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Andy Samberg is Making Us Watch the Emmys

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The 67th Emmy Awards air on FOX this Sunday, September 20 at 8 PM EST, showcasing the best of the best in television for the year. Expect stars, slinky gowns and hopefully a few musical numbers from host Andy Samberg (Yay!). To get everyone pumped, here are the top five things we’re looking forward to in this year’s show. The Red Carpet We can’t be the only ones who like the fashion parade on the red carpet way more than the actual ceremony. The Emmys are like a slightly watered down version of the Oscars—still glamorous, but with a few more risks thrown into the bunch. Either way: dresses, tuxes, shoes and jewels? Sign us up. Mad Men Mania The…

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Have Lunch with Stephen Colbert on Us

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“I’m trying to drop a few pounds…so I’m practicing portion control. I’m only eating small-sounding foods,” says comedian Stephen Colbert as he removes a Little Caesar’s pizza, a box of Thin Mints, and some baby back ribs to wash it all down. Now, just nearly a month and a half before he takes over the reins for David Letterman on CBS’ Late Show, Colbert is doing everything in his power to reintroduce his sharp-featured mug to the American public. This week, he’s hosting a five-installment lunch series officially titled, “Stephen Colbert has Stephen Colbert’s Daily Lunch with You, Starring Stephen Colbert.” The first and second installments have been posted and are, as you’d expect, wildly funny. My favorite bit from…

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David Letterman, last heir to the Carson legacy, says farewell

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When David Letterman signs off on his last edition of CBS’s The Late Show on Wednesday, he not only ends his remarkable 33-year tenure as the man millions of Americans loved to take to bed. He also draws the curtain on a remarkable television lineage, one that began on a different network with a different host, but that has been part of our cultural heritage for 61 years. The Late Show’s style of talk show began in 1954 on NBC with Tonight with Steve Allen. Allen’s show was the birthplace of the talk show as we know it—an opening monologue, a house band, celebrity interviews, audience participation and cameras that took to the streets for comedy bits. It was created…

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