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A Video Guide to ‘SNL’s New Cast Member, Sasheer Zamata

It was reported earlier today that Sasheer Zamata has been added to Saturday Night Live, joining the cast as a featured player at midseason. Zamata, a standup, improviser, actress, and writer out of New York's UCB Theatre, was one of two dozen [...]

By Bradford Evans

Sasheer Zamata Is ‘SNL’s New Cast Member

Saturday Night Live is finally adding its first black female cast member since Maya Rudolph departed the long-running sketch show in 2007. Sasheer Zamata has been added to the cast and will make her debut with the show's next new episode, set [...]

By Bradford Evans

Jonah Hill to Host ‘SNL’ January 25th

Jonah Hill is set to host Saturday Night Live for the third time on January 25th, the show announced today via Twitter. His musical guest will be the UK band Bastille. Hill, who just starred in The Wolf of Wall Street, will next be seen in the [...]

By Bradford Evans

Checking in with ‘SNL’ Halfway Through Season 39

We've reached the midpoint of SNL's 39th season -- one that has optimistically been called a "transitional year," but one more commonly known as "the year the shit hit the fan with that whole black woman issue." Despite the fact that the bulk [...]

By Erik Voss

Key & Peele React to ‘SNL’s Diversity Issue

Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele, stars of Comedy Central's sketch show Key and Peele, did an interview with THR in which they discussed SNL's recent diversity issue:

By Bradford Evans

Why Has Netflix Removed Most of Its ‘SNL’ Library?

Back in September 2010, Netflix made the amazing announcement that they'd soon begin streaming every single episode of Saturday Night Live for "at least the next three years." Well, those three years have come and gone, and over the past few [...]

By Megh Wright

Here Are This Week’s ‘SNL’ Promos

Here are this week's SNL promos, featuring third-time host Jimmy Fallon with Kenan Thompson at snowy 30 Rock and later Kate McKinnon, who certainly gives Fallon a run for his money in the funny singing department.

By Megh Wright

Here Are 11 Candidates for the New ‘SNL’ Cast Member Spot

We reported last week that SNL is currently holding auditions for at least one black female cast member, and so far eleven women have received callbacks for the spot. According to Deadline and the Daily News, the following list of ladies from [...]

By Megh Wright

John Goodman and Taran Killam Get Merry in These ‘SNL’ Promos

Here's a promo for this week's SNL with Taran Killam and John Goodman, who will be hosting for the 13th time this Saturday. Goodman's last hosting gig was back in November 2001 (or "150 years ago," as he puts it), so it should be interesting to [...]

By Megh Wright