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Eddie Murphy Returning to SNL for First Time in 30 Years

Originally posted 01/30/2015 08:45AM

[BRIGHTCOVE "20897531" "" "" "auto"] You can't keep him away from Saturday Night Live forever. He's Gumby, dammit.

The Today show confirmed Friday morning that Eddie Murphy will take part in SNL's 40th anniversary special on Feb. 15, in what will be his first appearance on the show in more than 30 years.

The comedian, 53, first revealed the news in a phone interview with News One Now.

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Taran Killam and Cobie Smulders Welcome Second Child

Taran Killam and Cobie Smulders Welcome Second Child

Originally posted 01/28/2015 07:15PM

The new addition joins big sister Shaelyn Cado

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Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, More in Early Talks to Star in All-Female Ghostbusters Reboot

Who's Going to Star in the All-Female Ghostbusters Reboot?

Originally posted 01/27/2015 05:05PM

Who ya gonna call?

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What Was Blake Shelton's Favorite Part of Hosting SNL?

What Was Blake Shelton's Favorite Part of Hosting SNL?

Originally posted 01/26/2015 12:05PM

We've seen him rock a mullet (just Google some vintage pics), and thanks to his gig hosting SNL and the hilarious Bachelor-esque skit he did, the world now knows that Blake Shelton can also pull off blond hair.

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Blake Shelton Performs 'Boys 'Round Here' and 'Neon Light' on SNL (VIDEO)

Originally posted 01/25/2015 02:20PM

Blake Shelton pulled double-duty when he dropped by Saturday Night Live, hosting the show and performing two songs, "Boys 'Round Here" and "Neon Light."

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This Bachelor Parody Was Blake Shelton's Best SNL Sketch (VIDEO)

Originally posted 01/25/2015 11:15AM

Blake Shelton's hosting stint on Saturday Night Live played largely around his strengths: Charm, a willingness to play ball and that big ol' grin.

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SNL Takes on #DeflateGate (VIDEO)

Originally posted 01/25/2015 10:30AM

Considering how much it dominated the public conversation this past week, it was a given that Saturday Night Live was going to take on the New England Patriots and the football controversy people have dubbed "DeflateGate."

The show quickly cut to the chase on Saturday's show, using the scandal as fodder for the episode's cold open.

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Five Things We Hope Blake Shelton Will Do on Saturday Night Live

UpdatePosted 01/22/2015 06:00PM

Five Things We Hope Blake Shelton Will Do on Saturday Night Live

Originally posted 01/22/2015 02:30PM

Blake Shelton's hosting stint on Saturday Night Live is just two days away, and based on the strength of this promo, we're excited.

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Which Oscar Hopeful Is Set to Host SNL Next?

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J.K. Simmons to Host Saturday Night Live

Originally posted 01/20/2015 09:45AM

Live from New York, it's J.K. Simmons!

After 20 years as a character actor in films like Juno and on shows like Oz, Simmons is finally hitting it big with the critically acclaimed Whiplash, which just earned him a Golden Globe and an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actor.

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Justin Bieber Responds to Kate McKinnon's SNL Parody

Justin Bieber Responds to Kate McKinnon's SNL Parody

Originally posted 01/19/2015 12:45PM

Pop music's own King Joffrey, Justin Bieber, has descended from his gilded sky-palace to proffer an opinion on the goings-on of the mortals beneath him.

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