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L-R: Pete Davidson arrives for the Netflix 'The Dirt' Premiere on March 18, 2019 in Hollywood, CA. Editorial credit: DFree / Shutterstock.com | Colin Jost at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards - Arrivals at the Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2017 in Los Angeles, CA. Editorial credit: Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock.com

Pete Davidson, Colin Jost Headline New Comedy Worst Man

Pete Davidson, currently starring in The King of Staten Island, and Weekend Update host Colin Jost will star in the film 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[...]

'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 Monday night[...]

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

Ever since debuting on Weekend Update, Bill Hader and writer John Mulaney have made me laugh harder than anyone else I was reminded of how much I missed them when Hader hosted SNL this month and the character made a triumphant return.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LAQRtjvtQRoSo needless to say, I was pretty pumped to find this one.[gallery columns="2" size="large"[...]

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

much to the chagrin of NBC censors.Saturday Night Live kicked off the second-half of Season 43 (and the first Saturday Night Live of 2018) with viewers already eager to see how "Weekend Update" hosts Colin Jost and Michael Che would address the controversy from President Donald Trump labeling Haiti and other African nations as "shithole" countries[...]

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

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, into a Thursday night standalone show, as reported by Bleeding Cool back in February. This wouldn’t be the first time a Thursday Weekend Update has been tried[...]