No doubt about it, Parks and Recreation star Amy Poehler is one of the funniest peeps on the planet. So who inspired her? As part of our ongoing series of interviews called "Icons & Innovators," we gave the former Saturday Night Live sensation a chance to chat with the comedy star she admires most: the legendary Carol Burnett. The winner of six Emmys — three of them for her beloved 1967-78 laughfest The Carol Burnett Show — Burnett came close to working with Poehler when they both did voice work in the hit animated film Horton Hears a Who! But these two comedy greats have never performed face-to-face. What's Hollywood waiting for?
Cheers to Ernest Borgnine for making Betty White look like a rookie.
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The recipient of the 2011 Life Achievement Award from the Screen Actors Guild is five years older than last year's winner (who somewhat improbably took home a SAG trophy this year for Hot in Cleveland). The guy has done it all, making 164 movies...
Shooting a scene in the autopsy lab on the NCIS set, Bob Newhart looks a bit absentminded, and an interloper might not know whether to chuckle. The TV legend is playing Dr. Walter Magnus, who preceded Ducky (David McCallum) as the unit's medical examiner. Looking over a corpse with Gibbs (Mark Harmon), Ducky suggests their old colleague add his forensic two cents. "Walter, why don't you jump into some scrubs? ...Walter?"
Newhart's hesitancy in responding isn't far off from the trademark stammer he made into a science on two of TV's most beloved sitcoms, The Bob Newhart Show (1972-78) and Newhart (1982-90). Since NCIS is a drama in touch with its lighter side, you might guess the visiting icon was cast in "Recruited" to capitalize on his levity. Not so. The former doc...
How did Joe Jonas react to working with Betty White?
By "totally geeking out [and] taking pictures," he tells TVGuide.com.
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On Wednesday's Hot in Cleveland, which stars Valerie Bertinelli , Jane Leeves and Wendie Malick, the 20-year-old guest-stars as...
1. The Eli Stone finale. Tears, cheers, and Victor Garber sang again. Bring this show back! 2. Cirie orchestrating the ouster of Ozzy on Survivor. Love how holding the immunity idol can come back and bite you if you play it too smugor don't play the idol at the right moment. (Just ask James.) 3. Kristy Lee leaving American Idol, finally. I would have been happy with a Syesha 2-fer. (Whos singing Memory on Andrew Lloyd Webber night next week? The ears bleed in advance.) 4. Tim Conway on 30 Rock, shredding Kenneth the Pages love for TV with his warped nostalgia for things like the Jew room. 5. Jims mock-proposal to Pam (hes holding on to an actual ring!) at the end of an unpleasantly Michael-centric episode of The Office, which thankfully was back in the office this week. (There will probably be a sixth moment after watching tonights Battlestar Galactica.)