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Bill Murray and Anthony Weiner to Guest Star in 'Alpha House's Finale

Bill Murray turned up for a surprising cameo in the premiere episode of Amazon's new John Goodman political comedy Alpha House, and The Wrap reports that he'll be back in the show's season finale, which is set to debut on Amazon this Friday. Murray will be reprising his role of jailed Senator Vernon Smits, which he played briefly in the show's pilot, in the new episode alongside guest stars like Tom Brokaw and disgraced former congressman Anthony Weiner, who will be making his acting debut.

Entourage Pursues Anthony Weiner In Effort To Be More Entourage-y

In case the former Representative wasn't sure if his career was truly in the Dumpster or not, executive producer Doug Ellin has offered Anthony Weiner an Entourage cameo, though sadly Ellin has heard "nothing" in response. The casting choice would defy all odds in officially making Weiner the most unappealing character on the show. Just kidding, IT'S STILL TURTLE.

Jon Stewart and His News Team Catch Up on Recent Anthony Weiner Controversies

Here's recently returned Jon Stewart reuniting with his news team to cover a slew of recent Anthony Weiner racial controversies. Good thing Stewart has such a big staff to help keep track of this guy.

The Comedy Stylings of Rep. Anthony Weiner

Queens Congressman Anthony Weiner spoke at the Congressional Correspondents Dinner this week, and it was well liked. These dinners are events where politicians stand up in front of journalists and attempt to tell jokes. Except for the one that had Stephen Colbert, these political correspondents dinners are generally cringe worthy and forgettable. Politicians recite inside jokes about current political controversies. At the White House dinner last May, Obama cracked about his birth certificate and Arizona immigration.

But Weiner’s self-deprecating routine would have felt at home at an open-mic stand up. He quipped about Jewfros and childhood bullying. He had a multimedia presentation and talked about his [...]

Watch John Oliver Take the Wind Out of Anthony Weiner's Mayoral Campaign's Sails

Anthony Weiner and his endless scandals are the easiest of targets for late night hosts, but John Oliver and The Daily Show address the issue in a classier and funnier way than the rest.