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The Roundup: Bored To Death feature + entertainment notes for the week

Ted Danson, Zach Galifianakis, and Jason Schwartzman are set to return in a feature length release of HBO's "Bored To Death" as penned by series creator, Jonathan Ames.

Word came out yesterday that HBO's critically acclaimed series, "Bored To Death," will have a feature-length film version moving past the script stage into development. Series creator Jonatham Ames has been working on the extended vehicle for the original crew of misfits played by Jason Schwartzman, Zach Galifianakis, and Ted Danson but there is no estimated delivery date on this (much anticipated project).

Great TV so far this week included "Parenthood" season finale, "The Burn with Jeffrey Ross," and "Justified." Don't miss TV highlights (premieres and new episodes) in the "DVR This!" section below along with other entertainment and comedy notes.

Comedy Notes: Anthony Jeselnik's new special premiered on Sunday and now "Caligula" is available  as is Nerdist extraordinaire Chris Hardwick's "Mandroid." Some great shows at the Hollywood Improv include Sean Conroy's Deep Dish on Saturday, January 26; Eugene Mirman on January 26; and Maria Bamford on February 2. Kurt Braunohler and Kristen Schaal have brought their extremely popular alt show, Hot Tub, from New York to Los Angeles and it makes its debut this Monday, January 28, at The Virgil on Santa Monica with guests that include Marc Maron, the Sklar Brothers, and Hannibal Buress.

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The Roundup: Will Ferrell returns to "SNL" this Saturday, IFC launches web series

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Part 2 of Fox's "Fringe" season finale airs this Friday at 9pm

DVR This! After last weekend's very mediocre "Saturday Night Live" (highlights were the "50 Shades of Gray" commercial and the Scandinavian "Chelsea Lately" spoof) the show returns to its origins with a visit by Will Ferrell. | Earlier on Saturday, FX will be broadcasting Louis C.K.s self-produced/self-released special for those of you too cheap to cough up the $5 to get it online. | IFC is building up to its June 8th launch of "Comedy Bang Bang" by releasing the first episode of its web series, "Reggie Makes Music," starring Reggie Watts and featuring Jon Hamm. See the embed below. Want more Reggie? Look for him to close out Wednesday's "Conan." | Shame on Viacom for pulling the various clips on YouTube and elsewhere of unaired footage of the Beastie Boys appearing on "Chappelle's Show." If there was a time to not act like a horrific corporate entity, it was now. If the company didn't want the clip on YouTube, then put it somewhere else, such as Comedy Central's website. Pathetic.

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