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‘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 barbs targeting Weinstein and his fall amid numerous accusations of sexual assault.

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 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.

‘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 took almost nonstop aim at President Donald Trump in awards and speeches.

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 motorized podium in midtown while dressed as Spicer, presumably a sequence that will air when McCarthy hosts the next “Saturday Night Live.”

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 to be an “incredible opportunity.”

‘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 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.