On Demand Today: ‘Killers,’ ‘MacGruber,’ ‘Loss of a Teardrop Diamond’

Comcast On Demand today premieres a handful of new movies that should pique your interest in some way, shape or form. You’ve got the action rom-com Killers, starring Katherine Heigl and Ashton Kutcher, right alongside the goofball comedy MacGruber, the last hurrah for Will Forte before leaving ‘Saturday Night Live.’ Then there’s an period drama […]

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MacGoner! Will Forte Exits ‘Saturday Night Live’

Will Forte will not be a part of the ‘Saturday Night Live‘ ensemble when NBC’s late-night sketch series premieres its 36th season on September 25. Betty White Scores Emmy Win For ‘SNL’ Hosting Gig The parting of the ways between Forte – whose most recent and memorable contribution to the ‘SNL’ oeuvre was his depiction […]

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Opening Today: Shrek Forever After, MacGruber

Here’s what’s opening today in theaters nationwide, and in selected cities. You’ve got a choice between the animated blockbuster franchise-ender Shrek Forever After or the Saturday Night Live’s latest attempt at turning a skit into a movie with MacGruber. Take a closer look at your cinematic options below. [iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/Shrek-Forever-After/148921/1490400531/Exclusive-Scene-1-HD/embed 580 476] Shrek Forever After […]

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‘MacGruber’ Tries to Overcome Stigma of ‘SNL’ Movies

By JAKE COYLE AP Entertainment Writer NEW YORK — When ‘Saturday Night Live‘ characters journey from sketch to screen, they often appear lost away from their live studio habitat. The first “SNL” movie, 1980’s ‘The Blues Brothers,’ was also the best, as anyone who recalls the “two honkies dressed like Hasidic diamond merchants” can attest. […]

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Elizabeth Banks on ’30 Rock’s Finale, Three-Ways with Paul Rudd (?!)

Our time with the delightful Elizabeth Banks on ‘30 Rock‘ might be nearing its end. As the May 20 season finale inches closer, Jack Donaghy (Alec Baldwin) needs to decide between two lovers – Banks’ CNBC reporter Avery Jessup or Julianne Moore’s Boston firecracker Nancy Donovan. Who will he chose? Which actress might be back […]

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‘SNL’ Stars On NBC-Owned Conan Gags: We’d ‘Never Want To Use Them’

Will Forte and Jason Sudeikis will be slipping into their ‘Saturday Night Live‘ characters of ESPN Classics sports commentators Greg Stink and Pete Twinkle to host Sunday night’s ‘SNL Presents: Sports All-Stars’  which will feature some of the more memorable sports-themed sketches in the show’s 35-year history. But those clips don’t figure to feature much […]

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Will Forte To Appear In Arrested Development Movie? Maebe

A funny thing happened during a conference call today with Arrested Development creator Mitch Hurwitz and Saturday Night Live cast member Will Forte: Hurwitz offered Forte a part in the still-developing Arrested Development movie. Hurwitz, who was on the call to promote his upcoming Fox series Sit Down, Shut Up, deflected questions as to what […]

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