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Seinfeld, Larry David Working on Secret Project

'Seinfeld' co-creators haven't collaborated on script since 1996

(Newser) - Could the next Seinfeld be on the way? During an "Ask Me Anything" Q&A session on Reddit yesterday, Jerry Seinfeld revealed that he and the iconic sitcom's co-creator, his friend and Curb Your Enthusiasm star Larry David, are working on a new project. The question was about... More »

10 Crazy Celeb Interviews

One of them involves removing an artificial leg on-air...

(Newser) - When celebrity interviews go wrong: Radar rounds up 24 of the absolute weirdest and craziest sit-downs. A sampling:
  • Princess Diana, separated from Prince Charles and having learned he cheated on her, told Martin Bashir, "There were three of us in this marriage, so it was a bit crowded."
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5 Older Celebs Who Dated Teenagers

Who says a 38-year-old can't date a high school student?

(Newser) - Lest you've forgotten this scandal, Jerry Seinfeld fell in love with Shoshanna Lonstein when he was 38 and she was 17—and still in high school; they dated for five years. Fox News rounds up 10 older celebrities who've dated teens, and while they're not all quite... More »

8 Celebs Who Are Glad They Got Fired

Howard Stern was just too shocking for one radio station

(Newser) - If you've ever been fired, it probably wasn't a pleasant experience—but take heart from these eight celebrities rounded up by the Week . They, too, got canned, only to move on to bigger and better things:
  • Jerry Seinfeld: He had a recurring role on Benson in the early
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Jerry Seinfeld in 'Really?' Spat With NYT TV Critic

Comedian's letter to the editor gets prominent placement

(Newser) - It's not every day that a letter to the editor makes headlines, but it's not every day that Jerry Seinfeld writes a letter to the editor. Seinfeld took issue with an article by New York Times television critic Neil Genzlinger yesterday, in which Genzlinger lamented the overuse of... More »

Seinfeld's New Show Truly About 'Nothing'

'Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee' is about, well, that

(Newser) - Looks like Jerry Seinfeld has trumped himself in his quest to make a show about "nothing." His new Web series, Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, has Seinfeld chatting with comedy buddies (like Larry David and Ricky Gervais) while driving, snacking, and—you guessed it—having coffee. Reviews are... More »

Seinfeld Launching Web Series

It's called 'Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee'

(Newser) - Jerry Seinfeld is combining his passions for cars and comedy in a new web series whose title says it all: Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. The show, which starts July 19 at this site , will feature comedians from Louis CK to Ricky Gervais, not to mention a pair of Seinfeld'... More »

Mets Send 'Seinfeld' the Chicken Down ...to Sanctuary

Bird didn't bring much luck against Yankees

(Newser) - The New York Mets' roster acquired a new member last week, but he's not too good with a glove. After a teammate called the Yankees "chickens," appropriately-named pitcher Tim Byrdak bought the team a pet chicken for luck ahead of a series against the Yanks. Unfortunately, it... More »

Why Bad Actors Do Well on TV

Willa Paskin argues that we learn to accept our TV family, flaws and all

(Newser) - Mad Men is one of TV's best shows, even though January Jones isn't a very good actress. Stana Katic is roughly as bad as the romantic lead on Castle, yet that show's fine, too. "Television is very kind to bad actors," observes Willa Paskin of... More »

Seinfeld, Soup Nazi Reunite in Super Bowl Ad

Jerry battles for new car

(Newser) - First it was Matthew Broderick as Ferris Bueller ; now, Jerry Seinfeld is looking back on past glories in a Super Bowl ad, Mashable reports. The commercial features Seinfeld battling to be the first to own a new Acura NSX. Trouble is, another guy already has dibs. So Seinfeld offers him... More »

Seinfeld to Sit in Regis' Chair

Comedian is first guest host on 'Live!'

(Newser) - Jerry Seinfeld is the new Regis … at least for a few days. Regis Philbin departs from his hosting gig on Live! on Nov. 18, and Seinfeld will join co-host Kelly Ripa from Nov. 21 to Nov. 23, the Christian Science Monitor reports. Seinfeld, the first scheduled guest host, will... More »

For Sale: Seinfeld's $18M Colorado Mansion

Comedian puts Telluride retreat up for sale

(Newser) - Jerry Seinfeld is selling his 14,000-square-foot Colorado estate for a cool $18.25 million. Sitting on 27 acres in pastoral Telluride, the 12-bedroom furnished ranch house has a guest house, four fireplaces, a 5,500-square-foot deck, and a private road. You can see photos at Realtor.com . More »

Seinfeld Puts His Comedy Online... Slowly

Comedian concerned with 'portion control'

(Newser) - Jerry Seinfeld wants to give his stand up to the world—eventually. He’s gathered up more than 1,000 clips of his comedy for the new JerrySeinfeld.com site he’s launching Friday, but he only intends to release three of them a day. “I don’t want... More »

Jerry Seinfeld: Gaga Is a 'Jerk'

He's mad the woman he 'hates' ended up in his box

(Newser) - Jerry Seinfeld didn't mince words when talking about Lady Gaga, code name Lady Gag-Gag. "This woman is a jerk. I hate her," said (joked?) Seinfeld during a radio interview last night. "I can’t believe they put her in my box, which I paid for." That... More »

9 Ridiculous Celeb Homes

Really, who doesn't need a place to put 1,000 shoes?

(Newser) - If you have the money to trick out your house with a private waterpark, three bomb shelters, your own runway, or a baseball diamond…why wouldn’t you? The Frisky lists the nine most ridiculous celebrity mansions:
  • Bill Gates: If you stay at his place, you get a chip so
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Seinfeld, 'Pacino' Upstage Law's Rule on SNL

And Sam Elliot has some very serious advice

(Newser) - Oh, so Jude Law hosted Saturday Night Live last night, but Popeater reports that a less-than-enthralling opening monologue was quickly upstaged by guest appearances by Jerry Seinfeld and, ahem, Al Pacino. Click the videos above to watch, and remember: Butts are for pooping. More »

Marriage Ref a 'Heinous' Mess

Jerry returns to NBC, but critics aren't wowed

(Newser) - Jerry Seinfeld returned to NBC last night with the highly anticipated debut of his reality/game show The Marriage Ref, but critics were largely unimpressed. A sampling of reviews:
  • The Marriage Ref is a mess,” concludes Adrian Chen on Gawker . It “falls into the reality show trap of
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Seinfeld Entangled in NYPD Parking Flap

Ex-cop driver uses expired narcotics placard for parking perks

(Newser) - Jerry Seinfeld's driver is in hot water with his former employer: the NYPD. The onetime detective popped a department parking placard into his car's window when he dropped the comedian off in Manhattan this week. But it's a Bronx permit that expired in 2007, reports the Daily News . A Seinfeld... More »

Jay Leno at 10: 'Right Idea, Wrong Time'

Jerry Seinfeld weighs in on Jay Leno, Conan O'Brien shuffle

(Newser) - In the great Jay Leno vs. Conan O’Brien debate, Jerry Seinfeld seems to be a dedicated member of Team Leno. The Jay Leno Show, and its 10pm slot, “was the right idea at the wrong time,” Seinfeld says. “I’m proud of NBC for trying to... More »

NBC Wants Seinfeld, Not Conan

As O'Brien's Tonight Show ratings struggle, NBC wishes for Seinfeld

(Newser) - Could Conan O’Brien be replaced as Tonight Show host—by Jerry Seinfeld? Maybe not, but that’s what many at NBC want. Executives tell PopEater that Conan has been struggling so much in the ratings department that replacement discussions have already begun, and Seinfeld's name is at the top... More »

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