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Sesame Street celebrates 41 years today; we celebrate Ernie, a comic genius

By | November 10, 2010 at 12:26 pm | One comment

Sesame Street is celebrating its 41st anniversary today. I know what you're thinking: Why are we writing about that? So, I'll tell you why. Although the show is an educational one for children, throughout its history, its used comedy to drive its lessons home and to keep parents...

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Tina Fey wins Mark Twain award, anwers fan questions; PBS will air event Sunday

By | November 10, 2010 at 11:50 am | No comments

Last night, comedy queen Tina Fey joined the ranks of Steve Martin, Lily Tomlin and Bill Cosby as she was honored with the Mark Twain Prize in American Humor. As you could guess from the partial list of past recipients, Fey is the youngest -- she's 40 -- to snag the award; and...

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Kevin Pollak will host ‘million dollar’ game show for Fox

By | November 9, 2010 at 3:32 pm | No comments

From the people who brought you Deal or No Deal comes Fox’s new game show, Million Dollar Money Drop. Like its predecessor, the new show will also feature a stand-up comedian as host, Kevin Pollak. Taking on his new role as game show host comes in addition to his already...

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Conan show opener Jimmy Pardo on last night's premiere: I got goosebumps

By | November 9, 2010 at 3:07 pm | One comment

Last night 4.2 million people tuned in to see the premiere of Conan on TBS. But before actress Lea Michele or actor Seth Rogen could take to the guest spots and before those at home could bask in the orange glow of the bearded one, the studio audience -- 250 strong -- needed to...

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Is Tina Fey’s Sarah Palin impression getting tired? You tell us.

By | November 4, 2010 at 4:25 pm | 3 comments

After spending some time out of the political satire loop, Tina Fey reprised her Sarah Palin impression— but this time, is was at the request of David Letterman. The coy Fey, last night, claimed she wasn’t even sure if she could pull off the impression anymore. But Tina...

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Zach Galifianakis reveals new hairdo on Fallon show

By | November 4, 2010 at 1:33 pm | No comments

As if pulling out a (fake) joint on Bill Maher's show was surprising enough, Zach Galifianakis surprised us with a new hair cut on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon last night! The Hangover star was on the show promoting his new movie Due Date co-starring Robert Downey Jr. About...

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Rob Schneider snags CBS sitcom deal

By | October 29, 2010 at 2:51 pm | No comments

Comedian Rob Schneider is having a pretty good year. He released his first ever comedy album, hit the road on a national stand-up tour and now this: CBS has picked up a new show that will star the Saturday Night Live alum. Deadline reports the show will be based on Rob’s life...

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A message from Matt Besser about his new Comedy Central sketch show

By | October 26, 2010 at 10:11 pm | 2 comments

I got the below message in my inbox earlier today. It is a message with uplifting news. It is a message that I'm going to paste in full, because, well, there's nothing I can say about it that Matt Besser hasn't already said. Here goes: My name is Matt Besser, one of the founders...

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Emma Stone brings together two types of viewers on Saturday Night Live

By | October 25, 2010 at 10:29 am | One comment

All told, this week’s episode of Saturday Night Live, hosted by Emma Stone, did an admirable job of bridging the gap between “Emma who?”-viewers and fans of the teen-geared flicks the young actress is known for. After introducing herself and her work, Stone quickly...

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