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  1. Inside ‘Popstar,’ The Lonely Island’s Meta Music Industry Mockumentary When the world got its first real taste of Popstar during the Saturday Night Live season 41 finale, the digital short “Finest Girl (Bin Laden […]
  2. Fred Armisen Returns to ‘SNL’ for a Surreal and Star-Studded Season 41 […] At the top of the season 41 finale, Fred Armisen jokes about it being the last-ever episode of Saturday Night Live, and honestly, it really […]
  3. Drake Starts Beef at ‘SNL’ and Proves He’s More Than Just a Meme Drizzy proved he’s just as funny as the jokes about him on the Internet this weekend by pulling double duty on Saturday Night Live. Joining […]
  4. Inside George Carlin’s Soon-To-Be-Unearthed Archives Two nights before what would have been George Carlin’s 79th birthday, his daughter Kelly gathered people at the Paley Center For Media to […]
  5. Brie Larson Hosts a Mom-Approved Mother’s Day Episode of ‘SNL’ Saturday Night Live has always had a soft spot for Mother’s Day, especially when it has first dibs on celebrating it the night before. […]
  6. Julia Louis-Dreyfus Brought the Yada, Yada, Yada to ‘SNL’ Before she was Selina Meyer, before she was Elaine Benes, even before she was Jeanette the Nymph, Julia Louis-Dreyfus was a cast member on […]
  7. Inside This Weekend’s Huge ‘Women in Comedy’ Photo Shoot “All right, everyone. Lean in!” This past Saturday, in Brooklyn, over 200 women gathered together at Littlefield for a photo opportunity […]
  8. ‘SNL’ Delivered a Mixed Bag of Sketches with Host Russell Crowe Perhaps Russell Crowe shouldn’t have compared himself to his The Nice Guys co-star Ryan Gosling in his Saturday Night Live monologue, […]
  9. Winter Came to ‘SNL’ in the Form of Peter Dinklage It certainly felt like winter came to 30 Rock this weekend, in part due to some unseasonably chilly weather in NYC, but mostly because Game […]
  10. ‘HarmonQuest’ Is Funniest When People Have No Clue What’s Going on In partnership with Seeso. Sign up for only $3.99 a month. At Esther’s Follies in Austin, TX this weekend, the crew that normally hosts […]
  11. Cameron Esposito: ‘Standup became a place where I could make my own safe […] In partnership with Seeso. Sign up now for only $3.99 a month. How many people can say that 1,000 people attended their bachelor(ette) […]
  12. ‘SNL’ Got Into its Election-Year Groove with Jonah Hill It’s hard to believe, but 32-year-old Jonah Hill is well on his way to the Saturday Night Live five-timers’ club after hosting the show for […]
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    Which New York City Comedy Show Is Right for You? Let Your TV Tastes Be a GuideA guide to New York comedy based on the TV shows you enjoy.
  14. Melissa McCarthy Returned to ‘SNL’ to Cement Her Position as the Show’s […] Fresh off of filming her upcoming feature film The Boss, Melissa McCarthy handled her fourth-and-1/16th-time hosting Saturday Night Live with […]
  15. Larry David Was Better Than Just Pretty, Pretty, Pretty Good on ‘SNL’ For a guy who only served as a writer on Saturday Night Live for one year in the ‘80s (and famously showed up for work a few days after […]
  16. ‘SNL’ Braves the Blizzard with Ronda Rousey Despite it being the day of the second-biggest blizzard to ever hit NYC, the show went on as scheduled at Saturday Night Live, where […]
  17. Adam Driver Hosted the Delayed First ‘SNL’ of 2016 The first Saturday Night Live of 2016 actually aired on Sunday morning due to the NFL game going into overtime and delaying broadcast on the […]
  18. Tina Fey & Amy Poehler’s ‘SNL’ Is the Greatest Gift of All Sisters may have had to compete with Star Wars: The Force Awakens at the box office this weekend, but on Saturday Night Live, Tina Fey and […]
  19. Here’s What We Can Expect From The UCB Show On Seeso and the Return of the […] In partnership with Seeso. You Get It. It’s been nearly 18 years since the Upright Citizens Brigade TV show first aired on Comedy […]
  20. Chris Hemsworth Returned to Host His Second ‘SNL’ of the Year In terms of hunky leading men hosting Saturday Night Live, this week’s episode hosted by Chris Hemsworth wasn’t nearly as strong as last […]
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    Kroll and Mulaney’s Oh, Hello Press ConferenceGil Faizon and George St. Geegland have a way with a Q&A.
  22. Ryan Gosling Giggled His Way Through a Great Episode of ‘SNL’It’s hard to tell who laughed more at this episode: the audience or Ryan Gosling. SNL started off Season 41 with a Miley-Amy-Tracy bang, […]
  23. Matthew McConaughey Brought His Relaxed Charm to ‘SNL’“Welcome to the zoo; we are the monkeys.” That was the delightful way in which Oscar-winning actor Matthew McConaughey introduced his first […]
  24. Elizabeth Banks Solidly Handled ‘SNL’ Hosting Duties for the First TimeFollowing the horrific terrorist attacks in Paris on Friday, Saturday Night Live had the task of putting on a live comedy show while the world […]
  25. Talking About Things Other Than Whether or Not Women Are Funny with Bonnie […]It’s been almost eight years since Christopher Hitchens penned his 2008 op-ed for Vanity Fair that said women aren’t funny, and a lot has […]
  26. Donald Trump Drags ‘SNL’ Down to a New Low Maybe it’s because we’re still trying to process how Donald Trump could be a leading GOP Presidential candidate in the first place, but his […]
  27. Tracy Morgan Came Home to ‘SNL’This weekend marked former Saturday Night Live cast member Tracy Morgan’s triumphant return to Studio 8H after recovering from the horrific car […]
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    The Biggest Themes to Listen for in Amy Schumer’s HBO SpecialSex positivity. (And Ruth Bader Ginsburg.)
  29. Amy Schumer Takes ‘SNL’Capping off an impressive summer that included the premiere of her first movie, The Oddball Tour, a vacation with Jennifer Lawrence, and a […]
  30. ‘SNL’ Dove Into Election-Year Season 41 with Miley Cyrus and Hillary […]After the much-hyped 40th season of SNL, season 41 eased back into normalcy with a premiere that saw Miley Cyrus taking the stage for her third […]
  31. 5 Things We Learned at Trevor Noah’s Daily Show UnveilingFox News–bashing won’t be the show’s default setting.
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    See How Well the Cast of Wet Hot American Summer Has AgedSome haven’t aged a day since 2001; others have miraculously grown younger. 
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    Tig Notaro on Tig and Why She Wants to Be a Mom“We just want to put little pants on somebody.”
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    Lenny Jacobson on the Crazy Hollywood, FL FinaleAnd who was responsible for that “F*ck Seinfeld” moment last week.