Tuesday Aug 26
State Farm Enlists SNL Favorites
State Farm is launching four TV spots featuring Saturday Night Live characters Hans and Franz Featuring actors Kevin Nealon, Dana Carvey and Rob Schneider, the campaign from DDB Chicago launched earlier this week with a high-profile placement during the MTV Video Music Awards.
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Marshall Tucker Band will jam in Brighton
The Marshall Tucker Band, with hits including 'Can't You See,' will perform at the Brighton venue on Oct. 18. Other performers coming to the 899-seat theater are: Southern Fried Chicks comedic group, Michigan Philharmonic, comedians Kevin Nealon and Lily Tomlin, and the Chanticleer vocal group.
Canadian-born SNL star Phil Hartman getting Hollywood star
It's been 10 years in the making and almost 17 years since his death, but Canadian-born comedian Phil Hartman is finally getting his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Ad of the Day: See Which Classic SNL Characters Are Now Working for State Farm
The insurer has found some amusing brand endorsers deep in the Saturday Night Live vaults, as '90s characters Hans & Franz and Richmeister will star in the new Discount Double Check campaign.
Nealon to headline at Helium
On stage: Kevin Nealon, best known for his roles in Saturday Night Live, Anger Management, The Wedding Singer and Happy Gilmore, will appear at Helium Comedy Club from Aug. 14 to 16. For anyone considering a career in show business, Kevin Nealon, about to take the stage at the Helium Comedy Club for five shows Aug. 14-16, has a word of warning: ... (more)