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  • SNL vet Tina Fey's Palin skit stole the show

    The premiere of the 34th season of Saturday Night Live was one of the most eagerly anticipated events of the TV year. And, for the most part, the production lived up to the hype. Much of the buzz came from having Baltimore's Michael Phelps, the eight-...
  • Under hot 'SNL' lights, Phelps plays it cool

    Under hot 'SNL' lights, Phelps plays it cool
    It's very late at 30 Rockefeller Center, where it's been dark for hours, the stores long closed. Yet tourists and determined sightseers crowd the entrance, slog into an impossibly long but ever-growing line or just huddle around, camera phones on standby....
  • Plenty of treats in 'Real Housewives' season finale

     
    John-John Williams IV reports on the finale of Real Housewives of New Jersey. Take it away, John-John ...Lord Jesus! This season on The Real Housewives of New Jersey, we’ve witnessed inappropriate grinding with celebrity dance instructors; we’...
  • 'SNL' writer shows love for Orlando, sister

    'SNL' writer shows love for Orlando, sister
    Ever wonder why there’s so much Florida humor on “Saturday Night Live”? “SNL” writer and consultant Paula Pell attributes that trend to writers from Florida and to the Sunshine State itself. “It’s just one...
  • 'SNL' writer cheers on Girl Scouts

    'SNL' writer cheers on Girl Scouts
    When "Saturday Night Live" opens its 40th season Saturday, a Central Florida mainstay on the NBC show will be helping a good cause locally. Paula Pell, a writer and consultant at "SNL" for 20 years, will be mistress of ceremonies at the 17th Annual...
  • Nasim Pedrad: Will she follow Tina Fey's path to the big screen?

    During her five seasons on "Saturday Night Live," comedic actress Nasim Pedrad made a name for herself skewering celebrities such as Kim Kardashian, Arianna Huffington, Nicki Minaj and even Aziz Ansari (the latter, at least, in an unaired clip you can...
  • Fall books: 37 new titles to add to your reading list

    Between now and the holidays, publishers will push out a significant chunk of the books they publish for the entire year. And I do mean significant everything from "Revival," a scary Hawthornesque novel by horrormeister Stephen King, to a slim book called...
  • George Clooney to Receive Cecil B. DeMille Award at Golden Globes

    George Clooney to Receive Cecil B. DeMille Award at Golden Globes
    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - George Clooney will receive the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 72nd annual Golden Globes. The ceremony, to be held January 11 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, is hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. Previous recipients of the...
  • Vscore: Emmys Boost Winners' Social Media Power

    The social media buzz triggered by the recent Emmy Awards provided a noticeable bump to the Vscore rankings of some of TV's biggest winners for the night. Vscore is Variety's method of analyzing the star power for individual celebrities. Over 17,000...
  • 'Parks and Recreation' filming in Chicago this week

    'Parks and Recreation' filming in Chicago this week
    NBC sitcom “Parks and Recreation” will film part of an episode in Chicago this week, according to the Illinois Film Office. The series stars iO and Second City alum Amy Poehler and is set in the fictional Indiana town of Pawnee. It’s...
  • Mike Sacks' 'Poking a Dead Frog' cracks the comedy code

    "Poking a Dead Frog: Conversations with Today's Top Comedy Writers" by Mike Sacks; Penguin (480 pages, $18) Comedy is having a moment. You can't really talk about the vaunted New Golden Platinum Age of Television without reference to Louis C.K., Amy...
  • New 'Weekend Update' co-anchor Michael Che coming to Rosemont

    New 'Weekend Update' co-anchor Michael Che coming to Rosemont
    Michael Che – who is taking over for Chicago’s own Cecily Strong as a “Weekend Update” co-anchor on NBC’s “Saturday Night Live,” according to the New York Times – will perform Nov. 7 and 8 at Zanies Comedy...