1/1/20 O&A NYC SONG OF DAY: Judy Garland And Barbara Streisand- Happy Days Are Here Again

Barbra Streisand sings a duet with Judy Garland during episode 9 of ‘The Judy Garland Show’, taped on Oct. 4, 1963 and broadcast by CBS two days later. 
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12/26/19 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Peabo Bryson and Roberta Flack – I’ll Be Home For Christmas

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Peabo Bryson & Roberta Flack sing I’ll Be Home for Christmas on the TV special David Foster’s Christmas Album (NBC, December 10, 1993). Originally written to honor soldiers overseas who longed for home at Christmastime, I’ll Be Home for Christmas has since gone on to become a Christmas standard. Continue reading

12/26/19 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: Home for the Holidays – Saturday Night Live

A family (Eddie Murphy, Maya Rudolph, Kenan Thompson, Mikey Day, Chris Redd, Ego Nwodim) gathers around the dinner table to reflect on the holidays.
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12/25/19 WILDIN OUT WEDNESDAY: Mister Robinson’s Neighborhood: Christmas – Saturday Night Live

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Eddie Murphy as Mister Robinson teaches us how to have a very merry holiday in da hood. A post Christmas memento from Saturday Night Live.   Continue reading

12/25/19 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES CHRISTMAS SPECIAL: South Park – Mr. Hankey, The Christmas Poo

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Mr. Hankey, the Christmas Poo is the ninth episode of the first season of the animated television series South Park. It originally aired on Comedy Central in the United States on December 17, 1997. In the episode, the Jewish character Kyle feels excluded from the town’s celebrations during Christmas, and is comforted by Mr. Hankey, a talking and singing lump of feces wearing a red hat.  Continue reading

12/3/19 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Fred Rogers Testifies Before The Senate Subcommittee On Communications (May 1, 1969)

On May 1, 1969, Fred Rogers, host of the then-recently nationally syndicated children’s television series, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, testified before the Senate Committee on Commerce Subcommittee on Communications to defend $20 million in federal funding proposed for the newly formed non-profit Corporation for Public Broadcasting, which was at risk of being reduced to $10 million. Subcommittee chairman, Senator John Pastore (D-RI), unfamiliar with Fred Rogers, is initially abrasive toward him. Over the course of Rogers’ six minutes of testimony, Pastore’s demeanor gradually transitions to one of awe and admiration as Rogers speaks.
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11/29/19 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: It’s a Wonderful Trump Cold Open – SNL

Donald Trump (Alec Baldwin) gets his wish to have never been president granted and sees how the lives of Michael Cohen (Ben Stiller), Brett Kavanaugh (Matt Damon), Robert Mueller (Robert De Niro) and more have changed in an alternate reality.
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11/28/19 O&A NYC THANKSGIVING MORNING FUNNIES: First Thanksgiving – SNL

Pocahontas’ (Melissa Villaseñor) boyfriend, John Smith (Beck Bennett), comes over for Thanksgiving dinner with her family (Will Ferrell, Maya Rudolph, Fred Armisen).
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