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Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special

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EXCLUSIVE Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special

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Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis

Ben Stiller And Owen Wilson Turn Up As 'Zoolander' Characters On 'SNL'


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Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson made a surprise appearance on ‘Saturday Night Live’ as their dim-witted characters from the Zoolander sequel, and gave their unique insights into the pressing political issues of the day.

The pair have reprised their roles as Derek Zoolander (Stiller) and Hansel (Wilson) for the long-awaited follow-up to the much loved 2001 original, which comes out on February 12th, and they came in character to visit the ‘SNL’ segment Weekend Update with Colin Jost and Michael Che on Saturday (February 6th), getting huge cheers as they made their way onstage.

However, their commentary on the presidential nomination races didn’t extend to much more than the candidates’ fashion senses, as they were asked about Ted Cruz, Bernie Sanders, Hilary Clinton and, of course, Donald Trump.

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Ronda Rousey Excels In 'SNL' Promo Video


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Ronda Rousey has been showing off her newly found comedy skills in a new promotional video ahead of her ‘Saturday Night Live’ hosting debut this weekend, in which she fends off cast regular Beck Bennett’s romantic moves and throws him to the ground, for good measure.

The 28 year old former UFC bantamweight champion, who was reportedly the third most-searched name on Google in 2015, will be making her first hosting appearance on the weekly NBC show this weekend (January 23rd).

Ronda RouseyUFC icon Ronda Rousey in October 2015

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Watch Will Ferrell Make His Return To 'Saturday Night Live' As George W. Bush


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Will Ferrell made his return to ‘Saturday Night Live’ yesterday evening (December 12th) as former US president George W. Bush. Bush made an appearance to give his thoughts on the current crop of Republican presidential candidates, concluding that what we really need is for him to come back for a third term.

Will FerrellWill Ferrell has returned to ‘SNL’, as George W. Bush.

“This is an important day, I’ve made a big decision, I’m entering the race for President of the United States of America,” Ferrell as Bush began. “The field of Republicans out there is so messed up, I figured it makes you miss me”.

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Donald Trump's 'Saturday Night Live' Draws Highest Ratings In Years


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Love him or hate him, you just can’t ignore him: Donald Trump’s guest turn as host on ‘Saturday Night Live’ over the weekend has helped the NBC show record its highest ratings in three years, with a whopping 6.6 household rating.

The billionaire real estate mogul-turned-Presidential hopeful appeared on the evergreen sketch show, an appearance that went ahead despite vociferous protests from minority ethnic groups and civil rights activists directed at the network in the week building up to it.

Donald TrumpDonald Trump's 'SNL' appearance was a success in the ratings

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Tracy Morgan Makes Triumphant Return To 'Saturday Night Live'


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Tracy Morgan has made a triumphant return to his former home of ‘Saturday Night Live’, hosting the show just over a year after being involved in a fatal car accident which killed his best friend and left him fighting for his life. The comedian showed he is well and truly back as he hosted the long-running sketch show, with a little help from his ’30 Rock’ pals.

Tracy MorganTracy Morgan has made his return to live TV, hosting ‘SNL’.

"People are wondering, 'Can he speak? Does he have 100 percent mental capacity? But the truth is, I never did! I might actually be a few points higher now,” Morgan said, opening the show.

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Miley Cyrus Bursts Into Tears During Performance On SNL – Still Distraught Over Late Dog


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Miley Cyrus shed a few tears during her appearance on Saturday Night Live over the weekend. The 22-year-old acted as the guest host and featured musical talent for the NBC show which aired on Saturday (3rd October).

Miley CyrusMiley Cyrus at the MTV VMAs in Los Angeles, August 2015. 

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Tracy Morgan To Make His Return To TV Hosting An Episode Of 'Saturday Night Live'


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Over a year after the horrific car crash that severely injured him and killed his friend and fellow comedian James McNair, Tracy Morgan is due to make his big return to TV by hosting an episode of ‘Saturday Night Live’ in October.

The ’30 Rock’ star and former ‘SNL’ cast member will be hosting the show for the second time in his career on Saturday October 17th, the third show of the upcoming 41st season. The NBC show confirmed the news via its official Twitter feed on Monday (August 17th), also stating that Miley Cyrus and the in-demand comedienne Amy Schumer would also be hosting the first two episodes.

Tracy MorganTracy Morgan with his wife in 2014

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Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special

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Chris Hemsworth Flexes His Comedy Muscles On Saturday Night Live


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Hollywood action man Chris Hemsworth proved his comedy chops this weekend (07-08Mar15) as he thrilled viewers during his guest-hosting stint on U.S. sketch show Saturday Night Live.

The Australian actor kicked off the show by bringing out his real-life siblings Liam and Luke during his opening monologue for a skit with black actor Kenan Thompson, who was introduced as the "fourth Hemsworth brother", with funnywoman Kate MCKinnon as their mother.

Hemsworth went on to star as a spaceship crewmember in love with the captain of the aircraft - a real, live chicken, while he mocked the Disney Channel by 'starring' in a corny show called Brother 2 Brother, with Snl regular Taran Killam as his onscreen sibling.

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Snl Star Defends Dakota Johnson Over Isis Sketch


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A Saturday Night Live (Snl) castmember who acted alongside Dakota Johnson in a controversial sketch about terrorist group Isis has come to the actress' defence after the skit sparked outrage.

The Fifty Shades of Grey star joined the cast of the U.S. comedy show on Saturday night (28Feb15) to take part in a number of sketches, and in one scene she took on the role of a woman who leaves her family to join the feared terror cell.

The skit sparked a major furore online, with many critics branding it tasteless and offensive, but Snl star Taran Killam, who played Johnson's onscreen father in the sketch, has now spoken out to defend his co-star and the show's writers.

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Adam Sandler On Return To Snl Without Chris Farley


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Comedian Adam Sandler confessed returning to the set of U.S. sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live was "heartbreaking" without his late pal Chris Farley.

The funnyman was just one of the successful alumni who went back to the New York City studio on Sunday night (15Feb15) to celebrate the series' 40th anniversary, but the event was bittersweet for Sandler as he reminisced about his beloved co-star throughout the event.

Sandler tells Access Hollywood, "I was walking around (the studio) tonight and every nook and cranny in the place - my first thought went to Farley and how funny he was, and hanging out with him there. He owned the place. We loved him. His family is the greatest.

Continue reading: Adam Sandler On Return To Snl Without Chris Farley

Celebs On The Carpet For Sat NIte Live

Taylor Swift - A host of stars including previous cast members were snapped as they arrived to the Rockerfeller Plaza for Saturday Night Live as it celebrated it's 40th anniversary with a star studded gala in New York, United States - Monday 16th February 2015

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SNL 40th Annniversary Special - Arrivals

Jerry Seinfeld and Jessica Seinfeld - A host of stars including previous cast members were snapped as they arrived to the Rockerfeller Plaza for Saturday Night Live as it celebrated it's 40th anniversary with a star studded gala in New York, United States - Sunday 15th February 2015

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