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'DAWSON'S CREEK'S' VAN DER BEEK WILL HOST 'SNL'


Posted 01-18-99

The Buffalo News
01-09-99
By Page C6

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Promo for the primetime "Saturday Night Live: Best of TV Parodies" includes mention that Lucy Lawless will appear in it by grace of her SNL hosting gig.

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'SNL's' best of TV parodies

   "The View" also draws comedic fire in "Saturday Night Live: Best of TV
Parodies" at 8 tonight on Channel 2.

   Other shows that get parodied include "Judge Judy" featuring Cheri Oteri,
"Celebrity Jeopardy" with Will Ferrell as Alex Trebek and Darrell Hammond as
Sean Connery, "The Oprah Winfrey Show" with Tim Meadows as Winfrey, as well as
parodies of "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson" and "The Late Show With
David Letterman."

   Also included are spoofs of "Live With Regis and Kathie Lee," MTV's "The Real
World," A & E's "Biography" as well as many news show parodies, from "The
McLaughlin Group" to "Nightline."

   Many of "SNL's" past hosts appear, including John Travolta, George Clooney,
Kevin Spacey, David Duchovny, Lucy Lawless, Steve Buscemi, Claire Danes, Martin
Short, Susan Lucci and Bob Newhart.

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