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‘SNL’ Introduces New Game Show: ‘Where In the World is Kellyanne Conway?’ (Video)

  • The Wrap
‘SNL’ Introduces New Game Show: ‘Where In the World is Kellyanne Conway?’ (Video)
SNL” brought back the 1990s kids’ game show “Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?” in an attempt to figure out what’s happened to Donald Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway. Recreating the show’s colorful aesthetic, the show asked what’s happened to the adviser, who hasn’t been seen on television for the last seven weeks. The sketch even featured a recreation of male acapella group Rockapella, famous for singing the “Carmen Sandiego” theme song, featuring host Chris Pine, and brought back original host Greg Lee. Time to find Kellyanne. #SNLLiveCoastToCoast pic.twitter.com/RnpKNBVAod — Saturday Night Live (@nbcsnl
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Video: 10 Reasons Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? Was the Best Educational TV Show Ever

  • PEOPLE.com
[Brightcove "4667198836001"] There's a long history of grown-ups trying to make educational materials entertaining. However, there's also a long history of most of these efforts turning out to be heavy on the education, light on the fun. It's a tough one for adults to wrap their heads around, but they're not always the best at predicting what kids will take to and what they'll sniff out as just being homework gussied up like playtime. One exception? The various Carmen Sandiego games. Next to Oregon Trail, they were often the best possible use for a school computer back in the day. And in
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Video: 10 Reasons Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? Was the Best Educational TV Show Ever

  • PEOPLE.com
[Brightcove "4667198836001"] There's a long history of grown-ups trying to make educational materials entertaining. However, there's also a long history of most of these efforts turning out to be heavy on the education, light on the fun. It's a tough one for adults to wrap their heads around, but they're not always the best at predicting what kids will take to and what they'll sniff out as just being homework gussied up like playtime. One exception? The various Carmen Sandiego games. Next to Oregon Trail, they were often the best possible use for a school computer back in the day. And in
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Greatest TV Pilots: Newsradio ‘Pilot’

Newsradio, “Pilot”

Written by Paul Simms

Directed by James Burrows

Original air date: March. 21, 1995 on NBC

As far as sitcoms go, Newsradio is a diamond in the rough. Despite a not-so-unique workplace setting, the show successfully combines wit and physical comedy, without ever feeling dull or predictable. It has the kind of quick, self-sustaining energy that we love about sitcoms, and it all began with the pilot episode. Of course, every series begins with a pilot, but with Newsradio, the first episode never feels forced or stiff in the way many others have. Often times, sitcoms struggle with comedic timing in their first few outings. Featuring a veteran cast, boasting a strong background in comedy (Dave Foley, Kids in the Hall; Phil Hartman, Saturday Night Live; Andy Dick, The Ben Stiller Show), Newsradio hits its stride right from the get-go.

The episode opens with Dave (Dave Foley) arriving at Wnyx,
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Listen Now: A GeekCast Radio Network Update

Welcome back to our weekly look at the new podcasts available at our “partners in podcast crime” the GeekCast Radio Network. Each week we bring you the highlights from Gcrn, with descriptions and links to each and every episode. But first a word from Gcrn’s TFG1MIke:

Hey All TFG1Mike here and I’m checking in because we have a brand ne item on geekcastradio.com. It’s a Poll!! On the right hand side below the recent comments you can vote on your favorite podcast that we produce. so after you read this update Go Vote! If you can vote for corrupt politicians you can vote for your favorite podcast!

Tele-Cast Episode 18: Where in The World Is Carmen Sandiego

Come along with the GeekCast Radio Gumshoes as they track Carmen Sandiego all over the map from Berlin down to Belize. Listen in as they discuss the
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