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Fox News Confuses Sarah Palin and Tina Fey in Graphic Gaffe (VIDEO)

by Alex Moaba, posted Jun 6th 2011 6:30PM
Tina Fey's impression of Sarah Palin has left such an indelible impression on the American consciousness that even Fox News can't tell the two apart.

On Sunday, while Fox News anchor Shannon Bream was teasing an interview with the former Alaska governor, Fox flashed a graphic of Fey doing her Palin impression on 'Saturday Night Live.'

The visual blunder came on a day when Palin was busy defending her unique historical interpretation of Paul Revere's ride, which may have Fey reprising her famous impression sooner rather than later.

Check out a clip of the snafu and a statement from Fox News after the jump.

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Watch Tina Fey's Unaired Great Women Writers 'Saturday Night Live' Sketch

by Chris Harnick, posted May 10th 2011 3:00PM
Saturday Night Live Unused Sketch'Saturday Night Live' paid tribute to Tina Fey and her new book, 'Bossypants,' with a salute to women writers.

However, the sketch -- or possible alternate monologue -- never made it to air.

Turns out the salute wasn't much of a a tribute, but just a chance to make it look like Tina Fey thinks a lot of history's great female writers were pretty fugly.

Watch the video after the jump, and don't be surprised if you come to the realization that Bill Hader is a great narrator.

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Tina Fey Returns as Sarah Palin, Darrell Hammond is Donald Trump on 'SNL' (VIDEO)

by Jason Hughes, posted May 9th 2011 12:58AM
Tina Fey & Darrell Hammond, 'Saturday Night Live'Tina Fey returned to the stage that made her famous when she hosted 'Saturday Night Live' (Sat., 11:30PM ET on NBC). She hinted about her most famous impression in the opening monologue, and then later she popped on those glasses and Sarah Palin was back!

But Fey didn't return for this 'SNL' take on the recent Republican debate alone. She was joined on stage by impressionist Darrell Hammond doing his classic Donald Trump, as well as the usual cast playing some of the other Republican candidates. But it was Fey and Hammond who stole the show.

"I just hope tonight that the lamestream media won't twist my words by repeating them verbatim," Fey said in character. She took a moment to acknowledge the elimination of one of "the world's great villains," Katie Couric.

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Tina Fey Hosts 'Saturday Night Live' (VIDEO)

by PopEater Staff, posted May 8th 2011 10:40AM
Kicking off what she dubbed 'the Mother's Day episode,' Tina Fey hosted 'Saturday Night Live' this weekend with a dose of her usual self-deprecation.

Making the most of her six-months' pregnant figure, the '30 Rock' star -- and former 'SNL' head writer -- brought out fellow expectant mom Maya Rudolph for a belly-bump greeting, and a song devoted to their soon-to-be-born children.

The soothing lullaby opened with lyrics such as "I cannot wait to know you," then quickly segued into a raunchy ode to procreation: "You are the proof that we've been doin' it....makin' super sexy heat...your mom and daddy been doin' it!" Mid-duet, the two even had a faux sonogram while each fetus -- Keenan Thompson and Kristen Wiig -- sang along in utero.

After the jump, check out a few of our favorite clips from Fey's hosting gig: her maternal, musical monologue, a sketch about a horrifying birthing class, and a parody of this week's Republican debate, which featured her famous Sarah Palin impression.

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The 5 Best TVR Clips of the Week (VIDEO)

by Alex Moaba, posted May 7th 2011 12:00PM

It was a wild week at TV Replay, filled with parodies, bad poetry and multiples varieties of hilarity. Here are five our favorite clips; check them out and let us know which you enjoyed the most by voting in the poll below.

Donald Trump didn't have a very good week. After hounding President Obama for his birth certificate on every TV show that would have him, Obama released the official document, skewered Trump at the White House Press dinner, and then took out Osama bin Laden. Jimmy Fallon's Trump impression put a nice bow-tie on the cosmic absurdity of it all.

Elisabeth Hasselbeck dealt with the news of bin Laden's death in her own special way: by writing a 4-line children's poem to explain the news to her young kids. As Nick Zaino wrote at the time, "Caldecott Medal judges, take note."

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Tina Fey and Amy Poehler Jersey It Up and Stalk Fallon on 'Late Night' (VIDEO)

by Jason Hughes, posted May 6th 2011 3:45AM
Tina Fey & Amy Poehler, 'Late Night with Jimmy Fallon'Jersey invaded 'Late Night' (Weeknights, 12:37AM on NBC), along with several of Jimmy Fallon's former 'Saturday Night Live' castmates. It was a veritable reunion of the power women of five to ten years ago with Tina Fey, Amy Poehler and Rachel Dratch all appearing.

The video short was an obvious spoof of 'Jersey Shore,' featuring Fey and Poehler as two new girls coming into the club with some very different ideas to most of the gorillas in there.

"Let's have a relationship," Poehler told one guy as they were grinding to the beat.

Fey approached Fallon. "I wanna make babies with you," she said, properly freaking him out.

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Tina Fey Jokes She'll 'Never' Learn Gender of New Baby (VIDEO)

by Donald Deane, posted Apr 20th 2011 8:45AM
Tina Fey Jokes She'll 'Never' Learn Gender of New BabyTina Fey of '30 Rock' continued to be cagey about the sex of her second child on 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show' (weekdays, syndicated). Fey recently said she knows the child's gender on 'The Late Show With David Letterman,' but she offered no additional details while speaking with Ellen DeGeneres.

Fey, who's due at the end of summer, joked that she and husband Jeffrey Richmond intend to wait a significant number of years before actually learning the baby's sex.

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Tina Fey Talks Pregnancy and Her 'Renaissance Man' (VIDEO)

by Aimee Deeken, posted Apr 19th 2011 5:25AM
Tina Fey Talks Pregnancy on 'Late Late'When Tina Fey visited 'The Late Late Show' (weeknights, 12:37AM ET on CBS), Craig Ferguson wanted to know a few details about her pregnancy. Due date? "The end of the summer."

"Do you know what it's going to be?" he inquired. "It's going to be a werewolf," she quipped.

Now, about the father, what's he like? "He can cook, he can paint, he's a musician," she said of composer Jeff Richmond.

"This is a man we're talking about?" snarked the host. "Is he Canadian or something?"

Fey said he's "part Welsh, part hillbilly," and Ferguson figured he sounded good enough to marry. She already has -- but good to know that Ferguson approves.

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Tina Fey Remembers Her Humble Beginnings at Second City Comedy (VIDEO)

by Nick Zaino, posted Apr 13th 2011 3:45PM
Tina Fey on 'Today'Chicago's Second City is a revered institution in the comedy community, having produced a long list of talented performers from Alan Arkin and Joan Rivers, to John Belushi and Gilda Radner, to Stephen Colbert and Steve Carell. So it made sense to hear Tina Fey on 'Today' (weekdays, 7AM on NBC) describing how she thought she'd "made it" in the mid-90s because she was working and touring with the troupe.

"It was kind of a cult of improv comedy where people would just, all they cared about was just comedy, doing improv all the time," said Fey. "We used to travel around the country and do shows for the Second City Touring Company where we'd get $75 a show and we were like, 'Yes!'"

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Oprah's 'SNL' All-Stars Show: Tracy Morgan Thanks Jane Curtin and Chevy Chase for Making His Father Laugh After Vietnam (VIDEO)

by Nick Zaino, posted Apr 12th 2011 9:15PM
Tina Fey, Tracy Morgan, Dana Carvey, Jane Curtin, and Chevy Chase on 'The Oprah Winfrey Show'Tracy Morgan is known as a good talk-show guest, mainly for his freewheeling comic style. Today on 'The Oprah Winfrey Show' (weekdays, syndicated), he provided an emotional moment on a 'Saturday Night Live All-Stars' show that also included Tina Fey, Dana Carvey, Jane Curtin and Chevy Chase.

Winfrey prompted Morgan to share the story of his father, a Vietnam veteran and a fan of the original 'SNL.'

Morgan pointed at Curtain and Chase and thanked them. "I remember my father coming from Vietnam," Morgan said. "He had went through that and he wasn't laughing much. And then one night in 1975 he turned on 'Saturday Night Live' and ... I'd never heard my father laugh like that."

Curtin and Chase seemed touched by Morgan's gesture. It looked like something Morgan had perhaps wanted to say for a while.

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Tina Fey at 'Comedy Awards': I Was Crushing Helen Mirren at Acting (VIDEO)

by Jason Hughes, posted Apr 11th 2011 1:56AM
Tina Fey, 'The Comedy Awards'It was a good night for '30 Rock' and Tina Fey at 'The Comedy Awards' (Sun., 9PM ET on Comedy Central). Alec Baldwin won TV Comedy Actor, while Fey picked up a writing award for the show. She took home a second trophy in the Film Comedy Actress category for her work in 'Date Night.'

She inspired a new activity for bored college students across the nation with her acceptance speech for the latter.

"The only thing that I knew for sure while we were making this movie was that I was f****** crushing Helen Mirren at acting," she said. "If you watch 'Date Night' side by side next to 'The Queen,' it's embarrassing for her."

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Preview: 'The Comedy Awards' on Comedy Central

by Joel Keller, posted Apr 10th 2011 10:30AM
Stpehen Colbert and Jon Stewart on 'The Comedy Awards'
People in the entertainment industry love to give each other awards... except for the folks in the world of comedy.

There could be a couple of reasons for it: Most comedians would rather make fun of awards shows than be a part of one. And with comedians being a generally self-deprecating group, self-back-patting has never been in their DNA. It's probably why there hasn't been any major comedy awards show since 2001, when the American Comedy Awards went kaput after 14 years.

But Comedy Central knows comedy should be rewarded, which is why it's giving out the first annual Comedy Awards tonight at 9PM ET (it airs on Comedy Central, Spike TV, CMT, Logo, TV Land, VH1 and Nick at Nite). Because the ceremony was taped on March 26, there are plenty of live blogs out there to tell you what to expect. Some highlights, and preview clips, after the jump.

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Tina Fey to Host 'Saturday Night Live,' Has Bun in the Oven

by Chris Harnick, posted Apr 7th 2011 10:00AM
Tina FeyTina Fey is returning to her old 'Saturday Night Live' stomping grounds, but she won't be alone: The '30 Rock' star is pregnant!

Yep, Fey, who has been on a publicity tour promoting her new book 'Bossypants,' revealed that she is five months pregnant with her second child.

According to People, Fey made the announcement while taping a segment to air on 'The Oprah Winfrey Show.' The segment will air on April 12.

Fey, who has hosted 'SNL' twice since leaving the late night sketch show, will return to Studio 8H on May 7, Splitsider reports.

Earlier this week, Fey's '30 Rock' co-star Alec Baldwin said the show will end in 2012 when his and Fey's contracts expire. However, he recently took to his blog on The Huffington Post to clear the air.

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Will '30 Rock' End Next Season? Alec Baldwin Says It Will

by Jean Bentley, posted Apr 6th 2011 10:10AM
Alec BaldwinAlec Baldwin, while at a fund-raising gala in New York City last night, dropped some truly earth-shattering news to a reporter from Vulture -- as an afterthought, even.


'30 Rock' will end after next season.

"I will tell you one thing," he told the reporter. "And that is our show -- next year is our last year of the show."

Though Baldwin has commented in the past that he didn't intend to stay on the NBC series after his contract expires in 2012 (maybe he'll run for office instead), no one from the show has discussed the fate of the entire series after his departure.

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Tom Hanks to Guest Star on '30 Rock'

by Catherine Lawson, posted Mar 28th 2011 9:00AM
Tom HanksTom Hanks has announced that he'll be taking on his first TV acting gig in years this spring. And that it was Tina Fey who lured him back to the small screen, with a guest spot on '30 Rock'.

The movie star Tweeted the news Friday night: "RadioMan delivers msg from T.Fey. Result? I'm on 30 Rock! Thanks, RMan Hanx."

No details have been released yet about his '30 Rock' role -- could Kip/Buffy from 'Bosom Buddies' be moving into Liz Lemon's apartment building? -- and it's possible that he'll appear as himself.

But, according to TVLine.com, if he does play a character it will be his first TV acting job on a major network since he played alcoholic Uncle Ned in 'Family Ties' over 20 years ago.

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