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Will Forte Sings a Heartbreaking Ode to His Beard on 'The Tonight Show'

Here's a clip from Will Forte's visit to Friday's Tonight Show, where he paid tribute to the glorious beard he grew for his new Fox show The Last Man on Earth through song. Hopefully Forte's mother turns his "trusted hair friend" into a timeless work of art he can appreciate for years to come.

Paula Pell Looks Back on 'SNL's 40th Anniversary Special on 'Late Night'

The lovely and always entertaining talk show guest Paula Pell stopped by last night's Late Night, where she and Meyers talked about everything from her work on the upcoming Tina Fey/Amy Poehler movie Sisters to what it's like to be a script doctor for other movies to the SNL 40th anniversary special cold open she wrote with Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake. Pell also reveals that her Above Average web series with James Anderson Hudson Valley Ballers will return for a new season sometime this year. Watch more from the interview below:

Taraji P. Henson and Michael Keaton Set as April 'SNL' Hosts

NBC just announced two upcoming SNL hosts. According to TV Line, Michael Keaton will host SNL for a third time on April 4th with musical guest Carly Rae Jepsen, then Empire star Taraji P. Henson will make her hosting debut on April 11th with musical guest Mumford & Sons. The show returns live this weekend with four-time host Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson.

'Late Night' Writers Michelle Wolf and Amber Ruffin Ask New Yorkers Awkward Questions

Late Night debuted a new segment last night called "Three Questions with Amber and Michelle," in which writers Amber Ruffin and Michelle Wolf venture out into New York City to ask people on the street three questions. The first two questions are innocent enough, but then things get super weird. Hang in there, ladies: You'll both have it all one day.

Ellie Kemper Tells Ellen DeGeneres About Her Red Carpet Alter Ego

Here's a clip from today's Ellen DeGeneres Show with Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt star Ellie Kemper, who tells DeGeneres what it's like being an actor who no one seems to care about on the red carpet, except at a recent event where a lot of photographers got excited thinking she was "Anna." Thankfully Kemper decided to embrace her newfound fame as Anna rather than correct her new adoring fans.

'SNL' Review: Dwayne Johnson, Man for the Job

Here's a question I never thought I'd ask: does SNL need more men?

Of course not, right? Only recently has SNL begun to shake off its "boys club" reputation, with a cast of seven men and six women (not counting the two male Weekend Update hosts), and a writers room still predominantly male. The current female lineup is more stacked and well-rounded than ever — there are few roles that Kate McKinnon, Cecily Strong, Aidy Bryant, Leslie Jones, Sasheer Zamata, or Vanessa Bayer can't handle, and I hope that deep field of female talent is here to stay. Considering how pathetic the gender ratio is throughout the late night landscape, and the way Hollywood [...]

Aidy Bryant, Dwayne Johnson, and George Ezra Get Comfy in These 'SNL' Promos

Dwayne Johnson returns to SNL this weekend, and NBC just released another round of promos to get you excited. The four-time host is joined by musical guest George Ezra and Aidy Bryant, who clearly has a deep appreciation for homemade cookies and manly muscles.

Dwayne Johnson Debuts His New Wrestling Catchphrase in These 'SNL' Promos

SNL is back this weekend with four-time host Dwayne Johnson and musical guest George Ezra, and NBC just released the first round of promos featuring Johnson and Bobby Moynihan discussing their porn star names, monologue jokes, and Johnson's new and much wiser wrestling catchphrase.

Celebrate 'The Office's 10th Anniversary with an Oral History of "Diversity Day"

Today marks ten years since the American Office debuted on NBC, and to celebrate Uproxx put together a thorough oral history of the show's second (and arguably best ever) episode "Diversity Day" written by B.J. Novak and featuring consulting producer Larry Wilmore as Mr. Brown. Here's an excerpt from Angela Kinsey, who looks back on filming Michael Scott's "sensitivity training" scene in the conference room:

When we were filming it, there was this moment where we were all in the conference room with all these things on our foreheads. Mine was Jamaica. Jenna was Jewish. I’m sitting next to her and I look at her and Steve [...]

Will Ferrell Makes the Perfect Little Debbie Snack Cakes Spokesman

The only thing better than Will Ferrell continuing his St. Patrick's Day tradition of dressing up as a leprechaun is his appearance on last night's Tonight Show, which he dedicated completely to Little Debbie snack cakes. It's equal parts adorable, disturbing, and delicious. Watch another clip below:

'Coach' Is Returning for a 13-Episode Season on NBC

Your prayers have finally been answered: '90s sitcom Coach returning for a brand new season. Deadline reports that NBC has given a straight-to-series 13-episode order to the show, which originally ran on ABC from 1989-1997. Craig T. Nelson is attached to reprise his role, and original Coach creator Barry Kemp will write and co-executive produce with Nelson. The revamped series will be set in present day and follow Coach Hayden Fox as he's "called back to become assistant coach to his own grown son, who is the new head coach at an Ivy league school in Pennsylvania that is just starting up a new team." Like the original [...]

NBC Sets Premiere Dates for 'Mr. Robinson,' 'The Carmichael Show,' and 'Welcome to Sweden'

Craig Robinson's NBC comedy finally has a premiere date. The network revealed today that Mr. Robinson will premiere on Wednesday, August 5th at 9:00pm followed by the premiere of The Carmichael Show starring comedian Jerrod Carmichael at 9:30pm. Mr. Robinson has been in development at NBC for over two years, while Jerrod Carmichael's show landed a six-episode order earlier this month. Greg Poehler's Welcome to Sweden will also return to NBC for a second season on Sunday, July 19th at 8:00pm.

Ben Stiller Plays Beastie Boys Lyrics Trivia on 'Late Night'

Having performed live with the Beastie Boys before, Ben Stiller considers himself a pretty big fan, so during last night's Late Night Seth Meyers put Stiller's fandom to the test with some on-the-spot Beastie Boys lyrics trivia. Check out another clip from Stiller's Late Night visit below:

Jimmy Fallon and Ben Stiller Have an Emotional Conversation on 'Tonight Show'

Here's a clip from Ben Stiller's visit to last night's Tonight Show, where he and Fallon run through a bunch of emotions during their conversation through a game of "Emotional Interview." Watch another clip from Stiller's interview below: