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SNL Confirms Two More Cast Additions for Season 42

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick September 12, 2016 @ 1:06 PM
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It’s three out, and three in for SNL Season 42, at least so far. Where previously writer Mikey Day was eyed to join the cast in the wake of Taran Killam, Jay Pharoah and Jon Rudnitsky’s departure, NBC has done two better. Day will indeed join the cast, alongside fellow new additions Alex Moffat, and Melissa Villaseñor.

Amy Poehler and Tina Fey Made Emmy History Last Night

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick September 11, 2016 @ 1:31 PM
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It might surprise you to learn that Amy Poehler had never won an Emmy before last night, but less so that she’d make history doing it. Ahead of the full ceremony next Sunday, Amy Poehler and Tina Fey both took home Emmy awards for their SNL hosting, and made history in the process.

‘Crazy Ex’ Star Rachel Bloom’s SNL Audition: Katharine Hepburn in ‘Space Jam’

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick September 2, 2016 @ 10:24 AM
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Anyone familiar with CW breakout Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (and if not, get to Netflixin’!) likely knows Rachel Bloom has a storied history of viral hits. In fact, it almost placed her among the SNL cast, for which the Golden Globe-winner now releases her audition, featuring Katharine Hepburn as Bugs Bunny.

2016 Fall TV Preview: 30 Premieres You Can’t Miss

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 30, 2016 @ 8:34 AM
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These days, it'd take at least two years to watch only only one season's worth of #PeakTV, a quarter of which won't even be around a second year. You’d need some sort of absurd television guidance periodical to navigate it all, but because we love you' we've put together an in-depth look at 30 major must-see premieres kicking off as early as August 31. Come, wrap some barbed wire around your bats and grab a coffee in Stars Hollow, as we descend into the madness that is Fall TV 2016!

McKinnon, Kenan and Every Other SNL Star Staying Put for Season 42

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 23, 2016 @ 7:13 PM
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SNL sailed from the 40th anniversary into Season 41 rather smoothly, though the waters roughened in recent weeks with the departures of Taran Killam, Jay Pharoah and Jon Rudnitsky. Thankfully, it’s clear skies ahead for Season 42, as the rest of the beloved cast will be staying aboard. Sailing metaphors!

Ex-SNL Stars Jay Pharoah and Taran Killam Land New Showtime Comedies

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 11, 2016 @ 10:32 PM
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SNL fans are still reeling the loss of Taran Killam and Jay Pharoah (well, and Jon Rudnitsky), but little did we know, the pair already had backup plans. Showtime confirms that Killam will lead new comedy Mating, while Jay Pharoah lands the lead role in Jamie Foxx comedy White Famous.