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Harry Shearer to Play Richard Nixon in an Upcoming Web Series

Here's a preview of Nixon's The One, an upcoming web series starring Harry Shearer as the one and only Richard Nixon reenacting a real-life conversation with Henry Kissinger played by Henry Goodman. Nixon's The One will premiere its six-episode [...]

By Megh Wright

Saturday Night’s Children: Harry Shearer (1979-1980; 1984-1985)

Saturday Night Live has been home to over a hundred cast members throughout the past 38 years. In our column Saturday Night’s Children, we present the history, talent, and best sketches of one SNL cast member every other week for your viewing, [...]

By Megh Wright

A Chat with the Cast and Crew of ‘The Simpsons’

The Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. Inside their vast archives of more than 150,000 television shows, commercials, and radio programs, [...]

By Ramsey Ess

Finding Long Lost Jack Benny Episodes

The last time on From the Archives that we checked in on Jack Benny, it was towards the end of his career, in 1973. While he was getting on in years, his oft-complimented timing was still just as sharp as it always was, and he still put on a [...]

By Ramsey Ess

Christopher Guest Teases a Spinal Tap 30th Anniversary Reunion in 2014

Next year marks the 30th anniversary of This Is Spinal Tap's release, and in a new interview, Christopher Guest, teased the possibility of some sort of a reunion in 2014. When asked by The Guardian if there are plans for a Spinal Tap reunion [...]

By Bradford Evans

The Simpson’s Harry Shearer Defends Voice Actors’ Position

Harry Shearer is now the first of the show's voice actors to address the ongoing Simpsons' negotiations, issuing a length statement in defense of the cast's perspective, which I recommend you read to yourself in the voice of either Principal [...]

By Halle Kiefer

Christopher Guest to Turn Mockumentary Sights on Retro Collectors

Christopher Guest's next mockumentary focus: retro collectors: "Christopher Guest and his Spinal Tap brothers Harry Shearer and Michael McKean (who have been touring together recently) want to bring the world of collecting to the big screen. [...]

By Adam Frucci