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Aasif Mandvi Backs Michael Che After Insensitive Instagram Post

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 10.31.2014 | Comedy

Michael Che made headlines earlier in the week after comparing, in an Instagram post, women being catcalled to him being recognized as a celebrity in ...

'Drunk Uncle' Tells Us Exactly What's Wrong With Halloween

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 10.26.2014 | Comedy

Trick or treat, smell my feet, KIDS USED TO VOLUNTEER TO FIGHT FOR THEIR COUNTRY! On Saturday's Halloween edition of "Saturday Night Live," Bobby M...

Meet Saturday Night Live's New Weekend Update Co-Anchor, Michael Che

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 10.24.2014 | Comedy
Jeryl Brunner

As Saturday Night Live enters its 40th season, a new co-anchor joins the Weekend Update desk. Michael Che, a former correspondent on the Daily Show With Jon Stewart and a SNL writer, sits alongside co-host Colin Jost.

'Saturday Night Live' Gets More Diverse

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 10.20.2014 | Entertainment

"Saturday Night Live" has promoted writer and sometimes "Weekend Update" guest Leslie Jones to a cast member. NBC confirmed the news to HuffPost Enter...

New 'Update' Anchor Reveals Why Getting Hired At 'SNL' Is 'Weird'

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 09.30.2014 | Comedy

"Saturday Night Live" may have a little communication problem. While on "Late Night with Seth Meyers," Michael Che revealed that even after "SNL" h...

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...

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...

John Mulaney Reveals His Inspiration For 'Stefon'

The Huffington Post | Christine Dalton | Posted 04.04.2014 | Comedy

Keeping with the parade of 'SNL' guests on 'Late Night With Seth Meyers', John Mulaney stopped by on Thursday night. He and Seth reminisced about the...

Seth Meyers Reveals His Favorite 'Weekend Update' Guest

The Huffington Post | Christine Dalton | Posted 03.11.2014 | Comedy

As his third week hosting 'Late Night' kicked off, Seth Meyers seemed completely at ease interviewing his guest and good friend, Andy Samberg. The two...

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

Posted 02.10.2014 | 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 ...

Meet Seth Meyers' 'Weekend Update' Replacement

Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy

Continuing in the tradition of "SNL" head writers becoming "Weekend Update" anchors, Colin Jost will be stepping into Seth Meyers' shoes when Meyers l...

Arianna Swings By 'SNL'

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 01.25.2014 | Comedy

On this weekend's "Saturday Night Live," our very own Arianna Huffington (played here by Nasim Pedrad) swung by the Weekend Update desk to flirt with ...

Mayor Bloomberg And Jimmy Fallon Talk 2014

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 12.22.2013 | Comedy

What do Seth Meyers, Jimmy Fallon and Mayor Michael Bloomberg have in common? Well, they've all got some big changes coming their way in 2014 -- and t...

Drunk & Drunker

Posted 12.15.2013 | Comedy

What's better than Bobby Moynihan appearing as Drunk Uncle on "SNL"? Having him joined by John Goodman as Drunker Uncle. Watch your two favorite rel...

'I'm Black As Hell'

Posted 12.15.2013 | Comedy

Santa Claus made a pre-Christmas Eve stop by Weekend Update this Saturday to address Megyn Kelly's claim that he's a white guy, and he made one thing ...

WATCH: 'SNL' Spoofs Shaq

Posted 11.04.2013 | Sports

Jay Pharoah dropped by SNL's "Weekend Update" and broke out his impression of Shaquille O'Neal. And like his other sports impressions, he did not disa...

SNL's Drunk Uncle Returns With Jesse Pinkman

Posted 09.30.2013 | Comedy

One of our favorite Weekend Update characters returned for the season 39 premiere, and he didn't disappoint. Drunk Uncle joined Seth Meyers and new co...

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 ...

Stefon Marries Anderson Cooper In Final Show

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 05.19.2013 | Comedy

With the announcement that this season of "Saturday Night Live" is Bill Hader's last, the troubling news only meant one thing for many: That we will n...

WATCH: 'SNL' Takes On IRS Scandal

Posted 05.19.2013 | Comedy

On last night's season finale of "SNL," Seth Meyers was joined by his former "Weekend Update" co-host Amy Poehler to ask the question on all of our mi...

Chris Harnick

What Seth Meyers Will Bring To 'Late Night' | Chris Harnick | Posted 05.13.2013 | TV

Seth Meyers is taking over "Late Night" from Jimmy Fallon and to say he's both surprised and excited about his new gig is an understatement. "I've ...

SNL Roasts Google Glass

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.06.2013 | Technology

In the latest sign that Google Glass, the wearable computer that only a handful of early adopters have their hands on, has made it into the mainst...

The Top 5 Stefon Sketches Ever | Posted 06.12.2013 | Comedy

Stefon is three years old this month. Sure, he's a hypersexual three-year-old with unstoppable daddy issues who potentially disposes of exes by murdering them and taking them to the Carribean. But he is celebrating a birthday. We should celebrate.