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February 27, 2009 | Associated Press
Jerry Seinfeld is returning to NBC as producer of a comic reality series in which celebrities and a referee try to help squabbling couples make peace. That's the good news for Seinfeld's fans. The bad news? Seinfeld said he has no plans to step in front of the cameras for "The Marriage Ref" or, for that matter, to star in a television series again. "It's a young man's game," said Seinfeld, 54. "Nothing could surpass the experience I had." Seinfeld helped develop the idea with a friend, Ellen Rakieten, who had just left Oprah Winfrey's production company after working there for 23 years.
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March 16, 2014 | By Mike Boehm
After a hoax report that Wayne Knight had died in a traffic accident near the New York - Pennsylvania border, the actor who played Newman on "Seinfeld" and a treacherous techie in "Jurassic Park" took humorously to his Twitter account to dispel the rumors of his sudden demise. “Some of you will be glad to hear this, others strangely disappointed … but I am alive and well!” tweeted Knight, 58, taking a wry view of some folks' tendency to confuse him with the characters he has played.
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March 14, 2013
Jerry Seinfeld, the comedian whose eponymous hit TV show spawned a million "man hands" jokes, is on tour. Let laughter alleviate your stress as Seinfeld waxes witty on the little things in life that add up to big headaches. The Arlington Theatre, 1317 State St., Santa Barbara. 7 p.m. Fri. Ticket prices vary. (805) 963-4408; http://www.thearlingtontheatre.com .
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February 7, 2014 | By Ryan Faughnder
Jay Leno went out with a bang. According to preliminary Nielsen numbers, 14.6 million people watched Leno hang it up as host of NBC's "Tonight Show. " It was the biggest audience Leno has had in more than 15 years. The last time "The Tonight Show" averaged more viewers was the night of the "Seinfeld" series finale in May, 1998. That episode, which featured Jerry Seinfeld as a guest, brought in nearly 15 million people. PHOTOS: Jay Leno's career in pictures It was Leno's fourth-largest "Tonight Show" audience ever.
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March 15, 2012
Jerry Seinfeld, the comedian who made a career out of poking fun at life's most petty concerns, is returning to the stage for a new series of stand-up shows. Pantages Theatre, 6233 Hollywood Blvd., L.A. 7 and 9:30 p.m., Fri. and Sat. (323) 468-1770, http://www.broadwayla.org.
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December 21, 2012 | By Houston Mitchell
  There is probably no funnier bit in comedy history than Abbott and Costello's classic "Who's on First?" There is seemingly no way to improve upon the bit, but Jimmy Fallon succeeded. On his late night show Thursday, Fallon was joined by comedy legends Jerry Seinfeld and Billy Crystal and gave a standout example of comedic timing. Who's on first? What's on second? I don't know is on third. If you are at work and watching this, make sure you look around so you don't get in trouble when you laugh.
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January 30, 2014 | By Meredith Blake
Could a "Seinfeld" reunion really be in the works? Well, it isn't not in the works, Jerry Seinfeld said Thursday in a giant tease of an interview with New York's WFAN radio station.  Appearing on "Boomer & Carton," Seinfeld was asked about a photo taken on Jan. 13 of the comedian and his former "Seinfeld" co-star, Jason Alexander, standing outside Tom's Restaurant in New York's Upper West Side. As "Seinfeld" fans are well aware, the exterior of Tom's was used in establishing shots of the fictional Monk's Diner, Jerry and the gang's favorite greasy spoon.  PHOTOS: Memorable TV series finales Understandably, the photo fueled speculation about what they were up to. Some thought they might be collaborating on a Super Bowl commercial; others theorized Seinfeld and Alexander were filming an episode of Seinfeld's popular Web series, "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.
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February 13, 2013 | Ed Stockly
Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 10 - 16, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies       This Morning Helen Hunt; Dr. Michio Kaku. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Patti Stanger; Sandra Lee. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC Good Morning America (N) 7 a.m. KABC Live With Kelly and Michael Bruce Willis; Molly Shannon; Andrew Zimmern ("Bizarre Foods America"). (N) 9 a.m. KABC The View NeNe Leakes; Helen Hunt. (N) 10 a.m. KABC The Talk Meredith Baxter and Michael Gross.
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December 3, 2012 | By Greg Braxton
Jackie Gleason's nickname was "The Great One. " But his landmark sitcom, "The Honeymooners" is being ranked below a so-called "show about nothing" as the greatest sitcom ever. A new poll in the latest comedy-inspired issue of Vanity Fair has listed "Seinfeld" as the greatest sitcom of all time. The show starring Jerry Seinfeld beat out "The Honeymooners" with 20% of the vote, followed by "Friends" and "Cheers. " "Arrested Development" received 7% of the vote, "Mary Tyler Moore" 6% and "30 Rock" 5%. ALSO: Howard Stern to return to "America's Got Talent" "The Killing" may return to AMC after being canceled CNN to launch syndicated Latino programming PHOTOS, VIDEOS & MORE: PHOTOS: Holiday TV specials PHOTOS: 15 shocking moments from 'South Park' VIDEO: Watch the latest fall TV trailers here  
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January 6, 2014 | By Patrick Kevin Day
Jerry Seinfeld apparently has teamed up with his "Seinfeld" co-creator Larry David for a new project. But any more information than that will have to wait. Seinfeld participated in a Reddit "Ask Me Anything" Q&A on Monday to promote his new Web series "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. " During the online discussion , he was asked about his friendship with "Curb Your Enthusiasm" star David. Together, they once created one of the most iconic sitcoms of the 1990s: "Seinfeld. " In response to a question about the most mundane thing David and Seinfeld ever obsessed over, he wrote, "We never obsess over anything that isn't mundane.
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February 3, 2014 | By Robert Lloyd, Los Angeles Times Television Critic
If you felt like there was something missing from the "'Seinfeld' reunion" as it played on Sunday's Super Bowl, it's because there was. Some five minutes were cut from the complete version, a now-available episode of Jerry Seinfeld's Web series, "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee," for which the Super Bowl spot served as an ad (and, by extension, as an ad for the series' sponsor, Acura). There are of course reasons, tens of millions of them, why the sketch, I think we can call it, did not run full-length during the football game - "As expensive as a Super Bowl minute" is a phrase I hereby trademark, if I can do that.
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February 2, 2014 | By Mary McNamara
Did Peyton Manning have something to do with that "Seinfeld" commercial? In the middle of a game in which the vaunted quarterback couldn't seem to make anything happen, the much-speculated upon "secret" "Seinfeld" Super Bowl project revealed itself to be both a mini-cast reunion and a commercial for Jerry Seinfeld's Web series "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. " Unfortunately, like the Broncos' quarterback, it had a hard time connecting. There they were, Jerry and George (Jason Alexander)
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February 1, 2014 | By Patrick Kevin Day
There will be a lot of numbers and statistics bandied about on this holiest of sports weekends, but none will be as crucial for you to remember as the time the Super Bowl is set to begin. For those living in the Pacific time zone, the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos will kick off at 3:30 p.m. PST on Sunday on Fox. But that isn't the only important time to remember for Sunday. For those wanting to make sitting in front of the TV an all-day affair, the Super Bowl love can begin at 9 a.m. Pacific with "Road to the Super Bowl," which is not a little-seen Bob Hope-Bing Crosby film but actually an hour-long look back at the season and how the Seahawks and Broncos came to play at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. Andre Braugher, of "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" and "Homicide: Life on the Street," narrates the NFL Films production.
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January 30, 2014 | By Patrick Kevin Day
A lot of TV talk this weekend will be devoted to the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos, but that doesn't mean the rest of the NFL has been packed up and put into deep freeze until next fall. And nowhere is that more obvious than NBC, which aired the first interview with former Miami Dolphins offensive lineman Jonathan Martin since he left the team last October. Martin created headlines last fall when he abruptly left the Dolphins and reportedly checked himself into a Florida hospital to be treated for emotional distress.
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January 30, 2014 | By Meredith Blake
Could a "Seinfeld" reunion really be in the works? Well, it isn't not in the works, Jerry Seinfeld said Thursday in a giant tease of an interview with New York's WFAN radio station.  Appearing on "Boomer & Carton," Seinfeld was asked about a photo taken on Jan. 13 of the comedian and his former "Seinfeld" co-star, Jason Alexander, standing outside Tom's Restaurant in New York's Upper West Side. As "Seinfeld" fans are well aware, the exterior of Tom's was used in establishing shots of the fictional Monk's Diner, Jerry and the gang's favorite greasy spoon.  PHOTOS: Memorable TV series finales Understandably, the photo fueled speculation about what they were up to. Some thought they might be collaborating on a Super Bowl commercial; others theorized Seinfeld and Alexander were filming an episode of Seinfeld's popular Web series, "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.
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January 6, 2014 | By Amy Hubbard and Laura Davis
Jerry Seinfeld took questions about the landmark comedy series "Seinfeld" on Reddit on Monday. Fans who tuned in to ask the comedian questions on the site's Ask Me Anything forum were talking Soup Nazi, George's voice-mail song, the episode that was never made and more. Here are some highlights: 1. The scrapped "Seinfeld" storyline "There was one episode where Jerry bought a handgun," Seinfeld said. "And we started making it and stopped in the middle. " The episode was scratched after the read-through -- "trying to make that funny ended up being no fun. " 2. When Jerry met Larry The first time Seinfeld became acquainted with series co-creator Larry David was in 1975 when David was leaning on the fender of Seinfeld's car: "I actually was eavesdropping on him talking to another comedian, and I wasn't even in comedy yet. But he was leaning on my car in front of the Improv....
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June 13, 2013 | By Patrick Kevin Day
Jerry Seinfeld is back behind the wheel this week with new episodes of his most interesting post-"Seinfeld" project: "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. " Capitalizing on the recent trend of comedians hosting shows where they interview other comedians (such as Marc Maron's "WTF" podcast and "Comedy Bang Bang"), Seinfeld is taking his famous funny friends out for a spin and a cup of hot joe. Along the way they talk comedy, life and other matters. The series originally debuted online last year with a 10-episode first season through the content site Crackle.
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January 6, 2014 | By Patrick Kevin Day
Jerry Seinfeld apparently has teamed up with his "Seinfeld" co-creator Larry David for a new project. But any more information than that will have to wait. Seinfeld participated in a Reddit "Ask Me Anything" Q&A on Monday to promote his new Web series "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. " During the online discussion , he was asked about his friendship with "Curb Your Enthusiasm" star David. Together, they once created one of the most iconic sitcoms of the 1990s: "Seinfeld. " In response to a question about the most mundane thing David and Seinfeld ever obsessed over, he wrote, "We never obsess over anything that isn't mundane.
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December 12, 2013 | By Jessica Gelt
Jerry Seinfeld is getting caffeinated for the New Year. On Jan. 2 his popular Web series "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" will premiere its third season on Crackle and comediansincarsgettingcoffee.com . The show, which generally runs about 15 minutes or so, is pure Seinfeld. It features the comedian picking up another comedian friend in a new and snazzy car and going for a drive with coffee. In the first two seasons Seinfeld chewed the fat with Sarah Silverman, Chris Rock, David Letterman, Ricky Gervais and Alec Baldwin, among others.
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