Live from New York! It's Prince and Chris Rock!
NBC announced Tuesday that the Holy Purple One, and the comic famous for his impersonation of the music legend, will appear on Saturday Night Live on Nov. 1 as the musical guest and host, respectively.
New Girl isn't taking the post-Super Bowl episode lightly.
Upon learning that the Fox comedy would air in TV's plum timeslot, executive producer Liz Meriwether said they immediately started planning with an eye toward making a spectacular episode both new viewers and old fans alike would enjoy. "Luckily, Prince reached out to us around the same time, so we started out ahead," Meriwether tells TVGuide.com. "With Prince wanting to do an episode, that was exactly what we needed to do for the post-Super Bowl episode."
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So how does the legendary music icon come into Jess' (Zooey Deschanel) world?
Well, that didn't take long. Prince has dropped his $22 million lawsuit against nearly two dozen online fans, TMZ reports.
The pop star sued 22 anonymous Internet users for $1 million each in papers filed two weeks ago for alleged "massive infringement and bootlegging of Prince's material." According to the 21-page suit, each of the defendants originally named were "responsible for up to thousands of separate acts of infringement and bootlegging."
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However, Prince changed his mind Wednesday and dropped the suit after those named in the lawsuit, many of whom run tribute and fan sites dedicated to him, removed the content in question. "Because of ...
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Prince will guest-star in New Girl's upcoming post-Super Bowl episode, E! News reports.
The musician will play...