James Franco, Martin Freeman, and Amy Adams are 'SNL's December Hosts
by Megh Wright Saturday Night Live just announced its hosts for December. The Wrap reports that James Franco will host for the third time on the December 6th episode to promote his new movie with Seth Rogen The Interview with musical guest Nicki Minaj, while Martin Freeman will make his hosting debu... [Read More]
Watch Two Cut 'SNL' Sketches About Twitter and Dancing Robots
by Megh Wright SNL released two sketches today that were cut for time from last weekend's episode hosted by Woody Harrelson, and they're a delightful mix of fun and weird. Check out the above sketch "Tweet" starring Aidy Bryant as a woman celebrating her 10,000th tweet (with cameos by Edward Norton ... [Read More]
Lorne Michaels Talks All Things 'SNL' with Bill Simmons
by Megh Wright "The joke I used to do is I'd say 'You know, there will be a time when I realize that it can't be as good as it used to be, and that I don't have the focus or the passion to do it in the same way, and that the quality will suffer, and then three years after that I'll leave.'" - Lorne ... [Read More]
Cecily Strong to host/address 2015 White House Correspondents Dinner
Anyone dismayed thinking Saturday Night Live replaced the wrong person at the Weekend Update desk this season will rejoice at this news: The White House Correspondents' Association announced today that Cecily Strong will deliver the featured address at their 2015 dinner. "Her political humor is sly ... [Read More]
Cecily Strong will headline the 2015 White House Correspondents’ dinner
The annual White House Correspondents’ Association dinner always invites a comedian to perform. USA Today reports that the 2015 dinner will be headlined by Saturday Night Live cast member Cecily Strong. Strong joins other past SNL alums such as Darrell Hammond and Seth Meyers. Like Meyers, Str... [Read More]
Saturday Night Live’s Cecily Strong to host White House Correspondents’ Dinner
The White House Correspondents’ Association announced Saturday Night Live comedian Cecily Strong to be the headliner of their annual White House Correspondents’ Dinner in the spring. Strong showcased her political commentaries alongside Seth Meyers behind the Weekend Update desk before b... [Read More]
Looking Back at the Nine 'SNL' Players Who Left Us Too Soon
by Megh Wright When Jan Hooks — SNL cast member from 1986-1991 — died at the age of 57 last month, the show truly lost one of its stealthy greats. Like frequent sketch costar Phil Hartman, Hooks's incredible talent didn't need to call attention to itself, so it's only now, in hindsight a... [Read More]
Cameron Diaz and Bobby Moynihan Buddy Up in These 'SNL' Promos
by Megh Wright Cameron Diaz is hosting SNL this week for the first time in nearly ten years with musical guests Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars. NBC just released the first round of promos today featuring Diaz and Bobby Moynihan, who may or may not have rewritten some of the cue cards in crayon. 0 Comme... [Read More]
'SNL' Review: A Season High with Woody Harrelson
by Erik Voss For the past two years, many viewers have described SNL as being in a "transitional phase." This phase began with the departures of Kristen Wiig and Andy Samberg in 2012, followed by Jason Sudeikis, Bill Hader, and Fred Armisen in 2013, then by Seth Meyers in early 2014. The old guard w... [Read More]
Let’s watch Woody Harrelson’s “Saturday Night Live” promos
It’s that time again. Woody Harrelson returns to Studio 8H to host this week’s SNL with musical guest Kendrick Lamar. This is his first time on the show since 1992. Check out Harrelson’s SNL promos with Taran Killam. Things get emotional, and a little deadly. That Aidy Bryant is pr... [Read More]