OVERNIGHTS

Eddie Murphy Drives ‘SNL’ To 2-1/2 Year Highs

The latest installment — which featured the appearance of stars Chris Rock, Tracy Morgan, Dave Chappelle and more — currently ranks as the highest-scoring and most-viewed episode of the late-night sketch show since May 2017.

Eddie Murphy To Host ‘SNL’ For First Time In 35 Years

NEW YORK (AP) — Eddie Murphy will be returning to a place that helped launch his career — “Saturday Night Live.” The comedian will be the host of the sketch comedy show on Dec. 21, marking the former cast member’s first hosting appearance since 1984. Murphy was a cast member from 1980 to 1984, starring […]

Eddie Murphy Receives Top US Humor Prize

The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presented the comedian Sunday with the Mark Twain Prize, the nation’s top prize for humor. The evening’s most emotional tribute came from Saturday Night Live alum Tracy Morgan, who received a standing ovation from the audience. He called Murphy his “comedic hero.”

Eddie Murphy To Receive Kennedy Center Twain Prize

Eddie Murphy To Receive Kennedy Center’s Mark Twain Prize

Eddie Murphy Says He’ll Be On ‘SNL’ Anniversary

Murphy, Reinhold Back For ‘Beverly Hills Cop’ Pilot

CBS OKs Murphy ‘Beverly Hills Cop’ Spin-Off

Murphy, Ryan Turning ‘Beverly Hills Cop’ Into Series

Eddie Murphy Bows Out As Oscars Host

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Eddie Murphy has bowed out of his gig as host of the Academy Awards, following pal Brett Ratner’s decision to leave the show as producer because of an uproar over a gay slur. The news of Murphy’s departure came Wednesday, a day after Ratner quit as producer of the Feb. 26 […]

Eddie Murphy To Host Academy Awards Solo

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the tradition of Bob Hope and Johnny Carson, and later Billy Crystal, Steve Martin and Whoopi Goldberg, Oscar is going back to its comedic roots with Eddie Murphy as host. The actor and comedian will host the 84th annual Academy Awards, producers Brett Ratner and Don Mischer said Tuesday – […]

Eddie Murphy In Talks To Host 84th Oscars