Topic: Saturday Night Live

SNL Hilariously Skewers Empowering Body Image Ads With 'Chonk' Clothing Spot

Apparel for your 'unique body'

About 30 seconds into Saturday Night Live's fake ad for Chonk—a clothing store that pitches its apparel as the key to your inner goddess—it dawns on the ad's stars, including…

NBCUniversal Is Bringing Its Biggest Shows to Snapchat

The Voice and Saturday Night Live are in the lineup

NBCUniversal is increasing the reach of some of its most popular shows with original content coming to Snapchat. The multiyear deal, announced this morning, will bring programming and advertising created specifically…

SNL's Colin Jost and Michael Che Take Weekend Update to the Conventions

Special editions at the RNC and DNC

Count Saturday Night Live's Michael Che among the electorate who are "politicked out." "The world is burning down and we also gotta deal with this?" Che told Adweek in an interview…

Girls Have No Time for President Barbie in SNL's Latest Mock Ad Knocking Hillary Clinton

A no-fun pioneer

A couple of months back, Saturday Night Live depicted Hillary Clinton hilariously morphing into Bernie Sanders. Now, the show is ribbing the leading Democratic candidate with a bit about "President…

MADtv Is Coming Back to Television, but Not in Late Night and Not on Fox

The CW revives sketch comedy show for prime time

While Fox is making its own late-night sketch comedy play, its former late-night staple, MADtv, is being revived by another broadcast network. The CW, which aired Madtv's 20th anniversary reunion special…

How Zoolander 2’s Kyle Mooney Got Addicted to an Old MTV Reality Show

And what the SNL cast member watches on YouTube

Specs Age 31 Claim to fame Saturday Night Live cast member; appears in the upcoming Zoolander 2 (in theaters Feb. 12) Base New York Instagram @kylemooney Adweek: What's the first information you consume in the…

Here's What It Means for the UFC That Its Biggest Star Is Hosting SNL

Ronda Rousey trades mixed martial arts for sketch comedy

Holding court on Saturday nights is nothing new for Ronda Rousey, but this weekend, it will be a little different for the former UFC bantamweight champion. Rousey will perform at a different…

The Donald Trump Decoder: Adweek's Guide to the Man and His Brands

And how they've fared during his controversial candidacy

It comes as little surprise that the most Googled questions about the GOP presidential front-runner include "What did Donald Trump say yesterday?" and "What did Donald Trump say now?" Despite—or…

3 Things to Know About Donald Trump's SNL Hosting Gig

Controversial candidate will bring in viewers, whether they like him or not

Donald Trump will host Saturday Night Live this weekend for the second time, but this will be very different than his 2004 appearance when he was a part of the…

Infographic: How the Late-Night Host Shuffle Has Changed the Price of Ads

Buyers place their bets on Fallon and Colbert

Networks and advertisers typically spend every fall focused on the new prime-time lineups. Not this year. All eyes are on late night, and with good reason. "Outside of sports, it's…