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Mad Men Star To Wed

Actress ELIZABETH MOSS and SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE funnyman FRED ARMISEN are planning a wedding after becoming engaged. Mad Men star Moss accepted Armisen's proposal at the weekend (18Jan09). She tells USAWeekend.com. "I don't want to...

Swift Thrilled About Saturday Night Live Treat For Mum

Country star TAYLOR SWIFT has served up the perfect birthday surprise for her mum - a performance on her favourite show, SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE. The Love Story singer will be the musical guest on this...

Ledger Death Deemed Top Entertainment Story Of 2008

The death of Australian actor Heath Ledger last January 22 at age 28 was judged the top entertainment story of 2008 by U.S. newspaper and broadcast editors polled by the Associated Press. No. 2 on...

Tina Fey Entertainer Of The Year

Tina Fey has been named Entertainer of the Year by Associated Press editors and broadcast producers throughout the country. "Fey was selected by AP members as the performer who had the greatest impact on culture...

Strokes Man Joins Comedy Team

Rocker JULIAN CASABLANCAS can add funnyman to his resume - he is teaming up with SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE trio THE LONELY ISLAND to record a comedy album. The Strokes singer will join the three-piece -...

Fey: 'I Wasn't Mean To Palin'

Comedienne TINA FEY doesn't regret her infamous impersonations of SARAH PALIN on SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE - because she dealt the same treatment to President GEORGE W. BUSH. The 30 Rock star began mimicking Palin in...

Palin's Appearance Is A Turkey

Another TV appearance by Alaska Gov. Sara Palin has hit YouTube. During an interview conducted in her hometown of Wasilla after she "pardoned" a local turkey, a number of other turkeys are seen being slaughtered...

Beyonce Impressed By Dancing King Justin

BEYONCE KNOWLES was so impressed with JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE's spoof stint as her backing dancer on comedy show SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE at the weekend (15Nov08), she is offering him a full-time job on the road with...

Timberlake Becomes Beyonce Knowles' Backing Dancer

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE became a lycra-clad backing dancer for BEYONCE KNOWLES during a skit on U.S. TV comedy show SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE. The pop hunk made a surprise cameo on Saturday's (15Nov08) show, slipping into a...

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 garneredat least 270 electoral votes and not to announce that a candidate has won astate until...

Republicans See The Funny Side

Humour has played both ways for the Republicans in the last 24 hours, with audiences laughing with John McCain – and at Sarah Palin.Mr McCain, who trails in the polls to Democrat Barack Obama in...

By on 02 November 2008

60 Rock Rocks -- But For How Long?

All of the publicity concerning Tina Fey's Saturday Night Live impersonation of Sarah Palin helped boost the ratings for the season premiere of Fey's 30 Rock Thursday night. Nevertheless, the show remained in third place...

Zack And Miri Has Its "Porno" Censored

NBC "accidentally" deleted the second half of the title of the film Zack and Miri Make a Porno during an ad that ran on Saturday Night Live last weekend, Chicago Tribune columnist Marc Caro reported...

Snl Boosts Palin

Governor Sarah Palin's favorability rating may have plunged after her interview with CBS's Katie Couric and the spoof of it on Saturday Night Live , but her own appearance on SNL last weekend gave her...

Palin Remains Big Ratings Draw

Sarah Palin once again proved she is a magnet for ratings, as her appearance on Saturday Night Live over the weekend boosted the show's ratings to its highest point since March 12, 1994. The late-night...

Chase Not Tickled By Palin's Snl Appearance

Comedian CHEVY CHASE wasn't laughing at U.S. vice presidential candidate SARAH PALIN's guest appearance on sketch show SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE this weekend (18/19Oct08), insisting TV bosses made a "big mistake" inviting her on. The National...

Wahlberg Makes Good On Snl Promise

LATEST: MARK WAHLBERG made good on his promise to put the fear of God in comedian ANDY SAMBERG by appearing on U.S. satirical show SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE at the weekend (18Oct08). The tough movie star...

Wahlberg Threatens To 'Crack' Comedian's Nose

Reformed thug MARK WAHLBERG has threatened to 'crack' comedian ANDY SAMBERG's nose after the funnyman poked fun at him in a skit on American comedy show SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE. The Happening actor, a one-time juvenile...

A Bush-palin Encounter?

President Bush is likely to meet Sarah Palin on Saturday Night Live this weekend -- or at least reasonable facsimiles of them are -- when Josh Brolin, who stars as the president in Oliver Stone's...

Steve Carell Dons Arms For Napoleonic Wars Movie

Steve Carell could take the lead role in The Adventures of Brigadier Gerard, a comedy set during the Napoleonic Wars.The 40-Year-Old Virgin star, most recently seen in spy spoof Get Smart, is in talks to...

By on 16 October 2008

Fey Blamed For 'Ruining' Palin's Reputation

Comedienne TINA FEY has been blamed for the Republican party's recent slip in the polls ahead of the U.S. presidential election, after impersonating vice-presidential candidate SARAH PALIN on comedy sketch series SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE. According...

Wahlberg Not Laughing At Funky Bunch Parody

Hollywood actor MARK WAHLBERG has been left unimpressed by a parody of him on U.S. comedy show SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE, dismissing the sketch as "not funny". The rapper-turned-actor, who once performed as Marky Mark and...

Snl On Thursday Holds Its Own Against Stiff Competition

Although it was up against the season premiere of CBS's CSI Crime Scene Investigation , which accounted for the best ratings of the season with a 14.1 rating and a 22 share, and ABC's Grey's...

Snl Hurts Palin's "Favorability," Says Study

A national study has indicated that the "favorability rating" for Sarah Palin drops when viewers watch Tina Fey impersonating her on Saturday Night Live . Among a group of 314 Democratic, Republican and independent voters,...

Palin To Appear On Saturday Night Live?

U.S. vice-presidential candidate SARAH PALIN has sparked rumours she's set to appear on comedy sketch show SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE - after heaping praise on funnywoman TINA FEY's impersonation of her. Executive producer Lorne Michaels tells...

Ifill Says Palin "Blew Me Off"

Gwen Ifill, who moderated last Thursday's vice-presidential debate between Joe Biden and Sarah Palin, shrugged off criticism Sunday that she did not keep the two debaters on track. Appearing on NBC's Meet the Press on...

Palin Fascination

Once again NBC's Saturday Night Live drew a bigger audience than any program that aired in primetime Saturday as viewers tuned in to see how Tina Fey would skewer Republican candidate Sarah Palin following Thursday...

Snl Skits Draw More Viewers Online Than On Tv

About 51 percent of viewers who saw at least one of the two Saturday Night Live skits featuring Tina Fey as Sarah Palin watched online, according to a survey by Solutions Research Group and reported...

Fey As Palin Wins More Votes

Tina Fey as Sarah Palin once again gave ratings for NBC's Saturday Night Live an enormous boost over the weekend as the third show of the season scored ratings that were 46 percent higher than...

30 Rock Takes Acting And Writing Honours At Television Emmys

Comedy series 30 Rock was a major winner at the US television Emmy awards, with four prizes, while John Adams took five.NBC's 30 Rock, a behind-the-scenes look at the making of a live entertainment show,...

By on 22 September 2008

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