Afternoon Delight: Tina Fey and Ellie Kemper team up for new NBC comedy

Good afternoon and Happy Halloween! Happy birthday to Piper Perabo, Willow Smith, Sally Kirkland and Deidre Hall!

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Are the Orphan Black writers playing a Halloween trick on us with this photo from the Orphan Black Facebook page, or can we really look forward to a FrankenClone in Season 2 of the show?


The Hunger Games: Catching Fire hits theaters in less than a month and I’m freaking out. Check out this pic from the latest batch of exclusive tribute photos from the epic film.


Lady Gaga is donning black in honor of her late dog Alice. And she’ll be performing at the upcoming American Music Awards, as will gay allies Macklemore and Ryan Lewis. The AMA show will air live on ABC on November 24.

Jessica Alba,  America Ferrera, and  Olivia Munn are just a few of the celebrity correspondents set to appear in James Cameron‘s upcoming Years of Living Dangerously, a climate change docuseries airing on Showtime in April. Here’s the trailer:

Good news! NBC is picking up new comedy from Tina Fey (and Robert Carlock)! According to Deadline, “the network has given a straight-to-series 13-episode order to the untitled project, written by Fey and Carlock. It will center on a woman (Ellie Kemper) who escapes from a doomsday cult and starts life over in New York City.” Now if they just can find a part for 30 Rock alum Jane Krakowski, I’ll be even happier.

Check out this vintage clip of Amy Poehler (and Will Ferrell) on Conan in the ’90s. I’m sorry, but I think Poehler is just way too young for Scrub-A-Dub!

Poehler’s Parks and Recreation co-star Aubrey Plaza rocks December’s issue of Foam.


Did you know that Melissa Etheridge is an ACLU Nationwide Ambassador?

Actress Katee Sackoff (Battlestar Galactica) is reminding her Twitter followers what’s important during the holidays.

Photo of the Day! 

Today’s photo comes is of Lea DeLaria posing with her Orange is the New Black co-star Natasha Lyonne, who she calls “the funniest bitch on the planet”).