Jimmy Fallon owed money to The Groundlings when he got hired on Saturday Night Live
Mike Birbiglia says that his new movie about an improv group, Don't Think Twice, uses plenty of real-life influences and anecdotes. Jimmy Fallon's life isn't among them, although Fallon shared a funny note about what happened when he himself got the call from Saturday Night Live -- when Fallon calle... [Read More]
Saturday Night Live’s “Weekend Update” plays Trumpeomon Go at Republican National Convention
Weekend Update co-anchors Colin Jost and Michael Che report live from the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Kate McKinnon) stops by the Update desk and Che plays Trumpémon GO. Saturday Night Live has never been one to shy away from politics and finding the funn... [Read More]
Saturday Night Live’s “Weekend Update” plays Trumpeomon Go at Republican National Convention
Weekend Update co-anchors Colin Jost and Michael Che report live from the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Kate McKinnon) stops by the Update desk and Che plays Trumpémon GO. Saturday Night Live has never been one to shy away from politics and finding the funn... [Read More]
Kate McKinnon Stopped by ‘Weekend Update at the RNC’ as Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Weekend Update aired its first live convention special at the RNC last night, and after some commentary on the celebrity and politician speakers and a segment where Michael Che tries to find “rare minorities” with the hot new game Trumpémon GO, the anchors were joined by very spec... [Read More]
SNL’s Weekend Update live on MSNBC from the 2016 Republican National Convention
Saturday Night Live sent its Weekend Update team of Michael Che and Colin Jost out to Cleveland to help MSNBC's coverage of the 2016 Republican National Convention with a special live midnight edition of their newsy joke segment tonight. But Kate McKinnon made an appearance, too, and quickly reasser... [Read More]
Colin Jost and Michael Che to Cover the Conventions with Weekend Update on MSNBC
SNL’s Weekend Update is returning for two special segments covering the Republican and Democratic conventions, but not on the channel you might expect. According to Entertainment Weekly, Michael Che and Colin Jost will host special editions of Weekend Update on MSNBC. Their RNC edition will ai... [Read More]
Tracy Morgan Gets Emmy Nomination For Hosting Saturday Night Live, Dedicates Nomination To Late Comedian Jimmy Mac
Tracy Morgan continues to find closure in the accident in which he almost lost his life in 2014. Yesterday this years Emmy’s nominations were revealed; Tracy ended up being nominated for his appearance on Saturday Night Live apart of his well publicized return to entertainment. Now as a way t... [Read More]
Here’s a Sneak Peek of Jerry Seinfeld’s ‘Comedians in Cars’ Interview with Lorne Michaels
Crackle debuts a new episode of Jerry Seinfeld’s Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee this week featuring a very special guest — SNL’s Lorne Michaels — and today they released a sneak peek to get you excited. Seinfeld and Michaels discuss such hard-hitting topics as fruit baskets... [Read More]
Matt Villines of ‘SNL’s Matt & Oz Passes Away at 39
Saturday Night Live lost one of its brightest talents over the weekend. According to Mike O’Brien, Matt Villines — one half of directing duo “Matt & Oz” with Oz Rodriguez — died Saturday night after a long battle with cancer. Alongside Rodriguez, Villines served as ... [Read More]
Ghostbusters’ Leslie Jones: ‘The US is the most depressed nation in the world and I blame comedians’
She’s a 6ft ball of energy who slogged away on the comedy circuit for 25 years before landing Saturday Night Live and then Ghostbusters. She talks about wanting to be the new Eddie Murphy and why ‘crazy-wild-big’ laughs matterLeslie Jones is sick of smart comics. She can’t be... [Read More]