Bill Cosby is Grateful Eddie Murphy didn’t Mock him on SNL 40

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Bill Cosby is grateful Eddie Murphy didn’t mock him on SNL 40
“I am very appreciative of Eddie and I applaud his actions,” Cosby said through a spokesperson, in reaction to Norm Macdonald’s revelation that he failed in his attempt to get Murphy to play Cosby on “Celebrity Jeopardy!”

CSI reruns are headed to Hulu
More than 300 episodes of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation will become available, the first time the franchise has been part of a video-on-demand deal.

Why Hot Time Tub Machine 2 picked Jessica Williams to host The Daily Show of the future
“We knew we had a Daily Show gag,” says Josh Healdput Williams, the sequel’s writer. “it happened to be during a time that Jon Stewart was on vacation, John Oliver was probably about to go to HBO… but Jessica was wonderful. I think she wrote a lot of her own material there.”

Giancarlo Esposito is coming to Allegiance
The Breaking Bad alum will be “essentially playing Gus Fring” on the March 19 episode of the NBC spy drama.

Vanilla Ice plugs his reality show upon his release from jail, says his arrest was a misunderstanding
“Well, check out the new season of The Vanilla Ice Project!”” he told reporters.

Allison Williams sticks up for her dad, delays her wedding due to his suspension
“One thing this experience has not done is shake my trust and belief in him as a man,” Williams said of Brian Williams in a chat with Seth Meyers. “He’s a really good man, he’s an honest man, he’s a truthful man, he has so much integrity, he cares so much about journalism.” Williams, who has been engaged for a year, says the current drama has postponed her wedding plans.

Ashton Kutcher pays touching tribute to Two and a Half Men co-star Jon Cryer
“Thank you Mr. Cryer for making this job never feel like work. I will miss working with you every day,” Kutcher wrote on Facebook. {“You are a true partner in every sense of the word,” he wrote. “In four years I never heard you complain and never heard you speak ill of another person even if they took advantage of your kindness and generosity.” PLUS: Kutcher wore a prosthetic penis when he started on Men.

How Fresh Off the Boat tackled date rape with its young star
Watch Eddie’s mom teach her son that date rape is wrong.

Comedy Bang! Bang! replacing Reggie Watts with Kid Cudi
With Watts heading of James Corden’s Late Late Show band, Cudi will become Scott Aukerman’s new co-star on July 10.

Is Empire‘s IPO realistic?
In real life, the music industry is shrinking. So what makes Empire Entertainment so special? PLUS: Empire‘s ratings climb for the 6th straight week, and Empire misspells Naomi Campbell’s name.

Jimmy Kimmel and Anthony Anderson create a “brothr” app
The Black-ish star wants to help white people meet black friends.

Jimmy Fallon secretly fed his Ben & Jerry’s ice cream to fans
Watch Fallon use a “”state-of-the-art ice cream feeding machine” to dispense some “Tonight Dough.” PLUS: How does “Tonight Dough” really taste?

The Mentalist series finale felt like a 2nd finale
Without Red John, “The Mentalist” became “Mentalist”-lite. PLUS: Creator Bruno Heller explains the finale with Robin Tunney.

Community‘s Gillian Jacobs explains the unusual way to pronounce her name
She uses a hard “G,” not a soft “G.”

CBS’ Life in Pieces adds Dianne Wiest and Zoe Lister Jones
Wiest will play Colin Hanks’ mom, while Jones will play his wife on the family drama pilot.

Minor league baseball teams get into a Twitter fight over Better Call Saul
The Omaha Storm Chasers boasted of having Saul Goodman live in their city while bashing the Albuquerque Isotopes.