Kenan Thompson is not leaving Saturday Night Live, despite report
Kenan Thompson will not leave Saturday Night Live at the end of its 40th season, a spokesperson for the show said. An earlier TMZ report claimed that Thompson, who holds the most seniority on the current cast, plans to leave the show after the upcoming season and that he planned to leave a... [Read More]
Kenan Thompson reportedly making SNL’s 40th season his 12th and final one as cast member
Kenan Thompson, who joined Saturday Night Live as a featured player for its 29th season back in 2003, reportedly will leave after this 40th season concludes in May. What Up With That? TMZ first reported the news today. SNL's 40th season starts this week, with Chris Pratt hosting and Ariana Grande as... [Read More]
Season 40 will be Kenan Thompson’s last at “Saturday Night Live”
Update: 3:07pm A spokesperson for Saturday Night Live is refuting the claim, stating they’re inaccurate “as the season hasn’t even started and cast decisions aren’t made until the end of the season.” SNL has been going through a period of high turnover, and the news jus... [Read More]
Kenan Thompson Will Reportedly Leave 'SNL' After Season 40
by Megh Wright Kenan Thompson's long SNL stint has entered its home stretch. TMZ reports that Thompson will leave SNL after the upcoming season; Thompson reportedly planned to leave after season 39 but was asked by Lorne Michaels to stay another year due to the high cast turnover. Thompson "has no h... [Read More]
This week in comedy: SNL makes a lot of news
As though there weren’t enough Saturday Night Live developments announced last week, this week held even more in store for the legendary show. We also announced an event of our own happening in a couple of months. – The SNL announcements kept rolling in, first with the new... [Read More]
Jim Carrey Is Reportedly Returning to Host 'SNL' This Year
by Megh Wright Saturday Night Live's landmark 40th season is shaping up to be filled with some great hosts. The Wrap is reporting that Jim Carrey is set to return to host his third episode sometime this season. While the exact date is not yet known and NBC has yet to confirm the news, insiders told ... [Read More]
Watch Jon Stewart sing to Michael Che on his last day at The Daily Show
As you likely already know, comedian Michael Che is leaving his post as a Daily Show correspondent less than five months after joining Jon Stewart and company. He snagged the job in April, made his first appearance in June and now Michael Che is already gone. In classic Daily Show fashion, Che was h... [Read More]
Jon Stewart gives Michael Che the proper send off as he departs “The Daily Show”
Last night was Michael Che’s last appearance as a correspondent on The Daily Show. After being on the show for just 3 months, Che was hired as the new co-anchor of Weekend Update at Saturday Night Live. The segment, which started in a similar manner to how Jon Stewart and co. sent off John Oli... [Read More]
The Daily Show’s “We Hardly Used Ye” mock tribute farewell to Michael Che
Michael Che's last night as a correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart did not pass by unnoticed. Despite the fact that Che only lasted three months ("actually, 58 business days") in the gig with Comedy Central before returning to NBC and Saturday Night Live in the elite ranks of Weekend Upd... [Read More]
Nasim Pedrad’s Aziz Ansari impression from Saturday Night Live is amazing (Video)
Former Saturday Night Live cast member Nasim Pedrad made a name for herself on the long-running sketch comedy show with her impressions of Kim Kardashian, Bruno Mars and Barbara Walters. Pedrad left SNL this year to co-star alongside John Mulaney in his new Fox sitcom Mulaney. The Iranian-born comed... [Read More]