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NBC Bumps 'Crossing Jordan' for New Game Show

9/28/2006 10:31am EDT
Crossing Jordan
One contestant will battle "the mob" of 100 others in an attempt to win $1 million in NBC's newest international game show import 1 vs 100, premiering its five-week run on Friday, October 13 (9 p.m. ET). Following the series premiere, "1 vs 100" will air in its regular time slot on Fridays at 8 p.m. beginning October 20, leading into the return of Las Vegas (9 p.m. ET). As a result, Crossing Jordan will rejoin the NBC schedule at a date to be announced later.

Hosted by Bob Saget, the essence of "1 vs 100" requires that one player must outlast "the mob" of 100 people in a tense battle ...

Bob Saget To Host New NBC Game Show

8/9/2006 10:57am EDT
Bob Saget
Bob Saget revisits his hosting skills as host for NBC's latest primetime offering, "1 vs 100," the newest international game show import from the producers of "Deal or No Deal" premiering later this season.

In the hotly anticipated new game show, "1 vs 100," one player must outlast a mob of 100 people in a tense battle of brains and greed for a chance to win a huge cash prize. To stay in the game, the player must answer trivia questions and get every one right -- wrong answers from the mob eliminates them from the game, driving up the cash prize for the player. If the player can elimi...

Comedy Central Honors Rodney Dangerfield

7/13/2006 2:00pm EDT
Rodney Dangerfield
The king of the one liners gets all the respect he deserves when Comedy Central honors the life of a genuine pioneer of comedy himself, Rodney Dangerfield. "Legends: Rodney Dangerfield" premieres Sunday, September 10, at 9:00 p.m.

Dangerfield is a true comedy star and "Legends" is Comedy Central's way of celebrating his life. Best known for his trademark "I don't get no respect," Dangerfield continues to this day to receive nothing but that from his numerous fans and the many comedians he inspired along the way.

His "Legends" special will feature clips from previous concerts, app...

Christina Applegate Joins 'Farce of the Penguins'

7/12/2006 12:32pm EDT
Christina Applegate
Farce Of The Penguins, Bob Saget's irreverent spoof of wildlife adventures, has found its female lead with Christina Applegate joining Saget as the voice of "Melissa," his romantic foil. Lewis Black, Mo'Nique and Tracy Morgan have the other leading roles, with Samuel L. Jackson serving as his film's narrator.

Saget says, "Having such a talented comedic actress as Christina Applegate play the part of 'Melissa' is another gift for this crazy film. My character, 'Carl,' has been dreaming his entire life to meet a penguin as grounded and sexually compatible as 'Melissa'/Christina. She and ...

"Jamie Kennedy Blowin' Up" in stores July 11

6/20/2006 11:00pm EDT
Jamie Kennedy
More details are leaking out about Jamie Kennedy's much talked about hip hop debut "Blowin' Up" which hits stores on July 11 and includes the 18 tracks that are featured on "Jamie Kennedy's Blowin' Up" on MTV Tuesdays at 10:30 PM.

Listen To:

"Circle Circle Dot Dot"

"Rollin W/ Saget"

Jamie Kennedy: "Blowin' Up" Track Listing:

1. Circle Circle Dot Dot

2. A Message From Bob

3. Rollin' W/ Saget

4. 1984

5. Rush The Club feat. Kardinal Offishall

6. Crooked Stick

7. Flirt

8. I Don't Want Beef (skit)

9. Knuckle Up

10. Car Rear

11. Mattress Mack feat. Paul...

Celebrity Birthdays, May 17

5/17/2006 3:00am EDT
Bob Saget
Happy Birthday to Irish singer Andrea Corr (1974), Queens of the Stone Age/Eagles of Death Metal founder Josh Homme (1973), NKOTB singer Jordan Knight (1970), Nine Inch Nails singer Trent Reznor (1965), Irish new-age singer Enya (1961), former Iron Maiden lead singer Paul Di'Anno (1959), actor/comedian Bob Saget (1956), boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard (1956), "Big Love" star Bill Paxton (1955), Yes drummer Bill Bruford (1949), blues singer Taj Mahal (1942), "True Romance" actor Dennis Hopper (1936), "Tarzan" actress Maureen O'Sullivan (1911; d. 1998), and French composer Erik Satie (1866; d...

Celebs Flock to 'March Of The Penguins' Spoof

3/28/2006 2:35pm EST
Samuel L. Jackson
Bob Saget's spoof Farce Of The Penguins has begun to attract major talent in the starring voiceover roles as well as a veritable Who's Who of comedy in its many cameos. Samuel L. Jackson has been signed to narrate the picture. Lewis Black, Mo'Nique, and Tracy Morgan will voice the three lead penguins along with writer/director Saget, who will play the lovelorn main character.

Saget has also gathered a number of his friends and colleagues in cameo roles, including (in alphabetical order): Jason Alexander, James Belushi, Jason Biggs, Dane Cook, Norm Crosby, Dave Coulier, Adam Duritz, H...