We like to imagine that most folk would be busy with preparations for the big game even late into Saturday night, but 'SNL' will have an MVP of its own come Super Bowl weekend. 'The Heat' star Melissa McCarthy will make her third hosting turn on the 'SNL' stage come February 1, but who will join as musical guest?
'SNL' certainly earned a bit of good faith in its commitment to addressing the racial diversity of the current 39th season cast, most recently confirming black female performer Sasheer Zamata as the newest addition to the featured players, but it seems the changes haven't stopped there. Two more women of color have joined the team, adding fellow auditioners LaKendra Tookes (above left) and Leslie Jones (above right) to the writing staff.
Before his many Emmy Award nominees for his hit FX series 'Louie,' comedian Louis CK wrote and directed a movie that nobody saw. No, not 'Pootie Tang,' another movie that no one saw. It was 1998 and Louis made his directorial debut with a movie titled 'Tomorrow Night.' Despite being accepted to the Sundance Film Festival and boasting a cast that included Steve Carell, Amy Poehler, Conan O'Brien, JB Smoove, Wanda Sykes and more, the film was never released and few people ever saw it. Until now!
A few weeks from now, the late-night TV landscape will look drastically different, what with current 'Late Night' host Jimmy Fallon taking over 'The Tonight Show' from Jay Leno, while 'SNL''s resident Weekend Update anchor Seth Meyers graduates to 'Late Night' in turn. The first promos for these takeovers have emerged, but will everything be ready in time for opening night?
What, you thought Jonah Hill's third hosting gig was the 'SNL' news of the day? Nope! At long last, after a heated controversy and a nationwide search, the long-running NBC sketch comedy series has found its newest black female cast member in Upright Citizen's Brigade veteran Sasheer Zamata.
'SNL' made something of a curious choice in picking rap artist Drake for their first host of 2014, acting as both ringleader and musical guest for the evening, but the long-running NBC sketch comedy series' second choice of the year feels much more on point. 'Wolf of Wall Street' and '22 Jump Street' star Jonah Hill will return to the 'SNL' stage on January 25, but who will join as musical guest?
'SNL' certainly closed out 2013 right with Jimmy Fallon as host and Justin Timberlake returning as musical guest, an even episode that saw some of the long-running NBC sketch comedy series' best ratings in years, but will the first 2014 installment enter on the same high note? Learn who the first host and musical guest for 'SNL' will be in 2014!
John Goodman may have coasted in his 13th 'SNL' installment this past weekend, but has the year-ender ever let us down? Alumni and future 'Tonight Show' host Jimmy Fallon's latest promos have arrived, but with musical guest Justin Timberlake delayed by weather, can we expect a satisfying closer this year?
'SNL''s acclaimed hosting gig with 'Scandal' star Kerry Washington may have made light of the racial controversy attached to the current season, tasking Washington with portraying a number of famous black female figures, though it seems the NBC sketch comedy series has in mind to correct the issue after all. Could a new black female comedienne join 'SNL' before the season is out?