This week in TV, comedy reigned supreme. We didn’t plan it, it just happened that way, and we couldn’t be happier. Review the laughs of the week and try not to fall off your chair!
Your Favorite SNL Skits for Sale…Kinda
Have you ever wanted to take Stefon home with you? Ever longed for a Christmas filled with Schweddy Balls? Well look no further. It’Sugar is making your dreams come true with SNL merchandise to celebrate the show’s 40th anniversary of making us laugh until we cry. Check all the stuff out at itsugar.com.
James Corden Replaces Craig Ferguson
Speaking of laughing until you cry, we’ve got a bit of both here. After nearly a decade as host of “The Late Late Show,” Scotsman Craig Ferguson is stepping down…and it’s rumored that Brit James Corden is stepping up to the task. Corden is best known in Britain for playing Smithy in his show “Gavin and Stacey” but American audiences probably know him best for his short but memorable role as Craig on two episodes of “Doctor Who.” Check out some of Corden’s most memorable moments:
Helen Mirren Twerks
On to another Brit and crazy antics, Dame Helen Mirren was on “Live With Kelly and Michael” this week to promote her new movie. What no one expected was to see her sick moves on the dance floor. Move over Miley!
We all remember “Reading Rainbow” fondly from back in the day. As you may have heard, LeVar Burton has turned to Kickstarter to get the show back on the air but, of course, Jimmy Kimmel had a better idea – Tweeting Rainbow. Check it out: