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Obama satire? Still objectionable

The amount of mockery presidents endure usually corresponds with their polling. It applies to Republicans , but sometimes also to Democrats .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama, Comedy, Entertainment, Television

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Examiner.com

'World's Wildest Commercials' searches the world for funniest TV ads ever seen

Television commercials have become a work of art and even during the Super Bowl people tune in to see the best commercials during the NFL game.

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Related Topix: Suburgatory, Entertainment, Television, Comedy

Star Tribune

TV picks for Aug. 29-31:  CBS Evening News, Heather McDonald, "Saturday Night Live," Amazon

Ever thought you could program shows better than those simpletons in Hollywood? Here's a chance to prove it.

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Genesee Country Express

Top Videos: Robin Williams Emmy Homage, The Dude Visits Colbert, New Gone Girl Trailer

This week, two dearly departed comedians were honored by the TV industry at large: Billy Crystal paid tribute to his friend Robin Williams at the Emmy Awards , and former Saturday Night Live cast member Phil Hartman finally received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame .

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Emmy Awards, Celebrities, Billy Crystal, NewsRadio, Phil Hartman

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VIDEO: Bill Hader's List of 200 Essential Comedy Movies

Commenting Rules: Keep the conversation civil and on topic. If your comment does not add to the conversation, it will be removed.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Bill Hader, Email Spam

Star Tribune

TV picks for Aug. 28:  Maria Menounos, "A Fish Called...

"Untold With Maria Menounos," E!'s version of "60 Minutes," takes a look at reality stars who have stuck it out past their 15 minutes of fame , plus a look at celebrity stalkers and the impact of EDM on the pop-culture scene.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television

USA Today

Andy Samberg cops an attitude on 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine'

Andy Samberg cops an attitude on 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' Actor goes from pushing boundaries on Internet to sitcom stardom Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1pgBOs5 After years of creative musical comedy with his Saturday Night Live "digital shorts," it may seem surprising that Andy Samberg's new star turn is in that most traditional ... (more)

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Andy Samberg, Emmy Awards, Parks and Recreation, Amy Poehler

San Fernando Sun

Triple Trauma of Robin Williams Suicide: A Psychologist's Take

New York, NY - Not long ago I encountered the exceptionally talented comedian and actor Robin Williams in a New York City Greek restaurant.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Dead Poets Society, Celebrities, Robin Williams, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Joe Piscopo, Eddie Murphy, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Collider

FX Orders Zach Galifianakis Comedy BASKETS to Series; Co-Created by...

FX is adding another comedy series to its roster, and this one has a fantastic pedigree.

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Related Topix: Bakersfield, CA, Comedy, Entertainment, Television

BroadwayWorld.com

Jim Belushi & The Sacred Hearts to Play Orleans Showroom, 10/4-5

Comedian, actor and blues musician Jim Belushi along with blues band The Sacred Hearts will bring laughs and soulful hits to the Orleans Showroom October 4 and 5. Jim Belushi is known worldwide for making people laugh as a regular on "Saturday Night Live," his long-running comedy series "According to Jim" and his many film appearances.

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Related Topix: Rock-N-Roll, The Sacred Hearts, According to Jim, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, James Belushi, Jim Belushi

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Are Natasha Lyonne and Fred Armisen dating?

Actors Natasha Lyonne and Fred Armisen have sparked rumors of a new romance after they were spotted locking lips while attending an Emmys after party together in Los Angeles on Monday.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Portlandia, Fred Armisen, Emmy Awards

The Winnipeg Free Press

The reviews are in for Meyers and the verdict is... mixed

How'd Seth Meyers do in his debut as host of the Emmys? So far, the critics seem to think the Late Night comedian was not at all bad, especially considering the degree of difficulty he faced.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Emmy Awards, Seth Meyers, 'Weird Al' Yankovic, Pop/Rock

TheBostonChannel.com

Phil Hartman receives star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Family and friends of the late Phil Hartman celebrated his memory Tuesday as he received a posthumous star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Phil Hartman, Opinion

ContactMusic.com

Sarah Silverman Hopes To Return To 'Masters Of Sex' Next Season

Sarah Silverman has guest starred in two episodes of 'Masters of Sex' and hopes to return to complete the storyline in the next season.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Sarah Silverman, Emmy Awards

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

Emmys a bigger joke than The Big Bang Theory

I used to love the Emmys. Back in the day it was aspirational - all of those award-winning television shows we'd eventually get to see on our screens.

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Comedy, The Big Bang Theory, Joan Cusack

Alabama Live

The Emmys? More like a rollicking 'Saturday Night Live' reunion

After his show-stealing turn at the Emmys as a singing, dancing and whining King Joffrey from "Game of Thrones," I think "Saturday Night" live alum Andy Samberg should just change his last name to Hamberg.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Emmy Awards, Andy Samberg

Boston Herald

'Saturday Night Live' gets Labor Day marathon on TV Land

The network will air 12 hours of the sketch show over the holiday weekend, featuring episodes hosted by favorites Justin Timberlake, Tina Fey, Melissa McCarthy, Jennifer Aniston, Jerry Seinfeld and TV Land's own Betty White.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Pop/Rock, Justin Timberlake, Celebrities, Tina Fey, Jimmy Fallon

Whittier Daily News

Emmys

John Travolta can now pass the torch for epic awards show flub to singer Gwen Stefani, who got tongue tied during the 66th annual Emmy Awards on Monday.Stefani, in an almost inaudible... Sofia Vergara has been a sex symbol for years, playing the oh so voluptuous milf on “Modern Family,” but rotating on a platform at the 66th annual ... (more)

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, John Travolta, Gwen Stefani, Hot Chicks, Pop/Rock, Drama, Comedy

KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

2014 Emmy Winners: 'Breaking Bad' Wins Big Over 'True Detective'

The 2014 Emmy winners were announced during Monday's awards ceremony, broadcast on NBC and hosted by ' SNL ' vet and 'Late Night' show host Seth Meyers .

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Related Topix: Game Show, The Amazing Race, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television, Breaking Bad, Emmy Awards, Comedy, Seth Meyers, The Newsroom

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

'Chelsea Lately' has had unlikely impact on the world of comedy

At 11 tonight, the late-night E! talk show "Chelsea Lately" wraps up a seven-year run with a one-hour live broadcast.

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Related Topix: Chelsea Lately, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Uganda Be Kidding Me, Books, Chelsea-Handler, Hot Chicks

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