The Big Bang Theory star Jim Parsons has been tapped to host Saturday Night Live, NBC announced Thursday.
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An ominous soundtrack of frantic fiddlin' sets the tone for "Bad Blood," the premiere episode of True Blood's third season, in which most of our beloved main characters are in a state. Sookie is searching for Bill, who's been kidnapped by an unusual bunch of bad guys who we'll be seeing a lot this season. Tara, Andy and Jason have come up with their own strategies for dealing with Eggs' death. After a not-so-friendly visit from the Queen, Eric and Pam need Lafayette's help. Sam tracks down his family in Arkansas. Jessica still has a lot to learn about being a vampire. And Arlene has some big news!
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Conan O'Brien ended his brief run as host of The Tonight Show with thanks to his fans and even the network that is replacing him a mere seven months into his dream job.
"Yes, we have our differences right now and yes, we're going to go our separate ways," O'Brien said of NBC, his employer of 17 years. "But this company has been my home for most of my adult life. I am enormously proud of the work we have done together, and I want to thank NBC for making it all possible."
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O'Brien, who had announced just 10 days earlier that he would rather leave The Tonight Show than accept a move to after midnight to accommodate Jay Leno's return to the 11:35 slot, said...
So what if Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy March were 21st-century Manhattanites rather than Civil War-era transcendentalists? That's the vibe I'm getting from Related — all the warm, fuzzy sister stuff I loved about Little Women mixed up with the outlandishly huge loft apartments and excessively impractical shoes I've come to expect from TV's version of modern-day New York City. And it's quite the day of life-changing events for the Sorelli family: Rose has pierced her tongue and changed her major; Marjee's been evicted; Ann's breaking up with her one-of-the-family-now boyfriend (don't leave us, Dan Futterman!) and Ginnie's pregnant. I'm pretty sure they wrote in that last major plot point at the last minute just to steal Tom and Katie's thunder. And to top it all off, their long-widowed pop finally popped the question to his new girlfriend. (Oh, and Tom Irwin? I don't care if you play Moving-Forward Dad here, or Sweet-But-Stern Small-Town Dad on R