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Saturday Night Live’s season 40 premiere was a disappointment so it can only get better, right?

Saturday Night Live’s season 40 premiere was a disappointment so it can only get better, right?

By | September 29, 2014 at 8:31 pm | One comment

One of the most difficult forms of comedy to execute well is live sketch. I think even the most casual comedy consumers can agree on this. When you see live sketch comedy at a theater done well, it's magical. When it's bad, it's not just bad-- it's excruciating to watch. And...

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Saturday Night Live season 40 premiere live blog: Chris Pratt hosts, Ariana Grande sings

Saturday Night Live season 40 premiere live blog: Chris Pratt hosts, Ariana Grande sings

By | September 27, 2014 at 11:27 pm | 4 comments

After weeks of announced personnel changes, anticipation and predictions, the historic 40th season of Saturday Night Live is finally upon us. And comedy fans, myself included, is expecting a lot from SNL this year. I can't remember a time in my entire life when so many horribly...

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Daily Show’s Michael Che returns to Saturday Night Live as Weekend Update anchor

Daily Show’s Michael Che returns to Saturday Night Live as Weekend Update anchor

By | September 12, 2014 at 1:29 pm | No comments

Less than five months after joining The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, comedian Michael Che is leaving his correspondent post at the critically acclaimed Comedy Central show—but it’s for a very good reason. The former Saturday Night Live scribe is headed back to Midtown...

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Cecily Strong to co-anchor “Weekend Update” with Seth Meyers on SNL

Cecily Strong to co-anchor “Weekend Update” with Seth Meyers on SNL

By | September 17, 2013 at 11:54 am | No comments

Move over Seth Meyers! No, seriously, move over. You need to make room for a second chair at the "Weekend Update" desk. Sophomore Saturday Night Live cast member Cecily Strong has been tapped to co-anchor the long-running segment with Seth Meyers. Meyers will depart from his...

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Saturday Night Live adds three new faces days before season premiere (Videos)

Saturday Night Live adds three new faces days before season premiere (Videos)

By | September 10, 2012 at 12:26 pm | 2 comments

With the recent turnovers at Saturday Night Live -- veterans Andy Samberg and Kristen Wiig, as well as player Abby Elliott, will not return for the show's 38th season -- questions have arose over who else may leave and who would join the cast. Today, we can report that deals...

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