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Kenan Thompson Blames SNL's Diversity Issue on Lack of Talented Black Comediennes

Kenan Thompson

When Saturday Night Live announced this season's six new cast members, many were shocked to see that the sketch comedy show  would be devoid of a black female cast member for the sixth year in a row.

In a world where we have a black First Lady and pop culture is defined by Scandal, Rihanna, Oprah, Nicki Minaj and Beyonce, this is... read more

Maya Rudolph Welcomes Fourth Child

Maya Rudolph

Maya Rudolph and her boyfriend, There Will Be Blood writer-director Paul Thomas Anderson, have welcomed their fourth child together, Us Weekly reports.

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The Best Possible SNL Cast Replacements

John Mulaney, Nicole Byer

Listen up, Lorne Michaels! The fall season's almost here and we still haven't heard a peep about who's going to replace Saturday Night Live cast members Jason SudeikisBill HaderFred Armisen and the soon-to-depart Seth Meyers.

So if you're having trouble making up your mind on who to hire, let me help you out.

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Kristen Wiig Returns to SNL: Which Characters Did She Resurrect?

Saturday Night Live

Kristen Wiig hosted Saturday Night Live this week, returning to the stage for the first time since leaving the show "11 months and 30 days ago," as she noted in her opening monologue. The Bridesmaids star resurrected several of the characters she made famous, including Gilly, the Target lady, Garth and Kat (with Fred Armisen), and Dooneese (the creepy lady with baby hands and a huge forehead). She also brought with her Jonah Hill and her real-life BFF (and Bridesmaids co-star) Maya Rudolph. Watch some of the night's best sketches below:

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Inside the Demise of NBC's Once-Promising Comedy Up All Night

Up All Night

NBC's Up All Night should have been a hit. The show came with a strong comedy pedigree: It starred Christina Applegate, Will Arnett and Maya Rudolph and was produced by Saturday Night Live don Lorne Michaels. At the center was what seemed to be a relatable premise for the young adults watching the network's upscale comedies: a hip, young couple adjusts to life with a baby.

But two years after creator Emily Spivey shot the pilot (then called Alpha Mom), Up All Night is all but gone, suffering the death of a thousand tinkers. A heavily touted plan to morph the show into a multi-camera sitcom is now mostly abandoned, and some of the outlandish ideas bandied about for the revamp (including one idea involving rock star... read more

Pilot Season: Up All Night's Will Arnett Joins CBS' Greg Garcia Comedy

Will Arnett

Get ready to say goodbye to Up All Night.

Will Arnett has been cast as the lead in CBS' unauthorized Greg Garcia comedy, TVGuide.com has learned.

Get the latest pilot season scoop

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Report: Maya Rudolph Is Pregnant; NBC Weighs Scrapping Up All Night

Maya Rudolph, Christina Applegate, Will Arnett

NBC is considering scrapping its struggling sitcom Up All Night, in the wake of star Christina Applegate's departure and news that Maya Rudolph is pregnant, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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Christina Applegate Leaving Retooled Up All Night

Christina Applegate

Ahead of several big creative changes behind the scenes, Christina Applegate is leaving Up All Night after two seasons.

"It's been a great experience working on Up All Night, but the show has taken a different creative direction and I decided it was best for me to... read more

Keck's Exclusives First Look: Up All Night's Wedding Flashback

Up All Night

Get ready to see the wild 2004 wedding of Up All Night's Reagan (Christina Applegate) and Chris (Will Arnett), courtesy of a flashback that will air December 13.

The episode also... read more

TV’s Sophomore Class Report: Which Shows Are Working? Which Are Slumping?

Emily VanCamp, Simon Cowell, Zooey Deschanel

Oh, how the mighty have fallen. Or have they? That's the question facing several high-profile series entering their sophomore seasons this year. Is New Girl as charming as when we first met her? Did Simon Cowell's complete X Factor overhaul actually pay off? Read on to find out how the sophomore class is shaping up thus far, and what some shows need to do to get back on track... read more

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