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.
Saturday Night Live's current most senior performer may be heading for the exit.
TMZ.com reports that Kenan Thompson, who has been on the show for...
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.
Saturday Night Live: Our dream hosts!
Julianna Margulies, Jimmy Fallon
This week, Jimmy Fallon and Julianna Margulies teamed up for a SaturdayNight Live-esque sketch on The Tonight Show, and SNL alum Nasim Pedrad revealed her Aziz Ansari impersonation on Conan. An amazing mashup fused Orange Is the New Black with The Golden Girls, and competitive eating champion Takeru Kobayashi went up against ... a hamster. Oh, and Bryan Cranston performed a one-man "MLB on TBS" postseason show. Check out those clips and more in our weekly roundup of the best online videos:
Guess who's back?!
Saturday Night Live alum Bill Hader is returning to Studio 8H to host the third episode of SNL's upcoming 40th season, NBC announced Wednesday. Joining him will be musical guest Hozier.
Saturday Night Live
The shake-ups continue at Saturday Night Live.
Less than a week after Michael Che replaced Cecily Strong as "Weekend Update" co-anchor, the sketch comedy show is welcoming relatively unknown comedian Pete Davidson into its ranks.
Cecily Strong has spoken out for the first time since it was revealed that Michael Che will replace her on "Weekend Update" this season on Saturday Night Live.
Cecily Strong, Michael Che
Writer and comedian Michael Che will be replacing Cecily Strong on "Weekend Update" for Saturday Night Live's 40th season, The New York Times reports.
Ellen DeGeneres, Nicki Minaj
This week, Jimmy Fallon helped Britney Spears sign up for Tinder, and also participated in a Tonight Show edition of Family Feud that went completely off the rails. Former Saturday Night Live cast member Bill Hader shared a hilarious Casey Kasem sketch that tragically never made it to air, and Ellen DeGeneres released her own version of Nicki Minaj's "Anaconda" video. Elsewhere, viewers also got their first taste of Utopia and its amazing theme song, as well as a very special Jeff Goldblum rendition of the Jurassic Park theme song. Check out those clips and more in our weekly roundup of the best online videos:
Ariana Grande, Chris Pratt
Chris Pratt will kick off Saturday Night Live's 40th season when he hosts the Sept. 27 premiere with musical guest Ariana Grande, NBC announced Wednesday.