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James Franco, Martin Freeman, Amy Adams to Host 'SNL'

November 21, 2014 04:11:26

"" announces hosts and musical guests for this December episodes. , , and are announced to serve as emcees, while , , and will perform.

Franco will return to host the NBC variety show on December 6 for the third time with, Minaj making her second appearance as a musical guest. Freeman is set to make his debut as "SNL" host the following weekend on December 13, with first-time performer Charli XCX.


Cameron Diaz Reveals Her 'Romantic Past' With Bobby Moynihan in 'SNL' Promo

November 19, 2014 01:11:59

is in New York this week to host "". In a promo for the upcoming episode of the variety series, the actress and "SNL" regular player Bobby Moynihan admire the view of the Big Apple from inside NBC Studios while contemplating what she will do if she's in New York, which turns out to be the exact thing she will do this weekend.

In another skit, the "" star reads some cue cards written by Moynihan, who tricks her into saying that he was her first kiss. "When we made love on the roof of the 'Die Hard' building," she continues reading before finding the cue cards written in crayon weird.


Video: Woody Harrelson and 'Hunger Games' Cast Take on Taylor Swift on 'SNL'

November 16, 2014 11:11:57

got help from "" cast members during his hosting gig on "". The actor made fun of , comparing the year 1989 when he first hosted the show to the year that the country/pop singer referred to in her new album.

Harrelson who plays the drunkard Haymitch in the "Hunger Games" franchise made fun of his "fuzzy" memory " 'cause of the drugs." The "" actor grabbed a guitar and sang about the fall of Berlin Wall and as Batman in 1989.


Woody Harrelson Stages 'Hunger Games' in 'Saturday Night Live' Promo

November 12, 2014 03:11:02

is promoting his upcoming hosting gig on "" in some funny sketches. Appearing with "SNL" featured player , the Academy Award-winning actor proposes "Hunger Games" on the NBC show, encouraging the cast to fight to the death like the plot of his movie "".

"Where someone actually dies?" Killam asks. "Yeah," Harrelson replies, explaining, "Just [kill off] one person - you got a huge cast." Just as he finishes his line, Aidy Bryant suddenly appears and shoots Killam with an arrow.


Cameron Diaz to Host 'Saturday Night Live' With Bruno Mars and Mark Ronson

November 04, 2014 07:11:58

will host "" a week after . The gig came on the heels of her role as Miss Hannigan in "", which hits U.S. theaters December 19.

This would be the actress' fourth time leading the variety show after hosting in 1998, 2002 and 2005. She also appeared occasionally including the time she introduced then-boyfriend as a musical performer in 2006.


Woody Harrelson Will Host 'SNL' With Musical Guest Kendrick Lamar

November 03, 2014 09:11:44

is booked for a "" appearance. The Oscar-nominated and Emmy-winning actor has been tapped to host the November 15 episode of the long-running variety series.

He'll take the stage on Studio 8H just in time to promote his new movie "", which is scheduled to hit theaters nationwide on November 21. This will be the third time Harrelson hosts the show after previously tackling the same duty in 1989 and 1992.


Video: Chris Rock Jokes About Boston Bombing and 9/11 Terrorist Attack on 'SNL'

November 02, 2014 10:11:43

was not afraid of stirring controversies during his return as the host of "" over the weekend. The comedian took on Boston marathon bombing and 9/11 terrorist attack among other delicate topics during his monologue.

Calling the Boston bombing "the most frightening, sadistic terrorist attack ever," he joked about the runners who ran 26 miles at the marathon, "Their knees are hurting, their feet are killing them. ... You've been training for a year, you finally get to the finish line, and somebody screams: 'Run!' " He ended the bit by praising the survivors as saying, "Good people of Boston bounced back."


Chris Rock Hits the Street in 'Saturday Night Live' Promo

October 30, 2014 03:10:53

is returning to "" this week as host and he reminds viewers about his upcoming stint in a newly-released promo video. The actor/comedian hits the streets of New York City with featured player Bobby Moynihan in the video.

Rock realizes , who will serve as musical episode in the episode, has the charm to lure viewers. In one sketch, he says, "Any time you say the word 'Prince,' a woman will scream somewhere in the world," and Moynihan proves this.


Video: Jim Carrey Gets Roasted on 'Saturday Night Live'

October 26, 2014 08:10:29

was roasted when he hosted "" over the weekend. In a "Carrey Family Reunion" skit, the cast dressed up like his famous characters in movies like "Ace Venture", "Mask", and "Cable Guy". , his co-star in the upcoming "", also made a brief appearance as "grandpa Lloyd."

Earlier on the variety show, Carrey channeled his inner while delivering his monologue. The comedian dressed up as the King of Rock & Roll in a red ensemble complete with horns. The result was an alter ego that he called "Helvis." The funnyman also managed to show off his singing skills during the opening segment.


Jim Carrey Makes Dating Announcement in 'Saturday Night Live' Promo

October 22, 2014 03:10:49

promotes his upcoming hosting gig on "" in a newly released promo video. In the first sketch, he turns into a masked killer as Aidy Bryant points out that the upcoming episode is a Halloween show. The two later try to scare viewers with red eyes and deep voices.

In another skit, the "" and "" star wants to make headlines before his appearance on the NBC variety series, so Bryant suggests that they pretend to be dating. He likes the idea and announces themselves as "a brand new couple."


'Saturday Night Live' Adds Leslie Jones as Featured Player

October 21, 2014 08:10:01

"" has a new cast member. Leslie Jones, who joined the show as a writer in January, has been promoted to a featured player. She will start her new gig in this week's episode which will be hosted by .

Jones, who will continue to write on "SNL", has been featured several times on "Weekend Update", most recently appearing in the October 11 episode hosted by "SNL" alum . She was vying for a spot in the main cast in 2013 which eventually went to Sasheer Zamata.


Chris Rock Returns to Host 'SNL' With Prince as Musical Guest

October 15, 2014 06:10:13

is returning to "" as a host. The comedian is announced to serve as emcee on the variety show during the November 1 episode with being tapped as a performer.

Chris was a cast member on the NBC sketch show from 1990 to 1993. He previously hosted the late-night show in 1996. His upcoming return to the show is a part of promotion for his newest movie "".


Jim Carrey Returns to 'Saturday Night Live' With Iggy Zalea

October 13, 2014 11:10:34

will return to "" later this month with "Fancy" rapper as the musical guest. The actor is scheduled to take the hosting duty on October 25, just in time to promote his latest movie "" which hits theaters November 14.

It would be Carrey's third time hosting the show, having appeared in 1996 and 2011 episodes. The comic actor himself started his career as part of FOX sketch series "In Living Color" in early '90s and remained with the show throughout its five-season run. He went on becoming feature film star, nabbing two Golden Globes, each for "The Truman Show" and "Man on the Moon".


Bill Hader and Kenan Thompson Joke About 'SNL' Diversity Issue in New Promo

October 08, 2014 03:10:56

promotes his upcoming return to "" in a newly released video. The "SNL" alum reunites with his former cast mate and asks him, "What's new since I left?" Thompson replies, "We renovated the bathroom. There's spaghetti and meatballs in the cafeteria. And we got a ton of black people now!" the latest of which poking fun at the show's diversity issue.

Hader does an impression of Thompson in another skit and also reveals that he stole a jacket from the props. Thompson later recalls that Hader never got a chance to talk when they appeared together and it happens again in the promo, but the two appear to be best buddies and Hader forgives Thompson for stealing the spotlight.


'SNL' Denies Stealing Tina Turner Sketch From Groundlings

October 07, 2014 03:10:49

Did "" steal a sketch from The Groundlings. Some members of the Los Angeles-based comedy troupe claimed the "SNL" Tina Turner sketch ripped off a sketch performed for weeks at their establishment, but an individual close to the show denies this.

The sketch in question which aired as part of the NBC series' 40th season premiere featured host as well as cast members Cecily Strong and Sasheer Zamata playing Tina Turner impersonators on a Nebraska riverboat. The three ladies shared sob stories while performing Turner's "Proud Mary".


Video: Sarah Silverman Channels Joan Rivers on 'Saturday Night Live'

October 05, 2014 07:10:27

paid tribute to during her first time hosting "". She played the late comedienne who just arrived in heaven and roasted a series of other deceased public figures like , Steve Jobs, Lucille Ball, and Benjamin Franklin.

Wearing a fur coat and rocking a short wavy hairdo, Silverman imitated Rivers' raspy voice and hold-no-barred jokes. In a diss directed at Apple co-founder Jobs, she said he should be forced to buy a new and better casket every six months so he could see how people feel about iPhone releases.


Chris Pratt Pokes Fun at Marvel on 'SNL', Michael Che Flubs Lines During 'Weekend Update' Debut

September 29, 2014 09:09:40

"" kicked off its 40th season on September 27 with as host. The episode opened quite flat with a cold open about the domestic violence controversies in NFL recently, in which Pratt impersonated NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. In his monologue, he showed his skill with guitar as singing about having sex and making a baby with his actress wife .

The cast further took a jab at the NFL in a sketch where they impersonated the players who disclosed their criminal pasts. Pratt, meanwhile, poked fun at Marvel's ability to turn every even the lamest story into box office hit.


Chris Pratt Feels 'Dirty' After Showing His Abs in 'SNL' Promo

September 24, 2014 03:09:58

stars in a promo for the season premiere of "". The hunky actor is featured alongside the show's cast member Kate McKinnon, who is clearly physically attracted to him. McKinnon tries to get close to him and he feels the need to remind her that he's married. McKinnon also makes Pratt show his abs to her, but he feels "dirty" after doing it.

In another sketch, McKinnon admits she's a little disappointed that it's not her favorite "" character Rocket Raccoon, Groot or Gamora who comes to the show. They later swear a lot when McKinnon points out that his last name is similar to a British curse word.


'Saturday Night Live' Denies Kenan Thompson's Exit

September 23, 2014 11:09:27

The report that is leaving "" on its 40th season is not a hundred percent accurate. A spokesperson for the variety show said "the season hasn't even started and cast decisions aren't made until the end of the season."

TMZ was the first to report that Thompson intended to retire from the show and even planned to leave last season. However, executive producer Lorne Michaels asked him to stay, citing the show's massive turnover this season.


Jim Carrey Will Reportedly Host 'Saturday Night Live' This Fall

September 20, 2014 10:09:47

could be the next host on "". After , and were locked as hosts for the first three episodes of season 40, "The Mask" star is now rumored to hit the Studio 8H stage early this season.

According to TheWrap, Carrey's appearance on NBC variety series will coincide the release of his new movie "", which is due November 14 in the States. In the sequel to the 1994 film "Dumb and Dumber", he will reunite with to reprise their roles as dimwitted best friends Lloyd Christmas and Harry Dunne respectively.


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