Melissa McCarthy to Host ‘Saturday Night Live’

The current queen of comedy Melissa McCarthy is set to host “Saturday Night Live” on April 6. This is the second time the “Bridesmaids” and “Mike & Molly” star has hosted the show in two years. [xfinity-record-button id=”8885992813767211112″ program_type=”series”] McCarthy earned rave reviews for her first hosting stint in October 2011, for hilarious sketches like […]

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Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen in "Portlandia" (Photo: Christopher Hornbecker/IFC)

Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein Talk ‘SNL,’ Possible ‘Portlandia’ Movie

After Kristen Wiig and Andy Samberg left “Saturday Night Live” last year, Fred Armisen also considered bidding the show adieu. “It’s something we all think about,” he says. “It’s the group you came in with.” But he’s not making any moves right now. Why? For starters, Armisen claims to lack the ability to plan ahead. […]

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Martin Short on Return to ‘SNL’: ‘I Don’t Get Scared Like I Used to’

NEW YORK (AP) — “Saturday Night Live” is welcoming two prominent up-and-comers to this week’s show. Guest hosting the special Christmas edition will be a brilliant Canadian-born comic, Martin Short. The musical guest? Breakout singer-songwriter Paul McCartney. “I think he’s from Europe,” Short ventured, tongue-in-cheek, at the mention of McCartney’s name. “People say he’s got […]

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