SNL's much anticipated Jimmy Fallon-Justin Timberlake episode didn't disappoint. There was a high musical quotient (including a Jimmy Fallon-Paul McCartney Chistmas duet in the monologue), and Fallon and Timberlake reprised some of their classic sketches, including the Barry Gibb Talk Show and the "bring it on down..." street pitchpeople showdown. Joining McCartney making cameos were Madonna, Barry Gibb, and Mayor Michael Bloomberg. As musical guest, Timberlake performed "Only When I Walk Away" and "Pair of Wings."Some highlights...
It's CBS vs. NBC on Family Feud, with Justin Timberlake as Jimmy Fallon, and Jimmy Fallon (as The Big Bang Theory's Jim Parsons) unable to keep a straight face.
Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake reprise their classic Barry Gibb Talk Show, with cameos by Madonna and Barry Gibb himself.
(Do It On My) Twin Bed—the women of SNL have a holiday message for their boyfriends...
Jimmy Fallon and Mayor Michael Bloomberg drop by Weekend Update to discuss the changes in store for them in the new year. (Bloomberg: "I'll be fulfilling a lifelong dream of enjoying a small soda on a nonsmoking beach...") Fallon hands over the Late Night reins to Seth Meyers.
Now That's What I Call Christmas—celebrities sing the Christmas classics. (Highlights: Kate McKinnon as Shakira; Jimmy Fallon as Pitbull, Alan Rickman, and a disturbingly apt Harry Styles.)
Also: Jimmy Fallon and Cecily Strong put a new spin on "Baby It's Cold Outside"; Billy Jean King (Kate McKinnon) drops by Weekend Update to discuss her role on the U.S. delegation to the Sochi Winter Games ("I'm President Obama's big, gay middle finger, and this thing's about to be flipped...")
NEXT, on January 18: Drake as host and musical guest.