SNL Mulling Return to Studio, Ahead of Presidential Election (Report)

Saturday Night Live is plotting some sort of a return to Studio 8H ahead of November’s Trump vs. Biden showdown. NBC is reportedly in talks with SNL boss Lorne Michaels about ways to resume in-studio production this fall, according to our sister site Variety. While discussions are still ongoing — and any return would depend upon […]

Drag Race Recap: Which Presidential Queen Suspended Her Campaign?

RELATED STORIES Who’d have expected that a mock presidential debate between seven drag queens would somehow be less outlandish and more civil than the actual debates we’ve watched on TV in recent years? The remaining contestants got political on Friday’s Drag Race, transforming into presidential candidates and sashaying down the campaign trail. RuPaul and guest […]

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 […]

The Second Democratic Presidential Debate, Night 2: Who Do You Think Won? (And Who Got Heckled?)

RELATED STORIES After a first wave of contenders including Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren had their shot last night, ten more candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination took the stage in Detroit tonight for a lively — and loud! — debate on CNN. Former vice president Joe Biden was joined by California senator Kamala Harris, […]

The Second Democratic Presidential Debate, Night 1: Who Won?

RELATED STORIES The Democratic presidential race kicked off Round 2 on Tuesday night, as half of the 20 candidates currently in the mix debated live on CNN, for nearly three hours. CNN’s Jake Tapper, Dana Bash and Don Lemon cracked the whip loudly and often during the proceedings, earning some admonishment on social media for […]

First Democratic Presidential Debate, Night 2: Who Impressed You Most?

And another 10 contenders for the Democratic party’s presidential nomination faced off at Miami’s Adrienne Arsht Center for Performing Arts on Thursday night. For two hours, the candidates — Michael Bennet, Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg, Kirsten Gillibrand, Kamala Harris, John Hickenlooper, Bernie Sanders, Eric Swalwell, Marianne Williamson and Andrew Yang — fielded questions from NBC’s […]

Democratic Presidential Debate No. 1: Who Impressed You the Most?

American voters got their first official introduction to the Democratic Party’s 2020 presidential hopefuls — well, at least some of ’em — in a densely populated debate Wednesday evening. The inaugural Democratic presidential forum of the 2020 election cycle found 10 contenders for the party’s nomination facing off at Miami’s Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts. For […]

2020 presidential hopeful Kamala Harris defends her prosecutorial record: ‘I’ve been consistent my whole career’

REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage Kamala Harris the junior US senator from California, is running for president — and she’s getting out ahead of any prickly questions about her prosecutorial past. Harris kicked off her campaign with a rally in Oakland over the weekend, and on Monday she appeared at a town hall in Iowa hosted by CNN. […]

California just made a change to its voting process that could have a seismic impact on the 2020 presidential race

California is determined to force 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls to make some hard choices. California, the nation’s most populous liberal state, has moved its presidential nominating contest to early in the 2020 calendar. Leaders hope this shift will give it maximum impact on the selection of a Democratic nominee and push candidates to address progressive […]