‘Saturday Night Live’ Pays Tribute to Sandy Hook with ‘Silent Night’

But before the skits and rock music, SNL took the time to pay tribute to the victims of massacre at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., by featuring the New York City Children's Chorus singing "Silent Night." Watch the clip.

'SNL' Celebrates Kids in Post-Shooting Cold Open (Video)

The NBC show ditched comedy during its first moments and featured the New York City Children's Chorus singing “Silent Night.”

'SNL': Samuel L. Jackson Denies Live F-Word, But... (Video)

"Saturday Night Live" guest Samuel L. Jackson said what sounded an awful lot like the F-word during a sketch on the show, but took to Twitter to deny it. He did, however, acknowledge saying "bulls---."

'Saturday Night Live': Martin Short, Samuel L. Jackson's almost F-bomb and Nirvana

In what was perhaps the cameo-iest "Saturday Night Live" ever, host Martin Short and a cast of thousands closed out 2012 with style. The show was high-energy from start to finish and had several strong sketches.Nothing could top the moving cold open acknowledging the Newtown tragedy, but nonetheless, it was one of the season's best episodes. MonologueThe parade of cameos kicks off right away with Paul Shaffer at the piano for Short's rendition of "It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year," with all the Christmas stuff replaced with sex references. We lost track of the lyrics, frankly, as Short went backstage and bumped into Kristen Wiig (and her creepy doll hand from the Lawrence Welk sketches), Jimmy Fallon, Tom Hanks, Samuel L. Jackson, a guy with a llama and Tina Fey."A Tony Bennett Christmas"Cameo No. 7 comes courtesy of Alec Baldwin, who does his fabulous Tony Bennett impression alongside Short as Tony's brother Jerry...

"Saturday Night Live" Scores the #1 Rating of the Night in Metered-Market Households

NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, December 8.

VIDEO: Jamie Foxx Impersonates Tyler Perry's Madea, Hostess Snack Cake Ding-Dong on SNL

There's a reason Jamie Foxx has an Oscar on his mantel. Not only can he act, the Ray star can sing, rap, and he's even pretty good at cross-dressing. Who knew?! For his second time hosting Saturday Night Live , Foxx showed off all these skills and more, and got some help from a few surprise celebrity cameos. A buddy cop movie starring only one actor? That's the selling point for Tyler Perry 's newest film, Alex Cross 2 — Madea: Special Ops , in which Foxx played Perry playing half crime novel detective Alex and...

WATCH: 'SNL' Takes On Hostess Bankruptcy

Unappreciated Hostess dessert the ding dong appeared on Saturday Night Live to discuss his frustrations over the attention another dessert has been receiving due to company's recent bankruptcy. "Don't get me wrong, I love Twinkie, that's my snack brother from another batter, but I gotta ask one thing: y'all aint got no love for the ding dong?" said a hilariously-costumed Jamie Foxx. "This is snack profiling, man," He also discussed his future plans now that the company has gone under. "I'm going back to the rap game." Watch the full clip above.

'Saturday Night Live': Jamie Foxx, Jason Sudeikis Celebrate Christmas With Cheesy Turtlenecks and a Mixtape (Video)

"Django Unchained's" Foxx will be joined this Saturday with Ne-Yo.