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Watch Justin Timberlake, Jimmy Fallon Sing 4 Non Blondes, Gloria Estefan

9 August 2017 7:47 AM, PDT | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

In the latest installment of The Tonight Show's recurring "Camp Winnipesaukee" sketch, nerdy camp friends Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake sing 4 Non Blonde's "What's Up" and Gloria Estefan's "Rhythm Is Gonna Get You." Billy Crystal and Keegan-Michael Key make cameos in the musical cabin, too. 

The scene opens with Timberlake and a braces-clad Fallon in their respective beds after "lights out," struggling to fall asleep. "Do you wanna sing that song we heard on the radio today?" asks the Tonight Show host, prompting the duo to belt "What's »

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Eli Roth Compares Donald Trump and His Inner Circle to ’80s WWF Wrestlers

30 July 2017 11:02 AM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Donald Trump and his inner circle have earned many comparisons, most of them unfavorable: a reality show, “House of Cards,” “Veep,” and so on and so forth. Courtesy of “Hostel” director Eli Roth, we have further proof of yet another: professional wrestling.

Read MoreDonald Trump Tweets Reddit Video of Himself Attacking CNN

“It doesn’t matter what side of the political fence you’re on. The characters we have in the White House are out of WWF wrestling in the ‘80s,” Roth told reporters at the Television Critics Association press tour. “You got guys saying things that would make Rowdy Roddy Piper in his heyday blush. This is actually happening. You start to see that. It always gets out there, first on Twitter, then to ‘SNL’; it just filters its way into television and movies.”

Read MoreThe Roots and Alex Gibney to Explore the History of Hip-Hop for New AMC »

- Michael Nordine

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Eli Roth Compares Donald Trump and His Inner Circle to ’80s WWF Wrestlers

30 July 2017 11:02 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Donald Trump and his inner circle have earned many comparisons, most of them unfavorable: a reality show, “House of Cards,” “Veep,” and so on and so forth. Courtesy of “Hostel” director Eli Roth, we have further proof of yet another: professional wrestling.

Read MoreDonald Trump Tweets Reddit Video of Himself Attacking CNN

“It doesn’t matter what side of the political fence you’re on. The characters we have in the White House are out of WWF wrestling in the ‘80s,” Roth told reporters at the Television Critics Association press tour. “You got guys saying things that would make Rowdy Roddy Piper in his heyday blush. This is actually happening. You start to see that. It always gets out there, first on Twitter, then to ‘SNL’; it just filters its way into television and movies.”

Read MoreThe Roots and Alex Gibney to Explore the History of Hip-Hop for New AMC »

- Michael Nordine

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Pretty, Pretty Good News: Bernie Sanders and Larry David Are Actually Related

28 July 2017 11:56 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Cue “Frolic.”

Larry David is actually a relative of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, the comedian revealed during a Television Critics Association panel for Curb Your Enthusiasm‘s upcoming ninth season this week, reported CNN.

The exciting revelation is apparently part of David’s upcoming appearance on PBS’ Finding Your Roots, a series that helps celebrities track their lineage.

David told the TCA audience that he was “very happy” to learn of the genealogical connection, saying that Sanders is “like a third cousin or something.”

“I thought there must be some connection,” he said, according to CNN. “I love Bernie.”

The star, »

- Lindsay Kimble

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Larry David and Bernie Sanders Are Related -- Find Out Their Surprising Connection

27 July 2017 5:32 PM, PDT | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

When Larry David played Bernie Sanders during a guest spot on Saturday Night Live back in October 2015, people were blown away by the Curb Your Enthusiasm star's spot-on impression of the former Democratic presidential candidate.

As it turns out, there might be more to their similarities than David's comedic talents -- David and Sanders are actually genealogically related.

News: Larry David and Bernie Sanders Share a 'Huge' Moment on 'Saturday Night Live'

The 70-year-old comedian recently participated in the PBS docuseries Finding Your Roots -- which researches celebrities' genealogical history and lineage to give them a deeper insight into their heritage -- and they revealed that he has family ties to the Vermont senator.

David addressed the surprising discovery during a panel discussion on the return of Curb Your Enthusiasm at the TV Critics Association press tour on Wednesday, when asked about the Finding Your Roots episode by a reporter who'd seen an advanced screener.

"I thought »

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An Incredible Twist of Fate! Larry David and Bernie Sanders Are Actually Related

27 July 2017 2:26 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Cue the Curb Your Enthusiasm theme song...  Other than their shockingly similar physical appearance, there's a new reason Larry David was apparently pegged to portray former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders throughout Saturday Night Live last season: they're related!  The comedian learns he and Sanders share DNA in an upcoming episode of PBS' Finding Your Roots, which follows celebs as they uncover their genealogical history. David shared the discovery during yesterday's TV Critics' Association summer press tour:  "I was very happy about that," he offered, per CNN.  "I thought there must have been some connection," »

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Bernie Sanders Is Related to 'SNL' Doppelganger Larry David

27 July 2017 10:39 AM, PDT | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

Larry David recently learned that his connection to Senator Bernie Sanders extends beyond his Emmy-nominated portrayal. During the Television Critics Association press tour Wednesday, the actor revealed that two bumbling Brooklyn natives are biologically related.

While filming an episode of PBS' Finding Your Roots, Sen. Sanders told David the news. "I was very happy about that," David said, according to Variety. "I thought there must have been some connection." The comedian explained that Sanders is "a third cousin or something."

The Curb Your Enthusiasm star received an Emmy nomination for »

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‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’: Larry David Reveals Bernie Sanders Relation and The Secret Behind ‘TV Larry’

26 July 2017 6:57 PM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Larry David would like you to know that there is very little difference between “TV Larry” and “real Larry.”

“TV Larry is about a quarter of an inch away from Real Larry,” the creator and star of HBO’s “Curb Your Enthusiasm” told reporters Wednesday at the Television Critics Association press tour. “Real Larry plays golf, so TV Larry plays golf.”

TV Larry and Real Larry both get into their fair share of rude spots, but neither version of Larry, David said, really compares to Donald Trump. “I don’t consider myself to be a prick!” he said.

Read More‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’: Jimmy Kimmel, Bryan Cranston, Elizabeth Banks, Nick Offerman to Guest Star in Season 9

Addressing the long-awaited return of the Emmy-winning comedy, which has been off the air for several years, led to one of the liveliest panels of the day – and not just because David and »

- Liz Shannon Miller

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‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’: Larry David Reveals Bernie Sanders Relation and The Secret Behind ‘TV Larry’

26 July 2017 6:57 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Larry David would like you to know that there is very little difference between “TV Larry” and “real Larry.”

“TV Larry is about a quarter of an inch away from Real Larry,” the creator and star of HBO’s “Curb Your Enthusiasm” told reporters Wednesday at the Television Critics Association press tour. “Real Larry plays golf, so TV Larry plays golf.”

TV Larry and Real Larry both get into their fair share of rude spots, but neither version of Larry, David said, really compares to Donald Trump. “I don’t consider myself to be a prick!” he said.

Read More‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’: Jimmy Kimmel, Bryan Cranston, Elizabeth Banks, Nick Offerman to Guest Star in Season 9

Addressing the long-awaited return of the Emmy-winning comedy, which has been off the air for several years, led to one of the liveliest panels of the day – and not just because David and »

- Liz Shannon Miller

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Larry David Reveals How Lorne Michaels and Ari Emanuel Recruited Him to Play Bernie Sanders on ‘SNL’

26 July 2017 6:43 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Larry David’s stint playing Sen. Bernie Sanders on “Saturday Night Live” began the night of the first Democratic primary debate in 2015.

The comedian and “Seinfeld” creator  spoke about his “SNL” run Wednesday at the Television Critics Association press tour, where he appeared to promote the upcoming ninth season of “Curb Your Enthusiasm.”

“This Bernie Sanders thing,” David said. “During the first debate between Bernie and Hillary, [‘SNL’ creator] Lorne Michaels got emails and calls during the debate, saying that I should be doing Bernie Sanders.”

After the debate, “[Wme-img co-ceo] Ari Emanuel called me up and said, ‘What did you think?’ And every time I watched Bernie Sanders, I would repeat everything that he said, because I know that I can talk like that. So I started talking to Ari, the agent, I started talking to him like Bernie.” Emanuel then told Sanders to post video of himself doing the impression on the internet. “I »

- Daniel Holloway

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Larry David is Related to Bernie Sanders. Yes, Really

26 July 2017 6:41 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Saturday Night Live” got the perfect Bernie Sanders impersonator during the 2016 election when they booked “Curb Your Enthusiasm” star and creator Larry David, but they didn’t realize how perfect it was. In a TCA panel talking about the upcoming ninth season of his HBO comedy classic, a reporter spilled the beans about a previously unannounced episode of the PBS show “Finding Your Roots” with David. And the show revealed something fascinating. David is related to Sanders. No, really. Also Read: 'Curb Your Enthusiasm': Larry David Is Emperor in First Season 9 Teaser (Video) “I thought there must have been some connection to. »

- Carli Velocci

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Charlize Theron Wows Jimmy Fallon With Wacky Dance Moves (Video)

21 July 2017 8:30 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Charlize Theron pulls out a lot of impressive moves in her upcoming spy thriller “Atomic Blonde,” so when she showed them off on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” we weren’t surprised. In “The Tonight Show’s” Dance Battle, contestants have to make up dance moves to random, never-before-seen dances. On this installment, the Roots played 80s songs off the “Atomic Blonde” soundtrack. Sometimes the name are a bit off-putting. “That’s actually what you meant to write?” Theron asked about one of them. Also Read: Charlize Theron Suffered Cracked Teeth, 3 Root Canals From 'Atomic Blonde' Stunts »

- Carli Velocci

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The TVLine Podcast: Emmy Noms Post Mortem — Plus, We Predict the Winners

13 July 2017 12:12 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

It’s The Handmaids vs. The Pearsons!

The dust is only beginning to settle from this morning’s Emmy nominations announcement, but Team TVLine is already looking ahead to the Sept. 17 ceremony — specifically the Outstanding Drama Series duel between NBC’s This Is Us and Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale. In the latest edition of the TVLine Podcast, Editor-in-Chief Michael Ausiello, Editor-at-Large Matt Mitovich, Executive Editor Kim Roots and Senior Digital Editor Andy Swift weigh in which of the two breakout dramas is the bigger frontrunner heading into the CBS-televised kudoscast.

Other topics raised and hashed out in the »

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Pharrell Williams Battles Jimmy Fallon in "Name That Song" Challenge

27 June 2017 6:57 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - TV News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - TV News news »

Pharrell Williams has a great ear for a hit. But can he spot a song at random performed by the Tonight Show house band?

Jimmy Kimmel put the 11-time Grammy winner to the test with a round of "Name That Song," with the Roots playing one instrument at a time.

The "Happy” singer summoned all his musical ninja powers to try overcome his host as covers of songs by OasisSimple MindsJustin Bieber and others poured out.

Watch the challenge in full below.

This story first appeared on billboard.com.

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- Lars Brandle, Billboard

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See Pharrell Battle Jimmy Fallon in Song-Naming Challenge

27 June 2017 5:47 AM, PDT | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

Pharrell Williams squared off against Jimmy Fallon in a musical battle of wits on The Tonight Show on Monday.

Their "Name That Song Challenge" followed straightforward rules. The Roots pick a tune – this set was heavy on 1980s radio hits – and play it one instrument at a time, usually leading with a synthesizer line. The contestants are equipped with buzzers; whoever rings first gets to name the track.

Fallon dominated the first half of the game, quickly identifying A-Ha's "Take on Me" and Toto's "Africa." He chortled with glee after »

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Watch Rae Sremmurd, Roots Perform Bass-Heavy 'Swang' on 'Fallon'

8 June 2017 6:11 AM, PDT | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

Rae Sremmurd celebrated Swae Lee's birthday with a performance of their new SremmLife 2 track "Swang" on The Tonight Show Wednesday. Swae and his co-emcee Slim Jxmmi took the stage with the Roots, who provided the song's bass-heavy beat and syrupy synths.

Swae Lee commandeered the cut, jumping easily between spitting bars to crooning the end of the defiant hook in his surprisingly delicate falsetto: "Hop out, drop, top, got y'all talkin' I need it right now/ Cash in the air, yeah, what goes up gotta come down."

Rae Sremmurd released SremmLife 2 last August, »

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If it’s Tuesday, it must be time for Green Arrow Season 5 on DVD

6 June 2017 11:54 AM, PDT | Comicmix.com | See recent Comicmix news »

Burbank, CA (June 06, 2017) – Just in time for Arrow’s sixth season on The CW, viewers can catch up with the thrilling series as Warner Bros. Home Entertainment releases Arrow: The Complete Fifth Season on Blu-rayTM and DVD on September 19, 2017. Averaging 3 million viewers weekly for each original episode, Arrow is the #2 series on The CW season to-date amongst Adults 18-34, behind only The Flash.* The release contains all 23 exhilarating episodes from the fifth season, the show’s 2016 Comic-Con Panel, never-before-seen featurettes, and much more. Arrow: The Complete Fifth Season is priced to own at $49.99 Srp for the DVD and $54.97 Srp for the Blu-ray which includes a Digital Copy. Arrow: The Complete Fifth Season is also available to own on Digital HD via purchase from digital retailers.

*Source: Nielsen National TV View Live + 7 Day Ratings, excluding repeats, specials, and <5 telecasts; 16-17 Season To-Date = 9/19/16-1/22/17

In Season Five, newly appointed »

- ComicMix Staff

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Watch Miley Cyrus Take Over NBC as Giant Panda on 'Fallon'

18 May 2017 7:14 AM, PDT | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

Miley Cyrus concluded her day-long NBC takeover with back-to-back appearances on The Tonight Show and Late Night Wednesday. The pop star began her day on Today, promoting her new single "Malibu," and that night unveiled her latest shocking career turn when she interrupted Jimmy Fallon's monologue dressed as The Tonight Show's beloved character, Hashtag the Panda (previously played by Ben Stiller and Chris Rock).

After Fallon joked about President Donald Trump canceling a trip to China when he learned the country didn't have a single Panda Express, Cyrus »

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CBS Trailers: Our Knee-Jerk Reactions to David Boreanaz's Seal Team, 9Jkl, Me, Myself & I and More New Shows

17 May 2017 2:55 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

CBS on Wednesday unveiled its fall 2017 schedule, along with previews for its upcoming series, including David Boreanaz’s post-Bones vehicle Seal Team and Jeremy Piven’s Wisdom of the Crowd.

RelatedCBS Fall Schedule: Young Sheldon Lands Post Big Bang Slot

Here at TVLine, we immediately jumped at the chance to screen each trailer — which you can also do by clicking here — and we’re ready to divulge our totally unfiltered, brutally honest snap judgments. (Also included: Reactions to the first trailer for CBS All Access’ Star Trek: Discovery, which you can view here.)

Below, Michael Ausiello, Matt Mitovich, Kimberly Roots, »

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Seth Rogen Stole Questlove’s Comb And Framed It

27 April 2017 10:33 AM, PDT | ET Canada | See recent ET Canada news »

Some people collect comics, others collect rocks, but Seth Rogen has an unusual collectable item and he showed it off on his social media accounts. Related: Seth Rogen Proudly Joins University of Vermont Fraternity This week Rogen, 35, revealed on Twitter that he snagged the Roots’ drummer’s comb while hanging out on “The Tonight Show Starring […] »

- Shakiel Mahjouri

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