Standup Michael Che started writing for Saturday Night Live last year, and The Huffington Post has an interview with him in which he discusses how his favorite sketches he's written came to be, including his first sketch, in which Zach Galifianakis played a bigot in an M&M suit trying to apologize to his co-workers at the M&M store.
Saturday Night Live has been home to over a hundred cast members throughout the past 38 years. In our column Saturday Night’s Children, we present the history, talent, and best sketches of one SNL cast member every other week for your viewing, learning, and laughing pleasure.
If we could single out any SNL cast member for changing the game in terms of the show's format, impact, and internet-age revolution, Andy Samberg would be the one. With his Lonely Island team Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone, Samberg brought SNL into the digital age with "Lazy Sunday" and made 100 more Digital Shorts before leaving for primetime television. Beyond their many [...]
Forreal friends and former SNLers Andy Samberg and Seth Meyers had a nice long chat on Late Night last night, and Meyers pulled out his SNL connections again to talk about the time Samberg did his "Get in the Cage" segment with the real Nicolas Cage. Meyers also played a Weekend Update clip in which Samberg is really happy — Meyers not so much — to finally get the chance to barf all over Meyers in character as Prince Harry. Click through for the second part of the interview.
Ahead of the delayed fourth season of Louie premiering in May, SNL announced over the weekend that Louis C.K. will return for a second time as host on March 29th. The last time C.K. hosted was back in November 2012 in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, which resulted in the amazing Louie parody "Lincoln" as well as the bizarre "Mountain Pass" sketch where C.K. had a lot of fun with a ram's horn. The musical guest for C.K.'s episode has yet to be announced.