• Chris Rock pretty stoked for Prince to perform on Saturday Night Live (Video)

    Chris Rock is hosting Saturday Night Live this week and I think I speak for all of us when I say we’re pretty damn psyched. Bringing his veteran comedy skills and what I can only assume will be a ridiculously great monologue, Rock is the latest in a handful of welcome SNL alumni returns. Rock teamed up with SNL standout Bobby Moynihan for the long-awaited promos and switched things up

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    Saturday Night Live’s Michael Che street harassment ‘apologies’ draw ire from Twitter, Instagram followers

    Michael Che, one of the newest additions to Saturday Night Live, set off a flurry of social media hatred today when he posted a mock apology on Instagram and Twitter, addressing all women for the past harassment to which he may have subjected them. “I wanna apologize to all the women that I’ve harassed with statements like “hi” or “have a nice day” or “you’re beautiful,” Che writes. “I can’t

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    Jim Carrey’s Matthew McConaughey Spoof Hilarious! ‘SNL’ Video Shows Comedian Mocking Lincoln Car Commercials

    It seems you can’t turn on the television nowadays without seeing Matthew McConaughey’s commercials for Lincoln. So it was likely only a matter of time before Saturday Night Live tackled these bizarre ads with its trademark humor. That moment occurred this weekend, when host Jim Carrey starred in three brilliant spoofs. Matthew McConaughey channeled his True Detective character in the original Lincoln ads, which feature the actor philosophizing while behind the

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    Bill Hader returns to Saturday Night Live tomorrow: Watch Hader with Kenan Thompson, Cecily Strong, Hozier

    When Sarah Silverman and Chris Pratt were announced to host, it seemed Saturday Night Live had pulled out all the stops for their historic 40th season. Then it was announced that former cast member (and one of my personal favorites) Bill Hader would host in October and their was a collective “F yeah!” heard in the tri-state area. The SNL alumnus is fresh off his first dramatic role in The

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    Saturday Night Live alum Jan Hooks dead at 57, rep confirms

    Jan Hooks, who was a Saturday Night Live cast member alongside Dana Carvey, Dennis Miller and Mike Myers, has died at the age of 57. Part of the iconic sketch show’s cast from 1986 to 1991, Hooks also shared the stage with late comedians Chris Farley and Phil Hartman. Though Hooks’ cause of death hasn’t yet been revealed, the comedian was reportedly dealing with a serious illness at the time

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    ‘Saturday ‘Night Live’ Stole Groundlings Sketch? Comedy Troupe Accuse ‘SNL’ Of Ripping Off Tina Turner Skit (VIDEO)

    Did Saturday Night Live steal one of its sketches from The Groundlings? Two members of the famed improv comedy group made the accusation this weekend. The SNL sketch in question featured stars Cecily Strong and Sasheer Zamata, along with guest host Sarah Silverman, performing the Tina Turner hit “Proud Mary.” But in between the verses, the three ladies reveal the backstories about how they got into the situations described in

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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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    Sarah Silverman claims she (not Tina Fey) played Sarah Palin on Saturday Night Live (Video)

    After leaving the Saturday Night Live writers room 20 years ago, Sarah Silverman returns this week to host the iconic sketch show with musical guest Maroon 5. Silverman is joined by SNL veteran Taran Killam in this week’s NBC promos for the show, wherein Silverman reveals a new character, claims she’s the one that played Sarah Palin (not Tina Fey) and wrote the classic sketch The Ambiguously Gay Duo and more!

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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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    Ana Gasteyer apologizes to Martha Stewart on Late Night with Seth Meyers (Video)

    Apologies generally mean more when made in a timely fashion, but there’s a reason people say “better late than never.” Ana Gasteyer, former Saturday Night Live cast member and burgeoning jazz singer, reunited with fellow SNL alumnus Seth Meyers on Late Night and issued a long overdue apology to Martha Stewart, who was a guest that same night. As one of Gasteyer’s most well-known impressions, Martha Stewart was the butt

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    Kenan Thompson is not leaving Saturday Night Live, despite report

    Kenan Thompson will not leave Saturday Night Live at the end of its 40th season, a spokesperson for the show said. An earlier TMZ report claimed that Thompson, who holds the most seniority on the current cast, plans to leave the show after the upcoming season and that he planned to leave after last season, but stayed at the request of producer Lorne Michaels. Saturday Night Live has experienced a lot of

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    Watch Jon Stewart sing to Michael Che on his last day at The Daily Show

    As you likely already know, comedian Michael Che is leaving his post as a Daily Show correspondent less than five months after joining Jon Stewart and company. He snagged the job in April, made his first appearance in June and now Michael Che is already gone. In classic Daily Show fashion, Che was honored last night for his 58 business days worth of work on the hit Comedy Central show.

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    Nasim Pedrad’s Aziz Ansari impression from Saturday Night Live is amazing (Video)

    Former Saturday Night Live cast member Nasim Pedrad made a name for herself on the long-running sketch comedy show with her impressions of Kim Kardashian, Bruno Mars and Barbara Walters. Pedrad left SNL this year to co-star alongside John Mulaney in his new Fox sitcom Mulaney. The Iranian-born comedian appeared on Conan earlier this week where it was revealed that her favorite impression never made it onto Saturday Night Live.

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    Meet Pete Davidson, Saturday Night Live’s newest addition

    Comedian Pete Davidson has just become the newest member of Saturday Night Live. Hand-picked by SNL honcho Lorne Michaels to join the 40th season of the iconic sketch show, Davidson now has the opportunity to greatly build on his already growing following in the New York comedy scene. In addition to touring nationally – he’s scheduled to appear at the Arlington Draft House in Virginia on Sept. 27 and 27

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