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SNL Riffs on 'Nightmare' Debate

Trump is not amused

(Newser) - "Welcome to the second and worst ever presidential debate," intoned Cecily Strong's Martha Raddatz in Saturday Night Live's Cold Open, as the show wasted zero time in again trotting out Alec Baldwin and Kate McKinnon as Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton to make hay out of... More »

SNL Opens With Tribute to Paris

In unusual move, Cecily Strong tells Paris, 'we stand with you'

(Newser) - Barely a day after the devastating attacks in Paris, the show went on for Saturday Night Live—but not without a salute to the grieving French capital, reports Rolling Stone . "Paris is the city of light, and here in New York City, we know that light will never go... More »

Seth Meyers Signs Off SNL

And Stefon, Amy Poehler, Andy Samberg stop by to send him off

(Newser) - Seth Meyers ended his reign at the "Weekend Update" desk last night, telling one last dumb-criminal joke for the road before some of Saturday Night Live's more memorable recent alums stopped by to bid him farewell, notes the Hollywood Reporter . Bill Hader, in character as Stefon, and Amy... More »

Leo, Titanic Crash Hill's Monologue

'Am I flying, Jack?'

(Newser) - Jonah Hill returned to Saturday Night Live last night with an opening monologue that attempted to separate from Wolf of Wall Street co-star Leo DiCaprio, and somehow ended with "the thing that made me feel safe"—both actors wrapped in a Titanic-esque embrace as that migraine-in-your-eye-inducing music played.... More »

And the New SNL Cast Members Are...

6 new faces, plus Cecily Strong to co-anchor 'Weekend Update'

(Newser) - Newsy was very, very close to picking the new SNL cast members, but now the actual lineup has been officially announced, and there's a sixth name to add to the mix plus some other shake-ups. Per E! Online , the new cast members will be Beck Bennett (you know... More »

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