Season 44 of Saturday Night Live has come to a close, and the cast and crew went into summer break with a bang thanks to having Paul Rudd as host. He didn’t even need any special guests from Avengers: Endgame to help drive it home. In fact, there weren’t any special guests at all (beyond Alec Baldwin and Robert De Niro returning as Donald Trump and Robert Mueller respectively). So Paul Rudd carried this one by himself, and the cast was on fire for the most part.
So let’s dig into the best and worst sketches from the Paul Rudd hosted Saturday Night Live season finale. Read More »
Along with blockbuster summer, it’s also upfronts season in the television world, and that means we’re starting to glimpse of the new shows that will be coming to the small screen for the 2019-2020 season. Today, the NBC has unveiled their primetime slate of new shows, and we have a first look at each of them with a slate of trailers below.
NBC’s new shows arriving this fall include the legal drama Bluff City Law with Jimmy Smits, the church choir comedy Perfect Harmony with Bradley Whitford, and the sitcom Sunnyside starring Kal Penn. Watch all the new NBC 2019 TV series trailers below, and hopefully they end up better than NBC’s line-up from last year. Read More »
This Is Us is the closest thing to a cultural phenomenon that’s not on HBO right now, so it’s no wonder NBC is invested in Dan Fogelman‘s touching generations-spanning melodrama. In an unprecedented move for the network, NBC has renewed This Is Us for three additional seasons, bringing its total season count to six seasons. Read more to learn about how NCB has had This Is Us renewed.
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It’s truly a shame that it has taken so long for Emma Thompson to host Saturday Night Live for the first time. The British actress brought some serious comedic chops to the show, fueled by her longtime acting careers, and the result was a hilarious episode that stayed true to the tradition of the Mother’s Day episode by having some great special guests pop up.
Let’s take a look at the best and worst sketches from the Emma Thompson hosted Saturday Night Live.
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After 24 years, Adam Sandler returned to Saturday Night Live to host the late night sketch series for the first time ever. The expectations were high, and while the Sandman was back to his usual self, the overall show took some time to gain steam. Thankfully, it ended with a bang and even some tears. Plus, there were plenty of fun cameos by familiar faces of the past, as well as the perfect cameo from musical guest Shawn Mendes.
So let’s break down the best and worst sketches from the Adam Sandler hosted Saturday Night Live. Read More »
Remember when Friends fans were panicking last year because it looks like the staple NBC sitcom would be removed from Netflix? The streaming service spent around $100 million to keep the exclusive licensing rights to stream the show through 2019. However, Netflix likely won’t be the exclusive streaming home to shows like Friends and The Office for much longer. That’s because the media companies behind them are starting their own streaming services, and Netflix might have to share the rights to some of their most popular shows. This could really shake up the streaming scene and end up being something either really bad for Netflix, or really unfortunate for new streaming services. Read More »
The novelty of the landmark late night sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live is that it’s performed live on Saturday night in Studio 8H in 30 Rockefeller Plaza. But even though most of the show is done in front of a live studio audience, there are a handful of pre-recorded sketches that make it to air. What’s impressive is that these professional video productions, which include the famous SNL Digital Shorts, are completed in the window of just a few days. Learn all about the making of SNL Digital Shorts, commercial parodies, and other pre-recorded sketches in an extensive documentary short below. Read More »
Saturday Night Live is about the wrap up season 44 with a trio of exciting hosts lined up. We already know Adam Sandler is making a surprising comeback to his old stomping grounds to host the sketch show for the first time ever. But after that, the last two episodes will bring around a first-time host with a buzzworthy coming out this summer and a fan favorite host who is one of the stars of what could be the biggest movie of the year. Read More »
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Everyone is so used to Kit Harington as Jon Snow that it was a little jarring to see him without a beard when he made his hosting debut on Saturday Night Live. But even more startling was his normal voice, which is surprisingly different from the way he speaks as Jon Snow. It was almost distracting, but then Kit Harington made you forget about it by doing some goofy characters. Plus, some of his Game of Thrones co-stars stopped by during the monologue. The result was a decent episode with a smattering of great sketches Read More »
Some of the biggest names in comedy got their start on Saturday Night Live, and many of them have returned to host in the years after they went off to begin the next chapter of their career. But one of the biggest success stories to come out of the late night sketch comedy series has never hosted in the 24 years since leaving the show. That’s about to change.
Fans will finally get to see Adam Sandler hosting Saturday Night Live next month for the first time ever. Though Sandler has returned to the show a couple times to make quick cameo appearances, this will be his first prominent return to the place that launched his comedy career. Read More »