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The Episodes of 'SNL' Season 39, Ranked

With SNL's 39th season coming to a close, we're taking a look at the past season with a series of posts examining the highs, lows, and other memorable moments from the past eight months. Here, we look at each episode as a whole, ranking them in order of overall success and positive resonance with viewers.

Obviously comedy is subjective, and everyone watches SNL looking for different things — this list is just one of many you can find online. As far as we're concerned, things like musical guests, surprise cameos, and drama surrounding the show are less important than the plain-and-simple comedy aspects of an episode: How many sketches had [...]

Bobby Moynihan and Edward Norton Bond In Their 'SNL' Promos

Edward Norton is hosting SNL this weekend, and  Bobby Moynihan joined him for his promos because he obviously has a crush on him. The also try on some Halloween costumes and Norton gets to show off his Japanese.

'SNL' Review: Edward Norton Gets Into Character

Whenever the holiday season begins, a strange vibe settles in at SNL. The weeks blend together as sketches revolve around seasonal themes, with few exciting fresh ideas and a lineup of decent hosts with unmemorable episodes. Fall of last year was no different — Bruno Mars and Louis CK were highlights in what was otherwise a forgettable stretch including Daniel Craig, Christina Applegate, and Jeremy Renner. On the viewer side, this drop in enthusiasm is likely the result of the start-of-season excitement wearing off as we see the cast members fall into a familiar rotation. On the writers' side, perhaps it's a matter of fatigue, or limited options from [...]

Edward Norton To Host 'Saturday Night Live' on Oct. 26

Actor Edward Norton will host Saturday Night Live on October 26 for the first time, with musical guest Janelle Monae. Norton has dropped in on the show before, most recently during Salma Hayek's opening monologue in 2003, but this is his first time hosting. Though primarily a dramatic actor, Norton has proved he's got comedy chops; he's cameoed in films The Dictator and The Invention of Lying, guested on TV shows Modern Family and the short-lived Stella, and most recently appeared in The Lonely Island's elaborate Between Two Ferns crossover video for "Spring Break Anthem."

Judd Apatow Debuted the 'Anchorman 2' Poster on Fallon Last Night

Judd Apatow swung by Late Night with Jimmy Fallon last night, mostly so he could watch Jimmy's musical guest, Pearl Jam. To fill his he time, he showed off the new poster for Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, traded Annie Hall impressions with Edward Norton, and regaled Jimmy with a Hollywood tale.