2016 has been a year fraught with death, sadness, and insanity, even if we’re just talking about what we saw on TV. Through it all, the laughter has never died. As proof, here are a whole bunch of TV moments that made us laugh this year.
This is not a list of the funniest things that happened on TV in 2016, since that would be really difficult and polarizing to compile. This is just a list of things that made us laugh really hard in 2016, and hopefully it will bring you as much joy as it brings … read more
“You Can’t Stop The Beat” by videos__ Run and tell that!
On Wednesday, Hairspray Live! totally justified just how excited we’ve been for the televised musical! We knew it was going to be AH-mazing, considering the star-studded cast is chock full of talent!
Ariana Grande lent her powerful pipes to four different songs, including a duet with fellow fierce female Jennifer Hudson!
Meanwhile, Disney darling Dove Cameron and newcomer Maddie Baillio proved they can hold their own with their A-list costars … read more
If you’ve never seen Billy on the Street — Billy Eichner’s on-the-ground game show that takes place in NYC — you’re seriously missing out. Over the years, the show has yielded some serious gems: Julianne Moore’s ambush acting, some Christmas cheer from a giggly Sarah Jessica Parker, and a cruel but hilarious prank pertaining to Seth Rogen’s death. The most thrilling part is, the best is yet to come. Back in September, the season five trailer revealed that one tiny charmer would be making an … read more
Chances are high that on this glorious morning after Thanksgiving, you will be completely hungover, stuck in a food coma, or nursing your feet from standing in the kitchen all week. Entertain yourself as you restore your mind and your stomach by listening to our favorite Celebuzz’d podcast interviews to date.
If you’re a fan of Stranger Things and want to know how the monsters came to life on-screen, listen to our interview with Charlie Heaton, who played Jonathan Byers in the Netflix sci-fi … read more
What’s life without a little song?
James Corden proved there’s a tune for every moment in life when he enlisted the help of Tony Award nominee Anna Kendrick and comedian Billy Eichner for a multi-layered musical sketch. “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once and awhile, you could miss it,” Corden told the audience, quoting Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. “So, tonight, we have 14 songs, 10 sets, one take and 0 pressure.”
From birth to starting their own family, the three stars … read more
Women may be falling over themselves for Don Draper, but it’s a whole different story when it comes to Jon Hamm.
In a preview for the Season 5 premiere of Billy on the Street, the Mad Men star joins host Billy Eichner to ask New Yorkers if they’d have a threesome with the two of them (for a dollar — natch). Unfortunately for Hamm, not a lot of people took up them on the offers.
Despite finally winning that elusive Emmy after seven — seven! — tries, many still weren’t impressed with the … read more
There are some questions to which the only answer is obviously yes, and this is definitely one of them. In tomorrow night’s fifth season premiere of Billy on the Street, New York City’s best yeller Billy Eichner takes to the streets with Jon Hamm to ask unsuspecting pedestrians one simple question: Would you have a threesome with Billy and Jon Hamm? If they answer yes, they get a dollar (and possibly a threesome?). If they answer no, they get nothing but ridicule, and the whole segment is just a … read more
You can’t stop the beat… unless, of course, you press pause!
And, that’s exactly what the cast of Hairspray Live! did when they took on the Mannequin Challenge! On Thursday, most of the show’s stars held perfect poses for nearly two minutes in their take on the viral trend.
Rather than playing Rae Sremmurd’s song Black Beatles in the background like most clips have done, the NBC musical aptly opted to use their cast’s recording of You Can’t Stop The Beat!
The AH-mazing video shows off stars Derek … read more
“Harris Lee Wittels, died on February 19, 2015 of a heroin overdose alone in his Los Angeles home.” That is the first line of the heartbreaking essay about the late comedian, writer and TV producer written by his mom, Maureen Wittels, penned for Huffington Post on Wednesday, November 2.
“My son grew up in an affluent, white suburban neighborhood. He was a ‘nice jewish boy.’ His dad is a physician and I am a retired teacher. My son would never, ever take that drug called heroin!’’ Wittels … read more
Time to put on a happy face, because we already know what NBC’s live musical will be in 2017! NBC president Bob Greenblatt just revealed that the network will be taking on Bye Bye Birdie in December of next year, with Jennifer Lopez set to both executive produce and star as Rosie Alvarez. The role was originated by Chita Rivera in the show’s first run on Broadway, and has also been played by Janet Leigh and Vanessa Williams in the two film versions of the musical. Bye Bye Birdie was inspired by Elvis … read more
Priyanka Chopra and Nicole Kidman were among the many members of Hollywood that were honored for their indelible style at the second annual InStyle Awards in Los Angeles.
Hosted by InStyle’s new Editor-in-Chief Laura Brown, the InStyle Awards took place at The Getty Center on Monday, Oct. 25, 2016, in Los Angeles. Celebrities including Sarah Hyland and Jon Hamm graced the red carpet and, inside, honored Kidman, Chopra, Tom Ford, Shailene Woodley and more.
Though Kidman was named InStyle’s … read more
Saturday Night Live is still looking for a host for its season premiere in the fall, but based on the celebrities who have put themselves in the running for the coveted role, it looks like the NBC show shouldn’t have a problem finding a suitable star.
Landing a hosting gig always has been a dream for many celebrities in Hollywood, but now it seems the popular job position is being sought out by actors, comediennes and even athletes. Simone Biles, Rachel Bloom, Billy Eichner and more have all expressed … read more
Worlds collided on Difficult People when Luann de Lesseps and Sonja Morgan of The Real Housewives of New York City headed to the Hulu series created by and starring Julie Klausner. For years Klausner shared her opinions on the ladies in the form of Real Housewives of New York City recaps. Her love of the ladies runs deep, so having Sonja and Luann there was “heaven,” Klausner said.
“I mean, listen. I love my show because we have the best and most insane random, but just wildly, fabulously diverse … read more
Team Kim, Team Taylor or Team No One?
After Sunday’s episode of Keeping Up With the Kardashians aired, Kim Kardashian shared a series of Snapchat videos that showed Kanye West on the phone with Taylor Swift six months ago. Everything seemed copacetic as the musicians discussed West’s song, “Famous.” Swift even approved the line, “To all my southside n—as that know me best / I feel like me and Taylor might still have sex.” At the time, West told her, “All I give a f–k about is you as a person … read more
If you’re anything like me, you heard the name “Julie Klausner” and thought, “Wait, I remember something weird about her?” The only reason I know her name is because Klausner started an absolutely insane Twitter beef with Zendaya earlier this year. Zendaya was doing her thing at the Kids Choice Awards and Klausner, who is nearly 20 years older than Zendaya, tweeted out a series of insults about Zendaya’s body – go here to review. So, we’re talking about Julie Klausner again. She’s … read more