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SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE: Taraji P. Henson’s Cookie Visits SESAME STREET

April 12, 2015 by  
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EMPIRE’s Taraji P. Henson has been one of the big breakout stars this television season, and naturally, when she hosted SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE, they had her portray her character Cookie Lyon. But since the show recently did an EMPIRE parody, SNL did the next best thing for Henson’s episode: they brought Cookie to SESAME STREET. […]

SNL 40: Mike Myers and Dana Carvey Revive ‘Wayne’s World’

February 16, 2015 by  
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SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE’s 40th anniversary special officially concluded with Paul Simon singing, but the final sketch of the night featured the revival of “Wayne’s World,” with Mike Myers (Wayne) and Dana Carvey (Garth) sharing their “Top Ten Things About SNL”…a piece which was simultaneously hilarious (sorry, Kanye) and touching (the thanks to the crew). Miss […]

SNL 40: ‘The Californians’ Reunite and Bring in Betty White, Bradley Cooper, Taylor Swift, Kerry Washington, and Laraine Newman

February 16, 2015 by  
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SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE brought back “The Californians” for its 40th anniversary celebration, and in addition to Kristen Wiig, Bill Hader, Kenan Thompson, and Fred Armisen reprising their roles, they brought in Laraine Newman, Betty White, Taylor Swift, Kerry Washington, and Bradley Cooper to play. Did you miss the sketch? Check it out now… Related: SNL […]

SNL 40: Watch the Original Auditions Montage

February 16, 2015 by  
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During SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE’s 40th anniversary, one of the montage segments that was put together featured snippets from the original auditions of several cast members…and a few people who didn’t make the cut. What’s impressive about this video is how many of the “known” characters from the show were there from the start. And, of […]

SNL 40 Digital Short ‘That’s When You Break’: Andy Samberg and Adam Sandler Pay Homage to Breaking

February 16, 2015 by  
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One of the best things about SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE can be if the actors can’t quite keep it together during a sketch. Over the show’s 40 year run, it’s happened more than a few times, and for the brand new digital short during the series’ 40th anniversary celebration, former cast members Adam Sandler and Andy […]

SNL 40: ‘Celebrity Jeopardy’ Brings Back Returning Faves, Pokes Fun at Cosby

February 16, 2015 by  
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For SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE’s 40th anniversary special, the show brought back its “Celebrity Jeopardy” segment with Will Ferrell reprising his role as Alex Trebeck, and with celebrity guests “Sean Connery” (Darrell Hammond), “Justin Bieber” (Kate McKinnon), “Matthew McConaughey” (Jim Carrey), “Burt Reynolds” (Norm MacDonald), and “Christoph Waltz” (Taran Killam)…as well as a cameo from “Bill […]

SNL 40: Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake Sing the Show’s History

February 15, 2015 by  
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SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE honored the show’s 40th anniversary with a three-and-a-half hour celebration, and brought back familiar faces from the show’s history. To showcase what the series has been through in its run, former co-star (and current TONIGHT SHOW host) Jimmy Fallon and frequent host Justin Timberlake sang about some of the show’s most memorable […]

SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE: CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD Pits THE VOICE Against AMERICAN IDOL

January 25, 2015 by  
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THE VOICE coach Blake Shelton was SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE’s host and musical guest this week, so naturally, there was a nod to the NBC reality series during his show. Check out SNL’s version of CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD, which pit the coaches from THE VOICE against past/current judges from AMERICAN IDOL… Follow @GiveMeMyRemote and @marisaroffman on […]

‘The Office: Middle Earth’: Martin Freeman Brings Bilbo Baggins to THE OFFICE on SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE

December 14, 2014 by  
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What do you do once you’ve saved Middle Earth? Well, on last night’s SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE, host Martin Freeman showcased THE HOBBIT’s Bilbo Baggins’ life after glory — working at an office. (An homage to Freeman’s time on the BBC version of THE OFFICE.) Check out the hilarious SNL sketch! Follow @GiveMeMyRemote and @marisaroffman on […]

SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE: ‘The Beygency’ Comes After Andrew Garfield, and 24’s Jack and Chloe Come to Help

May 4, 2014 by  
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Thinking of admitting that you don’t love a new Beyonce song? Well, be careful if you do, because as the Saturday, May 3rd episode of SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE warned us, “The Beygency,” may come after you. Check out what happens when SNL host Andrew Garfield admits he doesn’t quite care for “Drunk in Love” and […]

SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE Parodies SCANDAL

March 9, 2014 by  
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GIRLS star Lena Dunham hosted SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE this weekend, and one of the sketches parodied the red-hot ABC hit, SCANDAL — which has its own running parody gag on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE — with Dunham playing a newbie Gladiator. Miss the sketch? Check it out now! What do you think of SNL’s take on […]

SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE: Watch Colin Jost’s First Weekend Update

March 2, 2014 by  
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Since Seth Meyers now has his own nightly show, there’s a new face at the SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE Weekend Update desk: Colin Jost! If you missed last night’s SNL, check out Jost’s Weekend Update debut, which includes visits from “Charles Barkley” and “Shaq,” plus Jebidiah Atkinson… What did you think of Jost’s first Weekend Update? […]

SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE: Seth Meyers Says Goodbye With Some Help From Amy Poehler, Stefon, Andy Samberg, and More

February 2, 2014 by  
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Seth Meyers said goodbye to SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE last night (his new show, LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS premieres Monday, February 24th on NBC), and in order to send him off properly, a few old friends dropped by… What did you think of Meyers’ final Weekend Update? Follow @GiveMeMyRemote and @marisaroffman on Twitter for the […]

SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE: FAMILY FEUD Pits NBC vs. CBS

December 22, 2013 by  
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The final SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE of the year featured a sketch that should delight TV fans: FAMILY FEUD pitting the stars of CBS against NBC. (Including Justin Timberlake playing SNL host Jimmy Fallon.) Take a look at the hilarity… So great, right? Follow @GiveMeMyRemote and @marisaroffman on Twitter for the latest TV news. Connect with […]

SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE Parodies GIRLS

September 29, 2013 by  
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The first show to get a full-on parody from SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE this season? HBO’s GIRLS! Take a look… Tweet

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