Tina Fey hosted the ‘SNL’ season 43 finale over the weekend, reprising her infamous role as Alaska governor and presidential contender Sarah Palin. Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda offered a behind-the-scenes look at Fey's new Tony-nominated Broadway musical, ‘Mean Girls.’
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has been fined $600,000 for saying "losing is our best option" on a podcast this week. The Mavericks are currently one-half game away from the worst record in the NBA -- also putting them within one game from the top pick in the next draft lottery.
The government shut down early Friday morning thanks to Rand Paul, before Congress passed a bipartisan two-year budget deal hours later. The Kentucky Tea Party senator had demanded a vote on an amendment to keep the budget caps in place in objection to to the bill’s massive spending increases.
The newly-released documentary on Mister Rogers, “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” shows the TV personality’s tough side. The ordained Presbyterian minister and puppeteer set out to create a different kind of show for kids, taking on tough concepts like bullying, fear, divorce and death.
Showtime has ordered a 1990s-era, Boston-set drama “City on a Hill” as a 12-episode series directed by Ben Affleck and Matt Damon. Assistant DA Decourcy Ward (Aldis Hodge) allies with FBI veteran Jackie Rhor (Kevin Bacon) to take on a family of armored car robbers.