In new SNL promo, Steve Buscemi reveals how he landed his part in ‘Fargo’
After taking a small break for Thanksgiving, Saturday Night Live returns this week with host Steve Buscemi– and here are the promos featuring the Boardwalk Empire star and Bill Hader, to prove it. We learned a few things from watching this, but... [Read More]
Jason Segel, the Muppets and more lead to a satisfying episode of SNL
This week, Saturday Night Live followed up last week’s success with an equally strong episode that found Jason Segel as host– with a little help from his Muppet friends, of course. The movie comes out on Wednesday, after all. I feel like ... [Read More]
We hope this week’s SNL isn’t as painful as these promos with Jason Segel and Vanessa Bayer
The last few episodes of Saturday Night Live have been fairly solid. And we’re looking forward to this week’s, which features host Jason Segel, who’s pushing his movie The Muppets. We’ll assume that these painful-to-watch prom... [Read More]
Saturday Night Live’s Kenan Thompson marries in an aquarium!
If you caught Saturday Night Live this weekend, you might have noticed Kenan Thompson showing off a new addition to his left hand. The 33-year-old actor married model Christina Evangeline (that’s her to the right) on Friday – 11/11/11 – in prob... [Read More]
Listen: Darrell Hammond talks psych wards, childhood abuse, addiction on NPR’s “Fresh Air”
Earlier this week, Saturday Night Live alum Darrell Hammond appeared on NPR’s Fresh Air with Terry Gross to promote his new heart-wrenching memoir God, If You’re Not Up There, I’m Fucked: Misadventures In Stand-Up, Saturday Night Live, and Othe... [Read More]
Comedian Tracy Morgan Stars in New Drama “The Son of No One” with Al Pacino
Most of us know Tracy Morgan from his hilarious performances on Saturday Night Live and 30 Rock. Yet three days ago his new movie “The Son of No One,” a police/crime drama, released in the United States, marking just the second time the c... [Read More]
Charlie Day helps SNL deliver its best episode since the season premiere
A few week’s off-air seems to have done good for the crew at Saturday Night Live. Not since this season’s premiere with host Alec Baldwin has the show delivered such a competent episode. Last night’s effort found underdog Charlie Da... [Read More]
Fugazi frontman meets “the Fugazi of Comedy,” and the UCB-SNL connection
In interviews over the years, members of the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre often have referred to their organization as "the Fugazi of comedy." It was no accident, then, that Fugazi frontman Ian MacKaye was chosen to deliver the monologues for a p... [Read More]
SNL’s Darrell Hammond reveals his dark past: child abuse, addictions
"I didn't want to let Lorne down." That's Darrell Hammond, the longest-tenured member ever on Saturday Night Live, telling CNN in a new interview about how he answered the call of SNL's Lorne Michaels to perform his celebrity and political impersonat... [Read More]
Video: Darrell Hammond opens up about psych wards, abuse and “soul-killing” drugs
Yesterday, we printed a few short excerpts from Saturday Night Live alum Darrell Hammon’s upcoming book, God, If You’re Not Up There, I’m Fucked: Misadventures In Stand-Up, Saturday Night Live, and Other Mind-Altering Mayhem (out Nov. 8). But t... [Read More]