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Iggy Azalea's Snl Debut Was... A Mixed Bag

Iggy Azalea can now officially be crowned a pop queen, after her SNL debut last night. I-G-G-Y performed three songs – she kicked things off with the monster hit Fancy and later on, brought out...

Prince To Perform On Saturday Night Live! As Chris Rock Returns To Host

It seems that 'Saturday Night Live' really is pulling out all the stops to celebrate their 40th anniversary season. On November 1st the legendary sketch show will see alumni Chris Rock return for the first...

Seth Rogen Confronts Studio Boss Who Axed Freaks And Geeks

Actor Seth Rogen turned on the Tv executive who cancelled his cult Tv series Freaks And Geeks after coming face to face with him at the weekend (11Oct14).The U.S. show, which launched the careers of...

Kristen Wiig Pays Tribute To Jan Hooks On Snl

Actress Kristen Wiig paid tribute to fellow former Saturday Night Live (Snl) star Jan Hooks during her appearance on the U.S. sketch show over the weekend (11-12Oct14).The Bridesmaids star was among the guests on Saturday...

30 Rock Stars Lead Tributes To Jan Hooks

Alec Baldwin and his 30 Rock co-stars have led tributes to late funnywoman Jan Hooks following her death on Thursday (09Oct14).The former Saturday Night Live (Snl) star passed away aged 57, and her loss has...

Comedienne Jan Hooks Dies At 57

Former Saturday Night Live star Jan Hooks has died, aged 57.A representative for the actress confirmed that Hooks passed away on Thursday (09Oct14). While the official cause of death has yet to be revealed, sources...

Sarah Silverman Pays Tribute To Joan Rivers On Saturday Night Live

Comedienne Sarah Silverman paid tribute to Joan Rivers over the weekend (04Oct14) by portraying the late comic on U.S. sketch show Saturday Night Live.The A Million Ways to Die in the West star donned a...

Chris Pratt Pays Sexy Tribute To Wife On Tv

Guardians Of The Galaxy star Chris Pratt paid an hilarious tribute to his actress wife Anna Faris during his first stint as host of Tv comedy show Saturday Night Live in America on Saturday (27Sep14)...

Darrell Hammond Will Be The Announcer Of New Season Of 'Snl'

Comedian Darrell Hammond has been unveiled as the new announcer of long-running TV staple ‘Saturday Night Live’ when it returns for its fortieth season at the end of the month. He replaces the late Don...

Michael Che To Anchor 'Update' On Saturday Night Live

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...

The Replacements Returning To U.s. Network 30 Years After Ban

Veteran punk rockers The Replacements are returning to America's Nbc network nearly 30 years after they were banned from sketch show Saturday Night Live.The Minnesota quartet served as musical guests for the long-running show in...

Sam Smith's Flat Burgled During Big U.s. Break

British singer Sam Smith's big break into the U.S. on Tv series Saturday Night Live was marred when he found out his London flat had been burgled the same night.The Stay With Me hitmaker made...

Legendary Unseen Snl Announcer, Don Pardo, Dies At 96

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....

Beloved Voice Of U.s. Tv Don Pardo Dead At 96

Veteran U.S. Tv voiceover star Don Pardo has died at the age of 96.He passed away in his sleep on Monday (18Aug14) at his home in Tucson, Arizona. Pardo was known to millions in...

Saturday Night Live Wins Big At Creative Arts Emmys

U.S. sketch show Saturday Night Live was the big winner at the 2014 Creative Arts Emmy Awards, taking home five honours including best guest star for Tv host Jimmy Fallon.The hit comedy scooped awards for...

Kanye West Compared Celebrity Troubles To Civil Rights Fight In Wedding Speech

Kanye West used his wedding speech to compare the troubles facing modern celebrities to the injustices suffered by African-Americans during the fight for civil rights in the U.S. in the 1960s.The rapper married reality Tv...

Funnyman Brooks Wheelan Fired From Snl After One Season

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...

Kenan Thompson Is A First-time Dad

Actor Kenan Thompson is a first-time dad.The former child star-turned-Saturday Night Live regular and his model wife, Christina Evangeline, welcomed baby girl Georgia Marie Thompson on Friday (20Jun14) in New York, according to Tmz.com....

Maya Rudolph Reunites With Tina Fey And Amy Poehler In New Film

Comedienne Maya Rudolph is reuniting with her former Saturday Night Live co-stars Tina Fey and Amy Poehler in upcoming film The Nest.The Bridesmaids star joins the movie as a childhood friend of Fey and Poehler,...

Charlize Theron Shows Off Her Bad Singing Skills On Saturday Night Live

Charlize Theron poked fun at her lack of singing skills as the host of Saturday Night Live at the weekend (10May14) by performing a painful tune with the cast of the U.S. comedy show.The actress...

Coldplay Star Kisses Spider-man On Saturday Night Live

Top Brits Andrew Garfield and Chris Martin shared a passionate clinch as part of a U.S. TV Spider-Man skit on Saturday night (03May14).Saturday Night Live host Garfield and Coldplay frontman Martin, the show's musical guest,...

Tracy Morgan Credits Saturday Night Live With Making Veteran Dad Laugh Again

Former Saturday Night Live star Tracy Morgan has credited the U.S. sketch comedy show with helping his dad laugh again after serving in the military during the Vietnam War.The comedian was one of the long-running...

Maya Rudolph To Return To Tv With Star-studded Variety Show

Former Saturday Night Live star Maya Rudolph is heading back to Tv with her own star-studded variety show.The comedienne will front The Maya Rudolph Show, a one-off special that executives at America's Nbc network have...

James Franco Laughs Off Instagram Controversy In Saturday Night Live Skit

Actor James Franco laughed off his recent Instagram.com dating scandal this weekend (12-13Apr14) by joining his pal Seth Rogen on U.S. comedy show Saturday Night Live to poke fun at the controversy.The 127 Hours star...

Pharrell Williams' Crystal Sneakers Are Priceless

Pharrell Williams had a little 'bling' in his step during his appearance on U.S. Tv show Saturday Night Live at the weekend (05Apr14) - his dazzling Adidas sneakers were covered with Swarovski crystals.Designers at the...

Kenan Thompson Confirms Baby News

Funnyman Kenan Thompson has confirmed reports he's set to become a father.The former child star-turned-Saturday Night Live regular's wife Christina Evangeline is expecting a baby girl later this year (14). Announcing the baby news...

Lena Dunham Apologises For Molestation Tweet

Lena Dunham has apologised for tweeting a joke about molestation.More: did Lena Dunham come up with the greatest SNL sketch of all time?The Girls star, who regularly strips off in scenes for her hit Tv...

Liam Neeson Reprises Taken Character To Send Comedy Threat To Putin

Liam Neeson channelled his Taken character as a former Cia agent during a surprise appearance on U.S. sketch show Saturday Night Live this weekend (08Mar14) to jokingly threaten Russian President Vladimir Putin over the military...

Fred Armisen Recruited To Lead Band For Seth Meyers' Talk Show

Comedian Fred Armisen has been recruited by his former Saturday Night Live co-star Seth Meyers to lead the band for his upcoming LATE NIGHT WITH Seth Meyers talk show.Meyers will make his debut as a...

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

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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