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September 16, 2008 | From the Associated Press
Never mind all those questions about who will win the election: The more pressing concern for many viewers is whether Tina Fey will return to play Gov. Sarah Palin on "Saturday Night Live." The guest appearance by the show's former cast member and head writer was by all accounts a virtuoso impersonation and a viral hit. But Fey stars in NBC's weekly prime-time comedy "30 Rock," and it's unclear if she'll be moonlighting on "SNL" to skewer the Republican vice presidential candidate, to whom she bears a much-remarked-upon resemblance.
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March 13, 2014 | By Nardine Saad
Tina Fey is working on a "Mean Girls" reunion of sorts, but sadly it won't be in the form of another movie. That is so the opposite of fetch. The 2004 comedy, which will celebrate its 10-year anniversary in April, was adapted by Fey from Rosalind Wiseman's 2002 book "Queen Bees and Wannabes: Helping Your Daughter Survive Cliques, Gossip, Boyfriends, and Other Realities of Adolescence. " PHOTOS: Lindsay Lohan career retrospective The cult classic starred a pre-rehab Lindsay Lohan, now 27,  pre-"Notebook" Rachel McAdams, now 35, and the troupe of "Plastics" - pre-"Veronica Mars" Amanda Seyfriend and post-"Party of Five" Lacey Chabert.
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March 13, 2014 | By Nardine Saad
Tina Fey is working on a "Mean Girls" reunion of sorts, but sadly it won't be in the form of another movie. That is so the opposite of fetch. The 2004 comedy, which will celebrate its 10-year anniversary in April, was adapted by Fey from Rosalind Wiseman's 2002 book "Queen Bees and Wannabes: Helping Your Daughter Survive Cliques, Gossip, Boyfriends, and Other Realities of Adolescence. " PHOTOS: Lindsay Lohan career retrospective The cult classic starred a pre-rehab Lindsay Lohan, now 27,  pre-"Notebook" Rachel McAdams, now 35, and the troupe of "Plastics" - pre-"Veronica Mars" Amanda Seyfriend and post-"Party of Five" Lacey Chabert.
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February 17, 2014 | By Meredith Blake
NEW YORK - Heeeere's Jimmy! Jimmy Fallon made his debut Monday as the new host of "The Tonight Show" in an inaugural broadcast that was heavy on star power and sought to capitalize on the franchise's new digs in New York City after 42 years on the West Coast. "It's a historic day. There's nothing better than being here as 'The Tonight Show' returns to 30 Rock," said Adam Bloom, 38, of New York, as he waited in line to attend the new show's very first taping at NBC's headquarters in midtown Manhattan.  PHOTOS: Jimmy Fallon's debut on 'The Tonight Show' History loomed large throughout the broadcast, which opened with a sequence directed by Spike Lee featuring Fallon at famous New York landmarks.
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April 4, 2011
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September 22, 2013 | By Melissa Magsaysay
Los Angeles Times fashion critic Booth Moore just listed Tina Fey, clad in a custom blue Narcisco Rodriguez gown, as one of the Emmys' best dressed Sunday night, and her makeup fell right in line with her look. Fey's makeup artist Gita Bass evened out her skin tone using Armani Luminous Silk foundation, and then added a warm glow with Chanel Soleil Tan de Chanel bronzing makeup base, which she swept onto Fey's cheekbones, forehead and temples. For a pop of color on the cheeks, Bass added Chanel Cream blush in Revelation 63. To create a soft smoky eye, Bass lined Fey's top and bottom lash lines with MAC Cosmetics eyeliner in Teddy (a bronze shade with gold flecks)
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April 21, 2011
Nearly 6,000 people gathered Tuesday night at L.A. Live's Nokia Theatre for what can only be described as a "comedy happening. " The event — Tina Fey in conversation with Steve Martin about her new book, "Bossypants" — promised to showcase two great comedic wits sparring with each other on topics ranging from sexism in comedy and Fey's rise through the ranks of Second City, "Saturday Night Live" and her hit NBC show, "30 Rock," to cruise ship...
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June 10, 2009 | Christy Grosz
After winning the trifecta of best comedy series, actress and writing at the 2008 Primetime Emmys, gracing the cover of Rolling Stone's fall comedy issue and delivering a spot-on impression of vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin on "Saturday Night Live" in November, Tina Fey certainly ended 2008 with a flourish.
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April 4, 2011 | Mary McNamara, Los Angeles Times Television Critic
Ever since Vanity Fair put her on its January 2010 cover in what looked like a Wonder Woman costume, Tina Fey has seemed in danger of falling for the very canard she has spent a career satirizing: that a woman can "have it all" if she's willing to lose 20 pounds, show her breasts and regularly remind everyone that, although she writes and stars in an Emmy-winning TV show, she is still essentially a loser who eats a lot of cupcakes. (Just like, you know, Larry David does.) An excerpt from her new book in a recent New Yorker didn't help, with Fey assuming the position of agonized career mommy — why do so many people keep asking her if she is going to have another baby when having one is so hard?
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July 5, 2012 | By Patrick Kevin Day
With the end of "30 Rock"in sight, Tina Fey is no doubt weighing her options for what she wants to do with her career next. She could always star in another movie, write another book or create another TV series. But on the 4th of July, she presented fans with a surprising new possibility: rapper. On Wednesday, "Community's" Donald Glover released a mixtape for free download through his website under his rap name Childish Gambino. The album, called "Royalty," features a host of guest rappers including RZA, Ghostface Killah, Beck and lesser known performers, such as Danny Brown and Schoolboy Q. And yes, Glover's old "30 Rock" boss also makes her rapping debut.
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February 5, 2014 | By Nardine Saad
George Clooney is planning "downright dirty" payback for Tina Fey and Amy Poehler's Golden Globes gag about him, already humorously swiping at the women via his "Monuments Men" costar Matt Damon. Clooney, whose "Gravity" role played nicely into their joke about him rarely dating women his own age, put the women on notice last month following the memorable jape. More recently, he benevolently derided the hosts with stationery that he had made to impersonate Damon. "I've already started the ball rolling.
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February 5, 2014 | By Oliver Gettell
The 72nd Golden Globe Awards have been set for Jan. 11, 2015, the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. and Dick Clark Productions announced Wednesday.  Hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, who emceed the past two shows with aplomb, will reprise their duties (as was   first announced  back in October). "Not only do we have the privilege of announcing the date of the 72 nd  Annual Golden Globe Awards, we are very appreciative of Tina and Amy for hosting the ceremony for a third year in a row," said Theo Kingma, president of the HFPA, in a statement.
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January 20, 2014 | By Nardine Saad
Color us delighted if the next faux Hollywood feud is between George Clooney and Tina Fey. Clooney is doing the rounds for appearing in the Oscar-nominated lost-in-space flick "Gravity" and sitting as producer on "August: Osage County," which received Oscar nods for actresses Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts. Fey, who served as co-host of the Golden Globe Awards with Amy Poehler  this month, got one of the show's biggest laughs when she poked fun at the "Gravity" star and his high-profile proclivity for dating younger women.
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January 13, 2014 | By Ryan Faughnder
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler have again proved themselves as ratings boosters for the Golden Globes. Sunday night's 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards telecast drew an average of 20.9 million viewers, according to Nielsen, the gala's biggest audience in 10 years.  That's up 6% from last year, the first time Fey and Poehler hosted, and 24% from two years ago when Rick Gervais did the honors. Golden Globes 2014: Full coverage | Show highlights | Best & Worst | Top winners/nominees In the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic, the kudos-fest scored a rating of 6.5, up 2% year-over-year to its highest young-adults number in seven years.  The most-watched Golden Globes on record since NBC started airing it is still 2004, which brought in 26.8 million viewers on average.
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January 13, 2014 | By Mary McNamara
Even among what has become a very crowded Sunday night, funny women stood out. This Sunday brought Amy Poehler and Tina Fey back to the Golden Globes and "Girls" back to HBO. Plagued with controversial pasts, both shows seem to have gained a brighter sheen and a new maturity. Or maybe we're just all getting used to them. Have the Globes finally moved past being the punch line of awards season? Can "Girls" move past fevered discussions of nudity and weird sex? Golden Globes 2014: Full coverage | Show highlights | Best & Worst | Top winners/nominees Join Yvonne Villareal, Mary McNamara, Meredith Blake and Mark Olsen at noon PST as they deconstruct the Globes and discuss the complications of "Girls" in a live video chat.
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January 13, 2014 | By Mary McNamara, Television Critic
Amy Poehler landed a joke about slavery, Bono paid moving tribute to Nelson Mandela, Leonardo DiCaprio launched the term "Philomania," and Jacqueline Bisset, well, one doesn't like to conjecture but, in the end, she did leave the stage under her own steam. After 71 years, the intrinsic value of an award bestowed by the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. - 85 foreign entertainment journalists with wildly differing credentials - is still the subject of much debate. But there is no denying that lately the Golden Globes has become the gold standard of awards shows.
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March 6, 2013 | By Jenn Harris
Fashion critic Booth Moore continues to review all the latest from Paris Fashion Week fall 2013. Moore recently reviewed Sarah Burton's collection for Alexander McQueen, calling the clothes "fit for a royal. " She described the look at Chanel as "sporty and sweet. " [ Los Angeles Times ] Funny girl Tina Fey called being photographed in a bathing suit a "nightmare. " Someone snapped a picture of Fey in a polka dot one-piece while in Florida. [ OMG Yahoo ] Dita Von Teese is gearing up to launch her new fragrance and lingerie collections on HSN beginning April 23. Von Teese pulled from vintage influences for her collections, with a '50s calendar girl look to the lingerie and '30s style perfume bottles for the fragrances.
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April 19, 2011
POP MUSIC Paul Simon The iconic folk singer-songwriter celebrates the release of his 12th solo album — and his first recording in five years — with a rare Southland appearance. Expect to hear material from the new album, "So Beautiful or So What," plus many hits from his five-decade career that haven't been performed live in years. The Music Box, 6126 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood. 8 p.m. $55. Sold out. (323) 464-0808. http://www.themusicbox.la ART Downtown 81 In conjunction with MOCA's exhibition "Art in the Streets" (on view through Aug. 8 at the Geffen Contemporary)
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January 13, 2014 | By Ryan Faughnder
Viewership for Sunday night's Golden Globe Awards, the second year with hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler throwing jabs at Hollywood, are likely up from last year, according to early household numbers from Nielsen. The 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards on NBC drew a rating of 14.1 from households in Nielsen's 56 metered markets, up 8% from last year's rating. Though the early statistics aren't adjusted for time zones and therefore not very reliable, this means viewership could top last year's Golden Globes, which averaged 19.7 million people watching, according to the final numbers.
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January 13, 2014 | By Betsy Sharkey, Los Angeles Times Film Critic
Remember who won supporting actor Sunday night at the Golden Globes? Or screenplay? Or score? Best movie - well there are two of those, so it's confusing before they even get to the envelope. Who cares? What stays with you is the intimacy, the ease, the unfiltered fun of the night. Like a big family gathering, egos are checked at the door, grudges are set aside. The mood swings between effervescent (the endless bubbly helps) and electric. Newcomers, old-timers, nearly everyone let their nerves get the best of them.
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