Taran Killam Looks Back on Playing Gollum in ‘SNL’s “Hobbit Office” Sketch
The next season of SNL has a later start than usual, so while we’re waiting for the season 41 premiere on October 3rd, here’s a brand new clip featuring Taran Killam and his favorite season 40 moment: shooting the “Hobbit Office” sketch for Martin Freeman’s episode. For... [Read More]
From sketch to series: “Documentary Now!” from Seth Meyers starring Fred Armisen and Bill Hader comes to life on IFC
The seed was planted firmly in the ground on April 13, 2013. The location, Saturday Night Live. The idea, a documentary about the history of punk. Footage detailed the political leanings of punk rocker Ian Rubbish, a character depicted by Fred Armisen who was a staunch anarchist except where the lif... [Read More]
Joe Piscopo and Seth Meyers Look Back on ‘SNL’s 40th Anniversary Show
Here’s a clip from Joe Piscopo’s visit to last night’s Late Night, where he gives a little history behind his Frank Sinatra impression and looks back on SNL’s 40th anniversary special back in February. Watch another clip from the interview below, where Piscopo describes what ... [Read More]
Maya & Marty? Maya Rudolph’s NBC variety series may earn renewal as duo with Martin Short
This just in from reliable source Michael Ausiello at TVLine: NBC has given serious considerations to bringing back Maya Rudolph's variety show as a series, but with a catch. Martin Short would be her partner in comedy crime, making the potential primetime partnership of Maya & Marty. Maya &... [Read More]
Check out bonus footage of Kate McKinnon and Cecily Strong filming Calvin Klein ads for Saturday Night Live
Here’s some bonus footage of Kate McKinnon and Cecily Strong filming “Calvin Klein Ads” during Season 40 of Saturday Night Live. In this sketch, McKinnon solidified herself as the ultimate Justin Bieber impressionist, not bad. Check out bonus footage of Kate McKinnon and Cecily Str... [Read More]
Saturday Night Live kicks of Season 41 with hosts Miley Cyrus, Amy Schumer, and Tracy Morgan
Your first set of hosts are in. NBC and Saturday Night Live have announced their first three hosts for the upcoming 41st season of the late night sketch show. Things will kick off with Miley Cyrus on October 3. A tough act to follow no doubt, but if anyone can do it why now Amy […] Saturday N... [Read More]
Miley Cyrus, Amy Schumer, and Tracy Morgan Are the First Hosts of ‘SNL’ Season 41
We finally have a premiere date and host lineup for season 41 of SNL, and it’s pretty great. NBC revealed on Twitter today that its 41st season will kick off on October 3rd with host Miley Cyrus, followed by Amy Schumer on October 10th and former cast member Tracy Morgan on October 17th. It wi... [Read More]
Tracy Morgan’s TV comeback will commence by hosting SNL!
In this summer of Schumer, the only thing that can eclipse the announcement by Saturday Night Live today that Amy Schumer will make her hosting debut on Oct. 10, 2015 (episode two of season 41) is the news that Tracy Morgan will make his comedy comeback the following week! That's right. We'll see ju... [Read More]
Will Forte Tried to Pass the “Falconer” Torch to Amy Poehler at ‘SNL’
In anticipation of the Emmy Awards this September (written by Scott Aukerman and the Comedy Bang! Bang! crew, no less), Variety sat down with nominees Amy Poehler and Will Forte to talk about their shows and favorite SNL memories, and the two revealed a great bit of SNL trivia — particularly f... [Read More]
“I Am Chris Farley” shines light over the dark side of Chris Farley’s life
There’s an overwhelming sadness to the new documentary I Am Chris Farley, even though the goal of the documentary isn’t to state this. The sadness comes because we know the unfortunate outcome of this story; and even sadder because it becomes apparent very early into the flick that the c... [Read More]