Tag: SNL

Dominican Newspaper Uses Alec Baldwin Pic Instead Of Trump

Dominican newspaper El Nacional apologized on Saturday after mistakenly using a photo of Baldwin dressed as President Trump on “Saturday Night Live,” instead of the president himself. The photo appeared in the paper next to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The photo “was placed as if it were the one of Trump,” the paper wrote.…

Donald Trump Upset A Woman Made Fun of Sean Spicer [VIDEO]

The White House is still reeling from a Saturday Night Live sketch that took aim at press secretary Sean Spicer. In particular, sources say that it was Spicer’s portrayal by a woman that hit President Trump hardest, because he was said to believe it made the press secretary appear weak. “Trump doesn’t like his people…

Trump Tweets Against SNL For Mocking His Twitter Habits

Late Saturday night, after SNL aired another sketch of liberal actor Alec Baldwin mocking President-elect Donald Trump—this time poking fun at his twitchy Twitter fingers, which resemble that of a reactionary, basement-dwelling teen—the soon-to-be leader of the free world weighed in on Twitter, writing: “Just tried watching Saturday Night Live – unwatchable! Totally biased, not…

SNL Takes On Stalker Trump & President Clinton 2nd Debate [VIDEO]

“Saturday Night Live” mocked the second debate between presidential rivals Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in the opening of its latest show. “Hello, and welcome to the second and worst-ever presidential debate,” moderator “Martha Raddatz” says before she and “Anderson Cooper” do shots. The show also played up the viral meme sparked by Trump lurking…

Taran Killam and Jay Pharaoh Are Leaving SNL

NBC has confirmed that Taran Killam, best known for playing Ted Cruz, John Boehner, and Paul Ryan, and Jay Pharoah, who took over the role of President Barack Obama from Fred Armisen, will both be leaving Saturday Night Live ahead of the show’s 42nd season this fall. Killam, who was announced as SNL’s new Donald…

The Church Lady Interview Donald Trump and Ted Cruz on SNL

Dana Carvey is back as his character The Church Lady in the cold open of the May 7, 2016 episode of Saturday Night Live. During the Church Chat segment, The Church Lady interviewed failed Republican candidate Ted Cruz (Taran Killam) and presumed Republican nominee Donald Trump (Darrell Hammond). Carvey was a cast member on the…

Kanye West Ranting Backstage At SNL [AUDIO]

The New York Post obtained audio of Kanye West yelling at NBC staffers behind the scenes of Saturday Night Live over the weekend. In the clip, West audibly refers to Taylor Swift as a “fake ass” and shouted expletives at some of the comedy sketch show’s staffers. West was allegedly upset over the show’s handling…

Will Ferrell Is Back On ‘SNL’ As George W Bush To Mock GOPers [VIDEO]

Will Ferrell does George W. Bush once again for Saturday Night Live to mock the current crop of Republican presidential candidates and announce that “Bush” is running for president again. This is an important day. I’ve made a big decision. I’m entering the race for the President of the United States of America,” Ferrell said…

Protests Grow Against Donald Trump Hosting ‘SNL’ [VIDEO]

Pressure continued to mount on NBC to cancel Donald Trump’s guest-host appearance on this weekend’s “Saturday Night Live” as a coalition of advocacy groups delivered petitions to the network in New York. Protesters gathered outside NBC’s New York City headquarters on Wednesday evening in an effort to have Donald Trump dropped from Saturday Night Live.…

Donald Trump Will Host Saturday Night Live [VIDEO]

Donald Trump will host Saturday Night Live for a second time, NBC announced on Tuesday. The episode, airing on 7 November, comes almost exactly a year before election day, which will fall on 8 November 2016. His upcoming Saturday Night Live appearance is not the first time the network has gone against its word on…

SNL’s Hillary Clinton Will Not Let Emails Get in the Way [VIDEO]

SNL Kate McKinnon played Hillary Clinton’s controversy over emails. And this Hillary––”a relatable woman on a couch”––won’t let a little thing like email get in the way of ascending to the presidency. Clinton looked slightly possessed as she insisted that “there will be no mistakes in my rise to the top” and dared the media…

Chris Rock jokes about 9/11, Boston Marathon on ‘SNL’ [VIDEO]

Comedian Chris Rock’s return to Saturday Night Live kicked off with a controversial monologue in which he joked about the Boston Marathon, 9/11 and the new skyscraper on the site of the World Trade Center. “I am never going in the Freedom Tower,” he said. “I don’t care if Scarlett Johansson is butt naked on…

‘SNL’ Gets First Black News Anchor

Comedian Michael Che will replace Cecily Strong as co-anchor of Saturday Night Live’s Weekend Update news segment. Che will join Colin Jost at the Update desk, while Strong will remain on the show as a repertory player. Che joined SNL as a writer last year, and has also been working as a correspondent for Comedy…

‘Saturday Night Live’ announcer Don Pardo dies at 96

Don Pardo, the legendary NBC announcer who was the voice for “Saturday Night Live,” has died at age 96, his daughter confirmed. Pardo, who was with “S.N.L.” from the show’s first episode in 1975, remained the announcer of the show through its most recent season. Photo: Don Pardo on the set of “Saturday Night Live”…

LMAO – SNL live takes on Solange, Jay Z fight [VIDEO]

Solange Exclusive Interview Jay Z Elevator Fight – SNL Spoof Solange give an exclusive interview to tell her side of the Jay Z elevator fight. You will not believe what happened. SNL Jay Z Solange Spoof Elevator Attack – Cold Open Jay Z & Solange : Saturday Night Live Skit SNL – Cold Open –…

SNL Under Heat for Writer Leslie Jones Slaves Jokes [VIDEO]

Ok I wasn't gonna say any thing because I know that dumb people know how to use the computer too, but now this is so ridiculous. — Leslie Jones (@Lesdoggg) May 4, 2014 SNL writer Leslie Jones caused quite the controversy when she joked about slavery in a recent Weekend Update commentary.

SNL’s ‘President Obama’ Addresses Multiple Nelson Mandela Memorial Controversies With Some Help Of The Fake Interpreter

On this week’s Saturday Night Live, Jay Pharoah‘s President Obama character appeared in the cold open to quickly dispose of the trio of distracting controversies that arose at this week’s Nelson Mandela memorial, then give a talk about health care. Unfortunately, the untethered sign language interpreter swooped in to “translate,” followed by “selfiegate” instigator and…