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Legendary Unseen Snl Announcer, Don Pardo, Dies At 96

Radio presenters have something of a reputation for being glamorous, old school workaholics, continuing to perform way past the age of retirement until they shake off this mortal coil as their own manner of quitting....

Beloved Voice Of U.s. Tv Don Pardo Dead At 96

Veteran U.S. Tv voiceover star Don Pardo has died at the age of 96.He passed away in his sleep on Monday (18Aug14) at his home in Tucson, Arizona. Pardo was known to millions in...

Saturday Night Live Wins Big At Creative Arts Emmys

U.S. sketch show Saturday Night Live was the big winner at the 2014 Creative Arts Emmy Awards, taking home five honours including best guest star for Tv host Jimmy Fallon.The hit comedy scooped awards for...

Kanye West Compared Celebrity Troubles To Civil Rights Fight In Wedding Speech

Kanye West used his wedding speech to compare the troubles facing modern celebrities to the injustices suffered by African-Americans during the fight for civil rights in the U.S. in the 1960s.The rapper married reality Tv...

Funnyman Brooks Wheelan Fired From Snl After One Season

So what does one do to get fired from Saturday Night Live after one season? The show, which is notorious for giving young comedians a head start, has fired Brooks Wheelan for undisclosed reasons. Ever...

Kenan Thompson Is A First-time Dad

Actor Kenan Thompson is a first-time dad.The former child star-turned-Saturday Night Live regular and his model wife, Christina Evangeline, welcomed baby girl Georgia Marie Thompson on Friday (20Jun14) in New York, according to Tmz.com....

Maya Rudolph Reunites With Tina Fey And Amy Poehler In New Film

Comedienne Maya Rudolph is reuniting with her former Saturday Night Live co-stars Tina Fey and Amy Poehler in upcoming film The Nest.The Bridesmaids star joins the movie as a childhood friend of Fey and Poehler,...

Charlize Theron Shows Off Her Bad Singing Skills On Saturday Night Live

Charlize Theron poked fun at her lack of singing skills as the host of Saturday Night Live at the weekend (10May14) by performing a painful tune with the cast of the U.S. comedy show.The actress...

Coldplay Star Kisses Spider-man On Saturday Night Live

Top Brits Andrew Garfield and Chris Martin shared a passionate clinch as part of a U.S. TV Spider-Man skit on Saturday night (03May14).Saturday Night Live host Garfield and Coldplay frontman Martin, the show's musical guest,...

Tracy Morgan Credits Saturday Night Live With Making Veteran Dad Laugh Again

Former Saturday Night Live star Tracy Morgan has credited the U.S. sketch comedy show with helping his dad laugh again after serving in the military during the Vietnam War.The comedian was one of the long-running...

Maya Rudolph To Return To Tv With Star-studded Variety Show

Former Saturday Night Live star Maya Rudolph is heading back to Tv with her own star-studded variety show.The comedienne will front The Maya Rudolph Show, a one-off special that executives at America's Nbc network have...

James Franco Laughs Off Instagram Controversy In Saturday Night Live Skit

Actor James Franco laughed off his recent Instagram.com dating scandal this weekend (12-13Apr14) by joining his pal Seth Rogen on U.S. comedy show Saturday Night Live to poke fun at the controversy.The 127 Hours star...

Pharrell Williams' Crystal Sneakers Are Priceless

Pharrell Williams had a little 'bling' in his step during his appearance on U.S. Tv show Saturday Night Live at the weekend (05Apr14) - his dazzling Adidas sneakers were covered with Swarovski crystals.Designers at the...

Kenan Thompson Confirms Baby News

Funnyman Kenan Thompson has confirmed reports he's set to become a father.The former child star-turned-Saturday Night Live regular's wife Christina Evangeline is expecting a baby girl later this year (14). Announcing the baby news...

Lena Dunham Apologises For Molestation Tweet

Lena Dunham has apologised for tweeting a joke about molestation.More: did Lena Dunham come up with the greatest SNL sketch of all time?The Girls star, who regularly strips off in scenes for her hit Tv...

Liam Neeson Reprises Taken Character To Send Comedy Threat To Putin

Liam Neeson channelled his Taken character as a former Cia agent during a surprise appearance on U.S. sketch show Saturday Night Live this weekend (08Mar14) to jokingly threaten Russian President Vladimir Putin over the military...

Fred Armisen Recruited To Lead Band For Seth Meyers' Talk Show

Comedian Fred Armisen has been recruited by his former Saturday Night Live co-star Seth Meyers to lead the band for his upcoming LATE NIGHT WITH Seth Meyers talk show.Meyers will make his debut as a...

Colin Jost Set To Replace The Departing Seth Meyers On Snl's 'Weekend Update'

As Seth Meyers readies himself to assume his seat at the Late Night desk next month, the departing Saturday Night Live regular has left some important gaps on the show that need filling. One of...

Newest 'Saturday Night Live' Castmember Sasheer Zamata May Be Beyoncé'S Biggest Fan

Saturday Night Live has hired its first African American female castmember since Maya Rudolph, and she already has plenty of fans. Sasheer Zamata was selected after the show held nationwide auditions, possibly as a response...

Drake To Juggle Presenting And Performing On Saturday Night Live In January

Drake will be at the helm when Saturday Night Live returns for its first episode of 2014. The rapper will be facing the twin concerns of presenting and performing when he takes the microphone in...

Sir Paul Mccartney And Madonna Join Justin Timberlake For Snl Skit

Sir Paul Mccartney, Madonna and Barry Gibb showed off their comedic chops this weekend (21Dec13) by joining Justin Timberlake and funnyman Jimmy Fallon for a Christmas edition of U.S. sketch show Saturday Night Live.Timberlake and...

One Direction Duet With Anchorman Stars On Saturday Night Live

British/Irish boyband One Direction teamed up with the stars of the new Anchorman movie this weekend (07Dec13) to perform a comedy duet on U.S. sketch show Saturday Night Live.The pop stars were guests on the...

Liza Minnelli: 'Lady Gaga Is A True Artist'

Veteran entertainer Liza Minnelli has confessed she is a huge fan of Lady Gaga and has hailed the pop star as a "true artist".The Cabaret star is known for her own eccentric fashion choices, and...

Bobby Moynihan Misses Film Premiere After Snl Injury

Comic Bobby Moynihan missed the New York City premiere of his new film Delivery Man on Sunday (17Nov13) after injuring himself during a skit on Saturday Night Live.The funnyman thrilled the audience of the hit...

Whoopi Goldberg Baffled By Snl Diversity Debate

Whoopi Goldberg is baffled by the debate over diversity on U.S. sketch show Saturday Night Live, insisting nothing has changed in 15 years.The lack of black actors on the comedy sketch show has been a...

Kerry Washington Confronts Diversity Controversy On Saturday Night Live

Actress Kerry Washington used her appearance on Saturday Night Live this weekend (02Nov13) to address the controversy surrounding the lack of black females on the U.S. comedy show's cast by mocking the recent criticism aimed...

Lady Gaga To Host Saturday Night Live For First Time

Lady Gaga is set to make her hosting debut on U.S. sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live.The Born This Way hitmaker is heading back to the Snl stage on 16 November (13), as host and...

Alec Baldwin And Miley Cyrus Gatecrash Edward Norton's Snl Hosting Stint

Edward Norton got a little help from Hollywood A-listers as he made his Saturday Night Live hosting debut when Alec Baldwin and Miley Cyrus gatecrashed his stint on the U.S. sketch show at the weekend...

Katy Perry Puts Comedy Dreams On Hold

Pop star Katy Perry has been forced to put plans to build on her comedy resume on hold because she's too busy masterminding her music career.The I Kissed A Girl hitmaker reveals she would love...

Miley Cyrus Slammed Over Snl Stroke Joke

Miley Cyrus is under fire from stroke charity advocates over an ill-advised joke during hosting duties on U.S. sketch show Saturday Night Live.The controversial star has angered bosses at Britain's Stroke Association after her appearance...

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