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SNL's French Dance Gets A Dash Of 'Cup Song'

Posted 04.06.2014 | Comedy

If there was one sketch on Anna Kendrick's episode of "Saturday Night Live" that was worth nerding-out on, it was the "French Dance." The recurrin...

Jessica Goodman

'HIMYM' Ties Up Loose Ends

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Goodman | Posted 03.18.2014 | TV

Ah, Gary Blauman, a guy we haven't seen since "How I Met Your Mother" Season 5. Cobie Smulders' real-life husband Taran Killam -- of "SNL" fame -- gue...

Matthew McConaughey Stops By 'Weekend Update'

Posted 03.10.2014 | Comedy

There's really nothing not to love about a good Matthew McConaughey impression, and Taran Killam's from this Saturday's "Weekend Update" did not disap...

'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?

HuffingtonPost.com | 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”! ...

Aww, 'SNL' Made Seth Meyers A Sweet Goodbye Video

Posted 02.20.2014 | Comedy

Sure, Seth Meyers is only moving down the hall from his old office at "Saturday Night Live," but not being part of the team putting the show together ...

The Super Bowl Goes Broadway

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 02.07.2014 | Comedy

Now that we've seen the real Super Bowl, we can see that the imagined halftime show "SNL" produced the day before was far more interesting than the en...

This Was Kind Of Perfect

Posted 01.26.2014 | Comedy

It's easy to get distracted by the beauty of snow falling gently on a cold winter's night. Even if you've got a job to do....

Jonah Hill Has To Get All His F-Bombs Out Of The Way Before Hosting SNL

Posted 01.22.2014 | Comedy

Sure, Jonah Hill may have achieved an SNL hat trick by hosting for his third time, but that doesn't mean he couldn't run afoul of one of network telev...

Why New Years Resolutions ALWAYS Fail

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 01.25.2014 | Comedy

It's January 20th. Have you kept up with your New Years resolutions? If not, you're in good company. As this "SNL" music video proves, no matter how c...

John Goodman & Taran Killam Are The Worst Carol Singers

Posted 12.11.2013 | Comedy

Trust us, you do NOT want John Goodman and Taran Killam to show up on your doorstep singing Christmas Carols. Fortunately, the "Inside Llewyn Davis" ...

Your Favorite Sassy 19th Century Critic Returns

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 12.08.2013 | Comedy

Jebidiah Atkinson was a hit on "Saturday Night Live" last month when he stopped by the Weekend Update desk to bash the Gettysburg Address. On this wee...

Look Who Crashed 'SNL'

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 12.08.2013 | Comedy

"Saturday Night Live" opened this weekend's show with a condensed version of NBC's "Sound of Music" live broadcast last week. But despite the mixed re...

'SNL' Does CNN Better Than CNN

Posted 01.24.2014 | Comedy

"Saturday Night Live" opened this week with a parody of CNN's George Zimmerman coverage, and asked two important questions: Who on earth would date Ge...

Mike Ryan

Were The Odds In Favor Of Josh Hutcherson On 'SNL' Last Night?

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 11.24.2013 | TV

Josh Hutcherson as an “SNL” host was … serviceable. He certainly wasn’t great -- I’m not sure he brought really anything special to the tabl...

One Of The Best Things We've Ever Seen On 'SNL'

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 11.18.2013 | Comedy

There was plenty of good in this weekend's Lady Gaga-helmed edition of "SNL," but if you missed Taran Killam's "Weekend Update" appearance as Jebidiah...

Patton Oswalt Auditioned For '12 Years A Slave'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.13.2013 | Entertainment

"12 Years A Slave" director Steve McQueen cast Taran Killam as one of the two men who kidnap the film's title character, Solomon Northup, into slavery...

Kerry Washington Helps 'SNL' Make A Point, But Will It Matter?

Mike Ryan | Posted 01.23.2014 | TV
Mike Ryan

Whelp, it's official ... this is officially one of the most troublesome seasons of "SNL" in recent history, even though it has nothing to do with the quality of the show. (Not that the quality has been great, but it's been OK considering all of the cast changes.)

Kerry Washington's 'Scandalous' SNL Promos Are Here

Posted 10.30.2013 | Comedy

Get ready, "Scandal" fans, Kerry Washington is taking the "Saturday Night Live" stage this weekend with musical guest Eminem, and the first promos hav...

The Sketch You Didn't See On This Weekend's 'SNL'

Posted 10.28.2013 | Comedy

For everyone who has ever carved the perfect jack-o-lantern only to have some jerk smash it, here's a new music video from Taran Killam and "SNL." It...

Mike Ryan

How To Direct The Best Movie Of The Year

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 10.15.2013 | Entertainment

Steve McQueen is known for not suffering fools. The second-biggest story to come out of this year's Toronto International Film Festival concerning McQ...

IT'S A BOY DANCE PARTY

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 10.13.2013 | Comedy

Ladies, make no mistake: When you leave the house, your boyfriends and husbands are definitely having a boy dance party. ...

'SNL' Takes On NASA Shutdown

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 10.13.2013 | Comedy

In one fell swoop, "Saturday Night Live" managed to parody both the government shutdown and the hit film "Gravity." Check out this weekend's opening s...

Did Bruce Willis Save The Day While Hosting 'SNL'?

Mike Ryan | Posted 01.23.2014 | TV
Mike Ryan

Bruce Willis had not hosted "SNL" since September 30, 1989. On that evening there was a "Thirtysomething" sketch and the fourth ever appearance of "Wayne's World." It's nice that Bruce Willis was promoting absolutely nothing, so in my own little fantasy world, I picture him waking up one morning and thinking "You know, I haven't hosted "SNL" in 24 years, I better get on that."

Miley Cyrus Makes A New Kind Of Sex Tape

Posted 10.07.2013 | Comedy

Not only is Miley Cyrus willing to make a sex tape with new "SNL" cast member Kyle Mooney, she's willing to go the extra mile for Kyle and his friends...