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2 Cast Members Leaving SNL

Jay Pharoah, Taran Killam out after 6 years

(Newser) - NBC says Saturday Night Live cast members Jay Pharoah and Taran Killam are exiting the show, the AP reports. Pharoah and Killam won't be back when SNL returns this fall for its 42nd season, the network said Monday. The comedians have been on the show for six seasons. Both... More »

SNL Has Chosen Its Trump

Taran Killam will play candidate during 41st season of show

(Newser) - If anyone has ever wondered what it's like to be Donald Trump for a day, or for a season of Saturday Night Live, talk to Taran Killam in 2016. The 33-year-old cast member has been tapped to slip into the real estate mogul's hairpiece for the 41st season... More »

Dakota Johnson, SNL Spoof ISIS

Some people aren't laughing at Toyota parody ad

(Newser) - Dakota Johnson hosted Saturday Night Live last night, and unlike Fifty Shades , it wasn't so boring: The skit generating the most buzz was a parody of Toyota's Super Bowl ad in which a dad (Taran Killam) drops Johnson off at the airport. Only instead of joining the Army,... More »

Miley Tweaks Shutdown, VMAs

Turns in hysterical performance in 'We Did Stop'

(Newser) - Miley Cyrus and her tongue showed up at Saturday Night Live last night, with the former blessedly declaring "There will be no twerking tonight," before going on to a solid, if relatively uncontroversial, showing. While her turns as a high school cheerleader and would-be rapper fell short, observes... More »

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