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Meet Saturday Night Live's Newest Featured Player — Where Have We Seen Her Before?

Live from New York, it's Leslie Jones!

Saturday Night Live has promoted Jones, who joined the sketch show's writing staff in early 2014, to featured player, reports Deadline.com.

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Season 40, Episode 3
Bill Hader hosts Saturday Night Live with musical guest Hozier.

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Season 40, Episode 2
Sarah Silverman hosts Saturday Night Live with musical guest Maroon 5.

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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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Meet Saturday Night Live's Newest Featured Player — Where Have We Seen Her Before?

Live from New York, it's Leslie Jones!

Saturday Night Live has promoted Jones, who joined the sketch show's writing staff in early 2014, to featured player, reports Deadline.com.

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Report: American Music Awards Producers Say Sinead O'Connor Lied About Pope Duet

The American Music Awards producers say a duet between Sinead O'Connor and  Pope Francis was never going to happen.

In a lengthy post on her official website, O'Connor said that she was approached to perform at the American Music Awards — but that her invitation was rescinded after Dick Clark Productions couldn't get the Pope to agree to come on stage with her. According to TMZ, the producers say the singer's claims are completely made up.

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Saturday Night Live Books Prince and Chris Rock

Live from New York! It's Prince and Chris Rock!

NBC announced Tuesday that the Holy Purple One, and the comic famous for his impersonation of the music legend, will appear on Saturday Night Live on Nov. 1 as the musical guest and host, respectively.

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Watch Saturday Night Live's Moving Tribute to Jan Hooks, Bill Hader's Return as Stefon

Saturday Night Live paid tribute to former cast member Jan Hooks, who died last week at age 57, on Saturday's episode, with a gut-punching clip of her and former scene partner Phil Hartman in their "Love Is a Dream" short film.

Bill Hader returned to Studio 8H to host the show, and he wasn't the only familiar face who came back. He and his big-screen Skeleton Twins co-starKristen Wiig introduced the Hartman/Hooks sketch, and also teamed up for his opening monologue and a Hollywood Game Night parody sketch.

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Saturday Night Live Alum Jan Hooks Dies at 57

Jan Hooks, best known for her five-year run on Saturday Night Live, died Thursday morning in New York, TMZ.com reports. She was... read more

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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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