Sohu.com has bought the license to the sketch show for Chinese audience in order to fight piracy and learn from Hollywood. Read More... http://www.aceshowbiz.com/news/view/00067171.html
Instead of cowering from criticism that Saturday Night Live's cast lacked diversity, show head honcho Lorne Michaels has taken action and found a new black female cast member. Find out more about Sasheer Zamata! Saturday Night Live hires its first black female cast member in years. Since Maya Rudolph's departure in 2007, the late night sketch show has lacked diversity within their female cast members and SNL even poked fun at it when Kerry Washington hosted last November. Producer Lorne Michaels held auditions and finally filled the void with Upright Citizen's Brigade alum Sasheer Zamata. Let us know if you think Zamata makes a good addition to the cast when she joins SNL on January 18th and stick with us at Celebified for more TV scoop.
Drake Heads to Saturday Night Live! Rapper to Serve as Host and Musical Guest for First 2014 Episode New episodes of Saturday Night Live won't return until mid-January, but comedy fans can look forward to another double-duty host come January 18th! NBC has announced that Drake will kick off the 2014 season as host AND musical guest.
This week's encore episode of Saturday Night Live with host Paul Rudd and musical guest One Directio averaged a 1.5 adults 18-49 rating in the 25 markets with local people meters. Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Tvbythenumbers/~3/rmB85TqzY4Q/
Last night's episode of "Saturday Night Live" with host Jimmy Fallon and musical guest Justin Timberlake scored the show’s highest overnight ratings in metered markets in nearly two years. Watch clips from the show. Read More... http://blogs.wsj.com/speakeasy/2013/12/22/saturday-night-live-with-jimmy-fallon-and-justin-timberlake-the-best-bits/?mod=WSJ_LifeStyle_Speakeasy
When "Saturday Night Live" returns from its holiday break, it'll be with its third double-duty host of the season.After Miley Cyrus and Lady Gaga's turns as host and musical guest this fall, the series announced during its holiday episode on Saturday (Dec. 21) that Drake (aka Aubrey Graham) would be the next musician to get the gig this season.The rapper and former "Degrassi: The Next Generation" star will host the January 18, 2014 episode. This will be Drake's second appearance on "SNL" -- he served as musical guest in 2011 opposite host Anna Faris. We're totally in for a Wheelchair Jimmy/"Degrassi" spoof sketch, right?... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/12/saturday-night-live-drake-to-pull-double-duty-as-host-musical-guest-in-january.html
The duo use Michael Jackson, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and more to promote their gift wrapping business. On this week’s Saturday Night Live Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake wasted no time to give the people what they wanted: a rap medley. Or should we say ‘wrap’ medley? Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/dEKTwS6D2u4/story01.htm
On Saturday (Dec. 21), Jimmy Fallon made his return to Studio 8H to host "Saturday Night Live" for the second time since leaving the series in 2004 and he brought along with him his good buddy Justin Timberlake as musical guest. Though, considering how much of the show Timberlake appeared in, a more appropriate billing would have been co-host.Besides the high-wattage inclusion of Fallon and Timberlake, this year's Christmas episode also attracted several big name cameos including Paul McCartney (who stopped by to sing with Fallon during his monologue), Madonna (who vamped it up as herself in the returning "Barry Gibb Talk Show" sketch), Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Barry Gibb, himself. While that should seem like more than enough celebrity appearances for one episode, it was rather startling that no other former cast members dropped by for a cameo or two, as that tends to happen during the sketch show's holiday episode.Let's break down the... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/12/saturday-night-live-jimmy-fallon-and-justin-timberlake-are-joined-by-madonna-paul-mccartney.html
Note: We'll post videos from this week's Saturday Night Live as soon as they are made available online. Host Jimmy Fallon and musical guest Justin Timberlake delivered Saturday Night Live 's biggest episode of the season with help from some major guest stars. The prolific TV collaborators kicked things off with a about wrapping gifts. (Rap. Wrap. Get it?) Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/bWAOUO7Ifhk/story01.htm
This week's host Fallon reminds musical guest Timberlake not to use the F-word on the show, but the 'Suit and Tie' singer insists that 'we're breaking all the rules' this Saturday night. Read More... http://www.aceshowbiz.com/news/view/00066878.html