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Lorne Michaels Promises “Saturday Night Live” Will Add A Black Female Cast Member In January 2014

“Saturday Night Live” creator and executive producer Lorne Michaels said the show will add a Black female cast member in January 2014. The show held a special audition for…

Jessica Wakeman | December 13, 2013 - 6:30 pm

Lady Gaga Simulates Sex With R. Kelly On “Saturday Night Live”

Lady Gaga was a solid host of last night’s “Saturday Night Live,” delivering a cheeky musical-inspired opening monologue and nailing her role in nearly every sketch. I especially enjoyed her…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 17, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Kerry Washington Helps “Saturday Night Live” Address Its Diversity Problem

After weeks, nay, months … nay, yeaaaaars of complaints from critics, viewers and cast member about the lack of any Black female cast members on “Saturday Night Live,” the comedy show final addressed its diversity…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 3, 2013 - 3:48 pm

This Is What A Wes Anderson Horror Movie Would Look Like

The best part of last night’s Edward Norton-hosted “Saturday Night Live” was this digital short, a mock trailer for the Wes Anderson-directed horror flick, “The Midnight Coterie of Sinister Intruders.”

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 27, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Black Comedienne Nyima Funk Is Not Ready To Be On “Saturday Night Live”

Earlier this week, Kenan Thompson from “Saturday Night Live,” spoke to TV Guide and explained why he puts on a dress and plays all the roles of Black women on…

Jessica Wakeman | October 17, 2013 - 4:30 pm

Kenan Thompson Says There Are No Black Women On “Saturday Night Live” Because There Aren’t Enough Funny Black Women

I like Kenan Thompson a lot. He’s probably my favorite actor on “Saturday Night Live” right now. But what the heck was he thinking when he spoke to TV Guide

Jessica Wakeman | October 15, 2013 - 11:26 am

Miley Cyrus Spoofs The Government Shutdown On “SNL” With “We Did Stop”

I have been feeling complex emotions about Miley Cyrus lately — I begrudgingly love her new album, Bangerz; I hate that she made fun of Sinead O’Connor’s mental issues — but…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 6, 2013 - 2:12 pm

Fox Picks Up John Mulaney Sitcom: Get To Know The Comedian And “Saturday Night Live” Writer

I like to think that Louis C.K. set the scene for other stand-up comedians to take over our televisions, one sitcom at a time: his uniquely-formatted single-camera show, “Louie,” is…

Rachel Krause | October 3, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Watch: Miley Cyrus’ Painfully Unfunny “Saturday Night Live” Promos

Miley Cyrus is hosting and the musical guest for “Saturday Night Live” this weekend, which means we can expect the following:

twerking
licking something/everything
rubbing an…

Jessica Wakeman | October 2, 2013 - 7:00 pm

“Saturday Night Live”‘s “Girls” Promo Features A New, Rubber-Handed Albanian Roommate Played By Tina Fey

Who’s excited for the third season of “Girls”?! I am, especially after seeing this new promo which indicates the show is finally getting a dose of real diversity. Hannah has…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 30, 2013 - 10:20 am

Cecily Strong Heads To “Saturday Night Live” Weekend Update, Casts Noel Wells & Others

Weekend Update has a new host! “Saturday Night Live” named Cecily Strong — perhaps better known as Girl You Wish You Hadn’t Started A Conversation With At A Party…

Jessica Wakeman | September 16, 2013 - 10:20 am

Set Your Tivos: Tina Fey Hosts “Saturday Night Live” On Sept. 28

Awwwwww, yeah! Tina Fey will host the season premiere of “Saturday Night Live” on September 28th, with Arcade Fire for the musical guest. Miley Cyrus will combine hosting and…

Jessica Wakeman | September 9, 2013 - 8:00 pm

Nightlife Correspondent Stefon Is Alive And Well In This New York Times Article

There is nothing funny about the plight of China’s high tech workers. Employees who make iPhones and other tech devices for exportation overseas work long hours in difficult conditions with…

Julie Gerstein | July 18, 2013 - 11:20 am

An Open Letter To The New Movie “Adore” (Which Is Eerily Similar To That Andy Samberg & Justin Timberlake Song “Mother Lover”)

Dear the movie “Adore,” starring Naomi Watts and Robin Wright,

Let me start by saying that I’m not here as another social media troll who just wants to…

Alyson Penn | July 13, 2013 - 12:00 pm

The “Saturday Night Live” Season Finale Was A Real Tearjerker

I don’t generally expect my eyes to blink back tears and a lump to swell in my throat while watching an episode of “Saturday Night Live,” but there’s a first…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 20, 2013 - 9:20 am

Weekend Cry: Bill Murray, On The Death Of Gilda Radner

I keep thinking about a thing I read on Ye Olde Internet earlier this week. It was a passage from the “Saturday Night Live” oral history, Live from New York:

Julie Gerstein | May 19, 2013 - 10:00 am

“Saturday Night Live” Plays “Game Of ‘Game Of Thrones'”

Zach Galifianakis first “Saturday Night Live” hosting appearance was maybe one of the funniest things I’ve ever seen (“That’s so Raven?”), so I had high hopes for his second stint…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 6, 2013 - 11:20 am

Kristen Wiig To Host “Saturday Night Live” On May 11

Kristen Wiig is coming back to host “Saturday Night Live” on May 11. Target Lady 4ever! [The Hollywood Reporter]
Celine Dion says her two-year-old son Nelson walks better…

Jessica Wakeman | April 26, 2013 - 6:00 pm

Peter Dinklage Turns Up Drunk On “Saturday Night Live”

Or more specifically, as Drunk Uncle’s brother-in-law Peter Drunklage, who is arguably the drunkest of them all. Kids these days don’t even wear garters anymore. And all they care about…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 8, 2013 - 1:20 pm

“SNL”‘s Stefon Shares His Spring Break Plans With The World

Oh, Stefon, how we have missed you so! The “Saturday Night Live” skit featuring Bill Hader cracking up at his own jokes actually managed to top itself this week. I…

Julie Gerstein | March 11, 2013 - 11:20 am
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