Steve Martin Gives Eddie Murphy Oscar-Hosting Tips

LOS ANGELES – Steve Martin is giving some free advice to Eddie Murphy about hosting the Academy Awards. The 66-year-old entertainer posted “an open letter” to Murphy on his website Tuesday filled with tips based on Martin’s three Oscar-hosting stints. Confirmed: Eddie Murphy to Host the Oscars “Whatever you do, don’t have a co-host,” Martin […]

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It’s Official: Alec Baldwin Will Host SNL’s Season Premiere with Musical Guest Radiohead

NBC has confirmed that Alec Baldwin will host “Saturday Night Live’s” 37th season premiere (Sept. 24) with musical guest Radiohead. This will mark the “30 Rock” actor’s 16th time as host, breaking the record he currently shares with frenemy Steve Martin, who has hosted 15 times. On October 1, “Mike and Molly” and “Bridesmaids” star […]

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Will Ferrell Wins Top Mark Twain Humor Prize In DC

By Brett Zongker, Associated Press WASHINGTON – Will Ferrell, who honed his impression of President George W. Bush on “Saturday Night Live” and crossed over to make a career in movies, will win the nation’s top humor prize from the Kennedy Center in Washington. The 14th annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor was announced […]

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Steve Martin Turns Stephen Colbert into a ‘Tyrant’

By Jake Coyle, AP Entertainment Writer NEW YORK – With help from three prominent artists, Stephen Colbert retouched a self-portrait to please the discerning art collector eye of Steve Martin. Martin was Colbert’s guest Wednesday on ‘The Colbert Report,’ where he was promoting his new novel, “An Object of Beauty.” Colbert presented an old self-portrait […]

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Confirmed: James Franco And Anne Hathaway Tapped To Host Oscars

Well, that was quick. Monday morning broke with a report from Deadline.com that James Franco and Anne Hathaway were going to be asked to host the 2011 Academy Awards, and previous commitments notwithstanding, both were expected to accept, with an official announcement coming later in the week. However, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & […]

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Tina Fey to Get Top Mark Twain Humor Prize in DC

By BRETT ZONGKER Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON The woman known for her impression of Sarah Palin on ‘Saturday Night Live‘ will win the nation’s top humor prize this year from the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Tina Fey joins the ranks of Bill Cosby, Steve Martin, Lily Tomlin and others who have won the […]

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