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Saturday Night Live: Alec Baldwin, Miley Cyrus Lend Edward Norton a Hand

Alec Baldwin, Ed Norton, Miley Cyrus

It was Edward Norton's first time hosting Saturday Night Live this weekend, but he got some helpful advice right at the start from a couple of veterans.

Alec Baldwin and Miley Cyrus made appearances during Norton's opening monologue, with 16-time host Baldwin offering Norton some tips — and Baldwin deadpanning that his turn in American History X was "hilarious." Cyrus basically promoted her upcoming tour and twerked later on in the episode (sigh).

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Dustin Hoffman "In Good Health" After Cancer Treatment, Says Rep

Dustin Hoffman

Dustin Hoffman is in good condition after being successfully treated for cancer, TVGuide.com has confirmed.

"It was... read more

Oscar-Nominated Actress Eileen Brennan Dies at 80

Eileen Brennan

Eileen Brennan, who earned an Oscar nomination for Private Benjamin, died on Sunday, The Wrap reports. She was 80.

The actress passed away in a Burbank, Calif., hospice, where she had been battling bladder cancer. read more

The Weekend Playlist: Watergate Revisited, Hemlock Grove, TV Movie Deluge

Bill Skarsgard, Landon Liboiron

This was another wrenching week in our nation's history when sudden tragedy galvanizes the country's attention, and all eyes (often fueled nowadays by social media) turn to TV for the latest developments — for better or sometimes worse, given the get-it-first-and-maybe-even-right nature of the 24/7 news cycle. We'll never forget those images of horror and heroism issuing from Boston, such is the nature of the medium and the immediacy of the message.

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Character Actor Willy Switkes Dies at 83

Willy Switkes, a character actor who appeared in Tootsie and Taxi Driver, has died, The Associated Press reports. He was 83.

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HBO Sued Over Alleged Horse Abuse Cover-Up on Axed Luck

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A former American Humane Association employee has sued HBO and Luck producer Stewart Production for aiding and abetting an alleged months-long abuse cover-up, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

According to the lawsuit, filed in Los Angeles Superior Court, Barbara Casey says the AHA observed drugged horses and... read more

Oscar-Nominated Character Actor Charles Durning Dies at 89

Charles Durning

Character actor Charles Durning has passed away of natural causes, the Associated Press reports. Durning died on Monday in his Manhattan home at the age of 89. read more

VIDEO: Meryl Streep Plays "Shag, Marry, Kill" on Watch What Happens Live

Andy Cohen, Meryl Streep

Which of Meryl Streep's former costars would the Oscar-winning actress bed? Seh spilled the answer on Thursday night's episode of Watch What Happens Live.

Playing host Andy Cohen's favorite game, "Plead the Fifth," Streep was asked to choose if she'd shag, marry or kill Jack Nicholson, Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman

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An Emmy Wish List

Damian Lewis and Claire Danes

Emmy voters are creatures of habit, known for nominating the same shows and stars year after year. Many deserve to be: Modern Family, Mad Men and their stellar casts, to name a select few. But in each of the top categories, there's opportunity to welcome new blood or correct past oversights. So here's a short list of some of the breakthroughs and/or underdogs I'd love to see make the cut when the nominations are announced Thursday morning.... read more

The Story Behind HBO's Cancellation of Luck

Luck

HBO has run out of Luck. On Wednesday, the pay cable network, along with executive producers David Milch and Michael Mann, announced an abrupt end to the Dustin Hoffman-starring drama, following news that three horses had died during production.

Whether it was the threat of continued negative press, or that no one could guarantee another horse would not perish during the run of the series, the surprising and quick decision to pull the plug has caused many in the media to theorize as to why.

HBO cancels Luck after three horses die during production

When a third horse died Tuesday during filming for the second episode of the second season, HBO quickly announced that all use of horses on the show would be suspended indefinitely. (Two other horses died last year during the filming of the first season.) But... read more

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