Day: November 25, 2013

Watch Carol Burnett win the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on PBS

Carol Burnett received the 16th annual Kennedy Center’s Mark Twain Prize for American Humor for 2013. Held in Washington, D.C., at The Kennedy Center in October, and broadcast Sunday night on PBS, the all-star cast who paid tribute to Burnett included Julie Andrews, Lucie Arnaz, Tony Bennett, Tim Conway, Tina Fey (herself a past winner of the Twain Prize), Rashida Jones, Vicki Lawrence, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, Bruce Vilanch and Rosemary Watson. Burnett, 80, burst on the scene in a big way in 1959 with the original Broadway musical production of Once Upon a Mattress, and the cast of TV’s The Garry Moore Show. She was the...

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SNL #39.7 RECAP: Host Josh Hutcherson, musical guest Haim

Hey, what’s the biggest movie in America this weekend? The new Hunger Games? Great. Let’s get the star of that to host Saturday Night Live. What, Jennifer Lawrence isn’t available again? Let’s get the other guy. How about the other other guy. The one who appeals to teen girls. The other one. Alright, perfect. And a band named after the late Corey Haim would be great. Wait. What’s that? The rock trio are sisters who actually are named Haim? Oh, alright. Let’s do this anyhow. The mood is set for this week’s SNL. We opened cold with a fake...

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