TV Announcer Don Pardo Dead At Age 96

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(PCM) Don Pardo, best known for his work as the longtime announcer for NBC’s “Saturday Night Live”, has passed away at the age of 96.

Pardo passed away on Monday near his home in Tucson, Arizona and has worked on SNL since it began in 1975.

Pardo had a lengthy career during the golden age of radio before landing the announcing gig at NBC for “SNL” during the show’s first season. He continued to work on “SNL” through the end of last season, which wrapped up back in May. He can be heard performing the introduction in the finale.

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Ben Stiller On Running Wild With Bear Grylls

(NBC) Kick off your week with an epic adrenaline rush tonight! At 8/7c, the adventure continues on Running Wild with Bear Grylls as Ben Stiller tests his limits on the rugged mountains of the Isle of Skye. Then at 9/8c, Denver’s top athletes face off in the American Ninja Warrior regional finals for the chance to compete in the Las Vegas championships.

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Expect New Episodes Of Community After Christmas

Tv Guide magazine hosted the panel for Community at Comic Con yesterday and it was revealed that fans can expect new episodes of the series to begin sometime around Christmas this year.

The series was recently picked up for it’s sixth and supposed final season by Yahoo TV. The hash tag #six seasons and a movie has long been the running joke associated with the show and it does appear that prediction will be true.

When asked about the status of the recently departed cast member Donald Glover, show creator Dan Harmon teased “Troy’s out there somewhere and he may

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Christopher Walken Cast As Captain Hook In NBC’s Peter Pan Live

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(PCM) NBC had great success with the live adaptation of “The Sound Of Music” starring Carrie Underwood and now it seems they have set the bar higher with the announcement of a live version of “Peter Pan”.

While there have not been too many details about “Peter Pan” as of yet, we do know that actor Christopher Walken has been cast as Captain Hook!  Definitely an amazing choice and we can’t wait to see what he brings to the performance!

According to the Hollywood Reporter, the casting reunites Walken with his “Hairspray” film producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron. Thus … read more...

Walken To Play Hook

CWH(PCM) Last year NBC brought back live musical theater with it’s December production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC. This year NBC will again provide us with another musical classic Peter Pan on December 4th. It has been reported that Christopher Walken has signed on to play Captain Hook in this classic tale of the boy who doesn’t grow up. It has yet to be announced who will take the iconic part of Peter Pan. But NBC has promised it will stick to theater tradition and the part will be played by a woman. Some of the stars who have played

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