BP Spoof Video is Runaway Hit for UCB Website

By Jake Coyle AP Entertainment Writer NEW YORK – The most memorable comedic take on the oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico hasn’t come from ‘Saturday Night Live,’ ‘The Daily Show‘ or a late-night monologue. Instead, a cheaply made video by an unlikely New York improv troupe has created the only commentary that […]

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SNL Won’t Fire “F-Bomb” Cast Member

NBC says it will not fire Jenny Slate, the new ‘Saturday Night Live‘ comedian who uttered the “F” word live on the air on Saturday’s telecast. NBC spokesperson Sharon Pannozzo said there was “no truth to firing conjecture,” adding that Slate, a new hire, “will not be fired.” In the skit, Slate chats with another […]

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‘SNL’ Adds Two to Cast for Fall Season

Jake Coyle (AP) NEW YORK – ‘Saturday Night Live’ will begin its fall season with two new cast members. A person close to the show confirmed that Jenny Slate and Nasim Pedrad (NAH’-seem PEH’-drad) have joined the show. The person requested anonymity because NBC has not made an official announcement. Both comedians have connections to […]

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