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INTERVIEW: Co-Creator Mike Shoemaker on Hulu's The Awesomes

Zaki Hasan | Posted 10.15.2014 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

Hulu's The Awesomes just wrapped its second season, but as co-creator Mike Shoemaker explains, there's still plenty of super-comedic action on the way for the animated offering, which features voice work by comedy greats

Chelsea Handler: 'SNL' 'Blew Me Off' After Asking Me To Host

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 10.09.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Chelsea Handler has never hosted "Saturday Night Live," and she's alright with that. What she's not alright with is the way the show strung her along ...

Sarah Silverman Talks To Her Younger Self In 'SNL' Monologue

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 10.05.2014 | Entertainment

Sarah Silverman may not have had one of her sketches air on "Saturday Night Live" when she was a writer for the show in the '90s, but who cares when y...

Meet Pete Davidson, The Newest Cast Member Of 'SNL'

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 09.16.2014 | Entertainment

"Saturday Night Live" is only getting one new featured player this season, and his name is Pete Davidson. The rising standup comedian will appear on t...

How Obama Killed A Controversial SNL Skit

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 08.21.2014 | Politics

A November 2007 episode of "Saturday Night Live," featuring a cameo by then-Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.), almost included a controversial sketch about r...

Former 'SNL' Star: 'We Dropped The Ball' On Going After The Right

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 08.20.2014 | Comedy

When you look at it today, "Live From New York," Tom Shales' and James Miller's seminal oral history of "Saturday Night Live," is clearly missing one ...

First-Year Cast Member Says He Was 'Fired' By 'SNL'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 07.15.2014 | Entertainment

Brooks Wheelan, one of six featured players hired by "Saturday Night Live" before the start of the show's 39th season, will not return for Season 40. ...

The Perils of Naming Your Kid

Lorne Jaffe | Posted 08.19.2014 | Parents
Lorne Jaffe

You're in charge of what this person will be called for the rest of his/her life. And you have literally thousands of choices in hundreds of baby-naming books. It's a lot of pressure.

See 'SNL' Newbies Recall Their Favorite Moments From The Season

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 06.16.2014 | Entertainment

On the heels of Lorne Michaels announcing that the next season of "Saturday Night Live" will come with significant cast changes, NBC has posted a seri...

Pretty Manifesto! -- Leslie Jones and Erin McKean

Ellen Snortland | Posted 07.29.2014 | Entertainment
Ellen Snortland

A statuesque woman, Jones started riffing with Colin Jost (the new male anchor of Weekend Update) on the subject of beauty vs. "being useful," mentioning how the ultra-slender Lupita Nyong'o was just named "Most Beautiful Woman" by People magazine.

Reverse Racism: The Month in Review

T. Better Baldwin | Posted 07.02.2014 | Black Voices
T. Better Baldwin

Here's a quick lesson, it took 101 years after the Emancipation Proclamation to get a Civil Rights Bill to become law. Four years later Martin Luther King Jr., a leader of that Civil Rights movement, was assassinated.

Get Ready For A Lot More Maya Rudolph

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 04.16.2014 | TV

Rudolph is guiding Hollywood's biggest stars right to your TV screen. NBC has announced that "The Maya Rudolph Show," a variety show special, will ...

Tina Fey Is Heading To The Middle East For New Comedy

Posted 02.21.2014 | Entertainment

Afghanistan and Pakistan don't often lend themselves to comedic fodder, but leave it to Tina Fey to change that. TheWrap reports that the Emmy-winning...

Live from New York!

Tim_Arnold | Posted 04.19.2014 | Entertainment
Tim_Arnold

"Heyyyyy, you made it!," Belushi says when he sees me standing up there. Sure did. Down I go. The Blues Bar is dimly lit, I can't see much.

A Reason to Watch Saturday Night Live Again

Rashad Robinson | Posted 03.19.2014 | Black Voices
Rashad Robinson

Just a day after Saturday Night Live announced the addition of Sasheer Zamata to the cast, and still weeks prior to her scheduled debut, at least one Hollywood critic was already scribbling an asterisk by Sasheer's name.

The 12 Hatiest Haters Who Ever Hated

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy

Haters gonna hate. Look, nobody likes a hater, but these stories of revenge-seekers, pranksters and scallywags are just plain impressive, if not ad...

Mike Ryan

With 'Nebraska,' Will Forte Leaves MacGruber Behind

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

On the day we meet for this interview, Will Forte is lamenting his performance from the night before on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.” He had sun...

Lorne Michaels Responds To Diversity Issues On 'SNL'

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 11.01.2013 | Comedy

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — Kerry Washington's turn as host of "Saturday Night Live" this week gives that television institution something it hasn't...

Big 'SNL' Change Revealed

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 09.16.2013 | Comedy

UPDATE: NBC has confirmed that Noël Wells, Beck Bennett, John Milhiser, Kyle Mooney, Mike O'Brien and Brooks Wheelan are joining the "SNL" cast this ...

6 Wildly Successful Women Who Had Male Mentors

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 09.12.2013 | Women

We truly believe that it's invaluable for women to build up other women in the workplace. But what about all of the awesome men who are helping to cre...

Nora Dunn in Mythical Proportions

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 10.30.2013 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

In this 70-minute performance, Dunn does what she does best: brings her own characters to life in a series of touching and hilarious skits.

The World's Most Creative People Let Us Inside Their Offices

Vanity Fair | Posted 10.07.2013 | Style
Vanity Fair

If you're looking for the seat of creativity, you'll find it under a desk. Vanity Fair invades the work spaces of over-achievers from Aaron Sorkin to ...

NBC's Not Done With Leno Yet

The Huffington Post | Maureen Ryan | Posted 09.26.2013 | TV

Jay Leno may be leaving "The Tonight Show" in February 2014, but NBC isn't done with him yet. At the Television Critics Association Summer 2013 pre...

Was Fred Armisen Saying Farewell To 'SNL'?

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 05.20.2013 | Comedy

Fred Armisen has not announced whether this week's "Saturday Night Live" season finale will indeed be his last episode as rumored, but a sketch during...

Bye Bye, Bill!

Posted 05.14.2013 | TV

Bill Hader is leaving "SNL," the comedian announced in an interview with The New York Times. His last show will be the Season 38 finale of "Saturday N...