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Sasheer Zamata is the newest cast member of Saturday Night Live

Sasheer Zamata is the newest cast member of Saturday Night Live

By | January 6, 2014 at 5:01 pm | No comments

Amidst controversy centered around Saturday Night Live’s lack of black women on its cast, comedian Sasheer Zamata has been hired as the iconic show’s latest addition. She’ll make her debut on Jan. 18 when Drake is the episode's host and musical guest, according to...

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Saturday Night Live auditions final three black female comedians today

Saturday Night Live auditions final three black female comedians today

By | December 16, 2013 at 2:50 pm | 2 comments

There was a lot of fuss over the weekend when Lorne Michaels revealed on Thursday that at least one new black female actress would join the cast of Saturday Night Live in January. The show had been under heavy scrutiny for its lack of diversity, especially with women of color,...

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John Goodman, Taran Killam shout Christmas carols in SNL promos (Video)

John Goodman, Taran Killam shout Christmas carols in SNL promos (Video)

By | December 11, 2013 at 12:27 pm | No comments

John Goodman returns to host Saturday Night Live for the 13th time this week! Taran Killam asks in the new promo video how long it's been since he's hosted. "I'm bad with numbers, but I think 150 years ago," the Inside Llewyn Davis actor remembers. The musical guest? "Mozart."...

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Tim Meadows got angry about being left out of SNL sketch but then wasn’t angry

Tim Meadows got angry about being left out of SNL sketch but then wasn’t angry

By | December 10, 2013 at 10:05 am | One comment

Saturday Night Live alumnus and comedian Tim Meadows is not happy with the show that launched his career after this past Saturday's episode. The Bill Brasky sketch has been done over the last couple decades with a combination of Meadows, Will Ferrell, David Koechner, Mark...

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Kristen Wiig and Fred Armisen return to SNL to help skewer Sound of Music (Video)

Kristen Wiig and Fred Armisen return to SNL to help skewer Sound of Music (Video)

By | December 8, 2013 at 9:55 am | No comments

Last night Saturday Night Live welcomed back two of its recently exited stars -- Kristen Wiig and Fred Armisen -- to help skewer Thursday's live production of The Sound of Music, starring Carrie Underwood. In case you didn't see the clip already, we won't give it away, which is...

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Paul Rudd loses his mind over One Direction in Saturday Night Live promos (Video)

Paul Rudd loses his mind over One Direction in Saturday Night Live promos (Video)

By | December 4, 2013 at 12:23 pm | No comments

Actor and overall hilarious human being Paul Rudd is hosting Saturday Night Live this week. Cast member Vanessa Bayer asks Rudd in this week's promo video about his preparation for Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues and shares in his excitement about meeting boy band sensation...

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Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake headed to Saturday Night Live

Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake headed to Saturday Night Live

By | November 21, 2013 at 1:04 pm | No comments

On the heels of its highest ratings this season – thanks, in no small part, to Lady Gaga – Saturday Night Live announced a powerhouse host/musical guest combination for its Dec. 21 episode. Jimmy Fallon will supply hosting chops (his second time) and Justin Timberlake will...

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Saturday Night Live introduces anti-depressant for Barack Obama (Video)

Saturday Night Live introduces anti-depressant for Barack Obama (Video)

By | November 17, 2013 at 10:29 am | No comments

The concerned folks at Saturday Night Live have a solution for President Barack Obama's second-term blues: Paxil. The difference, though, is that this anti-depressant isn't for regular people. Check out Jay Pharoah as Obama below. Sign up to get funny daily videos and...

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Saturday Night Live blasts Toronto mayor Rob Ford (Video)

Saturday Night Live blasts Toronto mayor Rob Ford (Video)

By | November 17, 2013 at 10:08 am | No comments

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and The Colbert Report have been having their fun with embattled Toronto mayor Rob Ford. You've no doubt been following the news of his crack use and subsequent apology tour, which has done him more harm than good. So, naturally it was Saturday...

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