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An ‘All That’ Reunion Is Sort of Happening

Dear Ashley…

Mia Lardiere | March 24, 2016 - 10:41 am

WATCH: Scarlett Johansson Makes ‘Testicle Pickles’ Sound Wonderful with Her Smoky Voice

Scarlett Johansson scats, drinks, and bonds over the joys of parenthood with Kenan Thompson in these new Saturday Night Live promos.

Peggy Truong | April 29, 2015 - 11:05 am

Watch: Prince and Taylor Swift Steal Chris Rock’s ‘Saturday Night Live’ Ebola-Themed Spotlight

Chris Rock brought the funny with him to Saturday Night Live this weekend, which was impressive considering how much the discussion circled Ebola, terrorism and crazy specific political viewpoints.

Jason Marshall | November 2, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Watch: Bill Hader’s ‘Saturday Night Live’ Promos Will Make You Miss Seeing Him on the Show

All week, Bill Hader has been hanging out on his old stomping grounds to prepare for his big return to Saturday Night Live. On Tuesday, NBC unveiled his promos for the show.

There’s only one problem with the promos: it’s too short.

Peggy Truong | October 8, 2014 - 9:15 am

Andy Samberg Returns to ‘SNL,’ This Time With a Title

Golden Globe-winning actor Andy Samberg makes his triumphant return to Saturday Night Live for the season finale this weekend. These promos make it clear just how much he’s accomplished since he left, and how little he’s changed. …

Robert Kessler | May 14, 2014 - 10:30 am

Close Your Eyes, So You Can Hear What Louis C.K.’s ‘Saturday Night Live’ Promos Sound Like in the Nighttime

If there’s one thing to be said about hosting Saturday Night Live, it’s that it definitely happens at night. That’s why they put “night” right there in the show’s title. Fortunately, Louis C.K. knows this and is practicing. …

Robert Kessler | March 26, 2014 - 9:05 am

The Cast of ‘Saturday Night Live’ Says Goodbye to Seth Meyers

As he prepares for his new job at Late Night, Seth Meyers is saying his goodbyes to Saturday Night Live where he has worked as a performer since 2001 and as head writer since 2006. In this video, the cast of SNL says goodbye to their Dear Leader. …

Robert Kessler | February 19, 2014 - 8:00 pm

Melissa McCarthy’s ‘Saturday Night Live’ Promos Might Leave a Bruise

With the assurance that Melissa McCarthy is going to absolutely kill it on Saturday Night Live this weekend, you’d think she wouldn’t need to even promote it at all. But here she is, putting in her time like any other ordinary SNL host and not the legendary goddess of SNL that she is. …

Robert Kessler | January 29, 2014 - 9:00 am

‘SNL’ Promos: Did We Mention Justin Timberlake Will Be Here?

Poor Jimmy Fallon. He’s got to spend all of his Saturday Night Live promos reminding people that Justin Timberlake will be there as well. He’s like the Kelly to Justin’s Beyoncé. …

Robert Kessler | December 18, 2013 - 10:00 am

Lady Gaga’s SNL Promos Could Cause Motion Sickness

Set the alarm on your meat watch for 11:30 Saturday night, because Lady Gaga is coming to Saturday Night Live. …

Robert Kessler | November 13, 2013 - 9:30 am

Take a Look Inside Seth Meyers’ Wedding Ceremony

Another’s good one’s gone. Seth Meyers married his longtime girlfriend Alexi Ashe this weekend on Martha’s Vineyard, surrounded by plenty of his famous friends. …

Robert Kessler | September 3, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Kenan Thompson May Be Leaving ‘Saturday Night Live’ for His Own Sitcom

Kenan Thompson leaving NBC’s Saturday Night Live? Oo-wee, what’s up with that?

According to TV Guide, the veteran SNL star is developing a sitcom to star in, a multi-generational family comedy about a man who moves in with his in-laws, that would take him away from the sketch comedy show where he’s been…

Gary Susman | November 20, 2012 - 1:40 pm

Kenan Thompson Gets Married!

| November 15, 2011 - 9:00 am

Kenan Thompson Is Engaged!

| September 30, 2011 - 1:20 pm

’90s Nickelodeon is Back: Where Are The Stars Now? (PHOTOS)

Before the likes of iCarly, Victorious, and Drake & Josh, tweens around the world were glued to their TV sets, cracking up to the outrageous sketches of All That and learning life lessons from Clarissa Explains It All.

To the joy of nostalgic twentysomethings everywhere, Nickelodeon has brought back…

| July 31, 2011 - 8:01 am

Kenan Thompson On ‘iParty With Victorious’ Cameo, Dream ‘SNL’ Host & More

You know Kenan Thompson as one of the hilarious cast members from Saturday Night Live, but those of us old enough to remember know him from his old school Nickeoldeon shows All That as well as Kenan and Kel.

It’s been a while since he’s come back to the network that put him…

Amanda Hasaka | June 7, 2011 - 2:30 pm