Saturday Night Live officially embracing branded content in sketches for season 42
Saturday Night Live has mocked advertising and our relationship with it over 41 seasons. From the first season's Bass-O-Matic, down through the years from Mom Jeans to Bad Idea Jeans, Schmitts Gay beer and Colon Blow cereal. But now, for every fake ad SNL may air after the guest host's monologu... [Read More]
‘SNL’ Will Have Less Commercials But More Branded Content Next Season
NBC is mixing up its advertising strategy for Saturday Night Live next season, and with that comes some good news and some bad news. According to Advertising Age, the network will implement a new approach to ads on SNL during season 42 by removing two commercial breaks per episode, which will result... [Read More]
Maya Rudolph’s tribute to a fallen hero: Princess performs Prince songs at the 2016 Moontower Comedy Festival
On TV last night, NBC broadcast a special tribute episode of Saturday Night Live for Prince -- who died unexpectedly Thursday at 57 -- including sketches of Fred Armisen impersonating Prince alongside Maya Rudolph as Beyonce. Over on HBO, Beyonce was dropping a surprise album of music... [Read More]
Julia Louis-Dreyfus Brought the Yada, Yada, Yada to ‘SNL’
Before she was Selina Meyer, before she was Elaine Benes, even before she was Jeanette the Nymph, Julia Louis-Dreyfus was a cast member on Saturday Night Live. This weekend, JLD relived her less-than-eventful three seasons on the show by hosting for the third time — a number she quickly called... [Read More]
Julia Louis-Dreyfus Brought the Yada, Yada, Yada to ‘SNL’
Before she was Selina Meyer, before she was Elaine Benes, even before she was Jeanette the Nymph, Julia Louis-Dreyfus was a cast member on Saturday Night Live. This weekend, JLD relived her less-than-eventful three seasons on the show by hosting for the third time — a number she quickly called... [Read More]
Brie Larson to Host ‘SNL’ on May 7th
Saturday Night Live announced its next season 41 host over the weekend, and it’s another first-timer. Brie Larson will make her hosting debut when SNL returns with new episodes on May 7th. She will be joined by musical guest Alicia Keys, who will be performing on the show for her third time. [Read More]
Brie Larson to Host ‘SNL’ on May 7th
Saturday Night Live announced its next season 41 host over the weekend, and it’s another first-timer. Brie Larson will make her hosting debut when SNL returns with new episodes on May 7th. She will be joined by musical guest Alicia Keys, who will be performing on the show for her third time. [Read More]
Elaine Benes meets Bernie Sanders as Julia Louis-Dreyfus hosts SNL with special guest Larry David
With a major Democratic presidential candidate debate in Brooklyn on Thursday night, and Julia Louis-Dreyfus hosting Saturday Night Live on Saturday, how could SNL not reunite Dreyfus with her Seinfeld co-creator? That the show did so right up front wasn't a surprise, nor that Larry David returned o... [Read More]
Elaine Benes meets Bernie Sanders as Julia Louis-Dreyfus hosts SNL with special guest Larry David
With a major Democratic presidential candidate debate in Brooklyn on Thursday night, and Julia Louis-Dreyfus hosting Saturday Night Live on Saturday, how could SNL not reunite Dreyfus with her Seinfeld co-creator? That the show did so right up front wasn't a surprise, nor that Larry David returned o... [Read More]
Elaine Benes meets Bernie Sanders as Julia Louis-Dreyfus hosts SNL with special guest Larry David
With a major Democratic presidential candidate debate in Brooklyn on Thursday night, and Julia Louis-Dreyfus hosting Saturday Night Live on Saturday, how could SNL not reunite Dreyfus with her Seinfeld co-creator? That the show did so right up front wasn't a surprise, nor that Larry David returned o... [Read More]