Ted Danson, Arsenio Hall
This week, Anthony Hopkins discussed his Breaking Bad fan letter with Jay Leno, while Ted Danson played a game of "Cheers or CSI?" with Arsenio Hall. Jimmy Kimmel resurrected his annual Halloween candy prank video, and Aziz Ansari's new stand-up special premiered on Netflix. Also, a group of middle school football players put together a heartwarming special play for one of their teammates, and an aspiring filmmaker figured out a way to amuse New York City subway conductors on the job. Check out those clips and more in our weekly roundup of the best online videos:
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Anthony Hopkins' Breaking Bad letter: After binge-watching Breaking Bad, Anthony Hopkins wrote a letter to Bryan Cranston about how much he loved the show. He elaborates on the letter in this interview from The Tonight Show.
Jimmy Kimmel's Halloween prank: Jimmy Kimmel's annual Halloween prank— asking parents to submit YouTube videos of their children's reactions upon hearing that all their Halloween candy has been eaten — never gets old.
YouTube Music Awards: At the first-ever YouTube Music Awards on Sunday, artists like Arcade Fire, Eminem and Lady Gaga performed "live music videos" on stage. Watch Arcade Fire's "Afterlife," featuring Greta Gerwig, below, and check out the rest of the individual performances as well as the full broadcast here. (via Tubefilter)
Cheers or CSI?: Ted Danson stopped by The Arsenio Hall Show this week, and gamely took a quiz in which he was given plotlines and asked to identify whether they were from Cheers or CSI.
Subway Signs: An aspiring filmmaker based in New York City provided laughs for some subway conductors by putting his own spin on a bizarre rule that requires train conductors to point at signs within subway stations to prove that they're paying attention on the job.
Touching Touchdown: It's impossible not to be moved by this local news story out of Michigan, in which a group of middle school football players devised their own play (without their coach's knowledge) to ensure that a special needs teammate would get some time in the spotlight.
Aziz Ansari — Buried Alive: Aziz Ansari's new stand-up comedy special, Buried Alive, premiered on Netflix last week. In this teaser, the Parks and Recreation star explains why the world would be a better place if everybody reacted to things the way black men react to magic tricks. (via Tubefilter)