SNL with Elton John: Best and Worst Skits?
For a self-proclaimed (bleep) who hadn’t been “back” to SNL since 1982, host Elton John invigorated Studio 8H with great sentimentality and sincerity last night. Sure, Horatio Sanz didn’t reappear to dress as Elton for a reunion makeout with Eminem, but it’s fair to say that special guests Carmelo Anthony (!), Jake Gyllenhaal (!!), Tom Hanks (!!!), and duet partner Leon Russell (whose snow-white beard is a waterfall of exclamation points) made up the difference. Yes, Saturday night was all right for funny — and the easiest pun in western civilization. Let’s recap the best and worst skits: …READ MORE
SNL With Zach Galifianakis: What Were the Best and Worst Skits?
From Movieline.com‘s tube-obsessed Louis Virtel….
BREAKING: Zach Galifianakis is much funnier than Miley Cyrus. Nice recovery, SNL. The Hangover star returned to Studio 8H for a second hosting stint last night, gifting us with plenty of fine characters and skits. He also burdened us with the most cliched final sketch in recent memory, and that’s something of an accomplishment. Prepare to cross your eyes and whine like musical guest Jessie J! …READ MORE
SNL With Dana Carvey: Best and Worst Skits?
Dana Carvey returned to the SNL stage last night with heaping portions of nostalgia (Wayne’s World!) and a mixed bag of skits that ranged from pretty darn funny (Church Lady railing against the Kardashians, fawning over a certain floppy-haired pop star) to downright disastrous (an opening monologue/musical number I thought would never end). …READ MORE
Saturday Night Live Books Russell Brand, Chris Brown
The rookies will reign supreme on Saturday Night Live later this month.
NBC announced Tuesday that Katy Perry’s better half, Russell Brand, will act as first-time host on the February 12 episode of SNL, along with fellow first-timer Chris Brown (as musical guest). READ MORE