Chris Rock Could’ve Hosted The Oscars…

Neil Patrick Harris, don’t read this. Academy Awards producers revealed that NPH wasn’t their first choice as the show’s master of ceremonies. First on the list was last year’s host, Ellen DeGeneres, who jacked up viewership and helmed this epic selfie, but didn’t want to do it a third time. Second was Chris Rock, who could’ve fucking NAILED it but sadly, no deal came to fruition. [THR]

To continue the 40th anniversary celebration of Saturday Night Live, legendary comic Jim Carrey is invading Studio 8H with musical guest Iggy Azalea. For the Halloween show promos, Jimmy proves he can still work a mask and does a killer impression of Aidy Bryant. [Mashable]

Sesame Street remains the cornerstone of sunny days in Hollywood. Comedian Aziz Ansari recently made a cameo and tapped furry friend Grover for a lesson in Ridiculous. Stove top hats and all. [Jezebel]

Viral YouTuber Todrick Hall will be doing double damage on MTV. Todrick brings his man-on-the-street-style Broke A$$ Game Show—which challenges New Yorkers to participate in stunts for cash prizes—and the Scooter Braun-produced reality show Todrick. Both are slated to debut on small screens next year. [Variety]

Anne Hathaway humblebragged that she can read three times faster than her Interstellar co-star Matthew McConaughey. Clap for her! [Vulture]