Will Ferrell is lauded as being a fearless comedian with a sharp eye for the quirks of American culture, but some say he lacks the gravitas to be a national prize-winner.
April Fools' Day history is murky, and nobody knows its origins. So beware any Boston University professors who claim it originated in the court of Constantine.
Jay Leno's new show debuts tonight and features a Washington-based political correspondent.
With a black president, stand-ups may have to rethink some of their material.