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  • Leslie Jones Becomes Regular Cast Member of ‘Saturday Night Live’

    Oct 21, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *Leslie Jones is getting a promotion at “Saturday Night Live.” According to Deadline.com, Jones will make her debut as a “regular” during this Saturday’s show hosted by Jim Carrey. She’s been a writer for “SNL” since January and has popped up several times in Weekend Update — once causing a stir for her skit on […]

  • Rihanna Sued for Plagiarism – Maya Rudolph to Star in ‘The Nest’ Comedy

    Jun 23, 14 by Deron Dalton Leave a comment

    *Uh oh! Pop music’s bad girl seems to be in some trouble. Artist James Clar is reportedly suing Rihanna for plagiarism and copying his work with her 2010 music video, “Rockstar 101.” Clar’s 2006 piece “You & Me” is made up of neon tubes glued to a ceiling that spell “you” and below it, there are […]

  • Maya Rudolph’s NBC Variety Special/Pilot to Air in May

    Apr 16, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *NBC is trying to bring the variety show back through its former “Saturday Night Live” standout Maya Rudolph. The actress will host “The Maya Rudolph Show,” set to air at 10 p.m. on Monday, May 19 as a pilot for a possible weekly series, if enough people tune in. Raphael Saadiq serves as the show’s […]

  • The Nut Job coming to DVD!

    Apr 15, 14 by LaRita Shelby Leave a comment

    *This past weekend in Washington, D.C., Dallas and Chicago, families gathered for early Easter celebrations at local malls. In advance of the April 15th DVD release of The Nut Job starring Maya Rudolph, Brendan Fraser and Will Arnett, children and parents alike spent Saturday afternoon creating Easter baskets which were then delivered to children’s hospitals […]

  • Huh?! Kevin Hart: ‘SNL’ Hired Sasheer Zamata Not Based on Race (Watch)

    Jan 9, 14 by Deron Dalton 3 Comments

    *It wasn’t until recently “Saturday Night Live”  started to take notice and hired a woman of color, Sasheer Zamata, but Kevin Hart feels she wasn’t hired simply because she’s black. However, much controversy has been surrounding the variety sketch show and the comedy’s elite for including little to no diversity in its lineup. Civil Rights group ColorofChange.org […]

  • ‘Saturday Night Live’ Reportedly Adds to Writing Staff with Two Black Female Writers

    Jan 9, 14 by Qwest7 1 Comment

    *Fresh from announcing it’s first black female regular cast member since the departure of Maya Rudolph, “Saturday Night Live” is continuing to branch out with the hiring of two African-American writers. The Hollywood Reporter notes that LaKendra Tookes and Leslie Jones are the newest writers to join the SNL writing team as sketch writers.