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]
Benedict Cumberbatch hosted “Saturday Night Live” and produced a (Dr.) Strange episode
Dr. Strange Benedict Cumberbatch it the man in the hosting hotseat for Saturday Night Live this week. Cumberbatch is appearing on the show for the first time and he’s doing it on a weekend where he could potentially have the highest-grossing opening film of his career with Dr. Strange. Stephen... [Read More]
Benedict Cumberbatch hosted “Saturday Night Live” and produced a (Dr.) Strange episode
Dr. Strange Benedict Cumberbatch it the man in the hosting hotseat for Saturday Night Live this week. Cumberbatch is appearing on the show for the first time and he’s doing it on a weekend where he could potentially have the highest-grossing opening film of his career with Dr. Strange. Stephen... [Read More]
Margot Robbie hosted “Saturday Night Live,” it was a blast of a Weeknd
It’s the best time of year, Saturday Night Live is back on the air! Season 42 started off with some large cast announcements with the firing of 3 cast members, hiring three new features, upgrading some repertory players, 7 new writers, and just the other day bringing on stand-up comedian Drew ... [Read More]
Margot Robbie hosted “Saturday Night Live,” it was a blast of a Weeknd
It’s the best time of year, Saturday Night Live is back on the air! Season 42 started off with some large cast announcements with the firing of 3 cast members, hiring three new features, upgrading some repertory players, 7 new writers, and just the other day bringing on stand-up comedian Drew ... [Read More]
Margot Robbie hosted “Saturday Night Live,” it was a blast of a Weeknd
It’s the best time of year, Saturday Night Live is back on the air! Season 42 started off with some large cast announcements with the firing of 3 cast members, hiring three new features, upgrading some repertory players, 7 new writers, and just the other day bringing on stand-up comedian Drew ... [Read More]
Notes on the Season 42 premiere of Saturday Night Live
For all of the talk about cast changes, stunt casting and the word that Saturday Night Live would have fewer ad time this year, the 42nd season premiere felt a bit underwhelming, didn't it? That's not to take anything away from the three new cast members. Mikey Day (promoted from writer to featured ... [Read More]