'SNL' Review: Sarah Silverman's Racy Return
by Erik Voss SNL shifts into a different gear when a comedian hosts the show. In the early days, comic-hosts like George Carlin, Richard Pryor, and Steve Martin were every bit as much a part of the show's countercultural brand as the cast members were. 40 years later, SNL has become part of the main... [Read More]
Sarah Silverman’s SNL monologue with an audience member, who wasn’t an SNL cast member or paid actress
The highlight of Sarah Silverman's first time hosting Saturday Night Live undoubtedly came early in the show, during her monologue. Silverman not only engaged in some next-level meta fun by acknowledging her past -- two decades ago as an almost-forgotten featured player in the SNL cast, relegated to... [Read More]
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... [Read More]
Sarah Silverman shares old SNL stories on ‘Late Night with Seth Meyers’
Sarah Silverman returns to Studio 8H this Saturday to host Saturday Night Live. Silverman was once a writer on the show 20 some years ago. Silverman was a guest on last night’s Late Night with Seth Meyers, where the subject of course shifted to the pair’s former job. Silverman shares som... [Read More]
Sarah Silverman Looks Back on Her 'SNL' Days on 'Late Night'
by Megh Wright Ahead of her SNL hosting stint this weekend, Sarah Silverman visited Seth Meyers at the Late Night desk last night, where she looked back on her days as a rarely used SNL writer and featured player in the '90s, the time she cried under her Planet of the Apes makeup, and the time she ... [Read More]
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, clai... [Read More]
Sarah Silverman’s “Saturday Night Live” promos are here, let’s watch
Sarah Silverman will host the second episode of Saturday Night Live‘s 40th season, and compared to last week’s cherished newcomer, Chris Pratt, she’s an absolute veteran. While Silverman has never hosted the show, she did spend a year on the cast many moons ago. In the newly r... [Read More]
MAKERS documentary series kicks off with “Women In Comedy”
We need another documentary about women in comedy like we need another Holocaust movie. Distressingly, still necessary. So long as there are people who challenge genders, races, religions and varied upbringings, we'll need to keep presenting evidence to contradict and convince them that anyone is ca... [Read More]
Check Out Sarah Silverman's 'SNL' Promos with Taran Killam
by Megh Wright Former SNL writer and featured player Sarah Silverman is returning to the show to host for the first time this weekend, and here's the very first promo, in which she promises to bring back some of her many classic characters like Captain Irishhands and everyone's favorite, Table Girl.... [Read More]
This week in comedy: Sarah Silverman, both on record and on stage
Much to everyone’s delight, Sarah Silverman’s latest special hit stores this week; at the same time, she wowed fans with the news that her memoir, The Bedwetter, will soon become a Broadway musical. It was a big week both for her and for Saturday Night Live, which made som... [Read More]