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Maya Rudolph Reveals Why Her Name Comes First in 'Maya & Marty'

Maya Rudolph is explaining why her name got to be first in the title of her upcoming variety show Maya & Marty, which co-stars Martin Short.

The Saturday Night Live alum told Entertainment Weekly that Martin came up with the title and she “kept her mouth shut.”

“My whole life I’ve known him as Martin Short, but when you get to know him he’s Marty, and Marty is a warm welcome as a name,” Maya said. “I felt like it ended there to let you know this is your buddy. Marty is letting you know what you’re in for.”

Pictured inside: Maya leaving SiriusXM studios after promoting the show on Tuesday (May 31) in New York City.

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'Maya & Marty' - Full Performers List for Episode One (May 31)

Maya Rudolph and Martin Short‘s brand new variety series Maya & Marty is having its premiere tonight (May 31) and you can see the full performers list here!

The new series will see the comedy stars joined by Kenan Thompson and a dream team of surprise celebrity guests every week.

NBC recently tested out the variety special genre with Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris and early numbers indicate that Maya & Marty will top the ratings.

Make sure to tune in for the series premiere at 10/9c on NBC and watch along each week.

Click inside to see the full list of celebrity guests… More Here! »

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Andy Samberg & The Lonely Island Premiere Osama bin Laden Song 'Finest Girl' - Watch Music Video!

Andy Samberg suits up to hit the red carpet alongside his The Lonely Island bandmates and co-stars Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone at the premiere of their film Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping held at the AMC Loews Lincoln Square 13 Theater on Tuesday (May 24) in New York City.

The three actors were joined by their spouses Joanna Newsom, Liz Cackowski and Marielle Heller, as well as Seth Meyers and his brother Josh, Maya Rudolph, Michael Bolton, Keegan-Michael Key, Questlove and Paul Scheer.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Andy Samberg

Andy and The Lonely Island recently dropped their brand new music video for “Finest Girl (Bin Laden Song)” in support of the flick and its soundtrack – Watch the NSFW clip below!


The Lonely Island – ‘Finest Girl (Bin Laden Song)’

45+ pictures inside of Andy Samberg and others at the premiere of PopstarMore Here! »

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Kristen Bell, Sophia Bush, & Taylor Kinney Do Promo at NBC Upfronts 2016!

Kristen Bell, Taylor Kinney, and Sophia Bush hit the carpet at the 2016 NBC Universal Upfront Presentation at Radio City Music Hall on Monday (May 16) in New York City.

Kristen was there to present her new series The Good Place while Sophia and Taylor were there to support their respective shows, Chicago P.D. and Chicago Fire.

Other stars in attendance included Blindspot‘s Jaimie Alexander, TimelessAbigail Spencer, Chicago Med‘s Yaya DaCoasta, The RoyalsElizabeth Hurley, Maya and Marty in Manhattan‘s Maya Rudolph, Taken‘s Jennifer Beals, Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce‘s Lisa Edelstein, The Blacklist: Redemption‘s Famke Janssen, Top Chef‘s Padma Lakshmi, Trial & Error‘s Krysta Rodriguez, and Great NewsAndrea Martin.

FYI: Kristen is wearing a Philosophy dress, Christian Louboutin shoes, and Ileana Makri jewelry. Sophia is carrying a Nathalie Trad clutch and wearing a Narciso Rodriguez dress. Jaimie is wearing a Kimora Lee Simmons suit. Jennifer is wearing Kurt Geiger shoes.

40+ pictures inside of the stars at the NBC Universal Upfront PresentationMore Here! »

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Olivia Wilde Gathers Star-Studded Cast for NYT Live Read!

Olivia Wilde is surrounded by her star-studded cast while attending the NYT & Film Independent Live Read of Hannah and Her Sisters on Friday (May 13) in New York City.

The 32-year-old actress directed and participated in the live read alongside her fiance Jason Sudeikis, her Vinyl co-star Bobby Cannavale and his girlfriend Rose Byrne, Uma Thurman, Maya Rudolph, Michael Sheen, Justin Long, and Salman Rushdie.

The RootsQuestlove took charge of musical direction for the event.

“The voices. Buncha lunatic geniuses that I very much worship. #hannahandhersistersliveread,” Olivia captioned the group photo on Instagram.

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Jason Sudeikis Joins Maya Rudolph for 'Angry Birds' Premiere

Jason Sudeikis reps his character on a hoodie as he arrives at the premiere of his new movie The Angry Birds Movie on Saturday (May 7) at the Regency Village Theatre in Westwood, Calif.

The 40-year-old actor was joined at the premiere by his co-stars Maya Rudolph, Bill Hader, Josh Gad, Billy Eichner, Tony Hale, Keegan-Michael Key, Ike Barinholtz, and more.

Jason told THR on the red carpet that his wife Olivia Wilde had helped craft some of the movie’s big jokes.

“She came up with this great gag in the movie where Maya‘s character is this free-range chicken. That was all Olivia,” Jason said. “She’s very good at puns, a very strong punner.”

25+ pictures inside of Jason Sudeikis and his co-stars attending the premiere of The Angry Birds Movie
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Olivia Wilde & Jason Sudeikis Spend Time in Hawaii for 'Angry Birds' Press

Olivia Wilde looks pretty in a white sundress while on the beach on Saturday afternoon (April 16) in Maui, HI.

The 32-year-old actress has been on the island with her one-year-old son Otis and husband Jason Sudeikis as he promotes his upcoming film, The Angry Birds Movie.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Olivia Wilde

That same day, Jason was spotted alongside his co-stars Josh Gad and Maya Rudolph while they took part in a press junket.

Also pictured: Olivia shopping on Friday (April 15) in New York City.

FYI: Josh is wearing a Tommy Bahama shirt and pants.

10+ pictures inside of Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis in Hawaii…
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