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'SNL' Spoofs Lydia Callis, Chris Christie

Posted 11.04.2012 | Comedy

"Saturday Night Live" opened its post-Hurricane Sandy show with a press conference from New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg (Fred Armisen) and his newly ...

Who Won Big On 'SNL' This Week?

Mike Ryan | Posted 10.22.2012 | TV
Mike Ryan

For the second week in a row, "SNL" featured only 10 segments. Factor in a dominating host and the presence of Tom Hanks and and it wasn't exactly the easiest week to get quality airtime.

WATCH: Bruno Mars 'SNL' Promos

Posted 12.17.2012 | Comedy

Bruno Mars will be both the host and musical guest on this week's "Saturday Night Live," and he and Fred Armisen want to make sure you don't forget it...

Who Won Big On 'SNL' This Week?

Mike Ryan | Posted 10.08.2012 | TV
Mike Ryan

Aidy Bryant had a much better week than the previous two. But, still relegated to just a couple of backup roles. I am going to make a bold predictions by stating that, next week, Aidy Bryant will be nowhere near 14th on this list.

Does 'SNL' Have A Liberal Bias? Seth Meyers Weighs In

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 09.21.2012 | Comedy

Here's a shocker: A popular entertainment program is staffed by liberals. In Thursday's episode of Bill Simmons' podcast "The B.S. Report," Simmons...

'SNL' Relevancy Poll: Hader-Pharoah 2012

Mike Ryan | Posted 11.17.2012 | TV
Mike Ryan

Always following in the footsteps of "SNL" Scorecard, the "SNL" Relevancy Poll now kicks off its season as well. Remember, the Relevancy Poll is less about pure performance as it is a combination of buzz and airtime from Saturday night's show -- an opening show that featured three brand new cast members and, somehow, nobody got shut out. It also featured a casting decision that will change the balance of power on the show for one recently promoted repertory player, at least for a good part of the season.

WATCH: Fred Armisen's Best Role Yet?

Posted 09.13.2012 | Comedy

He won't be playing President Obama on "SNL" this year, but that doesn't mean Fred Armisen won't continue to delight us as a million other characters....

Jay Pharoah Taking Over Barack Obama Role On 'SNL'

Posted 11.12.2012 | Comedy

"Saturday Night Live" is getting a new Barack Obama. Lorne Michaels told the New York Times on Wednesday that Jay Pharoah, a featured player for tw...

Alec Baldwin Is Gunning For A Role On 'Portlandia'

Posted 09.10.2012 | TV

After leaving "30 Rock," Alec Baldwin wants to head to "Portlandia." While interviewing "Portlandia" star Fred Armisen on his podcast "Here's The ...

WATCH: Portlandia Hates The Olympics

Posted 08.08.2012 | Comedy

Not everyone is into the Olympics. In fact, some of us are just plain over them. "Portlandia" stars Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein definitely ...

WATCH: Fred Armisen Breaks Down His Obama Impression

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 07.11.2012 | Comedy

Veteran "Saturday Night Live" cast member Fred Armisen has been impersonating President Obama since before the 2008 election and, if he stays on the s...

WATCH: Fred Armisen Takes A Vow Of Silence

Posted 07.10.2012 | Comedy

So far on "The Front Desk," we've seen "SNL" favorite Bill Hader turn into triplets and "Curb" star J.B. Smoove request that a monkey serve him bread....

Can You Be Serious For 30 Seconds?

Posted 05.25.2012 | Comedy

Think you can be serious -- and entertaining -- for a full 30 seconds? It might be harder than it sounds. "Saturday Night Live" and "Portlandia" st...

WATCH: Jimmy Fallon's 'Downton Abbey' Parody Is Back

Posted 02.06.2013 | Comedy

It's the battle of upstairs versus downstairs on "Downton Sixbey," the spot-on parody of BBC's "Downton Abbey" from "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon." Bu...

Chris Harnick

Which Characters Will Be Back For 'Portlandia' Season 3? | Chris Harnick | Posted 05.22.2012 | TV

Get ready for more Feminist Bookstore Owner when "Portlandia" Season 3 hits IFC. At the 71st Annual Peabody Awards, series stars Carrie Brownstein and...

Who Had The Best Showing On 'SNL' This Season?

Mike Ryan | Posted 05.22.2012 | TV
Mike Ryan

"SNL" wrapped up its 37th season on Saturday. Throughout the season, we followed the cast members' progress, ranked weekly in the Relevancy Poll. Now, we've tallied the results to present to you the complete 2011-12 "SNL" Relevancy Poll.

WATCH: Mick Jagger Reacts To Mick Jagger Impressions

Posted 05.21.2012 | Comedy

Mick Jagger may be one of the most electric stage presences in history, but for one sketch on "Saturday Night Live" last night, he couldn't overcome h...

What To Do This Weekend In New York

Posted 05.11.2012 | New York

Rooftop Film Series 2012 Where: Various locations When: Friday-August 18 Price: $12 Rooftop Films kicks off their summer bill this weekend with a...

'SNL' Writer Responds To Bias Accusations

Ross Luippold | Posted 05.08.2012 | Comedy

It's hard to remember the last time an unaired sketch on "Saturday Night Live" received as much attention as last weekend's intended cold open poking ...

Unaired 'SNL' Sketch Criticized Obama's Bin Laden Ad

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 05.07.2012 | Comedy

This weekend's episode of "Saturday Night Live" opened with a scathing parody of "Fox & Friends," the right-leaning morning show that airs on the Fox ...

Which '30 Rock' Live Episode Had Better Cameos?

Posted 04.27.2012 | TV

The second live episode of "30 Rock" aired on the East and West coasts on Thursday night, and both featured priceless cameos from Paul McCartney, Kim ...

Armisen Talks Potential 'SNL' Departures of Wiig, Samberg & Sudeikis

Posted 04.24.2012 | Comedy

Fred Armisen had some kind words on Monday for fellow "Saturday Night Live" cast members Kristen Wiig, Jason Sudeikis, and Andy Samberg, all of whom h...

WATCH: The Final Garth & Kat?

Posted 04.16.2012 | Comedy

Garth and Kat, the feathered-hair singing duo played by Fred Armisen and Kristen Wiig, returned to Weekend Update on "Saturday Night Live" last night ...

'SNL' Scorecard: One Of The Best Shows Of The Season

Mike Ryan | Posted 06.15.2012 | TV
Mike Ryan

Josh Brolin seemed to be a bit of an afterthought. For whatever reason, Brolin stepped out of the way and let the cast shine -- which resulted in one of the best shows of the season.

All About Eve: An Interview with IAMEVE on the Release of Her Album, The Everything Nothing

J.L. Sirisuk | Posted 06.11.2012 | Los Angeles
J.L. Sirisuk

A powerful lyricist, Tiff Randol has previously been nominated by the Songwriters Hall of Fame as an up-and-coming writer. Released this week is the first single off Randol's The Everything Nothing.