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'Michael & Michael Have Issues' Canceled

It looks like 'Michael & Michael' really do have issues. Comedy Central's short-lived comedy series, 'Michael & Michael Have Issues,' has been canceled, according to a tweet by one of its stars, Michael Showalter. "To all who were fans of 'Michael&MichaelHaveIssues' I can confirm that one week ago Comdey Central cancelled the show," he said. "Thanks for watching!" A reason for the cancellation has yet to be announced....

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Michael and Michael invite you to twarty

If you're a fan of Michael and Michael Have Issues, you may want to have your Twittering device handy watching tonight's episode. Michael Ian Black and Michael Showalter will both be doing a "pre-Tweet Town Hall" at 9:30 PM ET, and then continuing through the show, which airs at 10:30 PM ET, looking for questions from the audience and commentary on the show. Officially, they're calling it their Town Hall Twitter Twarty, or "twarty," short for "Twitter Party." The plan is for the audience input to be featured along with commentary from the Michaels themselves and from writers Jessi Klein and Kumail Nanjiani, The Real Jim Biederman, and writer's assistant Stephie Grob, on the show's blog, www.michaelandmichaelhaveissues.com. The Michaels will post their favorite stuff on ComedyCentral.com during the week. Tweets can be sent to @mshowalter or @michaelianblack....

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A possible preview of Michael and Michael Have Issues

If you're a fan of Michael Showalter and Michael Ian Black and you've been looking for information on their new Comedy Central show, Michael and Michael Have Issues, you've probably been a bit confused lately. Any press the pair have done for the show has been fairly vague. And then you have the site dedicated to the show, www.michaelandmichaelhaveissues.com, which offers plenty of blog entries, including one from earlier this month titled "Photos of the Promos Shoot" that feature dancers holding up Michael and Michael heads on a stick (see photo). Maybe this clip will help give a better clue. Poorly veiled tension has always been a part of the act with Stella (which also includes David Wain). But here we get to see Michael and Michael actually attack each other in a studio when Showalter takes issue with Black's impression of a butterfly fart. This is supposed to be from the series pilot, which premieres in July, but who knows? Maybe it's here to distract you from what they're really working on. (Oooohh!...

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Hoping for a healthy dose of sketch comedy from Michael and Michael Have Issues

When Michael and Michael Have Issues premieres tonight at 10:30 PM on Comedy Central, it'll be a return to sketch comedy of sorts for Michael Ian Black and Michael Showalter. The pair started out with The State on MTV, as this week's boxed set release reminded us. Their most recent TV project, Stella, the show, with former State member David Wain, wasn't really sketch as much as it was an exercise in absurdist slapstick. Comedy Central has been showing episodes from the single season the show lasted in the run up to Michael and Michael Have Issues, and it has been a pleasant reminder of Stella's brief experiment with a half-hour TV comedy. It's hard to imagine keeping that premise going - Wain, Black, and Showalter free associating with different guest stars season after season. But it's been fun to watch it again....

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Comedy Central Yanks 'Michael and Michael Have Issues'

'Michael and Michael Have Issues,' the behind the scenes sketch comedy fest from 'State' alumni Michael Ian Black and Michael Showalter was one of the funniest "no surprise" shows in Comedy Central's line-up in a long time. So it should probably serve as "no surprise" that Comedy Central has put the kibosh on it. Showalter sent out the awful truth in Twitter form yesterday. Black also followed up Showalter's sad announcement with his own Tweet that contains a certain word that starts with "F" and ends with "K" and it isn't "fullback." I was a fan and I looked forward to the second season, but now I'll just have to settle with the inevitable buck squeezing DVD release. You guys had me at "bunny stomping."...

Did you watch Michael and Michael Have Issues?

Last night was the season finale of Michael & Michael Have Issues on Comedy Central. Which means fans of the show can look forward either to its second season or its quiet death. With rare exceptions (like Important Things with Demetri Martin), shows come and go on Comedy Central with little fanfare. Mind of Mencia and Lewis Black's Root of All Evil weren't renewed, but their cancellations were never really announced, just mentioned by the players on the shows themselves. So here's your chance to weigh in. Did you like MMHI? Were you one of the fans who attended the "blarties" and "twarties" (blog parties and twitter parties)? Did you pick up The State on DVD and watch for nostalgia? What did you think of the sketch show within a show format?...

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Lorne Michaels is going to miss YouTube

There's no doubt that one of the biggest benefactors of the explosion of YouTube has been Saturday Night Live. Not only did the video of the SNL sketch "Lazy Sunday" put the service on the map, but YT has repaid the show in spades by popularizing other SNL sketches and Digital Shorts, most notably the Justin Timberlake/Andy Samberg classic "Dick in a Box" from last Christmas. But, since NBC struck a deal with Fox to create a video site designed to be a "YouTube killer," NBC's lawyers have been going after all YT clips of the show that weren't uploaded by NBC to the channel it maintains on the site. Michaels discusses the issue with the New York Observer and makes no bones about how he feels about the site: "YouTube has been great for us," he told writer Felix Gillette....

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What's On Tonight: Wipeout, America's Got Talent, Dark Blue, Michael & Michael

A&E has a Dog The Bounty Hunter marathon all night. At 8, ABC has a new Wipeout, followed by new episodes of I Survived A Japanese Game Show and Primetime: Crime. FOX has a new, two-hour So You Think You Can Dance at 8. PBS has a new Time Team America at 8, followed by a new Ascent of Money. At 9, NBC has a new America's Got Talent, then a new episode of The Philanthropist. TNT has the season premiere of Leverage at 9, followed by the series premiere of Dark Blue. Food Network has a new Throwdown with Bobby Flay at 9. BBC America has a new Gordon Ramsay's F Word at 9. Also at 9: Syfy has a new Ghost Hunters International. At 10, Bravo has a new Top Chef Masters. MTV has a new Real World at 10. At 10:30, Comedy Central has the series premiere of Michael & Michael Have Issues. Check your local TV listings for more. After the jump, the late night talk shows....

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What's On Tonight: Crash Course, Dark Blue, Michael & Michael

At 8, ABC has a new Wipeout, followed by the series premiere of Crash Course and a new Primetime: Crime. CBS has Ted Kennedy: The Last Brother at 8. NBC has two new episodes of America's Got Talent at 8. ESPN has more coverage of The Little League World Series at 8. Cartoon Network has a new Bobb'e Says at 8, followed by new episodes of Dude, What Would Happen? and The Othersiders. At 9, TBS has two new episodes of Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns. Discovery has a new Man vs. Wild at 9. There's a new Leverage on TNT at 9, then a new Dark Blue. History Channel has a new MonsterQuest at 9. Lifetime has the movie Spring Breakdown at 9. Also at 9: Syfy has a new Ghost Hunters. At 9:30, A&E has a new Dog The Bounty Hunter, then a new Criss Angel Mindfreak. At 10, ABC has Remembering Ted Kennedy. Bravo has a new Top Chef at 10. MTV has a new episode of The Real World at 10. Food Network has a new Dinner: Impossible at 10. At 10:30, Comedy Central has the season finale of...

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Michael Bolton wants to do a talk show

At least, that's what gossip rag Starpulse is claiming. Apparently the middle-of-the-road crooner thinks he might actually have a fighting chance in the cutthroat world of talk shows, but he's not quite ready to put in the amount of work it takes to create a good show. Bolton claims, "I could do a show where I could look at topics and social issues and have fun, but also do my musical thing at the same time." That's a really great idea, and it's only been done by, well, everybody. Frankly, I don't think Mr. Bolton has the slightest clue what makes a talk show successful, so I'm here to tell him, right now, that making a talk show takes time, love, and tenderness. Also, it's not wise to start a talk show and then end it suddenly, because how are we supposed to live without you, when we've been loving you so long? Okay, I've run out of Michael Bolton lyrical references, so I'll just stop now....

Michael Buble you are not an American Idol

Someone should have told Michael Buble to put down the pipe rehearse before he took the American Idol stage last night. Did Michael Buble's publicist even give him the memo that he was going to be performing? Having personally seen Tony Bennett and Michael Buble in concert, I would have confidently told you that Michael Buble would certainly show the contestants and the world how singing standards should be done. His performance was nothing but a true disappointment... ...

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The Unlikely Comeback of Bret Michaels

Getting sick just might have been the best career move Bret Michaels made since signing up for VH1's 'Rock of Love.' Sorry if that sounds ghoulish. News organizations everywhere were in a full-tilt Bret Michaels death watch mode during the weekend of April 22. Michaels was rushed into a hospital with a massive subarachnoid hemorrhage in critical condition. Folks, it was bad, especially coming after the news of the previous week when Michaels had an emergency appendectomy performed on him....

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'The Office' Season 7, Episode 17 Recap

['The Office' - 'Todd Packer'] Admit it: as soon as you read the title of this episode, you knew what the plot of it was basically going to be, didn't you? After all, Michael Scott is evolving into a mature man before our eyes, and we know he's going to leave soon. Having an episode revolve around Todd Packer, a character who has become less important to 'The Office' as time goes by, meant that we would see Michael finally deal with his unnatural admiration for Dunder Mifflin's piggish traveling salesman. And that's what we got. Really, it was an episode that needed to happen, given the fact that Michael's time in Scranton is short. It wasn't particularly funny, but it didn't seem to matter much whether it was funny or not. For Michael to move on and start a new life with Holly, the Packer issue needed to be addressed....

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Lisa Marie Presley Shares Details About Her Relationship With Michael Jackson (VIDEO)

Lisa Marie Presley sat down with Oprah Winfrey and broke her silence about her marriage to Michael Jackson. The daughter of the late Elvis Presley, Lisa Marie was married to Jackson between 1994 and 1996. Before filing for divorce in 1996, Presley said it became clear to hear that Jackson had an issue with drugs. So, what prompted Presley to break her silence about Jackson? "Every time I've ever had an interview in the past, I tend to get very defensive because I was usually promoting something and it would always cross into my personal life," she said. "I wanted to sit and really have a conversation about things that are more on a personal level, before I do have an album coming out," she said. "I didn't understand my relationship with him," Presley admitted of how she felt when she was with the King of Pop from 1994 to 1996....

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