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  1. Martin Short's Big NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2012 | NBC Miami

    The choice of Martin Short to host " Saturday Night Live " this weekend is about as surprising as his manic creation Ed Grimley missing an episode of "Wheel of Fortune." Short hasn't hosted "SNL" in 16 years.

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  2. Lincoln Center to honor Lorne Michaels at 'American Songbook' galaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    The man behind one of comedy's longest running institutions is set to receive an honor next month, and a few of the comedians he's influenced will be on hand to celebrate his career. The Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts is set to honor Saturday Night Live creator and producer Lorne Michaels at the American Songbook gala on Feb. 11. The gala will include a performance written and directed by Tina Fey and Jeff Richmond, with Tituss Burgess, Jimmy Fallon, Cheyenne Jackson, Taran Killam, Jane Krakowski, Audra McDonald, Maya Rudolph, Martin Short, and other unannounced guests set to appear in Michael's honor.

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  3. Tina Fey, Jimmy Fallon And More 'SNL' Expats Will Sing...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Deadline

    Tina Fey and Jeff Richmond will write and direct a tribute to the Saturday Night Live creator and executive producer that will feature Tituss Burgess, Jimmy Fallon, Cheyenne Jackson, Taran Killam, Jane Krakowski, Audra McDonald, Maya Rudolph, Martin Short and some surprise guests at a gala for Lincoln Center 's American Songbook series on February 11. The Alice Tully Hall event is being co-chaired by Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts board members Adrienne Arsht and Bryan Lourd, and Hugh Jackman. Proceeds from the gala benefit will go towards supporting the American Songbook series and Lincoln Center's other performance series, as well as its educational and community initiatives.

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  4. Martin Short's Big NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2012 | NBC Miami

    The choice of Martin Short to host " Saturday Night Live " this weekend is about as surprising as his manic creation Ed Grimley missing an episode of "Wheel of Fortune." Short hasn't hosted "SNL" in 16 years.

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  5. El Guapo v. El Chapo: Haven't we seen this movie before?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Globe and Mail

    ... unemployed silent-screen actors - Lucky Day (Steve Martin), Dusty Bottoms (Chevy Chase) and Ned Nederlander (Martin Short) - set out from Hollywood to travel to the remote Mexican town of Santa Poco. They are responding to a heavily edited telegram ...

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  6. Oh, Canada! Trump and Cruz could use a history lessonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | The Hill

    ... City - are a slew of Canadian writers and performers. Americans don't think of Samantha Bee, Mike Myers, or Martin Short as "Canadian"; we think of them as television and movie pals who make us chuckle. Beyond wit and civility, there's that small ...

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  7. Martin Short To Receive Lifetime Achievement AwardRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 12 | WENN Blog

    Veteran comedian Martin Short is set to be honored with a lifetime achievement prize at the 2016 Canadian Screen Awards. The Father of the Bride star and former Saturday Night Live castmember will be presented with the honor in recognition of his exceptional contribution to Canadian TV and film.

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  8. Martin Short to receive lifetime achievement honour at Canadian Screen AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 12 | Globe and Mail

    Perhaps Norm Macdonald should begin to prepare his acceptance speech for a lifetime achievement award. After all, the comedian is hosting this year's edition of the Canadian Screen Awards, and Martin Short, the show's host for 2013 and 2014, was just this morning named the winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television.

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  9. Martin Short to Get Canadian Screen Awards' Lifetime HonorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 12 | Hollywood Reporter

    The Canadian funnyman known for his star turns on SCTV and Saturday Night Live will receive a gala tribute on March 13, 2016 during a national awards show airing on the CBC network. Also known as the man-child Ed Grimley and clued-out reporter Jiminy Glick characters, Short hosted the event in 2013 and 2014.

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  10. Martin Short to receive lifetime achievement honour at 2016 Canadian Screen AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 12 | CBC News

    Veteran Canadian funnyman Martin Short, creator of kooky characters such as Ed Grimely, Jiminy Glick and Franz Eggelhoffer, will be honoured for his lifetime achievement at the upcoming Canadian Screen Awards. The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television, which administers the annual celebration of homegrown productions, announced the honour on Tuesday morning.

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  11. The most popular 'Saturday Night Live' sketches of 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | Boy Genius

    ... but it may be worth watching if only to see Trump's repertoire of dance moves, not to mention a cameo from Martin Short. I'm surprised that this wasn't more popular, what with the insane amount of press Star Wars has been getting over the past few ...

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  12. NBC's Dateline Mystery Delivers Season-High in 18-49 DemoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... overall from 10-11 p.m. ET, with an encore of the Dec. 15, 2012 telecast of "Saturday Night Live" hosted by Martin Short with musical guest Paul McCartney): Is the #2 primetime show of the night on the Big 4 in 18-49, behind only "Dateline Mystery." ...

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  13. 'Innerspace' is funRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2016 | Examiner.com

    ... Wexler (played by John Hora), gets away with the syringe. He injects it into a human, Jack Putter (played by Martin Short), a hypochondriac who works at a grocery store. Tuck and Jack soon start communicating with each other. Eventually, Jack finds ...

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  14. Sunday picks: Steve Martin, Martin Short present an evening to rememberRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2015 | Daily Herald

    Comedians Steve Martin and Martin Short share the bill with the bluegrass band Steep Canyon Rangers for the sarcastically titled music and comedy concert "An Evening You Will Forget For the Rest of Your Life" tonight at the Rosemont Theatre, 5400 River Road, Rosemont. $49.50-$156.

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  15. Steve Martin, Martin Short wild and crazy guys at Riverside TheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2015 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    Steve Martin said it was "a longtime dream of mine...to perform at the Riverside Theater in Milwaukee" with his co-headliner Martin Short. It was obvious Martin and Short were thrilled to be on stage together--"More than a thrill, it's a complete and utter obligation," Short quipped--as the veteran funnymen, longtime friends and "Three Amigos" co-stars shared a lively evening of stories, skits and songs.

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  16. Top concerts this week: Steve Martin and Martin Short, El Vy and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    Comedians Steve Martin and Martin Short's performance at the Riverside Theater on Friday has been dubbed "An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Life." It's unlikely to live up to the title.

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  17. A very stupid conversation with Steve Martin and Martin ShortRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | Nuvo.net

    Our cover stars Steve Martin and Martin Short are coming to Old National Centre this weekend with the Steep Canyon Rangers. Read Ed's memories of performing with Martin Short, plus an interview with the Steep Canyon Rangers and a meditation on Steve's banjo playing by Punch Brother Noam Pikelny.

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  18. Seven minutes with Martin Short onstageRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2011 | Nuvo.net

    Our cover stars Steve Martin and Martin Short are coming to Old National Centre this weekend with the Steep Canyon Rangers. Read our interview with the Martins and the Rangers , plus a meditation on Steve's banjo playing by Punch Brother Noam Pikelny.

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  19. Moontower Comedy Fest announces part of lineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2015 | Austin American Statesman

    ... The festival takes place from April 20-23, 2016 at venus throughout Austin. Slated performers thus far include Martin Short, Kevin Smith, Maria Bamford, Jim Norton, Debra DiGiovanni, Piff the Magic Dragon, Sklar Brothers, Ron Funches, and Anjelah ...

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  20. Mirth, music set for Colosseum as Steve Martin, Martin Short to play the StripRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2015 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Steve Martin and The Steep Canyon Rangers perform at Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts on Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012. Steve Martin and Martin Short are performing a one-night headlining show, "An Evening You Will Forget For the Rest of Your Life," on March 6. The night starring two of "The Three Amigos" is to be a mix of comedic and musical numbers, with an appearance by bluegrass banjo outfit Steep Canyon Rangers scheduled.

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