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Saturday Night Live’s 41st season premieres this Saturday with Miley Cyrus holding down joint duties as host and musical guest. (Joint, get it? Because Miley loves weed? Trust me, she’d find it funny.) Although Cyrus has graced the SNL stage before, the next two musical guests, the Weeknd and Demi Lovato, are making their first… More »

Janessa Slater is a media coach who bears an uncanny resemblance to SNL’s Vanessa Bayer and has been dispensing so-called Sound Advice — and many merciless insults — to the likes of Drake, TV On The Radio, Tegan And Sara, HAIM, and most of the lineup of Governor’s Ball. We thought it was time somebody… More »

When M.I.A. held up her middle finger during Madonna’s Super Bowl Halftime Show last weekend, she dominated blog chatter for a few days and incited a few minor cable-TV debates. She could have to pay a fine, and she’s definitely changed the narrative around her next album. But she hasn’t gotten anywhere near the pantheo… More »

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Watch Miley Cyrus & The Flaming Lips Bring Dead Petz To SNL

Miley Cyrus pulled double-duty on the season premiere of SNL last night, both hosting and performing as the episode's musical guest. Hillary Clinton introduced her…
Peter Helman | October 4, 2015 - 12:44 pm

Taylor Swift’s Squad Rules A Post-Apocalyptic Future On SNL

Saturday Night Life has already poked fun at Taylor Swift's ability to convert the haters with those sick beats, and in last night's Miley Cyrus-hosted…
Peter Helman | October 4, 2015 - 10:57 am

SNL’s First 3 Musical Guests This Season: Miley Cyrus, The Weeknd, Demi Lovato

While we anxiously wait to see what major "indie" artist will be the first to cross over to the SNL stage this year -- my…
James Rettig | September 1, 2015 - 1:14 pm

Preview Fred Armisen & Bill Hader’s Blue Jean Committee Documentary And Watch The Band Reunite On Seth Meyers

Fred Armisen and Bill Hader have long been toeing the line between comedy and music, with Armisen even going so far as to release a
Caitlin White | August 18, 2015 - 2:11 pm

Miley Cyrus To Host SNL Season Premiere

Miley Cyrus will host Saturday Night Live's season premiere, which makes a lot of sense. Cyrus is already hosting the VMAs later this month, and…
Chris DeVille | August 17, 2015 - 12:42 pm

Watch Rihanna’s Moving Saturday Night Live Performance

Rihanna was the musical guest on the season finale of Saturday Night Live last night. Disappointingly, she didn't appear in any sketches alongside Louis C.K.,…
James Rettig | May 17, 2015 - 11:05 am

Watch Louis C.K. & Rihanna’s Short But Sweet SNL Promo

Louis C.K. and Rihanna are the featured guests on this weekend's season finale of Saturday Night Live, and the show has just shared their cute…
James Rettig | May 14, 2015 - 7:07 pm

Watch Florence + The Machine Return To SNL With A Stool

Florence Welch is still feeling the effects of the foot injury that she incurred at Coachella, so she had to do her second go-around o…
James Rettig | May 10, 2015 - 10:35 am

SNL’s Last Musical Guests This Season: Wiz Khalifa, Florence + The Machine, Rihanna

Saturday Night Live took to Instagram today to announce the last three host/musical guest pairings of the season. Scarlett Johansson will host 5/2 with musical…
Chris DeVille | April 23, 2015 - 5:13 pm

Watch Mumford & Sons Play Their New Singles On Saturday Night Live

Mumford & Sons graced the Saturday Night Live stage for the second time as musical guests on last night's episode. They brought their updated electronic…
James Rettig | April 12, 2015 - 10:53 am

Watch SNL Parody Kendrick Lamar, Nicki Minaj, & Die Antwoord In Home 2 Trailer

Last night, Saturday Night Live poked fun at the animated Rihanna vehicle Home by making a trailer for its sequel that has the strongest imaginary…
James Rettig | April 12, 2015 - 10:20 am

Watch Carly Rae Jepsen, Dev Hynes, & Ariel Rechtshaid Debut “All That” On SNL

Carly Rae Jepsen released a new single called “All That” last night just in time to perform it on Saturday Night Live. We knew Dev
Chris DeVille | April 5, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Carly Rae Jepsen, Mumford & Sons Booked For SNL Next Month

Saturday Night Live just announced the details of a couple of next month’s shows. On the 4/4 episode, Michael Keaton will return to host for…
Tom Breihan | March 26, 2015 - 12:12 pm

George Ezra Is The Next SNL Musical Guest

George Ezra — the English singer-songwriter who has been gaining traction mostly overseas — has landed a spot as the next musical guest on Saturday
James Rettig | March 13, 2015 - 6:11 pm

Watch SNL’s Iggy Azalea Show

Saturday Night Live took on walking punchline Iggy Azalea last night in a sketch called The Iggy Azalea Show. Kate McKinnon stars as the titular…
James Rettig | March 8, 2015 - 12:40 pm

Watch Jay Pharoah As Kanye West Rap An Apology Song On SNL

With Kanye in the news so much over the past month, it makes sense that Saturday Night Live would find an excuse for Jay Pharoah…
James Rettig | March 1, 2015 - 9:56 am

SNL 40: Watch Justin Timberlake Rap The History Of SNL, Taylor Swift Act In “The Californians,” Miley Cyrus Cover Paul Simon, Kanye West Sing “Wolves” & Appear In “Wayne’s World”

Saturday Night Live's 40th anniversary celebration is going on right now, and pretty much every famous person ever is there. Notable musicians in attendance include…
James Rettig | February 15, 2015 - 9:05 pm

Arcade Fire, Kanye West, Jack White, Taylor Swift, Fiona Apple Among The Guests For SNL’s Huge 40th Anniversary Special

Saturday Night Live will celebrate its 40th anniversary this Sunday night, and the list of musical guest stars is absolutely insane. The special will take…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 13, 2015 - 5:26 pm

Kanye West, Taylor Swift, Justin Timberlake, Paul Simon Booked For SNL’s 40th Anniversary Special

Saturday Night Live celebrates its 40th anniversary this year, and the show will mark the occasion with a big three-hour prime-time special on 2/15. A…
Tom Breihan | February 2, 2015 - 9:05 am
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