• Sharon Stone Makes Surprise ‘SNL' Appearance During Sam Smith Performance

    12 days ago - By Deadline

    Sam Smith debuted the title track of their upcoming album Gloria on Saturday Night Live. There was a special guest for the occasion, Sharon Stone. The Oscar-nominated actor was part of the elaborate music production, which featured Smith surrounded by a large choir. In some kind of performance art, Stone was lying on a bed...
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  • WATCH: Amy Poehler and Aubrey Plaza Reprise Their ‘Parks and Recreation' Characters for SNL's Weekend Update

    12 days ago - By Mediaite

    Fans of Parks and Recreation got a treat during Saturday Night Live's Weekend Update segment, as host Aubrey Plaza reprised her April Ludgate character from the show - and was soon joined by Amy Poehler , the SNL alumna who portrayed Leslie Knope on the NBC sitcom.
    “According to a recent study, local governments are having trouble hiring new employees,” said Colin Jost to start the segment. “Here to encourage young people to get involved in local government is a long-time employee of the city of Pawnee, Indiana, April Ludgate.”
    Plaza chatted with Jost in Ludgate's trademark monotone...
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  • Amy Poehler & Aubrey Plaza Reprise ‘Parks & Recreation‘ Characters In ‘SNL's Weekend Update

    12 days ago - By Deadline

    With Aubrey Plaza as the host of Saturday Night Live and Amy Poehler dropping in as a surprise during the monologue, it was only natural the stars reprised their Parks and Recreation roles. It was during the “Weekend Update” segment that Colin Jost introduced Plaza's April Ludgate to “encourage young people to get involved in...
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  • ‘SNL' Spoofs ‘The White Lotus' With ‘The Black Lotus'

    12 days ago - By Deadline

    With The White Lotus star Aubrey Plaza as the Saturday Night Live host this week, a spoof of the popular HBO anthology series appeared inevitable. It came in the form of The Black Lotus, featuring“eight wealthy tourists, one luxury hotel and a staff who has no time for this nonsense.” Chloe Fineman reprised her spot-on...
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  • ‘That's His Fantasy?!' SNL's Weekend Update Dunks on Santos for Pretending to be Star College Volleyball Player

    12 days ago - By Mediaite

    Saturday Night Live's Weekend Update took multiple swipes at serial fabulist Rep. George Santos , including dunking on his fashion choices and claim to be a college volleyball star.
    “George Santos is facing multiple investigations for lying about nearly every aspect of his life to make himself appear far more successful than he is,” said Colin Jost to open the segment. “Earning him the nickname, Instagram.”
    Jost said his favorite of all Santos' lies was his claim that he had been a standout volleyball player at Baruch College (an educational institution that he never attended, much less...
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  • SNL: 'Bad NBC Page' Aubrey Plaza's Set Tour Leads to Surprise Reunion

    12 days ago - By TV Line

    Aubrey Plaza as this weekend's Saturday Night Live host returned to her old 30 Rock stomping grounds, having worked there as an NBC page when she was in college. As such, it was inevitable that her monologue - which opened with her assuring us that, trademark sarcasm and all, she truly does “care” about ...
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  • SNL Video: Bowen Yang Tackles the Truth-Challenged George Santos

    12 days ago - By TV Line

    At long last, our national comedy nightmare is over. Following months of very dull politicians doing terrible things , in came George Santos swinging a sack of lies that would make classic Saturday Night Live character Tommy Flanagan blush. It's a juicy target, and SNL‘s Bowen Yang this weekend made...
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  • ‘SNL': Bowen Yang's George Santos Hijacks ‘Fox NFL Sunday' and Lies About Football Stardom

    12 days ago - By The Wrap

    Yang's parody of the serial liar/congressman also does drag to the NFL theme music
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  • SNL Cold Open Features George Santos as an NFL Sideline Reporter with a New Round of Lies Still Not as Absurd as Ones He Actually Told

    12 days ago - By Mediaite

    Saturday Night Live's cold open started with what seemed like a standard parody of Fox Sports' NFL coverage, with various cast members portraying well known sportscasters like Terry Bradshaw and Michael Strahan , but then after a bit of chatter about the evening's playoff battle between the New York Giants and the Philadelphia Eagles, Mikey Day announced they had a new sideline reporter: “Congressman George Santos .”
    The New York Republican has been caught in a mind-boggling series of misrepresentations, fabrications, and just flat-out lies , and his excuses, defenses, and denials have...
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  • Aubrey Plaza Recalls NBC Page Roots In ‘SNL' Monologue With Surprises From Joe Biden & Amy Poehler

    12 days ago - By Deadline

    Aubrey Plaza took over Studio 8H at 30 Rockefeller Center as the host of Saturday Night Live and relived her past as an NBC Studios page and ran into some familiar faces. During her monologue, Plaza told the audience she was from Deleware and “was actually voted the most famous person” from that state edging...
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  • ‘Saturday Night Live' Spoofs George Santos' Fabulist Claims And His Fabulous Drag Performer Past

    12 days ago - By Deadline

    Coming off a holiday break, Saturday Night Live went with congressman George Santos' fabulist past claims while also spoofing his alleged past as a drag performer. The sketch was aired just hours after the real Santos responded to reports that he was a drag performer when he lived in Brazil. Reporters caught up with him...
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