May hosts for “Saturday Night Live” anounced including Andy Samberg, who will also host a primtetime shorts special
All of the hosts for May’s run of Saturday Night Live hosts have been announced. In addition to the already announced Andrew Garfield / Coldplay episode on May 3rd, Charlize Theron will host and SNL alum and recent Emmy Award winner, Andy Samberg will return to host for the first time. Samberg... [Read More]
 
Andy Samberg, Charlize Theron, and Andrew Garfield Are Hosting the Last Three 'SNL's of the Season
by Bradford Evans NBC just announced the hosts and musical guests for the final three Saturday Night Live episodes of the season: May 3rd: Andrew Garfield/Coldplay May 10th: Charlize Theron/The Black Keys May 17th: Andy Samberg/St. Vincent This is the first time hosting for both Garfield and Sa... [Read More]
 
Happy 35th Anniversary to The Blues Brothers
Thirty five years ago this week, it was 1978 and Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi debuted their now iconic characters, The Blues Brothers. Joliet Jake and Elwood appeared in the cold open of SNL, they they were on a mission from God to sing the blues, as they performed the song “Hey Bartender.&rdq... [Read More]
 
Saturday Night's Children: Dan Vitale (1985-1986)
by Megh Wright Saturday Night Live has been home to over a hundred cast members throughout the past 38 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. In... [Read More]
 
“Saturday Night Live” to celebrate 40 years with 3-hour live special
Turning 40 is a big milestone for anyone. However, it’s equally special for a TV show considering rarely one can say it’s been on the air for that many seasons. With the exception to news programs and sporting events, Saturday Night Live is hands-down one of the longest running TV shows ... [Read More]
 
'SNL' Will Celebrate 40 Years with a Live Three-Hour Special Next February
by Megh Wright Saturday Night Live will be embarking on its 40th season on NBC next year, and according to NYT reporter Bill Carter the occasion will be marked with a live three-hour special next February 15th similar to the 25th anniversary special in 1999. News of the special joins the extended ve... [Read More]
 
Maya Rudolph’s variety show special, ‘The Maya Rudolph Show’ gets premiere date
NBC has been developing a new variety show for Maya Rudolph ever since her sitcom Up All Night crashed and burned a few years back. Now the network has announced that the The Maya Rudolph Show, a variety special will premiere on Monday, May 19th at 10pm. Rudolph will host an hour and be joined [&hel... [Read More]
 
Andrew Garfield to host ‘Saturday Night Live’ on May 3rd
This weekend NBC announced that Peter Parker himself, Andrew Garfield will host the next episode of SNL with musical guest Coldplay on May 3rd. This is Garfield’s first time as the show’s host. It will also be opening weekend of the second installment of The Amazing Spider-Man which Garf... [Read More]
 
Billy Crystal Is Reviving His 'SNL' Characters on FX Show 'The Comedians'
by Megh Wright If you've been clamoring for an encore performance of Billy Crystal's SNL characters from the mid-'80s, your dreams are about to come true. FX's upcoming Billy Crystal/Josh Gad show The Comedians — which follows a veteran comedian (Crystal) working on a late night talk show with... [Read More]
 
SNL #39.18 RECAP: Host Seth Rogen, musical guest Ed Sheeran
Sometimes it feels as if Saturday Night Live's dirty little secrets aren't secret any longer. If they ever were. And I'm not talking about the infamous cocaine-fueled writing sessions of the original cast and staff of the late 1970s, either. No. The dirtier secret of SNL is that 39 seasons later, it... [Read More]