Martin Short

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  • Birth Place: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 03/26/1950, Aries
  • Profession: Comedian; actor; writer; producer
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VIDEO: Nov 14, 2014

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Aired: 11/14/2014

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Is Fox's Mulaney Fall TV's Biggest Disappointment?

The pilot for Fox's Mulaney features one of the show's two stand-up comedian characters struggling to write a joke that sets up what the comic has already decided will be his catchphrase punchline.

In the same way, the series — created by and starring John Mulaney, a former Saturday Night Live writer and one of the sharpest, funniest stand-up comedians working today — has all the ingredients needed to create laughs, but it just can't seem to find a consistent way to deliver them.

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Not surprisingly, the best parts of the early episodes feature Mulaney doing his stand-up routine for the live audience in front of his darkened apartment set. (Yes, it's a weird setting, but go with it.) But when the action shifts...read more

Which SNL Alums Returned for the Season Finale with Andy Samberg?

Saturday marked the Season 39 finale of Saturday Night Live, but you would have never known it from the episode itself, which boasted best sketches that relied mostly on guest stars who were fixtures on previous seasons.

With Andy Samberg hosting, the blasts from the past continued with appearances by Bill Hader, Seth Meyers, Maya Rudolph, Martin Short, Kristen Wiig and Fred Armisen. We were shocked not to see a duet from Tina Fey and Amy Poehler.

Highlights included a hilarious cold open lampooning the Solange-Jay Z-Beyonce Elevator Incident, the return of the Kissing Family, and not one, but two digital shorts. Check out the night's best sketches below:

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Credits

Year Title Description
2014 Kennedy Center Honors TV Show Series, Appearing
2014 Mulaney TV Show Series, Actor - Lou Cannon
2013 AFI Life Achievement Award TV Show Series, Performer
2013 Carol Burnett TV Show Series, Appearing
2013 Canadian Screen Awards TV Show Series, Host

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VIDEO: Your First Look at Fox's Gotham, Empire, Gracepoint and More

Fox has released trailers for its new series, including Batman prequel Gotham, Terrence Howard's Empire and Broadchurch adaptation Gracepoint. Check them out below. read more

Penny Marshall and Lorraine Bracco to Play Lesbian Couple on Fox's Mulaney

Penny Marshall and Lorraine Bracco have signed on for Fox's Mulaney, TVGuide.com has confirmed.

Based on the life of John Mulaney, who will also write and star in the comedy, Mulaney follows... read more

SNL's Nasim Pedrad, Elliott Gould and More Join Fox's Mulaney

Nasim Pedrad, Elliot Gould, Seaton Smith and Zack Pearlman have joined the cast of Fox's multi-camera comedy Mulaney, TVGuide.com has learned.

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Steve Martin, Angela Lansbury, Angelina Jolie Receive Honorary Oscars

Steve MartinAngelina Jolie and Angela Lansbury were awarded honorary Oscars at the Governors Awards Saturday night.

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Carol Burnett Receives Mark Twain Prize

Carol Burnett was awarded the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, the country's top humor honor, over the weekend.

"This is very encouraging," Burnett said in her acceptance speech, The Associated Press reports. "It was a long time in coming, but I understand because there are so many people funnier than I am, especially here in Washington. With any luck, they'll soon get voted out, and I'll still have the Mark Twain prize."

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