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SNL's Brexit Sketch Was Weirdest, Most Unexpected Thing They Ever Did

Near the end of NBC's Saturday Night Live (SNL) winter finale, we were treated to the last thing I ever expected them to do: a sketch about Brexit. This is unexpected. My first thought was, "Why would they do this?" Most Americans don't know or care about Brexit. They don't think Brexit would have any meaningful impact […]

Saturday Night Live Exposes Netflix's Sinister "Endless Scroll" Agenda

You know that feeling you get when you start scrolling around Netflix, and after a few minutes you think to yourself, "Where the hell did all of these shows suddenly come from? I did this same search yesterday!" Well, you're not going crazy and you don't need the help of a memory app: the streaming […]

Saturday Night Live: 8 Halloween Sketches (Because Christmas Sketches Would Be Silly)

What better place to start than with NBC's long-running sketch comedy/music series Saturday Night Live, which has had its fair share of Halloween-themed sketches throughout its 163 year run (Lorne Michaels looks great for his age Apparently Paul Simon music make you immortal Who knew?)[caption id="attachment_934753" align="aligncenter" width="500"] NBC/Broadway Video[/caption]So after running a number of[...]

A.P. Bio Season 2: Class is Back in Session as Cast Offers Filming Updates

Bio also stars Lyric Lewis, Mary Sohn, Jean Villepique, Tom Bennett, Jacob McCarthy, Aparna Brielle, Allisyn Ashley Arm, and Paula Pell; and written by Mike O’Brien, who also serves as executive producer alongside Lorne Michaels, Seth Meyers, Andrew Singer, and Mike Shoemaker Universal Television, Broadway Video, and Sethmaker Shoemeyers are producing.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G-PUDDYjz7wIn a March 2018 with GQ,[...]


A.P. Bio Season 1, Episode 13 'Drenching Dallas' Review: I Am Jack's Karmic Justice

Bio also stars Jacob McCarthy, Aparna Brielle and Paula Pell; and written by  Mike O’Brien, who also serves as executive producer alongside  Lorne Michaels, Seth Meyers, Andrew Singer and Mike Shoemaker. Universal Television, Broadway Video and Sethmaker Shoemeyers are producing.[caption id="attachment_841365" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: NBC[/caption] [caption id="attachment_841363" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: NBC[/caption] Welcome back to Bleeding Cool’s recap/review of NBC’s Thursday night comedy series A.P[...]

Will Ferrell and Molly Shannon's Cord and Tish Tackle 'The Royal Wedding Live' for HBO

Not content with shattering ratings records and elevating the quality of parade reporting specifically — and broadcast journalism as a whole — with their coverage of the 2017 Rose Parade for Amazon, "broadcast legends" Cord Hosenbeck (Will Ferrell) and Tish Cattigan (Molly Shannon) are returning to lend their unique perspective on a very royal affair. Hosenbeck […]

SNL's Leslie Jones, Colin Jost Starring in Lorne Michaels Produced 'Baby Nurse' Film at Universal

Lorne Michaels has always been a busy man and continues to do so.  He's already got a hefty producer's plate at NBC with tv series Saturday Night Live, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and Late Night with Seth Meyers.  And as of today, Michaels is heading into the film division too.[caption id="attachment_832945" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Editorial credit: s_bukley[...]

A.P. Bio Episode 10 'Durbin Crashes' Review: I Am Jack's Time to Go Home

Bio also stars Mary Sohn, Lyric Lewis, Jean Villepique, Jacob McCarthy, Tom Bennett, Aparna Brielle and Paula Pell; and written by Mike O’Brien, who also serves as executive producer alongside  Lorne Michaels, Seth Meyers, Andrew Singer and Mike Shoemaker. Universal Television, Broadway Video and Sethmaker Shoemeyers are producing. [caption id="attachment_828685" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: NBC[/caption]Nice to have you back again for Bleeding Cool’s recap/review of NBC’s[...]

A.P. Bio Episode 9 'Rosemary's Boyfriend' Review: I Am Jack's Mom's Boyfriend

Bio also stars Mary Sohn, Lyric Lewis, Jean Villepique, Jacob McCarthy, Tom Bennett, Aparna Brielle and Paula Pell; and written by Mike O’Brien, who also serves as executive producer alongside Lorne Michaels, Seth Meyers, Andrew Singer and Mike Shoemaker. Universal Television, Broadway Video and Sethmaker Shoemeyers are producing. [caption id="attachment_824254" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: NBC[/caption]Welcome back to Bleeding Cool’s[...]

A.P. Bio Episode 8 'We Don't Party' Review: I Am Jack's Righteous Disappointment

Bio also stars Mary Sohn, Lyric Lewis, Jean Villepique, Jacob McCarthy, Tom Bennett, Aparna Brielle and Paula Pell; and written by Mike O’Brien, who also serves as executive producer alongside Lorne Michaels, Seth Meyers, Andrew Singer and Mike Shoemaker. Universal Television, Broadway Video and Sethmaker Shoemeyers are producing. [caption id="attachment_820552" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: NBC[/caption]Welcome back to Bleeding Cool’s[...]

A.P. Bio Episode 7 'Selling Out' Review: I Am Jack's Pocket Smiles

Bio also stars Mary Sohn, Lyric Lewis, Jean Villepique, Jacob McCarthy, Tom Bennett, Aparna Brielle and Paula Pell; and written by Mike O’Brien, who also serves as executive producer alongside Lorne Michaels, Seth Meyers, Andrew Singer and Mike Shoemaker. Universal Television, Broadway Video and Sethmaker Shoemeyers are producing. [caption id="attachment_815915" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: NBC[/caption]We're back with Bleeding Cool’s[...]

A.P. Bio Episode 6 'Freakin' Enamored' Review: I Am Jack's Fake Dad

Bio also stars Mary Sohn, Lyric Lewis, Jean Villepique, Jacob McCarthy, Tom Bennett, Aparna Brielle and Paula Pell; and written by Mike O’Brien, who also serves as executive producer alongside Lorne Michaels, Seth Meyers, Andrew Singer and Mike Shoemaker. Universal Television, Broadway Video and Sethmaker Shoemeyers are producing.[caption id="attachment_811180" align="aligncenter" width="594"] Credit: NBC[/caption][...]

SNL's Bill Hader Looks a Little Uncomfortable with His "Tribute Rap" in New Promo

If you're Saturday Night Live's Chris Redd and Pete Davidson and you have a chance to work with someone you've grown up respecting and idolizing, there's only one way to celebrate: a tribute rap (duh). That's exactly what the pair did, enlisting the vocal stylings of fellow cast member Melissa Villaseñor (in a great turn) to […]

A. P. Bio Episode 5 'Dating Toledoans' Review: I Am Jack's Night Out

Bio also stars Mary Sohn, Lyric Lewis, Jean Villepique, Jacob McCarthy, Tom Bennett, Aparna Brielle and Paula Pell; and written by Mike O’Brien, who also serves as executive producer alongside Lorne Michaels, Seth Meyers, Andrew Singer and Mike Shoemaker. Universal Television, Broadway Video and Sethmaker Shoemeyers are producing.[caption id="attachment_807298" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: NBC[/caption][...]

A.P. Bio Episode 4 'Overachieving Virgins' Review: I Am Jack's C-13

Bio also stars Mary Sohn, Lyric Lewis, Jean Villepique, Jacob McCarthy, Tom Bennett, Aparna Brielle and Paula Pell; and written by Mike O’Brien, who also serves as executive producer alongside Lorne Michaels, Seth Meyers, Andrew Singer and Mike Shoemaker. Universal Television, Broadway Video and Sethmaker Shoemeyers are producing. Welcome back to Bleeding Cool’s "weekly" recap/review of NBC’s new[...]

A.P. Bio Episode 3 'Burning Miles' Review: I Am Jack's Bake Sale

Bio also stars Mary Sohn, Lyric Lewis, Jean Villepique, Jacob McCarthy and Tom Bennett; and written by Mike O’Brien, who also serves as executive producer alongside Lorne Michaels, Seth Meyers, Andrew Singer and Mike Shoemaker. Universal Television, Broadway Video and Sethmaker Shoemeyers are producing. Welcome back to Bleeding Cool’s "weekly" recap/review of NBC’s new Thursday night[...]

A.P. Bio Episode 2 'Teacher Jail' Review: "Philip 'Dated' the CPR Dummy"

Bio also stars Mary Sohn, Lyric Lewis, Jean Villepique, Jacob McCarthy and Tom Bennett; and written by Mike O’Brien, who also serves as executive producer alongside Lorne Michaels, Seth Meyers, Andrew Singer and Mike Shoemaker. Universal Television, Broadway Video and Sethmaker Shoemeyers are producing. [caption id="attachment_801328" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: NBC[/caption]Welcome back to Bleeding Cool’s "weekly" recap/review[...]

A.P. Bio: NBC Moves up Glenn Howerton's Class Schedule by an Hour

Bio also stars Mary Sohn, Lyric Lewis, Jean Villepique, Jacob McCarthy and Tom Bennett. Mike O’Brien serves as series writer; and executive produces with Lorne Michaels, Seth Meyers, Andrew Singer and Mike Shoemaker Universal Television, Broadway Video and Sethmaker Shoemeyers Productions will share production responsibilities.[caption id="attachment_785721" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: NBC[/caption]As for the future of FXX's It’s Always[...]

A.P. Bio 'Catfish' Review: An 'Always Sunny' Witness Protection Program

Lorne Michaels, Seth Meyers, Andrew Singer and Mike Shoemaker also serve as executive producers.“A.P Bio” is produced by Universal Television, Broadway Video and Sethmaker Shoemeyers Productions. [caption id="attachment_785722" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: NBC[/caption]Welcome to the first edition of Bleeding Cool’s weekly recap/review of NBC's new Thursday night comedy series A.P[...]