2015 Creative Arts Emmy Awards winners in comedy
The Television Academy has so many categories and nominees to honor each year that it holds two separate ceremonies, naming winners this past weekend in the Creative Arts Emmy categories -- which will air on FXX on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015, the night before FOX televises the main 67th Primetime Emmy... [Read More]
Maya & Marty? Maya Rudolph’s NBC variety series may earn renewal as duo with Martin Short
This just in from reliable source Michael Ausiello at TVLine: NBC has given serious considerations to bringing back Maya Rudolph's variety show as a series, but with a catch. Martin Short would be her partner in comedy crime, making the potential primetime partnership of Maya & Marty. Maya &... [Read More]
Take a 360° look at Saturday Night Live’s 40th anniversary show
Woah, just when you thought season 40 of Saturday Night Live was in the books, they revealed something extra special and cool for fans that missed out on the chance to be in the studio audience for the star studded SNL 40. And that is a 360° view of two sketches from the night including [&hellip... [Read More]
One final State Farm nod to #SNL40: The Coneheads reunion
This week, State Farm insurance unveiled its final tribute in partnership with Saturday Night Live's 40th anniversary, just in time for tonight's season finale of SNL. The Coneheads -- Beldar (Dan Aykroyd), Prymaat (Jane Curtin) and daughter Connie (Laraine Newman) -- re-enact a currently running St... [Read More]
Here are Louis C.K. promos for the final episode of SNL 40
Louis C.K. is the host of the final episode of Saturday Night Live’s 40th season. That’s right, the year long celebration that is SNL40 is coming to an end and we have a comedy giant hosting the show. It feels like Louis has hosted every season since he first debuted and that is a-okay b... [Read More]
Gary Kroeger’s recap from “Backstage at SNL’s 40th”
Gary Kroeger, 57, was a cast member on Saturday Night Live from 1982-1985 (seasons 8-10). The Iowa native joined SNL just a year after graduating from Northwestern University, and you may remember him best as I did, performing in a series of Donny and Marie Osmond parodies with fellow cast memb... [Read More]
Celebrate 40 Years of 'SNL' with Kyle Mooney
by Megh Wright NBC uploaded a new SNL clip today that was cut from the 40th anniversary red carpet pre-show featuring Kyle Mooney celebrating the best way possible — interviewing a bunch of people, classic Kyle-style, around 30 Rock. It's so nice to see underappreciated cast member Mikey Ritte... [Read More]
SNL 40: Steve Martin catches Martin Short ‘doing Coke’ backstage (PHOTO)
In what could have been the most apt maneuver of Sunday’s Saturday Night Live 40th anniversary special, Martin Short decided to do a little Coke backstage, maybe hoping to settle his jangled nerves before performing. Unfortunately for him – but fortunately for us – old pal Steve Ma... [Read More]
Norm Macdonald recalls the week of making SNL40 happen, and the Eddie Murphy performance that almost happened
Norm Macdonald is as straight a shooter of one-liners and longer punchline-laden jokes as there has ever been in stand-up comedy. It made his tenure as Weekend Update anchor stand out so much he was the only one fired from his Saturday Night Live gig midseason. It has made his stand-up specials memo... [Read More]
Paying tribute to 40 years of Saturday Night Live, mostly thanks to Lorne Michaels
I had a vision in the hours leading up to Saturday Night Live's massive SNL40 celebration on Sunday night of what it could be -- a series of live tributes presented by past cast members and delivered to the current cast members onstage who have taken their torches and run with them. A way to flip th... [Read More]