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Beyonce and Pharrell among Webby Awards nominees

April 8th, 2014 9:30pm EDT
Beyonce and Pharrell Williams' contributions to the Internet have landed them nominations for the 2014 Webby Awards.

The Drunk in Love hitmaker is up for Best Celebrity Site, while Williams' 24 Hours of Happy music video will go up against Bob Dylan's innovative Like a Rolling Stone site in the Best Use of Interactive Video category.

Comedy duo Ylvis are up for two awards, including Best Viral Video and Best Comedy: Individual or Short Form for their hit The Fox (What Does the Fox Say).

In the Best Comedy: Individual or Long Form category, Jerry Seinfeld's second season of web series Com...

'Seinfeld' Cast Reunites For Fake 'Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee'

February 3rd, 2014 11:03am EST
Jerry Seinfeld told a little white lie when he said earlier this week when he said the upcoming Seinfeld reunion wouldn’t have anything to do with his web series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.

Before the Super Bowl halftime show, FOX teased an episode of the show featuring Jerry and George Costanza (Jason Alexander) heading to the famous Tom’s Restaurant in a 1970s AMC Pacer to grab a cup of coffee during the break in the big game.

During the spot, the two guys argue over why they weren’t invited to the best Super Bowl party. Jerry blames George for his “over-cheering” at the last Su...

Jerry Seinfeld Teases 'Seinfeld' Reunion That's 'Not A Commercial'

January 30th, 2014 4:03pm EST
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Jerry Seinfeld has teased a mini Seinfeld reunion - but don't expect it to be in the form of a Super Bowl commercial.

Jerry, Larry David, and Jason Alexander were spotted walking into the famous Tom's Restaurant featured in their show Seinfeld earlier this month. It was believed the three would film a spot for the big game, but Jerry has now said that's not the case.

He told Boomer & Carlton on WFAN Thursday morning that the secret project was long than a commercial but it wasn't an episode of his web series "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee." He did say, however, that Jason was playing h...

Jerry Seinfeld & Jason Alexander Spotted At Tom's Restaurant, Spark Reunion Rumors

January 14th, 2014 8:40am EST
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On Monday, a "Seinfeld" fan spotted Jerry Seinfeld and Jason Alexander walking into the infamous Tom's Restaurant in New York City. Is the old crew getting back together?

The 90s comedy "about nothing" centered on stand-up comedian Jerry Seinfeld, his ex-girlfriend Elaine, his best friend George, and his next-door neighbor Kramer.

The fan who spotted Seinfeld and Alexander, Ali Philippides, posted an image on twitter with the caption: "just saw Jerry and George walking in to Tom's Restaurant."

Sitcom creator Larry David and a film crew were also present at the Broadway diner. The restaur...

Jerry Seinfeld And Larry David Teaming Up Again For 'Huge' New TV Project

January 7th, 2014 4:58pm EST
Jerry Seinfeld and Larry David have teamed up again for a new TV collaboration.

The comedian shared the news with fans during a Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) session, revealing that he and the "Seinfeld" co-creator have a new project in the works that he's calling "huge."

When asked what the most "mundane" project he and David "obsessed over" was, Jerry responded, "We never obsess over anything that isn't mundane. Most recent was intentional mumbling. We wrote this script for this thing that you will eventually see but I can't reveal what it is at this time.

"All I can do is tell you is t...

Jerry Seinfeld hints at new Larry David collaboration

January 7th, 2014 3:10am EST
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Comedian Jerry Seinfeld has given fans new hope for a collaboration with his pal Larry David, hinting that they have teamed up for a "huge" project.

The acclaimed funnymen created the beloved sitcom Seinfeld together, and fans of the programme have been clamoring for a reunion of the two masterminds since the show ended in 1998 after nine seasons.

In a chat with fans on on Monday (06Jan14), Seinfeld let it slip that they are writing together once again.

When asked, "What is the most mundane thing you and Larry have obsessed over?", Seinfeld responded, "We never obsess over any...

Jerry Seinfeld: 'I almost hosted the Oscars'

August 25th, 2013 8:41pm EDT
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Comedian Jerry Seinfeld has revealed he turned down the chance to host the Oscars because he wouldn't want to be part of the "most controlled possible environment".

The Seinfeld star admits he has come close to accepting the call to front Hollywood's biggest night in the past, but is now adamant the gig is not for him.

He tells The Hollywood Reporter, "I was at a point where I was saying, 'This is the year I'm either going to host the Oscars or I'm going to try and make a show on the Internet.' I can't give you the beats on what happened there, but something happened, politically, and I s...

Celebrities With Insane Car Collections

March 29th, 2013 3:00pm EDT
Celebrities With Insane Car Collections
Celebrities have a lot of money, and many of them have more than just a few cars. Some celebs have become known for their out-of-this-world car collections, while others fly under the radar and feed their obsessions out of the public eye. Here are a few celebrities with the craziest car collections.

Jay Leno Owns More than 200 Cars and Motorcycles: Comedian and TV show host Jay Leno is so infatuated with wheels, he has to have his own storage warehouse to keep all of his two and four-wheeled possessions. Overall, he owns more than 200 cars and motorcycles, and it's quite the varied collect...

Jerry Seinfeld Explains Collaboration With Rapper Wale

January 21st, 2013 9:36am EST
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Comedian Jerry Seinfeld's collaboration with rapper Wale came about because his wife loves the hip-hop star's music.

The pair joined forces to work on Wale's fifth record, The Album About Nothing, and Seinfield admits he didn't understand why the rapper wanted to work with him.

In an interview with DJ Omega, the open-minded star reveals that he discussed the project with his wife, Julia, and confesses that she was the driving force behind the musical pairing.

He says, "Wale called me, he came to my show and we hung out a little bit. He wanted me to do something with him. I didn't unde...

Jerry Seinfeld Plans NYC Stand-Up Tour

July 26th, 2012 9:36am EDT
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For the first time in 14 years, Jerry Seinfeld is returning to his stand-up comedy roots in New York City. He last hit the New York stage in 1998.

The comedian has announced he will perform a full routine in each of the city's five boroughs from Oct. 4 until Nov. 8.

He announced, "I was born in Brooklyn, went to school in Queens and started out as a comedian in Manhattan. I feel like New York City taught me how to be funny. I'm so excited to perform a special series of shows for my beloved home town."

Fellow comedian Colin Quinn will join Seinfeld on the mini tour of New York City.


Jerry Seinfeld To Return To Television In New Reality Series

May 9th, 2012 2:30pm EDT
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Funnyman Jerry Seinfeld is returning to TV in a new reality series.

The actor and star of long-running sitcom Seinfeld will show off his love for the auto industry in upcoming program Comics and Cars.

The 58 year old will team up with his pals Alec Baldwin, Ricky Gervais, and former writing partner Larry David to test-drive cars from their youth and trade stories and laughs.

According to The Daily, the project has not yet been picked up by a network, but the news should come as no surprise to fans as the stand-up comedian has been dropping hints about the gig over the last several wee...

Jerry Seinfeld And The Soup Nazi Reunite For The Super Bowl

February 2nd, 2012 8:10am EST
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Jerry Seinfeld is enlisting the help of the Soup Nazi to get the first edition of the 2012 Acura NSX. Will it make a difference? See the new Super Bowl commercial and find out.

We would assume that Jerry Seinfeld could afford a more expensive car than the 2012 Acura NSX. Well, he can — but he really, really, really wants to be the first to buy the new car.

Too bad he's second in line — and the first guy isn't giving up his spot.

That's the storyline behind Seinfeld's new Acura commercial, set to air during Sunday's Super Bowl game. The actor and stand-up comedian uses every tool at his d...

Mel Gibson, Jami Gertz & George Lucas Give The Most To Charities

January 13th, 2012 1:00pm EST
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Mel Gibson, Meryl Streep and George Lucas have all been named among the most generous celebrities in a new poll of famous charity supporters.

Bosses at non-profit organization The Giving Back Fund have compiled their fifth annual Giving Back 30 list, which honors the stars who have handed out the largest donations to charity.

At the top of the poll is actress Jami Gertz, who has helped donate a huge $10 million through her husband Ressler Gertz's foundation.

At number three is troubled star Mel Gibson, with $6 million in charity handouts. Lucas is fourth and Streep is at eight, with $4.2...

Regis Philbin Signs Off Live After 28 Years

November 18th, 2011 11:28am EST
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In the end, it wasn't just Regis and Kelly, or Regis and Kathie Lee ... it felt more like Regis and everybody. After some 16,000 hours in front of a television camera, Regis Philbin signed off Live! with Regis and Kelly Friday morning.

Ending a 28-year run, the "Farewell Special" began oddly ...

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Jerry Seinfeld Supports Daughter At Horse Riding Competition

September 5th, 2011 9:35am EDT
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Comedian Jerry Seinfeld beamed with pride on Thursday as he cheered on his daughter at a horse riding competition in New York.

The funnyman and his youngest son, six-year-old Shepherd, were in the audience at the Hampton Classic 2011 Horse Show in Bridgehampton, Long Island to support 10-year-old Sascha, who entered two competitions with her pony.

But Sascha just missed out on a ribbon for the top three places - she finished in fourth in one heat, while she came in seventh in another.

Larry David Aggravated By 'Ridiculous' Money Gossip

August 22nd, 2011 11:23am EDT
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Funnyman Larry David has played down his reputation as a multi-millionaire, insisting it's "ridiculous" his fans are "obsessed" with his personal wealth.

The Curb Your Enthusiasm star is rumored to have made a fortune from the rights to the hit show, which has been syndicated around the world.

Media commentators often compare him to his famously wealthy Seinfeld co-star Jerry Seinfeld, but David is frustrated with the ongoing gossip about his wealth because "half" of his earnings were handed to his ex-wife Laurie Lennard following their divorce in 2007.

He tells Britain's Observer mag...

'Marriage Ref' Contestant Blames Jerry Seinfeld For His Divorce

June 27th, 2011 8:48am EDT
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A former contestant on Jerry Seinfeld's hit reality TV show The Marriage Ref has blamed the comedian and his popular series for allegedly wrecking his marriage.

Howie Kohlenberg, 47, from New York, appeared in the show's debut episode last year with his wife, Christine, in an attempt to save their relationship.

However, Kohlenberg is adamant their marriage crumbled following their appearance on the TV program, which saw them discuss their problems with a celebrity panel made up of Seinfeld, Eva Longoria and Tina Fey.

Kohlenberg claims producers fuelled Christine's desire for a new life...

Jerry Seinfeld To Launch Comedy Website

May 5th, 2011 2:28pm EDT
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Jerry Seinfeld is to launch a comedy website, showcasing his material over the last 35 years.

The site,, opens for business on Friday and will serve as the comedian's authorized archive, created to make sure his legacy lives on.

He tells the New York Times, "I really thought, ˜Where's my stuff going to be when I'm dead? Is it just gone for all time? Who could sift through it?'"

However, the website will not include all of Seinfeld's work just yet - he'll only post three videos a day as part of his portion-controlled plan to ensure the web isn't inundated with his work...

Robert De Niro Calls Donald Trump's Presidential Bid 'Crazy'

April 25th, 2011 1:44pm EDT
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Robert De Niro has waded into the debate over Donald Trump's political ambitions, launching a thinly-veiled attack on the businessman's "crazy" aim to run for office.

Trump is seriously contemplating challenging current U.S. leader Barack Obama for the White House next year and his potential presidential run has been a regular topic in the headlines over the last few weeks.

The property mogul has been vocal about his disapproval of the current president and has raised doubts over whether Obama was born in the U.S., and his comments prompted comedian Jerry Seinfeld to pull out of a plann...

Bret Michaels Replaces Jerry Seinfeld In Trump's Golf Tournament

April 22nd, 2011 9:30am EDT
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Rocker Bret Michaels has stepped in to replace comedian Jerry Seinfeld after the comic upset Donald Trump by pulling out of his son's charity golf tournament.

Trump blasted Seinfeld after the funnyman dropped out of the upcoming benefit The Eric Trump Foundation, over the tycoon's ongoing questions about President Barack Obama's citizenship.

The real estate tycoon, who is considering a possible presidential run, fired off an angry letter to Seinfeld on Wednesday, telling him he ought to be "ashamed" for withdrawing from the gala, benefiting the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.


Donald Trump Slams Jerry Seinfeld For Benefit Cancellation

April 21st, 2011 8:20am EDT
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Donald Trump has sparked a war of words with Jerry Seinfeld after the comedian pulled out of an appearance at an upcoming charity fundraiser.

The funnyman was due to perform at a benefit for The Eric Trump Foundation, run by the mogul's son, in September, but cancelled after Donald began publicly questioning President Barack Obama's citizenship. The real estate tycoon, who is considering a possible presidential run, has been vocal about his disapproval of the country's leader and has raised doubts over whether Obama was born in the U.S.

A furious Trump fired off an angry letter to Seinf...

Jerry Seinfeld Ridicules Royal Wedding: 'It's A Circus Act'

April 17th, 2011 2:00pm EDT
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Comedian Jerry Seinfeld has ridiculed the royal family and its traditions on British television, insisting Prince William and Kate Middleton "aren't special people."

During an appearance on breakfast TV show Daybreak on Thursday, the actor poked fun at the unnecessary media maelstrom surrounding the royal wedding.

Asked for his opinion about the big day at the end of the month, he said, "It's a circus act, it's an absurd act... It's dress-up. It's a classic English thing of let's play dress-up. Let's pretend that these are special people.

"That's what theater is. That's why the British h...

Louis C.K. In 'Talking Funny': Other Funny Kids

April 14th, 2011 8:55pm EDT
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Louis C.K., Ricky Gervais, Jerry Seinfield and Chris Rock talk about the first time they met another kid that was funny. 'Talking Funny' premieres on Friday, April 22 at 9pm, only on HBO.

Colin Quinn's Hit Broadway Show Coming To HBO

April 8th, 2011 6:35pm EDT
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Taped before a live audience at the Helen Hayes Theater in New York City in February, COLIN QUINN LONG STORY SHORT showcases the comedianʼs keen observations in an uproarious history of the world, juxtaposing modern-day human behavior with the rise and fall of empires. From his personification of Caesar as the original Italian mobster to his complaints about ancient Greece and Antigone giving way to Costco and Snooki, Quinn is at his satirical best, taking on the attitudes, appetites and bad habits that have toppled the worldʼs most powerful nations. The special will debut on Saturday, Apr...

Official Poster for HBO's 'Talking Funny' Released

April 7th, 2011 7:23pm EDT
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The official poster for HBO's comedy special Talking Funny was released today. The intimate group conversation between Ricky Gervais, Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock and Louis C.K. will debut on Friday, April 22 at 9pm, only on HBO.

Seinfeld, Gervais, Rock & Louis CK Team Up For 'Talking Funny' (Video)

March 31st, 2011 6:00pm EDT
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What does it mean to be a successful comedian? How far can the boundaries of taste be pushed to get a laugh? Four top comics – Ricky Gervais, Louis C.K., Jerry Seinfeld and Chris Rock – discuss and debate their craft on the laugh-filled HBO presentation TALKING FUNNY, debuting FRIDAY, APRIL 22 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT). Ricky Gervais is executive producer of the special.

The quartet reveal the secrets of their success, share hysterical anecdotes and jokes and remind each other of the valuable lessons they’ve learned along the way (including how to shamelessly pilfer each...

Seinfeld's "Uncle Leo" Len Lesser Dies at 88

February 16th, 2011 9:34pm EST
Len Lesser, best known for playing Jerry Seinfeld's beloved Uncle Leo on Seinfeld, has died. He was 88.

The veteran character actor died on Wednesday from pneumonia related to cancer. He was surrounded by friends and family in his Burbank, Calif., home at the time of his passing.

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Comedy And Tragedy: Comedians Who Passed Away While Still In Their Prime

October 18th, 2010 2:07pm EDT
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Last month, the comedy world lost two great stand-up comedians – Robert Schimmel and Greg Giraldo. Schimmel was best known for his appearances on "The Howard Stern Radio Show" and several HBO specials, displaying his off-color humor. Giraldo was known for his appearances as a roaster on Comedy Central's annual roast of celebrities and as a judge on last season's "Last Comic Standing" on NBC. Both comedians died under unusual circumstances – Schimmel died from injuries suffered in a car accident, and Giraldo passed away from an accidental overdose of prescription medication. These two comedi...

James Cameron, Jerry Seinfeld & Jay-Z To Be Billionaires By 2015

September 23rd, 2010 9:15pm EDT
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Filmmaker James Cameron, comedian Jerry Seinfeld, hip-hop mogul Jay-Z and disgraced golfer Tiger Woods have all been tipped to become billionaires by 2015 in a new Forbes magazine survey.

The big businessmen have made the respected publication's list of 15 top entrepreneurs who are expected to up their net worths to break into the Forbes 400 - the countdown of the richest people in America.

TV star Seinfeld is thought to be worth $800 million, while Forbes estimates Cameron is worth $650 million and Woods $500 million.

Jay-Z's portfolio of music, clothing and sports investments places hi...

Michael Richards Sued For Punching Paparazzo

September 12th, 2010 9:10am EDT
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"Seinfeld" star Michael Richards has been targeted in a new lawsuit over allegations he randomly attacked a photographer in a street.

In papers filed on Friday, photographer Brendon O'Neal claims the actor lashed out at him in Los Angeles last month, punching him in the face and knocking him to the ground before he "proceeded to kick (O'Neal) numerous times, directing the blows to (O'Neal's) arms, hands, and camera."

The photographer is seeking unspecified damages for "great mental, physical, and nervous pain and suffering" and medical expenses, according to


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