Live From New York!, which opened the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival on Wednesday, wastes no time addressing Saturday Night Live's stubborn slowness to bring more diversity to the 30 Rock stage. Bao Nguyen's documentary quickly dives in to SNL's gender politics through interviews with female players and writers. Julia Louis-Dreyfus, who [...]
The SNL alum laments over America's unique brand of violence In an interview on The HuffPo Show, comedian and Saturday Night Live alum Dan Aykroyd expressed his admiration for first responders, including firefighters and police officers, before lamenting the proliferation of guns in the U.S. Show More Summary
This week's encore episode of Saturday Night Live with host J.K. Simmons and musical guest D'Angelo averaged a 1.2 adults 18-49 rating
In an interview on The HuffPo Show, comedian and Saturday Night Live alum Dan Aykroyd expressed his admiration for first responders, including firefighters and police officers, before lamenting the proliferation of guns in the U.S. saying, “America is flat-out gun crazy.” In a...
For the past four years, Kate McKinnon has emerged as one of the MVPs of "Saturday Night Live." She's shown a terrific range of celebrity impressions and musical talent, with no fear about how far she'll go. With Hillary Clinton having...Show More Summary
In celebration of National High-Five Day, Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign team took to Facebook with an animation of Kate McKinnon, her doppelgänger on "Saturday Night Live."
TIME Magazine released its twelfth-annual TIME 100 today, a list of the 100 most influential people in the world. Saturday Night Live creator Lorne Michaels, movie stars Kevin Hart and Amy Schumer, comedic playwright and feminist Jill...Show More Summary
Bruce Jenner is still fair game on Saturday Night Live. "Nothing is really off limits if we have a take on it that I think is original and funny," creator Lorne Michaels told Entertainment Tonight at a Wednesday screening of the new SNL documentary Live from New York. Show More Summary
Wednesday night Bao Nguyen’s documentary “Live From New York!,” which looks back on 40 years of “Saturday Night Live,” opened the 14th annual Tribeca Film Festival. A moving moment for the audience was when the film touched on the first “SNL” show following 9/11. Show More Summary
The Tribeca Film Festival kicked off Wednesday night with the world premiere of “Live From New York!,” a documentary which looks back on 40 years of “Saturday Night Live” history. The film, directed by Bao Nguyen, was full of revealing moments through interviews with the show’s creator, Lorne Michaels, and the “Not Ready For Primetime” alums. Show More Summary
Live from New York … it's Jason Sudeikis! The former Saturday Night Live cast member appears in "The Tourists," a 45-second video from BBDO promoting AT&T's sponsorship of the Tribeca Film Festival, which runs through April 26 (and features three movies starring Sudeikis). Show More Summary
The Tribeca Film Festival kicked off Wednesday night at the Beacon Theatre with the premiere of the 40th anniversary “Saturday Night Live” documentary “Live From New York!” followed by a short concert from Ludacris, who had nothing to...Show More Summary
The "Saturday Night Live" front lines formed the cornerstone of the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival's opening night on Wednesday, with a number of current cast members on hand for the premiere of the documentary "Live From New York!" A delightful...Show More Summary
There's a reason why it's live from New York, as the opening night of the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival made clear: New York really, really loves Saturday Night Live. A large portion of the last few months has already been spent feting the venerable sketch comedy series and its 40th birthday,...
When the Tribeca Film Festival announced this year’s opening night selection was Live From New York!, a documentary about the history and impact of Saturday Night Live, your correspondent felt a mixture of excitement and concern — the...Show More Summary
The new documentary "Live From New York!" chronicles the undying cultural relevance of "Saturday Night Live," a sketch comedy show that simply wouldn't be the same without its DNA of political satire. The film's director Bao Nguyen and...Show More Summary
"Live From New York!" explores the show's early years and follows its evolution from a cult comedy show into a cultural phenomenon. Archival footage is paired with stolen moments and exclusive commentary from "SNL" legends, journalists, hosts, and crew members influenced by the comedy giant. Show More Summary
The director Bao Nguyen discusses "Live From New York!," his documentary about "Saturday Night Live" opening the Tribeca Film Festival.
Each Saturday, a few hours before Saturday Night Live airs each new episode on NBC, the network's website hosts Saturday Night Line, a web series companion that features the long-running sketch show's cast members as they interact with fans. Show More Summary
Mr. Gyllenhaal will star opposite Ellen Greene and Taran Killam of "Saturday Night Live" in the concert production of the sci-fi musical.