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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

Diaz Plays 'Cougar' On Tv Show

CAMERON DIAZ made a surprise appearance on U.S. satirical show SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE at the weekend (20Sep08) - as a sex-starved middle-aged 'cougar'. The movie star played Cuban sexpot Kiki D'Amore in the skit, in...

Mccain Advisor Upset With Palin Attack

Leading aides to U.S. presidential candidate JOHN MCCAIN have attacked the writers of comedy show SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE for their "sexist" portrayal of the Senator's running mate SARAH PALIN. Comedienne Tina Fey, who has been...

Nbc Tries To Yank Youtube Snl Clip

NBC on Monday sent take-down notices to YouTube as Saturday Night Live fans posted clips of last weekend's Saturday Night Live sketch featuring former SNL head writer and 30 Rock star Tina Fey doing a...

Poehler Leaves Saturday Night Live

Comedienne AMY POEHLER will leave her post at hit U.S. comedy sketch show SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE to give birth to her first baby later this year (08). Poehler announced her pregnancy with her husband, Arrested...

Palin Approves Of Fey's Impersonation

Vice presidential candidate SARAH PALIN was left stunned by TINA FEY's impersonation of her on SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE this weekend (13Sep08) - because the politician once went to a party dressed as the comedienne. Fey...

Faux Palin And Real Palin Dominate

A hilarious opening sketch featuring 30 Rock star and former Saturday Night Live head writer Tina Fey as Sarah Palin and Amy Poehler as Hillary Clinton helped push ratings for Saturday Night Live to their...

Obama Cancels Snl Appearance

Saturday Night Live producer Lorne Michaels has criticized Barack Obama's last-minute decision to cancel his Saturday Night Live appearance over the weekend because of the growing threat of Hurricane Ike. "His people called and said...

Viewers Flock To Watch Phelps On Saturday Night Live

Olympic swimming champion MICHAEL PHELPS' guest slot on SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE has helped the hit U.S. show enjoy its best season premiere since 2001. Phelps' appearance on the popular sketch show boosted ratings massively, making...

Nirvana Manager: Courtney Love Led To Band's Downfall

Danny Goldberg, former manager of Nirvana, has said Courtney Love was a toxic presence among the band.Love married Nirvana lead singer Kurt Cobain in 1992, with the couple having a daughter, Frances Bean, before Cobain's...

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