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  • Eddie Murphy to return to “Saturday Night Live” for SNL 40

    Eddie Murphy SNL

    This is big news Saturday Night Live fans! After nearly a 30 year absence from the show that made him a star, Eddie Murphy is returning to Studio 8H on February 15th. Murphy revealed the news during a phone interview with News One that he’d be taking part in the show’s 40th Anniversary special airing on the 15th (and right after the 19 day marathon). Read More

    Let’s watch J.K. Simmons promos for this week’s ep of “Saturday Night Live”

    JK Simmons is the host of Saturday Night Live this weekend. Since we’re midway thorough the week that means its time for some promos. These hit right around the time the NYC area was supposed to be crippled by snow, turns out, not so much.

    Blake Shelton hosted Saturday Night Live: he brought a wishing boot and spread some magic

    Blake Shelton SNL Bumpers

    Blake Shelton seems like a nice guy which is one of the reasons we found ourselves rooting for him when he hosted Saturday Night Live last night. Considering we aren’t too familiar with his music or his time as a judge on The Voice but damn that guy has a nice smile! Blake came into studio 8H to with some of his guitar and Southern charm, and put it on heavy. While Shelton was his charming self, some of the sketches felt like half-baked premises rather than fully realized sketches, but we did however get to see Leslie Jones laugh, a wishing boot, tested Pete Davidson’s sexuality, and Riblet, Riblet forever! Read More

    J.K. Simmons will host “Saturday Night Live” on January 31st

    JK Simmons SNLJuno’s Dad, J Jonah Jameson, drum teacher, oscar nominee, J.K. Simmons will host Saturday Night Live on January 31st and the musical guest will be D’Angelo. Which, to certain neighborhoods of Brookly, make this literally the most exciting SNL guest lineup we’ll probably get this year. ‘Cept for maybe Taylor Swift holds down the music with Kanye.

    Feel free to prep for a night of tight buttholes.

    Cut for Time: Comedy Club sketch from Saturday Night Live with Kevin Hart

    Comedian Bruce Chandling (Kyle Mooney) tries to sell Kevin Hart on a new idea, stand-up on TV. Enjoy this sketch that was unfortunately cut for time on this past weekends episode of SNL hosted by Kevin Hart.

    VH1 Classic to air 19-day marathon of “Saturday Night Live” to celebrate 40th anniversary

    SNL ChippendalesIf you managed to survive last year’s FXX marathon of every episode of the Simpsons ever, well, buckle up and find bottles to pee in because VH1 Classic is about to run a 19 day 433 hour marathon of every episode of Saturday Night Live ever to celebrate the iconic sketch comedy’s 40th season on the air. The marathon is set to run from January 28th to February 15th.

    Starting with season 39 and running backwards to season 1, the marathon ends with the first-ever episode of the show, which was hosted by George Carlin. And as timing has it, that first episode will run on the 15th between 6:30-8pm, then fans can turn over to NBC and watch an all new 3 hour special (8-11pm) celebrating 40 years of SNL. Read More

    Kevin Hart cuts promos for the first “Saturday Night Live” ep of 2015

    After too long a hiatus, Saturday Night Live is back! The first episode of the year will air this weekend (January 17th) and Kevin Hart is in the host chair. Time to watch the promos.

    Watch WOMEN’s first IFC Comedy Crib sketch ‘Snipers’

    Yesterday it was revealed that LA sketch group, WOMEN Comedy, would be moving to IFC. Starting today, the sketch group comprised of Allen Strickland-Williams, Dave Ross, Jake Weisman, and Pat Bishop will be releasing new sketches every week on’s Comedy Crib. Check out their IFC debut sketch, “Snipers,” featuring cameos from The Dress Up Gang’s Cory Loykasek and Donny Divanian.

    WOMEN Comedy makes the move to IFC’s Comedy Crib

    It’s always a great day when real talent get’s the recognition it deserves. In an a few announcements today, members of the LA sketch group, WOMEN, revealed via social media that they will be moving to IFC. WOMEN Comedy comprises of comedians Dave Ross, Jake Weisman, Allen Strickland-Williams and Pat Bishop.

    The crew will now be releasing new sketches every week, starting tomorrorw, on as part of IFC’s Comedy Crib.

    WOMEN Comedy started producing sketches for Youtube over two years ago, featuring such gems as Look at Allen, The Stuff, and Silly Time, one TLB’s picks for favorite sketches of the year.

    Best of 2014: Best sketchs of the year

    Best Sketches

    Sketch comedy hit a high mark in 2014. As stalwarts like Saturday Night Live continue to evolve with the times, newer sketch shows are beginning to hit their stride, while freshman ones just hit the block. So with that TLB staff got together to list their favorite sketches of the year. Read More