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Dennis Miller

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Dennis Miller

American stand-up comedian, talk show host, political commentator, sports commentator, actor, television personality, and radio personality add

Category: Music

Born in 1953.

Countries: United States (66%), Hawaii (9%), US (9%)

Main connections: HBO, Saturday Night Live, CNBC

Linked to: HBO, CNBC, Republican Party, American Broadcasting Company

 

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Dennis Miller was born in 1953 add something


1962

About his social status during this period, Miller writes: "When I went to college, I lived on campus, and the guys I hung out with made me do some things I'm not proud of, although they made the characters in "Revenge of the Nerds" look like the Rat Pack in 1962 add something


1971

Miller was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and grew up in Castle Shannon, a suburb, of Pittsburgh, where he graduated from Keystone Oaks High School in 1971 add something


1976

Miller graduated from Point Park College in 1976 add something

 

Miller graduated from Point Park College in 1976 with a degree in journalism add something


1980

During the late 1980s and continuing through the 1990s, Miller was generally perceived as a cynic on the left, ever eager to bash conservative Republicans add something

 

In the early 1980s, Miller hosted "Punch Line", a Saturday afternoon newsmagazine for teenagers, on Pittsburgh's KDKA-TV add something


1982

"The Dennis Miller Show" continued in the tradition of "alternative" talk shows, which started with the "Late Night with David Letterman" show, which debuted on NBC in 1982 add something


1985

He rose to fame as a cast member of "Saturday Night Live" in 1985, and subsequently hosted a string of his own talk shows on HBO, CNBC and in syndication add something

 

Saturday Night Live - Michaels' return in 1985 saw a cast reset that featured established talent such as Robert Downey Jr., Jon Lovitz and Dennis Miller


1987

Rob Schneider - After opening a show by comedian Dennis Miller in 1987, Schneider won a slot on HBO's 13th Annual Young Comedians special, which was hosted by Miller


1988

In 1988, Miller released a stand-up comedy CD, "The Off-White Album", derived from an HBO special titled "Mr add something

 

Miller married Carolyn "Ali" Espley, a former model from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, on April 10, 1988 add something


1991

When Miller left "SNL" in 1991, the anchor's chair was turned over to Kevin Nealon add something


1992

In 1992, following his departure from "Saturday Night Live", Miller launched a late-night TV talk show, "The Dennis Miller Show", syndicated by Tribune Entertainment add something


1994

Beginning in 1994, Miller hosted "Dennis Miller Live", a half-hour talk show on HBO add something


 

Miller hosted the MTV Video Music awards in 1995 and 1996 add something

 

This perception did not change much even when Miller told "USA Today" in 1995: "I might be profane and opinionated, but underneath all that are some pretty conservative feelings add something


1996

He was the host of HBO's 1996 series of election specials, "Not Necessarily the Election" add something

 

Miller declared himself a "conservative libertarian" in a 1996 "Playboy" interview add something


2000

In 2000, Miller beat out Rush Limbaugh and Tony Kornheiser for a job as color commentator on ABC's "Monday Night Football" add something

 

Mike Francesa - Francesa auditioned for the Monday Night Football job in 2000 that eventually went to Dennis Miller


2001

Miller's ideology changed significantly in the years following the September 11, 2001 attacks, when he became one of the few Hollywood celebrities backing George W. Bush and the war in Iraq add something


2003

In 2003, Miller provided short-lived regular commentary for the Fox News show "Hannity & Colmes" before moving on to do a prime-time political show on CNBC in early 2004 called, simply, "Dennis Miller" add something


2004

Miller has said that one of the defining moments, in addition to 9/11, for his move from the Democratic to the Republican Party was watching a 2004 primary debate between the nine Democrats contending for their party's nomination add something


2005

Catherine Seipp - She was a regular guest on CNBC's "The Dennis Miller Show" until the show's cancellation in May 2005


2006

On September 21, 2006, Miller returned to Fox News Channel with a two-and-a-half-minute commentary on illegal immigration during his "Real Free Speech" segment on "Hannity & Colmes" add something

 

In a radio interview with Penn Jillette on September 22, 2006, Miller explained his libertarianism, saying, " add something


2007

Miller co-hosted the game show "Grand Slam", which aired on GSN in 2007 add something

 

" In 2007, Versus, now NBCSN, tapped Miller to host "Sports Unfiltered" add something

 

In January 2007, Miller signed a deal with Westwood One to launch a weekday three-hour talk radio program add something

 

On February 21, 2007, while appearing as a guest on "The O'Reilly Factor", and again on May 25, 2007, while appearing as a guest on "The Tonight Show", Miller stated that he initially supported Rudy Giuliani for president in 2008 add something

 

Ken Jennings - In 2007, Jennings was invited to be a contestant on the game show "Grand Slam" hosted by Dennis Miller and Amanda Byram, a Sony Pictures production


 

Miller guest hosted the Slammy awards episode of WWE Raw on December 14, 2009 add something

 

Howie Carr - In June 2009, Carr filled in for Dennis Miller on "The Dennis Miller Show"


2011

According to "Talkers Magazine", as of spring 2011, Miller's show has an estimated 2,250,000 weekly listeners add something

 

Ghostbusters (franchise) - On August 25, 2011, Aykroyd told Dennis Miller on "The Dennis Miller Show" that "Ghostbusters III" was moving forward and planning to shoot in early 2012 with or without the involvement of Murray, saying, "What we have to remember is that 'Ghostbusters' is bigger than any one component, although Billy was absolutely the lead and contributed to it in a massive way, as was the director and Harold Ramis, myself and Sigourney Weaver


2012

During the Presidential election of 2012, Miller appeared on Fox News Channel and said that under Barack Obama, the US is on the road to the "European model add something

 

Miller and Dial Global signed an agreement in early 2012 to continue his show for an undisclosed number of years add something

 

On Monday February 27th 2012 Miller guest starred on Hawaii 5-0 on the episode Lekio along with another guest star James Caan add something

 

On February 27, 2012 Miller guest starred on Hawaii 5-0 in the episode Lekio, along with another guest star add something


2015

Miller currently hosts a daily, three-hour, self-titled talk radio program, nationally syndicated by Westwood One, though the program will cease on March 27, 2015 add something

 

Miller will end the radio show after his current contract expires on March 27, 2015 add something

 

Jonathon Brandmeier - In March 2015, Brandmeier will replace Dennis Miller as the midday host on Westwood One's nationwide talk radio lineup, including airing on WLS in Chicago

 

Jonathon Brandmeier - On March 30, 2015, Brandmeier replaced Dennis Miller as the midday host on Westwood One's nationwide talk radio lineup on 100-plus affiliates, including airing on WLS in Chicago


2016

In 2016 Miller did not endorse any particular GOP primary candidate add something