Tag Archives: SNL

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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Hair Furor Rages Against SNL After Being Mocked

The Hill reports: President Trump early Sunday ripped “one sided” and “unfair” coverage, saying it should be tested in courts. “A REAL scandal is the one sided coverage, hour by hour, of networks like NBC & Democrat spin machines like Saturday Night Live,” he tweeted. Trump posted the tweet after NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” pondered a world in which the …

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Robert De Niro’s Mueller Returns To SNL [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: As Robert Mueller’s investigation of Russian influence in the 2016 election drew closer to President Donald Trump, “Saturday Night Live” stayed close to the headlines Saturday with a cold open that featured Robert De Niro as the special counsel. Eric Trump, played by Alex Moffat, was in a children’s bed and Donald Trump, Jr., played by Mikey …

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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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