TV Buzz: Anne Hathaway, Jeremy Renner Hosting ‘SNL’; USA Announces ‘Suits,’ ‘White Collar,’ ‘Necessary Roughness’ Returns

By: Lauren DiMascio / October 31, 2012

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After Emmy Award-winner Louis CK hosts this weekend’s Saturday Night Live with musical guest fun, we’ll get some Academy Award-nominees taking over the duties. On Nov. 10, Anne Hathaway will make her third appearance hosting the sketch show along with musical guest Rihanna. Maroon 5 will bring the music on Nov. 17 while The Bourne Legacy star Jeremy Renner will make his debut as host. [NBC]

USA has announced the winter return dates for three of its scripted dramas and all will premiere in January. The second half of Season 2 of Suits will kick off on Thursday, Jan. 17 at 10 PM. Meanwhile, White Collar will begin airing the last six episodes of the fourth season on Tuesday, Jan. 22. Necessary Roughness will follow on Wednesday with the premiere of the first of Season 2’s final five episodes. [THR]

The Real Housewives of Miami have earned their highest ratings of the season with Sunday night’s special episode. With a total of 1.35 million viewers and 797,000 viewers in the ad coveted 18-49 year olds demographic. These ratings showed a dramatic increase of 57 percent overall and 66 percent in the demo from last Thursday’s episode. The Real Housewives of Miami airs Thursdays at 9 PM on Bravo. [Bravo]

NBC’s The Voice has kept up its ratings in the battle and knockout rounds. Though previous seasons had typically shown a dip in viewers after the blind auditions ended, this season they’ve had good retention. Tuesday night’s episode of the show took the top spot of the night and had 12.1 million viewers. CBS’ Tuesday lineup was up slightly in the ratings and the comedies on both ABC and FOX were all down. [EW]

Fairly Legal’s Sarah Shahi Is heading to NBC’s Chicago Fire. The actress will play Renee Royce, the love interest of Taylor Kinney’s Lt. Kelly Severide. Currently, she is set to appear on roughly six episodes. [TVLine]

Current TV’s election night coverage will be led by Vice President Al Gore. Beginning next Tuesday at 8 PM ET, Gore will lead a roundtable which includes other Current anchors including former Michigan governor Jennifer Granholm, among others. The coverage will include live Twitter streams. Viewers can join the conversations by tweeting #Current2012. [CurrentTV]

DC comic book character Firefly is headed to The CW’s Arrow. Firefly will be embodied by Andrew Dunbar beginning in Episode 10. Firefly’s alter ego is a firefighter named Garfield Lynn who was burned in the line of work and never recovered physically or mentally. Just as with Green Arrow, the villain will be a more realistic reinterpretation on the show. [EW]

The CW’s Gossip Girl is going out in style with a two-hour series finale. The event will air on Monday, Dec, 17 at 8 PM. The event will also feature a look back at all the OMG moments from the scandalous show as well as interviews with the cast and crew. Viewers will also get a sneak peek into The CW’s new Sex and the City prequel, The Carrie Diaries which premieres in January. [The CW]

Charlie Sheen’s Anger Management has made a deal for syndication. The show, which was picked up by FX for 90 episodes after showing decent ratings, will begin syndication in September 2014 on FOX stations. [The Wrap]

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