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  1. backstories
    The Season SNL Embraced Its Old, Weird Self AgainThe show’s writers walk us through the highlights from a year when they dialed back the Trump.
  2. sketch comedy
    Robin Thede Is Changing the Game With A Black Lady Sketch Show“I think what’s revolutionary about this show is that it will allow every type of black woman to feel seen.”
  3. tv review
    Sherman’s Showcase Is More Than a Sketch-Comedy Nostalgia TripThe clever, sneakily weird IFC series is a glittering heap of invention that imagines a rich alternate cultural history.
  4. sketch comedy
    Sketch-Comedy Team Astronomy Club Is Headed to NetflixWith some help from Kenya Barris.
  5. chat room
    Arturo Castro on Alternatino and the Power of Blind OptimismChatting with the Broad City alum about his new Comedy Central show.
  6. new shows
    Watch the Premiere of Comedy Central’s New Sketch Series Alternatino Right HereGet a head start on Arturo Castro’s new sketch-comedy show.
  7. trailer mix
    Sherman’s Showcase Trailer: Tiffany Haddish Enjoys Some Good-Ass SoupThe show premieres in late July.
  8. snl
    The 12 Best SNL Sketches of Season 44From “Bodega Bathroom” to Abraham H. Parnassus, here are the standout moments from this season.
  9. snl
    10 of Adam Sandler’s Best Saturday Night Live SketchesFrom “The Denise Show” to Opera Man and beyond.
  10. chat room
    Tim Robinson on His New Netflix Show and the Worst Pain of His LifeThe SNL alum’s six-part series debuts today.
  11. trailer mix
    Here’s Your First Look at Comedy Central’s New Sketch Show AlternatinoStarring Arturo Castro, Arturo Castro, and Arturo Castro.
  12. trailer mix
    Tim Robinson’s Netflix Sketch-Comedy Show Looks NutsWill Forte, Vanessa Bayer, Andy Samberg, and more all show up.
  13. tv history
    The ’60s Sketch-Comedy Show That Crashed and Burned Into TV InfamyIn 1969, Turn-On was supposed to be television’s next big thing. But then it got canceled after one very offensive episode.
  14. plagiarism
    SNL Accused of Plagiarizing Two Sketches From New York Comedy GroupThe Temple Horses have lawyered up.
  15. prophecies
    Heinz’s Latest Product Is Straight from the Mr. Show PlaybookBob Odenkirk and David Cross were the first to free us from the two-jar grind.
  16. good one podcast
    The Most Autobiographical Character Seth Meyers Ever WroteOn this week’s Good One podcast, the late-night host discusses writing the Documentary Now! episode “Juan Likes Rice and Chicken.”
  17. revivals
    Kenan Thompson Is Producing an All That Revival at NickelodeonA Nickelodeon classic is ready for a comeback.
  18. sketch comedy
    Issa Rae and Robin Thede’s Sketch-Comedy Show Is Headed to HBOGet ready for A Black Lady Sketch Show.
  19. sketch comedy
    R. Kelly ‘Wanted to Fight’ Dave Chappelle Over ‘Piss on You’ SketchChappelle and Neal Brennan both recalled the time R. Kelly’s “goons” threatened Chappelle over the sketch in Chicago.
  20. on comedy
    Nick Kroll Wishes Kroll Show Got Inside Amy Schumer-Level Fame“I’m probably more competitive than I’d like to admit.”
  21. trailer mix
    Brian Regan Enters the Sketch-Comedy Game in this Trailer for His Netflix SeriesStand Up and Away! debuts on Christmas Eve.
  22. best of 2018
    The 10 Best Saturday Night Live Sketches of 2018Rounding up our favorite musical parodies, recurring sketches, and delightfully bizarre original characters of the year.
  23. snl
    The Story Behind Saturday Night Live’s Weezer SketchTalking with Eli Coyote Mandel, Steven Castillo, and Alan Linic about writing the sketch that launched a thousand new Weezer debates.
  24. overnights
    Saturday Night Live Recap: The Best and Worst Claire Foy SketchesThe Crown and First Man star Claire Foy holds her own in her SNL hosting debut.
  25. sketch comedy
    Netflix Adds Sketch-Comedy Show From Brian Regan and Jerry SeinfeldStand Up and Away! will debut on Christmas Eve.
  26. snl
    How ‘GP Yass’ Broke New Ground on SNLTalking with SNL writers James Anderson and Bowen Yang about their very silly sketch and teaching Lorne Michaels about drag culture.
  27. overnights
    Saturday Night Live Recap: Steve Carell Mocks Jeff Bezos and TrumpAnd The Office star teases a potential revival with his former Dunder Mifflin coworkers.
  28. snl
    How SNL’s Surreal ‘House Hunters’ Sketch Came TogetherTalking with SNL co-head writer Kent Sublette about the delightfully weird Liev Schreiber–Leslie Jones HGTV parody.
  29. sketch comedy
    The Baroness von Sketch Stars Reveal Their Favorite SketchesThe IFC sketch-comedy stars choose their favorite sketches (and favorite Muppets).
  30. overnights
    Saturday Night Live Recap: Jonah Hill Earns His Five-Timers’ JacketThe return of Adam Grossman never disappoints.
  31. sketch comedy
    5 Head-Crushing Highlights From the New Kids in the Hall BiographyPaul Myers’s new book is full of comedy-nerd gold.
  32. specials
    New Special From Hasan Minhaj’s Sketch Group to Air on Comedy Central Next MonthGoatface will be coming to you November 27.
  33. snl
    The Story Behind Chris Redd and Pete Davidson’s ‘Trees’ SNL SketchTalking with cast member Chris Redd about the sketch that got cut off during the latest live SNL broadcast.
  34. snl
    The Story Behind Kate McKinnon’s Debette Goldry SNL CharacterTalking with writer Anna Drezen about one of SNL’s best recurring characters.
  35. overnights
    Saturday Night Live Recap: Why Didn’t Awkwafina Rap?The Crazy Rich Asians star hosts a hit-and-miss episode.
  36. snl
    The Story Behind Adam Driver’s Oil Baron SNL SketchTalking with the freshman writer behind a highlight of the season 44 premiere.
  37. renewals
    Baroness von Sketch Show’s Reign at IFC Continues With a Fourth SeasonThe show’s third season premieres November 8.
  38. emmys insider
    Kenan Thompson Better Get Nominated for an Emmy This YearIn his record-breaking 15th season, Kenan Thompson proved he’s more vital to SNL than ever.
  39. overnights
    Saturday Night Live Season-Finale Recap: Tina Fey Returns to 30 RockThe former head writer and Weekend Update host comes back for a funny, satisfying victory lap.
  40. overnights
    Saturday Night Live Recap: Amy Schumer Keeps It LightThe ‘I Feel Pretty’ star helped the cast deliver a perfectly palatable Mother’s Day episode.
  41. vulture lists
    John Mulaney’s 10 Best SNL SketchesIt’s not just Stefon!
  42. overnights
    Saturday Night Live Recap: Chadwick Boseman Brings Wakanda to 30 RockT’Challa faces off against his toughest foe yet: Black Jeopardy!
  43. exclusive
    Tessa Thompson Is a Very Flirty Personal Trainer in the Portlandia FinaleCarrie Brownstein catches Tessa’s eye.
  44. overnights
    SNL Recap: Alec Baldwin Fires Back at Donald TrumpThe jokes are a bit rusty in SNL’s post-Olympics return hosted by Charles Barkley.
  45. Paramount Network Developing Latino Sketch Comedy Series ‘Browntown’Next month, the Spike TV network will be rebranded as the Paramount Network starting January 18th, and one of the projects in development […]
  46. oral history
    An Oral History of ‘David Pumpkins’The story of Saturday Night Live’s most improbable breakout character.
  47. The Creators and Stars of ‘Baroness von Sketch Show’ Arrive in the StatesThe feminist Canadian sketch comedy series Baroness von Sketch Show has made a splash on the CBC and graces American airwaves on IFC tonight at […]
  48. Kenan Thompson Is Developing a Sketch Comedy Series for KidsKenan Thompson wants to make an All That-style sketch series for today’s generation of kids. According to Variety, Thompson is developing a […]
  49. comedy
    How to Assemble a Sketch-Comedy Troupe From ScratchAn introduction to Baroness von Sketch Show, which stars four specifically chosen 40-something women — kind of like a comedic Justice League.
  50. IFC Released an Episode of ‘Baroness von Sketch Show’ Ahead of Its […]Back in May, IFC announced that it acquired the Canadian sketch comedy series Baroness von Sketch Show, and ahead of the 13-episode series’ […]
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