SNL Showed a ‘Pirated Broadcast’ of the Mayweather-Pacquiao Fight Since Nobody was Watching

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SNL showed a “pirated broadcast” of the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight since nobody was watching
Since Saturday Night Live went directly up against “The Fight of the Century,” Saturday’s cold open made fun of the fact that few were watching. PLUS: Jay Pharoah gave a shoutout “to the 10 people that watched tonight,” Game of Thrones‘ Sam and Gilly visit Weekend Update, and Black Widow stars in a rom-com.

Jimmy Kimmel, dressed as Justin Bieber, helped escort Manny Pacquiao to the ring
Kimmel, who acted as Pacquiao’s “Bieber” for Saturday’s fight, has become close with the Filipino boxer — they recently performed a duet of Pacquiao’s entrance song in Tagalog. Pacquiao has appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live 10 times in the past six years (while not appearing on any other late-night show). PLUS: Kimmel’s Mash Up Monday to feature REO Speedwagon and Imagine Dragons.

Twitter CEO appeared to celebrate his Periscope app’s piracy of the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight
CEO Dick Costolo tweeted “And the winner is… @periscopeco” shortly after the fight ended. Many people used the live-streaming app to get around paying as much as $99 for the pay-per-view fight. PLUS: The fight was delayed my massive PPV outages.

Chad L. Coleman apologizes for his NYC subway rant
The Walking Dead and The Wire vet said he had already built up a lot of “built up frustration” over Baltimore when someone referred to him with the N-word on the subway.

Watch 22 years of Letterman guests
The Late Show guest compilation includes Drew Barrymore flashing Dave and him and Howard Stern touching each other’s faces.

Will Today replace Natalie Morales with Hoda Kotb?
Page Six reports that Morales could be moved over to Dateline.

U2 to return to The Tonight Show after pulling out of a week-long residency due to Bono’s injury
The band is set to visit Jimmy Fallon on Friday.