The '30 Rock' creator opened up on David Tennant's new podcast about the state of 'SNL' and their role in America's political divide.
An Oscar winner and a Marvel superhero will help bring Saturday Night Live‘s 44th season to a close. Emma Thompson and Paul Rudd have been tapped to host the NBC sketchfest’s May 11 and May 18 episodes, respectively. Thompson, who will be making her SNL hosting debut, will be promoting her upcoming comedy flick Late […]
BTS made history on Saturday night, becoming the first K-pop group to perform as a musical guest on "Saturday Night Live." The boy band sensation performed songs from its newly released album “Map of the Soul: Persona." The K-pop group’s performance was highly anticipated, with passionate fans — coined “The Army” — reportedly camped out […]
Emma Stone returned to Studio 8H on Saturday for her fourth stint as Saturday Night Live host — and her Birdman co-star Michael Keaton made an appearance, too. Keaton appeared in Saturday’s cold open as WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who was arrested on Thursday for allegedly conspiring to hack a Pentagon computer network. In the sketch, Keaton’s […]
Adam Sandler is returning to the show that turned him into a household name in the mid '90s. On May 4, Sandler will return to "SNL" to make his hosting debut, alongside musical guest Shawn Mendes. Sandler joined the show as a writer in 1990 and was in the cast from 1991 to 95, creating […]
President Trump tweeted his reaction to the latest episode of "Saturday Night Live" — which happened to be a rerun. Many pointed out his apparent forgetfulness, leading with Leslie Jones of "SNL."
"Saturday Night Live" aired last October a sketch about a pumpkin patch where the employees, much to the consternation of the proprietor, engage in sexual intercourse with the product. "The Pumpkin Patch" was lewd, funny, and seasonally appropriate. But according to Nick Ruggia and Ryan Hoffman, it was something else — theft. Ruggia and Hoffman […]
Catholic officials in New York City demanded on Monday an apology from"Saturday Night Live" and NBC for Pete Davidson's "disgraceful and offensive"jab at the church in a bit involving R
Idris Elba played the "Impossible Hulk" in a "Saturday Night Live" take on the"Incredible Hulk," morphing into a white woman when he gets really, reallyangry
Following December’s extraordinarily specific Weezer sketch, 'Saturday Night Live' is now targeting another niche music market: Mika fans.
The president calls the media "the enemy of the people" after Alec Baldwin's latest skit on "Saturday Night Live."
Pete Davidson joined “Weekend Update” anchors Colin Jost and Michael Che for the “Saturday Night Live” news segment’s first installment of 2019 to do two important things: 1) reassure “SNL” viewers he’s OK after the cryptic suicide threat he made on social media last month and 2) give a film review with John Mulaney. “I’m great,” Davidson told Jost and Che. “As you know, I’ve had a really crazy month and I want to talk about something that matters a lot to me.” “Mental health?” Jost asked. “No, the new Clint Eastwood movie, ‘The Mule,'” Davidson replied. And there to help him open up about the 2018 drama was former “SNL” writer Mulaney, who Davidson has been hanging out with a lot recently. Also Read: 'SNL': Alec Baldwin's Trump Plays 'Deal or No Deal: Government Shutdown Edition' With Congress (Video) “I’ve been spending time with Pete to show him you can have a life in comedy that is not insane,” Mulaney said. “A sober, domestic life.” “Yeah, and after observing John’s life, I publicly threatened suicide,” Davidson joked, while laughing and getting the “Update” studio audience to chuckle too. “I’m sorry, I know I shouldn’t make that joke. It is funny though,” he added, while laughing some more. Mulaney then turned to Davidson and said, “Pete, look at me, look me in the eye. You are loved by many and we are glad you are OK. Now back to ‘The Mule.'” Also Read: 'Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' Star Rachel Brosnahan to Host First 'SNL' of 2019 Then Davidson and Mulaney launched into a review of their new favorite obsession: “The greatest, weirdest, most bananas movie ever made about a 90-year-old drug mule.” Davidson appeared for a few sketches Saturday night, including the cold open, in which he played a Clemson football player who manages to end the government shutdown during a game of “Deal or No Deal” with Alec Baldwin’s Trump. Watch the video above. Read original story ‘SNL': Pete Davidson Addresses Suicide Threat – And Reviews ‘The Mule’ With John Mulaney (Video) At TheWrap
Leslie Jones is not happy with Tuesday’s announcement that Sony is planning another “Ghostbusters” sequel, which will ignore the 2016 female-driven revival in which she starred. “So insulting,” she wrote in a tweet Saturday, adding that it’s like the version she starred in “dint [sic] count.” “It’s like something trump would do,” she tweeted. “(Trump voice) ‘Gonna redo ghostbusteeeeers, better with men, will be huge. Those women ain’t ghostbusteeeeers’ ugh so annoying. Such a d–k move. And I don’t give f–k I’m saying something!!” See the tweet at the bottom. Also Read: Ghostbusters Are Back in First Teaser for Jason Reitman's Sequel (Video) After a day of additional discussion, Jones followed up her initial tweet with another on Sunday clarifying her stance that a new movie will make it appear as though “boys are better” than a female version if it ends up making more money than the 2016 “Ghostbusters.” She also admitted that she could have chosen different words to express her opinion. “It’s very sad that this is response I get,” Jones tweeted. “When the point is if they make this new one with all men and it does well which it will. It might feel that ‘boys are better’ it makes my heart drop. Maybe I could have use different words but I’m allowed to have my feelings just like them Jason Reitman has co-written a screenplay with Gil Kenan and will direct the new sequel to the original “Ghostbusters,” which was directed by Reitman’s father, Ivan Reitman in 1984, as well as the 1989 sequel. Also Read: Funny or Die Mashes Up 'Ghostbusters' With Jake Gyllenhaal's 'Velvet Buzzsaw' (Video) Described as “the next chapter” in the story started by the 1984 original, it will involve the passing of a torch to a new generation of paranormal investigators. The new film will have no connection to the 2016 film directed by Paul Feig that starred Kristin Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones. The as-yet untitled film will go into production this summer for release in summer 2020. It’s very sad that this is response I get.When the point is if they make this new one with all men and it does well which it will. It might feel that “boys are better”it makes my heart drop. Maybe I could have use different words but I’m allowed to have my feelings just like them — Leslie Jones ???? (@Lesdoggg) January 20, 2019 Read original story Leslie Jones Calls ‘Ghostbusters’ Sequel ‘Insulting’ and ‘a D— Move’ At TheWrap
Two years after she moved Pharrell Williams to tears, folk-pop singer Maggie Rogers is releasing her debut album "Heard It in a Past Life," out Friday.
James McAvoy has been lined up as host of the next “Saturday Night Live.” The “Glass” star will make his “SNL” hosting debut with the Jan. 26 episode of the NBC live sketch show. He will be joined by rapper Meek Mill as musical guest. McAvoy’s episode will be the show’s second following its winter hiatus, with “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” star Rachel Brosnahan set to host this Saturday’s episode alongside musical guest Greta Van Fleet. Also Read: 'Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' Star Rachel Brosnahan to Host First 'SNL' of 2019 Mark your calendars ???? James McAvoy and @MeekMill are coming to #SNL! pic.twitter.com/3QggOqHkop — Saturday Night Live – SNL (@nbcsnl) January 14, 2019 The 44th season of “SNL” has already made multiple political waves. The premiere episode featured a special guest appearance by Matt Damon, playing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, and musical guest Kanye West wearing a “Make America Great Again” hat on stage and giving a pro-Donald Trump speech that didn’t air. In its final episode before Christmas, “SNL” brought back Alec Baldwin as President Donald Trump for a cold open sketch parodying “It’s a Wonderful Life,” dubbed “It’s a Wonderful Trump.” In this version of the story, Baldwin’s Trump feels despondent about the way his presidency is going and wishes that he had never become president. He’s led on this journey by Clarence, played by “SNL” regular Kenan Thompson. “Saturday Night Live” is produced in association with Broadway Video. The creator and executive producer is Lorne Michaels. Read original story ‘Glass’ Star James McAvoy to Host ‘Saturday Night Live’ At TheWrap
"Saturday Night Live" is about to get marvelous. Rachel Brosnahan, the star of the Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning Amazon series "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel," is set to host the Jan. 19 episode of the NBC sketch comedy series. This will mark Brosnahan's first time hosting the show. Greta Van Fleet will make their debut as musical […]
Just over two months after receiving a pipe bomb in the mail from a Trump supporter, Robert De Niro is doubling down on his criticism of the president. “When you see someone like [Trump] becoming president, I thought, well, OK, let’s see what he does — maybe he’ll change,” De Niro told The Guardian in an interview published Sunday. The actor told the newspaper he believes Trump is a white supremacist, and when asked if he also thinks the president is a fascist, he answered, “I guess that’s what it leads to.
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