Fact: Singer Santigold added some star power to the new video for her song Can't Get Enough of Myself, but recruiting her Roc Nation label boss Jay Z, superproducer Pharrell Williams, actress Olivia Wilde, and comedian Andy Samberg to all make cameos in the New York-themed promo.
Quote: "It's terrifying, and my thoughts and prayers are with him and his family. We all hope he makes it through. It's awful. We're just holding our breath." Funnyman Andy Samberg is keeping his former Saturday Night Live co-star Tracy Morgan in his thoughts after he was involved in an horrific car accident in New Jersey on Saturday (07Jun14). Morgan remains hospitalised in critical condition.
Fact: Pharrell Williams has joined comedian Andy Samberg and his The Lonely Island rap group to film a new digital short. The music video for Hugs debuted on America's Saturday Night Live this weekend (17May14), when Samberg served as the host of the season finale. Rapper 2 Chainz and actor Paul Rudd also made surprise appearances alongside the funnyman on the comedy sketch show.
Fact: Rapper/actor Kid Cudi is returning to Tv after landing a role on funnyman Andy Samberg's new U.S. comedy show. The Day 'n' Nite hitmaker previously proved his acting chops as a series regular on axed drama How to Make It in America, and he will now portray a jewel thief on the upcoming Brooklyn Nine-Nine, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Fact: R&B star Solange Knowles has teamed up with funnyman Andy Samberg's comedy rap trio The Lonely Island and actress Maya Rudolph to record a new song, called Semicolons. The track is taken from the group's upcoming release, The Wack Album.
Fact: Emma Stone, Nick Cannon, and funnyman Andy Samberg are set to guest-star on an upcoming episode of hit comedy 30 Rock. The trio will appear in a faux movie trailer for Martin Luther King Day, a play on the celebrity-packed film New Year's Eve. The show will air in the U.S. on 26 January (12).
Quote: "Justin was like, 'Umm, so, umm, we have a skit idea and umm, well, I'm not really good at this. I'll have Andy tell you.' Then Andy came and was like, 'Well, umm blah blah... We have this skit idea...' I finally got it out of them. It was so cute." Lady GaGa reveals Justin Timberlake and funnyman Andy Samberg hesitated to ask her to join in a sketch about threesomes for Saturday Night Live.
Fact: Rihanna, Andy Samberg and Jon Hamm gave U.S. TV audiences a late night laugh at the weekend (30Oct10), with a musical skit on comedy sketch show Saturday Night Live. The trio teamed up for a comedy spoof called Ronnie & Clyde, based on notorius 1930s bank robbers Bonnie and Clyde, in which the Grammy winner ditched her soft-spoken partner in crime, played by Samberg, for handsome bystander Hamm.
Fact: PARKS AND RECREATION star Aziz Ansari is to follow in the footsteps of comedian Andy Samberg as the host of the 2010 MTV Movie Awards. The actor/comedian will emcee the annual awards show live from Los Angeles on 6 June (10).
Fact: Former couple Justin Timberlake and Cameron Diaz were part of MTV Movie Awards host Andy Samberg's hilarious opening skit at the prizegiving in Los Angeles on Sunday (31May09). The funnyman showed up naked in Timberlake's limousine and then managed to persuade Diaz to dance during a namedropping musical number.
Fact: Will Ferrell and Star Trek director J.J. ABRAMS joined host Andy Samberg at the MTV Movie Awards for a comedy song poking fun at cool movie stars who walk away from explosions in films. Samberg dressed at Bruce Springsteen for the skit song, which namechecked Will Smith, Mark Wahlberg and Denzel Washington, while Ferrell appeared as Neil Diamond in a sparkly red jumpsuit and Abrams played keyboards for the odd trio.
Fact: Leann Rimes, Chris Isaak and Forest Whitaker stunned the MTV Movie Awards audience and TV viewers by performing segments from comedian host Andy Samberg's comedy tunes at the prizegiving on Sunday (31May09). Rimes and Isaak teamed up to perform Jizz In My Pants and Lazy Sunday, and Whitaker showed off his opera voice with a classical rendition of the funnyman's Emmy Award winning D**k In A Box tune, which was first performed on comedy show Saturday Night Live with Justin Timberlake.
Quote: "I think it's safe to say that when we first set out to make this song, we were all thinking, 'Emmy!'" Funnyman Andy Samberg on his quirky SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE DICK IN A BOX song, which won him and Justin Timberlake an Emmy Award on Saturday (08Sep07).