Seth MacFarlane Hosts SNL Season Premiere: What Were the Best and Worst Skits?

Season 38 of Saturday Night Live got off to an excellent start with Family Guy‘s Seth MacFarlane proving to be a hard-working, versatile presence as host.

The cold open (with Jay Pharoah replacing Fred Armisen as Barack Obama) and opening monologue (with MacFarlane nailing a wide range of voices in a cute musical number) were promising appetizers to an episode that scored laughs in pretty much every sketch — right down to …READ MORE & WATCH VIDEOS

TVLine Items: Seagal's Surprising Comeback, MacFarlane Roasts, and Other TV News to Know

Steven Seagal is once again Steven Seagal Lawman.

A&E has somewhat unexpectedly greenlit a third season of the docuseries, says EW.com, after it was shut down (and presumably scrapped) last year following accusations of sex trafficking against the action star. The lawsuit was later dropped, but Seagal’s Louisiana beat was swayed by the controversy, halting production on the show. Fortunately for Seagal, his friends in Arizona’s Maricopa County gave him his badge back.

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