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Rihanna Performs ‘Bitch Better Have My Money’ and ‘American Oxygen’ on SNL

The 40th season finale of SNL was last night, celebrated with third-time host Louis CK and brilliant performances by fifth-time musical guest Rihanna.

Kaitlyn Laurie / May 17, 2015

WATCH: Scarlett Johansson Hosts SNL, Serenades Us with a Sexy Lullaby

If you weren’t watching the Mayweather vs. Pacquiao fight last night because, naturally, you didn’t want to buy it on Pay-Per-View, then you were probably watching better television like Saturday Night Live.

To everyone’s delight, Scarlett Johansson hosted last night’s episode and slayed her opener by treating us with a little song…

Kaitlyn Laurie / May 3, 2015

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

WATCH: Taraji P. Henson Brings Cookie Out for ‘SNL’ Promos

Empire is all about Cookie. So is this week’s Saturday Night Live (the promos, anyway).

Peggy Truong / April 8, 2015

WATCH: Dwayne Johnson Tackles Porn Names, ‘Furious 7’ Jokes in ‘SNL’ Promos

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is a man of many talents. He also has great teeth, a soothing voice and has hosted Saturday Night Live three times. This weekend, he’s going for a fourth round of comedy sketch fun.

Peggy Truong / March 25, 2015

Chris Hemsworth Hosts ‘SNL’, Joins Twitter, Welcomes Brothers Luke and Liam to the Stage

Chris Hemsworth Does Yoga and Gives Kiss to Daughter India



The swoonworthy Chris Hemsworth hosted SNL last night (March 7, 2015), and was delightfully funny in a variety of sketches, like in an Empire spoof,…

Kaitlyn Laurie / March 8, 2015

Chris Hemsworth Makes It Snow, Does ‘Dirty Dancing’ Lift in SNL Promos

Yoga Dad

Chris Hemsworth's yoga partner is the most adorable.


This week’s Saturday Night Live is going to be extra hot thanks to host Chris Hemsworth. On Tuesday, NBC unveiled the Aussie hunk’…

Peggy Truong / March 4, 2015

Watch: ‘Fifty Shades’ Star Dakota Johnson Hosts SNL, Parents Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson Cameo

Dakota Johnson is Your Inner Tween

The star got embarrassed by mother Melanie Griffith on Oscar's red carpet over 'Fifty Shades'


For those of you who have seen Fifty Shades of Grey, it come…

Kaitlyn Laurie / March 1, 2015

Dakota Johnson Mocks ‘Fifty Shades,’ ‘Miami Vice’ in SNL Promos

'Fifty Shades' World Premiere

Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan hit the red carpet in Berlin.


Dakota Johnson will get to pop her Saturday Night Live hosting cherry this Saturday when she takes to…

Peggy Truong / February 25, 2015

ICYMI: SNL Does Justin Bieber’s Calvin Klein Ads Better Than the Biebs Himself

SNL’s Kate McKinnon spoofed Justin Bieber’s Calvin Klein ads (and his bulge!), and it is literally perfect.

Donning Bieber-like tats, a fake bulge in her XXS-sized Calvin’s, coiffed hair and a swaggering douchebag attitude, McKinnon does the sexified “My Calvins” ad so much better than the Biebs himself (sorry, Justin).

Kaitlyn Laurie / January 18, 2015

That Time One Direction Carried Amy Adams for an ‘SNL’ Promo

Amy Adams really wants us to be jealous of all the time she’s been spending with One Direction.

In another promo for this week’s Saturday Night Live, the actress finds herself getting up close and personal with Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson and Niall Horan.

Oh and there’…

Peggy Truong / December 19, 2014

Amy Adams Fangirls Over One Direction in ‘SNL’ Promos

Yep, Amy Adams is making that face one makes when the words “One Direction” are mentioned.

In new promos for this week’s Saturday Night Live, Adams gets a little overwhelmed when she announces that 1D will be the show’s musical guests.

Peggy Truong / December 17, 2014

James Franco Gets a Christmas Miracle in New Saturday Night Live Promo

James Franco is hosting this weekend’s Saturday Night Live (with Nicki Minaj!), and his SNL promo is just so James Franco.

We get a sneak peak of his busy schedule earning like, 10 Ivy Leage MFA’s, see him make a Christmas wish (and see all his creative wishes fulfilled), and confess why he’…

Kaitlyn Laurie / December 3, 2014

James Franco, Martin Freeman and Amy Adams to Close 2014 as ‘SNL’ Hosts

With December just around the corner — and Cameron Diaz doing final preparations for this weekend — NBC has just announced the next three hosts and musical guests for Saturday Night Live.

James Franco will take to the stage for a third time on Dec. 6 when we’ve all had a few day…

Peggy Truong / November 20, 2014

Watch: Cameron Diaz Owns New York City in ‘SNL’ Promos

It’s been nearly a decade since Cameron Diaz hosted Saturday Night Live. Lucky for us, she’s got a new movie coming out in December so naturally, NBC invited the 42-year-old actress back for a fourth round of funnies.

Peggy Truong / November 19, 2014

Watch: Jim Carrey Tries to Spook, Trend in ‘Saturday Night Live’ Promos

Jim Carrey is set to host Saturday Night Live this weekend, which means it’s almost time for the release of Dumb and Dumber To.

And since Halloween is just around the corner, expect the show to be a bit themed.

At least, that’s what the new promos are suggesting.

Peggy Truong / October 22, 2014

Stefon’s Return to ‘SNL’ is Everything You Wanted and More

Want to know what New York’s hottest new club is?

Well you’re in luck, because everyone’s favorite SNL character Stefon made a must-watch return to the show last night. And boy, does he know just the place for you! (You’re into asbestos, Cookie Crisp and after-hours bars, right?)…

Mindy Lee / October 12, 2014
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