• Saturday Night Live’s Ferguson sketch was cut for time and that’s a shame. Watch it now.

    Though NBC claims a Ferguson sketch was “cut for time” from this past weekend’s Saturday Night Live, we can’t help but think it was cut because the network thought it might be too controversial to run on traditional television. Regardless of the reason, it’s a shame since the sketch is actually pretty great. Starring Cecily Strong and Kenan Thompson as forced-to-be-cheery St. Louis morning show hosts, the segment does a

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    Saturday Night Live’s Cecily Strong to host White House Correspondents’ Dinner

    The White House Correspondents’ Association announced Saturday Night Live comedian Cecily Strong to be the headliner of their annual White House Correspondents’ Dinner in the spring. Strong showcased her political commentaries alongside Seth Meyers behind the Weekend Update desk before being replaced by newcomer Michael Che. She remains a full cast member on SNL and continues to make appearances on Weekend Update as her popular character The Girl You Wish

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    Saturday Night Live’s season 40 premiere was a disappointment so it can only get better, right?

    One of the most difficult forms of comedy to execute well is live sketch. I think even the most casual comedy consumers can agree on this. When you see live sketch comedy at a theater done well, it’s magical. When it’s bad, it’s not just bad– it’s excruciating to watch. And this is why I root for Saturday Night Live every year. I understand how impossible it is to deliver

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    Saturday Night Live season 40 premiere live blog: Chris Pratt hosts, Ariana Grande sings

    After weeks of announced personnel changes, anticipation and predictions, the historic 40th season of Saturday Night Live is finally upon us. And comedy fans, myself included, is expecting a lot from SNL this year. I can’t remember a time in my entire life when so many horribly tragic and disturbing things are happening all over the world all at the same time. This country is in desperate need of comic

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    Daily Show’s Michael Che returns to Saturday Night Live as Weekend Update anchor

    Less than five months after joining The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, comedian Michael Che is leaving his correspondent post at the critically acclaimed Comedy Central show—but it’s for a very good reason. The former Saturday Night Live scribe is headed back to Midtown Manhattan to become the newest Weekend Update anchor alongside Colin Jost, replacing Cecily Strong, who will remain a castmember. This will be Jost’s second year at

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    Cecily Strong to co-anchor “Weekend Update” with Seth Meyers on SNL

    Move over Seth Meyers! No, seriously, move over. You need to make room for a second chair at the “Weekend Update” desk. Sophomore Saturday Night Live cast member Cecily Strong has been tapped to co-anchor the long-running segment with Seth Meyers. Meyers will depart from his full-time position at SNL in February when he takes over hosting duties on NBC’s Late Night from Jimmy Fallon, who will become the next

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    Saturday Night Live adds three new faces days before season premiere (Videos)

    With the recent turnovers at Saturday Night Live — veterans Andy Samberg and Kristen Wiig, as well as player Abby Elliott, will not return for the show’s 38th season — questions have arose over who else may leave and who would join the cast. Today, we can report that deals have been made official with Chicago improvisers Aidy Bryant and Tim Robinson. Cecily Strong, whose background is also in sketch

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