50 years ago today: ‘SNL’s’ Don Pardo announced on NBC that John F. Kennedy has been shot

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50 years ago today: “SNL’s” Don Pardo announced on NBC that John F. Kennedy has been shot
The longtime “Saturday Night Live” announcer, now 95, recalled his role in the Nov. 22, 1963 news coverage in an interview in 1998. PLUS: How the Big 3 networks announced the news.

Bill Paxton watched JFK speak hours before the assassination
The former “Big Love” star, pictured here as an 8-year-old boy on his father’s shoulders, saw Kennedy speak outside the Hotel Texas in Ft. Worth on the morning of Nov. 22, 1963.

Lena Dunham releases “a teaser of our teaser” for “Girls” Season 3
The official teaser will be shown on HBO on Sunday. PLUS: Allison Williams giggles when Kelly Ripa takes a tumble on the red carpet. UPDATE: HBO releases the “Girls” Season 3 trailer.

Jimmy Kimmel gets more celebs to read mean tweets, including Larry David and Amy Poehler

The 5th version of “Celebrity Mean Tweets” also includes Nick Offerman and Sharon Stone.

Elisabeth Rohm joins Starz’s “Power”
The “Law & Order” alum will co-star in the NYC nightclub owner drama.

Noah Bean joins “12 Monkeys”

The Syfy pilot will reunite Bean with fellow “Nikita” star Aaron Stanford.

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