Saturday Night Live sure got people’s attention when they announced that Fifty Shades of Grey star, Dakota Johnson was lined up to host the show. And boy did she deliver. Last night’s show had its ups and downs, like most Saturday nights on NBC, but big comedic risks were taken, and as a result, this hilarious, fake TV ad has become the most talked about skit of the night.
Saturday Night Live has been in a bit of a rut as of late but a lot of that changed on last night's episode, hosted by Fifty Shades of Grey actress Dakota Johnson. The cold open gave fans an amusing mashup featuring an interview with Taran Killam as former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani in the style of Academy Award Best Picture winner Birdman: Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance).
To promote the new comedy The Last Man On Earth, Will Forte popped up on Jimmy Kimmel Live! this week. During his time on the show, however, he told Kimmel and the audience a great story about how he and Kristen Schaal ended up getting into high jinks in Kenan Thompson’s dressing room.
You don’t normally get Fifty Shades of Grey, the Oscars, and Saturday Night Live in the same sentence, but star Dakota Johnson and SNL's Taran Killam can be seen here begging Melanie Griffith to watch Fifty Shades, among other silly things.
Saturday Night Live has had one hell of an anniversary year, between Season 40 guest hosts and the slew of big names who participated in the huge >SNL 40 special. This week, NBC announced that Chris Hemsworth has signed on to host an upcoming episode of the late night sketch series.
One of Arrow star Stephen Amell’s biggest goals is to host Saturday Night Live, and now we have an idea of how badly he wants this to happen.
A lot of people have tried out for the late night sketch series over the years, and recently former Nickelodeon star Kel Mitchell, who is most known for stints on All That! and in Good Burger, spoke out about his disastrous SNL audition.
Chris Parnell had a lengthy run on Saturday Night Live, starting as a feature player in 1998. Unfortunately, during that time, he was fired from the series once and then eventually let go by Lorne Michaels and co. a second time. The Archer actor recently spoke out to talk about his tumultuous ride on NBC’s late night sketch comedy series
Part of the conversation around last weekend's SNL 40 was about Eddie Murphy’s return for the first time in over 30 years, and the lack of pizazz exhibited by the energetic entertainer. Fellow guest and SNL alum Norm Macdonald revealed that he attempted to get Murphy involved in a completely different way.
During a segment of last night’s 40-year anniversary special of NBC’s Saturday Night Live the show played tribute to the city that it lives and breathes, none other than New York.
NBC’s Saturday Night Live isn’t a show that generally comes up in conversations about huge ratings. But once that format is made ready for primetime, as it was for the SNL 40 special on Sunday night, it gives way more people a chance to tune in. And they did.
Wayne and Garth took the stage last night at the 40-year anniversary special of Saturday Night Live and it was everything we could hope for.
Although Saturday Night Live usually ushers in its celebrity hosts right before a major release, Dakota Johnson will be bringing her comedic talents to the New York City studio weeks after Fifty Shades of Grey took in over $94 million at the box office. As if that movie needed more publicity.
“The Californians” has been a wildly popular sketch on Saturday Night Live over the past several seasons. Even if you aren’t a fan of the sketch that pokes fun at Los Angeles’ penchant for describing travel routes, it’s worth it for one hysterical moment: Getting to watch Betty White make out with Bradley Cooper.
Andy Samberg and Adam Sandler decided to team up for an all new digital short on SNL. The song, entitled “That’s When You Break” played tribute to the uncontrollable outbursts of laughter that cast members couldn’t help throughout the years of live sketches.