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Chris Rock Explains How He Helped Leslie Jones Get Hired at ‘SNL’

Chris Rock has a powerful Hollywood Reporter essay out today that breaks down his thoughts on Hollywood's race problem, and in the middle of the essay there's some great SNL trivia for fans of newly added featured player Leslie Jones. According [...]

By Megh Wright

Seth Meyers and Fred Armisen Talk All Things ‘Late Night’

Late Night successor Seth Meyers is on the cover of this month's issue of The Hollywood Reporter, which includes a lengthy interview with the former longtime Weekend Update anchor and SNL head writer about his journey to the late night throne. [...]

By Megh Wright

Read an Oral History of LA’s Wildly Influential Groundlings Theater

THR has a new oral history of The Groundlings Theater, the LA-based comedy institution where Phil Hartman, Kristen Wiig, Will Ferrell, and also people not on SNL, like Paul Reubens, Lisa Kudrow, and Jim Rash, honed their chops before breaking [...]

By Bradford Evans

Jerry Seinfeld Talks About What the ‘Seinfeld’ Gang Is Up to Now

The Hollywood Reporter just put out their Emmys portfolio featuring interviews with a bunch of people like Tina Fey, Mitch Hurwitz, and Hank Azaria. Here's one with Jerry Seinfeld, who's nominated for his web series Comedians in Cars Getting [...]

By Bradford Evans