Chadwick Boseman Hosting, Cardi B Performing On April 7 “Saturday Night Live”

Featuring host Bill Hader and musical guest Arcade Fire, this weekend’s “Saturday Night Live” represents the last original until April 7, 2018. NBC just confirmed the headliners for that installment of the popular late-night variety series. According to a title card that ran during this weekend’s episode, “Black Panther” star Chadwick Boseman will host the episode. Cardi B has been confirmed as the show’s official musical guest. Both will be making their first “SNL” appearances in said roles. NBC will air re-runs on March 24 and March 31. The lineups will be revealed soon.

Dua Lipa, Decemberists, Sabrina Carpenter & Jonas Blue, Chloe x Halle Performing On Jimmy Kimmel Live

This past February, Dua Lipa participated in a “Jimmy Kimmel Live” mini-concert. A performance from that concert will air as part of the March 19 “Kimmel” episode. ABC confirmed the news, additionally revealing that Tyler Perry and Jensen Ackles will appear as interview guests on the episode. Other upcoming “Kimmel” performers include The Decemberists, Sabrina Carpenter & Jonas Blue, and Chloe x Halle. The Decemberists will perform on the March 20 episode. Katie Couric and Judd Apatow are listed as interview guests. Carpenter & Blue will close the March 21 broadcast. Charlie Day and Henry Winkler are also confirmed for ... Read more

Arlissa, Chloe x Halle, Jordan Davis, Kacey Musgraves Set To Perform On TODAY Show

Arlissa, Chloe x Halle, Jordan Davis and Kacey Musgraves are set to perform on upcoming editions of NBC’s TODAY Show. According to NBC, Arlissa will take the stage on the the March 21 edition of the daytime news program. Performing as Elvis Duran’s Artist of the Month, she will appear during the 10-11AM hour. Chloe x Halle will play the March 26 edition of TODAY. NBC lists the sister duo for the 10-11AM hour. Rising country star Jordan Davis will perform during the 10-11AM window on March 27. Grammy-winning country star Kacey Musgraves is listed for the 7-9AM window on ... Read more

Jake Paul Scheduled To Appear On March 20 “Good Morning America”

ABC just released listings for the March 19-23 string of “Good Morning America” episodes. One of those episodes will feature a YouTube star. Jake Paul, said YouTube star, is slated for the March 20 “GMA.” The episode will also feature John Boyega, Katie Nicholl, Pharrell Williams and Chante Adams. Other upcoming “GMA” guests include Scott Eastwood (March 19), Taylor Hicks (March 19), James McAvoy (March 21), Sean Paul/David Guetta/Becky G (March 21), Craig David (March 22), Oliver Hudson (March 23), Jenna Fischer (March 23) and Mark Hamill (March 23). Listings follow: Monday, March 19– Model and actress Jill Goodacre and ... Read more

Ratings: “HTGAWM” Climbs For Season Finale; “Grey’s” Also Rises, “Scandal” Flat

The fourth season finale of ABC’s “How To Get Away With Murder” outperformed the previous episode in adults 18-49 and overall viewership. According to fast national data posted by Showbuzz, Thursday’s episode drew a 1.0 adults 18-49 rating and averaged 4.04 million viewers. Last week’s episode drew a 0.9 in the demo and 3.36 million in viewers. Save for the March 1 “Scandal” crossover episode, Thursday’s “HTGAWM” was the most-watched episode of the season. — Earlier in the night, ABC offered new editions of “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Scandal.” “Grey’s” drew a 1.8 adults 18-49 rating and 7.25 million viewers. The ... Read more

Alicia Vikander, Walton Goggins Appeared On James Corden’s “Late Late Show”

Update: To support Friday’s opening, two stars from “Tomb Raider” appeared on Thursday’s “Late Late Show With James Corden.” Alicia Vikander and Walton Goggins both joined host James Corden for the nightly discussion. They also participated in a sketch with bandleader Reggie Watts. Video highlights and photos follow: Alicia Vikander greets the audience during “The Late Late Show with James Corden,” Photo: Terence Patrick ©2018 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved Alicia Vikander and Walton Goggins chat with James Corden during “The Late Late Show with James Corden,” Photo: Terence Patrick ©2018 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved Alicia Vikander ... Read more

Troye Sivan Performed “MY MY MY” On Jimmy Fallon’s “Tonight Show”

Update: In what represented his first visit to the show since the summer of 2016, Troye Sivan performed on Thursday’s “Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.” The pop star performed his radio single “MY MY MY” toward the end of the broadcast. A video of Sivan’s “MY MY MY” performance will be available to view below at 3:35AM ET. Photos from Thursday’s “Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” taping are already embedded. Thursday’s “Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” features a performance by Troye Sivan. Sivan, who is making his first “Tonight Show” appearance since the summer of 2016, performs his radio single ... Read more

L+SD Ratings: “The Assassination Of Gianni Versace” Enjoys Increase In Week Eight

Wednesday’s Matt Bomer-directed installment of “The Assassination Of Gianni Versace” enjoyed a week-over-week gain in live+same-day viewership. According to L+SD data posted by Showbuzz, the 90-minute episode drew a 0.30 adults 18-49 rating and averaged 998,000 overall viewers. Last week’s episode drew a 0.28 rating and 917,000 viewers. While the increase is certainly welcome, “Versace” remains a modest ratings performer in comparison to the previous, OJ Simpson-centric iteration of “American Crime Story.” The eighth episode of that season drew a 1.19 in the demo and 2.91 million in overall viewership. “Versace,” nonetheless, remains a respectable live+same-day performer by cable drama ... Read more

“Drop The Mic” Season 2 Premieres On April 15; Shaq, Darren Criss, More Confirmed

The first season of TBS’ “Drop The Mic” aired on Tuesday nights. For season two, the celebrity rap battle show will move to Sundays. TBS confirms that the new season of “Drop The Mic” will premiere at 10:30PM ET/PT on Sunday, April 15. It will air after the season premiere of “Snoop Dogg Presents The Joker’s Wild,” which is moving to the Sunday at 10PM slot. In addition to confirming the premiere date, TBS revealed some of this season’s matchups. One of those matchups was actually first reported by Headline Planet: WWE wrestlers Nikki Bella, Brie Bella, Carmella and Alicia ... Read more

Ratings Update: “Riverdale” Sets New Season Low; “Life Sentence” Viewership Falls

Update: The demo rating for Wednesday’s “Riverdale” did not receive an update in the final report. The episode, therefore, officially set new season lows in adults 18-49 and overall viewership. According to live+same-day data posted by Showbuzz, Wednesday’s “Riverdale” drew a 0.4 adults 18-49 rating and averaged 1.19 million overall viewers. The season low numbers trail the 0.5 rating and 1.26 million viewer mark posted last week. — The CW followed “Riverdale” with the second installment of “Life Sentence.” The episode drew a 0.2 adults 18-49 rating and 0.56 million viewers. Last week’s series premiere posted a 0.2 and 0.67 ... Read more