Unfortunately, this episode of “Saturday Night Live” can barely be considered an extravaganza, and the holiday aspects of it aren’t even memorable or strong enough to use “it’s a holiday episode!” as an excuse.
So, what happened?
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Let’s start with the monologue. Kevin Hart goes with the standup routine monologue, which is obviously a good idea for a standup comedian — in theory. Boy, is this monologue a good idea in theory. (His execution is good too, but…
The result is a short, sweet holiday mash-up. Pink plays vigorous air-drums, Usher fakes a saxophone solo, Katy Perry mimes "making a list,
One thing we know for sure is that the royal groom-to-be has no shortage of choices. He recently convinced both Bruce Springsteen and Bryan Adams to sing at the closing ceremony of the Invictus Games in September, showing his appreciation by bowing down to them both.
Last year, Coldplay dropped everything to headline a concert at Kensington Palace for his charity, Sentebale. And back in 2007, he called on Rod Stewart,
Host: James Franco
Let’s be honest: James Franco is always at his best when he’s committing to a clear sort of character. It’s something we’re seeing right now with his performance as Tommy Wiseau in “The Disaster Artist,” and something we’ve seen before as he embodied known figures like James Dean or the dual roles of “The Deuce.”
In his fourth hosting appearance on “Saturday Night Live,” the role that Franco seems most comfortable playing is James Franco,
Singer-songwriter Andra Day announced the four major categories -- Best New Artist, Record Of The Year, Song Of The Year, and Album Of The Year -- on Tuesday's CBS This Morning.
As far as snubs go, Ed Sheeran was only nominated for Best Pop Solo Performance for his track, "Shape of You," to the shock of many of his fans. Lady Gaga and Kesha also received minimal nominations, despite the popularity of their albums.
However, Jay-Z and Kendrick Lamar earned quite a few Grammy nods, as well as Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee's "Despacito" song that features Justin Bieber.
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James Franco, currently starring in HBO’s The Deuce, will return to host for a fourth time on Dec. 9 (11:30/10:30c), accompanied by musical guest Sza. Kevin Hart will follow on Dec. 16, marking his third occasion as SNL host; Hart will be joined by seven-time musical guest the Foo Fighters.
As previously announced, Lady Bird‘s Saoirse Ronan will host on Dec. 2, with musical guest U2.
Franco, who stars in and executive produces the HBO drama “The Deuce” and leads the upcoming film “The Disaster Artist,” will host “SNL” for the fourth time on Dec. 9. R&B singer Sza will join him as musical guest.
Hart will host for the third time a week later on Dec. 16. in support of his upcoming film “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle.” He will be joined by the Foo Fighters, making their seventh appearance as musical guests on the NBC sketch show.
Rita Ora hosted the star-studded event, held at The Sse Arena in London, which kicked off with an appearance by Eminem, who delivered a live debut performance of his new single, "Walk on Water."
The night also featured impressive performances from Camila Cabello, who performed her megahit single "Havana,' Demi Lovato singing "Sorry Not Sorry" and Kesha, who belted out "Learn to Let Go," -- among a dozen other live sets.
Among the nominees, Taylor Swift dominated the field with six nominations while Shawn Mendes enjoyed an impressive five nominations -- but how many did they end up taking home? Check out the full list of winners from the 2017 MTV EMAs below:
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While Dave Grohl's Halloween costume was tough to beat, Kristen Bell came out as Magnum P.I. (Tom Selleck}, complete with mustache, wig, Hawaiian shirt, and some sweet chest hair. During the main segment interview, Grohl expressed how happy his kids were that he got to hang out and interview Kristen Bell, aka Elsa from Frozen. Bell was on the show
Helping a local high school student pull off a surprise Frozen-themed promposal? Check. Confessing her kids don’t actually like Frozen? Check. Imitating how her daughter “Jersey Turnpikes” on all fours? Check.
Truth be told, it’s too hard to narrow down the 37-year-old’s most entertaining talk show appearances — but we did it anyway.
1. When she made Dave Grohl’s kids dreams come true.
On Tuesday, the Bad Moms star, dressed as Tom Selleck, gifting Jimmy Kimmel
"I'm Dave Grohl dressed as Dave Letterman sitting in for Jimmy Kimmel, it's confusing, I get it, especially if you're home watching right now stoned to the bone," the guest host said, donning a long white beard and a letterman jacket. Grohl wore the costume for the entirety of the episode.
Grohl's costume was an inspired choice as the Foo Fighters were recruited to perform on the
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