Last Comic Standing Taps Norm Macdonald as Judge, Anthony Jeselnik as Host

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Last Comic Standing taps Norm Macdonald as judge, Anthony Jeselnik as host
Former SNL Weekend Update host Macdonald replaces Russell Peters on next season’s judging panel. Macdonald will also reunite with Roseanne, whose sitcom he used to write for. Jeselnik, the former star of Comedy Central’s The Jeselnik Offensive, succeeds J.B. Smoove as host.

Empire‘s ratings grow for 9th straight week, despite Daylight Savings Time
Ratings were up 3% as the Fox series faced its biggest obstacle in this week’s time change.

Kate Middleton visits the Downton Abbey set
This morning, the Duchess of Cambridge received a present for Prince George from Lady Mary and George, unveiled a plaque to commemorate her visit and was presented with a chocolate cake from Mrs. Patmore and Daisy.

ABC and Yahoo expand their cross-promotional partnership
The deal includes Yahoo getting a daily segment on GMA, while Katie Couric will continue to contribute special reports for ABC News.

TLC orders All That Jazz, a docuseries about a 14-year-old transgender activist
The 11-episode series will focus on Jazz Jennings, who’s been dubbed “The New Face of Transgender Youth.”

“Martha” from The Americans talks last night’s twist
Actress Alison Wright says: “She knows how to shoot it now. We’ll have to see.” PLUS: Noah Emmerich details his role as director in shaping last night’s episode and its music.

Broad City‘s Ilana Glazer meets her doppelganger, Arrested Development‘s Alia Shawkat
Watch them get it on during last night’s episode. PLUS: Watch Broad City get Kelly Ripa stoned.

48 Hours to focus on unsolved murders with Cold Case episodes
48 Hours: Cold Case: Who Killed Amy Gellert debuts this weekend with “a touch” of “America’s Most Wanted.” Producers hope to put out three Cold Case episodes a year.

Watch the trailer for Fusion’s The Sam Simon Story
The late Simpsons co-creator’s Rebel with a Cause: The Sam Simon Story airs Sunday.

Unforgettable brings back James Laio
He’s the first cast member from the canceled CBS series to join Poppy Montgomery and Dylan Walsh on A&E for Season 4.

If you want to see James Corden’s naked butt, click here
The Late Late Show host posed for GQ wearing only a British flag-themed apron and socks.

William Hurt to star on British TV’s Beowolf
He’ll play the Danish king Hrothgar in the 13-part ITV series.

Penn Badgley: Gossip Girl co-star Blake Lively was my best and worst on-screen kiss
Worst because he had to continue kissing her after they broke up in real life.