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Darrell Hammond To Succeed The Late Don Pardo As 'Saturday Night Live' Announcer

September 18th, 2014 6:27pm EDT
Darrell Hammond
Saturday Night Live alum Darrell Hammond has been tapped to step into the role of the show's announcer following the death of Don Pardo last month.

NBC announced on Thursday that the SNL alum, who starred on the series from 1995-2009, will make his return as announcer for the show's 40th season premiere on September 27, when "Guardians of the Galaxy" star Chris Pratt hosts the show and singer Ariana Grande is the musical guest.

The 58-year-old starred on the show longer than any other cast member and he was also the oldest cast member to have starred on the show at the time of his departu...
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Life Lessons From 'Impractical Jokers'

September 18th, 2014 2:02pm EDT
Life Lessons From 'Impractical Jokers'
We're one week away from all-new episodes of Impractical Jokers - and also from the premiere of the Jokers' new spin-off series, Jokers Wild, which showcases the gang's sketch comedy roots. While we're waiting for the new laughs, we thought it'd be a good idea to once again take a look back at everything we've enjoyed so far.

Having already discussed the Things Impractical Jokers Has Ruined For Us, here's our list of what we've taken away from Sal, Joe, Murr and Q - we call it Life Lessons From Impractical Jokers. Add your own to the list in the comments, and then be sure to tune in when J...
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Nick Cannon Wears $2 Million Diamond Shoes To 'America's Got Talent' Finale

September 18th, 2014 12:36pm EDT
Nick Cannon
Nick Cannon wore loafers encrusted with $2 million in diamonds to the finale of "America's Got Talent" on Wednesday night.

Prior to the live event, Women's Wear Daily posted a video on Instagram of Cannon revealing his outfit for the night. "$2 million shoes. A million each foot... Pow!" the tuxedo-clad star explained.

Designer Jason Arashenen created the pricey shoes, which include 14,000 full-cut diamonds set in gold with a weight of 340 carats.

Arashenen commented: "Not very often do I get a request for the most expensive shoes in the world. When Nick approached me last year, he sai...
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'Extant' Season 1 Finale Recap: The Life Savior of Humanity

September 18th, 2014 11:51am EDT
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“Extant’s” final ep of the season ended on bittersweet note; Ethan finally discovered his purpose, which has ramifications for everyone, and Molly unknowingly got the miracle child she always wanted.

Let’s begin the “Ascension” recap in 3, 2, 1…ready for lift off? Well, I’m starting even if you’re not. “Extant’s” 13th and final episode of the season (fingers crossed for another season, no renewal date has been announced) kicks off with a somber Ethan playing with a space shuttle toy in his room, signaling Molly’s return to the Seraphim.

She comes in to apologize about freaking out on him ...
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Magic Rules The Finale Of 'America's Got Talent' As Mat Franco Is Crowned Winner

September 18th, 2014 10:50am EDT
Magic Rules The Finale Of 'America's Got Talent' As Mat Franco I
Last night, for the first time in eight seasons of the hit talent series, "America's Got Talent," a magician won the coveted million dollar prize!

Illusionist Mat Franco nabbed the top spot through his interactive magic presentations, often involving judges Mel B, Heidi Klum, Howard Stern and Howie Mandel. Franco finished just ahead of popular singer Emily West.

Franco is a self-taught magician and toured college campuses to make extra money. On the finale, he performed a card trick involving Stern and guest Rosie O'Donnell, giving both of them 10 cards, which they hid in their clothing. ...
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'7th Heaven' Cast Reunites, Check Out The Heavenly Photo

September 18th, 2014 8:39am EDT
7th Heaven Cast
Gather ‘round “7th Heaven” fans, because here is some glorious news!

The other night, part of the cast reunited and there’s proof in this one amazing photo posted by Beverley Mitchell and Stephen Collins, known for playing Eric and Lucy Camden (father and daughter) on the series that ran for 11 seasons.

Your eyes are not deceiving you, because that is indeed David Gallagher (Simon), Mitchell, Stephen Collins (Eric), Jessica Biel (Mary), Barry Watson (Matt) and Catherine Hicks (Annie) looking as happy as ever around a table of food -- just like the good old days!

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'Big Brother' 2014 Episode 38 Recap: At The End Of The Day Beast Mode Goes Home

September 18th, 2014 8:24am EDT
'Big Brother' 2014 Episode 38 Recap: At The End Of The Day Beast
The final four players on Big Brother 2014 were finally decided on Tuesday's eviction episode. Caleb Reynolds, Derrick Levasseur, Cody Calafiore, and Victoria Rafaeli have all been fighting the entire summer to stay in the house. The men have based their game on honesty and loyalty to their alliance. However, Derrick and Cody's true loyalty has always been to each other. The only player really standing in their way is Caleb. So now is the time to eliminate Beast Mode Cowboy from the Big Brother 16 game.

The Big Brother final four say goodbye to Frankie Grande by looking at the memory wal...
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Bryan Cranston Brings Drama To The Baseball Postseason In Hilarious Short For TBS

September 17th, 2014 9:22pm EDT
Bryan Cranston
Baseball fan Bryan Cranston has done a new commercial for TBS' airing of the Major League Baseball playoffs this fall, in which he does a one-man stage show in order to "dramatize the entire MLB postseason."

Cranston dons the uniforms of several MLB teams, finding his inspiration from a classic Bugs Bunny cartoon in the video, which premiered on website Bleacher Report.com on Tuesday.

"The Bugster. Mister B. Any actor who tells you that he's NOT inspired by Bugs Bunny is a liar, frankly," he says. "Or just a hack."

The "Breaking Bad star then acts out several great moments from classic p...
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Jimmy Fallon And Julianna Margulies Play Hokey Principal & Vice Principal In 'Musical Morning Announcements'

September 17th, 2014 4:36pm EDT
Jimmy Fallon and Julianna Margulies
Jimmy Fallon whipped up a hokey school announcement skit with guest Julianna Margulies on Tuesday night's episode of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.

The two stars played the principal and vice principal of fictitious Saugerties High School (not to be confused with the real Saugerties, NY, High School), singing their way through the school's morning announcements to the tunes of Beyonce, Iggy Azalea, Lil Wayne and Taylor Swift.

"Please call me 'the artist formerly known as prince... ipal,'" Fallon jokes at one point, which gives you an idea of how awkwardly goofy the skit is, espec...
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Stars Of 'The Wonder Years' Reveal: 'Our Characters Are Part Our DNA'

September 17th, 2014 11:40am EDT
Stars Of 'The Wonder Years' Reveal: 'Our Characters Are Part Our
In an interview with Starpulse, "The Wonder Years" stars Danica McKellar, Olivia d'Abo and Alley Mills reveal they don't mind when fans confuse them with their iconic television characters. The trio have lived vicariously through their alter-egos for so long they laugh, "They're part of our DNA!"

Said d'Abo, "We visit with these characters every day." Concurred McKellar, "Everyday, somebody recognizes one of us on the street from the show. We get to be that character in some form. We get to see people with happy looks on their faces and they say, 'Oh my gosh, I miss that show so much! My f...
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