Watch: ‘SNL’ Features Cameos Galore, a Moving Tribute, and a Possible F-Bomb

NEW YORK (AP) — “Saturday Night Live” made a rare departure from its comedic opening to pay tribute to the children and adults killed at a Connecticut elementary school. Not known for treating anything seriously or tenderly, the show made a fitting exception during the first moments of its show Saturday. Rather than the usual […]

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‘Borderlands 2,’ ‘Dishonored’ Win at Spike VGAs

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The cartoony post-apocalyptic shoot-’em-up sequel “Borderlands 2” and the stealthy first-person game “Dishonored” were among the early winners at the Spike Video Game Awards on Friday. “Borderlands 2” was picked as best shooter and multiplayer game, while “Dishonored” was awarded with the best action-adventure game trophy at the gaming extravaganza. The […]

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Samuel L. Jackson to Host BET Awards

LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – Somebody better bring the bleep button into the shop for a tune-up: Samuel L. Jackson is hosting this year’s BET Awards. The “Snakes on a Plane” star’s hosting gig was revealed Tuesday by the network, along with nominees for this year’s event. Past hosts for the ceremony, which was launched in […]

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Robin Williams, Brendan Fraser Join Discovery’s ‘Curiosity’

By Tim Kenneally LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – Robin Williams, Samuel L. Jackson and Brendan Fraser have signed on as hosts for Discovery Channel’s upcoming series “Curiosity,” the cable outlet announced at the Television Critics Assn. press tour on Friday. The series, which premieres August 7 at 8 p.m., will explore various mysteries. Williams will delve […]

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Life’s Meaning Debated in HBO’s ‘Sunset Limited’

By FRAZIER MOORE NEW YORK — A college professor distraught about his life and the state of the world hurls himself in front of a subway train. He is rescued by a born-again ex-convict. We don’t witness this event. “The Sunset Limited” takes place wholly in the rescuer’s one-room tenement apartment, where he has brought […]

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