The rumors are true: SNL is taking Weekend Update out for a primetime spin once more. Seeing as today’s news is never not in need of incisive comedy, Colin Jost and Michael Che will end their summer breaks early to bring new half-hour Weekend Update episodes to NBC.
More and more each year, TV executives quake in their stylish, yet affordable boots over the exponential increase in peak TV, even as us ravenous viewers eagerly take it all in. Fall 2015 is no exception, cramming your DVR with everything from superheroes new and old, to Scream-ing gore-fests, animated staples and so much more.
You’d need some sort of … television … guidance … periodical to navigate it all, but because we love you, we’ve compiled over 30 of Fall 2015's biggest must-see premieres. Remember to sleep, and take in the onslaught of fall 2015's TV madness by our full preview!
The summer of 2015 has afforded far too many absurd and newsworthy sagas for SNL to sit out, and Season 41 is already exploding off the bench. Not only will Miley Cyrus host the October premiere, but SNL will follow up with Amy Schumer, and a momentous return for alumni Tracy Morgan.
Dakota Johnson truly impressed in Fifty Shades of Grey, bringing genuine humor and personality to a character who was entirely humorless and lifeless on the page. But can her likability and seemingly effortless talents translate to a solid hosting stint on SNL? Read on for this week's SNL sketches ranked from the greatest to the not-so-great.
The SNL 40th Anniversary Special had a LOT going on. It was over three hours of comedy and music and stars and tributes all packed into one night. With so much going on, if you missed something, we can't say we blame you. We've covered the big items, like Celebrity Jeopardy, Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake, the new Digital Short, Wayne's World and the huge monologue, but we're here to celebrate some of the smaller moments.
If you watched SNL with Blake Shelton hosting and performing this weekend, you may have seen Acadiana's own Tracy Broussard on the drums, as well as the ending credits. If you stuck around long enough, you would have seen Tracy flashing the good old 'UL' hand gesture as things were wrapping up (right side with the white tie and that big ole smile)...
NBC has remained curiously quiet on ‘SNL’’s three-hour 40th Anniversary special on February 15, and while cameos galore are expected, our first major homecoming may have arrived. Following a 31-year absence, Eddie Murphy will reportedly return to ‘SNL’ to ring in the NBC sketch comedy legend’s 40th anniversary.
Tracy Morgan ('30 Rock,' 'Saturday Night Live') is in critical condition after a six-vehicle accident on the New Jersey Turnpike early Saturday morning. Morgan had been riding in a limo bus from Dover, Delaware where he performed Friday night.
Shannon Sharpe is known as one of the greatest tight ends to ever play in the NFL. During his illustrious career, Sharpe played for the Denver Broncos and the Baltimore Ravens, was a four time first-team all-pro, a three time Super Bowl champion, and a first ballet Hall of Famer. These days, Sharpe is an NFL analyst for CBS.
Sorry, I'm just seeing this, but Saturday Night Live did a really funny spoof of "The Voice" this past weekend. The star of the bit was Melissa McCarthy, who was also the guest host of the show.
At long last, 'SNL' will finally return from its hiatus with this Saturday's Jennifer Lawrence-hosted episode, fresh off her Golden Globe win for 'Silver Linings Playbook.' Joining the 'Hunger Games' star for her inaugural hosting turn will be that of folk-rock band The Lumineers, but what can we expect based on NBC's first 'SNL' promos with Jennifer Lawrence? Get a sneak peek at this weekend's al
We are all still shocked and saddened about the school shooting in Connecticut on Friday. Wall to wall news coverage was inevitable, but one of the most touching moments came on NBC's 'Saturday Night Live' when the New York City Children's Chorus opened the show with 'Silent Night'. I m...
Appearing on 'Saturday Night Live' is one of the biggest promotional coups any musician can score, especially in the coveted gig as host. The show mostly targets pop and rock audiences, but some country music fans have started an online campaign to get country's reigning couple, Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert, as the host and musical guest for an upcoming show.
Thanksgiving is almost here and while Thanksgiving doesn't have the carols or claymation specials of Christmas but that doesn't mean that Turkey Day is without its traditions. There's turkey and wine and football and bickering with your family and the classic 'SNL' sketches. We've compiled the best Thanksgiving skits 'SNL' has aired over the years for your viewing pleasure.