“Saturday Night Live” took aim at two icons of the right wing — Rush Limbaugh and Sarah Palin — as Jonah Hill guest-hosted the show on NBC.
“SNL” slips in a subtle “tribute” to Whitney Houston, and then it was on with the show as Zooey Deschanel did her first-ever guest-hosting stint.
For better or for worse, any discussion of Daniel Radcliffe’s guest-hosting stint this weekend on “Saturday Night Live” has to begin with Harry Potter. Radcliffe addressed the topic right away in his monologue as he realized there was no way the writers and cast of “SNL” would let him escape his Harry Potter past. However, […]
Even though he claims to be mystified about what works on “SNL”, let’s face it: Lorne Michaels clearly knows what he’s doing.
Alec Baldwin turned up in a surprise appearance on “Saturday Night Live” in a comedy bit in which he played an American Airlines pilot who “apologized” to him for the way the airline booted him from a flight last week. And it was Baldwin himself who played the mustachioed pilot — “Capt. Steve Rogers” — […]
Former “SNL” star Maya Rudolph made a surprise appearance and cast regular Vanessa Bayer turned in one of her smash Miley Cyrus impressions in a sketch that emerged as our favorite on “Saturday Night Live” this weekend on NBC. Rudolph — now seen in the NBC sitcom “Up All Night” with Will Arnett and Christina […]
“Saturday Night Live” tried to derive comedy from last week’s sordid sex allegations at Penn State and the related fall-out that resulted from it. If nothing else, the segment, which was part of “Weekend Update” on Saturday night’s show on NBC, demonstrated just how difficult it can be to deal comedically with a situation where […]
Even though rumors were running rampant that Eddie Murphy would make a surprise visit to “Saturday Night Live” to support his “Tower Heist” co-star, guest host Ben Stiller, the former “SNL” cast member didn’t show. Neither did Tina Fey, who some hoped would reprise her Sarah Palin impression now that the former Alaska governor has […]
Leave it to “SNL” to deftly and hilariously mock the mass confusion surrounding Netflix’s recent changes. In the clip below – which was cut from Saturday’s show due to time constraints – Netflix CEO Reed Hastings (a goateed Jason Sudeikis) and DVD operations boss Andy Rendich (a goateed Fred Armisen) try to make sense of […]
The 37th season premiere of “Saturday Night Live” was notable for two reasons: 1) a trim and energetic Alec Baldwin made his 16th hosting appearance, setting a record he previously shared with Steve Martin, and 2) Radiohead sang a couple of new tunes. Other than that? Things haven’t really changed much. The cast is pretty […]