Stories tagged: Saturday Night Live
UPDATED: Mon., April 1, 2019, 6:09 p.m.
Spokane astronaut Anne McClain addresses spacesuit issue, ‘SNL’ skit in ‘Today’ interview from International Space Station
Spokane native Anne McClain addressed the space suit sizing controversy on the TODAY show – two days after she was parodied on Saturday Night Live.
Sat., Nov. 17, 2018
The past couple of weeks have been unusual for me, to say the least. After a year of hard campaigning for Congress in Texas and gradually entering the public sphere, …
Sun., Nov. 11, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
Pete Davidson apologized in person to military veteran Dan Crenshaw, who was elected on Tuesday as a Republican representative from Texas’ 2nd congressional District, for a joke he made on …
Thu., Sept. 27, 2018, 2:04 p.m.
After 10 years away from Hollywood, Julia Sweeney decided to mount a comeback. So far, so good.
Sun., July 15, 2018, 6 a.m.
Ten years ago, Julia Sweeney dropped out of Hollywood. After four seasons on “Saturday Night Live,” two acclaimed stage monologues, “God Said ‘Ha!’” and “Letting Go of God,” appearances on …
Thu., April 5, 2018, 12:41 p.m.
Much of Miller’s material will come from his upcoming special, which he plans to film in June.
UPDATED: Fri., March 2, 2018, 8:49 a.m.
President Donald Trump and Alec Baldwin – his chief impersonator – traded online barbs Friday, each describing the other as causing “agony,” the latest salvos in an ongoing feud between …
Fri., Feb. 23, 2018, 3:59 p.m.
“I wanted Bobby Jindal to win for like two minutes,” Nimesh Patel joked at New York’s Comedy Cellar during the 2016 election season. “Not because I believe in his politics, …
Fri., Feb. 23, 2018, 11:06 a.m.
A New York man says he kicked Chevy Chase in self-defense after the comedian climbed into a vehicle and tried to punch him during a profanity-laced traffic dispute.
Mon., Jan. 29, 2018, 8:58 a.m.
The country singer took home three Grammys at Sunday’s ceremony, which followed a performance on “Saturday Night Live.”
Wed., Dec. 13, 2017, 3:33 p.m.
“Saturday Night Live”’s resident “Weekend Update” anchors Jost and Che were named co-head writers of the long-running sketch show, NBC announced Tuesday, making Che the first person of color to …
Fri., Oct. 20, 2017, 2:11 p.m.
Jason Aldean’s moving rendition of “I Won’t Back Down” on “Saturday Night Live” will soon be raising money to help victims of the Las Vegas shooting.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 14, 2017, 10:23 p.m.
NEW YORK – NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” gave Harvey Weinstein a pass last week. The disgraced movie mogul wasn’t quite so lucky this week. “Weekend Update” tossed off a few …
Sat., Oct. 7, 2017, 10:26 p.m.
“Saturday Night Live” paid tribute to victims of the Las Vegas mass shooting and the late rock superstar Tom Petty by opening its show with country star Jason Aldean singing …
Sat., Sept. 30, 2017, 9:31 p.m.
The new season of “Saturday Night Live” wastes no time getting topical – or mocking Donald Trump – with an opening sketch that features Alec Baldwin as the president in …
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 17, 2017, 9:45 p.m.
The dystopian vision of “The Handmaid’s Tale,” the deeply cynical Washington comedy “Veep” and the ever-topical “Saturday Night Live” won top series honors Sunday in an Emmy Awards ceremony that …
Fri., Aug. 18, 2017, 8:29 a.m.
Tiny Fey has returned to “Weekend Update” on “Saturday Night Live” to discuss the violence surrounding a white nationalist rally near her alma mater’s campus in Charlottesville.
UPDATED: Thu., July 13, 2017, 11:40 a.m.
Alec Baldwin, Melissa McCarthy nominated for “SNL” guest appearances; Carrie Fisher receives posthumous nomination
Tue., June 27, 2017, 1:47 p.m.
Just don’t expect it to be an every-week kind of thing.
Tue., May 23, 2017, 3:14 p.m.
Just like the “failing” New York Times and Washington Post, the object of President Trump’s scorn finds huge success.
Mon., May 22, 2017, 10:32 a.m.
First, there was Left Shark. Now we have the Backpack Kid.
Sat., May 20, 2017, 10 p.m.
Vanessa Bayer, the longest-tenured current female cast member on “Saturday Night Live,” has decided not to return to the NBC sketch series.
Sat., May 20, 2017, 1:37 p.m.
Bayer is finishing her seventh season with NBC’s comedy institution, and has been with the show longer than any other female cast member.
UPDATED: Thu., May 18, 2017, 1:12 p.m.
Deadline.com reports Moynihan is bowing out after CBS picked up the pilot for “Me, Myself & I,” a sitcom starring Moynihan and John Larroquette.
Fri., May 12, 2017, 9:54 a.m.
NEW YORK – Melissa McCarthy has gone into the streets of Manhattan to lampoon White House press secretary Sean Spicer. The comedian was captured on video Friday morning riding a …
Sun., May 7, 2017, 8:16 p.m.
Whether inadvertently or intentionally, Chris Pine and his tongue-in-cheek ‘Saturday Night Live’ monologue once again highlighted Hollywood’s diversity problem, particularly when it comes to big-budget superhero movies.
Sat., April 15, 2017, 5:13 p.m.
Jay Pharoah said he had a rocky time on “Saturday Night Live” because he refused to keep quiet and follow orders.
UPDATED: Fri., March 31, 2017, 2:46 p.m.
Some believe you haven’t really made it in comedy until you’ve landed a one-hour stand-up special. If that’s true, then “Saturday Night Live” writer and comedian
Tue., March 28, 2017, 10:18 a.m.
Baldwin tells Vanity Fair that he took up “SNL” producer Lorne Michaels’ offer to play the Republican billionaire after a planned movie role fell through. He says it’s turned out …
Thu., March 16, 2017, 11:46 a.m.
NEW YORK – After 42 seasons, “Saturday Night Live” is trying something new: airing live to everybody. For the first time, “SNL” will broadcast live simultaneously across the U.S. for …