• ‘Saturday Night Live’ promotes Ego Nwodim to main cast member for Season 46

    ‘Saturday Night Live’ promotes Ego Nwodim to main cast member for Season 46

    “Saturday Night Live” featured player Ego Nwodim has been upped to a repertory player ahead of NBC late-night program’s 46th season, I have learned. A rep for “SNL” did not respond to a request for comment. It has become customary for “SNL” to promote the featured players who have made it to their third year on …
  • What happened to The Weeknd’s face? Why he was bloody at the VMAs

    What happened to The Weeknd’s face? Why he was bloody at the VMAs

    The Weeknd is blinded by the light — and bruised in the face. At the 2020 VMAs, the singer — who took home the VMA for best R&B and video of the year for “Blinding Lights” — appeared to have a broken nose and black eyes and was bleeding during his performance atop Hudson Yards …
  • Maya Rudolph got a cryptic text about Kamala Harris from her ‘SNL’ boss

    Maya Rudolph got a cryptic text about Kamala Harris from her ‘SNL’ boss

    Maya Rudolph says she hasn’t gotten a call from Lorne Michaels yet to bring back her Kamala Harris impression to “SNL” — but she did get a cryptic text. When The Hollywood Reporter asked the comedian, 48, if she heard from her former boss Michaels after the Democratic vice presidential candidate was announced, she said, …
  • Watch every time Maya Rudolph played Kamala Harris on ‘SNL’

    Watch every time Maya Rudolph played Kamala Harris on ‘SNL’

    We’re likely going to see more Maya Rudolph on “Saturday Night Live.” Joe Biden has picked Kamala Harris to be his running mate, the presidential candidate tweeted Tuesday, prompting an immediate reaction from former “Saturday Night Live” cast member Rudolph. “Oh s–t. Ruh-roh,” Rudolph, 48, told Entertainment Weekly of Biden’s pick. Rudolph earned a reputation …
  • ‘SNL’ planning live Studio 8H return for Season 46

    ‘SNL’ planning live Studio 8H return for Season 46

    If NBC and Lorne Michaels have their way, NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” this fall could move from being produced from cast members’ homes to being made the old-fashioned way — “from New York.” Michaels and his team are making plans to bring the show back to NBC’s Manhattan studios for the venerable late-night program’s 46th …
  • ‘SNL’ star Colin Jost reveals his mom’s 9/11 nightmare story 

    ‘SNL’ star Colin Jost reveals his mom’s 9/11 nightmare story 

    On the morning of 9/11, “Saturday Night Live” star Colin Jost’s family was doing a lot of live updating — but not the satirical kind. They were worried about Jost’s mother, Dr. Kerry Kelly, who had left a patient’s bedside on Staten Island to race to downtown Manhattan after hearing that a plane had crashed …
  • Jay Pharoah to Gayle King: Black people are ‘guilty until proven innocent’ in America

    Jay Pharoah to Gayle King: Black people are ‘guilty until proven innocent’ in America

    Read More: Gayle King: It feels like ‘open season’ on black men after racial incidents ‘SNL’ alum Jay Pharoah says LAPD cop kneeled on his neck, shares video Go figure: ‘My Little Pony’ is popular with Nazis ‘SNL’ star Colin Jost reveals his mom’s 9/11 nightmare story 
  • ‘The King of Staten Island’ gets the hook from Universal

    ‘The King of Staten Island’ gets the hook from Universal

    Pete Davidson’s “The King of Staten Island” was pulled unceremoniously — and mysteriously — from drive-in theatres last week, reports Variety. The semi-autobiographical film, which offers a comic take on SNL star’s Pete Davidson’s childhood in the borough, was instead released Friday for video only. “There was no explanation,” from Universal, one drive-in theater owner …
  • What ‘King of Staten Island’ doesn’t reveal about Pete Davidson’s life

    What ‘King of Staten Island’ doesn’t reveal about Pete Davidson’s life

    Pete Davidson’s destiny was set when he was a kid. His father, Scott, a firefighter with the FDNY’s Ladder 118 in Brooklyn Heights, was a big fan of standup comedy. “[Pete] saw that standup made his father happy,” Cris Italia, Pete’s former manager, told The Post. Years after Scott died on 9/11 — when Pete …
  • Jimmy Fallon apologizes for old blackface skit after viral backlash

    Jimmy Fallon apologizes for old blackface skit after viral backlash

    Jimmy Fallon has apologized for donning blackface in a resurfaced 2000 “Saturday Night Live” skit that had many calling to “cancel” him. The 45-year-old host of “The Tonight Show” issued a statement Tuesday in a tweet and thanked fans for holding him “accountable.” “In 2000, while on SNL, I made a terrible decision to do …