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Jerry Seinfeld Previews Season 8 of Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee

Originally posted 06/16/2016 03:00PM

A version of this article previously appeared on EW.com.

Well before James Corden turned "Carpool Karaoke" into a viral hit, Jerry Seinfeld was mining mobile entertainment for laughs. Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, his offbeat, intimate talk show that is conducted in a vintage vehicle (and includes a pit stop for caffeine/foodstuff) returns for an eighth season of ridesharing – and story sharing – between humorists, who have included everyone from Steve Martin to Don Rickles to Tina Fey to Louis C.K. (And let's not forget President Obama.)

"It seems all I have to do is sit down with someone that interests me and interesting conversations just happen," Seinfeld, 62, tells Entertainment Weekly. "I have no cards, I have no notes. Something we just can't stop … Comedians are very chatty, very inquisitive. They're like watch-repair people: They like to take everything apart." Here, he takes us under the hood of season 8 – the premiere of which is now available on Crackle – by previewing all six episodes, before reflecting an installment from the first season that featured an old friend.

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Saturday Night Live

Feud Alert! Drake Beefs with Leslie Jones, Pete Davidson and Even Lorne Michaels on SNL

Originally posted 05/15/2016 08:15AM

Drake is no stranger to rap feuds, so it makes sense that his stint as a guest host on this weekend's Saturday Night Live would feature many, many feuds – no matter how trivial.

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Lorne Michaels Defends Kanye West's SNL Outburst: 'He Just Always Delivers'

Originally posted 03/02/2016 01:20PM

Lorne Michaels says that Kanye West's Saturday Night Live outburst wasn't nearly as dramatic as it sounded.

"Kanye's been on the show a lot of years, and it's always different," Michaels told E! News at the premiere of SNL alum Tina Fey's movie Whiskey Tango Foxtrot. "He's an artist, you know? A great artist."

Audio from the incident was leaked shortly after West's Feb. 13 performance and featured the rapper, 38, reportedly yelling, "Don't f--- with me" after finding out that producers had removed part of his set for the show.

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Meet Pete Davidson: SNL's 21-Year-Old Phenom

Originally posted 10/31/2015 03:45PM

For comedians, few stages are more intimidating than that of NBC's legendary Studio 8H, home of Saturday Night Live for over 40 years.

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Credit: Courtesy Michelle Trachtenberg
See All the Best Celeb Instagrams from the White House Correspondents' Dinner

See All the Best Celeb Instagrams from the White House Correspondents' Dinner

Originally posted 04/26/2015 10:50AM

Despite being dubbed "nerd prom" by social media, the White House Correspondents' Dinner is one of the most star-studded events of the year. Packed not just with political figures and journalists, the WHCD is also well-attended by models and stars from TV and film.

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Saturday Night Live

Mike Myers: 'I Was Scared' to Do 'Wayne's World' on SNL's 40th Anniversary Special

Originally posted 04/04/2015 01:45AM

[YOUTUBE "fpUtiqPmVIE"] It was one of the highlights of Saturday Night Live's 40th Anniversary Special, but the "Wayne's World" sketch, featuring Mike Myers and Dana Carvey, almost didn't happen.

"I didn't know I was invited. I never received a formal invitation," Myers told David Letterman on The Late Show on Friday.

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Credit: Ernesto Di Stefano Photography/WireImage
Leslie Jones Named New SNL Cast Member

Leslie Jones Named New SNL Cast Member

Originally posted 10/20/2014 10:50PM

Saturday Night Live just added a new face to the cast of its 40th season.

Leslie Jones is the latest lady to join the show as a full-fledged cast member after becoming a writer earlier this year.

Jones first auditioned for the coveted spot last fall as one of twelve finalists, but the role was ultimately offered to Sasheer Zamata.

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Meet Your New SNL Weekend Update Anchor

Meet Your New SNL Weekend Update Anchor

Originally posted 09/12/2014 11:40AM

Live from New York, we have a new co-anchor for Weekend Update!

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