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VIDEO: Jay Leno Uses Terrorism to Insult Conan O’Brien

Posted by K.C. Morgan Categories: Comedy, Late Night, Talk Shows, NBC, Video,

Pay careful attention to the last ten seconds of this video. If you look at the dimmed, lower portion of the image, you’ll notice a small, silent joke bomb placed by Team to insult Conan O’Brien. The subject matter? Terrorism. The vehicle? Facebook. The result? That remains to be seen.

While doing a bit about would-be Times Square bomber Faisal Shahzad, the Tonight Show host presented a Facebook page purportedly owned by Shahzad. On it, you can see that Faisal belongs to a few groups: Al Qaeda, the Pakistan Frequent Flyers Club and Team Coco, the moniker used by supporters.

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VIDEO: Betty White’s SNL Commercial

In her brand-new promo video, Betty White pokes fun at the Internet and thwarts rumors that she’s a “cougar” - in a completely hilarious way, of course.

White got the gig to host the live comedy show after a encouraged producers to make the booking. Her episode debuts May 8.

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American Idol’s on Facebook

American Idol logoIdol Fanatic is making it possible for you to vote for your favorite contestant via Facebook. Each week, followers will have the opportunity to use five votes, though more can be earned if you invite friends to join the group.

The is more or less a work in progress. Reports say that it works, but whether or not FOX will allow it to go live is a big question mark. In the past, producers have carefully controlled voting methods on the series.

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VIDEO: Betty White Talks SNL Gig, Super Bowl Commercial

Betty White may be “scared to death” about her upcoming Saturday Night Live gig, but she didn’t appear that way during yesterday’s Ellen show.

During Monday’s broadcast, White admitted that she had been asked to host SNL three other times before, but she had always turned the producers down because the program is “so New York” and she’s not. So when this whole “silly Facebook thing started” and she was asked again, she was pleasantly surprised.

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Betty White Confirms Appearance on Saturday Night Live

Betty White

UPDATE: White will be appearing on May 8 with Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Molly Shannon, Maya Rudolph, Ana Gasteyer and Rachel Dratch.

It looks like NBC has struck (comedic) gold.

Over the weekend, actress Betty White confirmed to People magazine that she will indeed be appearing on Saturday Night Live. Her booking comes just over two months after a Facebook campaign was launched on her behalf.

“I don’t know why or how,” White said about the fan support, “but it’s been wonderful.”

Although Entertainment Weekly previously reported that she would be involved in a “Women of Comedy”-themed broadcast, the 88-year-old did not elaborate on her upcoming stint.

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Betty White Nearing Deal with Saturday Night Live

Betty WhiteNBC may have chosen Jay Leno over Conan O’Brien, but the Peacock can still recognize good comedy.

An internet campaign urging the network to get Betty White on Saturday Night Live appears to have finally worked. Execs are reportedly sealing a deal that would bring the comedienne - and several other funny ladies - to the stage.

According to Entertainment Weekly, the 88-year-old’s appearance may become part of a proposed “Women of Comedy” event. Others rumored for that possible show include Molly Shannon, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler—all SNL alums.

As of today, nearly 430,000 people have already joined the “Betty White to Host SNL (please?)!” page on Facebook.

No projected air date for White’s broadcast has yet been announced.

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VIDEO: Sarah Palin Upset Over Family Guy Episode

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Apparently didn’t realize things done at “FOX” can be upsetting to some.

During Sunday night’s episode, Chris Griffin went on a date with someone Stewie referred to as “Down syndrome girl.” While that comment alone would have been enough to get Palin’s family talking, it’s a reveal Chris’ crush made during dinner that put the controversy over the top: “My dad’s an accountant and my mom is the former governor of Alaska.”

Not pleased with the obvious connection to her special needs son, Sarah - a FOX News contributor - felt compelled to respond on both her Facebook page and on The O’Reilly Factor.

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Betty White Responds to Facebook SNL Campaign

The have spoken, and actress Betty White has answered. At the start of this week, the campaign titled “Betty White to Host SNL (please?)!” had picked up a staggering 330,000 followers. In response, White told press she’s “just amazed” by it all.

“I would think by now that they’ve had such an overdose of that they’d be throwing rocks instead,” the actress, 88, joked amicably.

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Facebook Fans Launch Betty White Campaign

Posted by K.C. Morgan Categories: Comedy, Late Night, NBC, Gossip, Rumors, Video,

A few years ago, some might have said that reached her heyday on Golden Girls, but these days the octogenarian’s star is shining brighter than ever. She recently received a lifetime achievement award from the Screen Actors Guild, and gained even more notice when she starred in a recent (hilarious) Super Bowl commercial.

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TV Talk: Chuck’s Social Media Game, Biggest Loser’s Biggest Contender

Chuck-Want to be seen on an episode of Chuck? Then start talking about it! The more times you reference the NBC series on MySpace, Facebook or Twitter, the better chance you’ll have of appearing in one of Chuck’s flashes.

-Turns out SYTYCD’s Tyce Diorio is partially to blame for that annoying I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter commercial. He choreographed it!

-Hugh Laurie is going to step behind the camera to direct his first episode of House. The actor is also an executive producer of the show.

-The Biggest Loser‘s next round will feature the series’ heaviest contender ever. The 526 lb.-contestant will be seen in the upcoming season premiering Jan. 5th.

-What’s better than speed dating? In ABC’s Conveyor Belt of Love, women can name snap judgments of men passing by quickly on…a conveyor belt.

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