Tag Archives: SNL

SNL Takes On Leaked Supreme Court Draft [VIDEO]

The New York Times reports: “Saturday Night Live” dug deep for its opening sketch this weekend, far into the text of a leaked draft opinion indicating that the Supreme Court has voted to overturn the Roe v. Wade decision, at the section where the draft opinion’s author, Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr., cites legal theory from 13th century England. As …

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SNL’s Pete Davidson Bows Out Of Blue Origin Flight

The Associated Press reports: Pete Davidson has bowed out of a short ride to space on a Jeff Bezos rocket. The “Saturday Night Live” star is no longer able to make the flight, which has been delayed for nearly a week, Bezos’ space travel company said Thursday night. The company announced earlier this week that Davidson would be one of …

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SNL’s Pete Davidson To Be Passenger On Bezos’ Rocket

CNN Business reports: Pete Davidson will become the latest celebrity to fly to space with Jeff Bezos’ rocket company, Blue Origin, in a brief, suborbital flight slated for later this month. The company announced Monday morning that Davidson, the Saturday Night Live star who’s become a pillar of entertainment intrigue amid his relationship with Kim Kardashian, will fly alongside five …

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SNL Roasts Fox Hosts For Defending Russia [VIDEO]

USA Today reports: The cold open featured a Fox News special titled “Ukrainian Invasion Celebration Spectacular” with hosts Laura Ingraham (Kate McKinnon) and Tucker Carlson (Alex Moffat). The Fox News anchors kicked off the show by attempting to apologize for calling Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy “pathetic” and reducing Russia’s invasion of Ukraine as a “border dispute,” respectively, by hosting a …

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SNL Opens Show With Song By NYC Ukrainian Chorus

USA Today reports: “Saturday Night Live” did not go for laughs kicking off its first show after hiatus with host John Mulaney on Feb. 26. After the Russian invasion of the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, intensified Saturday, “SNL” paid solemn tribute to the people of Ukraine with a powerful choral version of “Prayer for Ukraine” during the normally raucous cold open …

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SNL’s Jeanine Pirro Hails “Lovable Scamp” Rittenhouse

The New York Daily News reports: “Lovable scamp” Kyle Rittenhouse was the real victim, according to the fake Jeannine Pirro on this week’s “Saturday Night Live.” The 18-year-old acquitted Friday of killing two people in Kenosha, Wisc., last summer and injuring another was “put through a nightmare of a trial just for doing the bravest thing any American can do: …

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SNL Riffs On Ted Cruz’s Battle With Big Bird [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: “Saturday Night Live” took sides in the culture wars between Democrats and Republicans when it mocked Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, for picking a fight with “Sesame Street” character Big Bird, a fictional 6-year-old. On “SNL,” Aidy Bryant’s version of the senator hosted a show, “Cruz Street,” on the imaginary Newsmax Kids channel. The show’s vision of “Cruz …

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Trump Wanted DOJ To Stop SNL From Mocking Him

The Daily Beast reports: According to two people familiar with the matter, Trump had asked advisers and lawyers in early 2019 about what the Federal Communications Commission, the courts systems, and—most confusingly to some Trump lieutenants—the Department of Justice could do to probe or mitigate SNL, Jimmy Kimmel, and other late-night comedy mischief-makers. To those who heard it, Trump’s inquiries …

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Lil Nas X Brings His Gay Strip Club To SNL [VIDEO]

The Guardian reports: Lil Nas X suffered a wardrobe malfunction while performing on Saturday Night Live. The incident happened during a performance of his controversial song Montero (Call Me By Your Name). During the end of the track the singer, who was dressed in an all-leather outfit featuring a flame design, began dancing on a pole, recreating a scene from …

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SNL Takes On Mask Rule Changes And Cheney [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: Kate McKinnon spoofed the week in American news on “Saturday Night Live,” kicking the show off by playing Anthony S. Fauci explaining the CDCs new mask guidelines. She returned as Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) during the “Weekend Update” segment.  “We got some very good news this week,” McKinnon-as-Fauci stated, “and I’m not just talking about J-Lo …

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Elon Musk Earns Mixed Reviews As SNL Host [VIDEO]

Axios reports: Elon Musk marked his “Saturday Night Live” hosting debut by making a series of self-deprecating jokes and addressing controversy he’s attracted over the years over his behavior and Twitter posts. “To anyone I’ve offended, I just want to say, I reinvented electric cars and I’m sending people to Mars in a rocket ship,” the SpaceX owner and Tesla …

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Elon Musk To Host Saturday Night Live Next Month

NPR reports: NBC announced over the weekend that Elon Musk would host Saturday Night Live on May 8. The iconic sketch-comedy show is in its 46th season. Saturday Night Live doesn’t usually have business executives host its show, but as pointed out in a story by The Associated Press, Musk is far from a stuffy corporate type. While it is …

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SNL Takes On Latest Matt Gaetz Revelations [VIDEO]

The Daily Beast reports: For the second week and row, Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) was target No. 1 on Saturday Night Live’s “Weekend Update.” And this time, anchor Colin Jost didn’t even bother to acknowledge how much he looks like the scandal-plagued congressman. “Well, our favorite Florida congressman, Matt Gaetz, is back in the news, but this time it’s good!” …

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SNL Takes On Matt “Giggity” Gaetz Scandal [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: “Saturday Night Live” roasted U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz following Tuesday’s New York Times report that federal investigators were trying determine if he engaged in sex trafficking or had a relationship with a 17-year-old girl. Gaetz, a Republican from Florida, has repeatedly denied the allegations and said they’re part of an extortion plot in which he’s the victim. …

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SNL’s Marjorie Taylor Greene Gives “Sience” Lesson

USA Today reports: Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (Cecily Strong) stopped by the Weekend Update desk to explain her views on gender to anchor Colin Jost. “I love science,” she said. “I’m always talking science. Unless that science is about climate change, coronavirus, space lasers, evolution, the metric system, the rhythm method, breastfeeding, living on Mars, Jesus’ skin color or Santa’s …

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SNL Tees Off On Coumo And Cruz Scandals [VIDEO]

The Daily Beast reports: This week’s cold open began with a Britney Spears-hosted talk show called Oops, You Did It Again—and the guests joining Chloe Fineman’s Britney were none other than Aidy Bryant’s Ted Cruz, fresh off his embarrassing trip to Cancun during an energy crisis in his home state of Texas. Bryant’s Cruz emerged to roars from the crowd …

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SNL Takes On Ted Cruz’s Weird New Haircut [VIDEO]

“Look, I know there are probably bigger things happening in the world, but can we talk about Ted Cruz’s hair, for like an hour? What happened here? “He looks like he’s selling fireworks out of the back of an El Camino. I’m pretty sure I’ve seen this guy handcuffed, crying on a curb in COPS. “I mean, what are you …

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SNL Roasts MyPillow Crackpot Mike Lindell [VIDEO]

The Daily Beast reports: Joining Colin Jost to talk about his exile from Twitter after continuing to push false voter fraud conspiracy theories, Lindell snuggled his MyPillow close as he pushed back on allegations that he helped inspire the Capitol insurrectionists. “Well, hold on there, Buck-o, I didn’t inspire no insurrection, nobody!” Lindell declared. “I’m just a normal American ex-crack …

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SNL Takes On Giuliani’s Star Totally Not Drunk Witness

Mediaite reports: The spoof was focused around Melissa Carone, a contractor for Dominion, who used a Michigan hearing on Wednesday as a platform to make outlandish claims of voter fraud in a back-and-forth with a GOP lawmaker. Immediately, social media users compared the viral clip to an SNL skit and it was only Wednesday. Saturday’s skit had an array of …

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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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