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John Barrowman to host ABC's 'Sing Your Face Off'

John Barrowman to host ABC's 'Sing Your Face Off'

LOS ANGELES, May 21 (UPI) -- John Barrowman is to serve as host and Darrell Hammond and Debbie Gibson as judges on the U.S. competition series "Sing Your Face Off," EW.com said.

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Darrell Hammond says he was abused as child

Darrell Hammond says he was abused as child

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- U.S. actor and comedian Darrell Hammond says he was brutally and systematically abused by his mother as a child.
SNL's Darrell Hammond recounts lost days

SNL's Darrell Hammond recounts lost days

NEW YORK, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Comedian Darrell Hammond confesses in a new book he was heavily into drugs and alcohol during his days in New York with NBC's "Saturday Night Live."

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Report: Obama may skip 'SNL'

Report: Obama may skip 'SNL'

NEW YORK, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- Barack Obama's scheduled appearance on the season premiere of NBC's "Saturday Night Live" might be called on account of bad weather in Texas, Politico said.

Starbucks to sell 'SNL' DVD

SEATTLE, July 16 (UPI) -- Starbucks Entertainment and NBC Universal Television are working together on their first business venture -- the DVD, "Saturday Night Live: The Best of '06/'07.

'SNL' reveals cast cuts

NEW YORK, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- The official cast list for the new season of NBC's "Saturday Night Live" is missing five familiar faces.

Sanz tops likely 'SNL' departures

NEW YORK, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- Chris Parnell, Horatio Sanz and Kenan Thompson are rumored to be the "Saturday Night Live" cast members let go by the New York comedy program, E! Online says.

Muslim comedians bash racism with jokes

CHICAGO, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- Chicago comedian Azhar Usman, an American Muslim, has taken his act on the road in an attempt to bash stereotypes while making audiences laugh.

Stars line up for Twain Prize gala

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Chevy Chase, Steve Martin and Paul Simon are to appear at the Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize ceremony for Lorne Michaels, organizers said Thursday.

Stars line up for DGA Honors

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Oprah Winfrey, Martin Scorcese and Mike Nichols head the list of presenters for the upcoming Directors Guild of America Honors, the DGA has announced.

Analysis: 'Raymond,' 'Wing' take top Emmys

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Voters showed a distinct preference for the warm and fuzzy -- not to mention the tried and true -- as "Everybody Loves Raymond," "The West Wing" and "Door to Do
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Comedians to host Primetime Emmys

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- Some of the nation's top comedians will take part in the 44th annual Primetime Emmy Awards, airing Sunday, Sept. 21.

Al Gore becomesTrent Lott for laughs

WASHINGTON, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Adding NBC's "Saturday Night Live" to his media blitz, former Vice President Al Gore donned a wig and gave a Democratic rendition of Republican Senate Majority

NBC, HBO are off and running at Emmys

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Olympic pageantry, a family's routine encounters with mortality, and a saga of bravery in World War II staked NBC and HBO to commanding leads over the competiti
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

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