• Kate McKinnon tests drama in new Hulu miniseries

    Kate McKinnon is coming to Hulu. The SNL actress has been cast in an upcoming Hulu show called The Dropout which is based on the ABC News/ABC Radio podcast of the same name about Elizabeth Holmes and her company, Theranos. McKinnon will play Holmes, the tech prodigy-turned-notorious fraudster. The Ghostbusters star will also serve as executive producer. Producers of The Dropout podcast, Taylor Dunn and Victoria Thompson, will also serve as

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    Saturday Night Live recap: Pete Davidson is back and he’s really excited about The Mule

    Saturday Night Live is back with a very political episode. After a month hiatus, the show featured first-time host Rachel Brosnahan. The actress is famous for her portrayal of Midge Maisel on The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and it was exciting to see if she would use her comedy chops on the show. As a host, they didn’t give her too much to do, which was a shame because she was

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    Who’s left to host the Oscars? (List)

    Once Kevin Hart was announced as next year’s Academy Awards host, the internet dug up old homophobic tweets leading to a mess of controversy. Last night, the Get Hard star announced that he would be stepping down as this year’s Oscar host. Now the Academy is back to square one. Picking a host for the 2019 Oscars has been a difficult task. The Hollywood Reporter published a viral take on

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    Saturday Night Live recap: SNL avoids politics after historic midterm elections, falls flat (Videos)

    Saturday Night Live this week featured stoic Ukrainian bear Liev Schreiber with musical guest, Young Money Alum, Lil Wayne. When you are thinking of comedy potential, the Ray Donovan star isn’t the first name you think of, but he was funnier than you’d think on the perennial sketch show. The week was ripe with political news: the 2018 midterm elections, Acosta-Gate, wildfires in California, Trump’s trip to France, and the

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    SNL: Watch Kate McKinnon’s emotional tribute to Hillary Clinton, Leonard Cohen

    In spite of Hillary Clinton’s shocking loss to Donald Trump of the presidential election on Tuesday night,Kate McKinnon reprised her version of Clinton for Saturday Night Live’s cold open last night, in what will go down as the most emotional, somber opening of the sketch show’s history. Simultaneously honoring singer/songwriter Leonard Cohen, who died the day before the election at age 82, McKinnon played Cohen’s classic and often-covered “Hallelujah” with

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    Ghostbusters Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones Proton Pack ready

    Paul Feig announced on Tuesday the cast of the new Ghostbusters reboot. Bridesmaids alums Melissa McCarthy and Kristen Wiig will suit up with Saturday Night Live cast members Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones to catch some ghosts in 2016. Deadline reports that the contracts are still in negotiations for the actresses but Feig seems fairly confident that he’s found his leads. The original 1984 Ghostbusters team was comprised of Bill

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    Saturday Night Live: Sarah Silverman as Joan Rivers, ISIS, Ebola, Vitamix and more (Videos)

    To say this weekend’s episode of Saturday Night Live was better than last week’s season opener would be a sever understatement. Last night veteran comedian Sarah Silverman led SNL to a consistently entertaining, funny and smart show. Let’s hope the show can maintain the rest of the season. The cold open for SNL’s second episode of its historic 40th season was decidedly more political — and decidedly better executed —

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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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    Meet Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live’s newest featured player (Video)

    With the likely departure of Kristen Wigg and Abby Elliot’s status unknown after being let go from a FOX sitcom, Lorne Michaels is in need of securing a few funny ladies to round out the cast of Saturday Night Live. During the past few weeks, the brass at the iconic sketch show have been testing new performers with the possibility of joining the cast. According to Deadline, the following four

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