Go Behind the Scenes with ‘Saturday Night Live’s Music Department
SNL released a new installment today of its Creating Saturday Night Live web series, which offers a behind-the-scenes look at the show from the perspective of Leon Pendarvis, Eli Brueggemann, Lenny Pickett, and Hal Wilner of SNL music department. It’s a fascinating look at some of their favori... [Read More]
Get to Know ‘Saturday Night Live’s Director Don Roy King
For the past ten years, Don Roy King has served as the director of Saturday Night Live, and a new video by AARP takes a closer look at the 68-year-old veteran TV director and the job he describes as “the perfect show for me at the perfect time in my life.” King credits SNL for […]... [Read More]
Here’s a Behind-the-Scenes Look at HBO’s ‘Quincy Jones: Burning the Light’
Standup Quincy Jones makes his HBO debut next month with his hourlong standup special Burning the Light, and the journey there has certainly been an interesting one. From the successful Kickstarter campaign to Ellen DeGeneres’s appeal to networks to Quincy’s Conan standup ... [Read More]
Here’s a Behind-the-Scenes Look at HBO’s ‘Quincy Jones: Burning the Light’
Standup Quincy Jones makes his HBO debut next month with his hourlong standup special Burning the Light, and the journey there has certainly been an interesting one. From the successful Kickstarter campaign to Ellen DeGeneres’s appeal to networks to Quincy’s Conan standup ... [Read More]
Here’s a Behind-the-Scenes Look at HBO’s ‘Quincy Jones: Burning the Light’
Standup Quincy Jones makes his HBO debut next month with his hourlong standup special Burning the Light, and the journey there has certainly been an interesting one. From the successful Kickstarter campaign to Ellen DeGeneres’s appeal to networks to Quincy’s Conan standup ... [Read More]
Check Out Some Bonus Footage from Adam Driver’s “Undercover Boss” ‘SNL’ Sketch
If you’d like a behind-the-scenes look at how SNL’s pretaped sketches work, you’re in luck, because today NBC uploaded a video full of bonus footage from last week’s Star Wars sketch “Undercover Boss: Starkiller Base” with host Adam Driver. It’s a nice mix o... [Read More]
Watch makeup artists turn David Krumholtz into 76-year-old Gigi for IFC’s “Gigi Does It”
It takes four hours for Tony Gardner and his makeup team at Alterian Inc. to disguise actor David Krumholtz as 76-year-old grandmother Gigi for the IFC series, Gigi Does It, but thankfully, this time-lapse video lets us witness the transformation in only a minute. Roll the clip! Gigi Does It airs at... [Read More]
Sarah Schneider and Chris Kelly Look Back on Their ‘SNL’ Sketch “Back Home Ballers”
SNL fans might argue about a lot of things, but if there’s one thing we can all agree on, it’s that Sarah Schneider and Chris Kelly are two of the most consistently hilarious sketch writers in the game right now. In a new web exclusive, Kelly and Schneider sit down to offer some insider ... [Read More]
Tom McCaffrey’s Stand-Up Mocumentary, ‘Adventures in Comedy’ Now Available Online
(via Twitter) by Tina Jett Tom McCaffrey‘s inside look at the trials and tribulations of life as a stand-up comedian is now available for your viewing pleasure on the interwebs. Adventures in Comedy is a truthful account of how the stand-up life can draw you in, dance with you for a littl... [Read More]
Watch a Behind-the-Scenes Look at 'Top Five' with Chris Rock, Leslie Jones, Kevin Hart, and More
by Megh Wright Here's a behind-the-scenes peek of Chris Rock's new film Top Five featuring Kevin Hart, Questlove, and SNL cast members Leslie Jones and Jay Pharoah, who explain why it's best to work with a friend like Rock who's "just a phone call away." The film premieres in theaters this Friday, a... [Read More]