Sarah Silverman makes Saturday Night Live return after 20 years!
As the fall approaches, so does the 40th season of NBC’s Saturday Night Live. The long-running sketch comedy show announced Sarah Silverman and Chris Pratt as its first couple of guest hosts. Pratt, star of the mega-blockbuster movie Guardians of the Galaxy, will host the season opener on Sept... [Read More]
 
SNL names Chris Pratt and Sarah Silverman its first hosts of season 40
This week has been all about Saturday Night Live. Yesterday, the TV icon announced it had hired Good Neighbor’s Nick Rutherford to its writing staff, along with Streeter Seidell, Natasha Rowell, and Jeremy Beiler. Today, SNL announced that its 40th season will open up with Chris Pratt and Sara... [Read More]
 
Chris Pratt and Sarah Silverman to Be 'SNL's First Hosts of Season 40
by Megh Wright UPDATE: NBC has announced that Chris Pratt will be hosting the season premiere, with Sarah Silverman hosting the second episode. It's not clear what happened to Murray-as-host — it may have been rescheduled to later in the season or canceled altogether. Our original post follows... [Read More]
 
Sarah Silverman and Jimmy Kimmel Have a Delightfully Awkward Conversation About Her New Boyfriend
by Megh Wright Whenever Sarah Silverman visits her former boyfriend Jimmy Kimmel it's a guaranteed good time, and last night was no exception. Kimmel asked her about her new boyfriend Michael Sheen, and Silverman gushed about how great the relationship is and rubbed it in Kimmel's face a little: "I ... [Read More]
 
Sarah Silverman, Jimmy Kimmel insult each other to honor Joan Rivers: ‘This is the way Joan would’ve wanted it’ (Video)
Last night on Jimmy Kimmel Live, guest Sarah Silverman and Jimmy Kimmel traded barbs in honor of Joan Rivers, who died earlier in the day at age 81. “This is the way Joan would’ve wanted it,” Kimmel said. After admitting to Kimmel she would tune in to Fashion Police every Friday to... [Read More]
 
Late-night TV talk show hosts, comedians and critics remember Joan Rivers
Almost every comedian I know shared a photo and/or an anecdote about Joan Rivers tonight in the wake of her death at 81, a week after she suffered cardiac arrest and stopped breathing during throat surgery. (Read the obituary of Joan Rivers here) Looking at all of these photos shows just how many li... [Read More]
 
Louis C.K., Sarah Silverman win comedy writing awards at 2014 Emmys
The top comedy writers on TV for 2014 were stand-up comedians, according to the Emmy Awards. Take that, comedy writers. In a telecast light on filler, viral videos or much in the way of surprises, the Emmy wins for Louis C.K. (writing, comedy series) and Sarah Silverman (writing, variety special) di... [Read More]
 
Emmys red carpet: Sarah Silverman shows Giuliana Rancic her pot on live television (Video)
E! News correspondent Giuliana Rancic thought she’d be hilariously cheeky and see what was in Sarah Silverman’s clutch as the comedian walked the red carpet at tonight’s Primetime Emmy Awards. Turns out Silverman was traveling with drugs, you guys! Marijuana! Pot! Check out the Vin... [Read More]
 
Dave Chappelle surprises Hartford crowd on 2014 Funny or Die Oddball Tour with triumphant return performance
Last year's stop on the Funny or Die Oddball tour in Hartford proved memorable for all of the wrong reasons, as the crowd turned on headliner Dave Chappelle, then Chappelle turned on the crowd. So it was surprising to see the Oddball tour schedule another stop in Hartford for this summer. But Satur... [Read More]
 
John Oliver enlists Sarah Silverman to take down payday loans
Every week, Last Week Tonight, takes one particular issue to task for a longer segment. On Sunday, John Oliver enlists Sarah Silverman to explain how payday loan companies are not our friends. There are currently more payday loan stores (which does not mean paying for a loan in Payday candy bars) in... [Read More]