Will Ferrell wasn’t the first guy to show up on talk shows in character, doing conceptual comedy bits; Chris Elliott has been doing it for 30 years.
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You knew it was inevitable, but the news is still interesting: According to E! Online, “Glee” is currently shooting a Whitney Houston tribute episode, conceived after the diva’s death last… More
You knew that as soon as “The Daily Show” hit the air this week that they were going to address Rush Limbaugh calling Sandra Fluke a “slut.” And they did with full guns blazing; Jon Stewart even expressed that “he’s a terrible person” at some point during the show-opening bit about the incident.
Madonna has slammed British rapper M.I.A.’s offensive finger gesture during her Super Bowl show as juvenile, negative and out of place.
Madonna’s Super Bowl halftime extravaganza saw an outpouring of praise from fans and critics alike. But Her Madgesty had at least one detractor in Piers Morgan.
On last night’s big post-Super Bowl season premiere of “The Voice”, Tony Lucca was the last to take the stage, and he sung a fantastically soulful rendition of “Trouble” by Ray LaMontagne. He told Carson Daly that he wasn’t sure that judge Christina Aguilera was going to recognize him from their days when they were on “The Mickey Mouse Club” together.
“The NFL hired the talent and produced the halftime show,” NBC spokesman Christopher McCloskey said. “Our system was late to obscure the inappropriate gesture and we apologize to our viewers.”
Madonna positioned herself as the queen of a new generation of pop stars at the Super Bowl halftime show – complete with throne – but didn’t have complete control of her show.
Howard Stern’s raucous appearance on “Late Show with David Letterman” this past Wednesday leads our Top Five this week.
Fulll performances from the “30 Rock” webisode, where Jack Donaghy brings in Ryan Adams, Michael McDonald and Childish Gambino to sing NBC theme songs at the Super Bowl.