Lisa Kudrow shares son’s sweet comments after ‘Friends’ reunion
Lisa Kudrow sits down with Hoda Kotb and Jenna Bush Hager to talk about her series new genealogy series “Who Do You Think You Are.” Kudrow also talks about going to the “Friends” reunion with her son, and dishes on the possibility of a new “Romy and Michelle” project.news.yahoo.com
Lisa Kudrow looks back on her extra audition to be on ‘Friends’
Actor Lisa Kudrow sits down on the 3rd Hour of TODAY to talk about her executive produced NBC series “Who Do You Think You Are?” and how the show personalizes people’s genealogy. Kudrow also recounts being the only “Friends” cast member who had to go through an extra audition to be on the show.news.yahoo.com
Dana Carvey Breaks Out Spot-On Biden Impression in Kimmel Guest-Hosting Gig
ABCAs Saturday Night Live struggled to figure out how to make fun of Joe Biden last year, one of its most talented alumni quietly showed them how it was done, perfectly capturing the president’s mannerisms on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.This week, Dana Carvey took the reins of Jimmy Kimmel Live! as the latest comedian to step in while that show’s host is on summer vacation. And after some quick fan service takes on George H.W. Bush and the Church Lady (“We still have no idea where she wasnews.yahoo.com
Kenny Loggins, "Still Alright"
Even at 74, Kenny Loggins' voice sounds as youthful as his songs, which have a habit of making us feel young, too. The singer talks with correspondent Lee Cowan about touring; his "yacht rock" hits; his new memoir, "Still Alright"; and how being a father affected his music.news.yahoo.com
Pete Davidson Holds Nothing Back in Touching SNL Farewell: ‘Thank You… For Never Giving Up on Me’
NBCFor the last time on Saturday night, Pete Davidson stopped by the “Weekend Update” desk to say goodbye and talk about how improbable it was that he ever became one of SNL’s most famous cast members.“Hello, Colin and Che and millions of people only watching to see if I bring up Kanye,” Davidson began, referring to his very public feud with girlfriend Kim Kardashian’s ex.“I never imagined this would be my life,” he said, describing the 20-year-old who joined the show in 2014 as being “a skinnynews.yahoo.com
Kate McKinnon Holds Back Tears in Emotional SNL Send-Off
NBCAhead of the 47th season finale of Saturday Night Live, news leaked out that the show would be losing some of its biggest stars, including Pete Davidson, Aidy Bryant, and Kyle Mooney. But SNL’s biggest loss has to be the incomparable Kate McKinnon, as evidenced by the fact that the show more or less cleared out for her to cook in her final cold open.Kate McKinnon’s Miss Rafferty, who has been abducted by aliens countless times over the past eight seasons, appeared alongside Cecily Strong andnews.yahoo.com
Kim Kardashian reveals that Kanye West walked out midway through her 'SNL' monologue because he was upset she called him a rapper and referred to their divorce
Kim Kardashian said on the fourth episode of "The Kardashians" that Kanye West was unhappy with references to their divorce in her "SNL" monologue.news.yahoo.com
Kim Kardashian Revealed Why She “Waited” To Go Public With Pete Davidson And Admitted To Being Hesitant About Sharing Details Of Their Relationship On “The Kardashians”
In a rare public appearance together, Pete joined Kim at the premiere of The Kardashians, where she revealed why the time is finally right for fans to see how their unlikely romance came to be.View Entire Post ›news.yahoo.com
Pete Davidson skipping ride to space on Jeff Bezos rocket
Pete Davidson has bowed out of a short ride to space on a Jeff Bezos rocket. The “Saturday Night Live” star is no longer able to make the flight, which has been delayed for nearly a week, Bezos' space travel company said Thursday night. The company announced earlier this week that Davidson would be one of six passengers on Blue Origin's next flight.news.yahoo.com
SNL’s ‘Weekend Update’ Roasts ‘Insane’ Putin and ‘Honorary Russian’ Trump
NBC“This week marks two years since the beginning of the first COVID lockdown and let’s just say some people have handled the stress better than others,” Colin Jost said at the top of Saturday Night Live’s “Weekend Update” this week, as Vladimir Putin’s photo appeared on screen beside him. “Russia has passed a ‘fake news’ law that makes it illegal for any organization to report information that contradicts what the government says,” he continued, “which explains the recent headline, ‘6-foot-5 Punews.yahoo.com
Ukraine and Russia to hold talks Monday
Video from Russian news agency RIA Novosti showed the arrival of a Ukrainian delegation for talks with Russia amid its invasion of Ukraine. Ukraine has agreed to talks with Moscow, but it's unclear whether they'll lead to any breakthrough. (Feb. 28)news.yahoo.com
Desperate Afghans resort to selling their kidneys to feed families
With Afghanistan plunged into financial crisis following the Taliban takeover six months ago, a growing number of people are selling their kidneys to save their families. The practice has become so widespread in the western city of Herat that a nearby settlement is bleakly nicknamed "one kidney village".news.yahoo.com
Ukraine and Russia agree to diplomatic talks amid fighting
Ukrainian and Russian officials will engage in talks on Monday in Belarus. This comes after four days of fighting since Russia invaded Ukraine. Michael Weiss, news director at New Lines Magazine, joins CBS News' Lana Zak to break down the latest headlines and Russian President Vladimir Putin's mindset.news.yahoo.com
SNL Mocks Trump and Tucker Carlson for Backing Putin in Ukraine
NBCAfter opening this week’s show on a somber note, Saturday Night Live avoided trying to mine laughs from Russia’s Ukraine invasion—until Colin Jost and Michael Che took the stage for “Weekend Update.”“President Putin launched the attack with support from allies like Belarus and Tucker Carlson,” Jost began. “Many analysts were surprised that Putin went through with it even though it was obviously going to be a colossal mistake. But he couldn’t back down after all that build up. Kind of like hownews.yahoo.com
Peter Aykroyd, Emmy nominated 'SNL' actor-writer, dead at 66
Peter Aykroyd, an Emmy-nominated actor and writer on “Saturday Night Live” for the 1979-80 season who later worked with older brother, Dan, on everything from a TV show about the paranormal to such films as “Dragnet” and “Coneheads,” has died at age 66.
New this week: Jingle Ball 2020 & 2 doses of Meryl Streep
MOVIES— Travel may seem closed off right now but how about a cruise with Meryl Streep, Dianne Wiest and Candice Bergen? — If one Streep film wasn’t enough for you, she’s again in typically fine form in “The Prom,” parodying a diva actor in Ryan Murphy’s adaptation of the 2018 Broadway musical. — AP Film Writer Jake CoyleMUSIC— Jon Bon Jovi has already produced an album this year with “2020” and the concert film "On a Night Like This — Bon Jovi 2020." — AP Entertainment Writer Mark KennedyTELEVISION— This season’s winner for lengthy title: “High School Musical: The Musical: The Holiday Special,” debuting Friday on Disney +. — The CW’s “iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2020,” a 90-minute special based on the annual concert, will air at 8 p.m. EST Monday, Dec. 14.
Jim Carrey, as Biden, mocks Trump loss on 'SNL'
Jim Carrey played President-elect Joe Biden, taking the stage and poking fun at the five-day wait for results. He even offered a throwback to one of his infamous '90s-era lines, calling President Donald Trump a “Looooosseer!” to laughs and applause. Chappelle hosted “SNL” in November 2016 in its first episode after Trump’s election, pointedly critiquing the surprise over the result. “You know, I didn't know Donald Trump was going to win the election,” Chapelle said four years ago. “SNL” has regularly lampooned Trump and his presidency in recent years, enlisting Baldwin to play the commander in chief.
Jack White to replace Morgan Wallen as 'SNL' musical guest
NEW YORK – Jack White will be the last-minute replacement musical guest on “Saturday Night Live” after country singer Morgan Wallen was dropped for breaking COVID-19 protocols. Wallen was removed as musical guest on Thursday after TikTok videos showed him partying last weekend without a mask on among a large group of people. Lorne Michaels announced White as a fill-in Friday on the “Today” show. “Saturday Night Live,” which will be hosted this Saturday by comedian Bill Burr, resumed live in-studio shows last weekend with a smaller live audience. Guests were required to take a COVID-19 test and temperature check at arrival, and wear masks inside the building.
Wallen dropped as 'SNL' performer after breaking COVID rules
LOS ANGELES – Morgan Wallen has been dropped from performing on “Saturday Night Live” after breaking the show’s COVID-19 protocols. The country singer posted a two-plus minute video on social media Wednesday about the show’s decision. He apologized after he was shown on TikTok socializing maskless at a crowded bar and house party this past weekend in Alabama. The 27-year-old Wallen said his actions were “short-sighted” and has affected his long-term goals and dreams. Wallen said he has not tested positive for the coronavirus.
'Saturday Night Live' has best season opener since 2016
“Saturday Night Live” scored its biggest season premiere audience in four years and second best in 12 years, emphasizing the importance of presidential election time for the NBC comedy show. During a busy week for news and sports, “Saturday Night Live” was the most-watched entertainment show, despite starting at 11:35 p.m. on the East Coast, the Nielsen company said. With 8.24 million viewers, it was the second most-watched “SNL” episode since May 2017, with the exception being last December's triumphant return of Eddie Murphy. “We needed ‘Saturday Night Live’ to rise to the occasion for this moment, and it didn't,” agreed Eric Deggans, critic for National Public Radio. “Debate Analysis,” NBC, 6.94 million.
Will Ferrell to host 'SNL' for the fifth time
Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images(CNN) - Will Ferrell is joining the Five-Timers Club. The "Saturday Night Live" alum will return to Studio 8H to host the November 23 episode, the NBC show announced on Tuesday. The gig will put Ferrell, who was a cast member from 1995 to 2002, among an elite group of performers who've hosted the show five or more times. Ferrell previously hosted in 2005, 2009, 2012 and 2018. Other members of the Five-Timers Club include Dwayne Johnson, Melissa McCarthy and Scarlett Johansson.
Meet the Dog From 'SNL' Skit That Honored Conan From ISIS Raid
A dog playing the Belgian Malinois Conan who participated in the recent raid on the fallen ISIS leader stole the show on Saturday Night Live over the weekend and has barked his way to Inside Edition. Inside Edition tracked down the 3-year-old dog who played Conan in Upstate New York. In the skit, Cecily Strong played Ivans canine translator. I always think Ivan steals the show, she said. This 190-Pound Dog Was Totally Chill as Rescuers Carried Him Down a MountainMystery Surrounds Murder of American Prosecutor and Her Dog on Remote IslandMedal of Honor Winner Doesnt Mind Being Photoshopped for Raid Dog Embed Code Restart Now playing Now playing
Kate McKinnon breaks down Elizabeth Warren's healthcare plan on 'SNL'
This week it had Kate McKinnon's Elizabeth Warren answer questions from Iowans about healthcare. Look at me, I'm in my natural habitat, a public school on a weekend," McKinnon's Warren said. McKinnon's Warren then said she wanted to "pour one out" for Beto O'Rourke, who dropped out of the race this week. McKinnon's Warren thanked Strong's character for the question because healthcare is her "Despacito." Someone then asked McKinnon's Warren how her plan compared to former vice president Joe Biden's.
'Saturday Night Live': Kate McKinnon Shines as Impassioned Elizabeth Warren at Town Hall
Saturday Night Live kicked off this week's episode on a surprisingly supportive note, with Kate McKinnon showcasing her stellar Elizabeth Warren impression at a Town Hall rally where she fielded questions from uninformed, undecided voters. When asked how her plan compared to Joe Biden's Warren said, "My plan compares favorably in that it exists." "He's gonna go from paying no tax to paying a tax," Warren said, before explaining how the third step will be to "Tax Banks." #SNLpic.twitter.com/JhIF7Okwa3 Saturday Night Live - SNL (@nbcsnl) November 3, 2019Yet, when Warren asked if she could count on her vote, the woman shrugged dismissively and admitted that "Buttiegeg seems like a nice guy." It was an oddly positive cold open that felt, in a way, like SNL endorsing Warren.
SNL has Alec Baldwin's Trump meeting his supporters
(Broadway Video/NBC)(CNN) - "Saturday Night Live" opened this week's episode with Alec Baldwin reprising his role as President Trump. "Hello, New Mexico," Baldwin's Trump said to supporters standing behind him. "Explain to everyone what the Dems are doing with this impeachment," Baldwin's Trump said to Strong's character. After some other Trump supporters, Sen. Lindsey Graham, played by Kate McKinnon, then took the stage alongside Baldwin's Trump, who confused Graham for a "scoop of ice cream melting into a suit." Baldwin's Trump asked why Hammond's Clinton was at a Trump rally.
Chance the Rapper advocates for Chicago teachers
(CNN) - Chance the Rapper donned a red Chicago Teachers Union sweatshirt while hosting "Saturday Night Live" in a show of support to the teachers who have been on strike. Chicago teachers have been on strike since October 17 demanding more support staff, higher raises and limits to class size. Chicago Public Schools is the third biggest school district in the country. Michelle Gunderson, a public school teacher and trustee for the teacher's union, tweeted during SNL that the bargaining team was working but took a break to watch the rapper. Several SNL cast members were seen at the end of the show wearing Chicago Teachers Union T-shirts.
Jason Momoa Makes Surprise Shirtless 'Saturday Night Live' Cameo With Host Chance the
It's almost as if Jason Momoa will use any opportunity to show off his impressive physique. After hosting Saturday Night Live back in December -- where he did a bizarrely hilarious strip tease -- the Aquaman actor returned over the weekend for a surprise cameo that saw him disrobe once again. After claiming Mrs. Gladys stole his heart, she accused him of stealing her chandelier earrings. Momoa made another shirtless cameo when he appeared to introduce Chance -- who also served as the episode's musical guest -- for his second set of the night. Eddie Murphy on Returning to Movies and 'Saturday Night Live' | Full Interview Embed Code RestartRELATED CONTENT:'Saturday Night Live': Alec Baldwin Joins Darrell Hammond & Fred Armisen to Skewer Trump's Political Rallies'SNL': Jason Momoa Brings Khal Drogo Back From the Dead for 'Game of Thrones' Talk ShowDavid Harbour Shows Off His Massive Arms on 'Saturday Night Live' and Fans Can't Keep it Together
'Saturday Night Live': Alec Baldwin Joins Darrell Hammond & Fred Armisen to Skewer
Alec Baldwin returned to Saturday Night Live over the weekend to once again help the show lampoon President Donald Trump and his increasingly unhinged political rallies over the recent weeks. Meanwhile, a few former SNL stars made splashy comebacks. First, Darrell Hammond busted out his iconic Bill Clinton impression, who dropped in on Trump's rally, much to the president's surprise. When Clinton heard about how Trump was being impeached, Clinton gave him a knowing wink, calling him a "dirty dog." Eddie Murphy on Returning to Movies and 'Saturday Night Live' | Full Interview Embed Code RestartRELATED CONTENT:David Harbour Shows Off His Massive Arms on 'Saturday Night Live' and Fans Can't Keep it TogetherPete Davidson Returns to 'SNL' & Reveals Why He Really Missed Last Two EpisodesJennifer Aniston Reveals Why She Turned Down a Spot on 'SNL'
Harry Styles Taking on 'Double Duty' as 'SNL' Musical Guest and Host
Harry Styles is not only gracing our small screens as a Saturday Night Live musical guest, the 25-year-old former boy bander will also be hosting the episode on Saturday, Nov. 16. Styles took to Twitter on Thursday to share the news, writing, "SNL -- DOUBLE DUTY -- NOV. SNL - DOUBLE DUTY - NOV. 16 pic.twitter.com/SatQQ0Xtff Harry Styles. (@Harry_Styles) October 24, 2019Styles isn't the first musician to pull double duty this season. Styles has regularly appeared on The Late Late Show With James Corden and even took over as a guest host for his British pal in 2017.
Pete Davidson Spotted With Kaia Gerber After Reported Margaret Qualley Split
Pete Davidson and Kaia Gerber were snapped by a fan spending time together at Sadelle's in New York City following the Saturday Night Live star's reported split from Margaret Qualley. Davidson and Qualley sparked romance rumors in August and were spotted together multiple times throughout September, but reportedly called it quits last week. The fan pic of Davidson and Gerber shows them in a corner booth, with the 25-year-old comedian smiling wide at the 18-year-old model. ET has reached out to reps for Davidson and Gerber for comment. RELATED CONTENT:Pete Davidson and Margaret Qualley Seemingly Confirm Romance With PDA in ItalyAriana Grande Calls Pete Davidson Romance 'Frivolous and Fun' and 'Highly Unrealistic'
David Harbour and Lily Allen Pose on the Red Carpet Together After Kissing in NYC: Pics
David Harbour and Lily Allen are taking their romance more public. Sylvain Gaboury/Patrick McMullan via Getty ImagesHarbour and Allen first sparked romance rumors last January when they attended the BAFTA Tea Party together. Earlier this month, Harbour brought Allen to the Saturday Night Live after-party following his hosting gig. Harbour previously dated Fantastic Beasts star Alison Sudol, and according to multiple reports, the two split in August. ET spoke with Harbour in April at CinemaCon 2019, where he talked about rumors that he was the latest actor joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Scarlett Johansson Opens Up About Colin Jost's Romantic Proposal: 'He Killed It'
Scarlett Johansson is smitten with her fiance, Colin Jost! "He did [do it in a romantic way], he killed it," she gushes. Johansson went on to praise her future husband, saying of Jost, "He's very charming and very thoughtful and romantic. Johansson was previously married to actor Ryan Reynolds from 2008 to 2011 and journalist Romain Dauriac from 2014 to 2017. As for when the wedding date will be, Johansson quips, "I have to clear my schedule first."
David Harbour Shows Off His Massive Arms on 'Saturday Night Live' and Fans Can't Keep
I know this soul cycle skit isnt supposed to be arousing but..... david harbours arms..... Please kill me pic.twitter.com/B2dgc6wfcX (@ickobel) October 13, 2019Can we talk about David Harbour's enormous arms?? (@RAAVAKHALEESI) October 13, 2019*goes to sleep thinking of David Harbours arms in that SoulCycle sketch*#snl AndyLincoln's Finger (@Lincolns_Finger) October 13, 2019Okay, but.. David Harbour could like.... get it Bianca Castellar Calvani (@stellargalb) October 13, 2019david harbours arms david harbours arms david harbours arms david harbours arms david harbours arms david harbours arms ... #snlpic.twitter.com/RVzhp2UniP g i n a | saw THE KING (@shadesoftimmyt) October 13, 2019so nowwwww everyone has the hots for David Harbour hes always been hot af Emely Alexia (@EmelyVickery) October 13, 2019good morning to david harbour's arms only pic.twitter.com/976RvJE5HM s (@_amateursleuth) October 13, 2019Great to see David Harbour host #SNL tonight. David Harbour really exposes my daddy issues Hannah Jones (@Hannahjones897) October 13, 2019Ok but blonde teacher David Harbour is a snack #snl Jenn (@chocek) October 13, 2019david harbour as a school principal..... can like get it. @ThirstAidKit Did you just see how Kate McKinnon climbed David Harbour like a tree?
Pete Davidson Returns to 'Saturday Night Live' and Reveals Why He Really Missed the Last
Pete Davidson was noticeably absent from the first two episodes of Saturday Night Live's new season, but he made his subdued return this weekend, and it turns out he had a good reason. "Pete Davidson? You'll find out next season," Harbour said, quickly moving on to another section of the netherrealm. While the premiere was going on, Davidson was at a special screening for Joker with his Suicide Squad co-stars, including Margot Robbie, Joel Kinnaman, Jai Courtney and more. Pete Davidson and Margaret Qualley Seemingly Confirm Romance With PDA in Italy Embed Code RestartRELATED CONTENT:Why Pete Davidson Missed the 'Saturday Night Live' PremierePete Davidson Makes His Runway Debut In Alexander Wang Fashion ShowJai Courtney Says 'The Suicide Squad' Is a 'Whole New Thing' (Exclusive)Idris Elba Tapped to Replace Will Smith as Deadshot in 'Suicide Squad' Sequel
Camila Cabello Gives Off Amazing Marie Antoinette Vibes in Lavish 'Saturday Night Live'
Camila Cabello went all out for her flawless performances of Saturday Night Live over the weekend. For her first set, Cabello took fans back to the era of the French Revolution with an elegant performance of "Cry For Me" featuring the singer and a score of extras decked out in lavish, regal costumes. With her breathy vocal performance and over-the-top art production, Cabello managed to continue this season's trend of musical guests upping the ante for their performances. Taking the stage alone, aside from the song's musicians in the shadows, Cabello belted out a striking rendition of her new single "Easy." Camila Cabello Drops New Music and Fans Think It's About Shawn Mendes Embed Code RestartRELATED CONTENT:Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello Are Halloween Ready In Spooky MasksShawn Mendes and Camila Cabello Jokingly Show Fans How They 'Really Kiss' -- Watch!
Billy Porter and Lin-Manuel Miranda Make Epic 'Saturday Night Live' Cameos in CNN Town
After being put in the hot seat about a problematic op-ed he wrote years ago, he less-than-gracefully just walked off. Later in the sketch, Saturday Night Live corrected a complaint they received over an earlier episode in which Julian Castro was left out of a debate sketch. Porter exclaimed as Lin-Manuel Miranda walked out perfectly embodying Castro. "I'm sorry I'm not gay, In the future, I'll try to do better. Eddie Murphy on Returning to Movies and 'Saturday Night Live' | Full Interview Embed Code RestartRELATED CONTENT:Jennifer Aniston Reveals Why She Turned Down a Spot on 'SNL''Saturday Night Live': Matthew Broderick Channels Ferris Bueller in Impeachment-Focused Cold OpenPhoebe Waller-Bridge Just Can't Part With Her Emmys While Rehearsing for 'SNL'
Taylor Swift and Joe Alwyn Seen Hand-in-Hand Outside 'SNL' After-Party
Taylor Swift is stepping out with her London boy! Following her epic performances on Saturday Night Live, the 29-year-old singer was spotted arriving to the show's after-party with her boyfriend, Joe Alwyn. Jackson Lee/GC ImagesJackson Lee/GC ImagesFor her stripped down "Lover" performance, Swift wore all green as she played the piano and belted out the track. As for the "False God" performance, Swift enlisted SNL band member Lenny Pickett to play the sax as she expertly sang the sensual number for the very first time. RELATED CONTENT:Justin Bieber Jokingly Reenacts Taylor Swifts Banana Freak Out Moment After Lasik SurgeryTaylor Swift Owns the 'SNL' Stage With Moving PerformancesWatch Taylor Swift Freak Out Over a Banana After Lasik Surgery
Taylor Swift performed 'Lover' and 'False God' on 'SNL'
Did you miss Taylor Swift's appearance on "Saturday Night Live"? T-Swizzle treated fans to two stirring performances off her latest album, "Lover." (Will Heath/NBC/Getty Images)(CNN) - Did you miss Taylor Swift's appearance on "Saturday Night Live"? T-Swizzle treated fans to two stirring performances off her latest album, "Lover." In September, Swift's "Lover" became her sixth number 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart.
Taylor Swift Owns the 'SNL' Stage With Moving Performances of 'Lover' and '
Taylor Swift hasn't lost a beat since the last time she stepped out onto the Saturday Night Live stage. Swift served as the SNL music guest over weekend -- marking her fifth time performing on the sketch series - and the songstress absolutely slayed with two powerful, emotional sets. Delicately playing the piano, Swift delivered a touching acoustic rendition of "Lover," that captivated the audience with it's beautiful simplicity and raw emotion. Joined by SNL bandmember and long-time sax star Lenny Pickett -- as well as her keyboardist and two back-up dancers, Swift instantly made "False God" a song worth worshipping. "I'll do 'Lover,' but in a way I haven't performed it before," Swift revealed.
'Saturday Night Live': Matthew Broderick Channels Ferris Bueller in Impeachment-Focused
Saturday Night Live returned this weekend with yet another cold open sketch lampooning President Donald Trump's impeachment woes. After Guiliani then immediately left to have yet another incriminating interview with Sean Hannity, Pompeo admitted, "We should probably get our stories straight." "Yeah, because even if they're nor straight now, they could be converted to be straight later on," Pence replied, for one of the biggest laughs of the night. Broderick's Pompeo then paraphrased one of the most iconic lines from Ferris Bueller's Day Off: "Impeachment moves pretty fast. SNL airs live, coast-to-coast on Saturdays at 11:30 p.m.
Phoebe Waller-Bridge Just Can't Part With Her Emmys While Rehearsing for 'Saturday Night
Phoebe Waller-Bridge has her hands full as she prepares for her hosting debut on Saturday Night Live! The Fleabag star and creator took home three awards, Outstanding Comedy Series, Outstanding Lead Actress and Outstanding Writing, at the 71st Primetime Emmys a few weeks ago, and she can't seem to put them down. On Tuesday night, Waller-Bridge was spotted leaving NYC restaurant Lattanzi with Lindsay Shookus, a producer on the NBC show. Check out more of ET's exclusive interview with Waller-Bridge ahead of her big night on SNL! RELATED CONTENT:Phoebe Waller-Bridge Hilariously Repeats Her Acceptance Speech as 'Fleabag' Wins BigPhoebe Waller-Bridge Reveals Whether She's Reconsidering Ending 'Fleabag' Following Emmys WinsEmmys 2019: Andrew Scott Talks Being 'Fleabag's Hot Priest and Possible Season 3
Why Pete Davidson Missed the 'Saturday Night Live' Premiere
One fan favorite was a no-show when Saturday Night Live kicked off its 45th season this weekend -- Pete Davidson. The 25-year-old comedian was missing in action because he's hard at work on the set of a new comic book adaptation, The Suicide Squad, in Atlanta. While SNL newcomers Bowen Yang and Chloe Fineman were showcasing their comedic chops, Davidson was at a special screening for Joker with his Suicide Squad co-stars, including Margot Robbie, Joel Kinnaman, Jai Courtney and more. Davidson was seated close by at the premiere of her new film, Seberg, at the Venice Film Festival. RELATED CONTENT:Pete Davidson and Margaret Qualley Seemingly Confirm Romance With PDA in ItalyPete Davidson and Margaret Qualley Hold Hands in Venice: PicPete Davidson and Margaret Qualley Fuel Dating Rumors After They're Spotted Out in Italy
New 'SNL' Castmembers Bowen Yang & Chloe Fineman Make Impressive Debut in Season
The acclaimed sketch series added some new blood to the cast this season with comedians Bowen Yang and Chloe Fineman, and the pair both enjoyed some memorable (albeit somewhat brief) screen time during the season 45 premiere over the weekend. Here's a look at some of Yang and Fineman's debut highlights from this week's SNL premiere"Impeachment Cold Open"It's a big deal when a new castmember gets a chance to be in a Cold Open, and it's even more impressive when that Cold Open is also his debut on-screen appearance. "DNC Town Hall"In yet another SNL sketch surrounding Trump's impeachment, the show took some swipes at the wide-open field of democratic candidates with a sketch lampooning the recent debates that have pitted the dems against one another. Yang portrayed candidate Andrew Yang, while Fineman delivered a magnificent and hilariously bizarre impression of Marianne Williamson. "If you think my candidacy is going well, I'm literally giving free money to people and I'm still in sixth place," Yang's Yang jokes in the sketch.
How 'Saturday Night Live' Addressed Shane Gillis Firing in Season 45 Premiere
On Saturday, SNL returned for it's season 45 premiere, and many viewers were waiting to see how the show addressed the elephant in the room. In a since-deleted video from 2018, which was shared on Twitter by writer Seth Simons, Gillis makes racist jokes about Chinese people and makes offensive racial slurs. After a public apology from Gillis that many felt was half-hearted, Saturday Night Live decided to cut ties with Gillis. Gillis later addressed his firing, tweeting, "It feels ridiculous for comedians to be making serious public statements but here we are. Saturday Night Live airs live, coast-to-coast, Saturdays at 11:30 p.m.
Billie Eilish Delivers Mind-Bending 'SNL' Debut With Gravity-Defying Set That Is So
There's nothing Billie Eilish does that isn't next-level brilliant. Host Woody Harrelson introduced the singer as "the incomparable Billie Eilish," and he certainly didn't oversell just how incredible and unique her first set would be. For her second number, Eilish performed the somber "I Love You," which showed her versatility as a captivating performer. Ditching all the high-concept trappings of her first set, Eilish delivered a very stripped-down performance for her second set, showcasing her vocal talents while simply sitting next to her collaborator (and brother) Finneas O'Connell. Saturday Night Live airs live, coast-to-coast, Saturdays at 11:30 p.m.
'Saturday Night Live' Kicks Off Season 45 With Star-Studded Mockery of Donald Trump
Despite saying he's tired of playing Donald Trump, Alec Baldwin reprised his role as the embattled president in Saturday Night Live's Season 45 cold open, mocking his possible impeachment. "I told you, Mr. President, Ray Donovan is a fictional character. Call Ray Donovan. #SNLPremierepic.twitter.com/YIB9ReNd3p Saturday Night Live - SNL (@nbcsnl) September 29, 2019It makes sense that SNL is coming out swinging with some strong political comedy, considering the show just earned yet another Emmy last weekend. Saturday Night Live airs live, coast-to-coast, Saturdays at 11:30 p.m.
Emmys 2019: Bill Hader Addresses 'Saturday Night Live' Firing Shane Gillis
Saturday Night Live alum Bill Hader is weighing in on Shane Gillis' brief hiring and abrupt firing from the sketch comedy show after racist and homophobic comments surfaced. After attempting to sidestep the question, Hader stated, "I feel like you shouldn't want to hurt anyone's feelings, you know? "I only speak for myself, but like everybody, you have to grow," he added, before seemingly sharing his approval of Gillis' firing. "After talking with Shane Gillis, we have decided that he will not be joining SNL," a spokesperson for the show said on behalf of executive producer Lorne Michaels in a statement to ET. Following SNL's statement, Gillis tweeted, "It feels ridiculous for comedians to be making serious public statements but here we are.
Emmys 2019: Everyone Wants Maya Rudolph as an Awards Host After Another Hilarious Presenting Bit
The Emmys went without a host this year -- but seemingly set up Maya Rudolph to emcee the next awards show. We all just need to face facts that Maya Rudolph, Any Poehler and Tina Fey should host everything. #Emmys2019 Orianna Scafidi (@oscafidi) September 23, 2019@MayaRudolph presenting an Emmy Award should win an Emmy Award #Emmys GEOFFREY (@jeffreynola) September 23, 2019She's the only reason I found the skit funny. "The Emmys is not an audition for the Golden Globes," Oh said with a laugh. RELATED CONTENT:2019 Emmys: Notable First-Time NomineesSandra Oh Continues Historic Emmy Streak With 2019 NominationS for 'Killing Eve' and 'Saturday Night Live'2019 Creative Arts Emmy Awards: The Complete List of Winners
'Saturday Night Live' Male Cast Members Walk Emmys Carpet Together After Shane Gillis
The Saturday Night Live cast is showing solidarity at the 2019 Emmys. On Sunday, a few of SNL's male cast members -- Alex Moffat, Mikey Day, Kyle Mooney, Beck Bennett and Kenan Thompson -- posed on the red carpet together. Their red carpet appearance comes as the NBC variety show has been under fire lately after comedian Shane Gillis was announced as a new cast member and then was fired on Monday after his past racist and homophobic remarks surfaced. "After talking with Shane Gillis, we have decided that he will not be joining SNL," the statement read. Watch the video below to hear her thoughts:RELATED CONTENT:Abby Elliott Reacts to Shane Gillis Getting Fired From 'SNL' for Past Racist, Homophobic Remarks (Exclusive)'SNL' Fires New Cast Member Shane Gillis After Racist, Homophobic Remarks SurfaceNew 'SNL' Cast Member Shane Gillis Speaks Out After Slurs Resurface