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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.
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 barbs targeting Weinstein and his fall amid numerous accusations of sexual assault.
“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 one of Petty’s songs.
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 the Oval Office feuding with the mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico, over aid, threatening Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ job and mentioning his stand-off with the NFL.
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 took almost nonstop aim at President Donald Trump in awards and speeches.
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.
Alec Baldwin, Melissa McCarthy nominated for “SNL” guest appearances; Carrie Fisher receives posthumous nomination
Just don’t expect it to be an every-week kind of thing.
Just like the “failing” New York Times and Washington Post, the object of President Trump’s scorn finds huge success.
First, there was Left Shark. Now we have the Backpack Kid.
Vanessa Bayer, the longest-tenured current female cast member on “Saturday Night Live,” has decided not to return to the NBC sketch series.
Bayer is finishing her seventh season with NBC’s comedy institution, and has been with the show longer than any other female cast member.
Deadline.com reports Moynihan is bowing out after CBS picked up the pilot for “Me, Myself & I,” a sitcom starring Moynihan and John Larroquette.
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 motorized podium in midtown while dressed as Spicer, presumably a sequence that will air when McCarthy hosts the next “Saturday Night Live.”
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.
Jay Pharoah said he had a rocky time on “Saturday Night Live” because he refused to keep quiet and follow orders.
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
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 to be an “incredible opportunity.”
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 its final four shows of the season, NBC announced Thursday. Until now, viewers in the Mountain and Pacific time zones have seen the show not as it aired “live from New York,” but on tape delay.
“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 marijuana on the show.