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Abby Elliott is leaving Saturday Night Live

Abby Elliott is leaving Saturday Night Live

By | August 15, 2012 at 3:03 pm | 4 comments

After four seasons on the iconic sketch show, Abby Elliott will not be returning to Saturday Night Live next season. Although NBC declined to comment on Elliott's status, Laughspin has independently confirmed her departure. Elliott joins Kristen Wiig and Andy Samberg, who...

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Saturday Night Live vet Seth Meyers and brother Josh land NBC development deal

Saturday Night Live vet Seth Meyers and brother Josh land NBC development deal

By | August 2, 2012 at 9:57 pm | No comments

Among the myriad reasons Seth Meyers will not be positioning himself as a late-stage candidate for co-hosting duties alongside Kelly Ripa (as was reported recently) is, no doubt, the deal he just inked with NBC. Though he's set to return as Saturday Night Live's head writer and...

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Saturday Night Live election specials will air in September

Saturday Night Live election specials will air in September

By | July 25, 2012 at 12:54 pm | No comments

Saturday Night Live will reboot its primetime election specials, which we saw last election season four years ago, this September. Bob Greenblatt, NBC's chairman made the announcement this morning at the executive meeting of the Television Critics Association (TCAs). The...

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The Laughspin Interview with Kevin Nealon

The Laughspin Interview with Kevin Nealon

By | July 24, 2012 at 3:12 pm | 2 comments

Depending how old you are, you may know comedian Kevin Nealon from something different. You may remember him from his appearance on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson. You may know him from his 12 year stint on Saturday Night Live. Younger folks recognize him from his principal...

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Everyone can relax because Seth Meyers isn’t leaving Satuday Night Live for Kelly Ripa

Everyone can relax because Seth Meyers isn’t leaving Satuday Night Live for Kelly Ripa

By | July 11, 2012 at 3:17 pm | One comment

Although Seth Meyers is in the midst of a co-hosting stint with Kelly Ripa on LIVE! With Kelly, he has no plans to replace Regis Philbin on the daily talk show-- despite rumors suggesting he's the frontrunner for the gig. In fact, Meyers told the Sun-Sentinel, "No" five times....

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Rachel Dratch is desperate to become one of the popular girls (Video)

Rachel Dratch is desperate to become one of the popular girls (Video)

By | July 6, 2012 at 2:36 pm | One comment

Can Rachel Dratch get a break? Watch her try to woo some popular girls sitting at The Cool Table in a short by Lorne Michaels's digital production company, Above Average. It just goes to show, no amount of money, chauffeuring, or bribery can win you a seat among high school...

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Should Seth Meyers be Kelly Ripa’s co host?

Should Seth Meyers be Kelly Ripa’s co host?

By | July 5, 2012 at 6:11 pm | No comments

There are three contenders competing for Regis Philbin's spot on Kelly Ripa's talk show, LIVE With Kelly. The competing hosts are former football star Michael Strahan, singer Josh Groban, and Saturday Night Live's Seth Meyers. These names are the final competitors for the...

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Andy Samberg: I think I could’ve done another year at SNL and had a great time (Video)

Andy Samberg: I think I could’ve done another year at SNL and had a great time (Video)

By | June 11, 2012 at 7:31 pm | No comments

This morning, newly former Saturday Night Live cast member Andy Samberg visited the fine folks at the Opie and Anthony Show at Sirius XM to plug his upcoming flick That's My Boy, wherein he co-stars opposite Adam Sandler. Of course the topic of his SNL departure came up. "I...

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Saturday Night Live launches Web series with Bill Hader, Fred Armisen and more! (Video)

Saturday Night Live launches Web series with Bill Hader, Fred Armisen and more! (Video)

By | June 11, 2012 at 1:40 pm | No comments

Not looking forward to an entire summer without Saturday Night Live? Well, check out the new Saturday Night Live web series, The Front Desk! 30 Rock’s John Lutz stars as hotel front desk clerk Christopher. In this first installment, he deals with a demanding set of triplets,...

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