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Lizzo Replaces Yeah Yeah Yeahs as ‘SNL’ Musical Guest for Final Show of 2022

Lizzo will serenade Saturday Night Live through its last performance of 2022, with the Grammy-winning performer replacing scheduled musical guests the Yeah Yeah Yeahs for the NBC show’s Dec. 17 episode. The swap was revealed during the Dec. 10 episode along with a message from the alternative rock band on Instagram, pointing to an ongoing […]

Selena Gomez, Kieran Culkin Cameo in ‘Father of the Bride’ Sequel Spoof on ‘SNL’

Succession‘s Kieran Culkin and Only Murders in the Building‘s Selena Gomez popped into the latest episode of Saturday Night Live for a Father of the Bride reunion. Steve Martin and Martin Short both hosted the Dec. 10 show, which saw the comedic duo reprise their iconic characters, George Banks and wedding planner Franck Eggelhoffer, respectively, […]

Steve Martin and Martin Short Read Each Other’s Eulogies in ‘SNL’ Opening Monologue

Steve Martin and Martin Short brought their A-game to their joint Saturday Night Live opening monologue, reading each other eulogies and surprising viewers with an appearance from their Only Murders in the Building co-star Selena Gomez. Before diving into each other’s eulogies, the comedians took a second to reminisce about their past SNL hosting gigs, […]

‘SNL’ Alum Lindsay Shookus’ Female Entrepreneur Networking Group Goes Bicoastal

Emmy-winning producer Lindsay Shookus and longtime friend Kristin O’Keeffe Merrick, a financial adviser, started Women Work Fucking Hard in 2018 to connect women across different industries. “You don’t have to be the richest person in the room or the most connected to help the woman next to you,” says Shookus, explaining that the purpose of […]

Steve Martin Torments Martin Short in ‘Saturday Night Live’ Promo

Steve Martin has Martin Short right where he wants him in the duo’s promotional video for their upcoming Saturday Night Live episode. The longtime collaborators and Only Murders in the Building stars are set to co-host the NBC comedy series’ Dec. 10 episode, which will feature musical guest Brandi Carlile. The two comedy legends both […]

Kenan and Kel Reunite Alongside Keke Palmer on ‘SNL’ for Dramatized Sitcom Reimagining ‘Kenan and Kelly’

Kenan Thomspon, Kel Mitchell and orange soda reunited for the most recent episode of Saturday Night Live in a sketch that sees Keke Palmer and the two comedians caught in a soapy love triangle storyline with a pregnancy twist. Thompson and Mitchell, who became teen stars thanks to their work on All That and later […]

‘SNL’ Cold Open Tackles Herschel Walker-Raphael Warnock Runoff Senate Election

After a brief hiatus, Saturday Night Live returned on Dec. 3 and dove right into the upcoming Georgia Senate runoff race between Herschel Walker and Raphael Warnock. The cold open featured Kenan Thompson’s Herschel Walker, Mikey Day’s John Cornyn, Cecily Strong’s Marsha Blackburn and James Austin Johnson’s Mitch McConnell. “Well, Herschel, the midterms wasn’t the […]

Keke Palmer Announces Pregnancy in ‘Saturday Night Live’ Opening Monologue

Keke Palmer hosted Saturday Night Live for the first time on Dec. 3, where she wasted no time in making her hosting gig one to remember. The actress addressed online rumors that she was pregnant and announced that she is, indeed, expecting. A rep for Palmer confirmed the pregnancy to The Hollywood Reporter. “People have […]

Adam Sandler Says It’s Emotional Singing Tribute Song for Chris Farley While on Tour: “It Rocks Me”

Adam Sandler continues to pay tribute to his former castmate and friend, Chris Farley, 25 years after his death. During Thursday’s episode of the Happy Sad Confused podcast, the Hustle actor says he still finds it difficult to perform the “Chris Farley Song” during his shows on the Adam Sandler Live stand-up comedy tour, which […]

Kenan Thompson, Bowen Yang and Mikey Day on ‘Saturday Night Live’ Cast Overhaul: “You Just Keep Going”

Ahead of the premiere of Saturday Night Live season 48, the late night comedy show lost eight of its castmembers, the biggest cast overhaul in a generation. At the end of season 47 in May, Kate McKinnon, Aidy Bryant, Kyle Mooney and Pete Davidson signed off of the sketch series for the last time. Their […]

Brandi Carlile, Steve Martin, ‘SNL’ Cast Celebrate the Museum of Natural History: “A Vote of Confidence in Science”

Brandi Carlile, Steve Martin, Jimmy Fallon, Alec Baldwin and the Saturday Night Live cast hit the red carpet at the American Museum of Natural History on Thursday for its annual gala. Fallon, as the night’s host, kicked off the event — or as he jokingly called it, “the museum’s tax write-off” — with a monologue […]

Dave Chappelle’s ‘SNL’ Opening Monologue Addresses Kanye “Ye” West’s Antisemitic Comments

Dave Chappelle’s opening monologue on Saturday Night Live tackled Kanye “Ye” West’s antisemitic comments, as well as Donald Trump and the midterm elections. The comedian began by reading a statement he said he prepared. “I denounce antisemitism in all its forms. And I stand with my friends in the Jewish community,” he said, before adding, […]