Emma Thompson is a natural on ‘Saturday Night Live’

Saturday Night Live
Emma Thompson and The Jonas Brothers
May 11, 2019

Emma Thompson is a very funny woman. Because her international fame began after she appeared in movies like Henry V, Howard’s End and Remains of the Day, I have her stuck in my head as a Very Serious Actress of a Particular British Type, no matter how many interviews I’ve seen where she is charming and hilarious, no matter how many award ceremony speeches where she puts her full “fuck it” attitude on display. It turns out despite what my broken brain might think, Thompson got her start in comedy — in fact, her first acting awards, BAFTAS even, were for her work in two different British comedy series. And I guess what I’m getting at here is why the hell is this the first time she’s hosted Saturday Night Live? Emma Thompson is a God damned hoot, and needs to be back sooner rather than later.

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Everything we know about the ABC 2019-2020 season … so far

HI GUYS! It’s Upfronts week and I AM A LITTLE STRESSED OUT. Cancelations, renewals, series orders, THERE IS JUST A WHOLE LOT GOING ON RIGHT NOW AND I AM GOING TO GO WANDER THE DESERT ONCE THIS WEEK IS OVER.

This post is an attempt to organize what we know about what ABC has in store for the fall season: all the new shows, all the renewed shows and, R.I.P. — all the canceled shows. News is fluid right now, so check back in as I will continue to update these posts.

Also, box wine. Please.

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Everything we know about the Fox 2019-2020 season … so far

HI GUYS! It’s Upfronts week AND I AM A LITTLE STRESSED OUT. Cancelations, renewals, series orders, THERE IS JUST A WHOLE LOT GOING ON RIGHT NOW AND I NEED A SPA SESSION.

This post is an attempt to organize what we know about what Fox has in store for the fall season: all the new shows, all the renewed shows and, R.I.P. — all the canceled shows. News is fluid right now, so check back in as I will continue to update these posts.

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The ‘Lost’ panel was very illuminating, but not for the reasons I expected.

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Everything we know about the NBC 2019-2020 season … so far.

HI GUYS! So Upfronts are happening this week and I AM A LITTLE STRESSED OUT. Cancelations, renewals, series orders, THERE IS JUST A WHOLE LOT GOING ON RIGHT NOW AND I NEED A NAP.

This post is an attempt to organize what we know about what NBC has in store for the fall season: all the new shows, all the renewed shows and, R.I.P. — all the canceled shows. News is fluid right now, so check back in as I will continue to update these posts.

NBC’s Upfront presentation is on the morning of Monday, May 13. By then, we should have trailers, a schedule and a full list of NBC’s renewed and canceled series. I will add that information as it comes in. Send whiskey.

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Everything in TV is happening this week. Send help.

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‘Fleabag,’ ‘Catch-22,’ ‘The Bachelorette,’ one thousand season finales, the series finales of ‘Game of Thrones,’ and ‘The Big Bang Theory,’ and everything else you don’t want to miss on TV this week (I’m exhausted)

 

 

 

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