Is 'SNL' leasing its sketches to advertisers?

Was "MacGruber" a "Saturday Night Live" sketch or Pepsi commercial?


Depending on when you were watching television over the weekend, it was hard to tell.


On Saturday night's "SNL," the recurring bit starring cast member Will Forte aired three times during the show, each time with comical over-the-top promotion for Pepsi.


Then on Sunday night, one of the same "MacGruber" sketches - in which Forte plays a parody of the '80s action series "MacGyver" - aired during NBC's broadcast of the Super Bowl as a commercial. Read more ...

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