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We may have already seen Seth Meyers‘ next-to-next-to-last appearance behind Saturday Night Live‘s Weekend Update desk. READ MORE

Jimmy Fallon Announces First Tonight Show Guests, Reveals Major Monologue Tweak

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Jimmy Fallon will welcome Will Smith and U2 as his first guests when he takes over The Tonight Show on Feb. 17.

Fallon broke the news Sunday during a press conference at the Television Critics Association winter press tour.

Calling his new gig “surreal,” Fallon confessed, “I don’t want to …READ MORE

Drake Hosts Saturday Night Live: Watch Video of the Best and Worst Sketches!


You’d think it would be a privilege to host the first installment of Saturday Night Live in 2014. But thanks to a baffling array of setups — a square dad fending off a “teenage” girl’s slumber-party come-ons (yuck); the unwelcome return of “Mornin’ Miami” promos; Nasim Pedrad aimlessly stumbling around a Disneyland set saying “I am Rahat” — rapper/actor Drake might’ve wondered if he was instead suffering some cosmic punishment in his hosting debut. READ MORE

Melissa McCarthy to Host SNL Super Bowl Wknd

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It’s the equivalent of a touchdown with a two-point conversion: Melissa McCarthy is set to host Saturday Night Live on Super Bowl weekend …READ MORE

Saturday Night Live Adds Sasheer Zamata, First Black Female Cast Member in Six Years

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NBC’s Saturday Night Live has added Sasheer Zamata as a featured player, to make her debut on Jan. 18, our sister site Deadline reports.

Zamata represents the first African-American female to be a part of SNL‘s regular cast since …READ MORE

Jonah Hill to Host SNL for a Third Time

Jonah Hill Hosts SNL 2014

Jonah Hill (The Wolf of Wall Street) has been tapped to host Saturday Night Live‘s second episode of 2014, marking the actor’s third turn lording over Studio 8H.

Joining Hill, as musical guest …READ MORE

Ratings: Sound of Music Hits 3-Year High; Jimmy and J.T. Bring Best-Rated SNL in Two Years


ABC’s broadcast of The Sound of Music on Sunday night drew 6.5 million total viewers and a 1.3 demo rating, surging 26 and 18 percent versus last year to deliver six- and three-year highs.

Elsewhere, NBC Sunday Night Football‘s coverage of the Bears/Eagles game …READ MORE

Jimmy Fallon Hosts Saturday Night Live: Watch Video of the Best and Worst Sketches


When you’ve got Jimmy Fallon hosting Saturday Night Live — and Justin “bring it on down to Wrapinville…” Timberlake hanging around Studio 8H as musical guest — expectations are going to be high. And that brings me to the good news and the bad news of this week’s installment. READ MORE, WATCH VIDEO & GRADE THE EPISODE

SNL: Rapper Drake to Host First Show of 2014

Drake Host Saturday Night Live

NBC’s Saturday Night Live will open 2014 with rapper/songwriter/ Degrassi: The Next Generation alum Drake serving as first-time host, it was announced …READ MORE

John Goodman Hosts Saturday Night Live: Watch Video of the Best and Worst Sketches


Is 13 an unlucky number?

Based on John Goodman‘s hosting gig on this week’s Saturday Night Live — no lie, it was his 13th time on the job — I’m pretty much convinced the answer is …READ MORE & TAKE OUR POLL