'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]
 
'SNL' Review: Seth Rogen Half-Baked
by Erik Voss While watching Seth Rogen host SNL for the third time last weekend, I was reminded of two other three-peat hosts from earlier this season: Paul Rudd in December and Jonah Hill in January. Rudd's episode felt like extended promo for Anchorman 2, with the host failing to capture that... [Read More]
 
Andrew Garfield to Host 'SNL' May 3rd
by Megh Wright Over the weekend, NBC announced that The Amazing Spider-Man 2 star Andrew Garfield will host the next episode of SNL with musical guest Coldplay on May 3rd. It will make Garfield's first time hosting the show, while Coldplay will be returning for their fifth musical guest appearance. ... [Read More]
 
Seth Rogen hosted Saturday Night Live, there were guest stars and fart jokes
Seth Rogen returned for another hosting session of Saturday Night Live. An episode that can only be described as weird and uneven. This back half of this season of SNL has really started to focus on weird rather than totally funny. Rogen’s episode should’ve flown high (see what I did the... [Read More]
 
Here’s time-lapse footage of all the set changes in an episode of ‘Saturday Night Live’
Ever wondered how Saturday Night Live handles all of it set changes in Studio 8H over the course of one live show? Well, here’s your answer. SNL put together a time-lapse clip from it’s most recent Anna Kendrick-hosted episode allowing fans to see just how it works. Most of the show&rsqu... [Read More]
 
Seth Rogen promos for this weekend’s ‘Saturday Night Live’ are here
Seth Rogen is hosting Saturday Night Live this weekend, which is his first time back in Studio 8H in a few years. While Rogen has cut promos like this for the show before, Aidy Byrant has not. Yup, this is her first time cutting some promos. Congrats Aidy, if that’s a thing. Seth Rogen promos ... [Read More]