Tag Archives: Saturday Night Live

  • 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 […]

  • Chris Rock, Prince Team for ‘SNL’ in November

    Oct 15, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Chris Rock is returning to “Saturday Night Live” as a host on November 1st with musical guest Prince, NBC announced Monday. Before “SNL” could make the official announcement, Prince beat them to the punch with a tweeted photo of Rock dressed as His Royal Badness in “Grown Ups 2.” pic.twitter.com/vYM4DSo2oN — 3RDEYEGIRL (@3RDEYEGIRL) October 14, […]

  • ‘SNL’ Accused of Stealing Tina Turner Impersonator Sketch

    Oct 7, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *What’s originality got to do…got to do with it? “Saturday Night Live” is accused of ripping off its recent sketch involving a group of Tina Turner impersonators musing about random things while performing “Rollin’” at a rundown casino. According to Ian Gary, a teacher at The Groundlings in Los Angeles, the comedy troupe’s Vanessa Bruiser Ragland and Kimberly […]

  • SNL Spoofs NY Times Secret Service Story Via Keenan Thompson’s Al Sharpton

    Oct 6, 14 by Qwest7 Leave a comment

    *With gate jumpers invading the White House, armed contractors sharing an elevator with President Barack Obama and public opinion leaning towards the negative, life hasn’t been the best for the Secret Service. So leave it to “Saturday Night Live” to shine a light on the agency as Kenan Thompson became the Rev. Al Sharpton to […]

  • Kenan Thompson to Leave ‘Saturday Night Live’ At Season’s End

    Sep 22, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Kenan Thompson is reportedly set to leave “Saturday Night Live” after the upcoming season. According to TMZ, the most tenured African-American cast member in the show’s history was planning to leave after last season, but decided to stay on at the request of executive producer Lorne Michaels, citing the show’s massive turnover this season. Thompson […]

  • Michael Che to Replace Cecily Strong on ‘SNL’s’ Weekend Update

    Sep 12, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Michael Che will make history this season on “Saturday Night Live” this season as the first African American anchor of the show’s news segment “Weekend Update.” Che replaces Cecily Strong, who had the chair for just two seasons. According to The New York Times, Strong wants to devote herself full time to sketches. Che, 31, […]