Tina Fey

American comedian Jay Leno reacts during an interview with the Associated Press in Jerusalem, Wednesday, May 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

Jay Leno to win nation’s top humor prize in DC

WASHINGTON (AP) — Newly retired from “The Tonight Show,” Jay Leno is now being awarded the nation’s top humor prize for following in the tradition of satire and social commentary of Mark Twain, the Kennedy […]

06/18/2014

Carol Burnett is honored with the Mark Twain Prize at the Kennedy Center on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP)

Carol Burnett receives top US humor prize in DC

WASHINGTON (AP) — When Carol Burnett launched her namesake variety show in the 1960s, one TV executive told her the genre was “a man’s game.” She proved him wrong with an 11-year run that averaged […]

10/21/2013

Co-hosts Tina Fey, left, and Amy Poehler appear on stage during the annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. on Jan. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/NBC, Paul Drinkwater, File)

Tina Fey, Amy Poehler back as Golden Globes hosts

NEW YORK (AP) — The duo of Tina Fey and Amy Poehler proved such a success at hosting the Golden Globes in January that they’ve been signed up for the same job for the next […]

10/15/2013

Lorne Michaels and Tina Fey attend the "30 Rock" farewell wrap party in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)

Lorne Michaels, Tina Fey reunite for ‘SNL’ opener

NEW YORK (AP) — When “Saturday Night Live” returns this weekend for its 39th year, executive producer Lorne Michaels won’t be fretting. “We’re gonna do a good show,” he declared. “Every time Tina has come […]

09/25/2013

Carol Burnett

Julie Andrews, Tina Fey to salute Carol Burnett

WASHINGTON (AP) — Julie Andrews, Tony Bennett, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will honor Carol Burnett as she receives the nation’s top humor prize in Washington. The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is awarding […]

09/04/2013

Carol Burnett

Carol Burnett to win top US humor prize in DC

WASHINGTON (AP) — Carol Burnett, who became famous for playing a variety of characters in sketch comedy routines on her namesake television show, was named the winner of the nation’s top humor prize on Tuesday. […]

05/21/2013

Nancy Pelosi

Dem Leader Pelosi to appear on ’30 Rock’ finale

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi will appear on the series finale of NBC’s “30 Rock.”

01/04/2013

Stars added to lineup for storm benefit

NEW YORK (AP) – Tina Fey, James Gandolfini and Mary J. Blige have joined tonight’s benefit for the victims of Superstorm Sandy. Kevin Bacon and Al Roker have also been added to the list, which […]

11/02/2012

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