Kate Erbland Biography

Seth Meyers’ Second Chance Theatre Presents Jason Sudeikis’ Favorite Unaired ‘SNL’ Sketch

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by Kate Erbland a day ago
NBC
‘Late Night’ host Seth Meyers’ Second Chance Theatre—a second home for the ‘SNL’ skits that never were—has so far given a playground to some wild stuff, but former ‘SNL’ star Jason Sudeikis had something a little more lo-fi in mind for his spin on the ol’ Second Chance-mobile. You can practically hear the pitch meeting: “It’s about a guy who wants to give juggling lessons, but everyone hates him.” Simple enough, right?

Why Meryl Streep Owes Emily Blunt (Big Time)

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by Kate Erbland a day ago
CBS
Things apparently got buckwild on the set of ‘Into the Woods,’ with acting queen of the world (that is her official title, by the way) Meryl Streep very nearly dying (read: probably not dying, but let’s go with it) when she almost fell off a table. It was, however, a witchy table that she happened to be jumping on while playing a witch, complete with witchy robes, which she (witchily?) tripped on. Streep’s fall was broken by one single brave soul: Emily Blunt.

Watch John Goodman Remember a Whole Bunch of Failed ‘SNL’ Sketches

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by Kate Erbland 2 days ago
John Goodman has hosted ‘Saturday Night Live’ a lot—13 times, to be precise—and the veteran actor has seen plenty of sketches come and go, including a few that probably just couldn’t be salvaged (even if they did star Will Ferrell and/or a bunch of very expensive chairs). On last night’s ‘Late Night,’ Goodman shared some of his very favorites with host (and former ‘SNL’ co-writer) Seth Myers.

Jennifer Aniston and Lisa Kudrow Get Jaw-Droppingly Foul-Mouthed in ‘Celebrity Curse Off’

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by Kate Erbland 2 days ago
What better way to celebrate Thanksgiving week than with a good, old-fashioned game of Jimmy Kimmel’s ‘Celebrity Curse Off,’ one that pairs two of America’s most beloved sitcom stars—former ‘Friends,’ there's nothing more American than that—in a foul-mouthed competition to the death? Fine, no one actually died during the latest round of the ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live,’ but there was plenty of chest-glutching and gasping.

Even Seth Rogen Thinks James Franco Is Weird

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by Kate Erbland 2 days ago
CBS
Seth Rogen and James Franco might be good pals and one of Hollywood’s most unlikely--and beloved!--comedy duos, but that doesn’t mean that they can’t step back and see each other for who they really are. For instance, Rogen thinks Franco is “a weird guy,” much like, well, most of America. Weirdly, though, Rogen promises that Franco is perhaps slightly less weird than we all think he is.

‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1’: 16 Biggest Differences Between the Book and the Movie

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by Kate Erbland 6 days ago
Lionsgate
The penultimate entry into the sprawling and blood-stained 'Hunger Games' franchise takes a decidedly hip and totally en vogue approach to its final two movies—splitting one (relatively slim) novel into two feature films, all the better to dive deeper into the burning revolution headed up by a reluctant Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence), further explore the various districts that make up Panem, and just make piles of cash in the process. ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part I’ might be half a story (and our review says as much), but it's pretty remarkable that screenwriters Danny Strong and Peter Craig were able to squeeze out an entire 123-minute feature film from 187 pages of a single novel (yes, we counted).

About That Time Mark Ruffalo Hulked Out on a Child

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by Kate Erbland 6 days ago
"Are you-- are you the Hulk?" Prepare yourself for, quite possibly, the most adorable and charming story about mistaken superhero identity ever. Sure, Mark Ruffalo plays the Hulk as part of 'The Avengers,' but we all know that he's not actually the Hulk...right? Well, if you happen to be a pre-schooler, that line might be a little (understandably) blurred. This is a bit of an issue when non-Hulk Ruffalo participates in normal activities -- including being the parent of a pre-schooler.

Edward Norton’s Remembrance of Director Mike Nichols Was Perfect

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by Kate Erbland 6 days ago
CBS
Many celebrities would likely balk at turning their late night chat show appearance into a remembrance of a recently passed star -- too emotional, too sad, too something -- but Edward Norton not only took the time during his segment on last night's 'Late Show' to talk about director Mike Nichols with host David Letterman, he did it was style, grace, and some really lovely personal stories.

Watch Gwyneth Paltrow, Chris Pratt, and Adam Sandler Read the Meanest Mean Tweets Yet

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by Kate Erbland 6 days ago
For his latest round of "Celebrities Read Mean Tweets," Jimmy Kimmel trotted out his most star-studded line-up of celebs yet, including Gwyneth Paltrow, Lena Dunham, Gerard Butler, Ty Burrell, Bob Newhart, Britney Spears, Geena Davis, Chris Pratt, Chloe Grace Moretz, Scott Foley, Michael Chiklis, Ted Danson (Ted Danson? who tweets mean things about Ted Danson?), John Stamos, Lisa Kudrow, and Adam Sandler. But he also rounded up the meanest collection of, well, #meantweets ever. These tweets are really mean, you guys!

Allison Williams Tries to Teach Jimmy Fallon How to Fly Like Peter Pan

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by Kate Erbland November 18, 2014 02:10 PM
NBC
'Tonight Show' host Jimmy Fallon is, perhaps, not quite ready to take to the skies in service to the mythos and magic of a Peter Pan tale, but when star Allison Williams asks him to do it, he kind of can't say no. After all, Williams is about to go high-flying on live television for an all-new 'Peter Pan,' the least Fallon can do is try it for a bit within the safety of his own studio.