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'SNL' Says Target Is Your Safe Space This Thanksgiving

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 11.20.2016 | Entertainment

Struggling with the thought of spending time with your family this Thanksgiving? Don’t worry, “Saturday Night Live” has your back. In this spoof...

Susan Sarandon is The Meddler: Listen to Your Mother

Regina Weinreich | Posted 04.24.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Even when you know where The Meddler is going, Susan Sarandon is so likable as Marnie, a mom from Brooklyn with a thick accent and a big heart, you ro...

'SNL' Reimagines A Realistic Magic Carpet Ride In 'Aladdin' Spoof

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 01.18.2016 | Comedy

After brilliantly parodying Jasmine, Belle, Snow White and company in the "Disney Housewives" sketch back in 2012 ("I don't need to rub a lamp to get ...

Chris Hemsworth Is A Lady Who Brunches In 'SNL' Sketch

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 12.13.2015 | Comedy

For all their fame and fortune, celebrities are one insecure bunch. Just ask Chris Hemsworth. In a standout sketch from his second "SNL" outing, the A...

'Saturday Night Live' Pays Touching Tribute To Paris

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.15.2015 | Entertainment

One day after a series of coordinated terrorist attacks rocked Paris and left 129 people dead, NBC's "Saturday Night Live" paid a simple yet touching ...

Here Are The Rejected 'SNL' Promos Written By Trump's Staff

The Huffington Post | John Trowbridge | Posted 11.06.2015 | Comedy

Donald Trump is hosting "SNL" this Saturday with musical guest Sia. By now, you've seen Trump's promos with Cecily Strong. NBC has already removed one...

Donald Trump Labels Ben Carson A 'Total Loser' In 'SNL' Promos

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 11.04.2015 | Entertainment

The world has been patiently waiting for Donald Trump's "Saturday Night Live" episode. Will he have a sense of humor about himself? How many shots wil...

The Tale of Two Body Cameras: White Man Lives, Black Man Dies

T. Better Baldwin | Posted 06.26.2015 | Black Voices
T. Better Baldwin

When I heard about How to Get Away With Murder, I took to twitter to ask Shonda Rhimes if it was a TV show about police corruption. While she courteously replied, she opted not to match facetious wit.

Cecily Strong Calls Out Politicians Who Try To Tell Women How To Use Their Bodies

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 04.26.2015 | Politics

"Saturday Night Live" cast member Cecily Strong addressed recent legislation aimed at women's rights and abortion on both the federal and state levels...

Funny Girl Gig: Cecily Strong Fourth Female Entertainer At White House Correspondents' Dinner

Beverly Wettenstein | Posted 06.20.2015 | Women
Beverly Wettenstein

Saturday Night Live comedian Cecily Strong, 31, is the fourth female featured solo entertainer at the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner, on Saturday, April 25. Considered one of the top gigs in the comedy business, the annual roast of the president and politicians is considered Washington's equivalent to the Oscars and called the "Nerd Prom."

Weekend Update's 'Girl At A Party' Wants To Talk To You About ISIS And Stuff

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 03.09.2015 | Comedy

For every 10 people ... there are 20 people. On "Saturday Night Live" this weekend, Cecily Strong took to Weekend Update as "The Girl You Wish You Had...

Jonathan Cohn

Top 10 'SNL' Political Sketches Of All Time | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 02.13.2015 | Politics

“Saturday Night Live” celebrates its 40th anniversary on NBC Sunday night. Forty seasons would be a remarkable run for any television show. But, a...

Watch The Ferguson Sketch 'SNL' Cut For Time

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 12.08.2014 | Comedy

"Saturday Night Live" reacted to the Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury decision and similar ruling in the Eric Garner case with a cold open lampooning Al...

James Franco And Cecily Strong Get Experimental In Their 'SNL' Promo

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 12.03.2014 | Comedy

"SNL" in 3D? Can you imagine? In this week's "Saturday Night Live" promos, host James Franco and cast member Cecily Strong are ready to kick the ho...

Cecily Strong To Perform At White House Correspondents' Dinner

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 11.19.2014 | Comedy

"Saturday Night Live" star Cecily Strong will be the guest comedian at 2015's White House Correspondents' Association dinner, the association announce...

She's Baaaaack!

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 09.28.2014 | Comedy

She had to leave the "Weekend Update" desk to bring back the character that got her there, but now Cecily Strong's "Girl You Wish You Hadn't Started A...

Bill Hader Doesn't Really Have A Lot To Say About The 'SNL' Shakeup

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 09.16.2014 | Entertainment

Bill Hader appeared on HuffPost Live on Tuesday to discuss his new role in the indie film "The Skeleton Twins," but the former "Saturday Night Live" c...

Cecily Strong Responds To 'Weekend Update' Change

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 09.13.2014 | Comedy

Don't worry about Cecily Strong, y'all. The "SNL" cast member who anchored "Weekend Update" during the last season, has made it clear she's very h...

Big 'Weekend Update' Shakeup At 'SNL'

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 09.12.2014 | Comedy

You'll be seeing even more of Michael Che come Sept. 27. Bill Carter of The New York Times is reporting that the newest "Daily Show" correspondent and...

Angela Merkel Needs A Vacation

Posted 04.06.2014 | Comedy

Angela Merkel is sick of cleaning up everyone else's messes. After confirming that Vladimir Putin had begun a partial withdrawal of troops from the Uk...

Mike Ryan

Did Lena Dunham Deliver A Good 'SNL'? | Mike Ryan | Posted 03.09.2014 | TV

The hype that surrounds the announcement of an interesting “SNL” host like Lena Dunham is always odd. Usually the extra noise will come from the f...

'SNL' Critic Dings Woody Allen

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 03.02.2014 | Comedy

"Saturday Night Live" brought back 19th century critic Jebidiah Atkinson (Taran Killam), a new Weekend Update favorite, on this week's episode. This t...

Mike Ryan

How Was Jim Parsons On Colin Jost's First 'SNL' Last Night? | Mike Ryan | Posted 03.02.2014 | TV

After almost a month off for the Olympics, “SNL” returned last night with a new feel – hey, there’s a new guy hosting “Weekend Update”! ...

Why Cecily Strong Thought Her 'SNL' Audition Was A Total Disaster

Posted 03.12.2015 | OWN

Get to know the newest Weekend Update coanchor. By told by Arianna Davis Backstory As a kid, Cecily Strong spent Saturday nights parked in fron...

Mike Ryan

Melissa McCarthy And 'SNL' Says Goodbye To Seth Meyers | Mike Ryan | Posted 02.02.2014 | TV

Each longtime “SNL” cast member seems to have his or her own unique way of leaving the show. When Darrell Hammond (still the longest tenured cast ...