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:
Win Butler of Arcade Fire, Reggie Watts, Jason Schwartzman
YouTube held its first-ever Music Awards Sunday, and the show was ... awkward.
Hosts Jason Schwartzman and Reggie Watts emphasized that the awards show was unscripted, but viewers probably would have been able to tell that even without the reminder. From the strange mini-scavenger hunts Schwarzman and Watts occasionally had to embark on to find the winner's name, to uncomfortable interludes between the performances, it's clear that the show has its share of bugs to work out before (if?) it returns for a second year.
Macklemore, Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber are among the nominees for the first annual YouTube Music Awards.
The nominations are based on YouTube data over the past year based on fan engagement, including views, likes, shares, comments and subscriptions. The winners of each of the six categories will be determined by fan votes, counted by sharing the official YouTube Music Awards nomination videos on Twitter, Facebook and Google+.
Edward Norton will host Saturday Night Live when the show returns on Oct. 26. It will be Norton's first time hosting the show, though he has appeared in sketches before, as far back as 1999.
YouTube is staging its first awards show later this year in New York City.
The show, hosted by actor Jason Schwartzman, will take place on Nov. 3at Pier 36 in Manhattan and will also be live-streamed, the Los Angeles Times reports. Acts including Arcade Fire, Eminem and Lady Gaga are scheduled to perform, and other performances from venues in Seoul, London, Moscow and Brazil will also be streamed leading up to the show.
Mick Jagger will make his first-ever live appearance on the Grammys stage, CBS announced Thursday.
The rock legend will perform as part of the telecast's "In Memorium" tribute, which pays homage to those in the music world who have died in the past year. Jagger will be joined on stage by his band and Grammy winner Raphael Saadiq.
Gwyneth Paltrow, Cee-Lo Green
Gwyneth Paltrow and Cee Lo Green are taking their act to music's biggest night: the Grammy Awards.
SNL unites Gwyneth Paltrow and Cee Lo Green; will they duet?
The Oscar winner will perform with Green at the Feb. 13 show alongside the Muppets, CBS announced Wednesday. It is not known what they will sing.
Eminem, Cee Lo, Lady Gaga to perform at Grammys
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