Tag Archives: SNL

SNL Ridicules Laura Ingraham’s “Feel Facts” [VIDEO]

Slate reports: Ingraham is so cartoonishly awful that her show has graduated from object to subject, and this week Kate McKinnon performed essentially an entire episode of The Ingraham Angle, complete with an opening editorial monologue, a segment with Jeanine Pirro, and interviews with Mark Zuckerberg, Marcia Fudge, and “the self-proclaimed ‘Vape God,’ ” Tom Scibelli. The highlight is the …

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SNL’s Pete Davidson Apologizes To GOP Rep [VIDEO]

US Weekly reports: Pete Davidson admitted during the Saturday, November 10, episode of Saturday Night Live to making a poor choice the week prior and he made amends. Davidson apologized to Lieutenant Commander Dan Crenshaw after he made a controversial joke about the congressman-elect’s eye patch during the November 3 episode of SNL. “The man is a war hero and …

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SNL Ridicules Caravan Coverage By Fox News [VIDEO]

The Week reports: Saturday Night Live took aim in the cold open this week at Fox News’ coverage of the migrant caravan making its way through Mexico. Kate McKinnon anchored the segment as Laura Ingraham, reporting on this “vicious caravan of dozens, maybe millions of illegal immigrants” heading “straight for you and your grandchildren.” From with fellow Fox talking head …

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SNL Riffs On Kanye’s Oval Office Freakout [VIDEO]

Rolling Stone reports: Saturday Night Live mocked Kanye West and his epic White House rant for its latest episode’s cold open, which featured Alec Baldwin reprising the role of Donald Trump and SNL cast member Chris Redd as the rapper. “Oh, this guy might be cuckoo,” the president said to himself in voiceover. “I was in a room with Dennis …

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GOP Senators Party Like Frat Boys In SNL Cold Open

The Washington Post reports: The Senate voted on Saturday afternoon to confirm Brett M. Kavanaugh as a Supreme Court justice by the narrowest margin in more than a century. Later that day, Republican lawmakers celebrated raucously — on “Saturday Night Live,” at least. “We could tell that people really wanted Kavanaugh,” Beck Bennett’s Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) told …

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Trump Can’t Resist Trashing Saturday Night Live

Deadline Hollywood reports: President Donald Trump says he didn’t watch last night’s season premiere of Saturday Night Live, but he felt the need to weigh about it on Twitter anyway. POTUS trashed the late-night NBC staple — “even though I past hosted it” — as being “no longer funny, no talent or charm. It’s just a political ad for the …

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Saturday Night Live Takes On Brett Kavanaugh [VIDEO]

Variety reports: “Saturday Night Live” returned for its 44th season Sept. 29 and wasted no time diving back into political sketches, with Matt Damon appearing as Brett Kavanaugh and Rachel Dratch returning as Senator Amy Klobuchar for a cold open sketch about his hearing. Mysteriously absent from the top of the hearing, as Alex Moffat’s Chuck Grassley explained he was …

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Omarosa: Ivanka Raged About SNL’s “Complicit” Skit

People Magazine reports: Omarosa Manigault Newman‘s tell-all Unhinged claims that Ivanka Trump hated the Saturday Night Live sketch that labeled her “complicit” in March 2017. “At the senior staff meeting, Ivanka couldn’t stop bemoaning it, how offensive it was, how ridiculous it was,” Manigault Newman, 44, says about Trump, 36. “We’d all been subject to SNL attacks. We’d all been …

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Alec Baldwin: I’d Absolutely Beat Trump In 2020

The Hill reports: Actor Alec Baldwin said he would “absolutely win” a hypothetical 2020 race against President Trump. “If I ran, I would win,” Baldwin said told radio host Howard Stern on Monday. “I would absolutely win.” Baldwin also said his campaign would be “the funniest, most exciting, most crazy campaign.” Baldwin, who won an Emmy for his “Saturday Night …

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SNL Channels The Sopranos In Trump Sketch [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: “Saturday Night Live” celebrated the one-year anniversary of the Robert Mueller investigation with a parody of the final scenes of “The Sopranos” — complete with a diner, Journey and Mueller making eyes at Donald Trump like the Members Only jacket guy. The show opened with Alec Baldwin’s Trump playing the role of Tony Soprano in a diner …

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Stormy Daniels Appears In SNL Cold Open [VIDEO]

Entertainment Weekly reports: Stormy Daniels is here! The porn star whose alleged affair with Donald Trump is currently causing many problems the president appeared in the cold open for tonight’s Donald Glover-hosted Saturday Night Live. However, she wasn’t the only famous face. We also got Scarlett Johansson, Jimmy Fallon, Martin Short, and many more surprises. The sketch’s coup de grace …

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Robert De Niro’s Robert Mueller Gives Ben Stiller’s Michael Cohen A Lie Detector Test On SNL [VIDEO]

Variety reports: Robert De Niro and Ben Stiller reunited in this week’s “Saturday Night Live” cold open, with De Niro playing Special Counsel Robert Mueller and Stiller playing Trump attorney Michael Cohen. The two “Meet the Parents” stars paid homage to the iconic lie detector scene from the film, with Mueller grilling Cohen about his work for the President. They …

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SNL Takes On Omarosa’s Departure [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: This week’s “Saturday Night Live” once again found fodder from the latest headlines to lampoon in the show’s cold open, including jabs at recently-departed White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman, special counsel Robert Mueller, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and senior White House adviser Jared Kushner. Alex Baldwin reprised his role as President Donald Trump, who kicks off …

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Saturday Night Live’s Hillary Clinton Visits Trump As The Ghost Of Christmas Future: Lock Him Up [VIDEO]

Entertainment Weekly reports: December is here, and Saturday Night Live is getting into the Christmas spirit — by casting Donald Trump as Scrooge. Alec Baldwin’s Trump returned to the show Saturday in the cold open, where he found himself visited by the ghosts of his past, present, and future. But first up was Mikey Day as Michael Flynn, who pleaded …

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SNL Turns Kellyanne Conway Into Pennywise [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: “Saturday Night Live” may have found its most uncharitable caricature of someone in President Trump’s orbit this weekend, featuring Kellyanne Conway as the scary clown from Stephen King’s recently revitalized film, “It.” The real butt of the joke, though, is cable news. In the highly cinematic, prerecorded sketch, CNN’s Anderson Cooper (played by Alex Moffat) stumbles …

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SNL Reacts To Las Vegas Massacre [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: Country singer Jason Aldean opened Saturday Night Live following the Las Vegas Massacre that took place at his concert. “This week, we witnessed one of the worst tragedies in American history,” Aldean began. “Like everyone, I’m struggling to understand what happened that night and how to pick up the pieces and start to heal.” Aldean went on to …

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Melissa McCarthy Wins Emmy For Spicer Portrayal

USA Today reports: Dave Chappelle and Melissa McCarthy are Emmy winners, earning trophies for their appearances on Saturday Night Live. Chappelle and McCarthy were announced as best guest actor and actress on a comedy series at Sunday’s creative arts awards, the precursor to the main Emmy Awards ceremony set for next weekend. Chappelle hosted the first SNL episode to follow …

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Alec Baldwin’s Trump Makes A Return [VIDEO]

USA Today recaps: Though Alec Baldwin sounded iffy earlier this summer about whether he would resume his Trump persona for Saturday Night Live, fans of the impersonation got a special treat during the cold open of Thursday’s Weekend Update. Baldwin’s Trump took the stage at the Phoenix rally identifying himself as the “tragic victim” after Charlottesville due to the media …

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Tina Fey: Let’s Sheet Cake Against Nazis [VIDEO]

USA Today reports: Tina Fey doesn’t want “any more good people to get hurt” at planned rallies and protests from far-right groups. So, she has offered an alternative to attending these gatherings, a practice she calls “sheet caking.” “I would urge people this Saturday, instead of participating in the screaming matches and potential violence, find a local business you support, …

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“The Mooch” Appears On SNL: Summer Edition [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: “Saturday Night Live” didn’t miss its chance to lampoon “The Mooch” after all. In the first of four Thursday episodes of “Weekend Update: Summer Edition,” “SNL” alum Bill Hader returned to play Anthony Scaramucci, the former White House communications director whose brief tenure included a vulgarity-laced interview with The New Yorker. “You know how you miss me, …

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