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Exclusive Brooklyn Nine-Nine Video: Fred Armisen's Return Is ... Out of this World?!

Fred Armisen

Sunday's episode of Brooklyn Nine-Nine is special not only because of its primo post-Super Bowl timeslot, but because it also marks the return of Fred Armisen.

The Saturday Night Live vet first appeared in the comedy's pilot, but little is known about his character, Melipnos. So what is Melipnos... read more

Chevy Chase Books First Post-Community TV Role

Chevy Chase

Chevy Chase is trading community college for the hot ladies of Cleveland.

Chase will guest-star on Hot in Cleveland, marking his first television job since leaving Community, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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Gravity, Breaking Bad Take Top Honors at DGA Awards

Alfonso Cuaron

Alfonso Cuaron was awarded the top prize for Gravity at the Directors Guild of America Awards Saturday. The win comes a week after Gravity tied 12 Years a Slave for best film at the Producers Guild Awards.

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SNL: Jonah Hill Hosts, Leonardo DiCaprio Stops By

Jonah Hill and Leonardo DiCaprio

Third time's a charm?

Jonah Hill returned to Saturday Night Live this weekend to host the show for the third time, and his opening monologue featured a hilarious cameo from his Wolf of Wall Street co-star (and, apparently, mentor) Leonardo DiCaprio.

Other highlights from the episode included a couple of sketches about the upcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi, and the much-welcomed return of Vanessa Bayer and Cecily Strong's former porn stars-turned-infomercial representatives. Check out some of the night's best segments below:

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Weekend Review: Black Sails, Mitt and Lizzie Borden

Black Sails

It's quite a week for those who enjoy rugged armchair escapism of the historical epic variety. First came the three nights of Discovery's enjoyable gold-rush melodrama Klondike (repeated in its entirety on Saturday, starting at 9:30 am/8:30c), during which Jack London (played by Johnny Simmons) is heard rhapsodizing, "What you're looking at here is a walking, talking novel," as he surveys the squalor and violent desperation teeming throughout Dawson City, the miniseries' Yukon frontier setting.

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SNL Head Writer Colin Jost to Replace Seth Meyers on "Weekend Update"

Colin Jost

Saturday Night Live head writer Colin Jost will replace Seth Meyers as the co-anchor of "Weekend Update" in March after Meyers leaves to take over Late NightDeadline reports.

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Top Videos: Ellen Helps Seth Meyers Practice Interviews, Girls Tour, Frozen Censored

Seth Meyers, Ellen DeGeneres

This week, new Saturday Night Live cast member Sasheer Zamata took Girls fans on a tour of Brooklyn, and on the series itself, Marnie (Allison Williams) discovered a cringe-worthy — yet hilarious — video of herself on YouTube. The new Starz series Black Sails got an early premiere online, while Frozen got unnecessarily censored. Jennifer Lawrence flipped out on the red carpet at the SAG Awards when an interviewer dropped a major Homeland spoiler on her, and Ellen DeGeneres helped Seth Meyers practice his celebrity interviewing skills before he takes over Late Night next month. Check out those clips and more in our weekly roundup of the best online videos:

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Seth Meyers Announces First Guest for Late Night; Plans to Borrow From "Weekend Update"

Seth Meyers

Seth Meyers is still working out the kinks for when he takes over Late Night, but one thing he has for certain is his first guest.

Meyers, who takes the stage on Feb. 24 at 12:35 a.m./11:35c, told reporters at the Television Critics Association winter previews on Sundaythe first person to sit on his couch will be Amy Poehler. "She's basically Bono's common-law wife now," he joked, referring to her epic Golden Globes makeout with the singer.

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7 Things to Expect From Jimmy Fallon's Tonight Show

Jimmy Fallon

Jimmy Fallon's first Tonight Show guests will be Will Smith and U2, he announced Sunday at NBC's Television Critics Association winter previews.

U2's appearance ...
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Drake Hosts Saturday Night Live: What Were the Best Sketches?

Drake

Saturday Night Live welcomed Drake this weekend as host and musical guest on its first offering of 2014 and also gave new cast member Sasheer Zamata a chance to shine — even though the episode certainly wasn't one of the better installments from this season.

Despite his recent musical success, the Degrassi alum proved he's still got more than a few acting chops to show off, gamely doing impressions of everyone from Lil' Wayne to a dorky dad at a slumber party. Check out some of the highlights from the episode below:

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Premiered: October 11, 1975, on NBC
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