Stories tagged: Saturday Night Live
Fri., Oct. 20, 2017, 2:11 p.m.
Jason Aldean releases ‘I Won’t Back Down’ for charity
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.
‘SNL’ takes shots at fallen movie mogul Harvey Weinstein
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.
‘SNL’ pays tribute to Vegas victims, Petty during opening
“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.
New season of ‘SNL’ roars back by mocking Trump at the top
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.
‘Veep’ and ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ win top Emmy Award prizes
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.
Tina Fey returns to ‘Weekend Update’ to talk Charlottesville
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.
“Saturday Night Live,” “Westworld” lead Emmy nominations
Alec Baldwin, Melissa McCarthy nominated for “SNL” guest appearances; Carrie Fisher receives posthumous nomination
Tue., June 27, 2017, 1:47 p.m.
Alec Baldwin to continue lampooning Donald Trump on ‘Saturday Night Live’
Just don’t expect it to be an every-week kind of thing.
Tue., May 23, 2017, 3:14 p.m.
‘SNL,’ the show Trump decried as ‘terrible,’ shattered records this past season
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.
Katy Perry’s ‘backpack kid’ steals show during ‘SNL’ gig
First, there was Left Shark. Now we have the Backpack Kid.
Sat., May 20, 2017, 10 p.m.
Vanessa Bayer joins Bobby Moynihan in ‘SNL’ exodus
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.
Cast member Vanessa Bayer leaving ‘SNL’
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.
Bobby Moynihan leaving ‘Saturday Night Live’ for CBS sitcom
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.
Melissa McCarthy mocks Sean Spicer with motorized podium
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.
Chris Pine’s ‘SNL’ monologue reminds us how bad Hollywood’s superhero diversity problem is
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 says he had rocky relationship with ‘SNL’
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.
Sasheer Zamata finds her voice away from ‘SNL’ in new show
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.
Alec Baldwin ‘stunned’ at popularity of Trump impression
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.
‘Saturday Night Live’ to air live to all, not taped for some
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 …
Wed., March 8, 2017, noon
Pete Davidson, the ‘SNL’ comic famous for weed jokes, announces he is sober ‘for the first time in 8 years’
“I’m a pothead, but that’s not the joke,” wunderkind Pete Davidson of “Saturday Night Live” told Rolling Stone last year while discussing how he felt pigeonholed into making jokes about …
Tue., March 7, 2017, 4:23 p.m.
Baldwin: Trump impression unlikely at Correspondents dinner
“I think the White House Correspondents’ people will probably not ask me to do Trump if I had to bet,” Baldwin told the Associated Press on Monday. “I wouldn’t be …
Sun., March 5, 2017, 1:45 p.m.
‘SNL’ imagines Jeff Sessions as Forrest Gump at the bus stop
“Saturday Night Live” took a departure with its cold open this week, taking us out of the Trump White House – and into the universe of the 1994 movie “Forrest …
Fri., Feb. 10, 2017, 3:13 p.m.
Rosie O’Donnell mirrors Steve Bannon in new Twitter pic
After saying she’d like to play President Donald Trump’s controversial adviser Steve Bannon on “Saturday Night Live,” comedienne Rosie O’Donnell has apparently changed her Twitter profile picture to make herself …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 7, 2017, 3:29 p.m.
Rosie O’Donnell: ‘Available’ to play Steve Bannon on ‘SNL’
On her Twitter feed Monday night, Rosie O’Donnell responded to suggestions that she play Steve Bannon by saying “available – if called I will serve.”
Mon., Feb. 6, 2017, 4:05 p.m.
Sean Spicer responds to Melissa McCarthy’s ‘Saturday Night Live’ skit
It looks like Sean Spicer thinks Melissa McCarthy’s impression of him needs a little work.
Sun., Feb. 5, 2017, 4:15 p.m.
With Melissa McCarthy playing press secretary Sean Spicer, ‘SNL’ cranks up Trump satire
Melissa McCarthy lampooned White House press secretary Sean Spicer in a “Saturday Night Live” sketch where she taunted reporters as “losers,” fired a water gun at the press corps and …
Mon., Jan. 23, 2017, 2:16 p.m.
‘SNL’ writer suspended for tweet about Barron Trump
A “Saturday Night Live” writer has been suspended indefinitely after tweeting a poorly received joke about Donald Trump’s 10-year-old youngest son, Barron.
Fri., Dec. 9, 2016, 7 a.m.
Trump isn’t the first president ‘Saturday Night Live’ has skewered, but this feud stands out.
We may be in for four years of comedy critiques from the president of the United States.
Wed., Sept. 28, 2016, 2:01 p.m.
Alec Baldwin’s very big deal: playing Donald Trump on ‘SNL’
“Saturday Night Live” has made a YUGE decision: It has chosen Alec Baldwin to impersonate GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 4, 2015, 10:04 p.m.
Protest against Trump hosting ‘Saturday Night Live’ grows
Pressure continued to mount on NBC to cancel Donald Trump’s guest-host appearance on this weekend’s “Saturday Night Live” as a coalition of advocacy groups delivered petitions to the network Wednesday …