<i>Saturday Night Live</i>: The Best of Host Tina Fey… and Co-Host Aaron Paul

You know it's an eventful episode of Saturday Night Live when one of the all-time great alums Tina Fey returns to host… and she's overshadowed. A ton of stuff happened in the Season 39 premiere of SNL, including the introduction of six new cast members (hey, guy from those delightful AT&T commercials!), a truly bizarre, but memorable post-show performance by Arcade Fire and not one, not two, but three cameos by Breaking Bad star Aaron Paul. It's not to say that the always brilliant Tina Fey wasn't good in her own right. After all, she totally killed it as the new Albanian character Blerta in the spot-on and hilarious Girls spoof and her opening number was a delight, but Saturday night…hell, the whole entire weekend belonged to Aaron Paul, didn't it?

Paging Tina Fey: SNL Needs You!

by Angel Cohn September 5, 2008 1:20 pm
Paging Tina Fey: <I>SNL Needs You</I>! Dear Ms. Fey,

I know you are all busy casting guest stars like crazy for 30 Rock (though we sincerely wish you'd quit it for a while) and yeah, it's probably gonna take you hours to get ready to meet Oprah (what will you wear?!), but still, could you spare some time to help out an old friend?

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Everything Old is New Again

by Aly Semigran February 18, 2014 11:32 am
<i>The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon</i>: Everything Old is New Again

I must admit something right off the bat: I've never been the biggest fan of Jimmy Fallon as a late night talk show host. I know, I know, that's like saying puppies are overrated and ice cream is a sub-par dessert. I'm of the minority and I realize that. Let me clarify that I actually thought Fallon's Late Night was a fun, hip (The Roots rule all!!) and modern (the guy knows his viral-friendly audience) show, but Fallon's interviewing style of fawning and giggling over every single guest always hit the wrong nerve with me. Again, I realize that Fallon doesn't have the gravitas as Letterman, nor the politics of Stewart and Colbert, but I like my hosts more edgy and daring than agreeable and starstruck, and the squeaky-clean Fallon most certainly ain't that.

Five Questions for Admission Director Paul Weitz

by Ethan Alter March 18, 2013 6:00 am
Five Questions for <I>Admission</i> Director Paul Weitz

Tina Fey's post-30 Rock career begins in earnest with Admission, a romantic comedy set in the high-stakes world of college admissions. Don't think that qualifies as a "high-stakes" world? Then you clearly haven't had to apply to college recently. Fey plays career-minded Princeton admissions officer Portia Nathan, who enjoys a meet cute with the personable principal of a progressive New England high school (Paul Rudd). Admission's director Paul Weitz, whose previous films include American Pie, About a Boy and last year's Being Flynn, spoke with us about collaborating with Fey and his own experience with higher education.

Today's TWoP News: Monday, December 31, 2012

by Ethan Alter December 31, 2012 1:30 pm
Today's TWoP News: Monday, December 31, 2012

Congrats, you crazy kids! Enjoy your last New Year's Eve without a baby to rush home to.

Today's TWoP News: Wednesday, December 12, 2012

by Ethan Alter December 12, 2012 4:11 pm
Today's TWoP News: Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Great -- another awards show for Modern Family to undeservedly sweep.

Today's TWoP News: Tuesday, October 16, 2012

by Ethan Alter October 16, 2012 4:36 pm
Today's TWoP News: Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Here are two great reasons to watch this year's Golden Globes ceremony.

Today's TWoP News: Wednesday, October 03, 2012

by Samantha Rullo October 3, 2012 4:21 pm
Today's TWoP News: Wednesday, October 03, 2012

Apparently June is too sunny for the Twilight crew.

Today's TWoP News: Tuesday, September 25, 2012

by Ethan Alter September 25, 2012 4:41 pm
Today's TWoP News: Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Even the stars of Revolution don't understand why so many people are watching their show.

Today's TWoP News: Thursday, July 5, 2012

by Samantha Rullo July 5, 2012 4:08 pm
Today's TWoP News: Thursday, July 5, 2012

There may be something more embarrassing about The Apprentice than Donald Trump's hair.



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