Got 300 hours to spare? The cable network FXX has announced that it will air all 600 episodes of The Simpsons starting on Thanksgiving Day. The 300-hour marathon will run through Dec. 4. Back in 2014, the network set a new world record for the longest TV marathon, airing 552 episodes over the course of 12 days. The series 600th episode airs on Oct. 19 on Fox. Discuss
One of Saturday Night Live’s newest cast members has found herself in a controversy over some of her old tweets.
Earlier this month, the show announced that Melissa Villaseñor would be joining the show, making her the first Latina cast member. Just before the announcement though, Villaseñor changed her Twitter account to private and deleted about 2,000 tweets dating back six years. It turns out, she’s said some pretty offensive and racist stuff. (If you want to read them, Buzzed has collected some with the help of writer Aura Bogado.)
As Bogado explained in an interview with Buzzfeed, some of the tweets aren’t even really jokes, just racist statements. As of now, neither Villaseñor or SNL have issued any sort of statement about the tweets. Discuss
It’s happening. During an interview on The Today Show this morning, actor Jeffrey Tambor—the Bluth family patriarch himself—revealed that a new season of Arrested Development is finally happening, and production kicks off soon. Al Roker asked Tambor if there was any updates to rumors that a new season was in the works, and Tambor said, “My marching orders are to go to work [in] January.”
It isn’t a huge revelation, as show creator Mitch Hurwitz has previously said he was at work on new season, at one point, saying he hoped to have it done by November of this year. Though that’s not happening, it does appear that more AD is in officially on the way. Discuss
You may have seen James Corden trending on Facebook since yesterday. The Late Late Show host is the star of a new ad for Apple Music, that is evidently, extremely polarizing. (Come on! We thought it was funny!)
Just days after GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump was a guest on The Tonight Show, Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton made her own appearance alongside Jimmy Fallon. Though there was no hair tousling this time, both had some fun making light-hearted jabs at each other.
When the interview started, Fallon made light of Clinton’s recent health issues and pneumonia diagnosis, donning a surgical mask and using hand sanitizer.
And Clinton, made fun of Jimmy Fallon’s now infamous interview with Trump, in which some critics said he ask Trump too many softball questions. Clinton came bearing a gift: a bag of actual softballs.
Actor Chris Pratt recently visited The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, and he was asked about a series of Instagram pictures he posted this Spring. On Easter weekend, Pratt posted several pictures showing him and two friends erecting a giant cross somewhere in the desert.
He explained to Colbert that on the Saturday before Easter, he went to visit a few friends who own a ranch in Texas. They told him that they were planning on building a giant cross somewhere on the property, and Pratt volunteered to help.
They had this big cross. It was on a Saturday, the day before Easter, and they said, ‘You know, we got this big cross. We gotta bring it up this great big hill at some point.’ I said, ‘Let’s do it right now … I want to do it. And, it’s Saturday before Easter, if you think about it, that’s what Jesus was doing 2000-something years before on a Saturday before Easter, was carrying a cross up a hill!' … It took us like two days. The thing was super heavy, and it was like just so rewarding and awesome.
You can see the interview below (though, just a heads up, there are some jokes at the beginning of the exchange some people might find offensive.) Discuss