Stories tagged: snl
Sat., Sept. 14, 2019
“Saturday Night Live,” which has long been criticized for its lack of diverse casting choices, just made a major step forward in Asian American representation.
Sat., Dec. 29, 2018
“Saturday Night Live” gets attention for its political humor, but seasoned viewers know that the best sketches often veer toward the bizarre – humor so outrageous it makes even the …
Sun., Nov. 18, 2018
Steve Carell spent his “Saturday Night Live” monologue gently turning down requests from fans and former co-stars for a reboot of NBC’s hit sitcom “The Office,” which ended in 2013.
Tue., Oct. 9, 2018
Rapper Kanye West will make a house call on President Donald Trump on Thursday.
Sun., July 22, 2018
Growing up, Melissa Villaseñor was, in her words, “the shy kid.” Finding her own voice at an all-girls Catholic high school in Southern California proved tricky, so she tried borrowing …
Sun., May 6, 2018
Stormy Daniels made a surprise appearance on “Saturday Night Live” to deliver a message to President Donald Trump: “A storm’s a coming, baby.”
Sun., April 8, 2018
Rapper Cardi B has revealed during a “Saturday Night Live” performance she’s pregnant.
Fri., Feb. 23, 2018
“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, …
Tue., Jan. 30, 2018
Super fan Leslie Jones is returning to the Olympics.
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 28, 2018
Shortly after 8 p.m. ET on Saturday, just before his appearance as the musical guest on NBC’s “Saturday Night Live,” country star Chris Stapleton posted a video to his social …
Sun., Oct. 29, 2017
“Saturday Night Live” didn’t air a regular episode this weekend, instead opting to re-air old Halloween sketches and a half-hour animated David S. Pumpkins special that answered no one’s questions.
Fri., Oct. 20, 2017
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: Sun., Oct. 8, 2017
“Saturday Night Live” didn’t begin how it normally does – with jokes at the president’s expense – but rather with an emotional tribute to those affected by the Las Vegas …
Sun., Oct. 1, 2017
Colin Kaepernick may not be on an NFL team, but that didn’t stop Jay-Z from sporting the quarterback’s number as he performed during the “Saturday Night Live” premiere.
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 1, 2017
Alec Baldwin once again returned to play Trump in Saturday’s cold open, which referenced the series of tweets real-life President Trump sent earlier in the day criticizing Puerto Rican officials’ …
Tue., Sept. 5, 2017
Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer is forever bound to Melissa McCarthy, the comedian/actress who famously portrayed him on “Saturday Night Live.” The latest evidence that McSpicer is forever …
Fri., Aug. 18, 2017
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: Fri., July 28, 2017
For every political action, there is an equal and opposite “Saturday Night Live” reaction. Last season, nothing, and no one, was safe from “SNL’s” wrath, and each time the White …
Tue., May 23, 2017
Just like the “failing” New York Times and Washington Post, the object of President Trump’s scorn finds huge success.
Sat., May 20, 2017
Vanessa Bayer, the longest-tenured current female cast member on “Saturday Night Live,” has decided not to return to the NBC sketch series.
Sun., May 7, 2017
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
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
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
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
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 …
UPDATED: Sun., March 12, 2017
The biting humor of “Saturday Night Live” took aim at another Trump this week – first daughter Ivanka.
Wed., March 8, 2017
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 …
Mon., Feb. 6, 2017
It looks like Sean Spicer thinks Melissa McCarthy’s impression of him needs a little work.
Sun., Feb. 5, 2017
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
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.