Saturday Night Live

Dave Chappelle will host the first episode of “Saturday Night Live” after the 2020 presidential election. The comedian previously hosted the long running sketch comedy series after the 2016 election. During his opening monologue at the time, Chappelle addressed the Pulse nightclub shootings, Black Live Matter and Trump’s stunning win over Hillary Clinton. He noted that “America […]

Kanye West has called out “Saturday Night Live” for using actress Issa Rae to mock him. In case you missed it, Rae hosted the long-running sketch comedy series on Saturday and she took a shot at Kanye’s presidential campaign during her opening monologue. Later on, Rae played NAACP attorney Jamele Demmings in one sketch, where she’s joined by […]

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Saturday Night Live” went political with a parody of this week’s presidential debate, Chris Rock‘s jab at President Donald Trump and Megan Thee Stallion‘s message supporting Black people during her performance. The NBC late-night sketch series on Saturday night jumped into the reenactment of the recent debate between Republican President Donald […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — Comedians are making their return to the White House Correspondents’ Dinner after last year’s hiatus. Kenan Thompson of “Saturday Night Live” and Hasan Minhaj of Netflix’s “Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj” will headline this year’s dinner, which takes place April 25. Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Presidents and first ladies have traditionally […]

Eddie Murphy’s “Saturday Night Live” return was a massive success, giving the 44-year-old sketch comedy show its best ratings since 2017. Murphy’s “SNL” appearance averaged 9.921 million viewers, the best since Melissa McCarthy hosted the season finale in May 2017, which drew 10.382 million viewers, per “SNL” helped launched Murphy’s career and his last appearance was […]

Not everyone was enthused with Eddie Murphy‘s return to Saturday Night Live. Bill Cosby‘s publicist Andrew Wyatt took in the episode much like the rest of us. However, he had a different reaction to when Murphy made a hilarious Cosby joke during his monologue. “If you told me 30 years ago that I’d be this boring stay-at-home […]

“Saturday Night Live” channeled Jordan Peele’s “Get Out” for a sketch about Popeyes’ chicken sandwich.  The sketch titled “Lunch Run” stars British pop star Harry Styles as an intern desperate to get in on the Popeyes sandwich craze. “They don’t have one back in England. It’s just like KFC. Right?,” Styles says to his co-workers, including Kenan Thompson, via Urban Hollywood 411. “No. […]

NEW YORK (AP) — “Saturday Night Live” has rescinded its invitation to a cast member who posted a video last year in which he used a racial slur for Chinese people and derided Asians trying to learn English. A show representative said Monday that the language Shane Gillis used was “offensive, hurtful and unacceptable,” and […]

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Saturday Night Live” cast member Leslie Jones is leaving the NBC show after five seasons, while Kate McKinnon is sticking around. Jones’ departure was confirmed by a person familiar with the change who spoke Tuesday on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to publicly discuss Jones’ status with the […]

Kenan Thompson wants his fans to know that he has no plans to quit his 16-year-run on “Saturday Night Live,” now that he’s about to be one of the busiest men in show business. Not only is Thompson set to star in “The Kenan Show” on NBC, he’s also the executive producer of Nickelodeon’s “All That” […]

We don’t know who the writer is for Saturday night’s Saturday Night Live episode, but we’re pretty sure they’re Black. Because not only did the skit, featuring host John Mulaney, accurately depict some inside Black cultural references, it gave a shout out to the Fantastic Voyage. This Saturday, actor and ‘SNL’ alum Mulaney was the […]