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  • Bob and Ray: Life is a funny business

    Bob and Ray: Life is a funny business
    For almost half a century, the comedy team of Bob and Ray took the ordinary and made it extraordinarily funny. During that span they influenced comedians and writers such as Johnny Carson, David Letterman, George Carlin and Garrison Keillor....
  • The Groundlings: improving improv in L.A. for 40 years

    The Groundlings: improving improv in L.A. for 40 years
    It's raucous backstage at the Groundlings after a Tuesday evening improv show — red wine and buckets of salty snacks will do that to a roomful of comedians, as will having just killed it onstage. A fluffy border collie lumbers through the crowd,...
  • 'SNL' at 40: Remember the originals

    'SNL' at 40: Remember the originals
    NBC has announced that it will celebrate the 40th anniversary of "Saturday Night Live" with a three-hour special Feb. 15. " 'Saturday Night Live' is an institution unlike anything else in television history,"  Robert Greenblatt, chairman of NBC...
  • Marlins' David Samson takes on Lorne Michaels role

    Marlins' David Samson takes on Lorne Michaels role
    Miami Marlins' President David Samson is taking a swing at acting. "I've been acting for 40 years," says Samson, laughing. "I've always liked it. I've always studied it." But this time it's a role outside of Major League Baseball. Samson will portray...
  • Tonight: What are ‘The Greatest TV Shows of Our Time’?

     
    ‘Saturday Night Live' in the early years, from left: Gilda Radner, Laraine Newman, Steve Martin, Dan Aykroyd and Jane Curtin. Courtesy Everett Collection THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED: It's a grand night for TV nostalgia. The Tuesday highlights:...
  • Book calendar events for the week of May 8, 2011

    Words & Ideas Compiled by Grace Krilanovich. SUNDAY Amelia Saltsman: The author of "The Santa Monica Farmers' Market Cookbook: Seasonal Foods, Simple Recipes and Stories from the Market and Farm" will demonstrate recipes from her cookbook. Book signing...
  • TV This Week for Oct. 31st – Nov. 6th

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 31 - Nov. 6 in PDF format Weekly TV Listings can also be downloaded here This week's TV Movies SUNDAY When contestants on the British edition of “Big Brother”......
  • This week: Taylor Swift, Rod Stewart on ‘Dancing With the Stars’; ‘Moguls & Movie Stars’ on TCM; Gilda Radner on ‘Women of SNL’

     
    Election Night will revamp the Tuesday schedule. “The Biggest Loser” will be just an hour. “NCIS” and “Glee” will be repeats. “Dancing With the Stars” shifts to 8 p.m. and expands to 90 minutes. “...
  • Monday's Highlights: "Castle" on ABC

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 31 - Nov. 6 in PDF format Weekly TV Listings can also be downloaded here This week's TV Movies FLASHING THE BADGE: When Beckett and Castle (Stana Katic, Nathan......
  • Personal Playlist: Laraine Newman's a Coachella veteran

     
    A little-known fact about the actress and comedian: She takes her daughters to Coachella every year. She offers a few words of advice and her must-sees: The Black Keys and the Chemical Brothers. Laraine Newman's reputation as an actor and......
  • Tina Fey and Steve Martin, mano a mano in Los Angeles!

     
    Tina Fey and Steve Martin appeared together on stage in LA Tuesday night: our report....
  • Mad Scientists’ Garage Sale

     
    “Wholly Moses!” with Dudley Moore and Laraine Newman, directed by Gary Weis, who did a series of quirky shorts for “Saturday Night Live.” June 14, 1980: The Times features two movie memorabilia events, with appearances by Nina Bara from "Space...