The great thing about the release of a movie co-starring Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader (apart from the simple… Read More
Billy Eichner and Seth Meyers filmed a very special episode of Billy on the Street to hype up last night’s Emmy… Read More
After multiple guest appearances on Portlandia, St. Vincent’s Annie Clark will guest on Fred Armisen’s other show.
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Apparently Kate McKinnon, Emmy-nominated Saturday Night Live actress, pissed off employees of a cat shelter she recently visited who assumed they… Read More
Sia Furler, pop songwriting genius and stage-frightened human, used Lena Dunham as a performance proxy on last… Read More
Last night on Late Night With Seth Meyers, Met Gala chair Anna Wintour and this year’s co-chair, Sarah Jessica… Read More
Saturday Night Live is the weirdest incubator in comedy. It takes a blend of stand-ups, improvisers, and people who succeeded in comedy at Harvard, putting them through crazy hours in order to produce something that is aimed at making 12-year-old kids laugh. (The best SNL cast is always the one that existed when you were 12.) It is a show whose alums can go on to become comedy’s biggest stars — look at Will Ferrell, Tina Fey, Adam Sandler, Amy Poehler — and it can chew up and spit out some of the most influential comedians of our time: Sarah Silverman lasted for one season, and Chris Rock hated it, too. … Read More
Kanye West was on Late Night with Seth Meyers last night, and in the absence of anything they could call a “rant,” the media seems rather nonplussed by the whole thing: most of the reports this morning have focused on his performance, rather than the interview he did with Meyers. This is interesting, because West returned to subject matter he’s been discussing for most of the last year. The difference is that this time there were fewer soundbites and less anger — and hey, if there’s no rant to report, it’s not worth reporting!
Three-time host Melissa McCarthy joined the SNL crew for Seth Meyers’ last episode. Meyers has been part of the Studio 8H family since 2001 and has been a head writer for the series since 2006. The soon-to-be Late Night host wrote most of those Tina Fey/Sarah Palin bits you love. His presence as co-anchor for “Weekend Update” has helped the audience fully appreciate the carousel of characters that joined him at the desk — even the stinkers. McCarthy has the energy and comedic chops to make this an episode to remember. See how she performed after the jump. … Read More