Saturday Night Live “Weekend Update” hosts Colin Jost and Michael Che have finally started to fall into a comfortable rhythm on the late night stage. This weekend, the writers even gave newbie Che some tougher material, having him address the Bill Cosby controversy that is currently taking the Internet by storm.
It’s difficult to believe that SNL is already partway through its 40th season on NBC. The show has seen many hosts and musical guests give live TV a shot over the years, and on Thursday, the network announced the latest round of hosts and musical guests headed to Studio 8H.
With The Hunger Games’ Woody Harrelson on board to host, SNL was pretty topical over the weekend. Chief among these was “The Dudleys,” a brand new sketch looking at the state of sitcoms on network television, as well as the effects social media has had on TV. It’s funny, to boot!
ABC’s Shark Tank has seen a lot of strange and stupid business models come and go over the years, but nothing like the business that popped up in Saturday Night Live’s spoof of the hit show this weekend. That’s right, this week, SNL mocked Shark Tank in a sketch that includes host Chris Rock playing an ISIS Agent.
Woody Harrelson has been tapped to host the November 15 episode of Saturday Night Live. Expect no end of Hunger Games or True Detective parodies.
It rarely happens, but this week’s Saturday Night Live episode is actually featuring a musical guest that many people are more stoked about than the host. Kenan Thompson knows it, and deep down, host Chris Rock knows it, too. Check out these Prince-oriented SNL promos.
NBC’s Saturday Night Live has been good at spoofing pop culture for quite some time, and this weekend proved to be no exception. Dumb and Dumber To star Jim Carrey popped up as the host this week, and he opted to take on a sketch that poked fun at none other than Matthew McConaughey.
Over the years, Saturday Night Live has written plenty of sketches that haven’t made it to the live airing. Veteran SNL writer Robert Smigel told Live From New York biographers James Andrew Miller and Tom Shales that there was one political sketch that President Barack Obama actually got cut.
Saturday Night Live brought former cast member Bill Hader back to host the late night sketch series this past weekend. The episode was filled with a few new gems, as well as the return of Stefan and much, much more. In fact, the episode was so jam-packed that a sketch featuring Hader called “Coal Miners” was cut by NBC for time.
Bill Murray is still famous for the years he spent on Saturday Night Live and he’s obviously kept tabs on the show that made him a household name in the years since he first appeared. Recently, Murray was asked about who he feels has been the most talented Not Ready For Primetime Player over the years, and his answer will probably surprise you.
SNL’s Season 40 has featured a couple of big hosts so far, but neither Chris Pratt nor Sarah Silverman is nearly as exciting as Bill Hader’s big return to the show that made him a household name. Here’s a first look at this Saturday’s big SNL episode. Understandably, Hader’s been paired up with his former co-worker and veteran SNL cast member Kenan Thompson in the promos.
Sarah Silverman is headed to Saturday Night Live this week. During the 1993-1994 season, Silverman was a featured player on Saturday Night Live. During her time in the cast, she got up to plenty of shenanigans, and this week she spoke out about the time she stabbed another SNL worker in the head.
Newbie SNL castmember Pete Davidson owned the premiere, appearing in a Weekend Update sketch that showed his charm and comfortableness on camera In the days subsequent, the youngest member of the SNL cast has been hailed as the featured player to keep an eye on this season, but it all may never have happened without a little help from former SNL player and huge star Bill Hader.
Ever wish that your toys would come to life? Last night's Saturday Night Live entertained such a scenario. Wait until you see what happens when this kid gets his wish for his toys to be alive...
James Franco has an SNL documentary, following the behind-the-scenes world of Saturday Night Live featuring interviews with writers, crew members and plenty of featured and Not Ready For Primetime Players. Here's how to see it.