Louis C.K. set to host season finale of Saturday Night Live
There are only three episodes left in Saturday Night Live’s 40th season and now we know who will be hosting them. Scarlett Johansson is set to host the May 2 episode in lieu of Avengers: Age of Ultron out May 1. The musical guest for the episode will be Wiz Khalifa. Next up is Reese […]... [Read More]
Seann William Scott Looks Back on 'SNL's Classic "Patriotic Shorts" Sketch
by Megh Wright Seann William Scott was a guest on last night's Late Night, and since he and Seth Meyers hadn't seen each other since he hosted SNL in October 2001, the guys decided to take a look back on a sketch from his episode, and one of SNL's funniest Will Ferrell sketches ever, "Patriotic Shor... [Read More]
Reese Witherspoon and Louis C.K. Set as 'SNL's Final Season 40 Hosts
by Megh Wright SNL just revealed two upcoming hosts. A week after Scarlett Johansson hosts on May 2nd, Reese Witherspoon will return for her second hosting stint on May 9th with musical guest Florence and the Machine. Witherspoon last hosted in 2001 in the first episode after 9/11. The following we... [Read More]
Inside the 'SNL' Documentary 'Live From New York!' with Director Bao Nguyen
by Michelle Houle The world premiere of the new Saturday Night Live documentary, Live From New York!, opened the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival on April 15. I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Director Bao Nguyen to discuss the process of making the documentary, what is was like to have acce... [Read More]
Kenan Thompson calls Bill Cosby a ‘monster’ during stand-up set
When even the star of Fat Albert is calling his integrity into question, things might really be over for Bill Cosby, career-wise. During a stand-up show at the University of Pittsburgh on Monday, Kenan Thompson, who played the titular character in the film adaptation of Cosby’s classic cartoon... [Read More]
'SNL' Review: Taraji P. Henson Almost Saves the Day
by Erik Voss Despite all the criticisms I've made about SNL, I should say that I love this show. And not just what I considered the glory years of the series – the late 90s that I grew up with, or the late 70s that my parents grew up with, or the late 80s I discovered in college... [Read More]
Scarlett Johansson to Host 'SNL' May 2nd
by Megh Wright Scarlett Johansson is returning to SNL next month. NBC announced over the weekend that Johansson will make her fourth hosting appearance on May 2nd after The Avengers: Age of Ultron premieres in theaters. The musical guest has not yet been revealed. Johansson last hosted in 2010 with ... [Read More]
SNL #40.18 RECAP: Host Taraji P. Henson, musical guest Mumford and Sons
Taraji P. Henson's breakout performance in the new FOX hit Empire means I can no longer be selfish enough to think my crush on her is special or unique, because you all have wised up to the game. That includes you, Saturday Night Live. Henson would make light of this in her monologue as she hosted S... [Read More]
Taraji P. Henson hosted Saturday Night Live: Cookie came out to play
You know it’s hard out there for a pimp. Taraji P. Henson has waiting many years to be an overnight success. From starring in Academy Award winning movies to critically acclaimed CBS dramas. But it wasn’t until the seemingly overnight success of her current project, Empire where Henson b... [Read More]
The first trailer for the SNL documentary LIVE FROM NEW YORK!
LIVE FROM NEW YORK! is a feature documentary exploring the cultural and historical impact of 40 years of Saturday Night Live. Premiering opening night at Tribeca Film Festival April 15 and in select theaters June 12. The first trailer for the SNL documentary LIVE FROM NEW YORK! appeared first on The... [Read More]