The Post-'SNL' Life of Brooks Wheelan
by Phil Davidson Look at it this way: if Brooks Wheelan didn’t get fired from SNL, he might not have recorded his hilarious new debut standup album. Not many comedians have parlayed a TV show dismissal into standup success as quickly as Wheelan, an accomplished standup comic who was let go las... [Read More]
 
Here Are This Week's 'SNL' Promos with J.K. Simmons and Kenan Thompson
by Megh Wright J.K. Simmons makes his SNL hosting debut this weekend, and NBC just released the first round of promos featuring boomerang snowballs, what J.K.'s initials really stand for, and Kenan Thompson insisting he never gets lonely. 0 Comments... [Read More]
 
Brooks Wheelan’s debut comedy album ‘This Is Cool, Right?’ out today
Today’s the day Saturday Night Live alum Brooks Wheelan releases his debut comedy album entitled This is Cool, Right? Brooks went to University of Iowa and got a biomedical engineering degree, but then decided to pursue comedy. In 2013 he made his television debut on Comedy Central&r... [Read More]
 
'SNL' Review: Blake Shelton Ain't From 'Round Here
by Erik Voss One thing that's forgotten about the early years of SNL was how much it was a show that anyone could host. While hosts from the old days were more often handpicked from Lorne Michaels' rolodex of awesome comics, like Steve Martin or Buck Henry, the show also took risks with ho... [Read More]
 
Blake Shelton hosted Saturday Night Live: he brought a wishing boot and spread some magic
Blake Shelton seems like a nice guy which is one of the reasons we found ourselves rooting for him when he hosted Saturday Night Live last night. Considering we aren’t too familiar with his music or his time as a judge on The Voice but damn that guy has a nice smile! Blake came into […]... [Read More]
 
SNL #40.12 RECAP: Host and musical guest Blake Shelton
Blake Shelton is a tall, charming country singer who knows how to crack a joke and make fun of himself, whether it's hosting an awards show or serving as a judge on NBC's hit singing contest, The Voice. So it's no wonder that Saturday Night Live eventually would go along with TV network synergy and ... [Read More]
 
‘Saturday Night Live’ Mocks Deflategate! ‘SNL’ Parodies Tom Brady And Bill Belichick In Skit About New England Patriots Deflated Footballs Scandal (VIDEO)
The Deflategate scandal has been one of the biggest national news of the year so far. So it’s no surprise that Saturday Night Live chose to mock the New England Patriots after they were accused of deflating footballs during the AFC Championship game against the Indianapolis Colts. The SNL sket... [Read More]
 
SNL #40.11 RECAP: Host Kevin Hart, musical guest Sia
You knew Kevin Hart would bring the energy and enthusiasm when he hosted Saturday Night Live for the second time, but would he, the cast and the writers bring the funny to go with it as we kicked off the 2015 portion of this 40th anniversary season? To the recap! MLK Cold Open: The ghost of Martin L... [Read More]
 
Blake Shelton taunts Adam Levine in new SNL promos
This weekend Blake Shelton has the torch as host of Saturday Night Live. In the promos we find Shelton expanding on the Blake Shelton vs. Adam Levine rivalry from NBC’s The Voice by taunting Levine. In addition to his hosting duties, he’ll be double dipping as the musical ... [Read More]
 
Blake Shelton Gets Back at Adam Levine in These 'SNL' Promos
by Megh Wright Ahead of first-time SNL host and musical guest Blake Shelton's episode this weekend, NBC released the first round of promos this week featuring Cecily Strong, Southern accents, The Voice references, and some harsh words for Shelton's fellow Voice coach Adam Levine. 0 Comments... [Read More]