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SNL Honors Comedian George Carlin

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THIS JUST IN FROM NBC:

    NBC’S  “SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE ” REMEMBERS
GEORGE CARLIN THIS WEEKEND

    “SNL” Honors Legendary Comedian George Carlin, Re-Airing Its 1975 Premiere Episode with Carlin as Host

    NEW YORK – June 24, 2008 – As hilarious and heartfelt tributes pour in marking the passing of groundbreaking comedian George Carlin, “Saturday Night [...]


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THERE GOES THE NEIGHBORHOOD

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Congrats to KYRA SEDGEWICK for being named one of twenty-five celebs to recieve a star on the legendary Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2009. SEDGEWICK says it really is an honor even it means sharing space with the likes of TINKERBELL and THE VILLAGE PEOPLE. 

 KYRA’S hubby, actor KEVIN BACON, got his little piece of sidewalk [...]


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IN HONOR OF THOSE WHO SERVE

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In anticipation of the release of DISNEY/PIXAR’s upcoming big screen blockbuster, WALL-E, POPULAR MECHANICS is taking a loving look at ‘bots that have touched us in one way or another.

The list follows but keep in mind these are the same guys who once promised that we’d all have jet-packs by now so you might want [...]


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A ‘SORDID’ BEGINNING

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Just in time to cure those summertime rerun blues comes a new series from LOGO that should clear out the tv cobwebs.

Premiering TONIGHT!!! is SORDID LIVES: THE SERIES. Based on the hugely popular DEL SHORES play, this all-star show is about as outrageous as it gets:

Sordid Lives: The Series (created, written and directed by Del Shores) [...]


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SO MUCH MORE THAN JUST SEVEN WORDS

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The world of comedy mourns the loss of a great. GEORGE CARLIN died yesterday of heart failure at the age of 71.

CARLIN rose to fame in the sixties with his ‘hippy, dippy weatherman’ and then embraced the counter-culture and schocked the world with his SEVEN WORDS YOU CAN’T SAY…routine.

Known for his love of [...]


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Fred Willard Gives His Take On The SAG Strike

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Fred Willard, who’s featured in the new Pixar film Wall-E, is known for his trademark witticisms in films like Best In Show, Waiting for Guffman, and more recently, Fox’s “Back to You.” However, the actor got serious with Hollywood Outbreak when asked about the possibility of an Actors strike:


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WEEKEND BOX OFFICE RESULTS SUNDAY JUNE 24th, 2008

In: BREAKING NEWS

1

 

Get Smart (2008)

       $39.2M

$39.2M

2

 

Kung Fu Panda (2008)

$21.7M

$156M

3

 

The Incredible Hulk (2008)

$21.6M

$96.5M

4

 

The Love Guru (2008)

$14M

$14M

5

 

The Happening (2008)

$10M

$50.3M

6

 

Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)

$8.41M

$291M

7

 

You Don’t Mess with the Zohan (2008) [...]


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Box Office Results Friday June 20th, 08

In: BREAKING NEWS

1

GET SMART
Warner Bros.

3,911

$13,500,000

– / $3,452
$13,500,000 / 1

2

THE INCREDIBLE HULK
Universal

3,508

$6,455,000

+54.1% / $1,840
$81,374,000 / 8

3

KUNG FU PANDA
Paramount (DreamWorks)

4,053

$6,350,000

+54.7% / $1,567
$140,246,000 / 15

4

THE LOVE GURU
Paramount

3,012

$5,425,000

– / $1,801
$5,425,000 / 1

5

THE HAPPENING
Fox

2,986

$3,300,000

+66.5% / $1,105
$43,567,000 / 8

6

INDIANA JONES AND THE KINGDOM OF THE CRYSTAL SKULL
Paramount

3,171

$2,400,000

+63.3% / $757
$284,821,000 / 30

7

YOU DON’T MESS WITH THE ZOHAN
Sony / Columbia

3,278

$2,375,000

+25.6% / $725
$79,230,000 / 15

8

SEX AND [...]


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DON’T JUDGE A BOOK BY….

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She was known as “America’s Sweetheart”, “The Girl Next Door” and “The Perpetual Virgin”,  but according to author DAVID KAUFMAN, she was anything but.

In his latest book, DORIS DAY: THE UNTOLD STORY OF THE GIRL NEXT DOOR (Virgin Books $29.95), KAUFMAN details the many and complex aspects of this big-band singer turned actress turned cultural [...]


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WILL ‘CAMP ROCK’ BE THE NEW ‘HSM’?

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Attended a screening of WALL-E in the FRANK WELLS BUILDING on the Walt Disney lot in Burbank yesterday. And, while that fim deserves a bit of discussion, the huge HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL 1 & 2 costume exhibit in the lobby was nothing less than stellar.

Don’t be surprised to see that The Disney Channel’s upcoming tv [...]


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