The track record of shelved Weekend Update anchors isn’t particularly good. In short, after the majority have been replaced with someone new, they’ve never really been able to regain footing on the show. Fortunately for Cecily Strong, however, she’s one of the few anchors in the history of SNL who has maintained a steady presence in sketches during her tenure.
The Simpsons invaded the Hollywood Bowl this weekend for a fun night of jokes, music and more. The night was filled with celebrity guest appearances, but Conan O’Brien’s performance of “The Monorail Song” was among the night’s best.
Taking a cue from The Fault in our Stars, Red Band Society is a hip, hopeful and knowing drama about sick teens living in a hospital ward. Fox gets the tone right with its new series, creating characters that are multi-faceted enough to pique anyone’s interest.
The shifted episode schedule is throwing off my whole sense of time as it relates to what's going on in the Big Brother house. But it is an episode day, and those of you who watch tonight's episode will find out who won Head of Household in the Shovel competition rewind, and who they nominated. But do you want to know who won the Veto?
This week's Doctor Who ranks up there with the likes of other Steven Moffat masterpieces as "Blink." It might even have bold implications for the future of the show. Suffice it to say, if you missed this week's Doctor Who, you missed a lot.
Look! Up in the sky! It’s a bat signal! It’s an invisible jet! It’s Superman! But down here on the ground is Arrow, the greatest superhero to ever use a hoodie as his costume. And Season 2 just started streaming!
Mom stars Anna Faris and Allison Janney headed over to the set of The Ellen DeGeneres Show to promote the upcoming second season of CBS’ comedy. While on set, they were not immune to Ellen’s penchant for getting her guests to try different games.
Red Band Society has yet to premiere on Fox, but the network is already trying to cultivate a particular vibe for the drama. This week, the channel announced that former teen star Mandy Moore has been signed on to Red Band Society in a major guest role. She’ll feature in the series for multiple episodes, as part of one of the show’s adult arcs.
The Tonight Show cleverly got some of the characters from Sesame Street to appear for some good, clean fun. To celebrate Sesame Street’s 45th Anniversary, on Thursday, The Tonight Show crew scoured the Internet to come up with the best tweets featuring the hashtag #WhenIWasAKi
As a nation, we used to be really into codes and messages hidden inside of American symbolism, which turned Dan Brown’s 2003 novel The Da Vinci Code into a mega-bestseller. But now we’re totally into the government treating our privacy like garbage, so now Dan Brown's Digital Fortress is coming to TV. Don’t tell the government I said that about them.
Discovery Channel is getting political with its upcoming series Rival Survival, which will stick a Republican senator and a Democrat senator on a deserted island together to see if they can survive their time together. Feel free to confirm that you are not, in fact, reading an Onion story.
The latest repercussion of Ray Rice’s crime is the weirdest yet, as CBS’ Thursday Night Football decided to preempt their scheduled pre-game entertainment to focus more on Rice, Rice, Rice.
In a bold but somewhat shocking move, NBC has hired someone new to take a chair at the Weekend Update table. NBC obviously does not need three Weekend Update hosts, which means someone has been kicked out of the sketch for Season 40. Find out who here.
There was actual drama in the Big Brother house today. And given the lack of a live episode tonight, that's much appreciated. Ready to know who won Head of Household and who they nominated? There were also some great shenanigans, which we should get to see on Sunday night's episode.
A deal is near competition that will soon see the creation of a pilot for a prospective series called Titans - based on the aforementioned series of comic books. Akiva Goldsman, the producer/writer responsible for the early 2014 flop Winter's Tale, is taking care of the script for the new show along with Marc Haimes, a former executive turned screenwriter.