You can’t hurry love. Nor, according to Michael Gelman, can you hurry up selecting a TV co-host. A couple of months after 80-year-old Regis Philbin exited “Live!” and took his name in the title along with him, Kelly Ripa has been welcoming a succession of fill-in co-hosts.
The New York Times’ new comedy critic, Jason Zinoman, has an interesting essay in today’s edition about Fred Armisen’s impression of Barack Obama on “Saturday Night Live.” Zinoman’s thought is that Armisen’s impression of Obama has fallen flat more often than not because it’s more concerned with being an accurate impression than being funny. First […]
A long tradition of “Live! with Regis and Kathie Lee” smoothly transitioned to “Live! with Regis and Kelly” over a decade ago. Now, with the departure of longtime co-host Regis Philbin on Fri., Nov. 18., Disney-ABC Domestic Television has made sure that at least Kelly will stick around a while longer. The studio has locked […]
It’s nearing the end for Regis Philbin and the rumor mill has generated a new name for the list of rumored candidates to replace him on “Live With Regis and Kelly” (soon to be just “Live with Kelly,” at least temporarily). The new entrant is none other than Dana Carvey, the manic comedian and former […]
Dana Carvey returned to “Saturday Night Live” over the weekend to show the kiddies how it’s done. Carvey was a star on the show from 1986 to 1993, a fact highlighted in his monologue in a song that proclaimed those years the best. The song didn’t serve much purpose, but the boast did allow Carvey […]
Despicable Me may not have the high-profile status of Toy Story 3 or Shrek Forever After, but it’s certainly a worthy entry in this summer’s 3-D digitally-animated family comedy realm. One might even say it is heavily influenced by both of those franchises. The notion of a supervillain like Gru (voiced by Steve Carell) adopting […]
Kim Kardashian appeared on the ‘The Tonight Show‘ Thursday – and embarrassed the crap out of Dana Carvey. The curvaceous reality show star and diet product shiller was on with samples of her slimming product Quick Trim, and forced host Jay Leno and fellow guest Carvey to down shots of the diet beverage. Explaining that […]
By JAKE COYLE AP Entertainment Writer NEW YORK — The comedians who played presidents on ‘Saturday Night Live‘ have gathered for a comedic summit in a new Web video on FunnyOrDie.com. The video, posted Wednesday, stars Fred Armisen as President Barack Obama. During the night he is visited by the ghosts of presidents past, who […]