Comedian Jim Gaffigan is headed to TV Land. The cable network has ordered 10 episodes of The Gaffigan Show—which will re-air on Comedy Central a week after their TV Land debut. Based on his book Dad Is Fat, the single-camera sitcom follows “one man’s struggle in New York City to find a balance between fatherhood, stand-up comedy, and an insatiable appetite.” And by appetite, we can only assume they are referring to a diet consisting entirely of bacon ... Discuss

 

It’s been a while since we’ve heard anything new from Sufjan Stevens, but the always-evolving artist has just released a new song as part of an upcoming tribute album. “A Little Lost” is a cover of an Arthur Russell song, and will appear alongside other tunes from bands including Hot Chip, Phosphorescent and Blood Orange on the compilation, “Master Mix: Red Hot + Arthur Russell,” due out in October. You can stream it for free here, or purchase it on iTunes ... Discuss

 

You probably remember the story of Batkid—young Miles Scott, a child who had battled leukemia. For his Make-a-Wish project, Miles wanted to become Batman. In response, thousands of San Francisco residence helped turn their city into Gotham to make Miles’ wish come true. Now, the story is becoming a feature-length documentary. Batkid Begins looks at “what happens when an event goes unintentionally viral” and when a city comes together to make a grant a kid's amazing wish. So far, they are about half way to their fundraising goal of $100,000 on Indiegogo. The trailer is a reminder that Batkid truly is the hero we need ... Discuss

 

#BringBackOurGirls May Be Doing More Harm than Good

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John C. Reilly, who has long been guaranteed to be the highlight of any movie he's in, took to Letterman last night to debut some explosive new Guardians of the Galaxy footage. Marvel's new, very odd offering is currently sailing on a wave of strong early hype and almost universally positive reviews, and this clip gives us a sneak peek at just what makes it so special. See for yourself ... Discuss