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‘SNL’ Preview: Melissa McCarthy Preps for the Big “Televised Man Battle with Ball”

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NBC

This past weekend saw 'Wolf of Wall Street' Oscar-nominee Jonah Hill bringing his A-game (and A-listers!) to 'SNL' for his third hosting gig, but can Melissa McCarthy's own third time hosting bring the heat, especially in the shadow of Super Bowl, er, "Live Ball War: The Game" Sunday? Find out in the first promos for our February 1 'SNL' installments with McCarthy and Imagine Dragons!

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‘SNL’ Adds Sasheer Zamata as New Black Female Cast Member

SNL Black Female Cast Member Sasheer Zamata
Robyn Von Swank

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.

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‘SNL’ Auditioning Black Female Cast Members After Racial Controversy

SNL Black Female Cast Member Auditions
NBC

'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?

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‘SNL’ Diversity: Kenan Thompson Defends Casting, Says Black Female Comedians “Aren’t Ready”

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NBC

Diversity questions have presented themselves among 'SNL''s 39-year history on multiple occasions, most recently as black cast member Jay Pharoah criticized the current cast's lacking female performers of color. Cast veteran Kenan Thompson has a different opinion however, believing most of the black female performers that have auditioned to join the cast simply weren't "ready."

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‘SNL’ Season Premiere Preview: Tina Fey Has Another Wardrobe Malfunction, Plus ‘Breaking Bad’ Cameos?

SNL Premiere Tina Fey Wardrobe Malfunction
NBC

Amid all the other major premieres this week and next, we'd nearly forgotten that 'SNL' will kick off its 39th season this coming Saturday, with alumni Tina Fey taking up hosting duties and Arcade Fire on the musical side. The first preview for Fey's return to the 'SNL' stage has arrived, but has everything already come unhooked?

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‘SNL’s Kenan Thompson Developing NBC Sitcom, Is He Next to Go?

SNL Kenan Thompson NBC Sitcom
NBC

The current season of 'SNL' has braved the departures of Andy Samberg, Kristen Wiig and Abby Elliott, with Jason Sudeikis and Seth Meyers rumored to follow, but can it handle another?  That friends, is the question we face after learning that 'SNL' vet Kenan Thompson and executive producer Lorne Michael have begun development of a new NBC sitcom, with Thompson set to star.  What premise does the sitcom take, and would it take Kenan away from the long-running sketch comedy series?

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