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]
Humorous homages, deep laughs: From SNL to IFC and “Documentary Now!”
It's no secret that some of Saturday Night Live's most striking work in recent years has not come via live TV, but come alive via lightning-quick production of thrilling tributes to film via short films. Think of the Wes Anderson Halloween tribute "New Horror Trailer," Louis CK as Lincoln, or I... [Read More]
Fred Armisen and Bill Hader's Fake Band 'Blue Jean Committee' Release Real EP
Last year, Fred Armisen released a collection of 7" singles by some of his fictional "Saturday Night Live" bands. One of those bands, the Blue Jean Committee, is a blue-eyed soul band composed of Armisen and former "SNL" co-star Bill Hader. Today, it was announced that Drag City will release Catalina Breeze, an EP collecting seven of the band's (very real) songs, on November 20. A press release describes the band thusly: "Inspired by such laid back duos as Loggins & Messina, Seals & C... [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]
Tracy Morgan Returns To SNL As Host In October
Big news. Tracy Morgan is ready to get back to making people laugh. This October he will make his return to the place he calls home, Saturday Night Live. Tracy Morgan vowed to come back, and now he’s about to make good on his promise when he hosts Saturday Night Live as the show celebrates th... [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]
KFC replaces Darrell Hammond with Norm Macdonald as Colonel Sanders in new commercials
Just a few months after Kentucky Fried Chicken revived its famous founding father, Colonel Sanders, via Saturday Night Live's Darrell Hammond, the fast-food chicken giant has pulled a switcheroo, swapping Hammond for his former SNL colleague, Norm Macdonald. “Other than not quite looking like ... [Read More]