Pope Francis is Time's Person of the Year.
"So much of what he has done in his brief nine months in office has really changed the tone that is coming out of the Vatican," Time managing editor Nancy Gibbs said during the reveal on Wednesday's Today. "He is saying, 'We are about the healing mission of the church, and not about the theological police work that had maybe been preoccupying us.' [He's stood out as] someone who has changed the tone and perception and focus of one of the world largest institutions in an extraordinary way."
Saturday Night Live
Live from New York, it's...NBC's hottest show? After nearly 40 years on the air and countless cast changes — including the losses of Kristen Wiig, Andy Samberg, Bill Hader, Jason Sudeikis, Fred Armisen and (soon) Seth Meyers in the last two seasons alone — Saturday Night Live routinely ranks as one of the Peacock Network's highest-rated series in the advertiser-coveted 18-to-49 age demographic (just below The Voice, The Blacklist and Chicago Fire). This...
Pop starlets like Miley Cyrus and Lady Gaga demonstrated in 2013 that they find it empowering to flaunt their sexuality, but singer Charlotte Church feels differently. The British songstress gave a lecture for the BBC earlier this year in which she said the music industry demoralizes women.
Danielle Brooks with Uzo Aduba and Oh Honey
This week, in order to get into the Christmas spirit, Orange Is the New Black stars Danielle Brooks and Uzo Aduba recorded a holiday medley, and someone made a mashup video of Captain Picard (Patrick Stewart) singing "Let It Snow." Also, Olympic diver Tom Daley posed a coming-out video, an adorable 4-year-old boy named Noah got over his embarrassment about wearing glasses on the Today show, and Steve Coogan did some spot-on celebrity impersonations for Ellen DeGeneres. Check out those clips and more in our weekly roundup of the best online videos:
Now that The Jonas Brothers are no more, Joe Jonas is opening up about some of the experiences he had as a world-famous superstar — including being part of the Disney juggernaut and smoking pot for the first time with fellow tween sensations Miley Cyrus andDemi Lovato.
Miley Cyrus, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, and the cast of Duck Dynasty are among Barbara Walters' picks for the 10 most fascinating people of 2013.
Carrie Underwood, Rashida Jones and Jimmy Fallon
It wouldn't be the holiday season without a musical duet from Jimmy Fallon and Rashida Jones! This year, the NBC colleagues were joined by Carrie Underwood on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon on Thanksgiving night to perform holiday-themed parodies of the year's biggest pop hits.
Simon Baker, Xander Berkeley
Our top moments of the week:
11. Worst Catch: Jess, Nick and the rest of the New Girl gang decide to go camping on Thanksgiving after Coach questions Nick's manliness. However, Nick once again gets down on himself when the trip quickly turns disastrous, prompting Jess to boost his ego by taking a big bite of the fish Nick caught in the water — the fish that, unbeknownst to Jess, Nick caught after it was already dead and floating near a...
Worst present ever!
Miley Cyrus' house was burglarized Friday, the day before the singer turned 21, E! News reports.
Mother of All Talent
Who knows child stars better than two child talent agents?
Mother of All Talent stars Nikki Galarza and Lorrie Tierney (who also happen to be mother and daughter) share their unique perspectives with TVGuide.comabout some of our favorite child stars — where they succeeded, where they went wrong and on the parents pulling the strings.