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Cecily Strong to host 2015 White House CorrespondentsDinner

The White House Correspondents’ Association announced today that Cecily Strong will be the entertainer at next year’s White House Correspondent’s dinner. Strong will

SNL’s Cecily Strong to be fourth female comedian to headline White House Corrrespondents Dinner

Finally, a response to the grumbling at last year’s White House Correspondents Association Dinner, where the evening’s comedic entertainment by Joel McHale was met in some quarters with ‘What, was Amy Poehler too busy?’: “Saturday Night Live” cast member Cecily Strong will headline the 2015 installment of the annual black-tie extravaganza. Strong will be the […]

Cecily Strong Scores Big Role: White House Correspondents Dinner Host

Making big moves in her career, Cecily Strong scored the hosting gig for the 2015 White House Correspondents Association dinner. In addition to the big stage, Cecily is also part of an elite group of women (only three others) to host the politically-driven event. In its 82 years of existence, only three other women hosted the event. Show More Summary

SNL’s Cecily Strong to Headline White House Correspondents Dinner

Saturday Night Live's Cecily Strong will provide the entertainment at next year's White House Correspondents Association dinner, the group announced Wednesday.

Cecily Strong To Perform At White House Correspondents' Dinner

"Saturday Night Live" star Cecily Strong will be the guest comedian at 2015's White House Correspondents' Association dinner, the association announced on Wednesday. Strong will be the fourth female comedian to ever do so. “Her political humor is sly and edgy, and it comes with a Chicago accent,' WHCA president Christi? Parsons said in a statement. Show More Summary

Cecily Strong To Perform At White House Correspondents' Dinner

"Saturday Night Live" star Cecily Strong will be the guest comedian at 2015's White House Correspondents' Association dinner, the association announced on Wednesday. Strong will be the fourth female comedian to ever do so. “Her political humor is sly and edgy, and it comes with a Chicago accent,' WHCA president Christi? Parsons said in a statement. Show More Summary

Cecily Strong will host the White House Correspondents' Dinner

The White House Correspondents' Dinner has found its next host. In an email on Wednesday, WHPCA President Christi Parsons announced that Saturday Night Live cast member Cecily Strong will serve as the emcee for the annual event, which unites members of the press and members of the Presidential administration for a swanky soiree. Show More Summary

Saturday Night Live Cast Member to Host White House CorrespondentsDinner

Cecily Strong will perform at next year's White House Correspondents’ Association dinner. In the 82-year history of the dinner, the current Saturday Night Live cast member will be only the fourth female host, following Paula Poundstone (1992), Elayne Boosler (1993), and Wanda Sykes (2009). WHCA president Christi? Parsons explained her reason... More »

SNL’S Cecily Strong to be Fourth Female Performer at WH CorrespondentsDinner

Saturday Night Live’s Cecily Strong will headline next year’s White House Correspondents’ Association dinner on April 25, White House Correspondents Association President Christi Parsons announced this morning. Strong joined SNL in 2012...Show More Summary

Brad, Jay and Jimmy all hit up the D.C. parties you missed

The number of celebrities roaming around D.C. this past week nearly rivaled that of the White House Correspondents’s Dinner weekend thats brings Hollywood to Washington every spring. It was no one event, but a movie premiere, a star-studded gala for the troops and an an award ceremony that brought bold-faced names like Brad Pitt, Jay Leno, Jimmy Fallon and Shia […]

Documenting the Next Generation of Drone Pilots

Swedish air force drone pilot watching a kid play a video game. Photo by Lucian Muntean During the 2010 White House Correspondents' Dinner, Barack Obama told the Jonas Brothers to stay away from his daughters. “I’ve got two words for you," he said, cueing up the punchline: “Predator drones. Show More Summary

Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganiello are in the news — again

Let’s just call it: Hollywood hotties Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganiello are the celebrity spokespeople for the White House CorrespondentsDinner. Done. Continuing the it couple’s unofficial speaking tour, Vergara revealed recently that...Show More Summary

President Fitz (R-Scandal) Explains What's Wrong With the Republican Party

When Tony Goldwyn shows up at the annual White House Correspondents Dinner, warm greetings from politicians quickly turn to accusations: “You are just a terrible president,” several told him this past year. And they may have a point....Show More Summary

WHCD couple Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganiello still going strong

Add red hot romance to the list of swag bag intangibles for next year’s White House Correspondents Association dinner. No one should leave the Hilton without it. The annual fete’s latest matchmaker bragging rights? The impossibly beautiful pair, Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganiello. The new celebrity it couple met for the first time at the dinner in May and […]

War Criminal Ollie North Says Obama Doesn't Pay Attention

The Obama Administration is furtively guarding their chosen strategy to deal with ISIL. This is reminiscent of a certain White House Correspondents' dinner where the President calmly played the part of a relaxed president enjoying a moment of levity. Show More Summary

Donald Trump, Whose Show Was Not Nominated for Anything, Hated the Emmys

4 months agoNews : Mediaite

Donald Trump, perhaps still bitter from his roasting by Seth Meyers at the 2011 White House CorrespondentsDinner, absolutely hated Monday night’s Emmy Awards show.

Donald Trump to Seth Meyers: You Should Never Have Been Hired

4 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

Apparently, The Donald still has not forgiven Seth Meyers for one of the all-time great set pieces delivered by a White House Correspondents Dinner host. Ahead of today’s big Primetime Emmys broadcast, Trump tweeted the following: FishbowlNY hopes that host Meyers will find a way to slip a reference about this tweet into the show. Show More Summary

White House Correspondents Association Has New President

The White House Correspondents Association has developed a sharper set of teeth over the years. It is no longer simply an elite organization which plans for the fancy dinner and parties in the spring. It is also a watchdog organization which fights for transparency, access to the president and his staff, and smoother relations in general. Show More Summary

Secret Service told to give Bradley Cooper 'free pass': new book

‘Silver Linings Playbook’ star Bradley Cooper was given a “free pass” by the U.S. Secret Service at the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner in 2013, according to an explosive new book.

Joel McHale Shares Christie’s Reactions to His WHCD Fat Jokes

5 months agoNews : Mediaite

Actor and comedian Joel McHale killed at the White House Correspondents Dinner this year, but some people thought he went. Not among those people: Chris Christie. McHale revealed on HuffPost Live today that he met up with Christie afterwards and he was actually pretty cool.

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