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Topic: Snl

Saturday Night Live Will Reduce Its Ad Load in Favor of Sponsored Content

The show wants to attract a larger live audience

After 41 years, NBC's venerable Saturday Night Live will get a major shake-up when it returns next fall, and we're not talking about the cast. NBC said today that it would…

NBCU's New Studio Is Creating Branded Content for Viewers Beyond Its Own Platforms

Collaborating with advertisers

Over the past decade, NBCUniversal has had great success creating branded content campaigns for its advertising partners, which air across the NBCU portfolio of networks. But the company realized it…

SNL Blasts Donald Trump, and His Supporters, With Brutal 'Racists for Trump' Ad

But some are calling the NBC show hypocritical

Donald Trump might not be inclined to host Saturday Night Live again anytime soon. Four months, almost to the day, after his much-hyped hosting gig, the NBC comedy show this weekend…

SNL's Funny Super Bowl Skit for Totino's Suddenly Turned Into Something Way Creepier

'What's happening to my hungry guys?!'

During last night's pre-Super Bowl episode, Saturday Night Live again skewered big-game advertising. Vanessa Bayer reprised her bored-housewife role in a Totino's spoof. But this time, well, it wasn't just a…

Hoverboards Are Explosive, but Not in a Good Way, in SNL's Fake Ad

Fun enough to light Grandpa on fire

Nostalgic 1990s aesthetics guide this SNL parody ad for hoverboards, which are more like those dorky Segway/unicycle hybrids you see tech guys riding sometimes instead of Marty McFly-style boards. Which…

Why NBC Has to Fork Over 48 Minutes of Commercial Time to 4 Presidential Candidates

Some viewers will see a lot of political ads this weekend

Sitting around the television with your family this Thanksgiving weekend? If you live in Iowa, South Carolina or New Hampshire, you will be subject to an onslaught of ads from…

Here’s What NBC Is Offering GOP Hopefuls Who Wish They'd Hosted SNL

Trump episode sparked equal-time requests

As many as five Republican presidential hopefuls filed equal-time requests with NBC stations following Donald Trump's hosting stint on the Nov. 7 episode of Saturday Night Live. According to a pair of…

Presidential Hopefuls Ask for Equal Airtime After Donald Trump's SNL Gig

GOP longshots benefit from FCC rule

This was inevitable. Following Donald Trump's hosting stint on the Nov. 7 episode of Saturday Night Live, three Republican presidential hopefuls have requested equal time on NBC stations. According to the…

SNL Adds Guns Into Life's Sweetest Moments, With an Assist From Amy Schumer

Highlighting the absurdity of the American debate

If you've got a gun, why wouldn't you want to bring it along for all those special occasions—like a first date, or having a baby? That, at least, is the…

Brilliant SNL Skit Pitches a Drug That Cures Republicans Who Think They Can Be President

A different use for Abilify

The 2016 Republican presidential field and pharmaceutical marketing are both topics ripe for parody—and Saturday Night Live has obliged, skewering both at the same time in this faux ad for…

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