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Jimmy Kimmel Returns to Late Night, We Guess

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Kimmel Back! Following yesterday’s news that Jay Leno and Conan O’Brien will return to late night on January 2 without writers, Jimmy Kimmel announced this afternoon that he will do pretty much the exact same thing, only probably with fewer viewers. [AP]

Apatow Not Quite as Funny as Usual! In a new video over at, Judd Apatow attempts to stave off a backlash by distracting everyone with his subpar acting skills. [Funny or Die]

Pogues Censored Then Uncensored! Earlier today came news that the BBC was cutting the word “faggot” from the Pogues Christmas classic “Fairytale of New York.” Now, though, after the mother of late Pogues singer Kirsty MacColl branded the decision “ridiculous,” the BBC has decided to reverse its earlier decision and will now play the full, unedited track. [Reuters]

Winehouse Arrested! Frequently intoxicated singer Amy Winehouse was arrested in London today after she allegedly attempted to “interfere with a court case involving her husband,” which is a much classier offense than we would’ve guessed. [AP]

Snoop Dogg on the Cover of L’uomo Vogue! And there are awesome pictures! [Miss Info]

Jimmy Kimmel Returns to Late Night, We Guess