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What To Watch This Week On TV: 'Bessie' Sings The Blues; A Must-See 'Drag Race' Lip Sync

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Check out our weekly guide to make sure you're catching the big premieres, crucial episodes and the stuff you won't admit you watch when no one's looking.

— The allegedly bisexual blues star Bessie Smith gets the biopic treatment in HBO’s Bessie. The film stars Queen Latifah in the titular role, with Mo’Nique as her mentor, Ma Rainey. The film premieres Saturday at 8 p.m. on HBO.

Another topnotch lip sync, finales for Grey's and Scandal, and more TV this week, AFTER THE JUMP ...

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Kate McKinnon Debuts Her Power-Hungry Hillary Clinton Impression on SNL Cold Open: VIDEO

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On SNL's cold open, Kate McKinnon debuted her Hillary Clinton impression with a funny skit of the former First Lady discussing the recent email controversy, her 2016 presidential aspirations, and her Instagram - all while attempting to be just a regular old "relatable woman on a couch." 

Watch, AFTER THE JUMP...

What'd you think of McKinnon's Clinton? Love it or prefer the Amy Poehler days?

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SNL Rips Into Ben Carson's 'Homosexuality Is a Choice' Comments in Weekend Update Volley: VIDEO

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On last night's Weekend Update segment of SNL, hosts Colin Jost and Michael Che took turns eviscerating 2016 GOP hopeful Dr. Ben Carson for stating this past week that homosexuality is a "choice" because "a lot of people who go into prison go into prison straight -- and when they come out, they're gay."

Watch the four joke volley, AFTER THE JUMP...

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Fires Off Notorious Zingers on Gay Marriage and More in SNL Weekend Update Visit: VIDEO

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Kate McKinnon) stopped by the Weekend Update desk on SNL this past Saturday to prove that she's still still as sharp and spry as ever - age be damned.

Ginsburg shared her morning work-out routine ("100 push ups, 100 laps in the bathtub, and then I do my P90X where I pee 90 times") before firing off some zingers on Justice Antonin Scalia, Alabama, gay marriage, Madonna, and more.

Notorious R.B.G. also revealed she has the hots for Bruno Mars saying, "I like my men like I like my decisions, 5-4!"

Watch RBG bring down the house, AFTER THE JUMP...

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Sarah Palin Teases a 2016 Presidential Run With Donald Trump on SNL 40th Anniversary Special: VIDEO

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Jerry Seinfeld was busy taking audience questions on last night's Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special when former Alaska governor Sarah Palin popped up to inquire about how much she'd be paid by SNL producer Lorne Michaels should she run for president in 2016 with Donald Tump as her running mate.

Find out how much Palin's comedy gold is worth, AFTER THE JUMP...

Seinfeld also pointed out that NBC News anchor Brian Williams was actually an original SNL castmember. Who knew?

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Make it so.

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Watch the Hilarious Return of Celebrity Jeopardy on the SNL 40th Anniversary Special: VIDEO

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Last night's star-studded Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special featured the return of the classic "Celebrity Jeopardy" sketch featuring Will Ferrell as host Alex Trebek.

Included in the collection of dim-witted celebrities this time around: Sean Connery (Darrell Hammond), Justin Bieber (Kate McKinnon), Tony Bennett (Alec Baldwin), Burt Reynolds (Norm Macdonald), Christoph Waltz (Taran Killam), Matthew McConaughey (Jim Carrey) and Bill Cosby (Kenan Thompson).

Watch, AFTER THE JUMP...

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