When Saturday Night Live returns this fall, it will be without a very familiar face.
No, we're not talking about the recently departed Brooks Wheelan, Noël Wells or John Milhiser — it's OK, no one really remembers what they did on the sketch show, either — but Nasim Pedrad, who is leaving after five years to star on...
July marks the 25th anniversary of one of television's most iconic series: Seinfeld. And for one cast member, her career is anything but cursed.
After the Emmy-winning comedy signed off in 1998, Julia Louis-Dreyfus added a second Emmy to her collection for The New Adventures of Old Christine in 2006. Now, the 53-year-old is aiming for an Emmy three-peat next month for her hilarious turn on the HBO comedy Veep.
Learn more about Louis-Dreyfus' legendary career, starting with her days on Saturday Night Live and The Simpsons. Plus: See what she says her secret to success is:
Seinfeld references may soon be coming to a text message near you.
Designer Kevin McCauley has created a series of Seinfeld emojis, featuring most of the recurring cast as well as references to jokes from the show, for a new iPhone app. Among the objects depicted are Junior Mints, a puffy shirt and a loaf of marble rye.
Jerry Seinfeld and Jason Alexander
Twenty-five years ago, two dozen NBC executives gathered in a screening room in Burbank to watch a new sitcom pilot starring Jerry Seinfeld. Then called The Seinfeld Chronicles, it was a 23-minute mix of the comic's stand-up routines and idiosyncratic, conversational scenes dealing with such mundane topics as doing laundry, securing the top button of one's shirt, and deciphering the intent of a woman who was spending the night in Jerry's apartment....
July 5 marks 25 years since Seinfeld premiered on NBC. The sitcom about nothing became something special, airing 180 episodes over nine seasons and picking up scores of Emmy Awards, including the 1993 trophy for outstanding comedy series. To celebrate this milestone, TV Guide Magazine has produced a 25th anniversary special edition, available on newsstands now. The issue includes rare behind-the-scenes photos, a breakdown of the best episodes and interviews with some of the show's most memorable stars. Among those are John O'Hurley, the man who brought J. Peterman to life. Here in this bonus Q&A, he shares a lost monologue from the show
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Julia Louis-Dreyfus bares all for the new issue of Rolling Stone, posing coyly on the magazine's cover wearing nothing but a large back tattoo of the preamble to the United States Constitution.
Comedian John Pinette, who hosted All You Can Eat and had a memorable guest-starring role as the victim of a carjacking on Seinfeld, died Saturday at a hotel in Pittsburgh, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. He was 50.
James Rebhorn, the prolific character actor who most recently had recurring roles on Homeland and White Collar, died Friday at his home in New Jersey, according to The Hollywood Reporter. He was 65.
TMZ reports that Rebhorn died of skin cancer.
Jason Alexander, Wayne Knight, Jerry Seinfeld
Seinfeld's Jerry and George reunited for one of the Super Bowl's best commercials — and there's more where that came from.
In the 90-second spot, Jerry (Jerry Seinfeld) meets up with George (Jason Alexander) for coffee at their favorite haunt, Tom's Restaurant. The two waste no time before they start bickering about nothing, and even Newman (Wayne Knight) stops by. The scene, however, is just a segment from Seinfeld's Crackle web series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.
In a statement to The New York Times, Seinfeld explained how the reunion happened.
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"Fox approached Larry [David] and me about doing some kind ofSeinfeld reunion for the halftime broadcast because of the New York connection," Seinfeld said. "So we thought throwing Jerry, George and Newman into a Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee was a fun way to do it. Larry and I wrote the script in one sitting, just like old times, and working with him, Jason and Wayne was a total blast, as it always was."