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Judd Apatow: His Career And Latest 'Funny People'

July 30th, 2009 10:38am EDT
Judd Apatow
This Friday marks the theatrical release of "Funny People," the Judd Apatow dramedy starring Adam Sandler as a terminally ill stand-up comedian. As the buzz around this film has grown, fans and critics alike have wondered if Apatow, who never met a penis joke he didn't like, was making a huge mistake by veering into "serious" territory. Pretty odd, considering that one of Apatow's most loved and respected works was the TV series, "Freaks and Geeks," a show that beautifully walked the line between hilarity and heartbreaking realism.

Although it may seem like he came from out of nowhere to...
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Who Will Rule Late Night?

April 29th, 2009 10:24am EDT
The Colbert Report
Late night will soon be up for grabs. With Jay Leno leaving the Tonight Show and moving into primetime, late night talk show hosts are going to be battling it out to have the number one show in late night. From Jimmy Kimmel to Jimmy Fallon, there will be competition amongst late night talk show hosts to attain viewers, create stronger monologues, and land A-list celebrities. But out of all of these talk show hosts, who will rule late night?

Conan O'Brien

If you didn't know already, beginning in June Conan O'Brien will be the new Tonight Show host following in the footsteps of J...
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TV's Longest Running Shows Continue To Thrive

January 24th, 2008 10:16am EST
The Simpsons
With the writers' strike still in effect, TV viewers are in limbo. No one knows for sure which "bubble" shows will make it through another season. The fate of series such as "Moonlight," "Medium" and "Supernatural" is unknown. The pilot season, which usually gears up in January, is not gearing up.

While viewers wait to see when and if their favorite TV shows will return, we take a look at some of the small screen programs that have not only survived but thrived over the years. The writers' strike is just a blip on the radar for these heavy hitters.

This is a list based on fact...
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Celebrity Birthdays, December 26

December 26th, 2007 3:00am EST
Jared Leto
Happy Birthday to Metallica Drummer Lars Ulrich (1963), 30 Seconds to Mars singer Jared Leto (1978), St. Louis Cardinals shortstop Ozzie Smith (1954), Chicago White Sox catcher Carlton Fisk (1947), "America's Most Wanted" host John Walsh (1945), comedian Alan King (1927; d. 2004), and actor/comedian Steve Allen (1921; d. 2000).
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Celebrity Birthdays, December 26

December 26th, 2006 3:00am EST
Jared Leto
Happy Birthday to Metallica Drummer Lars Ulrich (1963), 30 Seconds to Mars singer Jared Leto (1978), St. Louis Cardinals shortstop Ozzie Smith (1954), Chicago White Sox catcher Carlton Fisk (1947), "America's Most Wanted" host John Walsh (1945), comedian Alan King (1927; d. 2004), and actor/comedian Steve Allen (1921; d. 2000).
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New Holiday Releases From Chris Botti, Bette Midler, James Taylor and Mary Mary In Stores Now

November 5th, 2006 8:00pm EST
Chris Botti
-Special 2006 Edition of Classic Holiday Collection Premieres Four Newly-Recorded Never-Heard-Before Chris Botti Yuletide Tracks

Columbia Records released a new edition -- featuring four newly-recorded tracks and two brand-new songs -- of Chris Botti's best-selling seasonal album, December, on Tuesday, October 10.

Produced by Bobby Colomby, the yuletide 2006 edition of December premieres two new songs: a breathtaking interpretation of Franz Schubert's "Ave Maria," featuring the Choir of St. John's, Smith's Square, and "I Don't Really Want Much For Christmas" (featuring Eric Benét)...
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Celebrity Birthdays, December 26

December 26th, 2005 3:00am EST
Lars Ulrich
Happy Birthday to Metallica Drummer Lars Ulrich (1963), "Lord of War" actor Jared Leto (1978), St. Louis Cardinals shortstop Ozzie Smith (1954), Chicago White Sox catcher Carlton Fisk (1947), "America's Most Wanted" host John Walsh (1945), comedian Alan King (1927; d. 2004), and actor/comedian Steve Allen (1921; d. 2000).
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