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Critic’s Notebook: Big ‘Saturday Night Live’ Departures Will Test the Show’s Depth

Kate McKinnon, Aidy Bryant, Kyle Mooney and Pete Davidson leave big shoes to fill, but 'Saturday Night Live' has never had a deeper roster of talent.

Pete Davidson, Kate McKinnon Say Goodbye to ‘SNL’ in Finale: “Memories That Will Last a Lifetime”

Saturday Night Live’s season 47 finale provided opportunities for departing castmembers Pete Davidson, Kate McKinnon, Aidy Bryant and Kyle Mooney to make a final impression as show regulars. Davidson returned to the “Weekend Update” desk that helped the star establish his voice over the past eight seasons. During his farewell appearance, he started out with […]

Pete Davidson, Kate McKinnon Among Those Leaving ‘Saturday Night Live’

Pete Davidson is leaving Studio 8H. The comedian is poised to sign off for good from NBC’s Saturday Night Live, where he has been a staple for the past eight seasons after joining the Lorne Michaels sketch comedy as one of its youngest-ever castmembers. Castmembers Kate McKinnon, Aidy Bryant and Kyle Mooney are also expected […]

Judd Apatow’s ‘The Bubble’: Film Review

David Duchovny, Pedro Pascal, Keegan-Michael Key and Kate McKinnon are among the large ensemble cast in this Netflix parody of a sci-fi shoot ruled by pandemic protocols.

Peacock’s ‘Joe vs. Carole’: TV Review

The rivalry between Carole Baskin and Joe Exotic, which captivated America between March 2020 and March 2020, gets an eight-episode limited series starring Kate McKinnon and John Cameron Mitchell.

Kate McKinnon Joining Margot Robbie’s ‘Barbie’ Movie

Kate McKinnon is the latest A-lister to be enlisted for Barbie. The SNL star is in talks to join Margot Robbie, Ryan Gosling, America Ferrera and Simu Liu in the Warner Bros. movie. Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach wrote the script for the long-gestating project, with Gerwig set to direct. Plot details are being held […]

Laura Ingraham Mocks Kate McKinnon’s ‘SNL’ Impression of Her

It’s life imitating art imitating life: Fox News host Laura Ingraham did her impression of Kate McKinnon doing her impression of Laura Ingraham on her show Monday night. First, McKinnon mocked the conservative commentator during the Saturday Night Live cold open this weekend. Then Ingraham performed her reply: Ingraham took aim at SNL’s penchant for […]

‘SNL’ Cold Open Tackles Novak Djokovic, the Green M&M, ‘How I Met Your Father’

Saturday Night Live’s latest cold open was filled with political and pop culture references from the previous weeks — including Novak Djokovic, Wordle, How I Met Your Father, Jason Momoa and Lisa Bonet, the green M&M and, of course, Donald Trump. Kate McKinnon’s Laura Ingraham made an appearance on her version of The Ingraham Angle. Before […]

Aidy Bryant, Cecily Strong and Kate McKinnon Reflect on a Tough, Meaningful Season and Their ‘Saturday Night Live’ Futures

Saturday Night Live has been off the air since May, which has allowed its stars time to reflect on what they’ve ultimately concluded was one of the most powerful seasons in their collective tenures at the show — which is not to say it was easy or even fun. Zooming in from different locations, Emmy […]

Kate McKinnon’s ‘Joe Exotic’ Drama Will Be Exclusive to Peacock

NBCUniversal’s high-profile Joe Exotic drama starring Kate McKinnon is no longer headed for broadcast television. After announcing that the series based on the Wondery podcast of the same name would air across NBC, USA Network and Peacock, the media company’s new streaming and TV regime has decided that the content of the limited series would […]

Kate McKinnon Departs Hulu’s Elizabeth Holmes Drama ‘The Dropout’

The 'SNL' Emmy winner was poised to play the Theranos founder and exec produce.   

‘SNL’: Kristen Wiig Performs Musical Monologue During Hosting Return

Maya Rudolph and Kate McKinnon joined Kristen Wiig to sing about their favorite things this holiday season.