Watch cut SNL sketch “Def TED Talks”
This week, NBC posted online a cut sketch from last week’s SNL hosted by Cameron Diaz. Diaz stars alongside a large handful of cast members in this a Def Jam/TED Talks hybrid show hosted by Jay Pharoah as Russell Simmons. The sketch was written by Michael Che and Bryan Tucker. I know it’... [Read More]
 
Watch "Def TED Talks," a Cut 'SNL' Sketch by Michael Che and Bryan Tucker
by Megh Wright NBC uploaded a sketch this week called "Def TED Talks" that was cut from the latest episode of SNL hosted by Cameron Diaz, which was written by Michael Che and Bryan Tucker and features Diaz and a ton of cast members in a Def Jam/TED Talks mashup show hosted by Jay Pharoah as Russell ... [Read More]
 
Saturday Night's Children: Tina Fey (2000-2006)
by Megh Wright Saturday Night Live has been home to over a hundred cast members throughout the past 39 years. In our column Saturday Night’s Children, we present the history, talent, and best sketches of one SNL cast member every other week for your viewing, learning, and laughing pleasure. Af... [Read More]
 
Sketch Anatomy: Matt Besser on His Favorite Andy Kaufman Late Night Appearances
by Megh Wright Welcome to our column Sketch Anatomy, where we ask some of our favorite comedy writers to choose any sketch — one they personally wrote or one from history they find particularly hilarious, notable, or underappreciated — to learn from a writer's perspective what separates ... [Read More]
 
'SNL' Review: A Step Back with Cameron Diaz
by Erik Voss Well, that didn't last long. Just one week after seemingly proclaiming its transitional era to be over, SNL reaffirmed viewers' perennial skepticism with an episode that made Woody Harrelson's excellent outing look like that much more of a fluke. Cameron Diaz's hosting gi... [Read More]