Saturday Night Live

1975, TV Show


It's a Girl for Maya Rudolph

Maya Rudolph

Funny lady Maya Rudolph and partner Paul Thomas Anderson welcomed their second... read more

Lively, Lautner and Franco to Host Saturday Night Live

Taylor Lautner, Blake Lively, James Franco

Saturday Night Live is jumping on the Twilight bandwagon.

The show will welcome New Moon star Taylor Lautner as well as Gossip Girl leading lady... read more

Amy Poehler on Managing Her Double Life

Amy Poehler

As fearless bureaucrat Leslie Knope on Parks and Recreation, Amy Poehler usually has her hands full with her day job. Behind-the-scenes, Poehler is much more of a multi-tasker.  Besides starring in the NBC comedy, the Emmy nominee returned to her old SNL Weekend Update stomping grounds this fall, and she is also raising her first child, 13-month-old Archie, with hubby Will Arnett. How does she do it? To find out, turned to Poehler, who also discusses her blossoming series, her relationship with fellow NBC star Tina Fey and whether she'll appear on her best friend's show... 

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Al Gore Takes "Green" Message to Saturday Night Live

Al Gore

Al Gore took his message to Saturday Night Live for NBC's "Green Week," joking that he had a "backup plan" and zinging the network for the patronizing opportunity to let him appear once a year — "like Punxsutawny Phil."

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Tonight's TV Hot List: Saturday, Nov. 21, 2009

Saturday Night Live

Saturday Night Live
11:29/10:29c NBC
The topical sketch show continues its run of live episodes as Joseph Gordon-Levitt makes his SNL hosting debut. The actor is hot off a nuanced, acclaimed performance in the film (500) Days of Summer as well as his movie directorial debut with his short film Sparks, which he wrote and produced and for which he scored the music. Speaking of music, it'll be "too much" when the alt-rocking jam collective Dave Matthews Band hits the music stage.

Read on for previews of How the Grinch Stole Christmas, True Jackson, VP, Suze Orman Show and Robin Hood. read more

January Jones Tries to Bring the Funny for Saturday Night Live

January Jones

Mad Men's January Jones tried her hand at comedy this week when she hosted Saturday Night Live. But was she able to cut loose from the stiff Betty Draper persona we've all come to know? Let's check out some clips:

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This was really the only Mad Men gag of the night. Jones monologue was almost immediately interrupted by a group of obsessed fans, which Jones referred to as "Mad Mennies." They even ended up on stage to sing the show's theme songs with their original lyrics.

Watch the video after the jump.

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NBC Gets Ready for a Sing-Off; Announces Holiday Specials

The Sing-Off

NBC will premiere its new singing competition special The Sing-Off on Monday, Dec. 14. The four-night show will feature a cappella groups from across the country competing for a recording contract with... read more

Taylor Swift Alludes to Kanye Once — Once!

Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift could've — but she didn't.

Defying expectations raised earlier in the week, the 19-year-old singer opted against using the bully pulpit of Saturday Night Live's opening monologue — or any subsequent skits — to hit back hard at Kanye West, read more

Tonight's TV Hot List: Saturday, Nov. 7, 2009

The Wanda Sykes Show

Wanda Sykes Show
11/10c Fox
Stand-up comedian, sitcom sidekick, Emmy co-host... The list comprising Wanda Sykes' resume could go on, but here's the newest item she can add to it: talk-show host. Tonight marks the debut of this funny lady's foray into the talk-show arena, and naturally she's putting her own spin on things. Both regular panelists and celebrities will participate in a panel discussion that touches on current events and pop culture, and the show will also feature some field pieces and comedy segments.

Read on for previews of Saturday Night Live, Ann Rule's Too Late to Say Goodbye, John Fogerty: Live by Request and Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall. read more

Taylor Swift and Bill Hader Confront Kanye-Related Expectations in New SNL Clip

Taylor Swift

Anticipation has been mounting about whether Taylor Swift will take aim at Kanye West when she hosts Saturday Night Live this week. But it's SNL cast member... 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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