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Dan Heching, CNN

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Kenan Thompson is supportive of college protests as long as they don’t involve his daughter in ‘SNL’ cold open

“Saturday Night Live” took on one of the top news stories of the past week on its latest episode, when cast members played concerned parents of New York City college kids involved in protests in the cold open over the weekend.

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Vegas ‘Lovers & Friends’ festival featuring Janet Jackson, Mary J. Blige canceled less than 24 hours before opening

An epic festival in Las Vegas featuring a lineup that included Alicia Keys, Mary J. Blige, Janet Jackson and Gwen Stefani was canceled on the eve of its opening due to high winds.

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Beyoncé receives the iHeartRadio Innovator Award, presented to her by Stevie Wonder

It continued to be a celebration of all things Bey on Monday at the iHeartRadio Music Awards in Los Angeles, where Beyoncé was awarded the prestigious Innovator Award.

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Ramy Youssef references Israel-Hamas war in ‘Saturday Night Live’ monologue

Ramy Youssef made his “Saturday Night Live” hosting debut this weekend, and managed to strike a balance between humor and heart in his opening monologue.

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Michael Keaton and Winona Ryder face off once again in ‘Beetlejuice Beetlejuice’ trailer

Get ready everyone because the ghost with the most is back in town. Warner Bros. Pictures released the first teaser trailer for the highly anticipated sequel “Beetlejuice Beetlejuice” on Thursday, a followup to the 1988 Tim Burton classic starring Michael Keaton and Winona Ryder. (Like CNN, Warner Bros. Pictures is owned by Warner Bros. Discovery.)

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Nikki Haley drops in on ‘Saturday Night Live’ cold open as surprise guest

“Saturday Night Live” welcomed an unexpected guest as part of the comedy show’s cold open sequence this weekend.