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'WWE Raw': SNL's Michael Che, Colin Jost Invade Wells Fargo Center Monday Night

"Live! From New York! It's…" It Doesn't Matter Who You Are Or Where You're From! Yup, that's right: the worlds of World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) and NBC's Saturday Night Live are ready to collide once again with news that SNL's "Weekend Update" anchors Michael Che & Colin Jost are joining the superstars of WWE Raw this […]

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The SNL Stefon Funko Pop Is a Must-Add to Your Collection

SNL Funko Pops are here, and I found the Stefon waiting for me on the shelf the other day. The wave of Pops consists of five Pops total — Stefon, David S. Pumpkins, More Cowbell Guy, and a Dick in a Box two-pack. While I want the whole wave, Stefon was my must-have. Ever since […]

Sam Rockwell Drops F-Bomb on SNL: Nation Mourns, Vows to Rebuild

Well, right off the bat there are two things we either learned or confirmed about actor Sam Rockwell (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri) last night: he really seems to care about science, and he really likes to throws himself into the characters he plays… much to the chagrin of NBC censors. Saturday Night Live kicked […]

SNL: Cut James Franco Short Is A Nightmare of Holiday Cheer

The holiday season is a time for friends, family… and an avalanche of third-rate holiday movies that put the "guilty" in "guilty pleasure." So leave it to Saturday Night Live to remind us all to save some room at the dinner table for some old friends: the big-city career woman (Kate McKinnon) who finds love […]

Michael Che and Colin Jost Promoted to Co-Head Writers of Saturday Night Live

Weekend Update hosts Colin Jost and Michael Che have earned a big promotion at Saturday Night Live. The team have been named co-head writers of the show, according to a report from Variety. Che and Jost join current head writers Kent Sublette and Bryan Tucker, meaning there are now four head writers of SNL, so can […]

Saturday Night Live Adds 3 Featured Players, 7 Writers For Season 43

In its 42-season run, NBC's Saturday Night Live has seen a number of cast and creative turnovers: some were huge successes (the addition of Will Ferrell, Jimmy Fallon, and Tina Fey in the mid-'90s); while others, not so much (think early '80s SNL minus Eddie Murphy). The cycle continues with Season 43, as the show […]

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Saturday Night Live: Lorne Michaels Talks SNL In The Age Of Trump

Coming off of an incredibly successful Emmy night that saw the show walk away with four awards (on top of the two additional Emmys the show picked up at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards last weekend), Lorne Michaels took some time to discuss the incredible success that NBC's legendary sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live […]

Trumptastic: NBC Officially Announces SNL Weekend Update Spinoff, Premiering August 10

Donald Trump may be bad for civil rights, immigration, diplomacy, and people who don't want the U.S. government to be controlled by Vladimir Putin… but he's great for ratings, baby! Riding high off a Trump-fueled creative resurgence, long-running sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live has been considering spinning off its weekly news segment, Weekend Update, […]