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.
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website, O'Connor said that she was approached to perform at the American Music Awards — but that her invitation was rescinded after Dick Clark Productions couldn't get the Pope to agree to come on stage with her.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.
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.
Kristen Wiig, Bill Hader
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.
Jan Hooks, best known for her five-year run on Saturday Night Live, died Thursday morning in New York, TMZ.com reports. She was...
Sarah Silverman, Cecily Strong, Sasheer Zamata
A Los Angeles comedy troupe is accusing Saturday Night Live of plagiarizing one of their sketches, CBS News reports.
Sarah Silverman opened up Saturday Night Live by answering some hilarious audience questions — from her 20-year-old self!
Silverman kicked off her monologue by making some jokes before grabbing a hand-held mic and heading into the audience and plopping down on a woman's lap. After asking some philosophical questions and sharing some life lessons, the first-time host reminded us of her short stint as a featured performer on the series back in the '90s by cutting to her own question from back in the day. And nothing says the '90s like a question about Wilson Phillips' solo album. Watch her monologue and our other favorite clips from the night.
The Walking Dead
This week, Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig mercilessly mocked a reporter whose knowledge of their new film The Skeleton Twins was not up to snuff, and The Walking Dead Season 4 got the Bad Lip Reading treatment. In Saturday Night Live news, Sarah Silverman prepped for her upcoming hosting stint and James Franco released his documentary offering a behind-the-scenes look at the show. Also, Rob Corddry and Mark Duplass debuted their new web series Wedlock. Check out those clips and more in our weekly roundup of the best online videos:
Colin Jost, Michael Che
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.
Kate McKinnon, Chris Pratt
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: