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‘SNL’ Cold Open Tackles Roe v. Wade, Amber Heard and Johnny Depp Trial

Saturday Night Live’s cold open on May 7 tackled everything from the Supreme Court leak signaling that Roe v. Wade would be overturned to the Amber Heard and Johnny Depp defamation trial. The 13th century England-set sketch — so placed due to a reference in Justice Samuel Alito’s draft opinion overturning Roe to a “treatise” […]

‘SNL’ Cold Open Pokes Fun at Elon Musk’s Offer to Buy Twitter

Saturday Night Live’s cold open on April 16 touched on everything from Elon Musk trying to buy Twitter and Britney Spears announcing her pregnancy, to Coachella and bad reviews for Morbius. Bowen Yang’s Easter Bunny kicked off the cold open against a pastel and garden-filled backdrop to mimic the Christian holiday. “It’s really me, the […]

‘SNL’ Cold Open Takes Crack at Fox News, Trump for Putin Support

Donald Trump, Laura Ingraham, Tucker Carlson and friends flooded Mar-a-Lago to raise funds for the real victims of the Ukraine invasion — the oligarchs — during Saturday Night Live, touching on everything from the Capitol riots to Harry Potter and Rihanna’s pregnancy. “I’m Tucker Carlson, and I’m like if a pair of boat shoes came to […]

Tina Fey, Steve Martin, Paul Rudd Induct John Mulaney Into ‘SNL’ Five-Timers Club

Fellow five-time hosts Paul Rudd, Tina Fey, Steve Martin, Elliot Gould and Candice Bergen, as well as Conan O’Brien, inducted John Mulaney into Saturday Night Live‘s Five-Timers Club during the Feb. 25. episode. “Not to be a total bitch, but my Five-Timers show in December was supposed to be a lot better. That is before […]

‘SNL’ Pays Tribute to Ukraine, While Host John Mulaney Enters Five-Timers Club

Saturday Night Live‘s cold open paid tribute to Ukraine with the Ukrainian Chorus Dumka of New York singing in their native tongue behind a table with the word “Kyiv” spelled out in candles. Castmembers Kate McKinnon and Cecily Strong introduced the chorus and ended the cold open with the typical “Live from New York, it’s […]

‘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 […]

‘SNL’ Cold Open: Joe Biden Blames ‘Spider-Man’ for All of Nation’s Problems

James Austin Johnson’s Joe Biden made a return in Saturday Night Live’s first cold open of 2022 on Jan. 15, blaming everything on Spider-Man: No Way Home.  “There’s one simple thing you can do to make this whole virus go away: Stop seeing Spider-Man,” Johnson’s Biden said in a press conference addressing the rise in […]

‘Saturday Night Live’ Cold Open Tackles Aaron Rodgers, Glenn Youngkin’s Victory in Virginia, Donald Trump

After a short break, Saturday Night Live‘s cold open on Nov. 6 hit some of the week’s biggest news items. Cecily Strong’s Judge Jeanine Pirro interviewed Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, played by Pete Davidson, Virginia Governor-elect Glenn Youngkin, played by Alex Moffat, one of the voters who got him elected, played by Heidi […]

Stephen Colbert Celebrates “Beautiful” Audience in ‘Late Show’ Return to Ed Sullivan Theater

For the first time in over a year, The Late Show With Stephen Colbert aired live from New York’s Ed Sullivan Theater with a full audience on Monday night. After producing 211 episodes remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic, the late night show returned before audience members — the Ed Sullivan Theater can seat over 400 […]

Stephen Colbert Presses Taylor Swift to Reveal Who “Hey Stephen” Is About

The singer appeared on 'The Late Show' on Tuesday, where she startled the late night host with her fandom.

Jason Momoa Makes Surprise Cameo on ‘Saturday Night Live’

'Aquaman' actor Jason Momoa made a surprise appearance during 'Saturday Night Live.'

Darrell Hammond Returns to ‘SNL’ as Bill Clinton at Trump Rally in Cold Open

The cold open on the latest episode of NBC's 'Saturday Night Live' featured two presidential reprisals thanks to Alec Baldwin returning as Donald Trump and alum Darrell Hammond bringing back his Bill Clinton impression.