SNL’s ‘Days of Our Impeachment’ Has Jon Hamm, Soapy Twists — WATCH

RELATED STORIES Because the impeachment inquiry against President Trump thus far is “lacking in pizzazz” (as one NBC News wonk put it), “dull,” and “is not The Masked Singer,” Saturday Night Live aimed to up the drama in soapy style this weekend. In “Days of Our Impeachment” — which is arguably the best thing to […]

Andrew Yang Hails SNL’s Bowen Yang for Playing Presidential Candidate

RELATED STORIES Saturday Night Live earned Andrew Yang’s vote for using newcomer Bowen Yang —- the show’s first East Asian cast member, ever — to portray the Democratic presidential candidate in this weekend’s Season 45 premiere. In an “Impeachment Town Hall” sketch, Cecily Strong as CNN’s Erin Burnett moderated the “muddled 10-person debate,” starting off […]

Superstore Season 5: Justina Machado to Recur, SNL’s Heidi Gardner Also Cast

RELATED STORIES Justina Machado will moonlight at Cloud 9 this fall. The One Day at a Time star is set to recur on Season 5 of Superstore, TVLine has learned exclusively. Machado will play new district manager Maya, with whom Amy shares “a surprising connection,” according to co-showrunner Gabe Miller. “She makes Amy start thinking […]

‘Porno hitman’!? SNL’s Pete Davidson blasted for mocking war veteran who lost eye in Afghanistan

A grinning Pete Davidson caught hell online for making fun of a wounded Navy SEAL and congressional candidate, saying his eyepatch made him look like a “hitman in a porno movie.” As part of a Saturday Night Live segment mocking the physical appearance of –mostly Republican– midterm election candidates, Davidson singled out former Navy Seal […]

The Morning Watch: Christmas Edition – SNL’s Hallmark Movies, Star Wars Light Display & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this special Christmas edition, watch James Franco play a young […]

Watch Michael Shannon Cover Suicide’s “Ghost Rider” with Yo La Tengo and ‘SNL’s’ Fred Armisen

While we’re all busy getting swoony over Guillermo del Toro’s award-nominated movie The Shape of Water, let’s enjoy this cover of a great Suicide track by the film’s star, Michael Shannon. Shannon happens to have a great voice and performs in the indie band Corporal when he’s not busy being amazing on the big screen. […]

‘SNL’s’ ‘Weekend Update’ is spinning off into its own TV show

Will Heath/NBC It’s official — NBC has picked up a primetime version of  “Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update,” which will have a four-week summer run, beginning Thursday, Aug. 10, at 9 PM The half-hour telecast will feature “Weekend Update” anchors Colin Jost and Michael Che. Additional “Saturday Night Live” cast members will also make appearances. […]