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Major Changes At NBC's 'Up All Night'

Posted 10.29.2012 | TV

More changes are ahead for NBC's "Up All Night." According to Variety, the single-camera comedy will make the drastic switch to multicam format (compl...

How The 'SNL' Debate Parody Came Together

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 10.08.2012 | Comedy

"Saturday Night Live" is notorious for rewriting sketches up until the last minute, but last weekend's parody of the first presidential debate between...

The Show I'd Like To See Carol Burnett and Tim Conway Host

Pat Gallagher | Posted 12.03.2012 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

"Saturday Night Live" is all about sketch comedy. Nobody does sketch comedy better than Carol Burnett and Tim Conway. Nobody.

Penny Marshall's My Mother Was Nuts at The Monkey Bar

Regina Weinreich | Posted 11.20.2012 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

If Penny Marshall's honking nasalese leaps off the pages of her memoir, My Mother was Nuts, it's not because she wrote the book. Rather, this is the w...

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...

Jason Sudeikis Makes Up His Mind

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 09.12.2012 | Comedy

Jason Sudeikis will stay at "Saturday Night Live" at least through the election season, executive producer Lorne Michaels has told Bill Carter of The ...

'SNL' Eyes Two New Cast Members

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 09.10.2012 | Comedy

Looks like "SNL" may be planning on bringing Chicago comedians Aidy Bryant and Tim Robinson on board for next week's season premiere. Ever since Kr...

'SNL' Election Predictions

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold & Katla McGlynn | Posted 08.21.2012 | Comedy

The only people working harder than the Romney and Obama campaign staffs for the next few months are the cast, writers, producers and production crew ...

Abby Elliott Not Returning To 'SNL'

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 08.15.2012 | Comedy

Abby Elliott will not return to "Saturday Night Live" next season, the actress tells comedy news blog Splitsider. She will depart after four season...

Ross Luippold

Lorne Michaels Officially Launches New Comedy Network

HuffingtonPost.com | Ross Luippold | Posted 08.09.2012 | Comedy

Close observers of comedy may have taken note of Above Average Productions, a new online video network that boasts web series such as "The Cool Kids T...

"Paul Simon's Graceland Journey -- 25 Years Later."

SnagFilms | Posted 10.03.2012 | Arts
SnagFilms

The reach of oppression can be vast. The poor, outspoken, different, and dissonant are often harmed by political and social persecution; however, oppression can also hinder another foundational element of culture: artistic expression.

Will Jimmy Fallon Host The Oscars?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.08.2012 | Entertainment

Jimmy Fallon: Oscar host? It almost happened, at least according to a report in the Los Angeles Times. Per the paper, outgoing Academy of Motion Pi...

Not Your Typical Job Seeking Experiment: An Open Letter to SNL's Lorne Michaels

Jason Kitchen | Posted 08.25.2012 | Comedy
Jason Kitchen

Have your people contact my people and we'll set up a lunch. I'll buy, provided you're agreeable to Arby's or the Golden Corral.

Another 'SNL' Departure: Andy Samberg Confirms He's Leaving

The Huffington Post | Maggie Furlong | Posted 06.01.2012 | TV

Less than two weeks after "Saturday Night Live's" season finale, which ended with an emotional goodbye to longtime cast member Kristen Wiig, Andy Samb...

Chris Harnick

Which Characters Will Be Back For 'Portlandia' Season 3?

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Chris Harnick

Lorne Michaels Talks Kristen Wiig's 'SNL' Exit

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Harnick | Posted 05.21.2012 | TV

Emotions were running high on the season finale of "Saturday Night Live" and nobody knows that better than Lorne Michaels, the man behind the long-run...

WATCH: From Radner To Wiig, 'SNL' Does Dancing Right

Huffington Post | Lucas Kavner | Posted 05.21.2012 | Comedy

For all the wordiness of most "SNL" sketches, some of the most powerful moments in the show's history have involved no talking at all. When the ca...

Lorne Michaels: Romney May Do 'SNL' In The Fall

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold & Katla McGlynn | Posted 05.02.2012 | Comedy

During a media conference call Tuesday, "Saturday Night Live" executive producer Lorne Michaels said there is a chance that Republican presidential ca...

'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.

WATCH: Steven Spielberg Directs 'Laser Cats'

Posted 04.16.2012 | Comedy

In the latest edition of "Laser Cats," the totally insane homemade short films on "Saturday Night Live," Andy Samberg and Bill Hader scored a major co...

The Original Jenna On '30 Rock' Speaks

Posted 03.26.2012 | TV

You won't find a Hollywood feud between Rachel Dratch and Tina Fey. The two "Saturday Night Live" alumnas starred in NBC's "30 Rock" ... that is, an u...

30 Oddest SNL Host/Musical Guest Pairings Ever

Lee Brenner | Posted 04.07.2012 | Comedy
Lee Brenner

Here's a great, easy game you can play when bored: Think of the most absurd pairings of Saturday Night Live host and musical guest possible. Everyone ...

Bieber To Host 'SNL' This Season?

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 01.30.2012 | Comedy

UPDATE: A source close to "Saturday Night Live" has told The Huffington Post that Jonah Hill will host the March 10 episode of the show. The source al...

WATCH: The Many Faces Of Kristen Wiig

Posted 01.30.2012 | Comedy

Lorne Michaels has gone on record to say that "Saturday Night Live" standout Kristen Wiig is among the very best players the show has ever seen. Sure,...

Panic Attacks!

Posted 12.20.2011 | Entertainment

While she may have celebs lusting after her, Emma Stone still gets star-struck from time to time. "The Help" star, who before she was uber-famous ...