‘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.

Cynthia Erivo tackles Aretha Franklin in ‘Genius: Aretha’

(LOS ANGELES) -- What made Aretha Franklin a genius?  That topic is explored in the limited series Genius: Aretha, premiering Sunday night on National Geographic, and then the next day on Hulu. Emmy-winner Cynthia Erivo, who plays Franklin in the series, had some answers when she spoke... 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.

Alec Baldwin and Jim Carrey reprise their roles, and Maya Rudolph takes on a new one as ‘SNL’ tackles the final presidential debate

(NEW YORK) -- This weekend's Saturday Night Live skewered Thursday's final presidential debate, with Alec Badwin and Jim Carrey reprising their roles as President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden, respectively.Maya Rudolph also returned, this time as debate moderator Kristen Welker.Highlights included the president's assessment of... Read More.

Alec Baldwin and Jimmy Carrey reprise their roles, and Maya Rudolph takes on a new one as ‘SNL’ tackles the final presidential debate

(NEW YORK) -- This weekend's Saturday Night Live skewered Thursday's final presidential debate, with Alec Badwin and Jim Carrey reprising their roles as President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden, respectively.Maya Rudolph also returned, this time as debate moderator Kristen Welker.Highlights included the president's assessment of... Read More.