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A Modest Proposal for a Potential SNL April Fool’s Day Show

The chances that the first day of April (or any day in April, for that matter) will fall on a Saturday are one in seven — yet in 36 seasons, Saturday Night Live has aired an original episode on April Fool’s Day only once. In contrast, [...]

By Mitchell Scherr

The 20 Specials of Christmas: The Bob Newhart Show

Like Newhart's comedy, this special takes a little time to ramp up to greatness. The first few scenes are your regular Christmas special cliches: gifts awkwardly exchanged, one member of a couple being more giving than the other, etc.

By Mike Drucker

Seth McFarlane Stops By Conan and Doesn’t Try on Jeggings

Seth McFarlane was on Conan last night, where he reassured fans that his musings about ending Family Guy were just musings. He can't possibly end the show now, not when Justin Bieber's just starting to get into it! (It makes sense that Stewie [...]

By Hallie Cantor

Daniel Radcliffe and Charles Barkley Will Host SNL In January

Daniel Radcliffe will host SNL with musical guest Lana Del Ray on January 14, and Charles Barkley will ring in the new year as host on January 7 with musical guest Kelly Clarkson. Good luck topping last night's SNL, 2012.

By Hallie Cantor

The 20 Specials of Christmas: Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip

I had to. I know that Studio 60 isn't a comedy, it's a drama about a comedy. But this is every reason that basic premise failed. It's an episode about a comedy show putting on a Christmas special that's neither funny nor filled with any sense [...]

By Mike Drucker

Dexter Recap: All Out of Luck

"Season 6 of Dexter has become When Debra Learned Her Brother Was a Killer, a.k.a. When Debra Also Realized She Wants to Make Sex With Her Brother."

By Richard Rys

SNL Recap: Jimmy Fallon Comes Home for the Holidays

There’s always excitement in the air whenever a former SNL castmember returns to host an episode. For the show’s staff, it means a relatively comfortable week — they get to work with an old friend of the show, someone who already understands [...]

By Erik Voss