Larry David Fulfills Destiny, Plays Bernie Sanders In SNL Cold Open

Before you tweeted it Tuesday night, Saturday Night Live was thinking it: yeah, Senator Bernie Sanders does resemble Seinfeld and Curb Your Enthusiasm creator Larry David! So David turned up on tonight’s SNL cold open, managing the rare feat of overshadowing an Alec Baldwin cameo. We urge you all in the future to… »10/18/15 12:08am10/18/15 12:08am

Scarlett Johansson Spoils Mayweather-Pacquiao For The SNL Cast

Most of us had the choice to watch Saturday Night Live or Mayweather-Pacquiao this weekend. Jay Pharoah did not, because he had to work. You could tell he wanted to watch the fight, however, because at the end of the show, host Scarlett Johansson let everyone know that Mayweather won, and Pharoah’s face dropped. »5/04/15 5:22pm5/04/15 5:22pm

Norm Macdonald: Eddie Murphy Was To Be Cosby In Celebrity Jeopardy!

Norm Macdonald turned storyteller on Twitter tonight, sharing his experience of being involved with Sunday's Saturday Night Live 40th-anniversary episode and revealing that "Celebrity Jeopardy!" sketch writers originally called for Eddie Murphy to play Bill Cosby—but that the Norbit star begged off at the last… »2/18/15 10:10pm2/18/15 10:10pm

Watch Justin Timberlake & Jimmy Fallon Rap 40 Years Of SNL Memories

Tonight's 40th anniversary celebration of Saturday Night Live on NBC opened with a musical tribute to the variety show's most memorable moments, starring former cast member Jimmy Fallon and oft-host Justin Timberlake—who briefly brought back "Dick In A Box." (Uncensored, even, in prime time!) This special is bound to… »2/15/15 8:16pm2/15/15 8:16pm

I'm Live From New York Co-Author James Andrew Miller. Any Questions?

James Andrew Miller is the coauthor of Live From New York: The Complete, Uncensored History of Saturday Night Live as Told by Its Stars, Writers, and Guests, now available in an updated/expanded version to cover SNL's progress in the last decade. (Yeah, he's also the coauthor of Those Guys Have All the Fun: Inside the… »12/19/14 4:00pm12/19/14 4:00pm

Watch Jan Hooks And Phil Hartman In The Weird, Gorgeous Love Is A Dream

Jan Hooks, the fearlessly silly Saturday Night Live cast member and world-renowned Alamo tour guide, died today at 57 of a serious illness, reports TMZ. She was an integral part of late-'80s/early-'90s SNL; per the unanimously reverent Twitter chatter this evening, her best role might've been in the… »10/09/14 7:49pm10/09/14 7:49pm

Angry Outtakes From Mike Ditka's 1993 SNL Appearance Are Glorious

The Chicago Bears fired legendary coach Mike Ditka on Jan. 5, 1993, Four days later, in Saturday Night Live's cold open, the recurring "Super Fans" characters, famous supporters of "Da Bears," wrote a protest letter to the team, with Ditka himself making a cameo at the end. We've come across footage of him taping that… »6/18/14 1:35pm6/18/14 1:35pm

What If There Were An NFL RedZone For Reality Show Brawls?

Ugly fights are the touchdowns of reality shows, and in this Saturday Night Live sketch, Rosé Zone knows that. The hypothetical channel that shows only "hot garbage" all the time would be so efficient for watching reality TV. No one cares about aspirations or feel-good moments; we want conflict, like seeing a drunk,… »11/17/13 10:52am11/17/13 10:52am

An Averagely Average Comedy: We're The Millers, Reviewed.

Jason Sudeikis is a perfect fit for We're the Millers, which is a shame, since the movie isn't quite as funny as he is. During his time on Saturday Night Live, Sudeikis often played the handsome, average guy who, the longer you hung out with him, seemed stranger and stranger. He could be the straight man in other… »8/06/13 5:45pm8/06/13 5:45pm