Amy Schumer Celebrates Mothers on ‘Saturday Night Live’ But Melissa McCarthy Steals the Show

Thought not quite as celebrated as the Christmas episode, Saturday Night Live always does something special for Mother’s Day. This time they pulled out pull the stops for the cold open, opting to avoid all of the typical political satire (kind of) and deliver a heartwarming tribute to the cast members’ mothers. In fact, the […]

Donald Glover Sings, Stalks, Plays Lando & Defends ‘Jurassic World’ on a Stellar ‘Saturday Night Live’

This weekend brought Donald Glover to Saturday Night Live to make his debut as both host and musical guest (under his Childish Gambino hip-hop moniker). Glover is no stranger to NBC having starred in Community and written for 30 Rock, but he also auditioned for SNL a couple times. And when you see how well […]

What IS method acting? — THE SATURDAY BRIEFING

GETTY / ALAMY STOCK Sir Laurence Olivier ribbed Dustin Hoffman over method acting Q. CAN you explain the difference between normal acting and the method school of acting? Edmund Perks, Ivybridge, Devon A: METHOD acting covers a range of techniques first introduced by the Russian actor/director Konstantin Stanislavski in the 1920s which emphasised the art […]

Saturday Kitchen: Matt Tebbutt hits out at guests for doing THIS live on air ‘No petting!’

The married chefs went head-to-head in an omelette challenge, which was won by Nadine, before they struggled to keep their hands off each other. Proving there was no hard feelings after the cooking competition, Nadine gave Rene a kiss.  Matt heard the smooching noise and swiftly turned around to stop the awkward encounter. He said: […]

What happens to the bottles from the London Marathon? — THE SATURDAY BRIEFING

GETTY Mo Farah and his competitors used lots of bottles at the London Marathon Q. Can you please tell me what happened to all the plastic bottles used during the London Marathon last weekend? Sue Bailey, by email A. It has been estimated that 760,000 bottles of water were consumed and seven tons of waste […]

Ant McPartlin news: Saturday Night Takeaway star’s £86k fine SLAMMED by George Galloway

Ant, 42, pleaded guilty to drink-driving as he appeared at Wimbledon Magistrates’ Court yesterday.  The charge stated he had 75 micrograms of alcohol in 100 millimetres of breath – the legal limit is 35 micrograms per 100 millimetres of breath.  The Ant and Dec star was arrested around 4pm on March 18 after failing to […]

John Mulaney Elevates an Average ‘Saturday Night Live’ with Help from Ben Stiller and Robert De Niro

After writing for Saturday Night Live from 2008 to 2013, comedian John Mulaney returned to Studio 8H as one of the rare hosts who had only written on the sketch series rather than being a full fledged cast member. Due to his time spent on SNL, Mulaney had no problem with some of the issues […]

Chadwick Boseman Wins Black Jeopardy as T’Challa on a Disappointing ‘Saturday Night Live’

Whenever anyone says Saturday Night Live isn’t funny anymore, it’s because they tuned in on a night when the writers and cast didn’t come together for a good episode, and they used that as a judgment for the entire series. And anyone who tuned into this weekend’s episode with Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman hosting […]

Saturday Night Takeaway: Dec Donnelly suffers embarrassing slip-up as he presents solo

Dec was presenting the show alone for the second week in a row after Ant stepped down from his TV commitments following his drink-drive charge last month. He appeared thrilled to be hosting the final instalment from the Sunshine State as he began the show with a musical number. However as he greeted the audience […]

Saturday Night Takeaway: Declan Donnelly reveals he ‘misses’ Ant in backstage confession

Ant has stepped down from his television commitments following his drink drive charge last month, with Dec presenting the last two instalments of Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway alone. Once the cameras had stopped rolling on tonight’s final instalment of the ITV show, Dec made some touching remarks about his friend and colleague. In […]