Tag Archives: SNL

SNL Tees Off On Giuliani’s “Four Seasons” Flop [VIDEO]

The Daily Beast reports: As the nation is in a fit of laughter that may never stop over the Trump campaign press conference that was, through a hot potato game of incompetence, held not at Philadelphia’s swank Four Seasons hotel but at the Four Seasons Total Landscaping company’s parking lot next to a porn shop, it was only fitting that …

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SNL Host Colin Jost: If This Had Happened To Biden, Trump Would Be At A Maskless Rally Mocking Him

People Magazine reports: SNL Weekend Update host Colin Jost joked about Trump’s tweets from the hospital. “I will say, that despite everything Trump actually seems to be in good spirits. He tweeted a message that said, ‘LOVE!!!,’ and three exclamation points so it sounds they’re cutting his hydroxychloroquine with a little bit of molly,” he said. “Just hours ago, Trump …

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SNL’s “Vale-Dictator” Addresses Graduates [VIDEO]

Deadline reports: Saturday Night Live kicked off its season 45 finale this weekend with a tip of the hat to the Class of 2020. The cast members appeared on-screen remotely in the cold open as graduating seniors, with Alec Baldwin joining them as President Donald Trump. Wearing a red “Make America Great Again” cap, Baldwin offered a somber commencement address …

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Brad Pitt Plays Anthony Fauci In SNL Opening [VIDEO]

The New York Times reports: In its second run at an at-home episode, “S.N.L.” got more ambitious, adding flashy graphics and editing tricks, and diving into its pool of celebrity contacts for some well-timed cameo appearances — perhaps none more surprising than the opening sketch, which featured Brad Pitt as Dr. Anthony Fauci. In a CNN interview earlier this month, …

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SNL’s Pete Buttigieg: Let’s Get #WhiteObama Trending

Vulture reports: There were the usual digs about Sanders (he’s old!), Buttigieg (he’s creepy!), and Biden (he’s old and creepy!), and a week-old Super Bowl halftime show reference. The cold open didn’t pretend to have anything new or incisive to say about the Iowa Caucus, but it did have Colin Jost’s Buttigieg begging the audience to “get white Obama trending …

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SNL’s Satan Is A “Huge Fan” Of Alan Dershowitz

The Week reports: Saturday Night Live is back on NBC after its winter hiatus, and the cast was joined by an old friend. Jon Lovitz returned for Saturday evening’s cold open during which he portrayed President Trump’s attorney Alan Dershowitz, who was preparing to argue the president’s case in the Senate impeachment trial. As Lovitz’s Dershowitz began his remarks, he …

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SNL Skewers CNN’s LGBTQ Town Hall [VIDEO]

USA Today reports: Democratic presidential candidates, Billy Porter and an unexpected kiss were all part of the cold open on “Saturday Night Live” this weekend. This week’s CNN LGBTQ town hall was prime fodder for lots of laughs and cameo appearances during Saturday night’s episode. Alex Moffat’s Anderson Cooper said they were “going to go out – all out,” bringing …

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SNL’s Trump Takes On Impeachment Inquiry [VIDEO]

USA Today reports: President Donald Trump was present to kick off Season 45 of “Saturday Night Live” — well, the sketch show’s president anyway. Alec Baldwin resumed his Trump persona, who was seeking advice for how to handle a possible impeachment. Trump’s Baldwin vented to Rudy Giuliani, played by Kate McKinnon on the phone. “I’m being impeached. It’s the greatest …

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SNL’s Leslie “Dracarys” Jones Rips Into Abortion Bans

Entertainment Weekly reports: Leslie Jones joined “Weekend Update” co-anchor Colin Jost on the Saturday Night Live season 44 finale over the weekend, decked out in the red robes worn by the women in The Handmaid’s Tale. Jones soon ripped off the robes to reveal her bold, defiant black T-shirt with the word “Mine” written across the front, above a white …

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SNL Takes On Arrests Of Assange And Avenatti [VIDEO]

Slate reports: It is a rare treat these days to see Kate McKinnon do an impression without extensive makeup, and Pete Davidson, who rarely gets much to do in sketches, pulls off an entire monologue without breaking. But the star is undoubtedly Michael Keaton as a gum-chewing Assange, strutting around the holding cell boasting about being the “King of Chaos” …

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SNL Tees Off On “Touchy-Feely” Joe Biden [VIDEO]

USA Today reports: Former SNL cast member Jason Sudeikis returned to his old stomping grounds to reprise his impression of Joe Biden that the former vice president once called “so good it scared me.” “I’m a hugger, I’m a kisser and a little bit of a sniffer. But the last thing I want to do is offend anyone,” Sudeikis’s Biden …

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SNL’s Trump: Russia, Go To Bed, Daddy Won [VIDEO]

USA Today reports: Robert De Niro led “SNL’s” cold open Saturday night, resuming his role as Robert Mueller – this time in a slightly more forlorn fashion – having submitted his final report. Wearing a fake square jaw, “Mueller” reiterated that his special counsel has drawn no conclusions around whether or not President Trump obstructed justice and could not prove …

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President Butthurt Calls For FCC To Investigate SNL

Talking Points Memo reports: President Trump on Sunday knocked “Saturday Night Live” for its repeated jokes at his expense the morning after the sketch comedy show aired a rerun featuring a skit depicting life if he had never become president. The president also wondered if the Federal Election Commission or the Federal Communications Commission should look into the matter, suggesting …

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Brooklyn Diocese Demands Apology For SNL Joke

Via press release: The Diocese of Brooklyn is demanding an immediate public apology from “Saturday Night Live” and NBC after Saturday night’s disgraceful and offensive skit in which cast member Pete Davidson, during the Weekend Update segment, said: “If you support the Catholic Church, isn’t that the same thing as being an R. Kelly fan?” The statement clearly shocked the …

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SNL Riffs On R. Kelly’s Wild CBS Interview [VIDEO]

Rolling Stone reports: Saturday Night Live opened with a comedic take on R. Kelly’s bizarre interview with Gayle King, with Kenan Thompson and Leslie Jones portraying the singer and CBS This Morning co-host. Jones’ King opened the interview by asking the singer why he made the decision to conduct an interview while awaiting trial for sexual abuse charges. “Because people …

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SNL Tears Into Michael Cohen Hearing [VIDEO]

Deadline reports: Saturday Night Live fired up this weekend’s cold open by taking on Michael Cohen’s jaw-dropping testimony earlier this week before members of the House. Ben Stiller returned to SNL as Cohen, and arrived with a statement for the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee that he admitted was polished by Hollywood writers. Former SNL regular and current Barry …

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Alec Baldwin: Is Trump Threatening My Family’s Safety?

The Hill reports: Actor Alec Baldwin on Sunday night asked if the latest attack President Trump lobbed against NBC and “Saturday Night Live” could be viewed as a “threat to my safety and that of my family?” Baldwin, who has impersonated Trump on “Saturday Night Live” throughout his presidency, mocked Trump’s national emergency declaration on the most recent showing of …

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Trump Threatens Saturday Night Live With “Retribution”

The Hill reports: President Trump on Sunday accused major news networks of engaging in “collusion” against his administration, asking how NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” could get away with “hit jobs” without retribution. The tweet from Trump came just a day after “Saturday Night Live” took aim at his move to declare a national emergency to fund the construction of his …

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Steve Martin Returns To SNL As Roger Stone [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: Steve Martin returned to “Saturday Night Live” this week to display his version of former adviser to President Donald Trump, Roger Stone. Fox News’ Tucker Carlson, played by Alex Moffat, portrayed Stone, a sometimes weight lifter, as a man so old and decrepit that he’s “barely able to post shirtless photos of his jacked body.” Stone was …

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SNL’s Donald Trump Plays “Deal Or No Deal” [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: “Saturday Night Live” returned from its winter break to skewer President Trump’s attempts to end the partial government shutdown that’s been ongoing for nearly a month. President Trump, played by Alec Baldwin, as a contestant on the television game show “Deal or No Deal,” was given an opportunity to negotiate an end to the shutdown, created by …

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