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15 Black Women Who Should Be on Saturday Night Live's Hosting Shortlist

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When Kenan Thompson told TVGuide.com this week that Saturday Night Live avoids comedy-rich targets like Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey and Beyoncé, Sleepy Hollow and Scandal because finding funny black female sketch comics is “just a tough part of the business,” all we could do was wince.

And then, when we decided to look at the numbers, we got really exasperated. READ MORE


Kenan Thompson on SNL Diversity Woes: Is Lack of 'Ready' Black Female Comics the Problem?

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Kenan Thompson‘s days of dressing in drag on Saturday Night Live are apparently over, but that’s not the only reason you won’t see impersonations of Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey and Beyoncé — or even a timely Sleepy Hollow or Scandal spoof — on NBC’s long-running sketch comedy series.

The actor tells TVGuide.com that finding funny black female sketch comics is …READ MORE


Tina Fey Has Wardrobe Snafu, Promises Breaking Bad Cameos in New Saturday Night Live Promos

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The number 39, the Breaking Bad series finale and Kenan Thompson’s babyface all figure prominently NBC’s new promos for Tina Fey‘s return as host of Saturday Night Live‘s 39th season. READ MORE