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Westworld And Saturday Night Live Lead The Way At The 2017 Emmys


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It was a successful day for Westworld and Saturday Night Live as both received 22 nominations each as they led the way at the 2017 Emmys. The popular NBC late-night sketch and comedy programme achieved more nods than it had ever previously done with the huge figure.

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The two programmes could not be any more different in style or tone, but it will be the two programmes which lead the way upon the awards in September; Westworld has just finished its huge budget first series, whereas Saturday Night Live has now moved onto a whopping 231 nominations - breaking its own record for most nominations ever at the awards.

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Migos' Management Deny Story About Refusing To Appear On 'SNL' With Drag Queens


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The management team for hip-hop sensations Migos have denied a story suggesting the rappers refused to perform on-stage with drag queens when they appeared with Katy Perry on ‘Saturday Night Live’ last weekend.

Perry performed her new track ‘Swish Swish’ accompanied by drag queens as back-up dancers when she was on ‘SNL’ last Saturday (May 20th). She also did a rendition of ‘Bon Appetit’, her collaboration with the ‘Bad and Boujee’ rappers Migos, but this time round there were far fewer of the drag queens present on the stage, and those that were only seemed to dance on the very periphery of the stage.

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Dwayne Johnson And Tom Hanks Run For Office In 'SNL' Skit


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Dwayne Johnson for President? That sounds like a good idea considering what politics is at the moment. The actor joked about running for office while hosting 'Saturday Night Live' for the fifth time last week, and even brought along Tom Hanks as his 'running mate'.

Dwayne Johnson at the 'Baywatch' premiereDwayne Johnson at the 'Baywatch' premiere

It was the 'Baywatch' star's fifth time hosting 'Saturday Night Live' which meant that Alec Baldwin had the pleasure of introducing him into the 5-timers club (they have jackets!). While talking about Alec's infamous portrayal of Donald Trump, Dwayne opened up about his future plans.

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'Saturday Night Live' Sees Chris Pine Explain That He Is A 'Different Chris'


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We're glad to discover that we're not the only ones who get confused with the four Chrises of Hollywood, because Chris Pine took to 'Saturday Night Live' to explain the differences between himself, Chris Evans, Chris Pratt and Chris Hemsworth once and for all. 

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The 'Star Trek' star is getting well and truly tired of people thinking he is in movies that he isn't, just because he shares his first name with some other Hollywood superstars with similar features and ages. He decided to use his stint as host on this weekend's 'Saturday Night Live' (May 6th 2017) to address the issue.

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Lorde Affects A Miss Havisham Guise For 'Liability' On SNL


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Lorde came over all Miss Havisham in her performance for her latest song 'Liability' on 'Saturday Night Live'. The singer is promoting her forthcoming second album 'Melodrama', which is set for release this summer, and gave two live performances on TV over the weekend.

LordeLorde performs 'Liability' on Saturday Night Live

During her performance, she sat back to back with her collaborator Jack Antonoff who was on piano, and she was dressed in a loose white ensemble of a shirt and pants with a ragged looking veil pulled up over her head. She reminded one of the jilted bride Miss Havisham from Charles Dickens' 'Great Expectations' as she grimaced her way through the lyrics about eternal loneliness.

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Scarlett Johansson Plays Ivanka Trump In 'Complicit' Saturday Night Live Sketch


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As much as there are people out there who want to render Donald Trump's wife and daughters as blameless in his unpopular regime, 'Saturday Night Live' have attacked Ivanka Trump with a sketch by Scarlett Johansson alleging that she is 'complicit' in his actions. 

Scarlett JohanssonScarlett Johansson does her best Ivanka Trump impression on SNL

Ivanka Trump has managed to avoid hitting headlines too much since her scorned father was elected President of the United States, save for that one airplace debacle back in December. Of course, her sister Tiffany managed to create a stir at New York Fashion Week, but Ivanka herself has rather stayed out of the spotlight.

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'Saturday Night Live' Provides Hilarious Recap Of Donald Trump Press Conference


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Following Donald Trump's first full press conference as President-Elect, where he discussed everything from the divestment of his businesses to his sons, to allegations that he had a Russian prostitute 'pee party', 'Saturday Night Live' have recreated a few highlights with Alec Baldwin in his starring role.

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They made fun of the fact that few major stars were going to be in attendance at the inauguration. 'We've got some huge A-list actors coming like Angelina Jolie, Ryan Gosling and Jennifer Lawrence', quipped Baldwin aka Trump. 'They will all be at my inauguration courtesy of Madam Tussauds.'

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Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis

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.

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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. 

Read More: Watchdog Rules Miley Cyrus MAC Ad Is Not 'Overtly Sexual'.

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Alec Baldwin and Hilaria Baldwin - Saturday Night Live (SNL) 40th Anniversary Special at Rockefeller Plaza - Red carpet arrivals at Saturday Night Live, Rockefeller Plaza - New York City, New York, United States - Sunday 15th February 2015

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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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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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