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The 'Empire' Inspired 'SNL' Sketch Took On The Trump Family

While fans can always count on Saturday Night Live to feature politically-tinged comedy during the show's cold open or during Weekend Update, the show has snuck in a few extra digs at the country's political world in new, surprising ways. One…
By Jack O'Keeffe

'SNL's Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Impression Had One Key Difference From Past Parodies

Saturday Night Live is famous for its political impressions, and now, it's added arguably 2018's biggest new name in American politics. A sketch based on the MSNBC morning talk show Morning Joe brought out cast member Melissa Villaseñor to play the…
By Jack O'Keeffe

Here's Everything We Know About Miley Cyrus' New Music Coming REALLY Soon

Miley Cyrus was once one of the biggest names in teen pop thanks to her Disney Channel hit Hannah Montana. Then, Cyrus grew out of that persona and produced some of the most well-known songs of the decade. From "Party In the USA" to "We Can't Stop,"…
By Alani Vargas

Pete Davidson Apologized To Dan Crenshaw On ‘SNL’

Comedians, in general, are supposed to "punch up," lampooning government officials, kings, queens, and those generally just in a position of power. Sometimes, though, a joke just doesn't land, and in that case, if it truly offends, an apology is…
By Lindsay Denninger

Robert DeNiro & Kate McKinnon Did The Best Adele Cover On ‘SNL’

Saturday Night Live's cold opens usually follow the biggest political story of the week, but in our 24/7 news cycle, it seems like it's hard to figure out which one to focus on. Luckily, this week was easy — Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigned…
By Lindsay Denninger

Steve Carell Is Going To Host 'SNL' For A Must-See Episode For 'The Office' Fans

On Nov. 7, it was announced that Steve Carell will be hosting Saturday Night Live's Nov. 17 episode, marking the former Office star's third time headlining the long-running sketch comedy series, according to Deadline. Despite taking on the duty…
By Nina Bradley

Here's What Kenan Thompson Thinks About That Controversial Pete Davidson 'SNL' Joke

Pete Davidson has been subject to lots of flak this week after making an inappropriate "joke" about Republican congressional candidate Dan Crenshaw during the weekend's Saturday Night Live episode. Almost two days later, SNL veteran Kenan Thompson…
By Emily Mae Czachor

Twitter Was Torn Over Kenan Thompson As Bill Cosby On ‘SNL’

Saturday Night Live has never been a stranger to controversial topics, but a sketch during the Oct. 13 episode this season divided audiences by presenting a light-hearted impression of a convicted criminal. Kenan Thompson's impression of Bill Cosby…
By Jack O'Keeffe

Taran Killam's Take On How Lorne Michaels Wanted 'SNL' To Treat Donald Trump Is A Real Bummer

Donald Trump's 2015 episode of Saturday Night Live has been a source of controversy since the day it was announced. Finally, three years later, fans are getting a bit more insight into just what the heck happened there. SNL alum Taran Killam claimed…
By Sophy Ziss

Kenan Thompson's Latest Response To Kanye's 'SNL' Rant Is Really On-Point

By now, most people with access to the internet have probably seen — or at least heard about — Kanye West's impromptu, and ultimately unaired, Saturday Night Live rant from the show's season premiere. More than a week later, seasoned members of the…
By Emily Mae Czachor

Awkwafina Played Sandra Oh In A 'Saturday Night Live' Sketch That You Need To See

It's been a year since the Harvey Weinstein story broke, and Saturday Night Live commented on the anniversary of the #MeToo movement with a funny, but pointed sketch. On Saturday, SNL's film panel sketch got real about the #MeToo movement and…
By Mary Kate McGrath

Awkwafina's 'Saturday Night Live' Promo Proves She Is So Ready For Her Hosting Debut

The second episode of the Saturday Night Live season will be hosted by rapper-actor-all-around-gem Awkwafina, and it looks like it's going to be an extremely on-brand night for her. Awkwafina's Saturday Night Live promo proves she's more than ready…
By Sophy Ziss

Pete Davidson's 'SNL' Joke About Swapping Ariana Grande's Birth Control Is Sparking Backlash

Pete Davidson is known for the inappropriate jokes he makes on Saturday Night Live, but now, he may have taken things too far. On Saturday night's episode of SNL, Davidson joked about replacing Ariana Grande's birth control with Tic Tacs, and many…
By Nicole Pomarico

Ariana Grande Reportedly Canceled A ‘SNL’ Performance Because Of “Emotional Reasons”

The singer was supposedly all set to perform this weekend, but new reports suggest that Ariana Grande cancelled on Saturday Night Live for what are being described as "emotional reasons." The iconic series announced on Sep. 17 that Kanye West would…
By Alexis Rhiannon

Kenan Thompson's Potential New TV Show Could Mean Major Changes Are Ahead For 'SNL'

Saturday Night Live's longest-tenured cast member could be gone before too long. It's true that Kenan Thompson might be leaving SNL, but don't worry, he's not really going anywhere. On September 21, Deadline broke the news that NBC is developing a…
By Sophy Ziss

Adam Driver Will Host The 'Saturday Night Live' Season 44 Premiere

Fall TV season is almost here, and that doesn't just include your favorite dramas and sitcoms. The Saturday Night Live premiere lineup is here, too, and fans already have plenty of opinions about the upcoming episode. The show's 44th season will…
By Meghan DeMaria

Kenan Thompson Wants Ariana Grande To Return To 'SNL' & Honestly, Same

It feels like we're all a part of Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson's super public relationship, but that's not really the case. Yes, fans (and haters) have lots to say about every move they make, but there are very few people with personal insight.…
By Marenah Dobin

Leslie Jone's Birthday Video Will Make You Want To Immediately Start Dancing

Everyone who watches Saturday Night Live is already well aware of the fact that Leslie Jones is an all-around treasure. And if you follow the comedian on Twitter, you'd know that her hilarity isn't just reserved for skits. As seen in one of her…
By Stephanie Downs

You Need To Check Out Ashlee Simpson's Comments On THAT 'Saturday Night Live' Performance

Ashlee Simpson hasn't released new music in years, and she doesn't often talk about her early 2000s fame, the fame that brought her reality show fame courtesy of MTV's The Ashlee Simpson Show, a hit record Autobiography (2004), and one disastrous,…
By Angelica Florio

The 'Forever' Trailer Reunited 'SNL' Stars Maya Rudolph & Fred Armisen In The CREEPIEST Way

The latest Saturday Night Live alumni reunion project isn't quite the laughing matter fans might expect. As seen in the new trailer for Maya Rudolph and Fred Armisen's Amazon Prime series Forever, they play an on-screen couple whose monotonous…
By Brad Witter