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Emmy nominations announced

Emmy nominations announced

The Tonight Show With Conan O’Brien has been nominated at this year’s Emmy Awards. The now defunct NBC show is nominated for “Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series” against The Daily Show With Jon Stewart, The Colbert Report, Saturday Night Live and Real Time With Bill Maher. Conan tweeted “Congrats to my staff on 4 Emmy nominations. This bodes well for the future of The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien”. Jay Leno spoke about the nominations for The Tonight Show…

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Tina Fey to host SNL in April

Tina Fey to host SNL in April

Tina Fey will return to Saturday Night Live as guest host. The former regular cast member of SNL will be back in April and it’s thought she might reprise her role as Sarah Palin, which brought her huge recognition throughout the US elections. When asked about returning to SNL as the former Governor of Alaska she said “It’s inevitable that we’ll try it, at least… we’ll see if it makes it to air”. Yahoo! News – “You betcha: Fey’s ‘SNL’…

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2009 Emmy Award Winners

2009 Emmy Award Winners

The 61st Primetime Emmy Awards took place in Los Angeles last night. The Daily Show With Jon Stewart won the award for “Best Variety, Music or Comedy Series” & the award for “Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Series”. Justin Timberlake won the award for “Best Guest Actor, Comedy” for hosting Saturday Night Live. The award for “Best Guest Actress, Comedy” went to Tina Fey for her work on Saturday Night Live (particularly for her Sarah Palin impersonation)….

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Amy Poehler returning to SNL (briefly)

Amy Poehler returning to SNL (briefly)

Amy Poehler will be returning to Saturday Night Live for two shows in September. Amy – who left the show in December – will “appear in two prime-time specials planned for the fall”, The New York Times reports. The specials will air on the 17th September and the 24th September (called Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update Thursday). Amy briefly returned to the show in May in SNL’s season finale. NY Times – “Have a Pleasant Tomorrow: Amy Poehler Plans ‘Weekend…

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