NBC officially announced the addition of six new featured players to Saturday Night Live on Monday — Beck Bennett (from those AT&T “It’s Not Complicated” commercials), John Milhiser, Kyle Mooney, Mike O’Brien, Noel Wells and Brooks Wheelan. Second-year player Cecily Strong will be the next to helm the “Weekend Update” desk, replacing Seth Meyers.
A San Diego judge has ordered Timothy Lambesis, the frontman of the Grammy-winning band, As I Lay Dying, to stand trial on charges he tried to hire someone to kill his estranged wife.
Kanye West faces charges of battery and attempted theft in an altercation with a photographer at Los Angeles International Airport.
The Prime Minister of Australia isn’t able to live in their version of the White House because of a possum infestation.
2014 is going to be the 75th anniversary of “The Wizard of Oz.” A 3D version is heading to theaters.
Miley Cyrus has quit following Liam Hemsworth on Twitter. Just sayin’.
AMC is developing a second companion series to “The Walking Dead.” The scripted series will hail from Walking Dead comics creator Robert Kirkman and is targeted for a 2015 premiere.
LeBron James married his high school sweetheart, Savannah Brinson, on Saturday in San Diego.
This Sunday are the main Emmy Awards, but they handed out some last Sunday night, including one for Bob Newhart and his appearance on “The Big Bang Theory” as Professor Proton. After many nominations, that was Newhart’s first-ever Emmy.
John Legend and Chrissy Teigen have tied the knot in Italy, after six years of dating.
Lindsay Lohan’s mom, Dina, was arrested and charged with two counts of driving while intoxicated Thursday night in New York.
Miss America was back in Atlantic City for the first time in six years and over the weekend, crowned a new winner: Miss New York Nina Davuluri, 24, from Syracuse. She is the first Miss America of Indian descent.
A study finds that tattoos still reduce your chances of getting hired. [Especially if you forget to cover up your “Miley Cyrus Forever” ink.]
FORBES 400: THE RICHEST GET RICHER _ The wealthiest Americans got even wealthier in 2013, by a lot. The 2013 Forbes 400 List, released Monday, found that the 400 richest US citizens increased their combined net worth to $2.02 trillion this year, up $300 billion from 1.7 trillion in 2012. Bill Gates tops the list for the 20th straight year. Just being a mere billionaire didn’t land you on the list, you needed at least $1.3 billion.
GRAND THEFT AUTO V OUT TODAY _ Grand Theft Auto V is out today (Tuesday). Fans have bought more than 125 million GTA games, a Guinness World Record.
SCRATCH-OFF SNEAKERS _ Looking for some new kicks? The MMM x Converse collection features Chuck Taylor All Star and Jack Purcell shoes completely covered in a layer of white paint. As the shoes are worn, the white starts to wear away and the sneaker’s true color is revealed — coming in black, red, navy blue, or vintage yellow.
MILEY CYRUS AND LIAM HEMSWORTH OFFICIALLY OVER _ Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth are officially over, according to reps for both stars. That is all.
The last time Tokyo had the summer Olympics it was 1964, and a 30-year-old man was kicked out of his house to make room for an Olympic park. He was given a new place, by the Olympic Stadium. Now he’s 79, and he’s getting kicked out AGAIN . . . because Tokyo is getting the Olympics in 2020, and they want to expand the stadium.
There’s a new survey that might help you get in and out of the doctor’s office quicker. Mondays have the shortest wait times . . . Thursdays have the longest . . . the hardest appointments to get are 10:00 A.M. and 2:00 P.M. . . . and even if you get to the doctor’s office at their LEAST busy time, you’re still looking at 15 minute wait.