Talking ‘Saturday Night Live’ and ’90s TV Shows with Vanessa Bayer
The Brooklyn Comedy Festival is currently underway, and tonight at The Bell House, there are two great shows in store for fans of Saturday Night Live and ’90s TV. After hosting a standup showcase featuring comedians Joe Pera, Erik Bergstrom, Bridey Elliott, and Dave Hill, SNL cast member Vanes... [Read More]
Talking ‘Saturday Night Live’ and ’90s TV Shows with Vanessa Bayer
The Brooklyn Comedy Festival is currently underway, and tonight at The Bell House, there are two great shows in store for fans of Saturday Night Live and ’90s TV. After hosting a standup showcase featuring comedians Joe Pera, Erik Bergstrom, Bridey Elliott, and Dave Hill, SNL cast member Vanes... [Read More]
Talking ‘Saturday Night Live’ and ’90s TV Shows with Vanessa Bayer
The Brooklyn Comedy Festival is currently underway, and tonight at The Bell House, there are two great shows in store for fans of Saturday Night Live and ’90s TV. After hosting a standup showcase featuring comedians Joe Pera, Erik Bergstrom, Bridey Elliott, and Dave Hill, SNL cast member Vanes... [Read More]
Here Are the ‘Saturday Night Live’ Cast Members Returning for Season 42
Between letting go of three cast members and adding new head writers Chris Kelly and Sarah Schneider, Saturday Night Live has made a couple big changes leading up to the season 42 premiere this fall. In case you’re worried that more cast members might depart before the new season, worry no mor... [Read More]
‘SNL’ Promotes Sarah Schneider and Chris Kelly to Co-Head Writers
The departures of Jay Pharoah, Taran Killam, and Jon Rudnitsky aren’t the only changes coming to Saturday Night Live next season — there are big changes in store on the writing staff as well. NBC has confirmed with us that going into their sixth season, writers Chris Kelly and Sarah Schn... [Read More]
Taran Killam and Jay Pharoah grab leads in two new Showtime comedy pilots
Turns out there's more to the story of the sudden departures of both Taran Killam and Jay Pharoah from Saturday Night Live in the summer before their seventh seasons on the comedy showcase. Showtime had been negotiating with SNL and NBC to cast both of them in new comedy pilots for the cable network... [Read More]
Taran Killam and Jay Pharoah grab leads in two new Showtime comedy pilots
Turns out there's more to the story of the sudden departures of both Taran Killam and Jay Pharoah from Saturday Night Live in the summer before their seventh seasons on the comedy showcase. Showtime had been negotiating with SNL and NBC to cast both of them in new comedy pilots for the cable network... [Read More]
Taran Killam, Jay Pharoah and Jon Rudnitsky Are Leaving ‘Saturday Night Live’
Saturday Night Live is making some big changes: as the show prepares to enter its 42nd season, news has broken that longtime cast members Taran Killam, Jay Pharoah and Jon Rudnitsky won’t be returning. Killam and Pharoah have been on the show for six years, while Rudnitsky, a featured player, ... [Read More]
Saturday Night Live cuts Taran Killam, Jay Pharoah and Jon Rudnitsky in transition to Season 42
Lorne Michaels has orchestrated Saturday Night Live's first major purge of veteran cast members in a decade, letting loose repertory players Taran Killam and Jay Pharoah plus featured player Jon Rudnitsky in advance of season 42. Killam and Pharoah were six seasons into the usual seven-season contra... [Read More]
Remembering Matt Villines, half of comedy directing duo Matt & Oz
Matt Villines died in July after a two-year battle with kidney cancer. Villines was only 39, still approaching the heights of his career as a comedy director. As half of the directing duo, Matt & Oz, he was responsible for many of your favorite short films that have aired on Saturday Night ... [Read More]