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Michael Che To Anchor 'Update' On Saturday Night Live

By Charlotte Court | 12th September 2014

After a brief stint on Comedy Central’s The Daily Show, former Saturday Night Live writer and stand-up comic Michael Che will return to the NBC late-night show as co-host of Weekend Update. Breaking into the...

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Legendary Unseen Snl Announcer, Don Pardo, Dies At 96

By Holly Williams | 19th August 2014

Radio presenters have something of a reputation for being glamorous, old school workaholics, continuing to perform way past the age of retirement until they shake off this mortal coil as their own manner of quitting....

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Funnyman Brooks Wheelan Fired From Snl After One Season

By Victoria Pavlova | 15th July 2014

So what does one do to get fired from Saturday Night Live after one season? The show, which is notorious for giving young comedians a head start, has fired Brooks Wheelan for undisclosed reasons. Ever...

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Colin Jost Set To Replace The Departing Seth Meyers On Snl's 'Weekend Update'

By Joe Wilde | 24th January 2014

As Seth Meyers readies himself to assume his seat at the Late Night desk next month, the departing Saturday Night Live regular has left some important gaps on the show that need filling. One of...

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Newest 'Saturday Night Live' Castmember Sasheer Zamata May Be Beyoncé'S Biggest Fan

By Jaclyn Brandt | 8th January 2014

Saturday Night Live has hired its first African American female castmember since Maya Rudolph, and she already has plenty of fans. Sasheer Zamata was selected after the show held nationwide auditions, possibly as a response...

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Drake To Juggle Presenting And Performing On Saturday Night Live In January

By Jack de Aguilar | 23rd December 2013

Drake will be at the helm when Saturday Night Live returns for its first episode of 2014. The rapper will be facing the twin concerns of presenting and performing when he takes the microphone in...

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Ben Affleck Gets To Re-visit Argo, Again, And Re-do His Marriage On Snl

By Joe Wilde | 20th May 2013

Ben Affleck was a fitting host for the last episode in the current series of Saturday Night Live, with the Oscar winner providing ample personality, humour and taste in an episode where he was very...

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Kanye West Stars In Awkward Trailer For Snl Season Finale [Video]

By Joe Wilde | 17th May 2013

Kanye West will serve as the musical guest on this week's Saturday Night Live (airing May 18), with the rapper, guest host Ben Affleck and SNL faithful Fred Armisen promoting the episode by starring in...

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Kanye West Teases New Material From Inside A Pyramid At Surprise Nyc Show [Video]

By Joe Wilde | 17th May 2013

Earlier this week (May 15), Kanye West shocked and awed audiences at the Adult Swim's Upfront event at Roseland Ballroom in New York City when he took to the stage unnanouced and performed a selection...

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Bill Hader In Saturday Night Live Exit

By Jack de Aguilar | 14th May 2013

Saturday Night Live is enjoying or enduring – depending on which side you fall – a mass exodus. But it’s not losing a load of staff, rather the extremely versatile Bill Hader.Hader spearheads the 'Weekend...

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Meet Seth Meyers, The New Host Of 'The Late Show'

By Jack de Aguilar | 13th May 2013

The merry-go-round is slowly starting to creak into motion. Jay Leno is deemed too old and not hip enough for the Tonight Show, so Jimmy Fallon gets the nod. Seth Meyers gets upgraded from Saturday...

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Kristen Wiig Returning To Snl To Host – Joined By Ben Affleck

By Jack de Aguilar | 29th April 2013

Returning from whence she came, well, her fame anyway, Kristen Wiig will be back on Saturday Night Live as host for one night only. And she’ll be joined by Ben Affleck for what promises to...

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Justin Timberlake Celebrates His Fifth Appearance On Snl With A Host Of Throw-back Treats

By Joe Wilde | 11th March 2013

Justin Timberlake made his triumphant return to Saturday Night Live this weekend (9 March) in what was his fifth appearance on the hit comedy show. As JT entered the '5th Timers' club, he ascended into...

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His Best Idea Yet! Why Justin Bieber Should Appear On 'Saturday Night Live'

By Holly Williams | 10th January 2013

Did anyone else's jaw drop when finding out that recently shamed pot sensation (ahem - I meant 'pop' sensation) Justin Bieber was set to appear on NBC's satire show 'Saturday Night Live' as guest host...

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Media Stir After Samuel L Jackson's Slip-up On Snl

By Victoria Pavlova | 16th December 2012

Cover your ears everyone, Samuel L Jackson said a bad word.Last night’s (December 15) episode of Saturday Night Live featured a lot of remarkable moments, with a number of interesting guests, Sir Paul McCartney fronting...

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Children's Choir, Samuel L. Jackson And Paul Mccartney Hit All The Right Notes For The Festive Show: Saturday Night Live Recap

By Joe Wilde | 16th December 2012

Last night's Saturday Night Live (Dec 15) could have gone very wrong indeed in lieu of recent events in America, but for a nation in mourning the one thing that America needed was a healthy...

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Nbc Save And Upload Genius Guy Fieri Sketch From Saturday Night Life Dress Rehearsal

By Contributor | 20th November 2012

For those of you still following the spat between the New York Times and celebrity chef Guy Fieri – and it seems that quite a lot of you are – there was much amusement to...

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Jeremy Renner Proves Tough Guys Can Be Funny During Snl Host Spot

By Joe Wilde | 18th November 2012

Jeremy Renner showed that he can shine where others have burnt out when the action star appeared on Saturday Night Live as last night's (Nov 17) host of the long-running comedy sketch show.The Bourne Legacy...

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Anne Hathaway Proves Her Comic Worth In Snl Appearance

By Joe Wilde | 11th November 2012

Anne Hathaway starred as this weeks guest host of Saturday Night Live last night (Nov 10), proving herself to be a master of comic timing and delivery. Don't act like you weren't surprised.The Dark Knight...

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Joseph Gordon-levitt Proves A Hit As Snl Host

By Joe Wilde | 23rd September 2012

Joseph Gordon-Levitt followed on from Seth MacFarlane's well-received appearance on the first episode of the new Saturday Night Live series with an equally impressive show of comic talent and timing.The Dark Knight Rises star tickled...

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Nirvana Manager: Courtney Love Led To Band's Downfall

15th September 2008

Danny Goldberg, former manager of Nirvana, has said Courtney Love was a toxic presence among the band.Love married Nirvana lead singer Kurt Cobain in 1992, with the couple having a daughter, Frances Bean, before Cobain's...

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