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'I'm Mitt Romney, And I'm Still Running For President'

Posted 11.04.2012 | Comedy

Fun fact: Mitt Romney is technically still a presidential candidate. It may be hard to believe, but it's true. On Tuesday, American citizens will h...

WATCH: Best Of Weekend Update's Stefon

Eva Hill | Posted 10.25.2012 | Comedy

We never get tired of watching Bill Hader crack up as city correspondent Stefon on Weekend Update. But even without the on-camera laughs, his segments...

WATCH: Ahmadinejad Talks NYC Visit On 'SNL'

Posted 09.28.2012 | Comedy

Translating for Mahmoud Ahmadinejad must be the worst. On the second "Saturday Night Live" Thursday election special, the controversial Iranian Pr...

Seth Meyers To Obama: 'What Are You Doing?!'

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 09.23.2012 | Comedy

After talking about "Saturday Night Live"'s liberal bias on a podcast last week, Seth Meyers debuted a new segment on "Weekend Update" called "What Ar...

WATCH: Ann Romney Defends Mitt On 'SNL'

Posted 11.23.2012 | Comedy

Ann Romney has given some recent interviews instructing people to leave her husband Mitt alone, so it only makes sense that "SNL" newcomer Kate McKinn...

'SNL' To Air Primetime Election Specials

Posted 07.24.2012 | Comedy

According to many sources, NBC president Bob Greenblatt announced at the executive session of the 2012 TCAs that "Saturday Night Live" will produce tw...

WATCH: Stefon's Hot Tips For Summer Fun

Posted 05.21.2012 | Comedy

Since "Saturday Night Live" isn't returning until the fall, if you're like us, you were relieved to see beloved recurring "Weekend Update" character S...

15 Best 'Really!?!' Segments From 'SNL'

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.15.2012 | Comedy

Really. Ever since the popular "Really!?!" segment debuted on "Saturday Night Live," it has been a big hit. Whether it's Seth Meyers and Amy Poehler o...

WATCH: Snooki Talks Pregnancy Rumors

Posted 03.04.2012 | Comedy

Rumors have been flying around in recent weeks that "Jersey Shore" star Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi may be pregnant, so the Princess of Poughkeepsie stopp...

WATCH: Nasim Pedrad As Arianna On SNL's Weekend Update

Posted 02.12.2012 | Comedy

It's no secret that Huffington Post Editor-In-Chief Arianna Huffington makes a lot of media appearances to weigh in on politics and current events, an...

WATCH: Nic Cage's Surprise 'SNL' Appearance

Posted 02.12.2012 | Comedy

"In the Cage," Andy Samberg's recurring "Weekend Update" segment where he interviews celebrities as Nicolas Cage, took a turn for the amazing Saturday...

Saturday Night Slump

Lisa Steinberg | Posted 04.08.2012 | Entertainment
Lisa Steinberg

Has the era of comedy royalty and sublime humor now reached its end? With a cast that can't hold a candle to the lords and ladies of laughter that once ruled the television airwaves, Saturday Night Live just may be seeing its demise.

PHOTO: Stefon Got A Yelp Account?

The Huffington Post | Christine Friar | Posted 01.13.2012 | Comedy

Over the past few seasons, Bill Hader's Stefon character has become a crowd favorite over on "Saturday Night Live." Inspired by Hader's neighborhood b...

WATCH: SNL's Devil Even Offended By Penn State Scandal

AP | By JAKE COYLE | Posted 01.12.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK -- On "Saturday Night Live," even the devil was offended by the Penn State child sex abuse scandal. "SNL" cast member Jason Sudeikis reprise...

WATCH: Rick Perry Defends 'Drunk' Speech On 'Weekend Update'

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 01.06.2012 | Comedy

Rick Perry has made headlines for a lot of reasons so far in this campaign, but the most baffling one yet occurred last week in New Hampshire when he ...

The 'Weekend Update' That Could Have Been?

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 12.18.2011 | Comedy

Norm Macdonald was the guest on Marc Maron's "WTF" podcast on Monday, and revealed that his career could have changed dramatically if not for the supp...

SNL's Seth Meyers Gets Shot At Obama At White House Correspondents' Dinner

AP | Posted 06.30.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is joining the cadre of reporters who cover him, along with many others, at the annual White House Correspondents...

WATCH: The First 90 Seconds Of 'Sports Show With Norm MacDonald'

Posted 06.12.2011 | Comedy

"Sports Show With Norm MacDonald," the Weekend Update alum's eagerly anticipated return to the news parody format, debuts Tuesday night at 10:30 p.m. ...

WATCH: James Carville Talks Gov't Shutdown On 'SNL'

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 06.10.2011 | Comedy

It's hard to beat Bill Hader's impression of eccentric liberal pundit James "Ragin' Cajun" Carville. On this weekend's "Saturday Night Live," Hader br...

SNL: 'Get In The Cage' With Nicholas Cage & Jake Gyllenhaal

Posted 06.03.2011 | Comedy

What are the classic hallmarks of a Nicholas Cage movie? 1) It combines time travel and screaming, and 2) The actors are paid. Until 'Source Code' t...

WATCH: Armisen As Pres. Mubarak On SNL's Weekend Update

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

As always, finding the potential for comedy in the midst of an ongoing tragedy is as difficult as it is dangerous. Fred Armisen, Seth Meyers and the W...

WATCH: Jimmy McMillan's Presidential Spoof On 'Weekend Update'

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

SNL brought Jimmy McMillan back this weekend on Weekend Update. The voice of the Rent Is Too Damn High Party appeared in his signature black gloves...

WATCH: Snooki, Stefon & Gov. Paterson Sing 'Weekend Update' Christmas Carol

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

In a fitting end to the last "Weekend Update" of 2010, Seth Meyers brought out some of the funniest characters from the year to sing a sweet Christmas...

'SNL' Does Perfect Spoof Of Jimmy McMillan On 'Weekend Update' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Recent star of the New York gubernatorial debate Jimmy McMillan was given a send-up on "Saturday Night Live" last night, when Keenan Thompson debuted ...

Tina Fey & Amy Poehler Return To Weekend Update, Own It (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Last night's weekend update was a treat, as regular host Seth Meyers welcomed back his old partner, Amy Poehler for their staple, "Really!?! With Seth...