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Kristen Wiig Hosts Saturday Night Live: Watch Video of the Best and Worst Sketches

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This week’s Saturday Night Live got off to a fairly sleepy start with a Cold Open spoof of the Benghazi Hearings that didn’t live up to its its solid premise (that adding true-crime players like Jodi Arias might improve ratings) and a musical monologue from Kristen Wiig that forgot to bring the punch lines.

If you stuck with the episode, however …READ MORE & WATCH VIDEOS


Kristen Wiig Cooks Up Kooky Characters in New Saturday Night Live Promo

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Jump-roping Rhonda? Annabel Johnson, the Mean Veterinarian? These are a couple of the characters that Kristen Wiig is brainstorming for her return to the Saturday Night Live stage this weekend, and we’ve got your sneak peek. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO


Saturday Night Live Vet Kristen Wiig Joins Arrested Development Revival as Lucille '3′

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As far as casting news goes, this is about as good as it gets: Former Saturday Night Live superstar Kristen Wiig is set to make an appearance in Netflix’s anticipated Arrested Development revival as …READ MORE


SNL With Mick Jagger (and a Farewell to Kristen Wiig): Best and Worst Skits?

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Kristen Wiig got an emotional send-off as she made her final curtain call during the season finale of Saturday Night Live. It’s just too bad that the episode as a whole didn’t provide a funnier last impression for the fabulous comedienne, Oscar-nominated earlier this year for her excellent Bridesmaids screenplay.

It didn’t help, of course, that host Mick Jagger …READ MORE


TVLine Items: SNL Exit Rumors Intensify Ahead of Finale, iCarly to End This Season and More!

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Although NBC still isn’t confirming, there is increasing buzz that this weekend’s Saturday Night Live season finale will mark the final show for castmembers Kristen Wiig, Jason Sudeikis and Andy Samberg.

Wiig makes no hint that the end is near in the just-released promo for her likely swan song, but the clip is still worth a watch — mostly because it’s funny …READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO


Kristen Wiig Addresses SNL Exit Rumors: 'You Have to Leave Things That You Love'

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Saturday Night Live vet Kristen Wiig took part in Alec Baldwin’s bi-monthly podcast, “Here’s The Thing“, and used the opportunity — after being nudged a bit by the 30 Rock star — to address recent reports that the current season of NBC’s late-night staple will be her last. READ MORE


Was SNL's Defense of Lana Del Rey Both Too Strong and Too Weak?

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Saturday Night Live this weekend issued its response to those who derided recent musical guest Lana Del Rey as, amongst other things, the all-time “worst” performer in the 37-year-old sketch show’s history. But did SNL come off as overly defensive in doing so? READ MORE & WATCH CLIPS


TV Stars Eying Oscar: Who Made the Cut? Who Got Snubbed?

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The small screen loomed large Tuesday morning with the announcement of Oscar nominations, as a handful of current TV stars found themselves up for film’s highest honor.

The most high profile names to make the cut: READ MORE