Aubrey Plaza joined by Amy Poehler to reprise ‘Parks and Rec’ roles on ‘SNL’

CNN  —  Aubrey Plaza made sure to pay homage to her Pawnee roots while hosting “Saturday Night Live” this weekend, and she had a little help from her former onscreen boss. The “White Lotus” star was joined by her “Parks and Recreation” costar Amy Poehler during the live broadcast, who appeared during Plaza’s opening monologue … Read more

Indiana man arrested after toddler shown on live TV with handgun

CNN — A man has been arrested in Beech Grove, Indiana, after livestreamed video of a toddler, believed to be the man’s son, waving and pulling the trigger on a gun fist. The video was released by the Reelz series “On Patrol: Live,” during the TV show’s live broadcast on Saturday, Jan. 14, according to … Read more

Adam Rich, ‘Eight Is Enough’ actor, dead at 54

CNN  —  Adam Rich, an actor who rose to fame as a child playing the youngest Bradford family member, Nicholas, on the TV drama “Eight Is Enough,” has died, according to the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner.He was 54.Rich died Saturday at his home in LA, according to a report by TMZ, citing his family. … Read more

Bills’ Damar Hamlin is breathing on his own and talked to teammates, bolstering them for Sunday’s regular season finale

CNN — Just four days after his incredible cardiac arrest on the field, Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin is breathing on his own and talking to his family, doctors and teammates – positive updates that players from the Bills, will bolster them in this weekend’s game against the New England Patriots. “Hearing him speak to … Read more

Aubrey Plaza and Michael B. Jordan set to host ‘Saturday Night Live’

CNN  —  Two first-time hosts will make their “Saturday Night Live” debuts when the show returns later this month. To resume its 48th season, the long-running sketch series will welcome “White Lotus” star Aubrey Plaza in her hosting debut on January 21, with musical guest Sam Smith, who is coming back to “SNL” for the … Read more

Barbara Walters, legendary news anchor, has died at 93

CNN  —  Barbara Walters, the pioneering TV journalist whose interviewing skills made her one of the most prominent figures in broadcasting, has died, her spokesperson confirmed to CNN. She was 93. “Barbara Walters passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by loved ones. She lived her life with no regrets. She was a trailblazer not … Read more

The most unforgettable pop culture moments of 2022

CNN  —  We’re at the end of 2022, folks, and what a year it’s been. From Bad Bunny’s world domination to that shocking moment at the Oscars; the chaotic “Don’t Worry Darling” press tour to the ascension of modern muse Julia Fox; Beyoncé going disco and “Abbott Elementary” winning our hearts – we’ve fit a … Read more

Why returning to Westeros, Middle-earth and ‘Star Wars’ felt so good in 2022

Editor’s Note: The past year was filled with uncertainty over politics, the economy and the ongoing pandemic. In the face of big changes, people found themselves longing for a different time. CNN’s series “The Past Is Now” examines how nostalgia manifested in our culture in 2022 — for better or for worse. CNN  —  After … Read more

Jay Leno details how his ‘face caught on fire’ in first interview since accident

CNN  —  Jay Leno has opened up for the first time about the accident that left him with severe burns to his face and body. In an interview with Hoda Kotb from “Today,” his first since the November 12 incident, the comedian, 72, said he was working underneath an antique 1907 car alongside his friend … Read more

Trevor Noah celebrates his last episode hosting “The Daily Show” after 7 years behind the desk

CNN  —  Trevor Noah’s final night as host of Comedy Central’s satirical news report “The Daily Show” celebrated his 7-year anchoring tenure and featured a packed audience, full cast of correspondents and star-studded farewell messages. “Don’t be sad,” Noah said in his closing monologue, adding, “It doesn’t feel like seven years. Well, not at the … Read more