Colin Jost and Michael Che Did a Live ‘Weekend Update’ From the DNC Last Night
Colin Jost and Michael Che are in Philly for the DNC this week, and last night at midnight they did a special version of Weekend Update live on MSNBC. It’s kind of weird to see them do this someplace other than Studio 8H with what sounds like just the crew as their audience! But it […] [Read More]
Colin Jost and Michael Che Talked to the Various Crazy People at the DNC
There’s nothing like a political convention to remind you that the people most invested in politics are all totally nuts. While most people would want to stay as far away as possible from a large group of crazy people, it’s catnip for Colin Jost and Michael Che, who took time out of thei... [Read More]
Colin Jost and Michael Che Talked to the Various Crazy People at the DNC
There’s nothing like a political convention to remind you that the people most invested in politics are all totally nuts. While most people would want to stay as far away as possible from a large group of crazy people, it’s catnip for Colin Jost and Michael Che, who took time out of thei... [Read More]
Jimmy Fallon owed money to The Groundlings when he got hired on Saturday Night Live
Mike Birbiglia says that his new movie about an improv group, Don't Think Twice, uses plenty of real-life influences and anecdotes. Jimmy Fallon's life isn't among them, although Fallon shared a funny note about what happened when he himself got the call from Saturday Night Live -- when Fallon calle... [Read More]
Kate McKinnon Stopped by ‘Weekend Update at the RNC’ as Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Weekend Update aired its first live convention special at the RNC last night, and after some commentary on the celebrity and politician speakers and a segment where Michael Che tries to find “rare minorities” with the hot new game Trumpémon GO, the anchors were joined by very spec... [Read More]
SNL’s Weekend Update live on MSNBC from the 2016 Republican National Convention
Saturday Night Live sent its Weekend Update team of Michael Che and Colin Jost out to Cleveland to help MSNBC's coverage of the 2016 Republican National Convention with a special live midnight edition of their newsy joke segment tonight. But Kate McKinnon made an appearance, too, and quickly reasser... [Read More]
Colin Jost and Michael Che to Cover the Conventions with Weekend Update on MSNBC
SNL’s Weekend Update is returning for two special segments covering the Republican and Democratic conventions, but not on the channel you might expect. According to Entertainment Weekly, Michael Che and Colin Jost will host special editions of Weekend Update on MSNBC. Their RNC edition will ai... [Read More]
Parallel Thinking Is Real: One Concept, Six Sketches, and a Whole Slew of Plagiarism Accusations
“It’s a total coincidence,” Jordan Peele told Twitter when Saturday Night Live aired a sketch on airport boarding around the same time as Key and Peele. It’s not a stretch to see that more than one comedian can joke about airports, or any other subject. But accusations of jok... [Read More]
Here’s a Sneak Peek of Jerry Seinfeld’s ‘Comedians in Cars’ Interview with Lorne Michaels
Crackle debuts a new episode of Jerry Seinfeld’s Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee this week featuring a very special guest — SNL’s Lorne Michaels — and today they released a sneak peek to get you excited. Seinfeld and Michaels discuss such hard-hitting topics as fruit baskets... [Read More]