The “Saturday Night Live” comedian talks about “Illmatic” by Nas, Richard Pryor’s stand-up and the importance of a fresh haircut.
The episode, hosted by Anya Taylor-Joy and featuring the musical guest Lil Nas X, let “S.N.L.” cast members (and the surprise guest Chris Rock) reflect on a challenging season.
Mr. Mooney, a comic writer and performer known for his work with Richard Pryor and Dave Chappelle, died of a heart attack on Wednesday, his publicist said.
In the opening sketch of “Saturday Night Live,” Kate McKinnon played Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, attempting to explain the latest recommendations for people who are fully vaccinated.
The much-discussed Tesla and SpaceX executive took a self-deprecating approach, telling viewers, “I’m pretty good at running human in emulation mode.”
The choice to have the Tesla and SpaceX billionaire host “S.N.L.” has drawn praise, criticism and some veiled pushback from the show’s own cast members.
Musk, who runs Tesla and SpaceX, will become the rare “S.N.L.” host not from the worlds of entertainment, politics or sports.
A song released 20 years ago continues to inspire curiosity and covers by classical, experimental and pop artists.
In an episode hosted by Carey Mulligan, “S.N.L.” looked at the American justice system through the lens of a fictional midday news program.
The “Nomadland” filmmaker is the first woman of color to take the feature-film directing prize. She’s now the prohibitive front-runner for the Oscar.
Often writing with Rosie Shuster, she created memorable sketches in the show’s early years, including ones involving those nerds Lisa and Todd.
The episode, hosted by Daniel Kaluuya, featured Chloe Fineman as the pop singer and Pete Davidson as the scandalized congressman.
Pedrad, a “Saturday Night Live” alumna, plays the title character in her TBS comedy about an awkward 14-year-old trying to fit in.
The “Saturday Night Live” alumna reprised her role as Vice President Kamala Harris in a sketch that also featured Alex Moffat’s return as President Biden.
The satirical game show on “Saturday Night Live” also lampooned Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York and Gov. Gavin Newsom of California.
“Saturday Night Live” gave several famous people the chance to say sorry on an episode hosted by Regé-Jean Page of “Bridgerton.”
The opening sketch on “Saturday Night Live” presented satirical remarks from Republican allies like Lindsey Graham, Ted Cruz and Mitch McConnell.
The episode also featured a guest appearance from Eugene Levy and offered an unusual use for Zillow.com.
In its first episode of 2021, “Saturday Night Live” and guest host John Krasinski also addressed the Capitol riot, Covid vaccines and the start of the Biden administration.
Getting to play Cheetah was even better for the “Saturday Night Live” star, who loves superhero movies: “It was huge on my list of things I wanted to do.”
Alex Moffat became the latest “S.N.L.” cast member to portray Biden, following Carrey’s announcement that he was stepping down from the role.
Jackie Daytona. Dave Chappelle’s monologue. John Wilson’s risotto lesson. These are the episodes that cut through the clutter this year.
The episode, hosted by Timothée Chalamet, also featured musical performances by Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band.
Cecily Strong took center stage in a “Saturday Night Live” sketch playing a real-life figure who had already reminded viewers of one of her best-known characters.
The new Showtime documentary aims to present a more complex view of John Belushi, the tragically fated star of “Animal House,” “The Blues Brothers” and “S.N.L.,” beyond the stunts and hard partying.
The host Dave Chappelle, who also hosted the first episode after the 2016 election, urged Americans to “find a way to forgive each other.”
Carrey appeared in his recurring role as Joe Biden in a Halloween episode hosted by the “Saturday Night Live” alum John Mulaney and featuring the Strokes as the musical guest.
Alec Baldwin and Jim Carrey returned to their roles as Donald Trump and Joe Biden in a “Saturday Night Live” parody of Thursday’s face-off between the two candidates.
“Saturday Night Live” also mocked NBC for its choice to schedule a town hall with President Trump opposite an ABC event featuring Joe Biden.
“Saturday Night Live” satirized Wednesday’s vice-presidential debate in an episode of comedy monologues guaranteed to press everyone’s buttons.
First up: Friday is the last day most New Yorkers can register to vote in November’s general election.
Chris Rock hosted the first live episode since “S.N.L.” was driven from its studio by the coronavirus, and the show didn’t hold back on jokes about President Trump’s diagnosis.
“Saturday Night Live” returns Oct. 3 with Chris Rock as host. In an interview, Michaels, the show’s creator, talks about pandemic preparations and why “a little danger” can be good for comedy.
“S.N.L.” has also added three new featured performers to its ensemble cast, ahead of its Oct. 3 season premiere.
In a conversation, the Emmy nominees O’Hara, of “Schitt’s Creek,” and Strong, of “Saturday Night Live,” talk about balancing their love of outsize characters with their aversion to the spotlight.
The actress has not committed to continuing her Emmy-nominated depiction of the vice-presidential nominee, but she seemed intrigued.
The star of “Palm Springs,” on Hulu and at drive-in theaters, also puts A Tribe Called Quest and “Queer Eye” on his list of essentials.
In a new memoir, the “Saturday Night Live” star and Weekend Update anchor contemplates a life and career that are still in flux.
On its 45th anniversary, Colin Jost (in “A Very Punchable Face”) and Alan Zweibel (in “Laugh Lines”) relive their years at “Saturday Night Live.”
So is Michael Flynn. Strange things happen when you spend a couple of months in lockdown.
Tina Fey joined the Mother’s Day tribute in the remotely-produced season finale, which also featured Kristen Wiig and Boyz II Men.
The latest remotely produced episode of “Saturday Night Live” also featured appearances from Miley Cyrus and Adam Sandler, among others.
Larry David, Alec Baldwin and Chris Martin were among the celebrity guests who appeared from their home quarantines in an episode that also paid tribute to Hal Willner.