Summer SNL Weekend Update writing staff includes once-suspended Katie Rich
Saturday Night Live brought back a limited-edition primetime half-hour version of Weekend Update last night. It’s not exactly the same as when they first tried this in 2008. For one thing, those Thursday-night live episodes happened in the run-up to a presidential election. So, secondly, they ... [Read More]
How Improv Helps Television's Best Comedy Writers
by Megh Wright The best comedy lives in the moment, and improvisation is as in-the-moment as it gets. Improv proves you can create great comedy on the spot by listening, taking big chances, and working alongside a team, which is probably why the writing staffs of most television comedies today count... [Read More]
SNL cast’s goodbye and good luck video for Seth Meyers
Seth Meyers still works on the same floor of 30 Rockefeller Plaza as Saturday Night Live, but for the first time since 2001, he's not working on SNL any longer. So it's not goodbye so much as it is good luck, as his SNL castmates paid tribute to their former boss -- he was their Head Writer, after a... [Read More]