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What to Look Forward to in ‘SNL’ Season 39

Season 39 of SNL kicks off this Saturday night with Tina Fey, Arcade Fire, and a mouthful of new names for Don Pardo to read off in the opening credits. After several seasons of little turnover, the cast is experiencing a major upheaval, with [...]

By Erik Voss

Another 10 TV Pilots the Networks Didn’t Pick Up

The fall TV season kicked off this week, with NBC being the first of the major networks to launch new shows. It’s really impressive any time a TV show makes it to air because it’s such an arduous process to even get a pilot episode made, let [...]

By Bradford Evans

A Video Guide to The Lonely Island’s Pre-’SNL’ Years

To someone who wasn’t paying attention to web comedy in the early 2000s (and before YouTube and Funny or Die, who could blame you?), it may seem like The Lonely Island, the comedy conglomerate made up of Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer, and Jorma [...]

By Bradford Evans

‘SNL’ Might Still Have Digital Shorts

"I didn’t really work there even this season, because I was working on [The Watch] the whole time. So I haven’t really been there for a year. But me and Andy are hopefully making a new [Lonely Island] album and will get to make music videos for [...]

By Jesse David Fox

Lonely Island’s Jorma Taccone Takes That Joke Rap Global

The Lonely Island's Jorma Taccone teamed with Kenyan rapper Kaka "Rabbit" Sungura for travel magazine Afar's "Spin the Globe" piece, in which the Jizz In My Pants star traveled to Nairobi after randomly spinning a globe and pointing at a [...]

By Halle Kiefer

Michael Bolton Is the New Hot Comedy Muse

On Saturday, we saw the premiere of the new Lonely Island video, which heavily features a scene-stealing Michael Bolton who can't help but drop movie references in his choruses. And then today on Funny or Die, there's a new video featuring Rob [...]

By Adam Frucci