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2011-04-05 10:05:00

NEW YORK, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The culmination of March Madness. Opening Day. A new champion being fitted for a green jacket. There is, perhaps, no more important or more eagerly anticipated month on the sports calendar than April.

2011-03-01 12:57:00

NEW YORK, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Get ready, because Norm Macdonald, one of the world's funniest and most subversive comedians, is letting loose in his first-ever one-hour stand-up special, titled "Norm Macdonald: Me Doing Stand-Up." This World Premiere, an original COMEDY CENTRAL one-hour stand-up special, debuts on Saturday, March 12 at 11:00 p.m.

2011-02-09 09:33:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- He made a name for himself as the anchor of "SNL's" Weekend Update, and now Norm Macdonald is taking the same approach, but with his sights set on the sports world.

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2009-07-31 11:26:59

Amy Poehler has signed up to guest star on the first two editions of the new series Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update Thursday, NBC said. The former longtime Saturday Night Live cast member left the sketch-comedy series last season to headline the new sit-com Parks and Recreation. NBC said she will appear on Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update Thursday for its premiere Sept.

2009-01-09 09:00:00

Famed Funny Man and Environmentalist Chase to Receive Award of Excellence in Comedy BOULDER, Colo., Jan.

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2008-12-15 14:40:38

Amy Poehler has taped her last show as a Saturday Night Live cast member in New York. Poehler, who had been on maternity leave the previous two weeks after giving birth to her son Archie, made her last appearance on the show Saturday night, E! News noted.

2008-10-26 13:45:00

U.S. actress Amy Poehler, who starred in the pregnancy comedy "Baby Mama," has given birth to her first child, a representative for the comedian says.

2008-10-24 11:05:00

Actor Will Ferrell has reprised his role of U.S. President George W. Bush on the special "Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Thursday." Ferrell and his fellow former "SNL" player Tina Fey both appeared in the half-hour live, prime-time broadcast that aired Thursday night on NBC.

2008-10-16 06:00:19

By Donna Freydkin NEW YORK -- Sometimes, it's what's off-screen that really rocks. At last week's dress rehearsal for the election-focused Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Thursdays, co-host Amy Poehler boogied off the stage after taping a segment scheduled to air next month.

2008-10-04 00:00:18

By Guy Adams The Saturday profile TINA FEY Her Sarah Palin act has provided the US election with a hilarious backdrop.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.