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Whitaker Gets Musical On Saturday Night Live

Oscar nominee FOREST WHITAKER showed off his singing skills when he guest hosted US satirical show SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE at the weekend (10FEB07). THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND star performed ELTON JOHN's DON'T LET THE...

Timberlake And Samberg Reunite In New York City

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE reunited with US comedian ANDY SAMBERG at Madison Square Garden last night (07FEB07) to sing their controversial satirical song DICK IN A BOX. The pair hit the headlines in December (06) when they...

Urban Plans A Trip Home

Country star KEITH URBAN is planning a professional trip back to his native Australia after completing rehab treatment in California last month (JAN07). The singer will play five shows in his homeland in May (07)...

Federline Sorry For Super Bowl Ad

BRITNEY SPEARS' estranged husband KEVIN FEDERLINE has issued an apology to anyone who is offended by his upcoming Super Bowl ad where he stars as a fast-food worker. Federline was slammed by members of the...

Comedian Franken To Become Us Senate Candidate

Former SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE cast member AL FRANKEN will run for the US Senate in Minnesota in 2008. A senior Democratic official from Minnesota confirmed the comedian has decided to run for office, but he...

Urban Plans Saturday Night Live Appearance

Troubled country music star KEITH URBAN will make his first TV appearance since completing treatment for alcoholism on 10 February (07) when he performs on satirical show SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE in America. Oscar nominee FOREST...

Timberlake: 'I Had Nothing To Do With Spears Net Video'

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE has distanced himself from an internet video setting his SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE sketch DICK IN A BOX to images of ex-girlfriend BRITNEY SPEARS drunk. The SEXYBACK singer insists he had nothing to do...

Murphy Intimated By Dreamgirls Dancing

EDDIE MURPHY insists the hardest part about playing fictional soul legend JAMES 'THUNDER' EARLY in DREAMGIRLS was learning how to dance properly. The DADDY DAY CARE star won a best supporting actor Golden Globe Award...

Gyllenhaal Showcases Singing Skills

JAKE GYLLENHALL showed off his singing skills on US comedy show SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE at the weekend (13JAN07) when he donned a dress and belted out a classic from the DREAMGIRLS soundtrack. The hunky actor...

Chevy Chase's Rehab Confession

Comedy legend CHEVY CHASE underwent rehab treatment for an addiction to painkillers, inspired by the public plight of former US President's wife BETTY FORD. The FLETCH star visited the Betty Ford clinic in the 1980s...

Kattan Engaged

Comedy actor CHRIS KATTAN and model SUNSHINE TUTT are engaged to be married. The former SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE star proposed to Tutt at her grandparents' home in Texas on Christmas Eve (24DEC06). The couple have...

Family Groups Blast Nbc For Posting Unbleeped Skit On Web

Some conservative family groups are furious over NBC's decision to release an unbleeped version of a Saturday Night Live boy-band parody, "D**k in a Box," on YouTube and its own website. In an interview with...

Snl Leaves Gift Box On Youtube

Becoming one of the viral-est videos -- critics might have called it "vilest;" admirers might have called it "virilest" -- ever to hit the web, a boy-band parody that aired last weekend on Saturday Night...

Timberlake Gets Controversial Again On Snl

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE sparked controversy again on US TV show SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE by performing comedy song C**K IN A BOX with programme regular ANDY SAMBERG. The pop star, who was heavily criticised for his part...

Snl Offers Its Own Take On Gibson, Apocalypto

Mel Gibson's recent travails were merged with the action in the Apocalypto trailer on NBC's Saturday Night Live over the weekend. The resulting spoof was quickly posted online and shows a tribe of Mayans yelling...

Saturday Night Live Asks What Does Diddy Do?

Rap mogul SEAN COMBS bore the brunt of the joke on US satirical show SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE last night (09DEC06) - when he became the dim-witted star of a comic strip. The rapper hired a...

Simpson In Tears After Tribute

JESSICA SIMPSON burst into tears last night (03NOV06) after forgetting the words to a DOLLY PARTON song she was performing during the Kennedy Center Honors event. Two years after sister ASHLEE's lip-syncing debacle on TV...

Saturday Night Live Rehearsals May Be Webcast

In what today's (Thursday) Hollywood Reporter described as "a case of art imitating art imitating art yet again," NBC is considering airing the rehearsals of Saturday Night Live -- fodder for the writers of Studio...

Tracy Morgan Arrested For Drink Driving

Former SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE and JAY + SILENT BOB star TRACY MORGAN has reportedly been charged with driving while intoxicated in New York. The funnyman was pulled over by police early this morning (28NOV06) after...

Fey Slams Hilton's Hosting Duties

Former SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE star and head writer TINA FEY has slammed PARIS HILTON for being a horrible guest host on the comedy sketch show. Fey appeared on the raunchy HOWARD STERN radio show Thursday...

Mccartney And Bennett Boost Baldwin

Music legends SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY and TONY BENNETT made special guest appearances on SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE last weekend (11NOV06), joining guest host ALEC BALDWIN. MCCartney made a brief appearance in a skit where Baldwin and...

Borat Attacked

Comedian SACHA BARON COHEN was attacked in New York City on Saturday (11NOV06) after playing a prank on a passer-by while in character as Kazakh journalist BORAT. The British star was on his way to...

Lohan To Team Up With Heroine In Williams Screenplay

LINDSAY LOHAN's dreams of working with her movie heroine ANNMARGRET are to be realised - they'll play relatives in a new film based on a long-forgotten TENNESSEE WILLIAMS screenplay. Lohan will play the unruly daughter...

Kinnear To Star In Young Frankenstein?

GREG KINNEAR is reportedly being considered for the lead role in the forthcoming Broadway production of YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN. The AS GOOD AS IT GETS actor reportedly met with director MEL BROOKS in Los Angeles this...

Ashlee Simpson Triumphs In Chicago

Ashlee Simpson, who experienced a near career-wrecking debacle in 2004 when she was caught lip-syncing her supposedly live performance on NBC's Saturday Night Live, may have successfully revived her career -- on London's West End....

New Mum Shannon Dashed To France For Coppola

US comedienne MOLLY SHANNON was so desperate to work with director SOFIA COPPOLA she dashed to France to play AUNT VICTOIRE in MARIE ANTOINETTE just 10 days after giving birth. The former SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE...

Saturday Night Live Slashes Budget, Cast

Faced with the choice of producing fewer episodes of Saturday Night Live or reducing its cast, SNL producer Lorne Michaels has reduced the cast -- firing five of the 16 members. Among the five are...

Saturday Night Live Cuts Castmembers

Late-night US comedy sketch show SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE will debut on 30 September (06) without five key castmembers. In addition to the previously announced departures of TINA FEY and RACHEL DRATCH, who are working...

Barrymore Not Embarrassed By Dress Debacle

DREW BARRYMORE insists she felt no embarrassment after being mocked for wearing a green dress without a bra to the Golden Globe Awards earlier this year (06), and will continue to take fashion risks. The...

Lostprophet Berates Arctics 'Success' In America

LOSTPROPHETS frontman IAN WATKINS has laughed off reports fellow British band ARCTIC MONKEYS have 'broken' America, insisting they've only just skimmed the surface of becoming a well-known group Stateside. Teen band Arctic Monkeys played gigs...

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