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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

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

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 …

‘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 …

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 …

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 …

‘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 …

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

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.”

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.

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 …

‘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.

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.

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

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 …

Commentary: Jeff Gordon brought excitement, fans to NASCAR

BROOKLYN, Mich. – Jeff Gordon once hosted “Saturday Night Live.” That might be hard to believe, a NASCAR driver as a front man for a pop-culture institution. But Gordon was …

Eli Manning to do Saturday Night Live

Two-time Super Bowl MVP Eli Manning is picking up a late-night television job. The New York Giants’ quarterback will be the host for “Saturday Night Live” on May 5. Eli …

Betty White scores Emmy win for ‘SNL’ hosting gig

The Betty White phenomenon keeps getting bigger. White won an Emmy Award for best guest actress in a comedy series for her turn as “Saturday Night Live” host. The honor …