Tuesday, January 31, 2006

The Sarah Silverman Program

Comedy Central said Monday it has ordered six episodes of a half-hour series starring Sarah Silverman. The show, tentatively titled "The Sarah Silverman Program," is set to premiere in the summer.

Based on an idea by Silverman, Dan Harmon and Rob Schrab, the series stars Silverman as a character -- also named Sarah Silverman -- whose absurd daily life will be told through an array of scripted comedic scenes and songs.

Saturday, January 21, 2006

Rise Up With Fists!

Sarah Silverman has a cameo in the new Jenny Lewis and the Watson Twins music video "Rise Up With Fists." You can watch the video at Myspace Videos. (requires IE)

Thursday, January 19, 2006

Sarah Silverman Set for Spirit Awards

Sarah Silverman has been tapped to serve as the M.C. for this year's Independent Spirit Awards, taking place March 4th in Santa Monica, CA. "I'm so happy to be hosting the Independent Spirit Awards!" Silverman said in a statement, "My boyfriend told me to say that I have a very independent spirit." Diana Zahn-Storey is returning to produce the event for the twelfth consecutive year. The ceremony will air live on IFC at 5:00 pm ET. The complete list of nominations were announced on indieWIRE.com back in November. [Eugene Hernandez]

Wednesday, January 18, 2006

Sarah Silverman "Chinks" On Conan

Poker Addict was generous enough to share with us one of Sarah's famous Conan O' Brien appearances where she uses the controversial word "chinks" during a joke on the air. The site also contains a transcript of Sarah defending her joke on Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher.

Saturday, January 14, 2006

Attention Sports Fans

Who knew that Sarah Silverman was such a sports enthusiast? Read this article by Sports Hollywood to learn about the sporty side of Miss Sarah. Contains a good biography, nice pictures, and some hilarious comments.

Tuesday, January 03, 2006

Crank Yankers

Comedy Central has a video library of some of Sarah Silverman's hilarious prank calls she made during her work on
Crank Yankers. She played the character of Hadassah, a young Jewish girl. Check out these links to watch these hilarious phone calls online:

Crank Yankers - Season One

Crank Yankers - Season Two

Crank Yankers - Season Three