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Adam Sandler To Host ‘Saturday Night Live’ For The First Time On May 4

Adam Sandler, who got his start on “Saturday Night Live” as a writer and cast member, is returning to the show to host it for the first time. NBC announced Friday that Sandler is schedule to host on May 4 and will be accompanied by musical guest Shawn Mendes. “We are happy to welcome Adam back to ‘SNL’ in what is sure to be a special night,” executive producer Lorne Michaels said in a statement Friday.

Netflix Renews Ricky Gervais Series “After Life” For Season 2

Streaming service Netflix announced that the Ricky Gervais-created comedy-drama series “After Life” will return next year for a six-episode second season. Gervais created the series, and wrote and directed each episode in Season 1.  On “After Life” he portrays a widower who contemplates suicide before deciding to live long enough to punish the world for his wife’s cancer-related death.