SNL Cold Open: Minnesota News Crew Debates Derek Chauvin Trial (Video)

Saturday Night Live weighed in on the Derek Chauvin trial this weekend by way of a fictitious morning news program out of Minnesota. In the cold open, a four-person anchor team — Ego Nwodim, Kenan Thompson, Kate McKinnon and Alex Moffat — discussed what had transpired so far in the trial of the former Minneapolis […]

SNL Video: John Krasinski Is Tom Brady, Cecily Strong Is Marjorie Taylor Greene in ‘What Still Works?’ Cold Open

RELATED STORIES Is America broken beyond repair? That was the question on Kate McKinnon’s mind in Saturday Night Live‘s first sketch of 2021. “Hello and welcome to What Still Works, where we look at every part of society and wonder ‘What still works?’ It’s a new year and we have a new president, so some […]

The Office: Watch the Series Finale’s Unaired, Matrix-Themed Cold Open

The Office saved Jim’s most elaborate prank on Dwight for last — and now, we finally get to see it. In celebration of the comedy’s move from Netflix to Peacock, NBCUniversal’s streaming service has released an unaired cold open, which was cut from the 2013 series finale for time. The five-minute scene, embedded below, finds […]

Wynonna Earp Star: The Garden Was an ‘Excruciatingly Cold’ Hell — But Delivered a Perfectly Timed Storm!

RELATED STORIES For its season-opening trip to the Garden of Eden, Syfy’s Wynonna Earp gave the iconic location the cold shoulder — foregoing flora and fauna for a frigid tundra that seemingly stretched to the horizon. “It was literally called Blizzard Lake — a body of water that had frozen,” series lead Melanie Scrofano told […]

The Office’s 15 Best Cold Opens, Ranked

It’s already been 15 years since Dunder Mifflin opened for business at NBC. (It might not feel that way, if, like many TVLine editors, you watch The Office on Netflix regularly. But it’s true!) In celebration of the sitcom’s anniversary, we’re honoring one very important piece of the Office puzzle: the cold open. Typically separate from an […]

Ozzy Osbourne health fears: Sharon says Parkinson’s means ‘a cold turns into pneumonia’

Piers quizzed Ozzy on his to perform live again and how he will cope if he is unable to do so. “I exercise as much as I can. I’ve got a trainer, I do Pilates, nurses 24/7, but the best medication I can get is being in front of an audience, which is breaking my […]

Saturday Night Live Takes on Coronavirus Crisis in Cold Open

RELATED STORIES Saturday Night Live, in its first new episode in three weeks, took aim at the global coronavirus outbreak in its cold open, lampooning President Trump’s decision to put VP Mike Pence in charge of overseeing the swelling crisis “even though,” as Beck Bennett’s Pence admitted at the top of the skit (video below), […]

SNL: Trump Calls on Ray Donovan to ‘Fix’ His Impeachment Problem in Season Premiere Cold Open

RELATED STORIES With a summer’s worth of political fodder to choose from, NBC’s Saturday Night Live kicked off its 45th season with President Trump frantically working the phone to find a “fixer” for his impeachment problem. To start with, Trump rang personal attorney Rudy Giuliani, who was more than happy to help deal with any […]

SNL Cold Open: Alec Baldwin’s Trump Gloats Over Mueller Report

The Mueller report is in… and you just knew that Saturday Night Live had to tackle it this week, right? RELATED STORIES Alec Baldwin reprised his role as President Donald Trump in Saturday’s cold open, crowing about how Robert Mueller’s report completely cleared him… in his eyes, anyway. Robert De Niro returned as Mueller, submitting […]

SNL: Bill Hader Returns to Lampoon 'Angry' Jim Jordan in Michael Cohen Hearing Cold Open — Watch

Michael Cohen’s big day on Capital Hill was, not surprisingly, grist for the Saturday Night Live mill this weekend, with Ben Stiller reprising his role as President Donald Trump’s former lawyer and fixer for a cold open that spoofed Wednesday’s televised hearing before the House Oversight and Reform Committee. Keenan Thompson, channeling Oversight Committee chairman Elijah […]