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Jimmy Fallon kicks off Tonight Show with humility, sincerity and a few laughs (Video)

Jimmy Fallon kicks off Tonight Show with humility, sincerity and a few laughs (Video)

By | February 18, 2014 at 11:55 am | No comments

Last night Jimmy Fallon made television history as he began his job as the sixth host of The Tonight Show. Decked in a gray suit and dark-blue tie, the former Late Night host took to the New York City studio’s stage and delivered an incredibly humble, sincere intro. He...

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10 Best Saturday Night Live presidential sketches for President’s Day (Videos)

10 Best Saturday Night Live presidential sketches for President’s Day (Videos)

By | February 17, 2014 at 9:37 am | No comments

Compiled by Orli Matlow Merry President’s Day! In honor of George’s Washington’s birthday, Laughspin has compiled the best Saturday Night Live presidential sketches. Though SNL is a longstanding American institution, it unfortunately wasn’t around in 1776 so we...

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Laughspin Podcast, episode 87: Ted Alexandro interview

Laughspin Podcast, episode 87: Ted Alexandro interview

By | February 14, 2014 at 1:18 pm | 2 comments

On this brand new episode of The Laughspin Podcast, I had the immense pleasure of chatting with Ted Alexandro, one of my all-time favorite comedians. Recorded in his Queens, NY apartment, Ted and I talked about his new special I Did It – it just came out today and you could...

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The Simpsons will debut a Lego episode, also Hot Wheels and Mr. Potato Head

The Simpsons will debut a Lego episode, also Hot Wheels and Mr. Potato Head

By | February 14, 2014 at 12:37 pm | No comments

On the heels of the blockbuster success of The Lego Movie and the release of The Simpsons real-life Lego set, Fox announced the longest-existing animated family (or any family) on television will get its own Lego episode in May. No other details about the episode’s plot or the...

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John Oliver’s HBO show gets a name and a premiere date

John Oliver’s HBO show gets a name and a premiere date

By | February 13, 2014 at 2:43 pm | No comments

We reported back in November that beloved Daily Show with Jon Stewart correspondent John Oliver would leave the Comedy Central program to host his own weekly show on HBO. The premium cable network announced that Last Week Tonight With John Oliver will debut on Sunday, April 27....

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Groundbreaking comedian Sid Caesar dies at 91 (Videos)

Groundbreaking comedian Sid Caesar dies at 91 (Videos)

By | February 12, 2014 at 3:42 pm | No comments

Groundbreaking and iconic comedian Sid Caesar, who helped launch the careers of Carl Reiner, Woody Allen and Mel Brooks, has died at the age of 91. Caesar was one of the first comic voices to become a television star, as NBC premiered his variety show Your Show of Shows in...

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Jack Black and Tim Robbins team up for HBO dark comedy series

Jack Black and Tim Robbins team up for HBO dark comedy series

By | February 12, 2014 at 10:03 am | No comments

The friendship between Jack Black and Tim Robbins goes back a long way— further back, even, than the JB and Kyle Gass partnership that blossomed into Tenacious D. One of Black’s first showbiz jobs was in 1989 when he worked on Robbins’ religious satire Carnage in...

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Seth Meyers names SNL alum Fred Armisen as band leader for Late Night

Seth Meyers names SNL alum Fred Armisen as band leader for Late Night

By | February 11, 2014 at 2:25 pm | No comments

Portlandia creator and star Fred Armisen has a new gig: band leader on the new Late Night with Seth Meyers. Yes, you read right. Fellow Saturday Night Live alum Armisen will "curate and lead the band, and continue to run it even when he's off shooting Portlandia," Meyers...

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Watch Jimmy Fallon’s final Late Night monologue (Video)

Watch Jimmy Fallon’s final Late Night monologue (Video)

By | February 10, 2014 at 12:59 pm | No comments

With his debut as the new Tonight Show host slated for Feb. 17, Jimmy Fallon had to say goodbye to his beloved Late Night on Friday. So you should probably check out his final, very emotional monologue below. Sign up to get funny daily videos and headlines delivered to...

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