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  • 'Friends' at 20: Actors who didn't get the parts

    'Friends' at 20: Actors who didn't get the parts
    The sitcom 'Friends' is celebrating 20 years.  If you are a fan of the show, it might be hard to picture anyone else in the roles of Ross, Rachel, Joey, Chandler, Monica and Phoebe, but some other well known actors and actresses auditioned to be part of...
  • TV ratings: 'SNL' posts best household numbers since February

    TV ratings: 'SNL' posts best household numbers since February
    With Chris Rock as host and Prince as musical guest, "Saturday Night Live" this weekend earned its highest ratings since February, according to early Nielsen numbers. The NBC show averaged a household rating of 4.9/12 in Nielsen's 54 metered markets and...
  • Cat Dancer still entertaining pets after 30 years

    Cat Dancer still entertaining pets after 30 years
    As a cash-strapped university student in the late 1970s, Jim Boelke had an idea and applied for a patent and today he owns a profitable factory with distribution from Japan and Hong Kong to Europe, South America and every state in the United States....
  • It's 'So, Anyway' by John Cleese, not 'Monty Python' by John Cleese

    It's 'So, Anyway' by John Cleese, not 'Monty Python' by John Cleese
    John Cleese recently fell under the spell of singer Taylor Swift when they appeared together on the popular British chat series "The Graham Norton Show," which airs here on BBC America. "I am more ignorant about music than anyone you have ever spoken to...
  • TV Picks: 'Happiness,' Poehler, Banksy, 'Missing,' Khrushchev

    TV Picks: 'Happiness,' Poehler, Banksy, 'Missing,' Khrushchev
    "Happiness" (PBS, Monday). I am, as a rule, a fan of the films that make up the PBS documentary series "Independent Lens," which tend to spend intimate quality time with the kinds of people TV usually ignores for being too far off, too foreign, too poor...
  • '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...
  • Bill Hader welcomes third alliterative child: Hayley Hader

    Bill Hader welcomes third alliterative child: Hayley Hader
    It's another girl for funnyman Bill Hader. The "Saturday Night Live" veteran and his wife, "The To-Do List" director Maggie Carey, welcomed their third child on Saturday, his rep confirmed to the Los Angeles Times. The pair chose Hayley Hader as her...
  • Report: Another shakeup at 'Saturday Night Live'

    TMZ reports that yet another cast member is leaving the venerable "Saturday Night Live" sketch comedy show. The 40th season of the show begins Saturday, Sept. 27 with guest host Chris Pratt. To read TMZ's report on who is leaving after this season,...
  • '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...
  • 'Terminator: Genisys' has prejudgment day

    "Terminator: Genisys," the fifth film in the blockbuster sci-fi franchise, isn't scheduled to hit theaters until July 2015, and if there's one thing its predecessors taught us, it's that the future is uncertain. But even though "Genisys" is months...
  • Review: 'You Might Remember Me' by Mike Thomas

    It is remarkable in this celebrity-obsessed age that it has taken so long to receive a full-length biography of Phil Hartman. Given the heat of his fame — in the 1980s and '90s he was a bright star of "Saturday Night Live," "The Simpsons" (his...