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Is Abby Elliott Departing Saturday Night Live?

Abby Elliot, Saturday Night Live

Saturday Night Live may be losing another cast member.

Abby Elliott is nearing a deal to star in the Fox comedy pilot Ben Fox is My Manny, Entertainment Weekly reports.

From Couples Retreat writer Dana Fox, the project centers on an uptight single mom (Elliott) who moves in with her laid-back... read more

SNL Pays Tribute to Whitney Houston, Zooey Deschanel Has a Dance Party with Jean Dujardin

Zooey Deschanel, Saturday Night Live

The tragic death of Whitney Houston went unmentioned during Saturday Night Live, but the variety show paid silent tribute by going to commercial with a picture of the pop star with Molly Shannon from a 1996 Mary Katherine Gallagher sketch. (Strange timing: Up All Night star and former cast member Maya Rudolph, who did a Houston impression when she was on the show, is hosting next week.)

Host Zooey Deschanel opened the show with her ukulele to perform a humorous song about that guy who forgets Valentine's Day and tries to cover it up with Happy Birthday balloons, an old copy of USA Today and an 11:15 "reservation" at Olive Garden... read more

VIDEO: The Muppets, Paul Rudd and Olivia Wilde Crash Jason Segel's SNL Party

In case anyone had any doubt what Jason Segel was promoting on Saturday Night Live, the How I Met Your Mother star wasted no time in bringing out his colorful co-stars from The Muppets movie. During his monologue, Segel decided to sing about how he couldn't believe he's hosting SNL, when Kermit, Miss Piggy and the gang hijacked his song and assumed that they were all hosting the show together as a group... read more

VIDEO: Anna Faris Meets Her Match, Channels Sailor Moon on Saturday Night Live

Anna Faris, Saturday Night Live

Anna Faris met her match when she hosted Saturday Night Live for the second time. While fielding questions about the Greek financial crisis and which religion is the best in the world, Faris came face to face with audience member, look-alike and kindred spirit Hannah Garis (Abby Elliot) — sporting the same haircut, same dress and same slightly air-headed disposition... read more

Helen Mirren Brings Her Magical Bosom to Saturday Night Live

Helen Mirren

Helen Mirren was certainly game during her first hosting gig  on Saturday Night Live. The Dame let castmate Nasim Pedrad feel her up and later shared a steamy liplock with Abby Elliot.

This week's digital short focused entirely on Mirren's "magical bosom." When Mirren allowed Pedrad  to touch her breasts, she received visions of everything from the inspirational sports movie Rudy to Neil Armstrong's walk on the moon in 1969. Nasim even sees Jesus (played by Andy Samberg), who calmly explained that the Oscar winner's breasts "exist in... read more

Zach Galifianakis Hangs Over Saturday Night Live

Zach Galifianakis

Burly, bearded Zach Galifianakis began his Saturday Light Live monologue with some one-liners and impressions that included "the guy from Queens who's obsessed with cargo shorts," and ended up dressed like Little Orphan Annie singing "Tomorrow" with a complement of scrawled messages a la an old Bob Dylan video.

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Jeff Bridges Takes on The Dude Comparisons on SNL

Jeff Bridges

Jeff Bridges returned to host Saturday Night Live, noting it was the first time since 1983. Bridges, who received a SAG nomination for his performance in the latest Coen brothers movie, True Grit, used the monologue to poke fun at his role in an earlier Coen brothers film: The Dude, from The Big Lebowski.

Though Bridges denied any similarities, even the Cookie Monster from Sesame Street joined him on stage and called him The Dude. Bridges and the Cookie Monster — who had... read more

De Niro in Drag for Saturday Night Live

Robert De Niro

During his hosting gig on Saturday Night Live, two-time Oscar winner Robert De Niro got laughs by dressing in drag and grinding with Diddy. In the sketch, De Niro plays the mother of up-and-coming "rapper" known as ... read more

Elisabeth Moss Files for Divorce From Fred Armisen

Elisabeth Moss, Fred Armisen

Elisabeth Moss has filed for divorce from husband Fred Armisen after eight months, Entertainment Tonight reports.

The Mad Men star, 28, lists the couple's date of separation as... read more

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