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2 hrs ago | Newsday

'Saturday Night Live' to mark 40th with 3-hour show Feb. 15

This photo, provided by Universal Studios Home Entertainment, shows members the original NBC Saturday Night Live cast from the sketch comedy show's 1975 season.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Gilda Radner, Celebrities, Jane Curtin, Chevy Chase, Laraine Newman

6 hrs ago |

Comedy Central Debuts World Premiere of Tracy Morgan: Bona Fide Today

Legendary comedian Tracy Morgan keeps Stand-Up Month going strong with the WORLD premiere of his new one-hour stand-up special, " Tracy Morgan : Bona Fide," debuting on Comedy Central today, April 20 at 10:00 p.m. For eager fans, a special extended edition of the special will be available for download on CC: Stand-Up Direct on April 12, over a week ... (more)


Related Topix: Why Stop Now?, 30 Rock, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Tracy Morgan, Theater, Arts, Life, Holidays, Thanksgiving

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Arab Times

Tribeca hard to pin down at 13

LOS ANGELES, April 18, : The Tribeca Film Festival is now a teenager. It launched in the spring of 2002, which makes its current installment, which opens on Wednesday in lower Manhattan, its 13th.


Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Children TV, Entertainment, Television, Comedy, Shrek Forever After

The Salinas Californian

Mike Hughes: Melissa McCarthy hosts SNL rerun

TONIGHT'S MUST-SEE: "Mike & Molly," 8 p.m., CBS; "Saturday Night Live," 11:29 p.m., NBC.


Related Topix: Mike and Molly, Entertainment, Television, Melissa McCarthy, Comedy, Imagine Dragons, Pop/Rock, Seth Meyers, Bill Hader

DVR Alert: Hbo Debuts Billy Crystal's 700 Sundays Tonight

Billy Crystal 's "700 Sundays," one of the most-acclaimed and highest-grossing plays in Broadway history, comes to HBO .


Related Topix: Parental Guidance, Monsters University, Deconstructing Harry, Comedy Movies, America's Sweethearts, Throw Momma from the Train, Crime Movies, Comedy, Entertainment, Television

Dallas Observer

Kids in the Hall's Bruce McCulloch and Kevin McDonald, Still Flowing Like Old Man River

It's not fair to call the Kids in the Hall's upcoming show at the Majestic a "reunion."


Related Topix: The Kids in the Hall, Comedy, Kids in the Hall, Entertainment, Television, Mark McKinney

Fri Apr 18, 2014

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

APRIL 19 Host: Melissa McCarthy Musical Guest: Imagine Dragons "Saturday Night Live," NBC's Emmy Award-winning late-night comedy showcase, enters its 39th season in September for another year of laughs, surprises and great performances.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Emmy Awards

The Morning Call

Colin Quinn's new show tells how constitution has left us unchecked and unbalanced

That revered document has made the American people what they are today, says the former "Saturday Night Live" "Weekend Update" anchor and star of MTV's "Remote Control."


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Remote Control, Colin Quinn

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Bonnaroo reveals comedy lineup for 2014Bonnaroo reveals comedy lineup ...

A handful of comedy stars and up-and-comers will be taking the stage at this year's Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival.


Related Topix: Elton John, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Black Entertainment, Kanye West, Hip-Hop, Comedy, Entertainment, Television

a Saturday Night Live' Plans 3-hour Live 40th Anniversary Special in 2015

Cast members Amy Poehler and Seth Meyers perform a skit with Republican vice-presidential nominee Alaska Governor Sarah Palin during an episode of "Saturday Night Live" in New York October 18, 2008.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Amy Poehler, Seth Meyers, US Governors, Sarah Palin

'Saturday Night Live': 40th anniversary special planned for 2015

NBC is planning a 40th anniversary special for its iconic show "Saturday Night Live," scheduled to air Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Emmy Awards


NBC's 'Saturday Night Live' 40th Anniversary Special Set

NBC set a date for its three-hour bash - February 15, 2015 - but did not say which past and present cast members, musical guests, etc.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Emmy Awards


The Quiet Radicalism of All That

The '90s were golden years for Nickelodeon. The children's cable television network was home to now cult-classic shows like Are You Afraid of the Dark? , Clarissa Explains It All , The Secret Life of Alex Mack , and Salute Your Shorts -arguably heretofore unmatched in their clever, un-condescending approach to entertaining young people.


Related Topix: Children TV, All That, Entertainment, Television, Comedy, Good Burger, Family, Comedy Movies, Kenan Thompson

The Huffington Post

Amy Poehler Teams Up With Fellow 'SNL' Alum Al Franken For Senate Fundraiser

"Parks and Recreation" star Amy Poehler will give a reelection boost to fellow "Saturday Night Live" alum Sen. Al Franken at a Los Angeles fundraiser next week.


Related Topix: US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Al Franken, Senator Al Franken, US Senate, Comedy, Democrat, Entertainment, Television, Parks and Recreation, Amy Poehler

The Venetian Presents Jim Belushi & Chicago Board of Comedy This Weekend

The Venetian Resort-Hotel-Casino is thrilled to welcome Jim Belushi & Chicago Board of Comedy back to The Sands Showroom stage this weekend, April 18-19 .


Related Topix: According to Jim, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Chicago, Celebrities, Jim Belushi, James Belushi

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Roundtable audience captivated by tales of Julia Child

Copyright i 1 2 2014 Beacon Journal Publishing Co. Inc and Black Press. All Rights Reserved.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Dan Aykroyd, Dearie, Books

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

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

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

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