Maya Rudolph Hosts SNL: Best and Worst Skits

It’s been a great season for Saturday Night Live alumni returning to their old stomping grounds. Two months after Jimmy Fallon’s fantastic stint at the show’s helm, Maya Rudolph returned to Studio 8H to host an episode that was consistently funny, and occasionally hilarious. Rudolph didn’t bring back her famed Oprah impression, nor did she attempt her well-know Whitney Houston (no surprise there), but after a cute opening monologue, she brilliantly channeled Maya Angelou, Beyoncé, and (less successfully) …READ MORE

Maya Rudolph on SNL: Will She Impersonate Whitney Houston? Should She? And If So, How?

Whitney Houston‘s untimely death in a Beverly Hills hotel suite last weekend has raised a huge question in the Saturday Night Live writers’ room: Whether or not to build a sketch around the late pop star when Maya Rudolph, who is known for her legendary Houston impersonation, makes her hosting debut this coming Saturday.

TVLine has learned that SNL is …READ MORE

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Exclusive Up All Night First Look Video: Ava and Kevin Have a Big Valentine's Day [Spoiler]!

For most people, Valentine’s Day is a time for love and romance — and maybe even those little candy hearts! But for Up All Night‘s Ava (Maya Rudolph), it’s apparently the time to have a knock-down-drag-out fight with your über-masculine boyfriend, Kevin (Jason Lee). Watch the lovebirds’ brawl in the following exclusive first look at Thursday’s episode of the NBC comedy. READ MORE & WATCH CLIP

Christina Applegate on Up All Night's 'First Christmas' and the Thursday Move: 'It's a Relief'

NBC’s rookie comedy Up All Night wraps its fall run this Wednesday (NBC, 8/7c), and it’s going out on a jolly note.

Christina Applegate — who stars opposite Will Arnett as Type A mega-mom, Reagan — spoke to TVLine about the Christmas celebration the comedy has in store (Hint: It’s a doozy!), what fans have to look forward to when new episodes resume, and how she feels about the show’s big move to Thursdays. READ MORE

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Up All Night Ups Maya Rudolph's Presence, Turns Character Into Oprah-like Talk Host

The new NBC comedy Up All Night, which bows in mid-September, is making some adjustments that will necessitate three days’ worth of pilot reshoots, a network rep confirms for TVLine.

As originally produced, Up All Night had the characters played by Christina Applegate and Maya Rudolph working at a … READ MORE