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'SNL' Review: A Season High with Woody Harrelson

For the past two years, many viewers have described SNL as being in a "transitional phase." This phase began with the departures of Kristen Wiig and Andy Samberg in 2012, followed by Jason Sudeikis, Bill Hader, and Fred Armisen in 2013, then by Seth Meyers in early 2014. The old guard was clearing out, and their replacements didn't seem up to the task of continuing that golden era. And while not all of the episodes in this interim period have been bad — in fact, many have been quite good, and the hit-to-miss ratio has remained roughly the same — SNL seemed lost in the woods, with almost weekly PR crises, [...]

That Guy from Maroon 5 Is Gonna Host 'SNL'

TV Guide reports that the January 26th installment of Saturday Night Live will be hosted by the guy from Maroon 5. You know, the band that sings that song "Moves Like Jagger?" His name is Adam Levine apparently, and if you're wondering if he'll be the musical guest for the episode, the answer is no. Hip-hopper Kendrick Lamar will be on musical guest duty. After popstar Justin Timberlake became a Successful Host 10 years ago and Bruno Mars did fine this year, it's left the door wide open for folks like the guy from Maroon 5 to host SNL. Maroon 5 has served as musical guest four times, most [...]

Woody Harrelson to Host 'SNL' November 15th

SNL has added another host for this season that, like Chris Rock, will be returning to the show for the first time since the '90s. NBC announced over the weekend that Woody Harrelson will host the next new episode on November 15th with musical guest Kendrick Lamar to promote Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1. This will make Harrelson's third time hosting SNL after his appearances in December 1989 and May 1992 and Lamar's second round as musical guest following the January 2013 episode hosted by Adam Levine. Watch Harrelson's opening monologue from 1992 here.

Watch The Lonely Island Return to 'SNL' with "YOLO"

If you missed SNL this weekend or aren't one of the 3 million+ people who already caught it on YouTube, here's The Lonely Island's digital short "YOLO" from Saturday, featuring Adam Levine, Kendrick Lamar, and the silent acting talents of Danny McBride. Please help spread the word about this video so that more people see it.