‘SNL’ finally releases Jimmy Fallon-Justin Timberlake promos

12.21.13 5 years ago

“SNL” finally releases Jimmy Fallon-Justin Timberlake promos

“Yeah, this is happening!….It’s going to be a f*cking blast.” PLUS: Fallon brought a Go Pro to “SNL” meeting, Kristen Wiig’s “SNL” cameo two weeks ago wasn’t planned, Taran Killam says of the Christmas show, “I can 100-percent guarantee that it will be the greatest episode of all time, ever,” and play the “SNL” Fallon/Timberlake Drinking Game.

Tax credits lure an ABC sitcom pilot to shoot in Britain
“Galavent” will be the 2nd network show to film in the UK under new TV production tax credits, after Fox’s “24: Live Another Day.”

Watch the new “Justified” trailer

Here’s a preview of Season 5, premiering Jan. 7.

Could “Duck Dynasty” move to another network?

A&E has the option for at least one more season, so moving networks would be tricky. But here are three other ways this controversy could end. PLUS: A&E warned Phil Robertson about speaking out too much, Walmart sells out of “Duck” merchandise, and A&E didn’t want to disrespect gay employees by not suspending Robertson.

HBO orders “Claws,” a nail salon dramedy from Rashida Jones

“Claws” will follow the “strange, dangerous women” who work at a Florida nail salon.

100 new TV shows, specials, events are launching in early 2014
Get ready for an onslaught of new TV programming over the next eight to 12 weeks.

David Tennant is taking American accent lessons over Skype to prep for Fox’s “Broadchurch” remake
“I will be doing an American accent yes,” Tennant says of preparing for “Gracepoint.” “I will start working on it this afternoon actually and am getting help from a voice coach over Skype from America. That’s how they do it.”

“Nurse Jackie’s” fake car accident prompts 7 people to call 911
The Wednesday incident in Staten Island is the latest TV shoot to freak out residents in and around New York City.

“24: Live Another Day” casts an alum from “The Wire”

Gbenga Akinnagbe will play a CIA field operative on the Fox event series.

Watch Jeanne Tripplehorn sing a Rolling Stone cover with Eddie Vedder — as Julie Andrews
Earlier this week, the “Criminal Minds” star explained to Jimmy Kimmel how she came up with that rare talent.

Will Arnett is dating a producer he met on “Up All Night”
Us Weekly reports Arnett is following up his romance with Katie Lee with Erin David, who was an executive producer on the canceled NBC comedy.

Andre Braugher is getting a “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” husband from “Parks and Rec”
Marc Evan Jackson, who played “Parks and Recreation’s” no-nonsense lawyer Trevor Nelsson, will play Captain Holt’s significant other.

“The Vikings” returns Feb. 27
History says Season 2  “brings crises of faith, of power, of relationships.”

“Real Housewives of Orange County” adds 2 more

Former Miss Kentucky USA Lizzie Rovsek and Shannon Beador are joining the cast for Season 9.

It’s a “Battlestar Galactica” reunion

Michael Trucco tweeted a pic of him and “Killer Women” co-star Tricia Helfer, along with Katee Sackhoff.

What is a TV show “diversify staff writer”?

It’s the diversity hire, as Beejoli Shah explains: “Most every writing room has one-an entry level, non-white staff writer, explicitly hired due to their race.”

MTV’s “Undressed”: Read an oral history

The 1999-2002 series’ alums include Max Greenfield, Taran Killam, Adam Brody, Chad Michael Murray, Katee Sackhoff, Marc Blucas, J. August Richards, Jason Ritter, Katie Aselton and Brandon Routh.

Adam Goldberg joins Jim Gaffigan’s CBS comedy pilot
He’ll play Gaffigan’s best friend in the autobiographical project.

The Best TV Title Sequences of 2013

From “The Goldbergs” to “The Americans.”

“The Good Wife” is bringing back Carrie Preston — with a bear

The CBS drama plans to top her last entrance, on a treadmill desk.

HBO releases a 2nd “Looking” trailer

Take another look at the upcoming gay-themed comedy.

“Downton Abbey’s” Hugh Bonneville is unrecognizable in PBS’ “Mr. Stink”
Bonneville plays a vagrant character in a charming holiday fable airing Sunday.

Watch a preview of “Lost Girl” Season 4

The Syfy series returns Jan. 13.

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