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VIDEO: SNL’s New “Weekend Update” Team Gets Off to a Shaky Start

Is the 40th season of Saturday Night Live going to be the worst one yet? There's a good chance, if Saturday's season premiere is any indication.

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Season 40, Episode 1
Chris Pratt hosts the season premiere of Saturday Night Live with musical guest Ariana Grande.

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America's premier sketch-comedy show returns for its 39th season LIVE from Studio 8H in New York City.  This season, the cast includes Vanessa Bayer, Aidy Bryant, Taran Killam, Kate McKinnon, Bobby Moynihan, Jay Pharoah, Cecily Strong, Kenan Thompson, featuring Beck Bennett, Michael Che, Pete Davidson, Colin Jost, Kyle Mooney, and Sasheer Zamata. Check out these selected sketches and segments from each of this season's episodes, so you can make every night a Saturday Night.

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Season 39, Episode 25
Sketches include Jay-Z and Solange Cold Open, Impressions Monologue, Camp Wicawabe, When Will The Bass Drop, Confident Hunchback, Weekend Update (Feat. Bruce Chandling, Nicholas Cage, and Paul Rudd), Kissing Family, Kimye Talk Show, Digital Short: Hugs, Legolas At Taco Bell, Blizzard Man, and Bvlgari. Check out these selected sketches and segments from each of this season's episodes, so you can make every night a Saturday Night.

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Season 39, Episode 24
Sketches include Michelle and Hillary Address Cold Open, Charlize Monologue, Mother's Day Game Show, Girlfriends Talk Show, Dragon Babies, Heshy, Weekend Update (featuring Drunk Uncle, and Barbara Walters), Bikini Beach Party, Pet Rescue Commercial, and Tourists. Check out these selected sketches and segments from each of this season's episodes, so you can make every night a Saturday Night.

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VIDEO: SNL’s New “Weekend Update” Team Gets Off to a Shaky Start

Is the 40th season of Saturday Night Live going to be the worst one yet? There's a good chance, if Saturday's season premiere is any indication.

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Top Videos: Chris Pratt’s SNL Promos, Ellen Page and Kate Mara in “Tiny Detectives”

This week, Saturday Night Live prepared to kick off its 40th season with new promos featuring host Chris Pratt, while former cast member Ana Gasteyer publicly apologized to Martha Stewart for impersonating her on national TV. Girls star Lena Dunham offered advice in a new web series, and Jesse Tyler Ferguson auditioned for Dancing with the Stars. Also, a heated "raining"-versus-"sprinkling" debate erupted between two toddlers and ended in a physical assault (adorably). Check out those clips and more in our weekly roundup of the best online videos:

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11 Revealing Facts from Phil Hartman’s New Biography

It's been more than 16 years since comedian Phil Hartman — star of Saturday Night Live,The Simpsons and NewsRadio — was shot to death in his bed by his wife Brynn, who later turned the gun on herself. His murder sent shockwaves through Hollywood, stunning both those who knew him personally and those who were only familiar with the characters he played on TV.

In the new biography You Might Remember Me: The Life and Times of Phil Hartman, author Mike Thomas delves into the life and death of Hartman, from his humble upbringing in Canada through (an exhaustive examination of) his final, fateful hours. The book also reveals the tumultuous nature of the Hartmans' marriage, offering details that seem chillingly ominous in retrospect.

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Is Kenan Thompson Leaving SNL After This Season?

Saturday Night Live's current most senior performer may be heading for the exit.

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Which Former Saturday Night Live Cast Member Has Been Named the New Announcer?

Former Saturday Night Live cast member Darrell Hammond will return to Studio 8H as the show's new announcer, NBC has announced. He'll begin the new gig at the start of the upcoming season.

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Premiered: October 11, 1975, on NBC
Rating: TV-14
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Premise: Landmark, Emmy-winning satire from an ever-changing company of 'Not Ready for Prime Time Players' who rode the variety show to fame, including (to name just a few of its celebrated grads) Eddie Murphy, Dana Carvey, Chevy Chase, Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Al Franken and Mike Myers. From its debut, with Andy Kaufman's memorably bizarre rendition of the 'Mighty Mouse' theme, through John Belushi's Samurai and Gilda Radner's Roseanne Roseannadanna, 'SNL' forever changed the landscape of TV comedy.

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