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  • 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...
  • Alex Trebek (and mustache) return for 31st season as 'Jeopardy!' host

    Alex Trebek (and mustache) return for 31st season as 'Jeopardy!' host
    Longtime "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek was in Chicago on Tuesday to promote the start of his 31st season as host of the TV game show. His recently regrown mustache, however, was a no-show. The new season, which began Monday, marked the return of...
  • 'Saturday Night Live' Shuffle: Michael Che to Replace Cecily Strong as 'Weekend Update' Anchor

    Comedian/writer Michael Che will replace Cecily Strong on the "Weekend Update" anchor desk for "Saturday Night Live's" 40th season. NBC confirmed the change late Thursday. Che will serve as co-anchor alongside Colin Jost, who joined the desk opposite...
  • DVD Review: Compilation is short on Lewis' anxious comedy, Bundle of Nerves

    DVD Review: Compilation is short on Lewis' anxious comedy, Bundle of Nerves
    This release from comedian Richard Lewis is like a video scrapbook of odds and ends from his previously not-on-DVD works. Lewis is probably most widely known for the sitcom "Anything But Love," in which he costarred with Jamie Lee Curtis for three...
  • Small gems hidden among fall's mediocre TV lineup

    Viewers have seen worse. Yes, that's damning with faint praise but better to set expectations accordingly, right? The fall 2014 TV season on the broadcast networks now with NFL games on CBS Thursday night probably won't repeat the excitement of a decade...
  • Thinkin' and Linkin'

    Thinkin' and Linkin'
    A friend and once-faithful Change of Subject reader told me over the weekend that he's become a less faithful reader -- that since the Tribune website redesign,  this blog hasn't retained the charm it once had. My plea was guilty as charged. But with an...
  • 'Saturday Night Live' Shuffle: Comic Pete Davidson Joins As Featured Player

    Young comedian Pete Davidson will join "Saturday Night Live" as a featured player, a spokeswoman for the program confirmed Monday, bringing into sharper focus the venerable late-night program's lineup as it prepares to enter its landmark 40th season on...
  • Michael Che to replace Cecily Strong as 'Weekend Update' anchor on 'Saturday Night Live'

    Michael Che to replace Cecily Strong as 'Weekend Update' anchor on 'Saturday Night Live'
    Comedian/writer Michael Che will replace Cecily Strong on the "Weekend Update" anchor desk for "Saturday Night Live's" 40th season. NBC confirmed the change late Thursday. Che will serve as co-anchor alongside Colin Jost, who joined the desk opposite...
  • Comic Pete Davidson joins 'SNL' as featured player

    Comic Pete Davidson joins 'SNL' as featured player
    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Young comedian Pete Davidson will join "Saturday Night Live" as a featured player, a spokeswoman for the program confirmed Monday, bringing into sharper focus the venerable late-night program's lineup as it prepares to enter...
  • Cecily Strong Responds to 'SNL' Weekend Update Replacement

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "Saturday Night Live" star Cecily Strong has broken her silence about being replaced by co-star Michael Che on the NBC variety show's "Weekend Update" desk. "I don't see this as me leaving update, just as me being on update in...
  • Aisha Tyler to host PEN Awards with appearance by Amy Poehler

    Aisha Tyler to host PEN Awards with appearance by Amy Poehler
    The PEN literary awards celebrate many things: People who write under threat of danger, West Coast authors of outstanding books, significant screenwriters and longtime literary figures. Held at the Beverly Hills Hotel each fall, the annual awards ceremony...
  • 'The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them' lacks depth

    'The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them' lacks depth
    Conor Ludlow and Eleanor Rigby — not the English spinster of the Paul McCartney lyric but a married woman in contemporary New York — are a husband and wife who respond very differently to a devastating loss. They're played by James McAvoy...