Saturday Night Live adds Ego Nwodim to the cast for Season 44
Congrats to Ego Nwodim! Saturday Night Live has announced hiring Nwodim as a new cast member for Season 44, which begins next week. From her bio at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in Los Angeles: Ego Nwodim is an actor-writer-improviser-cupcake connoisseur from Baltimore, MD. After graduating f... [Read More]
Luke Null out after one season on Saturday Night Live
Of the three new cast members to join Saturday Night Live last year, two of them made lasting impressions and successfully launched new characters on the long-running late-night variety showcase during season 43. So it should come as no surprise to anyone watching, then, that the third won’t b... [Read More]
Chris Redd at Montreal’s Just For Laughs 2018
Chris Redd experienced a breakout summer in 2016, first as a scene-stealer in the The Lonely Island’s movie Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping, then as a New Face at Montreal’s Just For Laughs, and finally as an almost-hire at Saturday Night Live. My bad on that almost part. (Understatem... [Read More]
SNL spoofs NBC Chicago slate of TV shows with Chicago Improv, a loving tribute to iO
Improv gets a bad rap from stand-up comedians, but when Saturday Night Live roasts its own, it does so like this short video from the 43rd season finale, Chicago Improv. The sketch imagines NBC stretching for ideas after already green-lighting three dramas from Dick Wolf with Chicago in the title an... [Read More]
Watch Amy Schumer deliver her monologue hosting SNL in 2018
Amy Schumer returned to host Saturday Night Live this weekend, but for her second time around, the stand-up comedian and actress is now a newlywed. The Trainwreck star, now promoting her new movie I Feel Pretty, joked about her husband’s “worthless” marriage proposal, no longer rec... [Read More]
Watch Amy Schumer deliver her monologue hosting SNL in 2018
Amy Schumer returned to host Saturday Night Live this weekend, but for her second time around, the stand-up comedian and actress is now a newlywed. The Trainwreck star, now promoting her new movie I Feel Pretty, joked about her husband’s “worthless” marriage proposal, no longer rec... [Read More]
SNL cast members start the show with their mothers for Mother’s Day 2018
By now, you’re well past used to seeing Saturday Night Live open cold at 11:30 p.m. Eastern with a political sketch lampooning Trump. Not this Saturday night. Instead, 10 cast members from SNL — Aidy Bryant, Kenan Thompson, Melissa Villaseñor, Mikey Day, Luke Null, Chris Redd... [Read More]
SNL cast members start the show with their mothers for Mother’s Day 2018
By now, you’re well past used to seeing Saturday Night Live open cold at 11:30 p.m. Eastern with a political sketch lampooning Trump. Not this Saturday night. Instead, 10 cast members from SNL — Aidy Bryant, Kenan Thompson, Melissa Villaseñor, Mikey Day, Luke Null, Chris Redd... [Read More]
Donald Glover Loves Singing, Hates Shirts on ‘SNL’
It’s officially festival season, the time of year where celebrities appear next to each other completely out of context. Do you need to see a picture of Shania Twain, Nicki Minaj, and Timothée Chalamet hanging out? I got you. This episode of SNL provided an equally surreal meet-up. Duri... [Read More]
Donald Glover can do everything! Watch him drop “This Is America” Childish Gambino video while hosting Saturday Night Live
Donald Glover pulled double-duty as host and musical guest on Saturday Night Live, but as he joked during his monologue, he’s not just a triple threat, he’s a threat! Actually, more promise than threat. Glover has lived up to his youthful promise and potential, and then some. Sure he was... [Read More]