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Online Campaign Nets Betty White Time On Snl

A massive Facebook and Twitter campaign has apparently succeeded in persuading the producers of Saturday Night Live to invite 88-year-old Betty White to host the NBC show. People magazine reported on its website Monday that...

Cameron Diaz Praises Ex Justin

Cameron Diaz thinks her ex Justin Timberlake is perfect for 'Bad Teacher'. The pair are to be reunited on the set of the comedy film, in which they will both play lead characters and the...

Leno Returns From Oz

For Jay Leno, the last few months have been like Dorothy's visit to Oz, at least so he envisaged on Monday night as he returned as host of NBC's The Tonight Show . "There's no...

Lopez Gets Giggles Spoofing Rihanna On Snl

JENNIFER LOPEZ showed off her comedy skills on U.S. sketch show SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE this weekend (27Feb10), kicking off the programme by spoofing RIHANNA.The singer/actress channelled the Umbrella star's fashion style by donning a short...

White 'Amazed' By Saturday Night Live Hosting Campaign

GOLDEN GIRLS legend BETTY WHITE is surprised fans have launched an online campaign to land her a job on SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE - because she thought the public would be sick of seeing her on...

Franken To Spearhead Fight Against Nbc-comcast Deal

Minnesota Sen. Al Franken has made it plain that he has only just begun to fight the deal between Comcast and NBC Universal that would give the cable giant control of the 84-year-old network. Last...

Kutcher 'Toots' Smelly New Initiative In Prank Ad

An unsavoury digital short filmed by ASHTON KUTCHER for his appearance on SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE at the weekend (06Feb10) has hit the Internet.Kutcher's hilarious 'ad' for offshoot 'Tooter' failed to make it on the...

Kutcher Celebrates 32nd Birthday By Punking It Up With Grohl

ASHTON KUTCHER went from PUNK'D to punk during a guest hosting stint on U.S. TV skit show SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE when he joined musical guest DAVE GROHL as part of an ageing hardcore band performing...

Justin Timberlake Roasted For Pudding

Justin Timberlake wore a blonde wig to receive his Hasty Pudding Man of the Year Award from Harvard University.The 'SexyBack' singer looked comfortable in the tightly permed hairpiece as he received the honour during a...

Sen. Franken Shakes Up Nbc-comcast Hearing

Having a onetime NBC insider now sitting on the Senate Antitrust Subcommittee may have produced unexpected fireworks when NBC Universal and Comcast executives appeared before the panel on Thursday. "I worked for NBC for many...

Grammys Awarded Huge Ratings

The Grammy Awards made an impressive comeback on CBS Sunday night, drawing an average of 26.61 million viewers between 8 00 p.m. and 11 00 p.m., peaking in the 8 30 p.m. half hour with...

Weaver Has A Laugh At Herself On Saturday Night Live

SIGOURNEY WEAVER showed off her singing and comedy skills on late-night TV in America on Saturday night (16Jan09) - and even poked fun at herself during her second SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE guest hosting stint.The actress...

Gumby Creator Clokey Dead At 88

Art Clokey, who created Gumby, one of television's most enduring children's characters, died Friday at his home in Los Osos, CA at age 88. Although Clokey produced dozens of episodes using the stop-action animation technique...

No Chris Brown Jokes For Rihanna

RIHANNA steered clear of poking fun at her ex-boyfriend CHRIS BROWN on satirical show SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE at the weekend (05Dec09), but did raise a chuckle with a classroom tune.The sexy singer was the musical...

Matthews Thrills As Ozzy

Rocker DAVE MATTHEWS showed off his comedy and impersonation skills during an appearance on American sketch show SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE at the weekend (21Nov09) when he perfectly mimicked a muddled OZZY OSBOURNE in a skit.Ironically,...

Swift Draws Laughs With Skit About Jonas And Lautner Romances

TAYLOR SWIFT took aim at ex-boyfriend JOE JONAS and poked fun at rumours she's now dating TAYLOR LAUTNER during her guest hosting stint on U.S. comedy show SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE.The Love Story hitmaker took over...

Taylor Swift Mocks Exes

Taylor Swift performed a song about her "douche-bag" ex-boyfriends on Saturday (07.11.09).The 'Love Story' singer hosted US TV show 'Saturday Night Live' where she performed a quirky song about getting revenge on her former beaus...

Taylor Swift's Presenting Terror

Taylor Swift fears she will have "a heart attack" when she makes her presenting debut.The 19-year-old singer - who is rumoured to be dating 'Twilight' hunk Taylor Lautner, 17 - is terrified about fronting hit...

Johnson Fulfills Obama Ambition

DWAYNE 'THE ROCK' JOHNSON fulfilled an ambition on live TV this weekend (17Oct09) when he played U.S. President BARACK OBAMA during a sketch on SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE.Johnson's character The Rock Obama beat up Republicans who...

Bud Light's New Brew A Heavy Sponsor Of Snl

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...

Comics Ecalate Obama Spoofs

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...

Long Helps Barrymore Get Laughs On Saturday Night Live

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...

Cnn "Fact Checks" Snl Obama Sketch

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...

Madonna & Gaga Just Dance In New York

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...

Letterman Apologizes; Ferguson Is Perplexed

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...

Letterman Zinged By Fellow Late-night Hosts

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...

Snl Newcomer Lets Loose An F-bomb

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...

Fox Upstaged By F-bomb

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...

Fey & Timberlake Honoured At Emmys

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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Trumbo - Review

Trumbo - Review

In 1947, Dalton (Bryan Cranston) is the film industry's top-paid screenwriter, so of course the House Un-American Activities Commission goes after...

Pride And Prejudice And Zombies Was A New Kind Of Costume Drama For Lily James

Pride And Prejudice And Zombies Was A New Kind Of Costume Drama For Lily James

Seth Grahame-Smith's Pride and Prejudice and Zombies graphic novel has been made into a film.

Sir Elton John Surprises London Commuters With Early Morning St. Pancras Performance

Sir Elton John Surprises London Commuters With Early Morning St. Pancras Performance

Sir Elton's new album, 'Wonderful Crazy Night', came out the next day.

Coldplay And Beyonce's 'Hymn For The Weekend' Video Accused Of Cultural Insensitivity

Coldplay And Beyonce's 'Hymn For The Weekend' Video Accused Of Cultural Insensitivity

The video for 'Hymn For the Weekend' was filmed in Mumbai, India.

'Orange Is The New Black' Adds Three Years To Its Netflix Sentence

'Orange Is The New Black' Adds Three Years To Its Netflix Sentence

Three more seasons to go for this adored comedy.

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Matt LeBlanc "Couldn't Believe" The Response To His 'Top Gear' Appointment

LeBlanc was announced as one of Chris Evans' co-hosts on the brand new 'Top Gear' on Thursday.

Fun Lovin' Criminals - Come Find Yourself (20th Anniversary Edition) Album Review

Fun Lovin' Criminals - Come Find Yourself (20th Anniversary Edition) Album Review

New York trio Fun Lovin' Criminals first made an impact back in 1996 with the release of their since acclaimed debut LP Come Find Yourself.

Goosebumps - Review

Goosebumps - Review

This lively romp is entertaining enough to amuse the audience even when it veers off the rails.

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