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2 hrs ago | San Bernardino County Sun

Comedian Dennis Miller set to clown around with Dana Carvey at San Manuel Casino

Comedian Dennis Miller, a frequent guest on Fox News commentator Bill O'Reilly's “The O'Reilly Factor” and not a fan of president Barack Obama's policies, doesn't see himself as a conservative right-winger.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Dennis Miller Live, Dennis Miller, Celebrities, Dana Carvey, The O'Reilly Factor

3 hrs ago | Business Journal

Congressman Al Franken asks Netflix CEO Hastings to fight Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger

The Democratic Senator of Minnesota, Al Franken yesterday sent Reed Hastings, the chief executive of Netflix a letter asking him to take a stance on the Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger.


Related Topix: Al Franken, Startups, Netflix, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Senator Al Franken, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Comedy, Entertainment, Television

5 hrs ago | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

The 20 Best Summer Blockbusters of All Time: 'Animal House'

Fat, drunk, and stupid may not be the best way to go through life, but it sure does create one memorable film character! Movies have often been set in and around college campuses, but none quite like Animal House .


Related Topix: Animal House, Comedy Movies, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, The Blues Brothers, Action Movies, Musical Movies, Celebrities, John Belushi, Kevin Bacon

9 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press

Will Arnett files for divorce from Amy Poehler

The "Arrested Development" and "The Millers" actor, 43, and the "Parks and Recreation" star, 42, announced their separation in September 2012, ending their relationship after nine years of marriage.


Related Topix: Arrested Development, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Monsters vs. Aliens, Parks and Recreation, Amy Poehler

14 hrs ago | DVDCreation Reviews

Saturday Night Live Alum and Golden Globe Winning, Kevin Nealon, to Perform at Zanies Comedy Club

Zanies Comedy Club is proud to host comedian, television, sitcom and film star Kevin Nealon.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Sport Movies, The Wedding Singer, Weeds, Comedy Movies, Music!, Anger Management, Drama Movies, Happy Gilmore, Drama, Kevin Nealon

15 hrs ago | The Memphis Flyer

The Rant

Has anyone noticed how the cast and producers of Saturday Night Live have taken over comedy programming at NBC? Now, every night is a Saturday Night Live , except for SNL itself, which ain't so great these days.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Now, Jimmy Fallon, The Tonight Show, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

NBC Passes on David Koechner Variety Sketch Show

The project, which had received a pilot order, would have featured Koechner return to his sketch comedy roots.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, David Koechner, Up All Night, Maya Rudolph

Bonnaroo 2014 Comedy Tent headed up by Robinson, Buress, and Killam

Less than 60 days out from the June 12 start date, the Bonnaroo 2014 lineup has moved a little closer to complete.


Related Topix: Hot Tub Time Machine, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Zack and Miri Make a Porno, Craig Robinson

The Virginian-Pilot

Pharrell's "Happy" made him cry; Maya Rudolph's show

We never thought we'd cry while writing Cube Candy, but yep. A teary-eyed Pharrell beame overwhelmed when Oprah rolled tape of fans all over the world remaking their own "Happy" videos during the much-anticipated interview Sunday night on the OWN network.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Maya Rudolph, Scandal

CBS Local

Vanessa Bayer From SNL Talks With The Guys

When you see the nightly code word, submit it here on CBSDFW.COM within 15 minutes.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, The Late Show with David Letterman, Late Show With David Letterman, Celebrities, David Letterman

Essence Magazine

Maya Rudolph Gets Her Own NBC Special

The Maya Rudolph Show is coming to NBC in May, starring the Saturday Night Live alum and several special guests.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Maya Rudolph, Chris Parnell, Sean Hayes, Folk, Andy Samberg

Scoop: Saturday Night Live on NBC - Saturday, April 19, 2014

Since its inception in 1975, "SNL" has launched the careers of many of the brightest comedy performers of their generation; and, as The New York Times noted on the occasion of the show's Emmy-winning 25th Anniversary special in 1999: "In Defiance of both time and show business convention, 'SNL' is still the most pervasive influence on the art of ... (more)


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Emmy Awards


In Strange Shift, Victor & Spoils Creates Non-Crowdsourced Traditional Bank Campaign

Well this is kind of weird. Remember when Victor & Spoils first launched and they made a really big deal about the fact they'd crowdsource cool, new digital work for their clients? Well apparently they've come full circle and are now creating traditional offline campaigns for banks.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Late Show With David Letterman, Weird


The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

The movie began with a shot of Walter Mitty balancing his checkbook. He was an employee at Life magazine's negative assets department.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Ben Stiller, Movies


Five Pop Culture Documentaries That Hollywood Should Make

It's only April and already there's a rare collection of pop culture documentaries to tickle the mind: Mike Myers squeezed the life out of legendary rock 'n' roll manager Shep Gordon with Supermensch , Jeff Radice expanded the civil rights history of Dock Ellis with No No: A Dockumentary , Charlie Lyne waxed nostalgic over 200 coming-of-age ... (more)


Related Topix: Hollywood, Short, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Mike Myers, Indio, CA

The Globe and Mail

Tina Fey should have replaced David Letterman on the Late Show, social-media poll says

Actress Tina Fey from the TV series "30 Rock" arrives at the 18th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles, California January 29, 2012 Actress Tina Fey from the TV series "30 Rock" arrives at the 18th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles, California January 29, 2012 CBS may have named Stephen Colbert as the successor to David ... (more)


Related Topix: 30 Rock, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Books, Bossypants, Celebrities, Tina Fey, Family, SAG Awards

Tue Apr 15, 2014


Miley Cyrus tweets from hospital

Her Tuesday night "Bangerz" tour concert at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri, has been canceled, according to a statement from the arena.


Related Topix: Miley Cyrus, Pop/Rock, Hannah Montana, Entertainment, Television, Kansas City, MO, Comedy

Hollywood Reporter

Maya Rudolph's NBC Variety Special Lands Airdate, Guest Lineup

The Saturday Night Live alum returns to the network with The Maya Rudolph Show special, which will air Monday, May 19 at 10 p.m. PT/ET on NBC, which also serves as a test run as the network toys with a series order.


Related Topix: Bridesmaids, Away We Go, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Maya Rudolph, Andy Samberg, Fred Armisen

Video: Kanye West Reveals What Being an Artist Means to Him on Late Night

Kanye West stopped by last night's LATE NIGHT WITH SETY MEYERS on NBC and tells Seth all about what being an artist means to him.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Seth Meyers

Onward State

Kenan Thompson Proves He's 'All That'

He may be 35 years old now, but Kenan Thompson is still 'all that.' From his days as one of the biggest child stars of the 90s to his current status as a senior cast member on Saturday Night Live , he's always been able to make us laugh, and last night proved no different.


Related Topix: Children TV, Entertainment, Television, Comedy, All That, Kenan and Kel, Family, Comedy Movies, Heavy Weights, Kenan Thompson