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‘Saturday Night Live’ Review: Chance The Rapper Charms His Way Through The Season’s Best

‘Saturday Night Live’ Review: Chance The Rapper Charms His Way Through The Season’s Best
The biggest shock to come from this week’s episode of “Saturday Night Live” is that Chance The Rapper can apparently exist without his signature hat. He might even thrive without it, which is a fascinating reality to accept. The point is, with or without the hat, Chance The Rapper hosts the best episode of this season so far, the first one to maintain a consistently good quality from top to bottom as well as successfully use the host to their strengths. In fact, Chance The Rapper showed signs in this episode of being the next Justin Timberlake for “Saturday Night Live” in terms of his versatility, gameness, and general sense of humor as a host.

The second biggest shock is that, despite the opening monologue, the “Family Feud” sketch, and some Weekend Update, this year’s Thanksgiving episode is not tied down to the concept of being a Thanksgiving episode.
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David Cassidy In Critical Condition After Organ Failure

David Cassidy In Critical Condition After Organ Failure
David Cassidy is in critical condition. The former “Partridge Family” star was rushed to a Florida hospital on Wednesday, and has been there since, a rep for Cassidy tells Et. “His organs are failing,” the rep reveals. “He is currently conscious and surrounded by family.” Cassidy, 67, has also been suffering with dementia, after being diagnosed with […]
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Ann Wedgeworth Dies: ‘Three’s Company,’ ‘Sweet Dreams’ Actress Was 83

Ann Wedgeworth Dies: ‘Three’s Company,’ ‘Sweet Dreams’ Actress Was 83
Ann Wedgeworth, a Tony Award-winning actress most widely known for roles on sitcoms Evening Shade and Three’s Company, died Thursday following a lengthy illness at a New York area nursing home, her family has announced. She was 83. Wedgeworth, who won a National Society of Film Critics Award for her tough but poignant performance in 1985’s Sweet Dreams – she played the mother of Jessica Lange’s Patsy Cline – won the 1978 Tony Award for best featured actress in a play for N…
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Damon Lindelof on Why We Need a New ‘Watchmen’ Now: ‘What We Think About Superheroes is Wrong’

Damon Lindelof on Why We Need a New ‘Watchmen’ Now: ‘What We Think About Superheroes is Wrong’
HBO has yet to officially green light a “Watchmen” TV adaptation, but Damon Lindelof has been hard at work on the series for more than a month. Chronicled with sly references and clever comparisons on the showrunner’s Instagram account, the series — which received a pilot order from the premium cable network in September — has already generated a lot of buzz.
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“Walking Dead” Actress Plans to Launch TV Show Called ” Preaching to the Choir”

“Walking Dead” Actress Plans to Launch TV Show Called ” Preaching to the Choir”
Walking Dead” actress Ann Mahoney launches a crowdfunding campaign for upcoming faith-based comedy “Preaching to the Choir” “I have been going to the same little church since I was two years- old, my mother is the organist, and my dad is the choir director, so I was in church every Sunday. I was raised in the United Methodist church, but I was raised by parents who really emphasized to me that we come from a place of no judgment.” Says Mahoney. Mahoney hopes that “Preaching to the Choir” a faith-based comedy show designed for TV will dispel the myths around
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‘Transparent’ Creator Jill Soloway Won’t Discuss Jeffrey Tambor Scandal, Advocates Anti-Harassment On-Set Rules

‘Transparent’ Creator Jill Soloway Won’t Discuss Jeffrey Tambor Scandal, Advocates Anti-Harassment On-Set Rules
Undoubtedly the set of Transparent has felt serious shockwaves over the recent accusations against its star Jeffrey Tambor. But speaking on a panel at Vulture Fest La on Saturday, the show’s creator and Ep Jill Soloway would not directly discuss the issue. “We have our own complications on Transparent,” she said. “And because there is an investigation that we are amidst I am not able to say anything at all about it. I’m trying to just protect the process and make sure…
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‘SNL’ WikiLeaks Cold Open Is Further Proof That Eric Trump Is Its Funniest Character — Watch

‘SNL’ WikiLeaks Cold Open Is Further Proof That Eric Trump Is Its Funniest Character — Watch
“…And I’m Eric!” With that simple declaration, a star was born. “Saturday Night Live” has been lampooning the entire Trump family for quite some time now, with Alec Baldwin’s take on Donald naturally getting most of the attention, but Alex Moffat’s impersonation of Eric has gradually emerged as the show’s funniest recurring character. The simpleminded son returned to last night’s espionage-themed cold open, which found him and his brother (Mikey Day) having a cloak-and-dagger meeting with Julian Assange (Kate McKinnon).

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Presented as an episode of “The Mueller Files,” the covert meeting begins with Eric waiting in the car as Donald Jr. and Assange get down to business. “Not to worry,” Don says. “I told him to honk the horn if he gets scared.” He does so immediately, of course,
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Quotes of the Week: Young Sheldon, The Orville, Flash, Scandal and More

Quotes of the Week: Young Sheldon, The Orville, Flash, Scandal and More
With just four days remaining until Thanksgiving, we’re feeling particularly grateful for the 20 terrific sound bites featured in our Quotes of the Week.

This time around, we’ve got a nod to Grease‘s Thunder Road scene on Riverdale, an uncomfortable family reunion on Scandal, a glimpse into Jake Peralta’s DVR on Brooklyn Nine-Nine and an identity crisis for Ghosted agent Max Jennifer.

Also included in this week’s roundup: double doses of DC’s Legends of Tomorrow and Grey’s Anatomy.

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‘Saturday Night Live’ Ratings Steady With Host Chance The Rapper & Eminem

Last night’s telecast of Saturday Night Live, hosted by Chance The Rapper and featuring musical guest Eminem, drew a 4.3 household Live+Same Day rating in the metered markets and a 2.0 in adults 18-49 in the markets with local people meters. That was in line with last week’s show, hosted by Tiffany Haddish with musical guest Taylor Swift, which averaged a 4.3 household rating and a 1.9 in the demo. SNL, whose totals do not include viewers for the encore telecast at 11:30…
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Young and the Restless Spoilers: Will Dina’s Memory Come Back?

Young and the Restless fans know Dina’s memory is not what it needs to be anymore. We know she’s sick, and we know she’s not right, and we know that she can’t possibly work through what is bothering her at this point in time. She’s upset, she’s beside herself, and she’s not sure what is going to happen with her life. She’s not sure she’s feeling all right, but she doesn’t know what is happening to her mind and her body. And she has no idea she is the only person who can help her own family find her missing

Young and the Restless Spoilers: Will Dina’s Memory Come Back?
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Marvel Entertainment Announces New Editor-in-Chief

Exciting news came from Marvel Entertainment recently as they have announced they have a new editor-in-chief. Axel Alonso has served this role in the company since 2011 but has now made the decision to leave. The person chosen to replace him in this role is C.B. Cebulski. Cebulski has worked at Marvel Entertainment in a full-time capacity since 2002 when he was hired to work as the associate editor. This is not Cebulski’s first promotion as in 2011, his talents and experience were recognized when he was promoted to vice president of international brand management. Now that Cebulski is in

Marvel Entertainment Announces New Editor-in-Chief
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The Bold and the Beautiful Spoilers: Why Do Katie and Wyatt Already Need to Spice it Up?

The Bold and the Beautiful fans have a question. We got to see Wyatt and Katie spice things up a bit last week, and that’s always entertaining. Every relationship could use a little spice now and then, right? But what happens when you’re in a new one and you still haven’t told people you’re a couple, you’re sneaking around and hiding things from your parents and your friends, and you still feel the need to spice things up? That can’t be a good sign, right? The act of sneaking around and keeping their newfound romance a secret a little longer

The Bold and the Beautiful Spoilers: Why Do Katie and Wyatt Already Need to Spice it Up?
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Here’s the Teaser Trailer of The Incredibles 2

Finally, Disney Pixar has released the first teaser trailer of the much-awaited The Incredibles 2. In the clip, we see Jack-Jack using his baby blues to laser-etch the movie’s logo. The green beamed stare thrills dad Bob (voiced by Craig T. Nelson). Everyone’s favorite family of superheroes is back in The Incredibles 2 – but this time Helen (voiced by Holly Hunter) is in the spotlight, leaving Bob (voiced by Nelson) at home with Violet (voiced by Sarah Vowell) and Dash (voiced by Huck Milner) to navigate a day-to day heroics of “normal” life. It’s a tough transistion for everyone,

Here’s the Teaser Trailer of The Incredibles 2
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‘SNL’: “Come Back, Barack”, Stay Awhile Pete Davidson & Chance Pays Off

Chance the Rapper made the most of his opportunity to host Saturday Night Live last night, a solid, confident turn for his first time at the gig. The show itself was, well, here’s hoping the Thanksgiving break provides cast and crew a chance to regroup and refresh. Despite a few highlights – a missing-you love ballad to Barack Obama, Pete Davidson’s Weekend Update riff on his rift with Staten Island – this Thanksgiving episode left a lot on the table. Let’s start with the…
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The Secret Protocol for When the Queen Dies

Queen Elizabeth II is the head of state for not just the United Kingdom but also the Commonwealth realms, which are a collection of members of the Commonwealth of Nations that range from Australia and Canada to Jamaica and Papua New Guinea. As a result, her passing would have huge consequences throughout much of the world, so much so that it should come as no surprise to learn that extensive preparations have been made for when that unfortunate day comes. For starters, the news of the Queen’s death will be communicated to high-level officials in the British government through the

The Secret Protocol for When the Queen Dies
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SNL: Watch Chance the Rapper's Musical Plea to Obama, Trouble In Gotham, Family Feud and More

SNL: Watch Chance the Rapper's Musical Plea to Obama, Trouble In Gotham, Family Feud and More
Saturday Night Live this weekend took a chance on Chance the Rapper, allowing the three-time Grammy winner to lord over Studio 8H despite having no proven track record in comedy. The results were mixed at best.

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A cold open featuring Kate McKinnon as Julian Assange was a letdown, but proved not-so-terrible by comparison to much of what followed. First up, a dreadful monologue that found Chance trying to become the “Mariah Carey of Thanksgiving,” calling on the cast to help craft a song as big as “All I Want for Christmas
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General Hospital Spoilers: Nelle is A Problem

General Hospital fans are still not sure about Nelle. She’s so devious and she has no idea why people don’t seem to like her. She’s a very habitual liar, but she often seems so confused that people are turned off by her. She’s still a little shocked that Michael dumped her when they ended up fighting about his mother and the lies she told Carly. Her first reaction was to try and win against his mother rather than be honest with her, but she also seemed to forget that all of this would go against her and make her look

General Hospital Spoilers: Nelle is A Problem
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Saoirse Ronan to Host Saturday Night Live This December

Saoirse Ronan will host the next episode of Saturday Night Live this coming December 2. U2 will serve as musical guest. Ronan’s hosting gig for the next episode was announced on-air during the latest episode which was hosted by Chance the Rapper. The show has also tweeted the announcement (you can check it below). This will be Ronan’s first time hosting the Emmy-winning late night sketch comedy series while this will be the fourth time for U2. The band has appeared three times before during the years 2002, 2004, and 2009. U2’s next album titled Songs of Experience will be

Saoirse Ronan to Host Saturday Night Live This December
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