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Cecily Strong Has Emotional SNL Sendoff
Cecily Strong Signs Off SNL

Cecily Strong Signs Off SNL

NBC program announced her departure shortly before the show

(Newser) - Cecily Strong and her characters have left the building, after an emotional sendoff from Elvis. The 11-season Saturday Night Live player appeared on the show for the last time as a cast member Saturday. The show's Instagram account made the announcement earlier in the day, People reports. "Tonight...

Pete Davidson Takes Questions as Aaron Rodgers on SNL

Show also introduces a new Donald Trump

(Newser) - Pete Davidson, in character as Aaron Rodgers, filled in the public knowledge gap about the Packers quarterbacks' COVID-19 vaccination status on Saturday Night Live. Rodgers has been accused of misleading, at best, his team and fans about whether he's had the shots by saying only that he'd been...

SNL Goes to Town on Giuliani's Hearing

A 9-minute parade of witnesses spoofing Michigan circus

(Newser) - Kate McKinnon's Rudy Giuliani returned again to Saturday Night Live to romp through what Mashable calls a "fart-filled election hearing" in Michigan that blurs the line with reality. McKinnon trotted out witnesses including Cecily Strong as "barely intoxicated" Dominion Voting Systems IT contractor Melissa Carone who told...

SNL Has the Impeachment Trial You Really Wanted

Featuring John Bolton and Hunter Biden testifying

(Newser) - After suffering through a long-winded impeachment trial that appears to have been a foregone conclusion, Saturday Night Live brings you the impeachment trial "you wish had happened." The sketch features a nearly unrecognizable Cecily Strong as John Bolton, saying, "No, no, sorry judge. No more free spoilers....

Baldwin Returns to SNL With Parking Space Joke

It's his first appearance since his arrest over a ... parking space

(Newser) - Alec Baldwin returned to Saturday Night Live as President Trump for the first time since his arrest Nov. 2 , but included himself in the receiving end of the ribbing, reports USA Today . In character as Trump on an Argentine balcony, Baldwin lamented Robert Mueller's investigation, saying, "God, I...

Live From New York, It's Stormy Daniels

'SNL' trots out a star-studded Cold Open

(Newser) - The most famously hushed woman currently in America opened her mouth and yelled, "Live from New York, it's Saturday night!" Saturday Night Live trotted out Stormy Daniels as part of a star-studded Cold Open poking fun at President Trump's current woes, reports Rolling Stone , with Ben...

SNL Riffs on 'Nightmare' Debate
SNL Riffs on
'Nightmare' Debate

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...

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...

Seth Meyers Signs Off SNL
 Seth Meyers Signs Off SNL 

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...

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....

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...

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