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Bob and Ray Team Up with Jane, Laraine, and Gilda

The Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. Inside their vast archives of more than 150,000 television shows, commercials, and radio programs, [...]

By Ramsey Ess

The Lost Roles of Gilda Radner

Lost Roles is a weekly column that takes a particular comedic performer or writer and dives deep into all of their movie and TV projects that came close to happening but didn’t for one reason or another. This week, we turn our attention to [...]

By Bradford Evans

The Nine Greatest Celebrity ‘Muppet Show’ Hosts

One of my favorite Not the Nine O'Clock News skits of all-time begins with the Not Team relaxing at home, reading their newspapers. One after another, they read something amazing in the paper — "El Salvador Is Going to Be a Second Vietnam," [...]

By Joshua Kurp

A Vulture Study: Which SNL Season Reused the Most Characters?

It always feels like it was the most recent one. Was it a Stefon year? Or something from the Church Lady or Spartan Cheerleader eras? Our exhaustive investigation examined 36 seasons and 7,798 sketches, and came up with a surprising answer.

By John Sellers

Saturday Night’s Children: Gilda Radner (1975-1980)

Saturday Night Live has been home to over a hundred cast members throughout the past 35 years. In our column Saturday Night’s Children, we present the history, talent, and best sketches of one SNL cast member each week for your viewing, [...]

By Megh Wright