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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...

Ferrell & Hanks Join Green Day For Tv Supergroup

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...

Star Trek Returns To Tv On Snl

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...

Timberlake Shocks With Raunchy Comedy Routine

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...

Leno Against Crime

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...

Freelance Joke Writers Rile Wga

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...

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

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...

By on 30 April 2009

Libel Victory For Channel 4 And Da Ali G Show

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...

By on 22 April 2009

Efron Mocks Teenage Fans On Saturday Night Live

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...

Moses Rules On Saturday

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...

Tv Goes To The Polls

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...

Johnson Gets 'Tough' For Saturday Night Live

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...

Big-getter Walters Scores Big Gets

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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