Did Saturday Night Live Rip Off This Sketch From the Groundlings?

Aleksander Chan · 10/06/14 12:04PM

Members of the Groundlings improv comedy troupe have accused Saturday Night Live—where a number of Groundlings alums have gone on to be cast members and hosts—of stealing a sketch idea that aired during this past Saturday's episode with host Sarah Silverman.

Lacey Donohue · 02/25/14 12:13PM

Girls creator and star Lena Dunham will wear clothes and host Saturday Night Live on March 8. Tune in to see if she's capable of playing a character other than herself.

Breakdowns: These Are The Black Women That Might Be On SNL

Beejoli Shah · 12/17/13 12:07PM

The parade of black women through 30 Rock's Studio 8H will soon be drawing to a close as Lorne Michaels is zeroing in on who he will add to the cast; what was supposed to be a commercial for The Secret Life of Walter Mitty turned into something much more poignant; the new season of Archer is almost upon us, and thank god; and humor pieces on the economics of Middle Earth should generally try to be, well, humorous.

Breakdowns: The House Of Cards Season Two Trailer Will Give You Chills

Beejoli Shah · 12/13/13 10:09AM

The road to absolute power is paved with hypocrisy…and casualties. Praise Frank Underwood, the House of Cards season two trailer is here to tide us over until February; SNL will have a black woman on the cast by January; Spider-Man is getting spinoff movies; and Adam Sandler will be overacting the role he was born to play: himself.

Beejoli Shah · 11/21/13 03:24PM

Jimmy Fallon will be hosting the holiday episode of Saturday Night Live and his musical guest, and his musical guest is someone you might not have expected him to pair up with…yeah, no his musical guest is Justin Timberlake. Obviously.

Kenan Thompson Thinks Black Women Aren't Funny Enough for SNL

Beejoli Shah · 10/15/13 03:17PM

Two point nine percent. In 38 years, a mere 2.9% of Saturday Night Live's cast has been both female and black. But according to a man who played Pierre Escargot on national television for half a decade, the reason Saturday Night Live has no black women on air is because black women aren't good enough to be on SNL.

Breakdowns: SNL Thought Brownface Was A Good Idea, Not Racist At All

Beejoli Shah · 10/07/13 11:10AM

Saturday Night Live has found a new way to offend—and I don't just mean its subpar cast; The Mindy Project finally landed a guest star after two seasons of begging for one; your tweets are now being counted into what keeps a show on the air; and The Simpsons has been renewed the gazillionth time.