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Saturday Night Live's Nasim Pedrad Recalls Meeting Kim Kardashian, Reveals Unaired Impression of Aziz Ansari—Watch Now!

16 September 2014 7:49 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Let's be honest: Nasim Pedrad did a really good impression of Kim Kardashian. And for five seasons, fans couldn't stop LOLing when the Saturday Night Live veteran channeled the E! star's fashion, laugh and voice in several sketches. On Monday's Conan, the comedian finally shared with fans what it was like to meet the reality star she spent so much time poking fun at. "She was really sweet," Pedrad told Conan O'Brien without any hesitation. "She was in pristine, airbrushed makeup, perfect hair. I, that day, looked like a person who woke up in a dumpster." The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star managed to ask if her family "really sound like »

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Nasim Pedrad Reveals the One Thing Kim Kardashian Didn't Like About Her "SNL" Impression

16 September 2014 12:15 PM, PDT | TooFab | See recent TooFab news »

We really miss "Waking Up with Kimye."The "Saturday Night Live" sketch starring Nasim Pedrad as Kim Kardashian was one of our favorites from 2013 -- and possibly one of Kim's too!While Pedrad no longer works at "SNL," she opened up about her time impersonating the reality TV star on "Conan" Monday night -- and revealed a run-in with her real life inspiration.Photos: Kim Flaunts Major Cleavage Down Under"She was really sweet. She was in pristine, airbrushed makeup, perfect hair," Pedrad told Conan O'Brien about crossing paths Kim. "And I, that day, looked like a person who woke up in a dumpster."Though it doesn't sound like Kim was angry about the impression, she did have one qualm with the skit."She did say at one point, 'Do we really sound like that?'" Pedrad revealed ... once again mimicking Kim's baby talk voice. "I was like »

- tooFab Staff

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Best of Late Night TV: Barbra Streisand Duets, Ike Barinholtz's Obama Impression, Jane Fonda's Breasts (Video)

16 September 2014 12:35 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

If you're like us and value your sleep, you probably nodded off into your Ambien dreamland before the party started on post-prime time TV. Don't worry; we've got you covered. Here's the best of what happened last night on late night.

Music legend Barbra Streisand made her triumphant return to late night television with her first appearance on "The Tonight Show" in more than 50 years. Streisand was promoting her new album of duets, "Partners," and host Jimmy Fallon stood in for several of said partners to help Babs perform a medley. Fallon impersonated Elvis, Blake Shelton, and Michael Buble, while Streisand remained her fabulous self.

Later, Streisand sat down with Fallon (who let her sit behind the desk in honor of her milestone appearance), where she critiqued his musical abilities. "Do you really want to be a singer?" Babs asked, a note of incredulity in her voice. "I wouldn't quit your night job. »

- Katie Roberts

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Highlights from The Simpsons Take The Bowl

15 September 2014 11:14 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

There's no point of reviewing Sunday (September 14) night's The Simpsons Take The Bowl show from The Hollywood Bowl, at least not in a traditional way. Sunday's presentation was the third and final night for The Simpsons Take The Bowl and, alas, if you didn't catch one of the shows... That's it. Sorry. Timed to loosely synchronize with the classic comedy's 25th anniversary, the show's recent syndicated move to Fxx and Sunday, September 28 premiere for the new season, The Simpsons Take The Bowl was a terrific two hours of live music, singing and dancing, culminating in fireworks. The event featured an assortment of new animation tailored around the venue, but also included classic "Simpsons" bits including Homer's plummet down the Springfield Gorge, Homer's gambol through The Land of Chocolate and the transition from the Ajax Steel Mill into The Anvil. I'm not sure that all of my favorite "Simpsons" musical moments were acknowledged. »

- Daniel Fienberg

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'The Simpsons' Live Anniversary Show: 8 Clips That Will Make You Wish You Were There

14 September 2014 5:46 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

In even more depressing news that I'm getting old, "The Simpsons" turns 25 this year - and to mark the occasion, Matt Groening and friends have been entertaining their asses off at L.A.'s iconic Hollywood Bowl all weekend. Didn't get to go? Sucks for you! Below are 8 YouTube clips that will make you wish you'd been there to "Do the Bartman" with awkward abandon. The opening sketch Oh boy, this must have been really exciting live. Boy. Conan O'Brien sings "The Monorail Song" But not before taking digs at the Bowl's season ticket holders. "Weird" Al Yankovic performs "The Ballad of Homer and Marge" Oh my god, he's famous again. Yeardley Smith and Nancy Cartwright perform "Minimum Wage Nanny" Still the definitive Mary Poppins parody. Nancy Cartwright sings "Do the Bartman" You knew it was coming! 1990 was awesome. The Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles performs "Spider Pig" Only in America. »

- Chris Eggertsen

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W. Kamau Bell Laments “The Whiteness of Late Night”

14 September 2014 3:40 PM, PDT | TVGuide - Breaking News | See recent TVGuide - Breaking News news »

Jimmy FallonConan O'BrienStephen ColbertJames CordenJimmy KimmelSeth Meyers. What do all these names have in common? They're all currently, or are going to be, late-night talk show hosts.

And they're all white guys.

In a column for Buzzfeed, comedian W. Kamau Bell rails against "the whiteness of late night," and comments upon the opportunities for change that have been passed up, in recent months especially.

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- Liz Raftery

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Watch Conan O’Brien Perform the Simpsons Monorail Song

13 September 2014 11:46 AM, PDT | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

The Simpsons took to the stage of the Hollywood Bowl last night to kick off a three-day series of tributes and performances in anticipation of its 26th season. Conan O'Brien got onstage to perform a classic scene from a classic episode, the monorail song (voiced by the late great Phil Hartman) from "Marge v. the Monorail." Conan's an appropriate choice considering he wrote the episode. Also in attendance was Weird Al, who performed a parody of "Jack and Diane" as "Homer and Marge." Watch the clips below, and sorry for the nosebleed seats. »

- E. Alex Jung

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Kristen Wiig Facts: 23 Things You (Probably) Don't Know About the Actress

12 September 2014 3:00 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

Since breaking out on "Saturday Night Live," Kristen Wiig has been lighting up the comedy scene and paving the way for female entertainers.

After realizing that acting was her passion, the art student dropped everything and headed out to Los Angeles to make her dreams a reality. While success was hardly immediate for Wiig, her hall of fame "SNL" career and breakout film role in "Bridesmaids" (2011) have made her one of the biggest comedy actresses today. This fall, Wiig taps into her dramatic side in the indie favorite "The Skeleton Twins" opposite fellow "SNL" alum, Bill Hader.

From her days selling hot dogs to her big-screen debut, here are 23 things you probably don't know about Kristen Wiig.

1. Kristen Wiig was born August 22, 1973 in Canadaigua, New York to Laurie J. Johnston and Jon J. Wiig.

2. Her mother was an artist, while her father ran a lake marina in Western New York. »

- Jonny Black

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'Simpsons' star Yeardley Smith talks 'Family Guy' crossover, Hollywood Bowl show

11 September 2014 11:36 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

For a show entering its 26th season, "The Simpsons" has been generating a lot of fresh news lately.  There was last month's Fxx Every Simpsons Ever Marathon, in which all 552 episodes and the movie were aired in sequence, single-handedly transforming Fxx from a cable curiosity into a destination.  For lucky residents of Los Angeles, there's this weekend's The Simpsons Take The Bowl three night event. Starting on Friday, September 12, Hank Azaria will host a trio of live shows at the Hollywood Bowl featuring the likes of Conan O'Brien, Nancy Cartwright, Beverly D'Angelo, Jon Lovitz, Yeardley Smith, "Weird Al" Yankovic, series creator Matt Groening and more, with musical performances accompanied by clips. [Timed around the Bowl show is Thursday night's "Simpsons" music-themed marathon on Fxx, which runs from 8 p.m. to midnight.] And then for everybody, "The Simpsons" returns to Fox on Sunday, September 28 with a fall of new episodes that include a major character death and a "Futurama" crossover and that's not even mentioning the "Family Guy" premiere, which features a much-discussed visit to Springfield. »

- Daniel Fienberg

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Best of Late Night TV: Jimmie Johnson's Cooler Race, Nick Offerman's College Advice, Lying Fashionistas (Video)

11 September 2014 1:47 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

If you're like us and value your sleep, you probably nodded off into your Ambien dreamland before the party started on post-prime time TV. Don't worry; we've got you covered. Here's the best of what happened last night on late night.

"Tonight Show" host Jimmy Fallon opened up his suggestion box to find a query from a fan asking him to challenge someone to a race using a beer cooler scooter -- literally, a motorized scooter built from a cooler. Fallon brought in Sprint Cup champion Jimmie Johnson for the bit, and offered him a beer helmet for protection, though Johnson was eager to get the race over with. "I just can't wait to ... see what's inside the cooler," he told Fallon.

Another suggestion box question from a college freshman sought advice for school, which Fallon said he didn't feel qualified giving. Instead, he called upon "Parks and Recreation" star Nick Offerman, »

- Katie Roberts

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Best of Late Night TV: Mel Brooks Dons Drag for Joan Rivers's 'Late Show,' Jason Segel and Steve Harvey Play 'Family Feud' (Video)

9 September 2014 12:51 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

If you're like us and value your sleep, you probably nodded off into your Ambien dreamland before the party started on post-prime time TV. Don't worry; we've got you covered. Here's the best of what happened last night on late night.

Mel Brooks stopped by "Conan" to reminisce about his dearly departed friend Joan Rivers, who the comedian praised as "sharp, very brilliant, and very funny." Brooks said part of Rivers's brilliance was her willingness to make jokes about dark or unfamiliar subject matter with a fearlessness that was inspiring. Host Conan O'Brien then cued up a clip from when the comedian guest-hosted Rivers's "Late Show" in 1986, and Brooks took a unique approach to the job: donning one of Rivers's dresses, and doing the show in full drag, complete with wig, jewelry, makeup, nail polish, and heels. It's a great gag, and a fun way to remember just how eventful »

- Katie Roberts

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Beyoncé Is the Latest Star to Crash a Commoner's Wedding

8 September 2014 5:22 PM, PDT | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

How would you react if a famous face showed up at your wedding? Well, quite a few lucky couples got to find out when stars like Brad Pitt, Robert Pattinson, and even Queen Elizabeth II made surprise appearances at their nuptials over the years, and Beyoncé is the latest star to make someone's big day even bigger by unexpectedly crashing their ceremony. Keep reading to see which A-listers have popped up during regular folks' big days. Beyoncé Knowles During a vacation with her husband Jay Z in Portofino, Italy, in September, Beyoncé inadvertently crashed an unsuspecting couple's wedding when she wandered into a local church. Clad in a bikini, sheer skirt, and straw hat, the singer happily posed for photos with the beaming bride, who seemed more than happy about the interruption. Serena Williams Source: Getty / Dave Lee In May 2014, Serena Williams surprised a couple getting married on the sand in Miami. »

- Maria-Mercedes-Lara

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Who Is James Corden? 5 Things to Know About Craig Ferguson's Late Late Show Replacement

8 September 2014 10:30 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

James Corden is your new Late Late Show host. The Into the Woods actor will take over hosting duties from Craig Ferguson on the CBS late night series. Ferguson, who has been hosting the series since 2005, announced his exit in April 2014, just days after it was announced that Stephen Colbert would take over The Late Show when David Letterman retires. At the time of his announcement, Ferguson stressed it wasn't a Conan O'Brien-Jay Leno or Letterman-Leno situation that previously transpired as late night shows changed hands. "I'll be stepping down at the end of this year in December," Ferguson said. "Then I'll go and do something else, probably. I'm thinking carpentry, but I haven't »

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Letterman, Kimmel, More Toast Joan Rivers on Late Night

5 September 2014 12:15 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

It's refreshing to watch network late night stars toast Joan Rivers. It feels like a slap in the face to Johnny Carson too, which I love. Though Joan Rivers died Thursday at the age of 81, it's clear her foul-mouthed irreverence will remain appreciated for eternity. Here's the best of late night's respect to Joan.  Jimmy Kimmel and Sarah Silverman roast each other in honor of Joan's raspy rancor. (For added viewing, enjoy Silverman's "In Bed with Joan" episode. So great.)   Conan O'Brien fondly remembers Joan's "Tonight Show" appearances while his guest Chris Hardwick recalls how sweet and bad-ass she was.     David Letterman calls Joan "indefatigable" and Paul Shaffer breathlessly recounts how she helped out his daughter with a project.   Finally, Seth Meyers' tribute is touching and quaint. So unlike Joan, but still great. »

- Louis Virtel

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Jimmy Fallon, Sarah Silverman, Jimmy Kimmel, David Letterman and Conan O'Brien Honor Joan Rivers

5 September 2014 4:20 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Joan Rivers is getting the last laugh, per usual. When she was a fledgling comic, Johnny Carson told Tonight Show viewers she was "going to be a big star" after she performed her stand-up routine on Feb. 17, 1965. At Bill Cosby's insistence, Carson had agreed to take a chance on Rivers, who would later guest host the late-night show from 1983 to 1986. When Rivers left to host Fox's Late Night, she called up Carson, who reportedly hung up on her. She was subsequently banned from The Tonight Show, a decision respected by Carson's first two successors, Jay Leno and Conan O'Brien. Rivers did not appear on The Tonight Show again until Feb. 17, 2014, when the comediene made a cameo in Jimmy »

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Jimmy Fallon Chokes Up as He Remembers Joan Rivers: 5 Late-Night Tributes

5 September 2014 3:07 AM, PDT | Us Weekly | See recent Us Weekly news »

Late-night loved Joan! Joan Rivers, who frequented late-night television programs throughout her long comedy career — and even briefly hosted a show of her own in the 1980s — was the highlight of these programs on Thursday, Sept. 4. Along with Jimmy Kimmel, hosts Jimmy Fallon, David Letterman, Conan O'Brien, Seth Meyers, and Craig Ferguson each said farewell to the late comedienne, who died at age 81 on Thursday afternoon. Below, Us Weekly rounds up five highlights from late-night TV. 1. Jimmy Fallon "It's unbelievable when you see her [...] »

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Best of Late Night TV: Sarah Silverman, Jimmy Kimmel, More Pay Tribute to Joan Rivers (Video)

4 September 2014 11:55 PM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

Television lost one of its greatest comedians when Joan Rivers passed away yesterday, and the hosts of late night TV paid tribute to her in the only way they could: by sharing memories, singing Joan's praise, and indulging in some good old fashioned comedy. If you missed out on the post-prime time docket, we've got you covered.

David Letterman honored his old friend on "Late Show" by paying tribute to her wicked sense of humor, not to mention her role as a pioneer for female comedians. Jimmy Kimmel took time out of his usual Lol-fest to commemorate Joan, and even showed a clip from her last visit on "Jimmy Kimmel Live." During the interview, Joan declares that she hopes her grandson grows up gay -- because who else will appreciate the fact that she knew Judy Garland? Comedian Sarah Silverman swung by "Jimmy Kimmel Live," and in-between mocking Jimmy for his tie, »

- Mehera Bonner

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Joan Rivers, Johnny Carson & The Tonight Show: A Bumpy Relationship

4 September 2014 12:15 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Joan Rivers, who died on Thursday, was one of late-night television's true pioneers. And inextricably tied to her legacy of trailblazing is her relationship with The Tonight Show, and the long shadow that Johnny Carson cast over her career. In the mid-1950s, at age 23, Rivers ran away from home to become an actress. By 1958, she had decided on comedy. But she auditioned for The Tonight Show seven times - as a favor to her manager's other client, Bill Cosby - before she was put on Carson's show in 1965 as a gag writer. "It was a mercy booking," she told »

- Alex Heigl, @alex_heigl

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Joan Rivers, Johnny Carson & The Tonight Show: A Bumpy Relationship

4 September 2014 12:15 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Joan Rivers, who died on Thursday, was one of late-night television's true pioneers. And inextricably tied to her legacy of trailblazing is her relationship with The Tonight Show, and the long shadow that Johnny Carson cast over her career. In the mid-1950s, at age 23, Rivers ran away from home to become an actress. By 1958, she had decided on comedy. But she auditioned for The Tonight Show seven times - as a favor to her manager's other client, Bill Cosby - before she was put on Carson's show in 1965 as a gag writer. "It was a mercy booking," she told »

- Alex Heigl, @alex_heigl

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Justin Theroux's Package is a Problem HBO is Dealing With

4 September 2014 10:54 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

"The Leftovers" is addicting enough, but the HBO series garnered a whole new following when it was revealed that star Justin Theroux fills out a pair of sweatpants in shocking and innovative ways. Science is just catching up to the package physics he achieves in basketball gear. Conan O'Brien asked Theroux about his dangling bits and learned -- in a heartbreaking story -- that HBO is doing its level best to restrain Theroux's leftovers for good. Watch this and cry. »

- Louis Virtel

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