TODAY | November 18, 2013
>>> in the news again this morning. stephanie gosk is following it all for us. stephanie , good morning.
>> good morning. with scandal swirling around him he managed to have a full weekend. he had a football game and filmed his new tv show and an interview with fox news.
>> from saturday night live.
>> my face is as red as a ham.
>> to sunday night football, toronto mayor rob ford is firmly in the spotlight. after wearing a toronto football jersey while delivering another apology for bad behavior at a press conference the canadian football commissioner suggested he stayed away from the football game .
>> we believe it would be better to focus on his challenges right now.
>> reporter: but in the third quarter he showed up supporting the team and even had a few fans of his own. his busy weekend included filming a new tv show called ford nation and an interview with fox news.
>> i'm seeking professional news. i'm not an alcoholic. i'm not a drug addict . have i had my out bursts in the past? absolutely but i'm only human.
>> and i have made some very poor decisions.
>> reporter: but perhaps it was the snl sketch that best captured the canadian controversy.
>> i goofed up but i realized that and i apologized at a press conference only a few hours later. i am sorry for how i have been acting. it's not indicative of my position of mayor in this great town of toronto .
>> hey, man, i got what you asked for.
>> did you see the saturday night live skit?
>> yeah, it was great.
>> i guess we're probably going to see that snl character a few times after this and you can bet you'll see that football jersey, too.
>> just cannot seem to go away. stephanie gosk, thanks so