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Stephen Colbert Is Giving $800,000 to South Carolina Public School Teachers

As if you needed any more proof that Stephen Colbert is an awesome guy with a heart of gold, Daily Kos reports that Colbert has decided to fund every existing grant request made by public school teachers in his home state of South Carolina via DonorsChoose.org. Colbert made the announcement today at a surprise event at an elementary school in Greenville, where he revealed that he's teamed up with Share Fair Nation and ScanSource to fund all of the crowdfunding projects (nearly 1,000 of them) for over 800 teachers at over 375 schools, with a grand total of $800,000 in donations. Much of the money comes from [...]

'Key & Peele' Bosses Ian Roberts and Jay Martel to Showrun Alison Brie's TV Land Pilot

Ian Roberts and Jay Martel, who have been showrunners on Comedy Central's Key & Peele since the show began, and now they're looking to do that same job on another comedy. Deadline reports that Roberts and Martel have been hired as showrunners on Teachers, a TV Land comedy pilot executive produced by Alison Brie. The pilot is based on the web series of the same name, following an eccentric group of elementary school teachers. The show, like the web series, stars the iO Chicago-based sketch/improv group The Katydids (made up of Caitlin Barlow, Katy Colloton, Cate Freedman, Kate Lambert, Katie O’Brien and Katie Thomas).