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Melissa McCarthy Hosts Saturday Night Live: Watch Video of the Best and Worst Sketches


Without going anywhere near those “third time’s a charm” clichés, it’s safe to say that Melissa McCarthy’s return engagement as Saturday Night Live host carried the burden of great expectations.  READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO

Melissa McCarthy to Host SNL Super Bowl Wknd

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It’s the equivalent of a touchdown with a two-point conversion: Melissa McCarthy is set to host Saturday Night Live on Super Bowl weekend …READ MORE

Melissa McCarthy Hosts Saturday Night Live: Watch Video of the Best and Worst Sketches!


The last new episode of Saturday Night Live opened with Justin Timberlake getting inducted into the five-time host club. After Melissa McCarthy‘s stellar sophomore outing as the show’s emcee this week, let’s hope it doesn’t take her too too long to achieve that milestone herself. READ MORE

Pilot Scoop: Bradley Whitford Spies Asset, Rachael Harris Joins CBS Comedy and More


Bradley Whitford is entering the spy biz with a role in Fox’s drama pilot The Asset.

Also among the latest flurry of pilot castings: Comedienne Rachael Harris, American Horror Story’s Rebecca Wisocky, and Good Wife alum James Carpinello. READ MORE

Pilot Scoop: CBS Orders Comedy from Melissa McCarthy, Starring Her Husband


CBS has ordered a comedy pilot to be produced by Mike & Molly leading lady Melissa McCarthy and star her husband. READ MORE

TV Stars Eying Oscar: Who Made the Cut? Who Got Snubbed?

THE LYING GAME - "Pleased to Meet Me" - Emma, Ethan and Thayer follow up on a lead. Meanwhile, Laurel impresses the crowd at her mom's charity benefit with her singing talents and Rebecca and Alec get to know each other better. (ABC FAMILY/FELICIA GRAHAM)

The small screen loomed large Tuesday morning with the announcement of Oscar nominations, as a handful of current TV stars found themselves up for film’s highest honor.

The most high profile names to make the cut: READ MORE

Saturday Night Live With Melissa McCarthy: What Were the Best and Worst Skits?


After a cold open that whipped a few more welts into the dead horse of Kristen Wiig’s “Baby Hands on Lawrence Welk” routine, and a monologue that chugged along on pure charm (but a deficit of punchlines), I was worried that …READ MORE

TVLine Items: Covert Affairs Sneak Peek, Chuck vs. Luke Skywalker, Closer Casting and More!

COVERT AFFAIRS -- Season:2 -- Pictured: (l-r) Piper Perabo as Annie Walker, Christopher Gorham as Auggie Anderson -- Photo by: Frank Ockenfels/USA Network

According to a brand new (and totally badass!) promo for Covert Affairs, there’s something different about Annie Walker. We won’t spoil what exactly said thing is, but based on the 30 seconds of footage provided by USA Network, it won’t be too hard to figure out. READ MORE & WATCH PROMO

Emmys 2011: Five Best and Worst Moments

63RD PRIMETIME EMMY® AWARDS: Presenters Rob Lowe and Sophia Vergara announce Mellisa McCarthy winning Oustanding Lead Actress at the 63RD PRIMETIME EMMY® AWARDS at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles, CA, on Sunday, Sept. 18 on FOX.  CR:   © 2011 Fox Broadcasting Co.

The 2011 Emmy Awards are in the books, and while host Jane Lynch didn’t score nearly as many laughs per minute as last year’s emcee Jimmy Fallon, there were enough deserving and/or surprising winners to salvage the three-hour telecast from the scrap heap. (Raise your hand if you still can’t quite believe voters finally …READ MORE