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  • 'SNL 40': 40th anniversary special celebrates show's greatest hits

    'SNL 40': 40th anniversary special celebrates show's greatest hits
    No, it wasn’t the Oscars, but it sure felt that way. NBC celebrated the 40th anniversary of “Saturday Night Live” Sunday night with a live special that was as long (3½ hours) and as stuffed with montages as an Academy Awards broadcast....
  • 'SNL' celebrates its big 4-0 with an anniversary special

    With a measure of anniversary hoopla perhaps exceeded only by the nation's bicentennial, "Saturday Night Live" celebrated its 40th season on Sunday with a 3½-hour gala of stars, laughs and memories. It aired live from New York's Studio 8H at NBC, which...
  • 'Saturday Night Live' 40th Anniversary Special' dominates TV ratings

    'Saturday Night Live' 40th Anniversary Special' dominates TV ratings
    NBC won Sunday night in the TV ratings with help from its "Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special." According to Nielsen ratings, about 23.1 million viewers tuned in to see to watch their favorite comedians, actors and musicians reunite at...
  • Sony faces creative uncertainty as Pascal prepares to exit

    Sony faces creative uncertainty as Pascal prepares to exit
    Amy Pascal's exit from Sony Pictures comes as the studio faces one of its biggest creative crossroads. The film studio has been trailing its Hollywood rivals when it comes to big, reliable franchises — the kind of blockbusters that drive the box...
  • 'SNL': The long and Martin Short of it

    'SNL': The long and Martin Short of it
    The “Saturday Night Live” 40th anniversary special violated a central show-business tenet -- always leave them wanting more -- and got away with it. The three-and-a-half hour telecast tried to do too much, but nostalgia was a powerful...
  • New trailer for 'Spy' starring Melissa McCarthy released

    New trailer for 'Spy' starring Melissa McCarthy released
    Melissa McCarthy wants to be a spy in her aptly titled new movie "Spy." She's a CIA analyst providing support for agents in the field, but wants more action in her life. When her team is compromised and they need someone who wouldn't be noticed to...
  • NBC announces huge guest list for 'SNL40'

    "Saturday Night Live" plans to celebrate its 40th anniversary this month, with NBC confirming a long list of participants during the Super Bowl. The massive reunion special will air on Feb. 15. The biggest surprise is Eddie Murphy's planned attendance....
  • Monday's TV Highlights: 'A Path Appears' on PBS

    Monday's TV Highlights: 'A Path Appears' on PBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 1 - 7, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES The Celebrity Apprentice This new episode...
  • Bill Murray, Tina Fey, Dan Aykroyd slated for 'SNL' 40th Anniversary Special

    A mix of celebrities and former "Saturday Night Live" cast members are slated to appear on the 40th Anniversary Special for the storied sketch comedy series scheduled to air Feb. 15. NBC ran a pair of minimalistic promos during Sunday's Super Bowl...
  • 'Ghostbusters' reboot scares up cast: Wiig, McCarthy, McKinnon, Jones

    'Ghostbusters' reboot scares up cast: Wiig, McCarthy, McKinnon, Jones
    Director Paul Feig's "Ghostbusters" reboot has found its leading ladies. Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon are in talks to star in the Sony comedy about a quartet of paranormal exterminators, The Times has confirmed. Feig...
  • 'Mike and Molly' comedian Billy Gardell, coming to Bethlehem, connects with hard-working people

    'Mike and Molly' comedian Billy Gardell, coming to Bethlehem, connects with hard-working people
    He may live in Los Angeles and star in an Emmy-winning sitcom with an Oscar-nominated actress, but Billy Gardell is just a working guy from Pittsburgh whose job happens to be earning laughs and reporting the hilarity of everyday life. At least, that's how...