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Katy Perry's 'backpack kid' steals show during 'SNL' gig

NEW YORK (AP) — A teen Instagram dancing sensation has gone from online to on-air after Katy Perry invited him to show off his moves during her "Saturday Night Live" performance this weekend.<p>Fifteen-year-old Russell Horning took the "SNL" stage during Perry's performance of her new single "Swish …

Katy Perry

Saturday Night Live: the 10 best clips of the biggest season ever

From Melissa McCarthy as Sean Spicer to Scarlett Johansson’s turn as a ‘Complicit’ Ivanka Trump, the show has been more relevant than ever<p>Saturday Night Live has been enjoying quite the resurgence this year. Presidential campaigns are always good business for the long-running sketch series, but …

Donald Trump

The “SNL” Finale Proves We’ve Learned Nothing From The Election

On the season finale of “SNL,” the cast seems pretty sure that Trump won’t survive the summer. How did being sure work out last time?<p><i>Saturday Night Live</i> concluded its season the same way cast and crew started it: wildly overconfident about the defeat of Donald Trump.<p>During a recent bye week, NBC …

Dwayne Johnson

‘SNL’ Season 42: The 10 Best Sketches

The 42nd season of <i>Saturday Night Live</i>, which concluded this weekend, was one of the show’s best in terms of ratings, but that excellence did not …

Comedy

Cecily Strong has some serious feelings about her “Saturday Night Live” castmates leaving the show

Losing coworkers you love is never easy, no matter how great your job is. Now imagine losing three of your favorite coworkers in one fell swoop. …

Comedy

‘SNL’ celebrates end of season with ‘yuge’ party

The “SNL” cast celebrated the end of a season that hit a seven-year ratings high this month with a party on Thursday.<p>The entire cast and writing …

Kate McKinnon

What ‘SNL’ Can Learn From Its Strangest, Most Popular Season in Years

Saturday Night Live<i>’s 42nd season came to an end over the weekend, putting a cap on one of the most notable — and weirdest — seasons in recent</i> SNL</i> …

Comedy

The Most Popular Political Sketches on 'Saturday Night Live' This Season

Donald Trump and "Spicey" led "SNL" to its highest-rated season in over 20 years. Here's why.

Donald Trump

3 Longtime 'Saturday Night Live' Cast Members Just Left The Show For Good

There’s no argument <i>Saturday Night Live</i> just wrapped one of its most successful seasons to date, thanks in large part to Alec Baldwin and his …

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson

‘”SNL’s” 10 best political sketches this season

“Saturday Night Live” just wrapped up its 42nd season, and boy, has it been an unusual one.Unusual times call for unusual measures. The flurry of …

Comedy

Is Scarlett Johansson Moving On With THIS Saturday Night Live Star?? Deets HERE!

Random couple alert!<p><b>Scarlett Johansson</b> may be going through a divorce, but that doesn't mean she's living life like a nun. In fact, it sounds like …

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The Best Pre-Taped Segments Of 'Saturday Night Live' Season 42

<i>Saturday Night Live</i> closed the book on season 42 this weekend with presidential hopeful The Rock, the return of David S. Pumpkins, a very ravenous …

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SNL Bids Farewell to the Trump Administration

The cast of ‘Saturday Night Live’ ended its record-breaking 42nd season with another rendition of the late Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah.”<p>On November 12th, just a few days after Hillary Clinton lost the U.S. presidential election to Donald Trump—and in the wake of legendary singer-songwriter Leonard …

Kate McKinnon

'America Needs Us': Johnson And Hanks Announce Presidential Bid On 'SNL'

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson hosted <i>Saturday Night Live</i> for the fifth time, joining the Five-Timers Club and receiving the traditional jacket.<p>He also ended speculation about his future project, Johnson announced that he would be running for president of the United States.<p>Alec Baldwin, who plays Donald …

Comedy

Dwayne Johnson 'Announces' Presidential Run on Saturday Night Live, and I'm Just, Like, Nope

Dwayne Johnson hosted his fifth episode of <i>Saturday Night Live</i> over the weekend, helming this year’s season finale with a mix of the weird, the …

Cool Stuff

This “Saturday Night Live” sketch addressed something that superhero movies always ignore

Last week, <i>Saturday Night Live</i> gave us Melissa McCarthy as Sean Spicer in the best way possible. The week before that, we got a musical Chris Pine …

Comedy

'SNL' finale has Baldwin's Trump singing and 'The Rock' running for POTUS

"Saturday Night Live" has come full circle.<p>"SNL" brought back Alec Baldwin's President Donald Trump as well as many of the characters from his White House to open its season finale Saturday night.<p>The NBC variety show referenced itself by having Baldwin's Trump, as well as Kate McKinnon's Kellyanne …

Tom Hanks

‘Saturday Night Live’ Pays Silent Tribute To Brad Grey

In all the season-finale bustle of last night’s <i>Saturday Night Live</i>, Lorne Michaels and his comedy program took a moment to pay silent tribute to the …

Chris Cornell

SNL’s Donald Trump Leads His Ragtag Group of Advisers With ‘Hallelujah’

Mirroring the same cold open <i>SNL</i> did with Kate McKinnon’s Hillary Clinton in the days after Clinton lost the U.S. presidential election, Alec …

Donald Trump

‘SNL’: The Rock Says He’s Running For President In 2020 With Tom Hanks As VP

From the beaches of ‘Baywatch’ to center stage of ‘Saturday Night Live,’ Dwayne Johnson consistently keeps us entertained. In his opening monologue, …

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Dwayne Johnson’s “Saturday Night Live” monologue gave us our new presidential candidates, and they are 100% the Dream Team

The season finale of <i>Saturday Night Live</i> was hosted by Dwayne Johnson, and we have some questions after his cold open. The <i>Baywatch</i> actor used his …

Dwayne Johnson

‘Saturday Night Live’ Scores Most-Watched Season Finale Since 2011

“Saturday Night Live” capped a red-hot season on Saturday with its most-watched final episode since 2011.<p>The show, hosted by Dwayne Johnson with …

Entertainment

Saturday Night Live: Rock's solid guarantee of strong finale

Dwayne Johnson teams up with Tom Hanks while long-time cast members Vanessa Bayer and Bobby Moynihan leave on a high<p>In recent years, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has been toying with the idea of running for president and the idea seems less ludicrous by the day.<p>So it was a natural fit that the …

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What Happened on Saturday Night Live Last Night: SNL Says Goodbye to Moynihan, Bayer…and Trump

The theme of last night’s season finale of Saturday Night Live was “goodbye”. The cast and crew, of course, were putting a bow on Season 42, but they …

Comedians

The Rock parodies WWE promo for Saturday Night Live appearance

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson hosted Saturday Night Live for a fifth time in his entertainment career and joined a short list of celebrities that have …

WWE

Saturday Night Live’s Cartier Spinner Lets You Fidget in Style

What do you do with a woman who’s just, you know, <i>too much</i>? You give her a diamond-encrusted, 14-karat-gold Cartier fidget spinner “designed to calm …

Comedy

The 'SNL' "Hallelujah" Finale Skit Is The Comfort We All Need Right Now — VIDEO

“SNL” tries to keep the faith during the season finale’s cold open.<p>The skit begins with our commander in chief (aka Alec Baldwin) singing …

Kate McKinnon

Katy Perry and The Rock Close Out the Season on SNL

“Queens is hot right now.” This was the verdict from a dressed-up friend late on Saturday night at the Monster, a West Village piano bar popular for its drag shows, across the street from The Stonewall Inn. (She wasn’t talking about Astoria.) At Monster—a first stop on the way home from watching …

Katy Perry

They Told the Truth, They Didn't Come to Fool You - SNL's Team Trump Performs 'Hallelujah'

This week's episode of SNL featured a cold open and a broken Hallelujah. Team Trump, featuring Kellyanne Conway, Mike Pence, Melania Trump, Ivanka …

Sarah Huckabee Sanders

The Rock Gets Presidential in 'Saturday Night Live' Instagram Tease

OK, Dwayne Johnson; we smell what you’re cooking up for tonight’s “Saturday Night Live” season finale.<p>Hours ahead of the Season 42 finale of the NBC …

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