'SNL' Will Celebrate 40 Years with a Live Three-Hour Special Next February
by Megh Wright Saturday Night Live will be embarking on its 40th season on NBC next year, and according to NYT reporter Bill Carter the occasion will be marked with a live three-hour special next February 15th similar to the 25th anniversary special in 1999. News of the special joins the extended ve... [Read More]
 
Billy Crystal Is Reviving His 'SNL' Characters on FX Show 'The Comedians'
by Megh Wright If you've been clamoring for an encore performance of Billy Crystal's SNL characters from the mid-'80s, your dreams are about to come true. FX's upcoming Billy Crystal/Josh Gad show The Comedians — which follows a veteran comedian (Crystal) working on a late night talk show with... [Read More]
 
SNL #39.18 RECAP: Host Seth Rogen, musical guest Ed Sheeran
Sometimes it feels as if Saturday Night Live's dirty little secrets aren't secret any longer. If they ever were. And I'm not talking about the infamous cocaine-fueled writing sessions of the original cast and staff of the late 1970s, either. No. The dirtier secret of SNL is that 39 seasons later, it... [Read More]
 
'SNL' Review: Seth Rogen Half-Baked
by Erik Voss While watching Seth Rogen host SNL for the third time last weekend, I was reminded of two other three-peat hosts from earlier this season: Paul Rudd in December and Jonah Hill in January. Rudd's episode felt like extended promo for Anchorman 2, with the host failing to capture that... [Read More]
 
Andrew Garfield to Host 'SNL' May 3rd
by Megh Wright Over the weekend, NBC announced that The Amazing Spider-Man 2 star Andrew Garfield will host the next episode of SNL with musical guest Coldplay on May 3rd. It will make Garfield's first time hosting the show, while Coldplay will be returning for their fifth musical guest appearance. ... [Read More]