TVLine Items: Mick Jagger to Host/Perform on SNL Finale, Law & Order Alum Is Single and More!

Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger will pull double duty on Saturday Night Live‘s May 19 season finale, serving as both host and the musical guest.

This will mark the rock icon’s first time as host and third time as performer.

In other SNL news, showrunner Lorne Michaels told reporters Wednesday that he, too, is in the dark about the rumored departures of vets Kristen Wiig, Jason Sudeikis and Andy Samberg. “I know there will be some [exits],” he said. “But it’s just sort of the nature of the way we work; that no one really talks about it until the season is done.” That said, Michaels added he would “like everyone to stay.”

The EP also said that a rumored Mitt Romney appearance has been shelved for now due to the probable presidential candidate’s busy schedule.

Ready for more of today’s TV dish? Well…

• Law & Order alum Alana de la Garza will guest-star in a Season 2 episode of VH1′s Single Ladies, playing a former supermodel who hires Keisha (LisaRaye McCoy) as her real estate agent. Single Ladies returns May 28; de la Garza appears in Episode 9.

Don Draper and Harry Potter could soon be the same person! As first reported by the U.K.’s Sun (and then confirmed by the more reliable Vulture), Jon Hamm and Daniel Radcliffe are both in talks to join a four-part British miniseries about Russian doctors set after World War 1. The two would play the same character in different time periods, with Hamm narrating the story.

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• Community co-showrunners Neil Goldman and Garrett Donovan have inked a two-year overall deal with 20th Century Fox TV. Under the new pact, the two will develop and supervise new projects for the studio, leaving their respective posts on the NBC comedy after three years.

NYPD Blue alum Charlotte Ross will co-star in Bounce, VH1′s basketball dancer-centric drama pilot. Per The Hollywood Reporter, the actress will play a former dancer-turned-basketball wife.

WWE Superstar John Cena will appear in the Tuesday, May 8 episode of Syfy’s Dream Machines with the ultimate request: transform his Corvette into the one-of-a-kind “InCENArator”.

TLC has given the green light to Tattoo School, a competition series (premiering May 24) that puts prospective tattoo artists through a two-week intensive training course.

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Comments (11)

  • Mick Jagger? That seems underwhelming.

    SNL I’m going to pitch it again: Joel McHale hosing. Donald Glover aka: Childish Gambino as musical guest. (who can jump into another skit freeing up Joel a little bit if he has to do The Soup that week)

    Comment by ZapThunder – May 3, 2012 10:23 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • I’d watch that.

      Comment by stacy – May 3, 2012 11:05 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
      • As would I. Excellent idea.

        Comment by Angela – May 3, 2012 12:51 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Seriously! I’m not even gonna watch it now

      Comment by Russ – May 3, 2012 09:33 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Wow SNL has some really bad guests, and with the season finale, they should have brought back someone worth watching Jimmy Fallon AGAIN would have been awesome
    Tina Fey, Will Farrell,,, I dont know.. I am sick of watching SNL and not enjoying it

    Comment by Jo – May 3, 2012 10:28 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • In my opinion, Mick Jagger should have hosted SNL in the 70s, why did it take them almost 37 years for Jagger to host??

    Comment by Mary Beth – May 3, 2012 10:28 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Wow Community lost it’s Showrunners?

    Comment by Josh – May 3, 2012 10:59 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • CO showrunners. Dan Harmon is the creator, executive producer, and primary showrunner. I doubt this will change anything, all we need now is for NBC to actually renew the bleedin’ show!

      Comment by Dizzle – May 3, 2012 11:38 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I think Nick Offerman should host SNL, he is hilarious!

    Comment by Vivien – May 3, 2012 11:52 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • The story would have been so much better if Dan Radcliffe was playing a young Don Draper.

    Comment by Ben – May 3, 2012 02:34 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
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