WE HAVE GOTTEN THROUGH WEEK ONE: HOW’S EVERYONE HOLDING UP?

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Because these are trying times, I offer you BOTH teevee news AND a cute animal video. No need to thank me.

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EVERYTHING IS FINE.

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Daniel Craig hosts a ‘Saturday Night Live’ obsessed with Coronavirus

Saturday Night Live
Daniel Craig & The Weeknd
March 7, 2020

Apparently, Daniel Craig hosted Saturday Night Live some eight years ago — and apparently, I wrote about it for Tubular, but I have to be honest with you, I have no memory of this whatsoever. LOOK. A LOT HAS HAPPENED SINCE 2012 AND A LOT OF ALCOHOL HAS BEEN CONSUMED AND HONESTLY CAN YOU BLAME ME? My point is, Daniel Craig, he’s fine as a host. In fact, I’d go so far as to say he exceeded my expectations as a host, but that was only because my expectations were non-existent.

As for the episode itself, it was remarkable in that the cold open was by far the highlight with a delightful cameo by Elizabeth Warren. Otherwise, the episode was completely consumed with Coronavirus, devoting some 4 sketches — a full one-third of the episode — to the pandemic. And just to show that the more things change the more they stay exactly the same: back in 2012 when Daniel Craig hosted last time? I made note that then new cast member Kate McKinnon had completely taken over the show as its breakout star, and Big Bird made a guest appearance … cracking jokes about the SARS epidemic.

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‘Westworld’ is returning soon and it looks like it will be as confusing as ever

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Wait, do I actually kinda want to watch the ‘Saved by the Bell’ reboot now? Who have I become?

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Get ready to say goodbye to these two long-running shows

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‘Amazing Stories,’ ‘Devs,’ A Guy Walking Over a Volcano on a Tightrope and everything else you don’t want to miss on TV tonight

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John Mulaney saves ‘Saturday Night Live’ once again

Saturday Night Live
John Mulaney & David Byrne
February 29, 2020

Look, we’ve done this three times now, I am not sure what to add: I love John Mulaney, John Mulaney is a comedy genius, John Mulaney should host Saturday Night Live every week, and save us all from mediocre hosts. Am I missing anything? No? Great, let’s get to the comedy.

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Cockroaches, Keith Richards and ‘Law & Order: SVU’ will outlive all of us

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