TVLine Items: Justin Timberlake Back as SNL Host, Osbourne's Talent Replacement and More
The Emmy-winning singer/actor has been tapped to host the late-night staple for a fifth time, NBC announced Thursday. Pulling double duty, Timberlake will also act as the March 9 installment’s musical guest, performing tracks from his upcoming comeback album The 20/20 Experience.
And now, the burning question on everyone’s minds: Will Andy Samberg resurface for the episode? Perhaps even if just for another “Dick In A Box”-ish Digital Short with his old pal JT? Hit the comments with your predictions.
Ready for more of today’s TV dish? Well…
• Erstwhile Spice Girl Mel B (aka the “scary” one) will replace departing judge Sharon Osbourne on America’s Got Talent‘s eighth season. Production on the upcoming cycle begins with auditions in New Orleans on March 4, where B will make her debut (and possibly zig-a-zig ahhh.)
• Smash star Jack Davenport has landed the lead in ITV’s six-part series Breathless, Deadline reports. From Combat Hospital‘s Paul Unwin, the period drama centers on a group of gynecology doctors and nurses when Britain was on the brink of the ’60s revolution.
• OWN has picked up a third season of Tyler Perry’s For Better or Worse, which previously aired on TBS. The cabler will also air the series’ existing 45 installments.
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