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TVLine Items: Syfy's Helix Cast Grows, Bill Hader Rejoins South Park, a Scandal-thon and More


On the heels of casting The Killing‘s Billy Campbell as its male lead, Syfy’s new Helix series — from Battlestar boss Ronald D. Moore — has filled a few other roles.

Hiroyuki Sanada (Revenge, Lost) will play …READ MORE

Ben Affleck Hosts Saturday Night Live: What Were the Best and Worst Sketches?


Fans hoping that Saturday Night Live might close out its lackluster 38th season on a strong note probably abandoned that sense of optimism after the evening’s first three sketches (not counting the opening monologue or that amusing, pre-taped Xanax: Gay Summer Weddings ad parody) proved about as funny as running your winning Powerball ticket through the washing machine. READ MORE

Bill Hader Announces Saturday Night Live Departure: 'It Has to Happen at Some Point'

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R.I.P. Stefon.

Bill Hader has tendered his resignation at Saturday Night Live, with this weekend’s season finale serving as his swan song. READ MORE

Exclusive Portlandia First Look: SNL's Bill Hader Drops By for Some Finale Fun With Fred Armisen


No doubt making Lost‘s John Locke proud, Bill Hader drops by this Friday’s Portlandia finale (IFC, 10/9c) to take Peter and Nance on a walkabout — and we’ve got your exclusive first look at the adventure. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO

Exclusive Bob's Burgers Video: SNL's Bill Hader Is In – and [Spoiler], [Spoiler] & [Spoiler] Are Out!

BOB'S BURGERS: The kids get the summer vacation their dad never had when he was their age, but they don't know what to do with themselves  in the all-new "Bob Fires the Kids" episode of BOB'S BURGERS airing Sunday, October 21 (8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX.  BOB'S BURGERS ™ and © 2012 TCFFC ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

Mass layoffs rock Bob’s Burgers this Sunday (Fox, 8:30/7:30c) when Bob, worried he’s depriving his children of a summer vacation, fires them from the restaurant!

And the staffing shake-up doesn’t end there. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO

What to Watch: 5 Web Series Worth Checking Out

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Rob Michael Hugel (I Hate Being Single) turns up on a quirky vlog to give dating advice, the online arm of Lorne Michaels’ production company premieres two new web series with Saturday Night Live stars, and First Dates’ Toby Harris (Seth Morris) might actually land a second date. READ MORE

Saturday Night Live With Charlie Day Hits Season-
High Ratings: What Were the Best/Worst Skits?

SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- Episode 1603 "Charlie Day" -- Pictured: (l-r) Maroon 5, Charlie Day, Kenan Thompson -- Photo by: Dana Edelson/NBC

As It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia powers through its seventh season, it’s no surprise that star Charlie Day was as polished as a urethane bowling ball in his SNL hosting debut. The winsome actor played deadpan and delirious at just the right moments, and he was well served by …READ MORE

Should SNL Bring Stefon to the Big Screen?


The Saturday Night Live-watching crowd seems to have arrived at a consensus: They are wild for Stefon, the tweaked-out club kid who frequents Weekend Update with his latest take on Trash, Push, Crease or whatever “the hottest” nightspot of the moment happens to be. And that makes us wonder-slash-worry: Could Bill Hader’s Stefon be the next SNL character to leap onto the big screen? READ MORE