Matchmaker Santa is only one of many cornball films in which Santa (Donovan Scott) helps a woman (Lacey Chabert) find a boyfriend (Adam Mayfield). This is the one where the vanilla extract was key. Carin Baer/Hallmark Channel hide caption

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The High And The Low In Holiday Movies

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Running A Comedy Machine: How Chuck Lorre Makes Hits

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Rob Delaney Talks About Gratitude, Perspective, Spaceships And A Career With Teeth

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Julie Klausner has written for television, traditional media, new media, and Joan Rivers. But she's also a very popular comedy podcaster — a job that, only a few years ago, barely existed. Ari Scott/Julie Klausner hide caption

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Making The Comedy Podcast: Julie Klausner's Life Of Conversation

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