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Fox orders 13 episodes of Andy Samberg’s detective series, three other comedies

Fox orders 13 episodes of Andy Samberg’s detective series, three other comedies

By | May 9, 2013 at 1:46 pm | No comments

Since leaving Saturday Night Live last summer after seven years, Andy Samberg has taken great advantage of his freedom, starring opposite Adam Sandler in That’s My Boy, creating new tunes with his longtime musical comedy group The Lonely Island and headlining the...

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Kristen Wiig and Fred Armisen deliver rollercoaster of emotions in SNL promo (Video)

Kristen Wiig and Fred Armisen deliver rollercoaster of emotions in SNL promo (Video)

By | May 8, 2013 at 3:19 pm | One comment

As if you don't know this already, Kristen Wiig is returning to Saturday Night Live for the first time since her emotional farewell almost exactly one year ago. She'll be hosting the show this weekend with musical guest Vampire Weekend. And so, here's a series of promos, wherein...

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Fifteen years after his death, Phil Hartman animated project in the works

Fifteen years after his death, Phil Hartman animated project in the works

By | May 7, 2013 at 4:19 pm | No comments

This month marks the 15 anniversary of comedy legend Phil Hartman’s death. And while we’ll always remember the tragic circumstances surrounding his passing, it would be impossible to forget the nine years he spent on Saturday Night Live delivering one of the best Bill...

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Kristen Wiig and Will Ferrell will star in IFC miniseries ‘The Spoils Of Babylon’

Kristen Wiig and Will Ferrell will star in IFC miniseries ‘The Spoils Of Babylon’

By | April 30, 2013 at 10:50 am | No comments

It seems Kristen Wiig is even busier now that she’s no longer on Saturday Night Live. In addition to her multiple film projects – Despicable Me 2, The Skeleton Twins, Hateship Loveship, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, How to Train Your...

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Melissa McCarthy’s monologue on Saturday Night Live was stellar (Video)

Melissa McCarthy’s monologue on Saturday Night Live was stellar (Video)

By | April 7, 2013 at 12:49 pm | 4 comments

For her second time hosting Saturday Night Live, movie and television comedy force Melissa McCarthy abandoned the typical joke slinging and instead relied on her impossibly lovable personality, exploiting her everywoman charm to great effect. With a little help from SNL...

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Melissa McCarthy returns to Saturday Night Live this weekend, so let’s watch the teasers (Video)

Melissa McCarthy returns to Saturday Night Live this weekend, so let’s watch the teasers (Video)

By | April 3, 2013 at 11:36 am | No comments

Emmy-award winning star of television (CBS series Mike & Molly) and film (Bridesmaids, Identity Theft) Melissa McCarthy returns to Saturday Night Live this weekend to host with musical guest Phoenix. McCarthy first hosted in October of 2011, and did a stellar job with what the...

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Justin Timberlake joined by Steve Martin, Alec Baldwin, more on Saturday Night Live (Video)

Justin Timberlake joined by Steve Martin, Alec Baldwin, more on Saturday Night Live (Video)

By | March 10, 2013 at 9:30 am | 3 comments

To properly induct Justin Timberlake into the Five-Timers Club last night, Saturday Night Live invited back a teeming handful of all-time favorite hosts. Already-christened members of the club Steve Martin, Chevy Chase, Alec Baldwin, Candice Bergen and Tom Hanks all appeared...

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Watch Justin Bieber’s tribute to Black History Month on Saturday Night Live

Watch Justin Bieber’s tribute to Black History Month on Saturday Night Live

By | February 10, 2013 at 1:56 pm | No comments

Although ratings for Saturday Night Live slipped four percent from last week -- when Adam Levine hosted -- Justin Bieber put in a more-than-respectable effort last night. His monologue, with the help from Kenan Thompson, was a tribute to both Black History Month and Valentine's...

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Laughspin Podcast episode 37: Bill Maher gets sued, Roseanne, SNL, Kristen Wiig

Laughspin Podcast episode 37: Bill Maher gets sued, Roseanne, SNL, Kristen Wiig

By | February 7, 2013 at 12:49 pm | No comments

Dylan and Mike talk about Donald Trump suing Bill Maher, Roseanne's new show, controversy surrounding a sketch on Saturday Night Live, Kristen Wiig's next big movie project and much more! We also listen to audio of comedian Andy Andrist confronting his childhood molester-- and...

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