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Anne Hathaway hosts SNL this week; why not watch her promos with Bill Hader?

By | November 17, 2010 at 4:43 pm | No comments

Fact: Actress Anne Hathaway has hosted Saturday Night Live once. She's doing it a second time this Saturday. Alec Baldwin, she is not. She's prettier, though. Check out her promos below with SNL'r Bill Hader. Right? Why not?...

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Scarlett Johansson proves her range on Saturday Night Live, but fails to help with laughs

By | November 15, 2010 at 10:36 am | No comments

It’s difficult when I have to write not-so-nice things about someone for whom I have a lot of professional respect. But this week’s Saturday Night Live, hosted by excellent actress Scarlett Johansson, was simply boring. Her acting skills were certainly present, as she...

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Emma Stone brings together two types of viewers on Saturday Night Live

By | October 25, 2010 at 10:29 am | One comment

All told, this week’s episode of Saturday Night Live, hosted by Emma Stone, did an admirable job of bridging the gap between “Emma who?”-viewers and fans of the teen-geared flicks the young actress is known for. After introducing herself and her work, Stone quickly...

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Jane Lynch shines in a solid Saturday Night Live episode

By | October 11, 2010 at 12:37 pm | No comments

From her very first line of her very first time hosting Saturday Night Live, Jane Lynch let us know that this was going to be truly fun episode to watch. She walked onstage with an unabashed “Wooooooo!” that wasn’t audible over the band, but was clearly heartfelt. She...

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Kanye West creates fun in an otherwise un-funny Saturday Night Live episode

By | October 4, 2010 at 2:56 pm | 2 comments

It doesn’t bode well for a legendary sketch comedy show when the most memorable part of an episode is the musical performance. Kanye West’s two sets on this week’s Saturday Night Live were simply stunning to see! It was like watching a music video… live. Of course, NBC...

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Saturday Night Live premiere relies on nostalgia, Amy Poehler, Katy Perry for laughs

By | September 27, 2010 at 11:02 am | No comments

The 36th season premiere of Saturday Night Live was pretty magical. Not in that hokey poetic way. I mean the show's overall impact relied on a bit of a slight-of-hand approach -- or as host Amy Poehler's husband Will Arnett might have said on Arrested Development, "It's an...

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Betty White is funny, yes, but can we stop with the whole 'it's funny because you'd never expect an old lady to say that' thing?

By | September 16, 2010 at 5:03 pm | 3 comments

I love Betty White. I really do. And not in that way that everybody loves her now because she was on Saturday Night Live and that Snickers commercial and Hot in Cleveland and that movie with Kristen Bell and whatever else. I love her because she was one-fifth of the main cast of...

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SNL, 30 Rock honcho Lorne Michaels to be honored at Emmys

By | June 15, 2010 at 8:47 pm | No comments

For his 35 years at the helm of Saturday Night Live as well as launching a great many movie careers (and wholly changing the face of television comedy), Lorne Michaels will be honored with the International Emmy Directorate Award. "With Saturday Night Live, Lorne Michaels...

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Tina Fey to be presented with comedy award; Cosby, Carlin, Pryor are past honorees

By | May 26, 2010 at 5:24 pm | 4 comments

Tina Fey has recently been announced to be the 2010 recipient of the highly prestigious Mark Twain Prize for American Humor; making her the youngest recipient ever for the award. She’s set to receive the prize Nov. 9 in Washington D.C., in a ceremony that in the past has seen...

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