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Saturday Night Live
Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018
President Trump reached 11.7 million viewers for his “60 Minutes” interview on Sunday — or just over half the audience that Stormy Daniels had on the CBS newsmagazine last spring.
Daniels, the porn star who alleged an affair with Trump before he became president, drew 22.1 million for her...
Tuesday, Sep. 11, 2018
Excited about Monday's 70th Emmy Awards? Probably not. That's an educated guess based on shrinking interest in entertainment's back-slapping ceremonies generally and television's biggest night in particular.
Last year's Emmys drew 11.4 million viewers, a smidge above 2016's worst-ever 11....
Sunday, Sep. 10, 2017
Saturday night (9/9)--the first half of this weekend’s Creative Arts Emmy Awards presentation--belonged to 13th (Netflix), writer/director Ava DuVernay’s documentary which delves into the history of racial inequality in the U.S, zeroing in on the fact that the nation’s prisons are...
Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017
NBC’s summer run of “Weekend Update” segments from “Saturday Night Live” and ABC’s two-part special on Princess Diana were modest successes for their television networks last week.
The first of four weeks where “SNL’s” Michael Che and Colin Jost deliver topical jokes on NBC’s primetime...
Thursday, Jul. 13, 2017
"Saturday Night Live," powered by madcap skits skewering the Trump administration, earned 22 Emmy Award nominations, including bids for Alec Baldwin's florid portrayal of the president and Melissa McCarthy's manic, gender-busting take on press secretary Sean Spicer.
The long-running NBC...
Tuesday, Apr. 18, 2017
NBC’s decision to air a live version of “Saturday Night Live” in every time zone has paid immediate dividends.
The network’s telecast last weekend, with host Jimmy Fallon, musician Harry Styles and with Alec Baldwin and Melissa McCarthy delivering their hit impersonations of Donald Trump...
Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017
NBC’s comedy institution “Saturday Night Live” reached its largest audience since 2011 with last weekend’s episode hosted by President Trump impersonator Alec Baldwin and featuring the return of Melissa McCarthy portraying White House press secretary Sean Spicer.
The show reached 10.8...
Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015
Editor Adam Epstein, one of the key creative talents behind most of Saturday Night Live’s recent parody commercials and shorts, is making a renewed commitment to working with ad agencies and brands, joining P.S. 260, the independent New York-based...
Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015
In the wake of the deadly attacks in Paris, the entertainment world is toning down the glitz and scaling back on some of its most anticipated red carpet celebrations.
On Sunday, Lionsgate said the Monday premiere of "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part...
Wednesday, Apr. 15, 2015
The Tribeca Film Festival kicked off Wednesday night with a celebration of another, older New York institution.
"Live From New York!," a documentary on the cultural impact of "Saturday Night Live" by Bao Nguyen, opened the 14th edition of Tribeca,...