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WHCD: CNN Embraces the Hangover

If you’re tracking the spectacle that is White House Correspondents Dinner Weekend, take note: Sunday is the new Friday.  Sunday morning has long consisted of a few elegant affairs.  Mimosas atop the Hay Adams with Reuters.  RubbingShow More Summary

‘Nerd Prom’ Promises to Reveal the Real Story Behind the WHCA Dinner

Like any other prom, the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner — dubbed Nerd Prom, despite its ever increasing Hollywood-ification — requires prep. But in addition to dress and suit fittings, the day-of hair and nails, there...Show More Summary

D.C. journalists kick off ‘Sunshine Week’ by limiting coverage of their newsmakers event

The White House correspondent for CBS News tweets: Though Gridiron Dinner is an annual journalistic event, it bars TV, radio and photographic coverage of Pres Obama's remarks. — Mark Knoller (@markknoller) March 15, 2015 C-SPAN has tried for years to broadcast the Gridiron Dinner, but it’s never gotten permission from the journalists running the Gridiron … Read More

SNL’s Cecily Strong Featured on Cover of Capitol File

(Photo Credit: Nigel Parry) Saturday Night Live’s Cecily Strong will be hosting the White House Correspondents Association dinner in April, however, this hasn’t stopped her from getting more acquainted with the DC scene. The SNL cast...Show More Summary

‘SNL”s Cecily Strong on WHCD gig: ‘It’s a tough room’

The journos, committee chairmen, deputy undersecretaries, and assorted others who make up the audience at the annual black-tie White House CorrespondentsDinner as a bunch can be both jaded and thin-skinned, a bit uptight and possibly tipsy. So, good luck making them laugh! Cecily Stong, the “SNL” cast member tapped to provide the traditional comedy […]

Sofia Vergera made a connection at the White House Correspondentsdinner. And so did her ex.

Turns out, we shouldn’t feel too bad for  Nick Loeb, the “Onion Crunch King” and ex-fiance of “Modern Family” bombshell Sofia Vergera. The couple split  soon after attending last year’s White House Correspondentsdinner, where the actress apparently made a new connection with now-fiance actor Joe Manganiello. But now we’re learning that Loeb, too, met […]

‘C-SPAN Mom’ to be among the celeb guests at White House CorrespondentsDinner

Is it too soon to start talking about White House CorrespondentsDinner guests? The annual schmooze-a-palooza might be more than two months away, but news organizations’ scramble to secure hot celebrity guests has begun. And here’s our first installment of who’s (sitting with) who: C-SPAN is first out of the gate! That’s surprising, yes, but their […]

White House Correspondents Association Wants More Journalists at Annual Dinner

Politico reported on Wednesday that the White House Correspondents Association (WHCA) issued a memo to media organizations encouraging them to bring more real journalists and fewer celebrities to their annual dinner: An important priority for us is making sure that as many of your hard-working journalists who actually cover the White House, and are members […]

Note to White House Correspondents Association That Wants More White House Correspondents at Its Dinner

I read this article ("White House Correspondents' Association Wants More White House Correspondents At Dinner") and thought I should respond (yes, I brought Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne to the dinner years ago and many other big celebrities. Show More Summary

White House Correspondents' Association Wants More White House Correspondents At Dinner

NEW YORK –- The White House Correspondents' Association is urging news organizations to resist jockeying for celebrity guests for April’s annual dinner and try to invite more actual White House correspondents, according to a Wednesday...Show More Summary

Newswire: President Obama to be one of the final guests on The Colbert Report

While it’s not as great a send-off as having the character “Stephen Colbert” host the White House CorrespondentsDinner one last time (that honor went to Cecily Strong), it was announced last night that President Obama will be one of the final guests on The Colbert Report. Show More Summary

The sun sets on Stephen Colbert's sterling satire

4 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

In 2006, Stephen Colbert performed at the White House correspondent's dinner. For almost 25 uncomfortably hilarious and immediately divisive minutes, Colbert performed as the titular character of his Comedy Central show, damning virtually all the attendees, including then-President George W....

Remember when Wanda Sykes brought her brazen brand of comedy to the WHCD? #TBT

On Wednesday, Cecily Strong of “Saturday Night Live” was announced as the fourth woman to helm the 2015 White House CorrespondentsDinner in its 82-year tradition. For this week’s Throwback Thursday, we hearken back to the last time (nearly six years ago) that a woman emceed the nerd prom. Wanda Sykes’s pass at the mic wasn’t without considerable […]

Cecily Strong Picked for Correspondents Dinner

Saturday Night Live cast member Cecily Strong will headline the White House Correspondents Association's annual dinner in April. The 30-year-old comedian, who had a stint on the SNL Weekend Update desk, will be the fourth woman to host the event in its 82-year history.

SNL's Cecily Strong to Host White House Correspondents' Dinner

The entertainment for the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner in the spring has been announced. Cecily Strong, Saturday Night Live cast member and co-anchor of the show's “Weekend Update” will headline the event, reports The Hill. Show More Summary

15 More Obvious Choices Than Cecily Strong For The White House Correspondent’s Dinner

So a weird thing happened today -- Cecily Strong was chosen as the performer for this year's White House Correspondent's Dinner. See, I have nothing against Cecily, and in fact she's one of my favorite performers on Saturday Night Live,...Show More Summary

Harsh Words | Smart and Strong | Good Luck

4 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

TVNewser: Fox News’ Brit Hume called Al Sharpton ”a tax cheat and a crook” mainly because it seems like he is indeed both of those. FishbowlDC: SNL’s Cecily Strong will host next year’s White House Correspondents’ Association dinner....Show More Summary

SNL's Cecily Strong To Host Next Year's White House Correspondents Dinner! Find Out How She Landed The Honor HERE!

4 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : CocoPerez

She may be The Girl You Wish You Hadn't Started A Conversation With At A Party, but on April 25th, 2015, she's going to be the talk of the biggest party in Washington! The White House Correspondents Dinner has already found its host for 2015, and it's none other that Saturday Night Live star Cecily Strong! [ [...]

SNL's Cecily Strong to Host the 2015 White House Correspondents' Dinner

Cecily Strong will take on the big hosting duties next year – Entertainment Weekly Hugh Jackman and his wife are not headed for a split – Gossip Cop Zendaya‘s latest fashion shoot is stunning – Just Jared Jr Scarlett Johansson‘s twin brother is dreamy – Huffington Post Woah! Did Anna Wintour shade Kim and Kanye? [...]

Cecily Strong announced as White House CorrespondentsDinner host

The Girl You Wish You Hadn't Started a Conversation With at a Party will soon mingle with the president, members of the press and other Washington movers and shakers. Saturday Night Live cast member Cecily Strong is scheduled to host...Show More Summary

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