Topic: Snl

SNL Takes a Cold, Hard Look at Santa's Secrets in 'Serial' Parody

What exactly happened on Dec. 25, 1999?

SNL is on fire lately, and this weekend's episode was no exception. So many gems. From Mike Myers bringing back über-villian Dr. Evil to comment on the Sony hack scandal…

GoPro and Taylor Swift Are the Butt of SNL's Jokes in Latest Parody Ads

Probing spots were just what the doctor ordered

Last week, we were treated to Jim Carrey's spot-on parody of Matthew McConaughey's Lincoln ad. This week, in addition to Prince's epic, face-melting musical performance, we were delighted by a…

IFC Has a New Documentary Parody Show From SNL Alums

IFC announced its upfront slate just shy of this evening's presentation in Manhattan. The agenda for the 2014-15 season (or the cable equivalent thereof) includes American Documentary, a new series…

Mindshare’s Chief Content Officer Discusses Making Branded Entertainment That Resonates

David Lang also shares the projects he is proudest of

Specs Who David Lang Age 50 New gig Chief content officer, Mindshare Continuing gig President, Mindshare Entertainment How is your new job different from the old one? It’s bigger and more expansive, but a lot of…

Cecily Strong's Secrets of SNL

The new Weekend Update host reveals the real porn star behind her ex-porn star!

The new Weekend Update host reveals the real porn star behind her ex-porn star!

SNL’s Cecily Strong Learned She Got the Job From Reading the N.Y. Times

New Weekend Update co-anchor discusses preparing for her first segment

Specs Who Cecily Strong Age 29 New gig SNL repertory player and Weekend Update co-anchor Old gig Featured player on Saturday Night Live What was the process like for getting the Weekend Update spot? We try…

SNL Helps Obama Through Presidential Depression With Paxil Second Term Strength

Three more years of meds

Most presidents go through a second-term depression, but Obama's has been particularly dismal. To help out, Saturday Night Live has introduced Paxil Second Term Strength, a depression medication for the…

Wait Until You Hear How Much Work Went Into SNL's Wes Anderson Parody

Literally was finished seconds before airing

If you thought SNL's spot-on Halloween parody of Wes Anderson was amazing, wait until you hear everything that went on behind the scenes. In an incredibly detailed deconstruction, SNL director of…

More Tricks Than Treats: November Sweeps Begin on Halloween

Ratings predictably meager as HUT levels plummet

By a quirk of the calendar, this year’s November sweeps began on Halloween night and will end on the night before Thanksgiving. Bad news, good news. In kicking off on an evening…

Brands Are Flocking to the Star Wars Nerd Procession

The Course of the Force attracts big sponsors

If you’re driving down the Pacific Coast Highway this summer, and you see a cadre of Sand People or a lightsaber-wielding Boba Fett, don’t be alarmed. The Course of the…