Saturday Night Live has survived the departure of legendary comedians from Illinois before, but this latest one surprised us. It surprised us because we had no idea this big-time cast member was from the Land of Lincoln!
In-between faux-news stories about lions testing positive for COVID-19, an upcoming Indiana Jones movie with a ridiculous title and Jay-Z's new line of cannabis products, anchor Colin Jost poked fun at the culprit who ended the pay-it-forward chain of generosity.
Weekend Update is officially going to the Emmys. NBC confirms that SNL writers and stars Colin Jost and Michael Che will host the 2018 ceremony later this year, while creator Lorne Michaels is getting back involved as well.
O.M.G. I am literally on the studio floor laughing. SNL came up with one of the funniest bits I have seen since Justin Timerblake was on as a guest. This one is geared for moms though and I can almost guarantee that anyone with kids, with a couch or thought about hitting the gym will understand.
As if Golden Globes, SAG Awards and a role in Black Panther weren’t enough, Sterling K. Brown’s banner 2018 is adding another honor. The This Is Us star will make his SNL hosting debut in March, flanked by Charles Barkley and Bill Hader.
The ongoing cycle of sexual harassment exposure has repeatedly put SNL in an awkward position; one the show seems reticent to address. In light of accusations against writer-turned-senator Al Franken, however, thirty-six female cast and crew have now spoken out to defend Franken’s name.