Day: January 21, 2014

Full House reunion for Super Bowl commercial; Oikos yogurt lures Bob Saget, Dave Coulier to join John Stamos

Which popular sitcom cast from the late 1980s and early 1990s isn’t reuniting for a Super Bowl commercial on this Groundhog Day?! That’s a fairer question, now that we know that the three father figures of ABC’s Full House — Bob Saget, John Stamos and Dave Coulier — have reunited to sell us on Oikos yogurt in a Super Bowl spot to debut Feb. 2, 2014. ¬†We also know that Jerry Seinfeld and Jason Alexander are going to surprise us with a mini-Seinfeld reunion. Well, we can see that it happened, and we have an alternate magical jingle to...

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SNL stands for Saturday Night Line in new Above Average webseries focused on SNL’s stand-by line

From the official NBC policy, regarding stand-by tickets for fans who want to attend the very live broadcast of Saturday Night Live: Stand-by tickets are distributed at 7am on the 49th st. side of 30 Rockefeller Plaza on the mornings of the show. You may choose a stand-by ticket for either the 8pm dress rehearsal or the 11:30pm live broadcast. Aside from minimal, necessary breaks, all stand-by line members must remain in line at all times. Stand-by tickets are limited to one per person and are issued on a first-come, first-served basis. Every member of the line is required to...

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The Daily Show with Jon Stewart carved out a Moment of Zen just for Tim Carvell

Tim Carvell, the head writer of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, celebrated his last day on Thursday. Carvell left to join John Oliver as executive producer of Oliver’s new weekly talk show that’ll debut on HBO later this year. Despite writing for Stewart for 10 years, Carvell never managed to carve out any time onscreen for himself in an episode. Until a few weeks ago. Knowing that Carvell was leaving, Stewart and company found a way to put him in front of the camera — in a bit involving Christmas present deliveries — just so they...

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