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Amy Poehler Is Producing New Comedy Projects for ABC and NBC

Amy Poehler and her production company Paper Kite are on a roll this month. Deadline reports that both ABC and NBC have given put pilot commitments to Poehler-produced projects: Jordan Roter's Aunt Jill (ABC) and Nisha Ganatra's Pre-Madonna [...]

By Megh Wright

Taran Killam Will Play Donald Trump on ‘SNL’ This Season

SNL has found its Trump for season 41. According to Deadline, Taran Killam has landed the role of presidential candidate Donald Trump this year, carrying on the impersonation torch from previous Trump Darrell Hammond. Deadline reports that [...]

By Megh Wright

Meet ‘Saturday Night Live’s Six New Writers

SNL is gearing up for its season 41 premiere next month, and while they've only added one new cast member, there are several new writers joining the staff this year. We've learned that SNL has hired UCB performers Fran Gillespie, Sudi Green, [...]

By Megh Wright

NBC Renews ‘The Carmichael Show,’ Cancels ‘Mr. Robinson’

There's some good news and some bad news over at NBC. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the network has decided the fate of two freshman comedies by canceling Craig Robinson's Mr. Robinson and renewing Jerrod Carmichael's The Carmichael Show [...]

By Megh Wright

Andy Samberg Thinks Planking Went Away Too Soon

Here's a clip from last night's Tonight Show featuring special guest and this year's Emmys host Andy Samberg, who recently decided that planking didn't get a fair shot in the limelight and deserves a second coming: "More planking for surely!" [...]

By Megh Wright

Seth Meyers and His Mom Go Day Drinking on ‘Late Night’

When Seth Meyers took his dad and brother day drinking back in June, there was one member of the Meyers clan who wasn't present -- and she also happens to be the best drinker in the family. To fix his mistake, Seth invited his former French [...]

By Megh Wright

When Andrew Dice Clay Came to ‘SNL’ and Controversy Followed

Saturday, May 12, 1990. I was at a party in Brooklyn, loud reggae and techno, conversations about politics and culture. Around 11:25, I slipped into a bedroom, turned on the small TV, sipped a beer and waited for Andrew Dice Clay to host SNL.

By Dennis Perrin

Hillary Clinton Will Appear on ‘The Tonight Show’ Next Week

The presidential candidate late night takeover is about to begin. According to THR, Hillary Clinton has officially signed on to appear on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon next Wednesday, September 16th. Prior to Clinton's appearance, [...]

By Megh Wright

Jason Sudeikis’s Son Learned How to Walk Through Slam Dunks

Jason Sudeikis was a guest on last night's Tonight Show, where he proudly bragged to Jimmy Fallon about how he helped his son learn to walk with the help of a toddler-sized basketball hoop he put in his bedroom. Sudeikis still thinks his son [...]

By Megh Wright