"Yeah, it's a blessed life."
The former head writer and Weekend Update host comes back for a funny, satisfying victory lap.
The ‘I Feel Pretty’ star helped the cast deliver a perfectly palatable Mother’s Day episode.
For his first SNL-hosting gig, Glover shows up prepared to bring his acting and writing chops, too.
John Mulaney is easy to love in his return to SNL.
T’Challa faces off against his toughest foe yet: Black Jeopardy!
When Bill Hader returns to SNL, everyone gets a case of the giggles.
As a first-time SNL host, Sterling K. Brown does a remarkable job.
The jokes are a bit rusty in SNL’s post-Olympics return hosted by Charles Barkley.
With cameos from Andy Samberg, Tina Fey, and Rachel Dratch.
From the George W. Bush sketch to his Weekend Update appearance, Will Ferrell is unsurprisingly great.
Chastain is a strong first-time host, but she’s stuck in a weak episode.
The Three Billboards star makes his SNL debut.
SNL is a great match for Kevin Hart’s enthusiastic comedy.
The Disaster Artist star really commits to his fourth SNL hosting gig.
The Lady Bird star is an adept host with an arsenal of accents.
Chance turns on the charm for his first Saturday Night Live hosting gig.
The Girls Trip star is the first black female comic to host SNL.
The rumpled, grousing master of the social faux pas returns to Studio 8H.
The Big Sick and Silicon Valley star makes his first trip to Studio 8H.
The Wonder Woman star had a pretty delightful SNL debut.
Saturday Night Live kicks off season 43 with new faces, new writers, and a whole lot of Trump jokes.
The Rock hosts SNL for the fifth time.
Welcome to the Five-Timers Club, Melissa McCarthy!
SNL takes a break from Trump with a fun, silly episode.
The visiting Tonight Show host sets the tone early: This episode will be fun and high-energy, offering spectacle over substance.
Alec Baldwin pulls double duty, appearing as both the embattled Fox News pundit and twice as Trump.
While Trump kills us all.
This is her first SNL hosting gig, but Octavia Spencer is no stranger to comedy.
Yet again, SNL shines with terrific political sketches.
Melissa McCarthy’s impression of Sean Spicer is an instant classic.
Aziz Ansari brings a joyful, exuberant presence to Studio 8H.
Casey Affleck hosts a holiday-packed episode.
From Trainwreck to SNL, the WWE star is no slouch when it comes to being silly.
In her third SNL hosting gig, Emma Stone easily holds her own.
SNL welcomes back one of its greatest players.
With Dave Chappelle hosting, this post-election episode tackles Trump, Clinton, race, and politics.
The internet's boyfriend is also an underrated comedic actor.
Who wouldn't want a night of light frivolity with America's Dad?
An evening of malfunctioning robots, demanding escorts, and nearly impenetrable accents.
With Lin-Manuel Miranda as host, SNL adopts a kinder, more gentle tone.
Margot Robbie hosts, but Alec Baldwin steals the show.
"If Steven Seagal can do it, so can you."
Fred Armisen is joined by a bunch of guest stars in the season finale.
Drake, for his part, exhibits a lot of charm, poise, and a sense of humor about himself.
Larson has a great comedic sensibility, so it’s too bad her SNL performance isn’t that special.
The Veep star returns to her stomping grounds while digging into everything other than Veep.
Crowe’s appearance feels less like a true hosting gig and more like a glorified justification to plug a movie.
The Game of Thrones star plays Pooh and gets naked while enduring Leslie Jones’s nighttime hugs.
I’d guess the SNL writing staff had a tough time trying to figure out what to play with when “mini Mariah” arrived.
Tonight’s show has scads of news parodies.
We’ve been wrong and bad, too, Melissa. We’re with you.
This is a strong contender for episode of the season so far.
It’s a big, awkward leap from the field/ice/pool/octagon to Studio 8H.
Could Adam Driver become this generation’s Jeff Goldblum? Discuss.
The Tina and Amy era of SNL is firmly, definitively done.
Don’t worry, Chris Hemsworth: You’re still a hunk.
Gosling’s an ideal candidate for the job because he’s a wild card.
McConaughey gave the kind of grade-grubbing performance Anne Hathaway might get raked over the coals for delivering.
Banks couldn't quite keep the dark clouds at bay, but she tried her best and nobody could've done more.
The joke of Donald Trump is neither fun nor funny anymore.
And Larry David does the best Bernie Sanders.
Amy Schumer is unstoppable and seemingly backlash-proof.
In which Hillary serves drinks and Leslie Jones fakes an orgasm.
Louis C.K. brings his uncomfortable style of comedy to SNL.
"It's good that you're weird because weird got you here."
This episode's theme seemed to be "Nobody Is Watching."
But Taraji P. Henson sure tried.
As he reminded us last night on SNL, Michael Keaton is so much more than Birdman.
He's proven himself to be a comedic performer all along.
The first-time host exploded into the studio like a Norse creature of myth.
Host Dakota Johnson did not seem comfortable.
And neither rushes nor drags.
It's synergy, baby!
He brought breathless, Sherman's March–style showmanship to every sketch.
But Kim Jong-un might not like this one.
His journey to SNL was unexpected, but it shouldn't have been.
They have a lot in common.
She crushed it.
Woody Harrelson handled each sketch like a comedy powerhouse.
When this episode was off, it was way off, but the best sketches were way better than last week's.
He's usually a safe bet.
Along with Kristen Wiig.
Unfortunately, Silverman's career trajectory since leaving the show is pretty much the opposite of how the episode she hosted went.
There are SNL episodes with a lot of cameos, and then there's last night's episode.
The qualities required to play Spider-Man are the same ones it takes to properly host Saturday Night Live.
This episode featured a weed sketch for the ages.
Nearly every sketch has her breaking into song.
The episode didn't always click, but it avoided being boring by a mile.
Or, at least, a host of her generation.
After a monthlong Olympic hiatus, this week's episode promised an evening of firsts.
And Seth Meyers says goodbye.
The Oscar nominee showed up with something to prove.
Endearing, awkward, and occasionally tedious.
A pair of SNL favorites save the show for the holidays.
Not John Goodman's best work.
And the return of some old friends.
Something in this host must have let the writers feel confident weaving out an episode of wall-to-wall wackiness.
The musician was game and goofy, sometimes to the point of distraction.
Kerry Washington's hosting gig came at both the most opportune and most awkward time.
It's nice to have a host you neither have to write towards nor write around.
Bruce Willis took us on a trip down memory lane.
Tina Fey gives her blessing to the new kids.
Entirely rehashed classic characters on parade.
Both helped him stay on the right side of funny.
It's hard to follow Melissa McCarthy.
Despite it being only her second time hosting.
For his fifth SNL hosting gig.
Sketch comedy's not his thing, but he is up for an Oscar.
But not in a creepy way.
A show that felt way better than it actually was.
One of the more unexpectedly great episodes of the season.
This week's episode felt a little familiar.
This week's challenge: Make an unfunny actor funny.
Anne Hathaway is merely endearing.
Louis C.K. provided some much-needed, genuinely comic relief.
Musician hosts have a tough job.
Her monologue might hold the honor for thinnest excuse for a musical number in the entire history of the show.
Sometimes dramatic actors don't make the best hosts.
And Kate McKinnon steals the show as Ann Romney.
And John Mayer showcases his funny faces during Frank Ocean's set.
After fronting the Rolling Stones for 50-some-odd years, he knows what he's doing.
For an SNL alum episode, this one was strangely dull.
Otherwise he's a little stiff.
Gotye short good, Trayvon Martin sketch uncomfortable.
Taran Killam's Andy Cohen impression good, Gilly bad.
Adam Grossman good, too many hits to the nuts bad.
Real Housewives of Disney.
Returning cast members continue their streak as stand-out hosts.
As per her image, she did nothing that made her seem unattractive or gross, a la Melissa McCarthy.
Lana Del Rey and Downton Abbey sketches good, over-recurred sketches bad.
Daniel Radcliffe's SNL debut!
Fake Barkley meets Shaq Barkley!
The best episode this season? Yes? The best episode in recent memory? Quite possibly!
Musical guest to guest host is a big jump.
Musical guest: Lady Antebellum
Baldwin does a mean Tony Bennett, Al Pacino.
You could have seen those impressions coming.
Watch the highlights!
And Fred Armisen mocks Mayor Bloomberg.
A consistently funny episode!
Plus, Johansson mocks Johansson, and Arcade Fire tries to be funny.
But he does kiss Jason Sudeikis.
Wiig as O'Donnell! Samberg in everything.
And a lot of flamboyant humor was attempted.
Watch some highlights.
Who's looking forward to season 36?
Betty White talked like a sailor on 'SNL' last night and it totally worked.
But she is precious.
And Ke$ha has costumes.
Where can we get a Brownie Husband?
Jude Law gave it his all in this lackluster episode.
The weird guy with the beard was great, but the rest of the cast couldn't keep pace.
She was better than expected as host, but the less said about her musical performances, the better.
Barkley was fine, but the night belonged to Alicia Keys.
What up with that?
Take that, Kanye!
She elicited nearly as many laughs from the crowd last night as she did gasps for her sexy attire.
He was so good that he made us forget January Jones! (Almost.)
Being nervous is forgiveable, but being unprepared? Not so much.
Lady Gaga dropped an S-bomb on last night's episode during a performance of "Paparazzi."
And the final performances of Bill Hader and Fred Armisen.
Season 44 will have some fresh faces.
Of course he will!
“I’m highly sensitive.”
It’s a little less than two weeks away.
Featured players Chris Redd and Heidi Gardner will also be back this season.
No, it wasn’t being a general asshole.
We have a few guesses.
From “Prince Show” to “Club Traxx.”