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PASADENA, Calif | ‘Saturday Night Live’ star Aidy Bryant ready to be shrill

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — “Saturday Night Live” star Aidy Bryant says she was drawn to the Hulu series “Shrill” because of the chance to play a woman who is about more than her weight. The six-part comedy debuting March 15 is based on Lindy West’s memoir, “Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman,” which Bryant said … Continue reading PASADENA, Calif | ‘Saturday Night Live’ star Aidy Bryant ready to be shrill

NEW YORK | Alec Baldwin due in court on charges he punched over parking

NEW YORK —Jan 23, 2019—Alec Baldwin is due in court in New York City for a hearing on charges that he slugged a man during a dispute over a parking spot in last fall. The 60-year-old actor is scheduled to appear in a Manhattan courtroom Wednesday morning. He’s charged with misdemeanor attempted assault and harassment, … Continue reading NEW YORK | Alec Baldwin due in court on charges he punched over parking

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Louis-Dreyfus recalls knowing she had the ‘gift’

WASHINGTON — The Latest on Julia Louis-Dreyfus receiving the 21st annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor for an iconic career in comedy (all times local): 9 p.m. Late night host Stephen Colbert kicked off the Kennedy Center ceremonies to honor Julia Louis-Dreyfus with the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. Colbert says on stage: … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Louis-Dreyfus recalls knowing she had the ‘gift’

WASHINGTON | Julia Louis-Dreyfus feted for career achievement in comedy

WASHINGTON — Julia Louis-Dreyfus is one of the best-known comedic actresses of her generation, and now she’s being recognized with the Mark Twain Award for lifetime achievement in comedy. She’s set to receive the 21st annual Twain prize Sunday night at Washington’s Kennedy Center, with testimonials from Jerry Seinfeld, Stephen Colbert and 2010 Mark Twain … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Julia Louis-Dreyfus feted for career achievement in comedy

LOS ANGELES | Emmy hosts Che, Jost ready for fun, politics, even mishaps

LOS ANGELES  — Michael Che and Colin Jost, typically stuck behind a desk as “Saturday Night Live” news anchors, are moving to a grander setting Monday as Emmy Awards hosts. The comedians got in the mood at Thursday’s rollout of the traditional arrivals carpet — yellow-hued this time around, not red, as the ceremony marks … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Emmy hosts Che, Jost ready for fun, politics, even mishaps

NEW YORK | ‘Tonight Show’ cancels Norm Macdonald after #MeToo comments

NEW YORK— Norm Macdonald‘s comments about the #MeToo movement and fellow comedians Louis C.K. and Roseanne Barr led to the “The Tonight Show” canceling his appearance and spurred apologies from the comedian that could bring their own problems. In a statement, NBC said it canceled Tuesday’s appearance “out of sensitivity to our audience.” The former … Continue reading NEW YORK | ‘Tonight Show’ cancels Norm Macdonald after #MeToo comments

LOS ANGELES | Tiffany Haddish wins Emmy for ‘Saturday Night Live’

LOS ANGELES — Tiffany Haddish is continuing her hot streak, winning an Emmy Award in her first try. Haddish was honored as best guest actress in a comedy series for hosting “Saturday Night Live.” The award was announced at Saturday’s creative arts Emmys, a precursor to the Sept. 17 main ceremony airing on NBC. Since … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Tiffany Haddish wins Emmy for ‘Saturday Night Live’

NEW YORK | Grande tears up as she recalls Manchester tragedy

NEW YORK  — The very mention of Manchester still brings Ariana Grande to tears. The singer cried during an interview Friday with Ebro for Beats 1 on Apple Music as she shared thoughts on the 2017 concert in England, when a suicide bomber killed 22 people. She said that terrorists “want you to be afraid,” … Continue reading NEW YORK | Grande tears up as she recalls Manchester tragedy