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'SNL': Woody Harrelson Celebrates "A New Day" of Marijuana Laws

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by Jacob Hall November 16, 2014 09:17 AM
Last night's ‘SNL’ was like a checklist of every possible and necessary Woody Harrelson joke. After all, if you've got him hosting your show, you have to do a ‘Hunger Games’ sketch and you have to do a ‘True Detective’ sketch. However, one subject reigns supreme when you talk about this acclaimed, award-winning actor: you have to do a marijuana sketch.

‘SNL’ and Woody Harrelson Take on ‘True Detective’ Season 2 Casting Rumors

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by Jacob Hall November 16, 2014 09:07 AM
With Woody Harrelson guest-hosting ‘SNL,’ it was inevitable that the show would break out the ‘True Detective’ jokes at some point. After all, few modern shows have grabbed pop culture by the collective lapels and shaken them so much quite like this HBO series, which saw Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey playing cops investigating a freaky, ritualistic murder. Since the second season of the show will feature a brand new cast and storyline, Weekend Update invited Harrelson and McConaughey to chat about their experience filming season one and to offer advice for everyone joining the show for season two.

‘SNL’: Woody Harrelson Sings Taylor Swift With His ‘Hunger Games’ Co-Stars

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by Jacob Hall November 16, 2014 08:56 AM
When Woody Harrelson was revealed to be hosting ‘SNL’ just a few days before the new ‘Hunger Games’ movie was set to open in theaters, it was obvious that the massively popular franchise would, somehow, figure into at least one sketch. Surprisingly, that ended up being the opening monologue, which featured Harrelson performing his own version of Taylor Swift's ‘1989.’ With a little help from some friends.

‘True Detective’ Season 2 Adds James Frain and Lolita Davidovich, Weirdness Ensues

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick November 14, 2014 07:59 PM
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HBO has yet to formalize all of its ‘True Detective’ season 2 leads, having only officially confirmed Colin Farrell and Vince Vaughn, but as with the last round of support casting we’d heard, the rabbit hole goes only deeper. Lolita Davidovich and ‘True Blood’ alum James Frain are the latest to join HBO’s hotly-anticipated follow-up, though their ‘True Detective’ season 2 roles don’t exactly clear up our questions.

‘Doctor Who’ Christmas Special 2014 Sneak Peek: Clara Meets Nick Frost’s Santa

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick November 14, 2014 03:27 PM
BBC
Though not even yet Thanksgiving, ‘Doctor Who’ already has us in the Christmas spirit with the season 8 finale tease of Nick Frost’s take on jolly old St. Nick, er…Father Christmas, Santa, what-have-you. In any case, why wait until the big day when we have our first sneak peek of the 2014 Christmas special, featuring Clara and the Doctor facing off with Santa Claus himself!

‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Sneak Peek: ‘Agent Carter’ Investigates the Hydra-Kree Connection

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick November 14, 2014 11:21 AM
Marvel / ABC
We’ve known for a few weeks now that ‘Agent Carter’ would put in another ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ appearance with this coming Tuesday’s “The Things We Bury,” but now we learn that Hayley Atwell’s Peggy will get to take a crack at none other than Hydra’s Daniel Whitehall. See what extraterrestrial MCU connections Peggy uncovers in the latest clip from next week’s ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’!

This Seth Meyers Aaron Sorkin-Centric Sketch Is Perfect

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by Kate Erbland November 14, 2014 10:35 AM
NBC
"Pete! What did I say?! We're not doing an Aaron Sorkin sketch!" The Aaron Sorkin parody sketch has been done before, done well, and then ceaselessly imitated. It's old material, people, and the world doesn't need any more old-- wait. Wait, no, no, we were wrong, because Seth Meyers has just breathed spectacular new life into the Aaron Sorkin sketch, thanks to a cleverly designed send-up from last night's episode of 'Late Night With Seth Meyers.'

Josh Hutcherson’s Competitive Spirit Can’t Help His Beer Hockey Game

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by Kate Erbland November 14, 2014 10:01 AM
NBC
You'd think that after three 'Hunger Games' movies, star Josh Hutcherson would have tapped into new levels of athleticism and competitive achievement. You'd be wrong. The actor hit 'The Tonight Show' last night to talk about the latest entry in the blockbuster film franchise, and it really only did some natural that he and host Jimmy Fallon would engage in some good-natured gamesmanship.