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Live From ScreenCrush, It’s ‘Saturday Night Live’ Secrets!

You know Saturday Night Live as a staple of late-night TV for decades. But did you know the show had a different title when it first debuted in the fall of 1975? SNL was originally called NBC’s Saturday Night, because at the time a different show was using the title Saturday Night Live. That show, hosted by Howard Cosell, lasted 18 episodes on ABC before it was cancelled. Soon after, SNL adopted the Saturday Night Live name, which is how it’s been known ever since. That’s just one of the facts packed into the latest episode of the ScreenCrush series You Think You Know TV?

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How ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Trailer Would Have Looked in 1983

When he was still in charge of Lucasfilm, George Lucas liked to say that Star Wars was like poetry; it rhymed, in a cycle of repetition. There was Return of the Jedi, and then many years later (or some years before, depending on how you look at things) there was Revenge of the Sith...

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What Song Reminds You of Mom?

Researchers say that after smell, sound is the second biggest memory trigger. How many times has a song instantly transported you back to a place and time...

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Get Baked In The Village Of East Davenport

Are you hungry and don't want the normal spot in the Quad Cities, how about something new? There's a new spot in the Village of East Davenport called Baked Beer & Bread Co.

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Time To Get Your Sticks Out And Hit The Links

One of my favorite things to do in the spring and summer is to call up my buddies and get my golf clubs out and hit the local golf courses for a day...

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You Think You Know Carrie Underwood?

Carrie Underwood has been a mainstay in country music since winning Season 4 of 'American Idol' in 2005. Unlike artists who scraped their way to the top, the 33-year-old became an instant superstar, but she has more than the reality show to thank.

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Another QC Retail Store On The Chopping Block

Another brick and mortar retail store is about to bite the dust. Yesterday, Omaha, Nebraska-based Gordmans is preparing for bankruptcy.

According to Bloomberg...

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Have Fun And Help A QC Non-Profit

Are you looking for something fun to do this weekend while helping out a good cause? Friday night, join the New Kingdom Trailriders at their trivia night...

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Jason Aldean Plays ‘Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction?’

Jason Aldean's Wikipedia page is full of information, but like so many pages on the user-updated website, there is a good mix of facts, almost fact and flat-out fiction. The "Any Ol' Barstool" singer sat down to straighten out some of the details, sharing background info on his childhood, his parents' divorce and what truly happens in that barn on his farm.

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Country Singers Who Played Football

Country music's football pedigree dates back almost 70 years, when one country legend first strapped on his maskless leather helmet to toss the pigskin around.

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