Jim Carrey as Joe Biden on "Saturday Night Live" (Photo: NBC)

Jim Carrey debuts as Joe Biden on a sleepy ‘Saturday Night Live’

NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” returned for its 46th season with comedian Jim Carrey playing Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, Alec Baldwin returning as President Donald Trump, and a tone that suggested the rush of recent events were even too much for the writers to process.

Those events included that debacle of a presidential debate, Trump’s failure to denounce white supremacy, and Trump being diagnosed with the coronavirus.

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Chris Rock in "Fargo" (Photo: FX)

‘Fargo’ goes back to the past for a gripping crime story

Who gets to be an American? And how much blood must be spilled?

That’s the beating, bleeding heart of the new season of FX’s “Fargo” (Sundays at 9 p.m.). Series creator, writer and director Noah Hawley delivers an extended opener that has one significant thing in common with every other season of “Fargo.”

It is instantly engrossing.

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