When I first heard ABC was reviving Supermarket Sweep I thought, is this another sign of the apolcalypse? Is the sight of people running around lunging at groceries really the right way to entertain folks in the midst of double-digit unemployment? The question will be answered Sunday night at 8 p.m. ET/PT on ABC and
Saturday Night Live will have no shortage of topical targets when the series returns this weekend for a 46th consecutive season (NBC and Global). The late night comedy fest will be hosted by Chris Rock, fresh off his dramatic acting debut on the fourth season of Fargo. The musical guest is Meagan Thee Stallion, so
Starting this September, Canada’s Lilly Singh will become the only woman in America’s late night lineup. The Scarborough, Ont., native will take over Carson Daly’s middle-of-the-night time slot as host of A Little Late with Lilly Singh. The half-hour nightly series will feature the Internet sensation conducting interviews, performing comedy sketches and preaching inspiration to
Monday night on the 70th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, co-host Colin Jost made reference to the all-star industry salute’s decline as a major TV draw. He did this by thanking the “thousands of you here in the audience tonight and the hundreds of you watching at home.” Well, it wasn’t quite that bad, but it
There was a lot of disappointment Sunday night, on Twitter at least, in Eddie Murphy’s return to Saturday Night Live. He was lionized by Chris Rock, walked out the door and down the steps past the band, and basically took a bow. It was anticlimactic, like when Dave Keon finally returned to Maple Leaf Gardens.
It is always a kick for me to grab a few minutes with any one of my comedy heroes from Canada’s greatest TV export–SCTV. So I quickly scrambled on stage at the end of the Mulaney press conference last July at the Beverly Hilton to scrum with Martin Short. The Hamilton native is quick and thoughtful
Born Feb. 22, 1918, Dominick George “Don” Pardo joined the NBC Radio Network as an announcer in June of 1944–or, as Lorne Michaels once pointed out, “before I was born.” Michaels hired Pardo in Sept. of 1975 as the original announcer for Saturday Night Live and, save for one season in the ’80s, he has