The presidential race is getting heated (okay, has been), which means it’s time for cooler heads to prevail. To that end, Will Forte brought back Tim Calhoun, his awkwardly gesticulating Saturday Night Live character, on The Tonight Show last night. Show More Summary
The only thing better than watching Game of Thrones? Watching Game of Thrones with Saturday Night Live's Leslie Jones it seems. This is Game of Jones. Jones, who will appear on the...
Just in time for Sunday's big Season 6 finale, relive last week's Game of Thrones alongside Late Night host Seth Meyers and Saturday Night Live's Leslie Jones. Watch Jones — who frequently live-tweets GoT — guide Meyers through episode...Show More Summary
“A cat is a treasure you hold with your heart... Cats have paws, claws, and zero flaws,” begins a Saturday Night Live “commercial” for “Whiskers R We,” starring a sanguine, white-haired cat rescuer named Barbara DeDrew.Wearing turtleneck sweaters and pleated pants, DeDrew — played by Kate McKinnon — and ... More »
Amy Poehler’s been good for NBC. Her stint on Saturday Night Live coincided with one of the show’s regular periods of resurgence, and her Parks And Recreation evolved from a low-performing Office imitator into one of the network’s flagship hits. Show More Summary
The flying carpet ride scene from Disney’s 1992 animated musical Aladdin is such an iconic, memorable movie moment that it’s already been the basis for two complete sketches on Saturday Night Live: this one and this one. Then there’s this parody from Family Guy and this one from Robot Chicken. Show More Summary
"Saturday Night Live" alum Ana Gasteyer joins Kathie Lee and Hoda to talk about the Netflix series "Lady Dynamite," on which she plays a fearsome Hollywood talent agent. Asked if the character is based on anyone in real life, Gasteyer replies, "Anyone who didn't sign me." (Run time: 3:15)
How the Saturday Night Live star becomes the Donald. 1. The Mind-set “We call it ‘Trump Vision.’ You see it in Tom Brady, Derek Jeter: people who expect things to work out for them. I bought a book called Learned Optimism, by Martin Seligman, and after I read it, I knew what ... More »
Fred Armisen showed off his impressive skills at doing regional accents from around the world during a recent appearance on Conan. He also talked about hosting the season finale of Saturday Night Live. Back in 2014 Fred demonstrated a variety of New York City neighborhood accents during a benefit. Help Laughing Squid grow with a […]
Mike O’Brien was a writer on Saturday Night Live for seven seasons and a featured player for one, but arguably his most distinctive, memorable project remains 7 Minutes In Heaven, the hyper-awkward celebrity interview series he began in 2011. Show More Summary
The stand-up comic and Saturday Night Live star explains how to immediately get the audience on your side.
The Emmys divided the variety category into talk shows and sketch series last year, essentially booting “Saturday Night Live” – the only perennial variety nominee that wasn’t a talk show – into its own division. And yet, “SNL” lost the sketch Emmy to the much funnier “Inside Amy Schumer,” which...
This article originally appeared in Vulture. Once upon a time, when TV shows parodied other TV shows, they usually did it in small doses. Saturday Night Live or Sesame Street would devote a single sketch to a riff on Homeland or MadShow More Summary
Fox’s original MADtv run never had the critical acclaim or mainstream popularity of Saturday Night Live, but the show ran for 14 seasons and managed to pull together a surprising number of a performers who have gone on to do some pretty big stuff in the years since. Show More Summary
Looking back at what our contributors thought about season one, episode one of Saturday Night Live, Cheers, 30 Rock, and more. All in the Family “All in the Family does not have the explicitness of satire. Instead, it attempts to take a complete orthodox television idea — the family group ... More »
Charna Halpern — who, with the Chicago improv pioneer Del Close, devised a seminal improv technique — is a crucial conduit to “Saturday Night Live.”
During an appearance on "Saturday Night Live," Miley Cyrus used her comedic chops to tackle sexism in the workplace. In a sketch that was cut for time and parodied '80s sitcoms, Cyrus teamed up with cast member Aidy Bryant to becomeShow More Summary
Jay Pharoah, stand-up comic and Saturday Night Live star, describes how he brings his impression of actors like Denzel Washington to the mainstream.
Larry David & HBO Revive CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM!! Read the full article on AICN I am – Hercules!! Following a season playing Bernie Sanders as an unofficial cast member of “Saturday Night Live,” Larry David is headed back to HBO to write...Show More Summary
Worried that there won't be enough Larry David in the world when Saturday Night Live stops having him on the show to impersonate Bernie Sanders? Stop worrying. Actually, keep worrying—because there's no better way to show your appreciation...Show More Summary