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Tracy Morgan, Miley Cyrus, Amy Schumer to Host 'SNL'

August 18, 2015 01:08:06

The first hosts for the upcoming season of "" are announced. will host the NBC sketch show on October 17, is picked to kick off the new season on October 3, while takes it over the following week on October 10.

"Stoked to be going home...#SNL," tweeted Morgan who was once an "SNL" regular. Schumer is equally excited as she wrote, "I'm hosting SNL October 10th!!! I've been working on ideas for a long time and consulting with my people." Miley re-tweeted the official "SNL" announcement.


Chris Pratt Impersonates Jason Statham in Cut 'Saturday Night Live' Sketch

June 30, 2015 04:06:50

A -hosted edition of "" almost included a parody. In a cut sketch which has now been shared for viewing pleasure, the "" star delivered an epic impersonation of the British action movie actor.

Sporting fake bald head, Pratt filmed a fight scene with Kyle Mooney as a punching bag. He then began promoting Statham's fake snack line Jason Steakums, perfectly imitating the "" actor's gruff voice and accent.


Louis C.K. Comes Under Fire After Joking About Mild Racism and Pedophile on 'SNL'

May 18, 2015 12:05:21

caused uproar over his controversial monologue on "". The "" star talked about being a child of the 1970s where racism and pedophile were not a big deal. He cracked jokes about the two topics, compared his fighting daughters to Israel and Palestine, and called them "selfish little b*tches."

"Child molesters are very tenacious people," he said. "They love molesting childs. It's crazy. It's like their favorite thing! It's so crazy, because when you consider the risk in being a child molester, speaking not only of the damage to the child you're doing, the risk, there is no worse life available to a human than being a caught child molester."


'Saturday Night Live' Accused of Plagiarizing Drawing Muhammad Skit

May 12, 2015 05:05:14

The latest episode of "" showing Pictionary-like game was accused of plagiarizing a Canadian TV show. The "Picture Perfect" segment which asked contestants to draw Prophet Muhammad was similar to that of Canadian TV show "This Hour Has 22 Minutes".

Michael Donovan, DHX Media executive chairman, told The Hollywood Reporter in a statement, "While imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery, DHX Media Ltd. takes infringement of its intellectual property very seriously." One of the writers from "This Hour Has 22 Minutes", Mark Critch, took to Twitter to comment on the similarities, "This has happened a few times both ways but this is the closet I've ever seen." As of press time, NBC has not made any comment on the plagiarism accusation.


Reese Witherspoon and 'SNL' Cast Apologize to Moms on Mother's Day

May 11, 2015 01:05:51

was joined by her mother when delivering her monologue on "". In the spirit of Mother's Day, she and the "SNL" cast brought their real-life moms and apologized to them for the bad things they did when they were young.

Bobby Moynihan said, "Hey Mom, I'm sorry that I drew my name on the wall in marker and then blamed it on Grandma. Then you said, 'How did grandma get up and write that when she is in a wheelchair?' And I said, 'It's a miracle!' "


Reese Witherspoon Makes Aidy Bryant Cry in 'SNL' Promo

May 06, 2015 02:05:01

is going to show her funny side on "" this weekend, but one of her jokes isn't taken well by Aidy Bryant in a promo for the show. Bryant actually starts it first when she pokes fun at Witherspoon's name. The "Legally Blonde" star plays along and makes fun of Bryant's name, but she makes a mistake by calling the comedian a "crybaby" which does make her cry.

In another sketch, they decide to ditch the promo and get replaced by brooms. Witherspoon also recalls the last time she hosted the show. She says she left her CD in the dressing room, but it's still there when she returns for this week's hosting gig.


'Saturday Night Live' Mocks Mayweather Vs. Pacquiao Fight and Black Widow Movie

May 04, 2015 03:05:52

"" aired their own version of and fight. "One of the guys on our crew knows a guy, who has a friend, who was able to steal the Pay-Per-View signal," an announcer said before showing the showdown.

Because it was bootleg, "some of the visuals may appear distorted" such as Pacquiao (Aidy Bryant) looked like "a white woman with a fake goatee and a T-shirt." At one point, the camera cut to the audience showing (Kate McKinnon) ringside.


Scarlett Johansson Gets Drunk, Emotionally Talks About Daughter in 'SNL' Promo

April 29, 2015 04:04:31

is featured in a new "" promo ahead of her hosting gig this weekend. She appears in the video along with the show's regular player , bonding over the fact that they are both new parents.

Refusing to let parenthood stop them from partying, the two have a glass of what appears to be white wine. The scene is then cut to show Thompson snoring and a drunk Johansson weepily gushing over her 7-month-old daughter, Rose Dorothy, "[She] is so beautiful. She's like this whole new person."


Reese Witherspoon, Louis C.K. to Host Final Episodes of 'SNL' Season 40

April 24, 2015 11:04:28

"" has booked hosts and musical guests for the last episodes of its 40th season. The show has announced through Twitter that will host the May 9 episode, marking her return after she previously hosted the show in 2001. The "" actress will be joined by as the musical guest.

Comedian is tapped to host the May 16 episode, with returning as musical guest. The "" creator and star has previously hosted the NBC sketch series twice.


NBC Names Scarlett Johansson as Host of 'SNL' May 2 Episode

April 13, 2015 03:04:39

In addition to having her film "" hitting theaters next month, has been billed for another major gig, which is hosting the May 2 episode of "". NBC announced her tapping through a tweet on its official site that read, "Scarlett Johansson to host when we return live on May 2! #SNL."


'SNL' Spoofs Hillary Clinton's Presidential Announcement, Mashes Up 'Empire' and 'Sesame Street'

April 13, 2015 10:04:55

did bring her "" alter ego Cookie Lyon to "" after teasing it in a promo for the April 11 episode which she hosted. The actress channeled her character as she visited Sesame Street and had a chat with Cookie Monster. She also turned Elmo into her fur coat.


Taraji P. Henson Shows She's Like Her 'Empire' Character in 'SNL' Promo

April 08, 2015 03:04:45

brings her "" alter ego in a promo for "". The actress channels Cookie Lyon as she promotes her upcoming hosting gig with .

She slaps the funnyman when he asks her, "You're not anything like your character Cookie in real life are you?" Looking annoyed, she says, "Don't ask questions you won't like the answer to, little boy."


Video: 'SNL' Spoofs Scientology, Michael Keaton Pays Tribute to 'Batman' and 'Beetlejuice'

April 06, 2015 09:04:53

returned to "" on April 4 since he last hosted the show in 1992. During his monologue, and Bobby Moynihan interrupted him to ask him to play "Batman" and "Beetlejuice" with them.

The actor turned down the two's requests, but Killam and Moynihan edited footage of Keaton backstage on the show to fulfill their dreams. Keaton eventually delivered one-liners from Killam and Moynihan's favorite movies at the end of the monologue.


Dwayne Johnson Brings Back The Angry Rock Obama to 'Saturday Night Live'

March 30, 2015 02:03:23

Dwayne Johnson hosted "" for the fourth time on March 28. The former pro wrestler brought back his famous angry-president character, Obama, from his appearance on the NBC sketch show back in 2009.


Taraji P. Henson and Michael Keaton to Host 'Saturday Night Live'

March 27, 2015 01:03:31

and have booked a hosting gig on "". The "" actress will make her debut as an "SNL" emcee on April 11 while the "" actor will host for the third time a week earlier on April 4.

The Cookie Lyon depicter is set to come to the NBC sketch show alongside who will make their second time performing on the show. "I... CANT...FU@#$&NG... WAIT! God @therealtaraji you deserve all of this so much. Let's all get ready...," her on-screen son gushed.


Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson Booked to Host 'Saturday Night Live'

March 14, 2015 01:03:30

Dwayne Johnson is set to make a return to "". The professional wrestler-turned-actor, also known as , has been tapped to host the March 28 episode of the show with as the musical guest.

The Luke Hobbs of the "Fast and Furious" film series has hosted the NBC sketch series three times before, most recently in March 2009. Johnson will star in at least two movies this year, "" which is slated to arrive April 3 and "" which is due May 29 in the U.S.


'SNL': Chris Hemsworth Brings Adopted Brother, Spoofs Avengers and Iggy Azalea

March 09, 2015 03:03:38

made his debut as a host of "". During his monologue, he brought his famous brothers and . They were joined by an adopted brother Callum played by .


Chris Hemsworth and Kate McKinnon Attempt to Do Dirty Dancing in 'SNL' Promo

March 04, 2015 03:03:15

shows his funny side in a promo for the next episode of "". The action movie hunk stars in the video along with Kate McKinnon, who says she wants to try the "Dirty Dancing" lift with the Aussie star.

The depicter in Marvel Cinematic Universe is up for it, but instead of lifting her, he puts her in a headlock. "You've never seen 'Dirty Dancing' have you?" McKinnon asks him, and he admits that he has never watched the 1987 movie.


Melanie Griffith Raves About Daughter Dakota Johnson's 'SNL' Performance

March 02, 2015 04:03:51

Amid criticisms of 's ISIS sketch on "", her mother has been one of her loyal supporters. The veteran actress had nothing but praise when commenting on her daughter's "SNL" performance.

"She killed it!!! Wow! I loved her poise, her comic timing, her grace, loved everything she did!! Dakota on SNL," so the Golden Globe-winning actress tweeted following Johnson's hosting gig on February 28.


Dakota Johnson Jokes About 'Fifty Shades of Grey' and ISIS on 'Saturday Night Live'

March 02, 2015 02:03:20

hosted "" when the sketch show returned February 28 after celebrating the 40th anniversary two weeks ago. She discussed life after "", saying her dry cleaner wouldn't look her in the eye anymore and her dog walker winked at her whenever taking the leash off the wall.

"I have a funny feeling at next year's Oscars, it's going to be ... not anywhere," Johnson quipped in her monologue as she referred to the movie's lukewarm review. She, however, noted that the movie was a commercial success with "$500 million" and a "very specific group of fans."


NSYNC to Reunite on 'Saturday Night Live'

February 15, 2015 06:02:01

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