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Kerry Washington to Host 'SNL', Miley's 'Bangerz' is No.1 on Billboard 200

And Ashton Kutcher is the highest-paid TV actor.

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Kerry Washington to Host Saturday Night Live. It can't be a coincidence that Washington is announced right when people are talking about SNL's diversity issues. TVLine

Miley's 'Bangerz' enters Billboard 200 at No. 1. 270,000 copies of Bangerz have been sold. Guess all that twerking is finally paying off. USA Today

Ashton Kutcher, Jon Cryer top Forbes’ list of highest-paid TV actors. And no, you are not being punk'd right now. New York Daily News

Lady Gaga and the Muppets Are Doing a Holiday Special. The special will include performances of "White Christmas" and "Orange Colored Sky." Vulture

Nirvana, Kiss, Hall and Oates Nominated for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. LL Cool J and Peter Gabriel are also nominated. The public will be able to vote for the winners this year. Rolling Stone