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Saturday Night Live Host John Mulaney Apologizes for COVID-19

Saturday Night Live Host John Mulaney Apologizes for COVID-19

The long-running sketch comedy and musical series is executive produced by Lorne Michaels, produced by Steve Higgins and Erik Kenward, and directed by Don Roy King Ken Aymong serves as a supervising producer, with Lindsay Shookus, Erin Doyle, and Tom Broecker producing The series is produced by SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and[...]

Saturday Night Live Reminds Viewers of Adeles SNL Resume

Saturday Night Live Reminds Viewers of Adele's SNL Resume

The long-running sketch comedy and musical series is executive produced by Lorne Michaels, produced by Steve Higgins and Erik Kenward, and directed by Don Roy King Ken Aymong serves as a supervising producer, with Lindsay Shookus, Erin Doyle, and Tom Broecker producing The series is produced by SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and[...]

Saturday Night Live Shares Image of Host Adele at Table Read

Saturday Night Live Shares Image of Host Adele at Table Read

The long-running sketch comedy and musical series is executive produced by Lorne Michaels, produced by Steve Higgins and Erik Kenward, and directed by Don Roy King Ken Aymong serves as a supervising producer, with Lindsay Shookus, Erin Doyle, and Tom Broecker producing The series is produced by SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and[...]

Saturday Night Live Season 46: Bill Burr Wants to Be a One-Man Band

Saturday Night Live Season 46: Bill Burr Wants to Be a One-Man Band

Wallen was contacted by the show and informed that he was being cut from the show "because of COVID protocols," but he said in his Instagram post (see below) that SNL creator Lorne Michaels told him his appearance would be rescheduled for another time."It’s a tough video for me to make but a necessary one,"[...]

Saturday Night Live Goes Dramatic Signaling Season 46 Studio 8H Return

Saturday Night Live Goes Dramatic Signaling Season 46 Studio 8H Return

But just in case there's any doubt about that being the plan (or about the cast wanting to get out of their homes and back to Rockefeller Center as soon as possible), NBC released a bold, slightly "dramatic" teaser for the season opener.[caption id="attachment_1272301" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Saturday Night Live returns to Studio 8H for Season[...]

SNL Creator Talks Kate McKinnon/RBG Studio 8H Return COVID Concerns

SNL Creator Talks Kate McKinnon/RBG, Studio 8H Return, COVID Concerns

With Saturday Night Live alumnus Chris Rock (Fargo) and rapper Megan Thee Stallion kicking off the comedy-variety series' 46th season back in Studio 8H on October 3rd (kicking off the first of five new episodes), SNL creator Lorne Michaels offered some additional updates on what viewers can expect this season during an interview with The[...]

Report: Saturday Night Live to Resume Studio Production Next Season

Report: Saturday Night Live to Resume Studio Production Next Season

Sources tell Variety, creator Lorne Michaels and company plan to return to 30 Rockefeller Plaza to pick where they left when quarantine forced production to each cast’s homes When approached, NBC declined to comment on anything in regard to the long-running variety series The network remains hesitant to announce a return date given the uncertainty[...]

Pete Davidson Colin Jost Headline New Comedy Worst Man

Pete Davidson, Colin Jost Headline New Comedy Worst Man

Lorne Michaels will produce the film, which for now has no director This will be one of the first big projects for the two SNL cast members, as Pete Davidson is expected to leave the sketch show over the summer before it comes back in the fall, with Jost following after this fall's presidential election[...]

Quibi Keeps Doing Mapleworth Murders Dirty Pushes Release Date Again

Quibi Keeps Doing Mapleworth Murders Dirty, Pushes Release Date Again

It's basically a "who's who" of comedy, both behind the camera and in front of it (and with involvement from Lorne Michaels, that's practically expected).[caption id="attachment_1221107" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Paula Pell in Mapleworth Murders (Image: Quibi).[/caption]So, with a cast like Paula Pell, John Lutz, Tina Fey, Tim Meadows, Patton Oswalt, Maya Rudolph, and Chris Parnell (to[...]

SNL at Home Still A Charm Second Time Around But A Bit Too Polished

SNL at Home Still A Charm Second Time Around, But A Bit Too Polished

The long-running sketch comedy and musical series is executive produced by Lorne Michaels, produced by Steve Higgins and Erik Kenward, and directed by Don Roy King Ken Aymong serves as a supervising producer, with Lindsay Shookus, Erin Doyle, and Tom Broecker producing The series is produced by SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and[...]

SNL at Home: Pete Davidson Cecily Strong and Bowen Yang Check In

SNL at Home: Pete Davidson, Cecily Strong and Bowen Yang Check In

The long-running sketch comedy and musical series is executive produced by Lorne Michaels, produced by Steve Higgins and Erik Kenward, and directed by Don Roy King Ken Aymong serves as a supervising producer, with Lindsay Shookus, Erin Doyle, and Tom Broecker producing The series is produced by SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and[...]

Saturday Night Live Announces Second SNL at Home for This Weekend

Saturday Night Live Announces Second SNL at Home for This Weekend

The long-running sketch comedy and musical series is executive produced by Lorne Michaels, produced by Steve Higgins and Erik Kenward, and directed by Don Roy King Ken Aymong serves as a supervising producer, with Lindsay Shookus, Erin Doyle, and Tom Broecker producing The series is produced by SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and[...]

Saturday Night Live Airing New Episode Produced Remotely This Weekend

Saturday Night Live Airing New Episode Produced Remotely This Weekend

NBC's Saturday Night Live has no interest in being left behind by all of the other late-night shows that have found ways to make it back onto the air. On Thursday, NBC announced that the long-running sketch comedy series will be back on the air this Saturday, April 11, at 11:30 pm. ET/PT. Of course, […]

Saturday Night Live Fires Shane Gillis: Vetting Process Was Not Up to Our Standard

"Saturday Night Live" Fires Shane Gillis: "Vetting Process Was Not Up to Our Standard"

NBC's Saturday Night Live has made the decision to part ways with Shane Gillis, firing the newly-announced cast member only days after recordings of racist, sexist, and homophobic comments surfaced - part of a YouTube channel called Matt and Shane’s Secret Podcast.[caption id="attachment_1086031" align="alignnone" width="1200"] SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- Pictured: "Saturday Night Live" Logo --[...]



Saturday Night Live: Alec Baldwin Not So Done Playing Trump After All

"Saturday Night Live": Alec Baldwin Not "So Done" Playing Trump After All

Well, the calendar didn't have to creep too close to the new season of NBC's Saturday Night Live  – in this case, only three days – before Alec Baldwin would have a change of heart about returning to the long-running sketch comedy to play Donald Trump. In an interview with TVLine on Monday, Baldwin admitted […]


A.P. Bio: NBC Gives Glenn Howerton Series Failing Grade After 2 Seasons

'A.P. Bio': NBC Gives Glenn Howerton Series Failing Grade After 2 Seasons

Bio is written and executive produced by O’Brien, with Seth Meyers, Mike Shoemaker, Andrew Singer, and Lorne Michaels also serving as executive producers A.P Bio is produced by Universal Television, Broadway Video and Sethmaker Shoemeyers Productions. Sadly, the doors to Whitlock High School are set to close forever in the next few weeks as NBC has given Glenn[...]