WWE superstar/actor John Cena will make his hosting debut on the sketch comedy’s Dec. 10 episode, NBC announced Friday. Maren Morris will serve as the musical guest.
The following week, Dec. 17, film star Casey Affleck will take the reins as host, with performances by Chance The Rapper.
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* Supergirl will take on iconic Superman villain Mr. Mxyzptlk in two episodes of Season 2, ComicBook.com reports. The role has not been cast yet, and no details are available about the CW series’ incarnation of the character.
* TV icon Betty White will guest-star during Season 5 of Young & Hungry as Gabi’s neighbor, who reluctantly helps the young woman figure out her next steps with Josh.
* NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley and Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan will appear as themselves on Modern Family when Phil participates in a charity basketball game, EW.com reports. The episode airs in late January.
* The breach of contract lawsuit filed by soaps producer Prospect Park against ABC in 2013 has been dismissed, and the rights to All My Children and One Life to Live have been returned to the network, SoapCentral.com reports. However, there is no indication that ABC plans to revive the shows.
* The syndicated game show Celebrity Name Game, hosted by Craig Ferguson, has been cancelled after three seasons, our sister site Deadline reports.
* TBS has greenlit the animated interstellar comedy Final Space, from executive producer Conan O’Brien. The series follows an astronaut and his adorable, planet-destroying friend as they embark on a quest to unlock the mystery of “Final Space,” the place where the entire universe ends.