Taylor Swift's ‘Saturday Night Live' Gig - What You Can Expect | MTV
Tomorrow night, Taylor Swift will once again grace the stage at Studio 8H at Rockefeller Center when she serves as both the host and musical guest on this week's edition of "Saturday Night Live." It's familiar territory for Swift, who was last on the show back in January, making this her second appearance overall (and the second in this calendar year). [Read More]
Norm MacDonald on dealing with hacky fifth-grade humorists and the business side of comedy | Texas Travesty
Norm MacDonald doesn't seem to care whether or not he gets a laugh. With a seasoned wit and disarmingly blunt delivery, MacDonald garners respect in the stand-up community for his willingness to explore a wide (and sometimes esoteric) variety of topics, regardless of the outcome. His commitment to comedy brought him from the clubs of Canada to a career in film and television, including a memorable run as anchor of Weekend Update on Saturday Night Live (he's only person to receive approval from U... [Read More]
Live From New York, It's The SNL-themed Barneys Holiday Window Display | FishbowlNY
After reliving the 1960's last year with his "Peace & Love: Have a Hippie Holiday" theme, Barneys New York's creative director Simon Doonan has cooked up a plan to commemorate timeless New York City-based sketch comedy show "Saturday Night Live" and its 35th anniversary in the department store's holiday windows this year. [Read More]
Tracy Morgan to Cheri Oteri and Chris Kattan: 'F-- 'em.' | EW
When discussing his 10-year stint on Saturday Night Live, Morgan writes that he was disrespected by fellow cast members Chris Kattan and Cheri Oteri, and quickly turns the tables on the comics. ("Where's Chris Kattan now? Where's Cheri Oteri now? That bitch can't even get arrested.") [Read More]
Comedian Hannibal Buress on His New Day Job Writing for SNL | Vulture
Back in March, Hannibal Buress was one of ten comedians New York told you to watch. Since then, he's proven us prophetic, becoming one of the scene's best with his minimalist delivery and a series of finely-constructed staple jokes. (We won't butcher them for you, but check out his racism-and-apple-juice joke here and his surplus-of-pickle-juice joke here.) He starts a weekly Sunday residency at Knitting Factory's new Brooklyn location November 15, which may be the only place you can catch him f... [Read More]
SNL's 35th F-ing season debut with Megan Fox, U2 | the comic's comic
There's a new regime in town. Time for them to step up and show us what they've got in mind for the latest iteration of SNL. [Read More]
Live From New York it's Jenny Slate's F-Bomb (video) | BuzzFeed
The new SNL cast member said fuck during a skit on tonight's season premiere. According to the NY Daily News, only three actors have let it slip during the show's three-decade history. [Read More]
Saturday Night Live Returns This Weekend | Comedians.About.com
After two very uneven installments of Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Thursday (the only two to feature former cast member Amy Poehler behind the desk), the sketch show proper returns to Saturday nights this weekend with host Megan Fox and musical guest U2. [Read More]
SNL fires Michaela Watkins and Casey Wilson!? Don Pardo retires! | the comic's comic
Michaela Watkins and Casey Wilson appear to have been let go from Saturday Night Live and won't be returning this season (although they may have participated in some pre-taped ad parodies and digital shorts). Announcer Don Pardo, however, has officially retired after being an SNL institution since the beginning. [Read More]
Saturday Night Live hires! Jenny Slate and Nasim Pedrad join the SNL cast | the comic's comic
The 35th season of NBC's Saturday Night Live reportedly will add to its female cast, with knowledgeable folk filling me in on two new hires in Jenny Slate and Nasim Pedrad! SNL staff began work this week for the 35th season, which kicks off with Weekend Update Thursdays on Sept. 17, and the first full SNL set for Sept. 26. [Read More]