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Betty White Shines As Snl Turns Golden With Girls

Betty White brought Saturday Night Live its highest ratings since last year's pesidential election as she co-hosted the late-night show and appeared in virtually all of its satirical sketches. The episode scored an 8.8 rating...

Hudson Skips Show For Snl

KANYE WEST's musical protege MR. HUDSON has apologised to fans for cancelling a show in Manchester, England to appear on SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE - insisting the opportunity was too great to pass up.The British singer...

White Draws Big Audience As Comedy Queen On Snl

GOLDEN GIRLS legend BETTY WHITE proved to be a big hit with U.S. TV viewers this weekend (08May10), when she poked fun at her age and made jokes about sex as the guest host of...

Will Viewers Watch An 88-Year-old's Appearance On Snl ?

Analysts will be keeping an eye on ratings for this weekend's Saturday Night Live , which is being co-hosted (with singer Jay Z) by 88-year-old Betty White, who likely holds the record for the longest...

Baldwin To Tie Martin's Saturday Night Live Hosting Run

ALEC BALDWIN will tie Oscars co-host and IT'S COMPLICATED co-star STEVE MARTIN's record run as guest host of comedy show SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE when he takes charge of the current season finale on 15 May...

South Park Edits Spark Free-speech Debate

Comedy Central's decision to censor a South Park episode following a thinly-veiled death threat by the fundamentalist Islamic website RevolutionMuslim.com against the show's creators, Matt Stone and Trey Parker continued to have repercussions over the...

Phillippe Dons Drag For Snl

RYAN PHILLIPPE showed off his sense of humour on U.S. TV this weekend (17Apr10) when he donned make-up and flexed his muscles as a female weightlifter on SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE.The Crash hunk served as guest...

Kesha's Shrimp Smell

Kesha smells like "shrimp in a diaper".The 'Tik Tok' singer is set to appear on US TV show 'Saturday Night Live' tomorrow (17.04.10) and admits she has been thinking up ideas for sketches, including one...

Saturday Night Live Tops Saturday Ratings

Primetime players were not ready for Saturday Night Live this weekend. The show, featuring Tina Fey as host -- and as Sarah Palin -- and teenage sensation Justin Bieber as the musical guest, drew a...

Tina Fey's Date Night Foot Problems

Tina Fey had problems with her bunions on the set of 'Date Night'. The 39-year-old star admits she had difficulty running around the set of the film in high heeled shoes because of her aching...

Jude Law Silent On Baby

Jude Law refused to speak about his baby daughter during a TV interview.Despite showing he is willing to laugh at himself in a range of sketches on US TV show 'Saturday Night Live' - which...

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 Twitter.com 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...

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