This weekend offers a double dose of everyone's favorite actress/writer/producer, with a new episode of "Girls" and a new "Saturday Night Live" hosted by Lena Dunham. Dunham sat down with NBC Today to reveal that she's a complete "SNL" fangirl, loves Tina Fey's Blerta "Girls" spoof, and to discuss about how she relates to Hannah. Show More Summary
The film "12 Years a Slave" is up for nine Oscars this year, with several nominees going to black artists involved in the film. But "Saturday Night Live" envisions that as rigorous as the audition process likely was for those portraying slaves, the caucasian actors who wanted parts probably had to face another awkward hurdle: Being politically correct during the auditions.
"Saturday Night Live" brought back 19th century critic Jebidiah Atkinson (Taran Killam), a new Weekend Update favorite, on this week's episode. This time, the bitchy reviewer took on the current crop of Oscar nominees. "I've been witness to every motion picture since the dawn of cinema, and I'm not impressed!" he exclaimed. Show More Summary
The same weekend Ellen DeGeneres hosts the Oscars for the third time, "Saturday Night Live" opened the show with an extended parody of the comedian's daytime talk show. "It's so good to see all your 42-year-old faces!" said Kate McKinnon as DeGeneres. Show More Summary
Alec Baldwin's goodbye from public life apparently extends to "Saturday Night Live." In an interview with Capital New York, writer Joe Hagan -- who was the "as told to" in Baldwin's first-person treatise on being famous for New YorkShow More Summary
On March 8, Lena Dunham has work, then a dinner thing, then an appearance on "Saturday Night Live." NBC announced on Tuesday that the "Girls" star will host "SNL" that night alongside musical guest The National. The episode will mark...Show More Summary
Years before one of Chris Farley's most beloved characters made its television debut on "Saturday Night Live," he performed it with writer Bob Odenkirk on the main stage at Chicago's Second City. In a video posted on Monday by The Second...Show More Summary
Column appears in Sunday's Philadelphia Inquirer "Caesar was a comedic God." -- Comedian Richard Lewis Long before Saturday Night Live, before Monty Python's Flying Circus, before Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In, a hulking colossus stalked across the 1950s television stage, creating a frenetic style of comedy that had never been seen before. Show More Summary
Vice President Joe Biden will help welcome Seth Meyers to the "Late Night" desk, appearing as a guests on the Saturday Night Live alum's first show. Meyers is taking over NBC's "Late Night" on Feb. 24, as former host Jimmy Fallon takes...Show More Summary
There's no doubt that race and comedy have been a hot topic lately, and though Saturday Night Live made significant changes to its staff after recent criticism, the show took its acknowledgement of race one step further by celebrating...Show More Summary
NBC announced the premiere week line-up for "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" and it is absolutely jam-packed with superstars. Of course, Fallon welcomes back fellow "Saturday Night Live" alums with Kristen Wiig and Will Ferrell,...Show More Summary
He may not yet be a household name, but Brooks Wheelan is a "Saturday Night Live" cast member who had one hell of a year. In a video montage that splices together footage from one second of his day for 365 days, Wheelan shows how heShow More Summary
"Saturday Night Live" star Kate McKinnon may have the most famous Ellen DeGeneres impression in the world, but when McKinnon stopped by Ellen's show on Wednesday, the talk show host wanted to ask her about another impersonation she does: Justin Bieber. "I really love Justin Bieber and I really wanted to do him just-ice," McKinnon joked. Show More Summary
The ongoing topic of diversity in comedy has led to significant changes in staffing on “Saturday Night Live,” and prompted various comedians to voice their opinions on the controversial debate. Jerry Seinfeld is the latest to add his...Show More Summary
THOMPSON STATION, Tenn. (AP) — Former "Saturday Night Live" cast member Victoria Jackson has filed to run as an independent candidate for a seat on a county commission outside Nashville, Tenn. Jackson, who calls herself a tea party conservative, moved to Thompson Station in Williamson County last year. Show More Summary
"Saturday Night Live" featured player Kyle Mooney is really good at doing awkward interviews. This weekend, "SNL" put his talent to use to see what random New Yorkers think about The Super Bowl... or something. Check out Kyle's impressive interviewing skills above and watch "SNL's" "Super Bowl Halftime Spectacular" below.
Whether or not you care about Valentine's Day, we can all agree that a stuffed bear dressed like a bee or a box of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle chocolates does not a Valentine's Day gift make. "Saturday Night Live" calls out all the last...Show More Summary
Black History month has just begun, but "Saturday Night Live" may have already written the most definitive song for February. Watch Jay Pharoah, Kenan Thompson, and Sasheer Zamata present "28 Reasons To Hug A Black Guy Today" above while a bevy of white-guilt stricken classmates (and a dance-happy Kate McKinnon) take it all in. Warning: it's pretty catchy.
Really?! It's Seth Meyers' last show already? That's right, "Saturday Night Live" said goodbye to their longtime writer and "Weekend Update" host, or as Amy Poehler put it, "the heart of this show for over a decade," on this weekend's...Show More Summary
It’s a little odd writing a “goodbye” essay about Seth Meyers when you take into account that we’re all about to get a whole lot more Seth Meyers in our lives once he leaves “Saturday Night Live" after the Feb. 1 broadcast. Perhaps that’s...Show More Summary