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Posted Tuesday 5/15/18 at 10:53PM EDT
Snoop Dogg recalls Tupac Shakur arriving at SNL with Madonna and a "big bag" of weed
The rapper recalled to Howard Stern this morning his first performance on Saturday Night Live in 1994. Coincidentally, Shakur was in New York at the same time, and Snoop needed some weed. "He was like, 'Don't worry about a motherf*ckin' thing, I'm comin' to Saturday Night Live, I'll be there in a minute,'" Snoop recalled. Shakur arrived soon after with a "big bag" of weed and Madonna. ALSO: Snoop Dogg and Martha Stewart's friendship started at Comedy Central's Justin Bieber roast.
Posted Monday 4/23/18 at 5:51AM EDT
Wink Martindale hopes to get together with Snoop Dogg
The 84-year-old legendary game show host took notice of The Joker's Wild host Snoop Dogg saying that he was one of the rapper's favorite hosts game show growing up, during a recent Jimmy Kimmel Live! appearance. To prepare to host a game show, Snoop Dogg said he sought advice from Bob Barker, Michael Strahan and Steve Harvey.
Posted Monday 4/16/18 at 12:41PM EDT
Snoop Dogg says he's being sought to host a late-night talk show
The rapper-turned-game show host says he's trying to "assess it all and see if it makes sense," adding: “There are people reaching out to me that like what they see and like what I’m doing. We’re in conversations right now with some big networks that want to see Snoop Dogg on late-night TV.”
Posted Friday 1/26/18 at 5:56PM EST
Jimmy Kimmel Live! had its “drunk and disorderly” debut 15 years ago today
A inebriated audience — including one woman who vomited — greeted Jimmy Kimmel for the launch of his then-live talk show on January 26, 2003 following the Super Bowl. George Clooney was Kimmel's first guest and Snoop Dogg was guest co-host for the week. They both drank liquor on air, along with the audience had access to free drinks. Snoop also raised his middle finger to the camera, stressing out the censors. “The producers’ decision to distribute beer and wine to the studio audience before the show hit the air around 12:30 a.m. Sunday night, did not go over well either,” The New York Post reported at the time. “The network had a meltdown,” then-executive producer Daniel Kellison told the Post. The audience that night included then-Disney CEO Michael Eisner and then-ABC boss Lloyd Braun.
Posted Thursday 1/11/18 at 2:57PM EST
TBS renews Snoop Dogg Presents The Joker’s Wild and Drop the Mic
Both game shows will return for a second season.
Posted Friday 1/05/18 at 11:08PM EST
Will NBC show Snoop Dogg’s halftime show during Saturday’s NFL playoff game?
The rapper is scheduled to perform during halftime of the Atlanta Falcons vs. Los Angeles Rams game airing on NBC on Saturday night.
Posted Monday 12/18/17 at 11:28AM EST
Snoop Dogg sticks up for Jay-Z after George Zimmerman threatens to “beat” him over his Trayvon Martin miniseries
Paramount Network’s upcoming Jay-Z-produced Rest In Power: The Trayvon Martin Story has ticked off Zimmerman, who was acquitted of killing the teenage Martin. Zimmerman threatened to “beat Jay-Z” over the miniseries, prompting Snoop Dogg to write on Instagram: “If one hair on jays hair is touched that’s when the revolution will b televised.”
Posted Tuesday 9/26/17 at 2:26AM EDT
Don Rickles’ talk show Dinner with Don is now available on YouTube
The new web series from AARP studios was recorded before the comedian's death earlier this year. In one episode, Rickles talks with Snoop Dogg about never smoking weed.