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Saturday, June 2, 2012

Andy Samberg Will Miss 'So Many Things' About 'SNL'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Andy Samberg has wrapped his seven-season run on Saturday Night Live, a spokeswoman for the actor-comedian said Friday. Samberg won't return as a cast member next season, according to his publicist, Carrie Byalick. more ( 6/3/2012 12:32:12 AM -08:00 )

Andy Samberg Will Miss 'So Many Things' About 'SNL'
Andy Samberg Will Miss 'I'll definitely miss ... being able to do comedy on such a storied show,' Samberg tells MTV News about his 'Saturday Night Live' exit. By Josh Wigler (@RoundHoward) Andy Samberg's announcement that he'll no longer be a part of "Saturday Night Live" more ( 6/2/2012 5:25:10 PM -08:00 )

Andy Samberg not returning to SNL
Andy Samberg not returning to SNL Updated: 07:37, Sunday June 3, 2012 Actor-comedian Andy Samberg has announced he is quitting NBC's 'Saturday Night Live.' The 33-year-old said Friday that he will not be returning to the iconic live comedy program next more
Sky News Australia ( 6/2/2012 1:40:04 PM -08:00 )

Andy Samberg is leaving 'Saturday Night Live'
By LYNN ELBER, AP June 2, 2012 Among Andy Samberg's many skits on Saturday Night Live was his take on Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg — which the Internet titan liked so much, he invited Samberg to imitate him at a real Facebook conference in San more
The Province ( 6/2/2012 10:25:45 AM -08:00 )

Andy Samberg Confirms Saturday Night Live Departure
By Kate Stanhope, TV GUIDE It turns out, Kristen Wiig isn't the only Saturday Night Live cast member who graduated on the season finale. Andy Samberg, who uttered the lyrics "On these New York streets I hone my fake rap penmanship/That's how it began, more
Seattle Post Intelligencer ( 6/2/2012 8:36:59 AM -08:00 )

Andy Samberg confirms he's leaving SNL
By WENN.COM Comedian Andy Samberg has stunned fan by revealing he's leaving hit US comedy show "Saturday Night Live". The funnyman, who is the brains behind the weekly show's star-studded digital short movies, has confirmed reports suggesting he'll be more
London Free Press ( 6/2/2012 7:33:21 AM -08:00 )

Andy Samberg is Leaving 'SNL'
Andy Samberg is Leaving By Miriam Coleman While Kristen Wiig received a teary, Rolling Stones-soundtracked farewell on the season finale of Saturday Night Live, it turns out that she's not the only longtime cast member making a departure. Andy Samberg announced on Friday that more ( 6/2/2012 5:35:28 AM -08:00 )

Andy Samberg will not return to 'SNL'
by Lynette Rice Not another one! Andy Samberg has become the latest comedian to leave Saturday Night Live. In an interview with the New York Times Friday, Samberg said he would not return in the fall. “It's an incredibly emotional and strange moment in more
Entertainment Weekly ( 6/1/2012 11:19:02 PM -08:00 )

'It was one of the hardest decisions I've ever made': Andy Samberg confirms he
By Iona Kirby NBC had kept mum on whether or not Andy Samberg would be returning to Saturday Night Live next season. But now the funnyman has confirmed he will be leaving the comedy sketch show. However the move was no easy feat for the 36-year-old, more
Daily Mail ( 6/1/2012 10:13:07 PM -08:00 )

Andy Samberg Leaving Saturday Night Live
Andy Samberg Leaving Saturday Night LiveConfirming rumors that have been circulating for months, Andy Samberg has called it quits on Saturday Night Live after seven seasons on the show, according to The New York Times. "It's an incredibly emotional and strange moment in my life," Samberg more
E! Online ( 6/1/2012 7:37:20 PM -08:00 )

Andy Samberg Officially Leaving 'Saturday Night Live'
Andy Jun 02 ( - Samberg is following Kristen Wiig out the door at "Saturday Night Live." The comedian said he won't be returning to the late-night institution next season in an interview with the New York Times on Friday, more
Chicago Tribune (blog) ( 6/1/2012 6:20:16 PM -08:00 )

Andy Samberg Confirms He's Leaving 'Saturday Night Live'
In an interview with the New York Times, Samberg said that he would not return to the show next season. “It's an incredibly emotional and strange moment in my life,” Samberg said. “Obviously it's not a huge shock, but I did officially decide not to more
Huffington Post ( 6/1/2012 5:00:32 PM -08:00 )

Andy Samberg leaving 'Saturday Night Live,' following Kristen Wiig out the door
LOS ANGELES — A spokeswoman for Andy Samberg said the actor-comedian is leaving “Saturday Night Live.” Samberg's publicist, Carrie Byalick, said Friday that he won't return as a cast member next season. Samberg's exit follows that of “SNL” cast member more
Washington Post ( 6/1/2012 4:02:07 PM -08:00 )

Andy Samberg Not Returning to "SNL"
Andy Samberg officially announced that he won´t return to "Saturday Night Life" next season. The actor-comedian has been a part of the "SNL" cast for seven years. The news of his resignation comes two weeks after the tearful season finale as cast more ( 6/3/2012 4:44:47 AM -08:00 )

'SNL' star Andy Samberg heading to UK sitcom next
LOS ANGELES -- "SNL" star Andy Samberg, who recently announced that he is leaving the show, also is planning his next project. During a media day at Sunset Tower in Los Angeles for his film with Adam Sandler, "That's My Boy," the funnyman let slip that more
MyFox Detroit ( 6/3/2012 3:35:11 AM -08:00 )

Names and faces
By AP Andy Samberg has wrapped his seven-season run on Saturday Night Live, a spokesman for the actorcomedian said Friday. Samberg won't return as a cast member next season, according to his publicist, Carrie Byalick. Samberg's exit follows that of more
NWAOnline (subscription) ( 6/3/2012 2:42:35 AM -08:00 )

Second SNL cast member calling it quits
Samberg told the New York Times he will not return for another season. (Source: CNN) Some celebrities make sense when they promote a product. However, these just don't... not by a long shot.More >> Some celebrities make sense when they promote a more
WGCL Atlanta ( 6/2/2012 10:46:06 PM -08:00 )

Andy Samberg: 'Saturday Night Live' was 'incredibly demanding'
Andy Samberg: By Courtney Garcia On Friday (June 1), Andy Samberg officially announced he won't be returning to his steady gig on "Saturday Night Live" and at a Saturday press conference for his new movie, "That's My Boy," he joined fellow "SNL" alum Adam Sandler in more (blog) ( 6/2/2012 8:35:22 PM -08:00 )

Video: Andy Samberg confirms he's leaving 'Saturday Night Live'
On Friday, 'Saturday Night Live' cast member Andy Samberg officially announced he is leaving the show. He is the second of the ensemble group to announce his departure after the conclusion of the 37th season of the iconic comedy series. more ( 6/2/2012 7:44:31 PM -08:00 )

Samberg leaving Saturday Night Live
By Owen Weldon By Owen Weldon. Andy Samberg will be leaving Saturday Night Live. Samberg has officially decided to not come back to Saturday Night Live. Andy Samberg confirmed that he will defintely be leaving NBC's Saturday Night Live. more ( 6/2/2012 6:31:46 PM -08:00 )

Big tip: Ohio waitress gets feds' check for $434K

AP Veteran Cleveland waitress Ginny Hopkins grabbed her mail on her way to work and found a federal tax refund check for nearly $435000. She "laughed out loud," then took the check with her to Johnny's Downtown Restaurant to show around. more
San Jose Mercury News ( 6/2/2012 7:19:50 PM -08:00 )

Waitress gets US$434000 tax return
Tax Time 2011Doing your tax doesn't need to be daunting! Check out ninemsn Finance's Tax Time for tips and advice on how to make your 2011/12 tax return work for you. A US waitress expecting a $750 tax return instead received a cheque for more than more
Ninemsn ( 5/31/2012 4:40:17 PM -08:00 )

Waitress Gets Half-Million Dollar Tax Refund
Waitress Gets Half-Million Dollar Tax RefundVirginia Hopkins is a great waitress and she's used to getting great tips. But the one she got from her Uncle Sam on Tuesday nearly knocked her to the floor. Virginia is owed a tax refund of $754, for which she has been waiting eagerly. more
ABC News ( 5/31/2012 11:15:07 AM -08:00 )

Cleveland waitress receives huge IRS refund check by mistake
When Ginny Hopkins filed her tax return, she expected a refund of $754. Instead, she received a check for $434712. / AP file By Dick Russ, WKYC-TV, Cleveland By Dick Russ, WKYC-TV, Cleveland CLEVELAND (USA TODAY) — A longtime Cleveland waitress got the more
Detroit Free Press ( 5/30/2012 6:15:54 PM -08:00 )

Big tip: Waitress gets feds' check for $434K
By Anonymous AP Veteran Cleveland waitress Ginny Hopkins opened her mail to find a federal check for nearly $435000. She laughed, then took the check to her restaurant to show around. She enjoyed speculation on what she could do — her granddaughters more
Canton Repository ( 6/2/2012 1:54:10 PM -08:00 )

Cleveland waitress gets tax refund of more than $400000
Cleveland waitress gets tax refund of more than $400000By JohnThomas Didymus By JohnThomas Didymus. Cleveland - A Cleveland waitress, Virginia Hopkins, received the greatest tip of her 20-year career as a waitress from Uncle Sam on Tuesday. She is owed a tax refund of $754 but instead she got a check for more ( 6/2/2012 3:28:39 AM -08:00 )

Ohio waitress gets $434712 tax refund
Ohio waitress gets $434712 tax refundAn Ohio waitress is adjusting back to normal life after she received a half-million dollar tax refund in the mail this week. Good Morning America reports Virginia Hopkins has been waiting for a $754 dollar tax refund, but was surprised when she opened more
WCPO ( 6/1/2012 11:27:23 AM -08:00 )

Cleveland Waitress Gets Sent $400k By Accident, Returns It to the IRS
by Susana Polo | 2:01 pm, June 1st I like to think I get a healthy refund from the IRS (one of the few financial benefits of exiting college more than four figures in debt), and am pretty excited about receiving it every year, but Virginia Hopkins got more
The Mary Sue ( 6/1/2012 10:10:52 AM -08:00 )

For Ohio waitress, IRS gives wrong tax refund -- $433958 too big
Cleveland waitress Ginny Hopkins has been anxiously checking her mail for her $754 tax refund from the Internal Revenue Service, ABC News reported. She needs the money to fix her car, among other things. However, the refund check that arrived from the more
Alaska Dispatch ( 6/1/2012 9:13:21 AM -08:00 )

A Waitress in Cleveland Receives Refund Check for $435k
By Amee Ellsworth Ginny Hopkins has been a waitress most of her life. She has been waiting for her income tax return to arrive in the mail. The check she was expecting to arrive was for $754. When she excitedly opened the envelope that came in the mail more
allvoices ( 6/1/2012 9:03:49 AM -08:00 )

IRS Mistakenly Sends Waitress a $434712 Tax Refund
By Michael Cohn Ginny Hopkins, a waitress who has worked for nearly two decades at a Cleveland restaurant, received a tax refund check for $434712 in the mail from the Internal Revenue Service instead of the $754 she had been expecting. more
Accounting Today ( 6/1/2012 7:59:40 AM -08:00 )

Waitress Virginia Hopkins Receives Half a Million Tax Return from Uncle Sam
An Ohio waitress named Virginia Hopkins received an astonishing half million tax return from the IRS. She was expecting a check for $754, so when she received one for $434712, she knew something wasn't right. The Johnny's Downtown Restaurant waitress more ( 6/1/2012 7:55:18 AM -08:00 )

Waitress gets tax refund check of more than $434000
by WKYC-TV - NBC In Cleveland, OH CLEVELAND, Ohio-- People are often anxious when they're waiting for a check from the government. That was the case for a waitress who needed her tax refund to fix her car and pay some bills. more
KY3 ( 5/31/2012 3:03:07 PM -08:00 )

Cleveland waitress receives tax refund that is $433958 too big
Felipe Castro holds a sign advertising a tax preparation office in Miami Beach, Fla., on April 14, 2010. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images) Cleveland waitress Ginny Hopkins has been anxiously checking her mail for her $754 tax refund from the Internal Revenue more
GlobalPost (blog) ( 5/31/2012 3:01:31 PM -08:00 )

IRS makes $400K mistake
(NBC) - The federal government has slammed the brakes on more than two dozen bargain bus companies after a series of fatal accidents. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has declared the bus lines anMore >> Bobby Coley was shocked when a job more
WALB-TV ( 5/31/2012 2:08:45 PM -08:00 )

Waitress returns 6-figure IRS refund (video)
Waitress gets huge IRS refund check: A longtime waitress was supposed to receive a $754 tax refund, money she really needs to fix her car, among other things. What she found in her mailbox was a check for $434712. CLEVELAND -- Ginny Hopkins got the more
Bucyrus Telegraph Forum ( 5/31/2012 8:22:06 AM -08:00 )

What Would You Do With A $434712 Tax Refund Check?
What Would You Do With A $434712 Tax Refund Check?By Mary Beth Quirk on May 31, 2012 10:00 AM 0 views Coming into accidental money can be a heady thing — but while some of you might get a little nutty and go out and spend that "free" cash, we know others would return it. A Cleveland waitress spent her more
The Consumerist ( 5/31/2012 6:01:12 AM -08:00 )

Waitress gets huge IRS refund check
What she found in her mailbox was a check for $434712. more
First Coast News ( 5/31/2012 4:00:09 AM -08:00 )

Waitress gets wrong refund check — for $435K
A longtime Cleveland waitress got the surprise of her life this week when an enormous income tax refund check arrived in the mail. When Ginny Hopkins filed her tax return, she expected a refund of $754 — money she really needs to fix her car, more
Tucson Citizen ( 5/30/2012 8:19:48 PM -08:00 )

Cleveland: Waitress gets huge IRS refund check
Ginny Hopkins got the suprise of her life this week when an enormous income tax ... A gauge of Americans who signed contracts to buy homes fell in April from ... Fiat Industrial SpA has proposed a full merger with its US-based CNH farm and . more
WKYC-TV ( 5/30/2012 2:52:18 PM -08:00 )

Gaston County pastor has ties to Hatfields and McCoys

By LYNN ELBER A miniseries about the warring families set basic cable viewing records, according to Nielsen Co. figures the channel released Thursday. The three nights of "Hatfields & McCoys" were the top-rated entertainment telecasts ever for more
BusinessWeek ( 6/1/2012 8:34:41 PM -08:00 )

Charlize Theron Adapting Hatfields & McCoys Feud for Modern-Day TV Series
By Natalie Abrams, TV GUIDE On the heels of History Channel's record-breaking debut of its Hatfields & McCoys miniseries this week, news comes that Charlize Theron is shopping a modern-day adaptation of the Western tale, according to The Hollywood more
Seattle Post Intelligencer ( 6/1/2012 2:28:44 PM -08:00 )

'Hatfields & McCoys' is a History-changing success
The 'Hatfields & McCoys' miniseries brings big ratings to the History channel. The success of its first scripted program sets the stage for 'The Vikings.' Johnse Hatfield (Matt Barr), left, and Devil Anse Hatfield (Kevin Costner) in "The Hatfields more
Los Angeles Times ( 6/1/2012 12:43:01 PM -08:00 )

'Hatfields and McCoys' Makes TV History Relates GreenBeanBuddy
History Channel's 'Hatfields and McCoys' made television history. Entertainment news website related the details of the show's feat. The first part of History Channel's 'Hatfields and McCoys' was aired last Monday. more
Houston Chronicle ( 6/1/2012 12:32:50 PM -08:00 )

Silva Screen Records Releases Hatfields & McCoys Original Soundtrack
LOS ANGELES, June 1, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Silva Screen Records has released the Hatfields & McCoys Original Soundtrack, composed by John Debney (Iron Man 2, Predators) and Tony Morales (Supah Ninjas, orchestrator/arranger The Expendables). more
MarketWatch (press release) ( 6/1/2012 8:07:40 AM -08:00 )

History's 'Hatfield' goes out with bang: Basic-cable record 14.3 million watch
Auds stayed glued to the feud Wednesday, as History's finale of miniseries "Hatfields and McCoys" drew a whopping 14.3 million viewers. The huge tune-in breaks the record set Monday by part one of "Hatfields" (13.9 million) as the most-watched more
Chicago Tribune ( 5/31/2012 4:15:45 PM -08:00 )

History breaks own ratings record with conclusion of 'Hatfields & McCoys'
By Emily Yahr Sally McCoy (Mare Winningham) and Randall McCoy (Bill Paxton) in “Hatfields & McCoys.” (Chris Large - CHRIS LARGE) History officially broke its own ratings record with the third and final night of the channel's “Hatfields & McCoys” more
Washington Post (blog) ( 5/31/2012 2:43:21 PM -08:00 )

'Hatfields & McCoys': Just how hot were those record ratings?
“Hatfields & McCoys” fired off its last rounds with another ratings record. But it was nothin' compared with the old days of broadcast TV. History's three-part miniseries about the 19 th century clan feud starring Kevin Costner, Tom Berenger and Bill more
Los Angeles Times ( 5/31/2012 2:24:34 PM -08:00 )

Final Installment of 'Hatfields and McCoys' Draws Biggest Audience
Final Installment of By BILL CARTER The History Channel wrapped up a string of ratings successes Wednesday night as the third part of the miniseries “Hatfields and McCoys” reached a new audience high of 14.3 million viewers, vaulting the series into three of the top more
New York Times (blog) ( 5/31/2012 12:45:08 PM -08:00 )

'Hatfields & McCoys' wraps up with new ratings record
By Ann Oldenburg, USA TODAY The Hatfields & McCoys miniseries continued to be a blockbuster for the History channel, setting a new ratings record. Building on its first two nights, Wednesday's finale drew 14.3 million viewers. more
USA TODAY ( 5/31/2012 12:37:11 PM -08:00 )

'Hatfields & McCoys' breaks new ratings record
by Lynette Rice The final installment of the History Channel's family feud continued to attract great ratings. Night three of Hatfields & McCoys on Wednesday ended up surpassing the first part (13.9 million) by attracting 14.2 million viewers. more
Entertainment Weekly ( 5/31/2012 11:55:25 AM -08:00 )

Hatfields & McCoys' success lost on star Kevin Costner
LOS ANGELES — Not only is History's miniseries Hatfields & McCoys a smash hit, but it's earned star Kevin Costner glowing reviews while giving his career, which has hit a few bumps in recent years, new life and vibrancy. But Costner is not exactly more
Calgary Herald ( 5/31/2012 8:16:39 AM -08:00 )

Hatfields and McCoys big draw for History
By DAVID BAUDER AP Television Writer May 31, 2012 10:24AM This undated image released by History shows Bill Paxton portraying Randall McCoy in a scene from the History network's miniseries "Hatfields & McCoys." (AP Photo/History, Kevin Lynch) NEW YORK more
Chicago Sun-Times ( 5/31/2012 7:24:13 AM -08:00 )

"Hatfields & McCoys" finale: The families end the feud
"Hatfields & McCoys" finale: The families end the feud(CBS News) The last part of the "Hatfields & McCoys" miniseries aired Wednesday night as the feuding families finally decide to bury the hatchet. The impetus for peace is the hanging of Ellison "Cotton Top" Mount (Noel Fisher), the mentally challenged, more
CBS News ( 5/31/2012 6:01:43 AM -08:00 )

'Hatfields and McCoys' draws record-breaking audience
The History Channel show about two feuding families became a hit among cable viewers. NBC's Anne Thompson reports. >>> who would have thought that the big entertainment hit of this memorial day week would involve a family feud that started in the 1860s more ( 5/30/2012 3:18:39 PM -08:00 )

How 'Hatfields and McCoys' became cable's biggest-ever hit
How The History Channel miniseries 'Hatfields and McCoys' is the most-watched non-sports show ever on cable. Yes, it's violent and vulgar, but it's also good, movie-style entertainment, critics say. By Gloria Goodale, Staff writer / May 30, more
Christian Science Monitor ( 5/30/2012 2:50:47 PM -08:00 )

'Hatfields and McCoys' sets cable TV audience record
May 29 (Bloomberg) -- “Hatfields & McCoys,” History channel's miniseries about the famous family feud, drew a record cable audience to its premiere and encore showings last night. The program attracted more than 13.9 million viewers to become the more
Washington Post ( 5/30/2012 2:12:13 PM -08:00 )

Kevin Costner's Hatfield: Meet the Man Behind the Feud
By Stephen M. Silverman Kevin Lynch; AP Fourteen million cable TV watchers can't be wrong. As the dust settles on the History Channel dramatization of the great American feud – the network's ratings record-setter Hatfields & McCoys airs its third and more
People Magazine ( 5/30/2012 1:26:46 PM -08:00 )

"Hatfields & McCoys" earns high ratings again
"Hatfields & McCoys" earns high ratings again(CBS/AP) Most of Monday night's "Hatfields & McCoys" viewers tuned in for more of the backwoods blood-feud drama on Tuesday night. According to Nielsen company the second part of the miniseries was watched by 13.1 million people. more
CBS News ( 5/30/2012 12:15:37 PM -08:00 )

Second Night of Feuding Brings Second Night of High Ratings
By BILL CARTER The History Channel's spectacular success with the miniseries “Hatfields and McCoys” held relatively steady on Tuesday, its second night, drawing a total audience of 13.1 million viewers. That total was down a bit from the 13.9 million more
New York Times (blog) ( 5/30/2012 11:04:50 AM -08:00 )