Saturday Night Live Buzz

Saturday Night Live Plans a Prime-Time Weekend Update This Summer

The shows summer version, which will still feature Colin Jost and Michael Che, will have four half-hour episodes, starting Aug. 10. ...Read More... http://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/14/arts/television/saturday-night-live-prime-time-weekend-update-summer.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Weekend Update Primetime Spinoff Officially Ordered at NBC - TVLine.com

NBC’s planned Weekend Update spinoff has landed a formal series order — and a somewhat surprising launch date. Confirming a report from February, the Peacock network announced Tuesday that it has handed a four-episode order for Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update , a 30-minute primetime version of SNL ‘s venerable Weekend Update segment, to launch Thursday, Aug. 10 at 9/8c. As expected, Weekend Update co-anchors Colin Jost and Michael Che will handle hosting duties, although other SNL cast members are expected to make cameos. Read the full article at TVLine.com .

'Saturday Night Live' Taps Louis C.K. as Host and The Chainsmokers as Musical Guest

The stand-up comedian will return for his fourth time hosting the NBC sketch comedy show, while the prolific DJ duo will be the musical guest for the first time.   ...Read More... http://www.aceshowbiz.com/news/view/00106828.html

Saturday Night Live Pits Trump Versus Aliens -- and Ivanka Is "Complicit"

  Saturday Night Live again dug in deep with the political punnage this week with a cold open that gave a dismal, albeit hilarious, answer to an increasingly common question: "What if aliens visit us while Donald Trump is in charge?" The bit was a great fit with one of Alec Baldwin 's now-iconic ( and ...   ...Read More... http://www.tvguide.com/news/saturday-night-live-scarlett-johansson-lorde-recap/?rss=breakingnews

SNL': Alec Baldwins Trump Fails To Inspire America To Fight Space Aliens (Video)

Alec Baldwin returned to SNL as Donald Trump as aliens from another planet invaded the Earth, but his campaign rhetoric about coal and not winning anymore was a hard sell to the soldiers fighting to save America. Baldwins Trump ran through all his usual talking points as a camo-clad Kenan Thompson pleaded with the Commander-in-Chief to tell the military what to do. Now heres the deal, Trump told to assembled soldiers.We are going to beat these aliens because we have got the best military, but we dont win anymore. And the aliens are laughing at us. Theyre killing us and theyre laughing at us. You can watch the sketch above. ...Read More... http://www.thewrap.com/snl-alec-baldwin-trump-space-aliens/

SNL': Scarlett Johanssons Talking Dog Turns Out To Be a Trump Fan (Video)

The discovery of a device that translates what dogs are saying into English on SNL revealed that hostScarlett Johanssons dog was a closet Trump supporter, much to her horror. Johansson played a scientist named Helen, demonstrating the amazing discovery, but within moments of strapping a helmet on Max the dog that allowed humans to understand him, he proclaimed himself a bigtime Trump fan. Watch the full sketch in the video above. ...Read More... http://www.thewrap.com/snl-talking-dog-trump/

SNL Wants to Sell You Complicit, the New Perfume from Ivanka Trump

Saturday Night Live was very political in its first half, opening with the return of Alec Baldwin as Donald Trump and continuing with a bit about host Scarlett Johanssons talking dog being an obnoxious Trump supporter . But the bow in the pre-Weekend Update portion of this weeks SNLwas a fake ad for an Ivanka Trump-brand perfume called Complicit. Im assuming you get the joke. ...Read More... http://www.thewrap.com/snl-wants-sell-complicit-new-perfume-ivanka-trump/

The Men of SNL Mansplain Womens Issues to Scarlett Johansson and Aidy Bryant

Beck Bennett and Kyle Mooney celebrated International Womens Day on SNL with a sketch featuring all the female cast members that was all about the dudes. As Aidy Bryant and host Scarlett Johansson explained, the women of SNL participated in A Day Without Women on March 8, so they werent able to write any sketches for the show. Fortunately, Bennett and Mooney stepped up to write something that would feature all the female cast members. Unfortunately, the sketch ironically featured almost no lines for the women. ...Read More... http://www.thewrap.com/men-snl-mansplain-womens-issues-scarlett-johansson-aidy-bryant/

Scarlett Johansson is Ivanka Trump in "Complicit" Perfume Ad on 'SNL'

"Shes beautiful, shes powerful, shes complicit." ...Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/svjy1DIsefU/scarlett-johansson-is-ivanka-trump-complicit-perfume-ad-snl-985387

SNL Assures Us We’ll Be Royally Screwed If Aliens Invade Under the Trump Presidency

"What a beautiful day." ...Read More... http://www.vulture.com/2017/03/snl-assures-us-well-be-screwed-if-aliens-invade-under-trump.html?mid=full-rss-vulture