Kristen Wiig discusses leaving SNL with Alec Baldwin, True Blood Sneak Peek plus a look at tonight’s Gossip Girl and 2 Broke Girls


Kristen Wiig stopped by Alec Badlwin‘s podcast — you can listen to it here or read the transcript here. While she doesn’t flat out announce that she’s leaving Saturday Night Live when her contract expires at the end of this season, she did say this: “I will say that when I do leave it’s not because I’m sick of it and not because I see something better or anything like that. It’s just that it’s time. When I do leave, it will be the hardest thing.” Yes, Alec has a podcast. Amazing. Not only is Wiig rumoured to be leaving, but also Andy Samberg and Jason Sudeikis — all of which would be truly horrible. Anyway, the podcast is awesome as Kristen also discusses how she first arrived on SNL and then doing Bridesmaids.

— Sorry Degrassi fans, Shenae Grimes doesn’t speak with any of her former co-stars. She even says that that guy Drake, isn’t the Aubry she used to know. Check out our video interview with the 90210 star here.

General Hospital got the good sense of signing Finola Hughes (Anna) to a  contract. The actress returned to the soap earlier this year for Robin’s “death.” In other GH news, we’ve got another One Life to Live crossover happening with the stunning Florencia Lozano, who brings Tea Delgado over to Port Charles next month. The actress begins taping this week.

— E! has announced that Keeping Up with the Kardashians will kick off its 18-episode new season on May 20th.

The Vampire DiariesIan Somerhalder is building a zoo.

Desperate HousewivesEva Longoria confessed that the Nicollettte Sheridan/Marc Cherry trial is a “stain” on the shows legacy.

— There’s some push for a third X Files movie.

— Sure, there’s big buzz on Jessica Pare now, but our love for the Montreal actress goes far back…Hot Tub Time Machine, The Trotsky and even further, to Jack & Bobby. Check out our latest interview with the Mad Men star here.

— Here’s a very interesting sneak peek at True Blood scene where Sookie and Alcide discuss Russell Edgington being on the loose. But he’s dead…right?!

— My picks for tonight:

On Gossip Girl (8 p.m. on The CW and MuchMusic): Serena decides she is ready to relinquish the spotlight and sets out to make a reluctant Lola aka Real Charlie the next “It Girl” of the Upper East Side, starting with modelling at a Kiki de Montparnasse lingerie show. Meanwhile, Chuck reaches out to Blair for advice about his past. Diana Payne (Elizabeth Hurley) returns to The Spectator and starts a power struggle with Nate. Former One Life to Live star David Gregory will also appear. The Hollywood Reporter‘s got an exclusive sneak peek here.

On How I Met Your Mother (8 p.m. on CBS and Citytv): Ted, Marshall and Barney embark on another “trilogy tome,” where they get together every three years to watch the “Star Wars” trilogy and envision what their lives will be like in another three years. Meanwhile, Barney and Quinn (Becki Newton) move in together.

On 2 Broke Girls (8:30 p.m. on CBS and Citytv): Max convinces Caroline to take part in a clinical drug trial in an effort to raise money to help Caroline’s father.

Over in late night: Cobie Smulders and Ricky Gervais are on Letterman; James Van Der Beek is on Kimmel; Chris Klein is on Chelsea Lately.


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