SNL officially adds six new cast members, promotes Cecily Strong to Weekend Update
We're one week away from the start of the first formal week of Saturday Night Live's 39th season, but NBC and SNL officially made a number of cast changes today. To wit: SIX new cast members. They are, in alphabetical order and pictured above: Beck Bennett, John Milhiser, Kyle Mooney, Mike O'Brien, ... [Read More]
Cecily Strong to co-anchor Saturday Night Live ‘Weekend Update’ and other cast news
Just a few weeks before the premiere of season 39 of Saturday Night Live, some final cast movements are being made by the show’s producer Lorne Michaels and NBC will make official on Monday. The biggest news is “Weekend Update” and how they are going to handle the departure of Seth... [Read More]
Colin Jost In ‘Staten Island Summer’
Lorne Michaels will produce a new comedy called Staten Island Summer. The movie will be written by SNL’s co-head writer—probable soon to be head writer when Seth Meyers leaves—Colin Jost [...]Author informationJazmine HillAssociate Editor at Serial OptimistFuture writer director. 2... [Read More]
22 cast members of ‘Saturday Night Live’ tell the New York Times their audition story
This Sunday’s New York Times writer David Itzkoff dives into a large piece on 22 cast members of Saturday Night Live as they give first hand accounts about the show, telling their story about their audition process for Lorne Michaels, and how they found out they made it. It even addresses one ... [Read More]
Watch Seth Meyers Talk About Taking Over 'Late Night' on 'Jimmy Fallon'
by Bradford Evans Here are the future hosts of The Tonight Show and Late Night, Jimmy Fallon and Seth Meyers, having a chat on TV last night about the big February 2014 late night transition. As Meyers notes, get used to seeing these two guys together in NBC promotional materials. Check out the res... [Read More]
Watch the First Two Episodes of Seth Meyers's Hulu Animated Series 'The Awesomes'
by Bradford Evans Here's the first episode of The Awesomes, a new animated series that Seth Meyers and Mike Shoemaker (SNL, Fallon) created for Hulu. The first two episodes of the Lorne Michaels-produced show premiered today on the video site. Meyers voices the lead character, the heir to a once-gr... [Read More]
WTF w/ Marc Maron live in Montreal
Perhaps it was the marathon late-night edition last year that prompted Just For Laughs to limit Marc Maron’s WTF podcast to only a 1-hour slot on Friday afternoon. How cruel! But if that already sounds like not enough time (not even close), check out the... [Read More]
Seth Meyers In ‘Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee’
Jerry Seinfeld’s Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee has been so great this season, with David Letterman, Sarah Silverman and the upcoming Chris Rock. But how excited were you for the [...]Author informationJazmine HillAssociate Editor at Serial OptimistFuture writer director. 22 year old girl wi... [Read More]
Watch Seth Meyers on Jerry Seinfeld's 'Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee'
by Bradford Evans "My first four years on the show were rocky," Seth Meyers tells Jerry Seinfeld in the latest episode of his web series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. "Like, 'Oh, I might be of everybody here the worst one at it. I might be the worst at impressions. I might be the worst at accen... [Read More]
Check out Seth Meyers’ new animated series ‘The Awesomes’
While you’d think that Seth Meyers would be busy enough with Saturday Night Live and prepping to take Jimmy Fallon’s slot next year on Late Night, Meyers has been working on an all-new animated comedy, The Awesomes. The show is about a once great superhero team that ended up falling apar... [Read More]