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Mick Jagger To Become 6th Oldest 'Saturday Night Live' Host

May 3rd, 2012 3:03pm EDT
Mick Jagger
There's sure to be some good jokes when Mick Jagger hosts the season finale of Saturday Night Live May 19, but one of the biggest laughs could come from the fact that the cast members sharing the stage with the singer weren't alive when the Rolling Stones were formed.

Jagger, 68, is set to become the 6th oldest host on the show, following Betty White (88 when she hosted), Miskel Spillman (80), Ruth Gordon (80), Milton Berle (70), and Charlton Heston (70). Amusingly, Spillman was the winner of the first and only "Anyone Can Host" contest in 1977 - he was paid $3,000 for his hosting duties.
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The Most Underrated & Overrated Influential TV Shows

August 22nd, 2008 9:28am EDT
Miami Vice
Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, and on television it often appears to be the only form of creativity. Yes, ever since Milton Berle first stole a joke for "Texaco Star Theatre", TV has been a wild west of borrowing material and copying good ideas until they've become completely stale. Many of these ideas were so good, in fact, that their resonance is still felt today, and that's when a show crosses over from being copied to being influential.

Over the years, many shows have been considered influential. From "The Dick Van Dyke Show" first showing both the home and office l...
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Tiger Woods, Elizabeth Taylor & More To Be Inducted Into California Hall Of Fame

August 21st, 2007 10:03am EDT
Tiger Woods
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and First Lady Maria Shriver announced the inductees for the 2007 California Hall of Fame, a landmark destination of The California Museum for History, Women and the Arts.

Billie Jean King, 2006 California Hall of Fame inductee, revealed the names on The California Museum's web site, CaliforniaMuseum.org, listing extraordinary Californians who embody California's innovative spirit and have made their mark on history.

The California Hall of Fame formal induction ceremony will take place on December 5, 2007, at The California Museum in Sacramento and...
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Celebrity Birthdays, July 12

July 12th, 2007 3:00am EDT
Michelle Rodriguez
Happy Birthday to actor Erik Per Sullivan (1991), British teen singer Gareth Gates (1984), "Lost" actress Michelle Rodriguez (1978), "That 70s Show" actor Topher Grace (1978), WWE wrestler Brock Lesnar (1977), singer Tracie Spencer (1976), British actress Anna Friel (1976), US figure skater Kristi Yamaguchi (1971), actress Lisa Nicole Carson (1969), Dream Theater guitarist John Petrucci (1967), singer Robin Wilson (1965), Soul Asylum guitarist Dan Murphy (1962), singer Sandi Patty (1956), "Charlie's Angels" actress Cheryl Ladd (1951), actor/radio DJ Jay Thomas (1948), fitness guru Richard S...
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'Fritz the Cat' Producer Steve Krantz Dies at 83

January 15th, 2007 3:50pm EST
Fritz the Cat
Steve Krantz, who produced the X-rated animated movie Fritz The Cat and created successful TV mini-series out of wife Judith Krantz's romance novels, has died. He was 83. Krantz died of complications from pneumonia on January 4 in Los Angeles.

During his TV career, he wrote for Milton Berle and Arthur Godfrey and helped create several comedies, including "Dennis The Menace" and Bewitched as head of creative development at Columbia Pictures Television. He was also executive producer for Steve Allen's "The Tonight Show."

Krantz later turned to feature films such as "Fritz the Cat,...
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Celebrity Birthdays, July 12

July 12th, 2006 3:00am EDT
Michelle Rodriguez
Happy Birthday to actor Erik Per Sullivan (1991), British teen singer Gareth Gates (1984), "Lost" actress Michelle Rodriguez (1978), "That 70s Show" actor Topher Grace (1978), WWE wrestler Brock Lesnar (1977), singer Tracie Spencer (1976), British actress Anna Friel (1976), US figure skater Kristi Yamaguchi (1971), actress Lisa Nicole Carson (1969), Dream Theater guitarist John Petrucci (1967), singer Robin Wilson (1965), Soul Asylum guitarist Dan Murphy (1962), singer Sandi Patty (1956), "Charlie's Angels" actress Cheryl Ladd (1951), actor/radio DJ Jay Thomas (1948), fitness guru Richard S...
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