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Seth Meyers and John Oliver want different things from presidential election (Exclusive)

Seth Meyers and John Oliver want different things from presidential election (Exclusive)

By | October 30, 2012 at 2:58 pm | No comments

Regardless of how you feel about Barack Obama or Mitt Romney (or Gary Johnson), this election has provided many laughs and ample material for our favorite comedians (Super PACs, binders full of women, and Perry's "oops"). At Bob Saget's Scleroderma fundraiser recently, I caught...

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Louis C.K. is hosting Saturday Night Live: Let the open thread begin

Louis C.K. is hosting Saturday Night Live: Let the open thread begin

By | October 23, 2012 at 3:53 pm | 8 comments

As you've undoubtedly heard, Louis C.K. will be hosting the Nov. 3 episode of Saturday Night Live. Unless he's got yet another trick up his sleeve, this event will cap off one of the most successful years of any professional comedian's career in the history of comedy. Seeing...

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Andy Samberg’s new series ‘Cuckoo’ breaks ratings record (Video)

Andy Samberg’s new series ‘Cuckoo’ breaks ratings record (Video)

By | September 26, 2012 at 12:48 pm | No comments

As Saturday Night Live enters its third week of its thirty-eighth season, one of its former veterans Andy Samberg debuted his new project Cuckoo in the UK— and the results were record breaking. On the show, Samberg plays an American hippie-type who marries into a...

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Seth Meyers on Jay Pharoah’s impression of Obama: We should’ve impeached Fred Armisen sooner (Audio)

Seth Meyers on Jay Pharoah’s impression of Obama: We should’ve impeached Fred Armisen sooner (Audio)

By | September 25, 2012 at 1:10 pm | No comments

On a recent stop by WNYC's The Takeaway with host John Hockenberry, Saturday Night Live's head writer and host of the hugely popular Weekend Update segment, Seth Meyers dished on all things politically funny. In addition to looking back on the comedy treasure that was Sarah...

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Saturday Night Live shows faith in Jay Pharoah, Kate McKinnon in second episode (Videos)

Saturday Night Live shows faith in Jay Pharoah, Kate McKinnon in second episode (Videos)

By | September 23, 2012 at 10:13 pm | No comments

When I said last week that Jay Pharoah was no longer going to be underused, I had no idea he'd be starring in two cold opens in a row. But the youngest castmember on Saturday Night Live has done exactly that at the start of season 38. Accompanied by Nasim Pedrad as Kelly Ripa,...

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Rob Corddry: ‘I’m surprised Childrens Hospital is even on TV’ and more from the Creative Arts Emmys

Rob Corddry: ‘I’m surprised Childrens Hospital is even on TV’ and more from the Creative Arts Emmys

By | September 19, 2012 at 11:16 am | No comments

While audiences and nominees alike must wait until Sunday for the Primetime Emmy Awards, this past weekend's the Creative Arts Emmys were handed out. While the awards mainly focuses on the technical and behind-the-scenes side of television, comedy actors and writers were well...

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SNL kicks off 38th season with a new Obama, Gangnam Style and more (14 videos)

SNL kicks off 38th season with a new Obama, Gangnam Style and more (14 videos)

By | September 17, 2012 at 12:16 pm | One comment

The long-awaited thirty-eighth season of Saturday Night Live kicked off this weekend, with Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane hosting and musical guest Frank Ocean. This season is one of change; Kristin Wiig, Andy Samberg and Abby Elliott are gone, and a trio of new players (Tim...

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First Saturday Night Live promos for season 38 are here, with Seth MacFarlane, Kenan Thompson

First Saturday Night Live promos for season 38 are here, with Seth MacFarlane, Kenan Thompson

By | September 12, 2012 at 10:21 am | No comments

In three days, the 38th season of Saturday Night Live will be upon us. And Seth MacFarlane will be the host to usher in a new era of the iconic sketch show, which just lost Kristen Wiig, Andy Samberg and Abby Elliott. They've picked up three new talents, however: Cecily Strong,...

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Jason Sudeikis returning to Saturday Night Live, according to updated cast list (Confirmed)

Jason Sudeikis returning to Saturday Night Live, according to updated cast list (Confirmed)

By | September 11, 2012 at 5:12 pm | 2 comments

UPDATE (Sept. 12): NBC has confirmed to Laughspin that Sudeikis is, indeed, returning to Saturday Night Live. ------------- If the newly-updated cast list on the official Saturday Night Live page is any indication, Jason Sudeikis will be returning to the show for its 38th...

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