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'SNL' best host poll: Melissa McCarthy is a 5-timer in our hearts

Last year, when Melissa McCarthy was earning her one-sixteenth share of a hosting gig on the 40th anniversary special of Saturday Night Live , she came out during Weekend Update dressed as Matt Foley, Chris Farleys hyper-intense loser whose lecture-rants always resulted in some form of set...   Read More... //feeds.ew.com/~r/entertainmentweekly/tv/coverage/~3/nSUHPACwjj4/snl-best-host-poll-melissa-mccarthy

'Saturday Night Live' best host contest: Do-over! Who deserves a second chance?

When it comes to picking the best host of Saturday Night Live , theres not a lot of science involved. Or at least there shouldnt be. The host either makes you laughor doesnt. Sometimes, its not their fault. A host isnothing without good writing, and some weeks of SNL are...   Read More... //feeds.ew.com/~r/entertainmentweekly/tv/coverage/~3/ihHVQsIXG8E/saturday-night-live-best-host-contest-second-chance

No mention of Thursday show?

Why is there no mention of the Weekend Update special that was on Thursday, 9/17? There is nothing about it anywhere on the site, even though its already up on Hulu. I had to actually rely on my memory (ugh!) to remember that was on this week. You dropped the ball, Sidereel.

SNL: John Malkovich

First off, it was great to see Amy Poehler, back from giving birth, doing her Hillary Clinton. True, it sounds nothing like Hill but that's totally unimportant if it brings the funny. And it did. Her representation of Madame Secretary has her highly competitive and enthusiastically mocking others. Love it. Poehler's Hillary took some swipes at Obama, saying it's the "worse time in our nation's history to step into the presidency...boo-hoo." She said he can try to heal the economy by using his "amazing charisma, or whatever." Point Hillary, indeed. I also really enjoyed John Malkovich's interpretation of 'Twas the Night Before Christmas ...continue reading

Tina Fey on SNL

I'm sure im not the only one that is going to miss Tina Fey on SNL now that elections are done. I love when they bring back some of the old cast. Here's a few I'd love to see again: 1. Tracy Morgan 2. Jimmy Falon 3. Tina Fey 4. Will Ferrel Who are some cast members you would like to see make an appearance?

Most Used (or Abused) TV Catchphrases

The good people from the Freakonomics Blog have researched and shared with us the most quoted TV catchphrases from post 1980. These include: "Yada, yada, yada." ( Seinfeld ) "Well, isn't that special?" ( Saturday Night Live ) "You look mahvelous!" ( Saturday Night Live ) "No soup for you!" ( Seinfeld ) "Bam!" (Emeril Live) "I'm Larry, this is my brother Darryl" (Newhart) "Norm!" (Cheers) "The tribe has spoken." ( Survivor ) "Yeah, that's the ticket." ( Saturday Night Live ) "Homey don't play that!" (In Living Color) "How you doin'?" ( Friends (1994) ) "Here it is, your moment of Zen." ( The Daily Show ) "You eeeediot!" (Ren and Stimpy) "Holy crap!" ( Everybody Loves Raymond ) "Heh heh." (Beavis and Butthead) "Hey now!" (The Larry Sanders Show) What are some more of your favorite TV catchphrases that are missing from this list? Source: freakonomics.blogs.nytimes.com

COMPLETED: Enter SideReel's Semi-Pro DVD Giveaway!

Enter to win a Semi-Pro DVD! Courtesy of Big Honcho Media, SideReel has 5 Semi-Pro DVDs to giveaway. About Semi-Pro: Will Ferrell puts the funk in the dunk as a 1970's one-hit-wonder singing sensation who cherishes his current position as owner, coach and power-forward of the Flint Michigan Tropics in the hilarious comedy Semi-Pro, arriving on DVD on June 3, 2008, from New Line Home Entertainment. To Enter: To enter to win one of these DVDs, comment on this post telling us your favorite Will Ferrell moment from Semi-Pro or any other Ferrell film. The 5 winners will be selected and notified on Friday, June 27th. Sorry, but U.S. entrants only can be selected as the winners. Official Semi-Pro movie site: semipromovie.com Giveaway and photos courtesy of Big Honcho Media