the first Hot Tub, Hot Tub 2 is packed with comedy people — this trailer alone features Chevy Chase, Adam Scott, Jason Jones, and Kumail Nanjiani getting punched in the face.

HBO Orders Dwayne Johnson and Rob Corddry's 'Ballers' to Series

Two days after giving the Jack Black/Tim Robbins comedy The Brink a series order, Variety reports that HBO has followed that up with another order for the football dramedy Ballers starring Dwayne Johnson and Rob Corddry and executive produced by Johnson, Mark Wahlberg, and Steve Levinson, who also penned the script. Johnson plays a former all-pro running back, while Corddry plays his former boss-turned-socially inept financial advisor. Other characters on the show include "a highly spiritual pro athlete, financial adviser, sports agent, ESPN sideline reporter, and ex-wife of a pro football player." Ballers makes Johnson's first big TV acting gig, but thankfully for Corddry the show [...]

Pete Holmes and Rob Corddry Got Heckled By Pete's Dad

Rob Corddry was the guest on The Pete Holmes Show last night, and as exciting as that is for fans of The Daily Show and Childrens Hospital, it was a little more baffling for Pete's dad, who was in the audience. Below, they talk about their alcoholic beverage of choice and Rob's advice for dealing with the internet.

Adult Swim Renews 'Newsreaders' for Season 2

Adult Swim's 60 Minutes parody Newsreaders is coming back for a second season. Co-creator David Wain revealed on the podcast Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend this week that production is about to begin on the 15-minute comedy's second season, although Adult Swim has yet to make an official announcement about the renewal.

A spinoff of Childrens Hospital, Adult Swim is a faux-news magazine hosted by  Louis LaFonda (played by Mather Zickel) that's created and executive produced by the Childrens Hospital team of Rob Corddry, Jonathan Stern, and David Wain. Corddry, Paul Scheer, Michael Showalter, and Wyatt Cenac, amongst others, contributed as writers during the first season, which debuted in [...]

The New Season of 'Childrens Hospital' Takes Place on a Military Base in Japan

TV's craziest fake medical drama is about to get even crazier. This week, Adult Swim released info on Season 5 of Childrens Hospital, which is set to debut sometime in July, and the entire season takes place at a pediatric clinic on a U.S. Army base in Japan. It sounds pretty incredible and exactly like the kind of ambitious, unconventional stuff this show is known for. Here's a description of the season via Adult Swim:

Childrens Hospital returns for its fifth season to find the doctors relocated to a pediatric clinic on a U.S. Army base in Osaka, Japan. With the loss of recently murdered co-worker Dr. Blake Downs [...]

Rob Corddry and Brian Huskey Get Mad About Shrimp in a New Guided by Voices Music Video

Here's a music video for "Bad Love Is Easy To Do" by Guided by Voices starring Rob Corddry and Brian Huskey as '60s folk duo Pollard & Sprout, whose music career success slowly falls apart due to something involving a woman wearing sunglasses and shrimp cocktail.

Watch Rob Corddry Star in a Guided by Voices Music Video

Here's a new music video from Guided by Voices for the song "Planet Score" that features a ton of familiar comedy faces. Released via Funny Or Die and directed by Mike Postalakis, the video features some familiar comedy faces: Rob Corddry, his brother Nate Corddry, and Corddry's Mom costar Matt Jones, who you probably know best from playing Badger on Breaking Bad.

Talking to Rob Corddry About 'Childrens Hospital'

The season finale of Childrens Hospital airs tomorrow night at midnight on Adult Swim, and for the show’s first half-hour episode, creator Rob Corddry promises sex, explosions, and something different from what viewers have seen before. That’s a tall order, since the joke machine of a show revels in changing up its formula, constantly experimenting with genre, gleefully breaking continuity, and this season arbitrarily changing settings from its only occasionally-referenced regular location in a Rio de Janeiro hospital for American expat children to a U.S. army base in Japan. In true Childrens Hospital style, the choice allowed the comedy new storytelling opportunities, which it more or less embraced before going off on its own idiosyncratic [...]

'Children's Hospital' Just Goes Up and Moves to Japan; 'NTSF:SD:SUV' Stays at Home

Children's Hospital and NTSF:SD:SUV air Thursday nights at midnight and 12:15 a.m. Eastern on Adult Swim. By Thursday I mean really early Friday mornings.

Back in the good old days, before season four of Community was all we complained about, there was season three of Community to complain about. Dan Harmon had watched The Wire the previous summer and gave his show an overarching narrative, with the idea that every episode had to be watched in order to best understand the motivations of the characters and to better appreciate the jokes. The meticulous planning ultimately produced some great stuff at times, and abrupt, forgettable conclusions to some subplots at [...]