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Bud Light's New Brew A Heavy Sponsor Of Snl

16th October 2009

To promote its latest brew, Bud Light Golden Wheat, Anheuser-Busch is buying all of the network ads on NBC's Saturday Night Live this weekend. The network said Friday that the deal marks the first time...

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Comics Ecalate Obama Spoofs

12th October 2009

For the first time in memory, winning the Nobel Peace Prize has become the subject of late-night lampooning by TV talk-show hosts and Saturday Night Live . The latest comedy attack follows an SNL sketch...

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Long Helps Barrymore Get Laughs On Saturday Night Live

11th October 2009

DREW BARRYMORE's on/off boyfriend JUSTIN LONG helped the actress score laughs by mocking MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY on hit comedy sketch show SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE.Barrymore took up hosting duties for the sixth time on Saturday (10Oct09), but...

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Cnn "Fact Checks" Snl Obama Sketch

9th October 2009

Wolf Blitzer and CNN were being skewered Thursday for "fact checking" a Saturday Night Live sketch in which a faux President Obama, played by Fred Armisen, begins an address to the nation by saying that...

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Madonna & Gaga Just Dance In New York

7th October 2009

MADONNA and LADY GAGA got into the groove following their mock catfight on U.S. sketch show SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE - with a dance-off in front of thrilled clubbers in New York City.The pair donned matching...

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Letterman Apologizes; Ferguson Is Perplexed

6th October 2009

David Letterman returned to his late-night show Monday with apologies to his staff -- and especially to his wife -- over the scandal that developed last week when he revealed that he was being blackmailed...

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Letterman Zinged By Fellow Late-night Hosts

5th October 2009

David Letterman got a taste of his own schtick from fellow late-night hosts and Saturday Night Live following his admission that he had had sex with members of his staff and was being blackmailed. Jay...

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Snl Newcomer Lets Loose An F-bomb

28th September 2009

A new member of the Saturday Night Live cast drew some unwanted attention over the weekend as he blurted out the F-word during a sketch. The sketch, "Biker Chick Chat," saw female bikers talking tough...

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Fox Upstaged By F-bomb

28th September 2009

MEGAN FOX's live comedy debut this weekend (26Spe09) was overshadowed when a castmate on SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE accidentally swore on air.The stunning star was guest host as the show returned with a bang. Fox...

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The Things They Say 13516

18th September 2009

"I have a fear of public speaking. I asked my publicist if I can do it drunk and she said no. I don't have a plan B." Actress MEGAN FOX is looking for last minute...

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Fey & Timberlake Honoured At Emmys

13th September 2009

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE and TINA FEY were both honoured with Emmy Awards on Saturday (12Sep09) for their comedy turns on U.S. show SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE.Funnygirl Fey was handed the Best Guest Actress on a Comedy Series...

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The Things They Say 13176

14th August 2009

"There's nothing else like that show, where you can mash up everything you have. Every weapon in your arsenal, you can throw it out. I do like to make people laugh. I like it more...

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Fascinating Fact 7375

18th May 2009

TOM HANKS found himself in a sticky situation during an appearance on American comedy show SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE on Saturday (16May09) - he got caught inside a cellophane sheet during a celebrity edition of U.S....

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Ferrell & Hanks Join Green Day For Tv Supergroup

18th May 2009

TOM HANKS, WILL FERRELL, ANNE HATHAWAY and GREEN DAY formed the unlikeliest of supergroups for a skit on U.S. comedy show SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE on Saturday (16May09). The stars joined show guest host Ferrell for a...

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The Things They Say 12230

14th May 2009

"It gets to be 2am, and they hand you a bottle of whipped cream and some syrup." SUSAN SARANDON reveals risque footage from her recent SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE film short, in which she played Justin...

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The Things They Say 12202

12th May 2009

"My 16-year-old said it would be a classic, so I listened to him." SUSAN SARANDON on playing JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE's lover in a hilarious U.S. Mother's Day (10May09) skit on SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE....

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Star Trek Returns To Tv On Snl

11th May 2009

In an apparent effort to win back aging Star Trek fans who may have been offended by the current marketing campaign for the movie ("This is not your father's Star Trek ") Paramount included Leonard...

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Timberlake Shocks With Raunchy Comedy Routine

10th May 2009

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE shocked American TV viewers at the weekend (9May09) by mocking his music, his relationship with BRITNEY SPEARS and performing an x-rated song-and-dance routine during his stint as guest host of SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE. The...

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Leno Against Crime

5th May 2009

Not only did Jay Leno acknowledge that he'll be up against killer shows when he debuts with his nightly variety hour in the fall, but he predicted that people, weary of all the murders in...

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Freelance Joke Writers Rile Wga

4th May 2009

Although the practice apparently violates their contracts with the Writers Guild of America, producers of many late-night comedy shows frequently buy jokes that are submitted to them by email from an "underground network" of freelancers...

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Will Ferrell's Production Company To Tackle Hansel And Gretel Film

30th April 2009

Hollywood funny man WILL FERRELL is to work on a horror-comedy remake of a classic children's tale for his next project - HANSEL AND GRETEL: WITCH HUNTERS.Along with SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE writer ADAM MCKAY, who...

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Libel Victory For Channel 4 And Da Ali G Show

22nd April 2009

Borat creator Sacha Baron Cohen has successfully defeated an $800,000 (550,000) libel lawsuit against his former programme Da Ali G Show.A female plaintiff, who sued as 'Jane Doe' claimed to have been physically, emotionally, and...

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Efron Mocks Teenage Fans On Saturday Night Live

13th April 2009

HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL star ZAC EFRON turned on his teenage fans during his guest host stint on U.S. comedy show SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE at the weekend (11Apr09). The 21-year old singer/actor has amassed a huge teenage...

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Moses Rules On Saturday

13th April 2009

The 53-year-old movie The Ten Commandments took a commanding lead for ABC on Saturday as it led in every half hour in primetime and averaged 6.81 million viewers for the night. It has drawn far...

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Tv Goes To The Polls

1st April 2009

The broadcast networks promised Monday not to project a winner in today's (Tuesday) presidential election until a nominee has unequivocally garnered at least 270 electoral votes and not to announce that a candidate has won...

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Johnson Gets 'Tough' For Saturday Night Live

9th March 2009

Tough guy DWAYNE 'THE ROCK' JOHNSON showed off his song and dance skills on Saturday night (08Mar09) as the host of U.S. comedy show SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE. The former wrestler opened the show by addressing suggestions...

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Big-getter Walters Scores Big Gets

18th February 2009

Barbara Walters, who is semi-retired from primetime television, where she once competed fiercely for major celebrity and newsmaker interviews -- "the big get," as it's known in the broadcast news business -- said Tuesday that...

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The Things They Say 11244

16th February 2009

"Thank you CHRISTIAN BALE, who has replaced me as the person most synonymous with recorded celebrity meltdowns." ALEC BALDWIN starts his hosting stint on U.S. comedy show SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE by poking fun at Batman...

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Jonas Brothers Were A Soft Metal Band From The 1980s?

16th February 2009

The JONAS BROTHERS have been 'outed' as a hair metal band from the early 1980s in a skit on U.S. comedy show SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE. The trio attempted to play down allegations they were actually little-known...

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