‘SNL’ cold open tackles the Derek Chauvin trial

Saturday Night Live aimed this weekend's opening sketch at testimony from forensics experts at the trial of Derek Chauvin, the ex-Minneapolis Police officer accused of killing George Floyd after kneeling on his neck while in custody. SNL's Ego Nwodim, Kenan Thompson, Kate McKinnon and Alex Moffat played the anchors on the fictitious... Read More.

“SNL” cold open tackles the Derek Chauvin trial

Saturday Night Live aimed this weekend's opening sketch at testimony from forensics experts at the trial of Derek Chauvin, the ex-Minneapolis Police officer accused of killing George Floyd after kneeling on his neck while in custody. SNL's Ego Nwodim, Kenan Thompson, Kate McKinnon and Alex Moffat played the anchors on the fictitious... Read More.

‘SNL’ cold open tackles the COVID-19 vaccine rollout

(NEW YORK) -- A day after the FDA approved the emergency use of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine, Saturday Night Live offered its take on the rollout in this weekend's cold open. The bit featured Heidi Gardner as President Donald Trump’s COVID-19 coordinator Deborah Birx and Kate McKinnon playing Dr. Anthony Fauci this time.  Brad... Read More.

‘SNL’ spoofs Rudy Giuliani and his witnesses at Michigan election fraud hearing

(NEW YORK) -- Kate McKinnon returned as President Donald Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani and Cecily Strong played his key witness Melissa Carone in Saturday Night Live's cold open, which parodied the recent Michigan hearings that debated allegations of election fraud. McKinnon's frequently flatulent Giuliani opened the sketch by declaring that he'd... Read More.