Will Forte Sketchy MVPs

Sketchy MVPs: Will Forte from “Saturday Night Live”

We all love Amy Schumer, everyone knows how brilliant Key & Peele are, and you’ve watched Will Ferrell’s classic SNL sketches countless of times. But in this weekly column Sketchy MVPs, The Laugh Button shines a light on comedians from our favorites shows and troupes who don’t often get rightful credit for their contributions to sketch comedy. Last week, The Tonight […]

Drake SNL Video

Drake can’t quite catch on in cut for time “Work Banter” SNL sketch

Derek (Drake) has a hard time figuring out his new coworkers’ (Beck Bennett, Bobby Moynihan) banter while starting out at his new job. Drake hosted Saturday Night Live back on May 14th this year and despite the show being on hiatus until the new season, SNL is still pumping out sketches. From our May 14th […]

Gilda Radner Game Changers

Game Changers of Comedy: Gilda Radner

Saturday Night Live has showcased legends since it began. The original cast of performers birthed that precedent. They had no idea how big SNL was going to be. Maybe that is why they took so many risks that would define the forty-plus year institution. The first cast member to sign with the show was no […]

Maya Rudolph Sketchy MVPs

Sketchy MVPs: Maya Rudolph from “Saturday Night Live”

We all love Amy Schumer, everyone knows how brilliant Key & Peele are, and you’ve watched Will Ferrell’s classic SNL sketches countless of times. But in this weekly column Sketchy MVPs, The Laugh Button shines a light on comedians from our favorites shows and troupes who don’t often get rightful credit for their contributions to sketch […]

Martin Short - Ed Grimley Sketchy MVPs

Sketchy MVPs: Martin Short from “SCTV”

We all love Amy Schumer, everyone knows how brilliant Key & Peele are, and you’ve watched Will Ferrell’s classic SNL sketches countless of times. But in this weekly column Sketchy MVPs, The Laugh Button shines a light on comedians from our favorites shows and troupes who don’t often get rightful credit for their contributions to sketch comedy. […]

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Watch Saturday Night Live’s previously unseen “Phantom Screen Tests”

Everything we witness week in and week out on Saturday Night Live is only what “makes the cut”. There are plenty of un-aired sketches, pre-shot bits, and comedy that doesn’t test well during SNL’s dress rehearsal. Time can also be a factor when making a decisions as to what stays and what goes. A lot […]

Saturday Night Live Sketches 41 Lists

The 14 best sketches from season 41 of “Saturday Night Live”

This weekend put wrap on Season 41 of Saturday Night Live. After a major anniversary, we got ourselves a cast that went through some major overhaul and finally began to gel on many fronts. Lorne Michaels made no major cast shakeups during the off season, promoting Beck Bennett, Colin Jost, Kyle Mooney, and Sasheer Zamata […]

Tim Meadows Sketchy MVPs

Sketchy MVPs: Tim Meadows from “Saturday Night Live”

We all love Amy Schumer, everyone knows how brilliant Key & Peele are, and you’ve watched Will Ferrell’s classic SNL sketches countless of times. But in this weekly column Sketchy MVPs, The Laugh Button shines a light on comedians from our favorites shows and troupes who don’t often get rightful credit for their contributions to sketch comedy. Plenty […]