Saturday Night Live Recap: When Humor Fails, Use Channing Tatum's Abs

Channing Tatum guest-hosted Saturday Night Live for the first time this weekend, and though his comic chops might not be exactly at the level one might hope for someone headlining a sketch show, the producers had a contingency plan. Did he need to learn a lot of lines? No. Did he end up doing a lot of pelvic thrusts? Yes. Yes, he did.

Best Meta-Commentary On The Show:
Having Kristen Wiig play Lana Del Rey on Weekend Update was a good way for the show’s producers to acknowledge the controversy surrounding her...unique performance as the musical guest a few weeks ago. At the same time, Wiig/Lana’s response to her critics was written so cleverly that the resulting sketch didn’t make it look like SNL was selling out its own guest. Read More...


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