Jason Sudeikis Stars in a Cut 'SNL' Sketch for "Second Chance Theatre"
by Megh Wright Back in March, SNL alum Jason Sudeikis told Seth Meyers all about "Juggling Flyer," one of his favorite sketches that never made it to air. It's been a long wait, but Late Night finally returned with a new installment of "Second Chance Theatre" last night, and with help from Fred Armi... [Read More]
 
Here's a Bunch of Old "Satellite TV" Sketches from 'Late Night with Conan O'Brien'
by Megh Wright Late Night with Conan O'Brien was home to countless weird and wonderful sketches during its run on NBC from 1993-2009, and over the past week a YouTube user has been uploading old clips of the recurring "Satellite TV" segment, in which O'Brien would share with the audience some of the... [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]
 
Aasif Mandvi Tells Seth Meyers How He Got Hired on 'The Daily Show'
by Megh Wright Aasif Mandvi was a guest on last night's Late Night, where he told Seth Meyers about some of the more stereotypically Indian roles he's auditioned for (a bunch of doctors and a snake charmer) as well as what his parents thought when he was hired as Daily Show's "Senior Muslim Correspo... [Read More]
 
The Rumor Mill: “Last Comic Standing” cancelled by NBC
We’re hearing rumblings from sources that NBC has axed the summer reality comedy series Last Comic Standing… again. The comedy competition show had new life injected into it this past summer when Wanda Sykes and her production team revived the show for an 8th season hosted by JB Smoove ... [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]
 
Cameron Diaz hosted “Saturday Night Live”: Turkey time in New York City
Cameron Diaz was the host of Saturday Night Live and Mystical was a drop in musical guest. Yes, you read those words and its not 2002. Diaz is hosting the show to promote her starring in the upcoming Annie movie, so there’s a guarantee we’ll see a spoof sketch of that. But, if there woul... [Read More]
 
Last Comic Standing 9 on hold, return to NBC for summer 2015 unknown as show format undergoes revamp
Hurry up and wait is a common expression in show business. Now it's all too relevant to the ninth season of NBC's Last Comic Standing, which now has to figure out whether it can return in time for summer 2015 after telling comedians this weekend that production has been put on hold. "It is on hold f... [Read More]
 
Netflix nabs Ellie Kemper’s “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” from NBC for two-season commitment
In a stunning move, NBC has agreed to free one of its upcoming sitcoms from the clutches of its "drama-heavy" primetime slate to find an audience and grow for at least the next two years on Netflix. Netflix announced Friday night it had picked up Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt -- starring Ellie Kemper an... [Read More]