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Video: Christina Perri Performs New Single 'Burning Gold' on Late Night

Beloved "Saturday Night Live" personality - and the longest serving "anchor" on the show's wildly popular "Weekend Update" - Seth Meyers takes over as host of NBC 's "Late Night," home to A-list celebrity guests, memorable comedy and the best in musical talent.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Seth Meyers

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Real Simple

6 TV Comedies You'll Love

"Treat yourself to Billy Eichner's rare breed of insanity. He runs around Manhattan with a microphone and demands that random shell-shocked passersby play games such as 'She Clucks or She Sucks?' in which Billy shouts out a name-like 'Kris Jenner!' or 'Camilla from the Muppets!'-and the player has to decide whether it's the name of a famous chicken ... (more)


Related Topix: Louie, Entertainment, Television, Louis C.K., Comedy, Parks and Recreation

Movie review: Colin Quinn: Long Story Short

Comedian Colin Quinn walks us through his theories of world history, the fate of empires, religion, and the latest episode of "Jersey Shore".


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Colin Quinn

DVDCreation Reviews

UltraStar Cinemas Announces Launch of Live National In-Theater...

UltraStars UltraLuxe Scottsdale Pavilions have announced they have partnered with The New York Film Critics Series to present a live, national, in-theater Screening Series.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Scottsdale, AZ, MacGruber, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Movies, Will Forte

Advertising Age

Small Agency of the Year, 76-150 Employees, Gold: Brooklyn Brothers

When the English Premier League moved to NBC Sports, Brooklyn Brothers ran an awareness campaign via online, out-of-home, social media and video -- including a spoof with former "Saturday Night Live" star Jason Sudeikis as an American football coach taking on soccer -- to start a conversation around the sport in the U.S. The firm works with other ... (more)


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Jason Sudeikis

Sun Jul 27, 2014

What's on tonight: 'Cat People' and 'Curse of the Cat People'

Bill Hader appeared on "Saturday Night Live" this past weekend to bid farewell to Seth Meyers.


Related Topix: Horror Movies, Cat People, Thriller, Drama Movies, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Bill Hader, Seth Meyers

Globe and Mail

Who you gonna call? Cancon's contribution to the comedy canon of Ghostbusters

The Great Canadian Pop Cultural Infiltration reached its apex of global saturation 30 summers ago with Ghostbusters , a movie that consolidated a decade of Canuck comedic attitudes and influence into an irresistible urban live-action cartoon about the triumph of irony over catastrophe.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Thriller, Crime Movies, Beverly Hills Cop, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Celebrities, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Supernatural, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Dan Aykroyd

Denver Post

Improv comedy 101: Learning the ropes

Improv students Rob Orlowski and Becca Waugh run through a three-line exercise at Voodoo Comedy Playhouse.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Comedy, Entertainment, Television

Sat Jul 26, 2014


Comic-Con: Seth Meyers Talks Emmy Hosting & 'The Awesomes' Season 2

The late-night talk show host's pet side project won't make a cameo on the upcoming Primetime Emmys telecast that he's hosting, but Seth Meyers mentioned during The Awesomes panel at Comic-Con that his team is writing "filmed segments featuring many of this year's nominees."


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Seth Meyers, Amy Poehler, Will Forte


Will there ever be another comedy like Seinfeld?

John Mulaney is a likeable young comedian with a seemingly charmed life. At only 31, he's been a successful stand-up, a major writer on Saturday Night Live , and he has a new sitcom on Fox this fall, Mulaney , produced by SNL's Lorne Michaels and co-starring Martin Short.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Martin Short, Emmy Awards

Fri Jul 25, 2014


Joel McHale on 'Community': 'F-ck You, Network Television'

Perhaps the biggest surprise at this year's Comic-Con is that Community has a panel there.


Related Topix: Community, Entertainment, Television, Joel McHale, Comedy, Celebrities, Chevy Chase, Donald Glover, Movies

Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

Tina Fey and Rachel Dratch's 1999 stage show is as great as it sounds

One one side of Chicago's Second City stage, Rachel Dratch performs a one-woman show about the 19th-century woman's rights activist Edwina Garth Burnahm.


Related Topix: Comedy, 30 Rock, Entertainment, Television, Rachel Dratch, Celebrities, Tina Fey, Brian Doyle-Murray, Amy Poehler


'Ridiculousness' recap: Season 5 episode 3

Episode three, season five, of Rob Dyrdek's Ridiculousness aired last night. In case you missed it, here is a recap of the clip categories on last night's show.


Related Topix: Ridiculousness, Entertainment, Television, Joe Dirt, Comedy Movies, Tommy Boy, Adventure, Comedy, Celebrities, David Spade, Drama

The Jersey Journal

Bill Bellamy: Growing up in Jersey good for laughs

Bill Bellamy began telling jokes while a student at Rutgers, goofing around at open mic nights, poking fun at his home state.


Related Topix: How to Be a Player, Comedy Movies, Sport Movies, Drama Movies, Any Given Sunday, Bill Bellamy, Rutgers University, Comedy, Entertainment, Television

Thu Jul 24, 2014


Andy Samberg, 'Game of Thrones' star Kit Harington to play...

In between filming their hit TV shows, Andy Samberg and Kit Harington will find some time to play tennis.


Related Topix: Game of Thrones, Entertainment, Television, Comedy, Andy Samberg, Kit Harington, Girls


Tina Fey and Rachel Dratch's Second City Show Dratch & Fey Is Now Online

It's hard to recall a time when Tina Fey wasn't filling our TV sets and movie screens with big laughs, but back in 1999, before Saturday Night Live made her a household name and Mean Girls was the stuff of legend and 30 Rock GIFs filled Facebook, Fey was just another comic trying to make a name for herself in the comedy trenches.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, 30 Rock, Rachel Dratch, Celebrities, Brian Doyle-Murray, Tina Fey, Theater, Arts

Video: Ricky Gervais Offers Hosting Tips to Seth Meyers on Late Night

On last night's LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS , Golden Globe host Ricky Gervais told Seth that his good looks will work against him as an Emmy host.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Seth Meyers

Jeff Ross Is 'Roastmaster General' for NBC's Last Comic Standing Tonight

Jeff Ross mentors the comics and Gilbert Gottfried is the man of The Hour as the comedians learn the art of roasting on NBC 's lively laughfest "Last Comic Standing," airing tonight, July 24 .


Related Topix: The Burn With Jeff Ross, Entertainment, Television, Jon Reep, Comedy Movies, Family, Action Movies, Cyberchase, Problem Child, Comedy

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Erie Times News

Jim Breuer returns to Jr.'s Last Laugh

Animated, ever-expressive comedian Jim Breuer is noted for his impressions of Ozzy Osbourne, Tracy Morgan, Metallica, Joe Pesci and other stars.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Comedy, Crime Movies, Half Baked, Entertainment, Television, Jim Breuer, Tracy Morgan, Metallica, Family, Kids


Victoria Jackson to speak at Reagan Day Dinner

Victoria Jackson has been a fixture in comedy for years. A regular on Saturday Night Live for six seasons and a co-star in several movies, Jackson has taken up a new role.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Victoria Jackson, Putnam County, TN, Nashville, TN