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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 pantheon… More »

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Adele Saves Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time when we all come together as family. Which is great if you get along with your family, but can be less…
Peter Helman | November 22, 2015 - 11:14 am

Watch Adele & Matthew McConaughey’s SNL Promos

Adele's blockbuster album 25 comes out today, and her campaign of absolute cultural domination will continue tomorrow night, when she'll be the musical guest on…
Tom Breihan | November 20, 2015 - 9:38 am

SNL’s December Musical Guests: Leon Bridges, Chance The Rapper, & Bruce Springsteen

For the most part, Saturday Night Live's musical guests this season have been pretty solid, even as the show around it crumbles, and it looks…
James Rettig | November 17, 2015 - 1:49 pm

Watch Disclosure With Lorde & Sam Smith On SNL

Disclosure were the musical guests on last night's Elizabeth Banks-hosted episode of Saturday Night Live. As promised, they brought along two of their star collaborators,…
Peter Helman | November 15, 2015 - 10:28 am

Watch Disclosure, Lorde, & Sam Smith In Elizabeth Banks’ SNL Promos

As previously announced, Disclosure are the musical guests on this weekend's episode of Saturday Night Live, and they'll be performing with special guests Lorde and…
Peter Helman | November 12, 2015 - 6:32 pm

SNL Put Donald Trump In A “Hotline Bling” Parody

We already proclaimed the "Hotline Bling" meme dead after Ellen DeGeneres superimposed Bernie Sanders into the video, but that didn't stop Saturday Night Live from…
Chris DeVille | November 8, 2015 - 8:44 am

Watch Donald Trump & Sia’s Hairy SNL Promos

In an effort to be even less funny than it already is, Saturday Night Live is letting Jackass Extraordinaire Donald Trump host the show tomorrow…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 6, 2015 - 12:24 pm

Adele Playing SNL With Host Matthew McConaughey

Adele's 25 hype cycle went into overdrive this past week with the release of monster ballad "Hello" and its flip-phone-featuring music video. There's been such…
Chris DeVille | October 26, 2015 - 12:33 pm

Disclosure Playing SNL With Lorde & Sam Smith

So far this season of Saturday Night Live has had Miley Cyrus (with the Flaming Lips), the Weeknd (with Nicki Minaj), and Demi Lovato (with…
James Rettig | October 22, 2015 - 1:28 pm

Sia Playing SNL With Host Donald Trump

Donald Trump will host Saturday Night Live on 11/7, and for those who find him insufferable, news that Sia will perform on the episode might…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | October 13, 2015 - 1:53 pm

Hear The Weeknd’s “The Hills” Remixes With Eminem & Nicki Minaj, Watch His Return To SNL

"The Hills" topped the Billboard chart for the third straight week this week, and the Weeknd is celebrating by unveiling two official remixes featuring new…
Peter Helman | October 11, 2015 - 11:19 am

Watch Amy Schumer & The Weeknd’s SNL Promos

Amy Schumer is hosting Saturday Night Live this weekend with musical guest the Weeknd, so today we got the ceremonial unfunny promos. If you've ever…
Chris DeVille | October 8, 2015 - 5:31 pm

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
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