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SNL Season 42: Worst to Best Episodes, Ranked Alec Baldwin, Jimmy Fallon, The Rock, Melissa McCarthy and More

Saturday Night Liveclosedout its most-watched season in over two decades last weekend, thanks in part toAlec Baldwins manybuzzed-about appearances as President Donald Trump, and a cabinet that included Melissa McCarthys Sean Spicer. But which episodes did TVLine readers consider the bestand worst? With Season 42 now behind us, were revisiting how each of the last [] http://tvline.com/2017/05/27/saturday-night-live-best-worst-episodes-alec-baldwin-melissa-mccarthy-season-42-snl/

SNL Scene-Stealer Leslie Jones to Host BET Awards

  Leslie Jones -- comedian, Saturday Night Live star and national treasure -- will host the 2017 BET Awards, People revealed Wednesday. "BET was the first place I ever did comedy on TV, so it's a full-circle moment of coming home where I started," Jones said. "I went out in the world and did what I ...Read More... http://www.tvguide.com/news/leslie-jones-bet-awards-host/?rss=breakingnews

SNL Season 42 Was a Necessary Reminder That No, This Really Isnt Normal (Commentary)

SNL repeatedly saw some of its best ratings in years in its just-ended Season 42, and theres a good reason for that. Each week, Saturday Night Live felt like more than a dose of comedy. It was a way to get a sanity check on what continues to feel like a constant barrage of absurd political news. Its nothing new to see SNL cover politics, but through the 2016 presidential race and beyond into the Trump presidency, the show served a different function. Tuning in each week to see how SNL would pull comedy out of each weeks news helped confirm a consistent saying in 2017: This isnt normal.   ...Read More... http://www.thewrap.com/snl-season-42-no-this-really-isnt-normal/

Grey's Anatomy: The 15 Biggest Moments From Season 13, Ranked

Now that the smoke has cleared in the wake of Greys Anatomys Season 13 finale, there are but two things we can do to tide us over until the ABC dramas fall return: 1) Eagerly anticipate Season 14 spoilers, and 2) Reflect on the season past. Any way you slice em, the last 24 episodes [] http://tvline.com/2017/05/21/greys-anatomy-season-13-biggest-moments-photos/

Sasheer Zamata Quits 'SNL' After Four Seasons

The funnywoman leaves 'Saturday Night Live' after season 42, following in the footsteps of Bobby Moynihan and Vanessa Bayer. ...Read More... http://www.aceshowbiz.com/news/view/00109608.html

Vanessa Bayer Leaves 'SNL', Bids Goodbye on Season Finale

The comedienne who has been on 'Saturday Night Live' for seven seasons makes her final performance on the last episode of season 42. ...Read More... http://www.aceshowbiz.com/news/view/00109604.html

Dwayne Johnson and Tom Hanks Plan 2020 Presidential Bid in 'SNL' Season Finale Monologue

"Now, I'm actually worried that I'm too qualified." ...Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/B1Qpq6PQ06g/dwayne-johnson-tom-hanks-plan-2020-presidential-bid-snl-season-finale-monologue-1005858

Saturday Night Live Pays Silent Tribute To Brad Grey

In all the season finale bustle of last nights Saturday Night Live , Lorne Michaels and his comedy program took a moment to pay silent tribute to the late Brad Grey . A photo of Grey, as seenhere, was shown as the show went to a commercial break. Grey died last week at age 59 following a battle with cancer, only months after he left his job as chairman/CEO of Paramount Pictures. SNL s remembrance was the second late-night mention in as many nights, following Bill Mahers   ...Read More... http://deadline.com/2017/05/snl-brad-grey-tribute-saturday-night-live-chris-cornell-1202099287/

SNL': The Rock Picks Tom Hanks as Running Mate in 2020 Presidential Bid (Video)

Dwayne The Rock Johnson used his SNL monologue to jokingly declare hes running for president in 2020. His running mate: fellow Five Timers Club member Tom Hanks . Alec Baldwin quickly changed out of his Donald Trump outfit from the cold open to present Johnson with his Five Timers Club robe. With his induction into the prestigious group, Johnson took the chance to address recent discussions of a possible presidential run in 2020. After Johnson mentioned the possibility in an interview last week, polls immediately found Johnson ahead of Trump. ...Read More... http://www.thewrap.com/snl-rock-picks-tom-hanks-running-mate-2020-presidential-bid-video/

SNL Finale: Scarlett Johansson's Ivanka Joins Trump & Co. to Sing 'Hallelujah'

Saturday Night Liveparodied itself this weekend, beginning its Season 42 finale by satirizinglast Novembers Hallelujah performance by Kate McKinnons Hillary Clinton. This time around, it was Alec Baldwins President Donald Trump behind the piano, joined by some of his closest friends and family. The performance was perhaps most noteworthy for a surprise cameo by Scarlett [] http://tvline.com/2017/05/20/saturday-night-live-finale-donald-trump-scarlett-johansson-hallelujah-video/