Don Pardo, who was the voice of Saturday Night Live for nearly four decades, died in his sleep Monday at his home in Arizona, The Associated Press reports. He was 96.
The Young and the Restless was the big winner at Sunday's Daytime Emmy Awards. The CBS soap took home six prizes including Best Drama Series, Best Drama Series Writing Team, Best Lead Actor (Billy Miller), and Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (Amelia Heinle).
The awards, hosted by Kathy Griffin, also honored The Ellen DeGeneres Show, which won its eighth trophy for Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show, as well as Steve Harvey, who was a winner for Best Game Show Host (Family Feud) and Outstanding Informative Talk Show (The Steve Harvey Show).
Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek has set a new Guinness World Record for the most game show episodes hosted by the same presenter. As of Friday, Trebek hosted a whopping 6,829 episodes of Jeopardy!.
Alex Trebek, Julia Collins
Jeopardy! contestant Julia Collins has already broken the record for consecutive wins by a woman on the game show, and Thursday night she may tie the record for second-most wins of all time (19).
Our top moments of the week:
14. Worst Exit: Controversial Jeopardy! winner Arthur Chu's 12-day winning streak comes to an abrupt end when he answers the final Jeopardy! question with the ...
Arthur Chu, the Jeopardy! contestant whose unorthodox methods angered many viewers, was finally beaten Wednesday, after amassing nearly $300,000 over 12 days on the game show.
Conan O'Brien and Alex Trebek
Conan O'Brien and his producers had a little fun on behalf of Jeopardy and particularly host Alex Trebek on Monday's episode of Conan.
During his monologue...
Max Thieriot, Vera Farmiga and Freddie Highmore
A&E certainly has an eye for talent, with the brooding Chloë Sevigny joining the electrifying Vera Farmiga in back-to-back Monday psycho- (or Psycho) dramas. Unfortunately, the former Big Love scene-stealer is not nearly as well served by the unpleasant formula dreariness of Those Who Kill (10/9c), an adaptation of a Danish series that takes a by-the-numbers approach to some truly ghastly serial-killer action.
Nina Dobrev and Ian Somerhalder
Our top moments of the week:
12. Most Brutal Setback: After nearly dying trying to save a baby from a fire in the fall finale of Chicago Fire, viewers are surprised to see Casey alive and well and acting like nothing ever happened. His physical wounds may have healed, but the emotional toll is brutal. Moments after helping a hostage escape from a robber during another fire, Casey takes the bad guy to task and punches him to a bloody pulp. Yeah, that's definitely not part of the job description.
11. Safest Ending: On the buttoned-up season -- and likely series -- finale of the low-rated Hostages, Ellen saves the president's life and...
Parks and Recreation
This week, Alex Trebek made headlines by rapping some clues on Jeopardy!, while Dennis Rodman garnered more negative attention by having an epic meltdown during an interview with CNN. The cast and crew of Parks and Recreation celebrated the show's 100th episode, and Saturday Night Live responded to its lack of diversity problem by adding Sasheer Zamata to the cast. And last week, thousands of people gathered in New York City's Times Square to ring in 2014. Check out those clips and more in our weekly roundup of the best online videos: