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2 hrs ago | 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

2 hrs ago | 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

2 hrs ago | 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

4 hrs ago |

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

6 hrs ago | Adrants

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

11 hrs ago | AmericaJR

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

15 hrs ago | Time

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

19 hrs ago | 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

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Video: Al Franken Plays With Traffic Cone Boobs

Since his narrow election to the Senate in 2009, Sen. Al Franken has labored to create a new image for himself as a studious wonk.


Related Topix: Al Franken, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Senator Al Franken, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Jeff Flake, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jon Kyl, Senator Jeff Flake

Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

'Saturday Night Live' best host poll: Did Seth Rogen play it too safe? - VOTE

Perhaps Seth Rogen's latest Saturday Night Live episode wasn't especially inspired: it opened with the requisite weed jokes, made fun of his oft-imitated laugh, and leaned on some unnecessary celebrity cameos.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television

Comedy Central to Premiere David Spade: My Fake Problems, 5/4

Stand-Up Month finishes strong when David Spade returns to Comedy Central with the WORLD premiere of his new one-hour stand-up special, "David Spade: My Fake Problems," debuting on Sunday, May 4 at 10:00 p.m. For fans that can't wait to catch Spade's new material, the special will be available on April 27, one week ahead of the on-air premiere, on ... (more)


Related Topix: Just Shoot Me, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Rules of Engagement, Celebrities, David Spade, iPad App, iPhone App, CBS, iPod touch App, iPhone and iPad App, Twitter

NH Insider

ALG's Daily Grind - CBS sticks thumb in America's eye

This past few weeks, CBS has made two decisions that have the potential to send the network into an unrecoverable tailspin.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Jimmy Fallon

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Free Republic

Amid praise for Stephen Colbert, some ask: What about diversity in late night?

The choice of comedian Stephen Colbert as the replacement for David Letterman ignited a battle of words online Thursday: While little doubt exists that Mr. Colbert is as funny, clever, charming, and goofy as Mr. Letterman, some media voices loudly complained that the decision by CBS now means that network late-night television will largely remain ... (more)


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Amy Poehler, Tina Fey, Black Entertainment, Chris Rock

Billy Crystal to Bring Back SNL Characters for New Show the Comedians

According to Page Six, Billy Crystal plans on bringing back some of his favorite SNL characters for his new FOX show called The Comedians.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Comedy, When Harry Met Sally..., Crime Movies, The Princess Bride, Drama Movies, Analyze This, Analyze That, Adventure, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Billy Crystal

The Orlando Sentinel

'Saturday Night Live' skewers CNN, sinks Seth Rogen

In its finest sketch this weekend, "Saturday Night Live" spoofed CNN's breathless, inconclusive coverage of Flight 370 without mentioning the missing plane.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television

New York Daily News

Late-night TV hosts are like family to us

Stephen Colbert has just been named by CBS as the replacement for David Letterman at the coveted 11:35 slot.


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