SNL #36.3 RECAP: Host Jane Lynch, musical guest Bruno Mars
Some people like to analyze Saturday Night Live so much that they forget that, for casual viewers young and old, it's just an entertaining way to wrap up a Saturday night at home in front of the television. [Read More]
Highlights of the SNL Panel at The New Yorker Festival
Here are a few highlights from David Remnick’s Sunday-afternoon panel with some (slightly groggy) cast members from “Saturday Night Live”.. [Read More]
Kanye West creates fun in an otherwise un-funny Saturday Night Live episode
It doesn’t bode well for a legendary sketch comedy show when the most memorable part of an episode is the musical performance. Kanye West’s two sets on this week’s Saturday Night Live were simply stunning to see! It was like watching a music video… l... [Read More]
Netflix to stream every single episode ever of Saturday Night Live | TV | Newswire | The A.V. Club
Netflix has reached a deal with NBC to add every single episode of Saturday Night Live ever broadcast to its Watch Instantly queue, with new episodes being added the day after they air for the next three years. [Read More]
Did Saturday Night Live rip off Tim And Eric... and Hardcore TV? | The A.V. Club
This weekend’s season premiere of Saturday Night Live rehashed plenty of its past successes (or “successes,” if you’re of the opinion that ”Bronx Beat” and One-Legged Farting Girl don’t really count), but did the show also rip off one of its few original sketches from Tim And Eric? That’s sort of how Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim felt after seeing the Kristen Wiig-starring “Ladies Who Lunch,” about two women trying to outdo each other with a succession of increasingly tiny hats—a premise some... [Read More]
Saturday Night Live premiere relies on nostalgia, Amy Poehler, Katy Perry for laughs
The 36th season premiere of Saturday Night Live was pretty magical. Not in that hokey poetic way. I mean the show’s overall impact relied on a bit of a slight-of-hand approach — or as host Amy Poehler’s husband Will Arnett might have said on Arrested Development, “It’s an illuuuuuusion!” [Read More]
Netflix reaches deal with NBC Universal to instantly stream repeats of SNL, 30 Rock, The Office, Monk
Netflix announced via release it had reached a deal with NBC Universal to add old and new episodes of Saturday Night Live, 30 Rock, The Office, and other shows to its queue of programming available for members to view... [Read More]
SNL eyes a fourth new hire to the featured cast! Meet Jay Pharoah | The Comic's Comic
The Comic's Comic has learned that Jay Pharoah, a young stand-up comedian from Virginia's Tidewater who has a full arsenal of impersonations -- including one of President Barack Obama (and yes, he'd likely do it instead of Fred Armisen!) -- is just about a done deal to become the fourth new cast member to join the on-air ranks when SNL's 36th season begins on Sept. 25, 2010. [Read More]
Don't Forget His Name: An Interview With Hannibal Buress | The Laugh Button
Hannibal Buress is a man who is serious about his comedy and his career – he used to write for Saturday Night Live, and is now writing for 30 Rock. He just released a new album of stand-up called My Name is Hannibal, which has caused a number of laughter outbreaks in the office, but if you want to see his jokes live and in person, check out his weekly free show at the Knitting Factory in Brooklyn each Sunday. And seeing how we now all know where he lives, let’s drop off a jar or two of pickles w... [Read More]
Meet two more new writers for SNL
Saturday Night Live continues to add new people to the roster in advance of its upcoming 36th season, which begins Sept. 25, 2010. We learned a few days ago that Chicago comedian Tom Flanigan got hired as a writer, and now I can also tell you that Los Angeles comedian Heather Anne Campbell also will be joining the writing staff this fall. [Read More]