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Bill Cosby and Eddie Murphy
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CNN
December 23, 2019 - 4:33 pm
A spokesman for Bill Cosby has fired back at Eddie Murphy after the comedian made jokes at Cosby's expense during his opening monologue on "Saturday Night Live." Read more here.
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Shane Gillis
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CNN
September 16, 2019 - 4:26 pm
"Saturday Night Live" has fired one of its most recent hires, Shane Gillis, just days after videos of comedian making bigoted comments came to light. Read more here.
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Shane Gillis defends himself
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CNN
September 13, 2019 - 3:10 pm
New "Saturday Night Live" cast member Shane Gillis has issued a statement in response to criticism over racially insensitive comments he made as part of his podcast. Read more here.
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Gritty
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Rachel Kurland
May 15, 2019 - 10:52 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Coming off the high of winning an award, the next obvious appearance for any distinguished celeb would be a guest spot on "Saturday Night Live." On Monday, Gritty won a Webby Award for best sports-related social media. By Tuesday, Kenan Thompson invited him to be on...
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Alec Baldwin
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February 17, 2019 - 11:11 am
By Frank Pallotta, CNN Business (CNN) — Alec Baldwin's President Trump returned to NBC's "Saturday Night Live" after a few weeks away to declare a national emergency and explain why the country needs a wall on its southern border. "I'm here to declare a very urgent, important national emergency,"...
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Matt Damon as Brett Kavanaugh
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September 30, 2018 - 11:18 am
By Frank Pallotta (CNN) -- "Saturday Night Live" kicked off its season premiere Saturday with a sketch about this week's hearing of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. The twist? Kavanaugh was played by Matt Damon. The 44th season premiere of the NBC sketch series opened with Damon playing...
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In this Sept. 13, 2018 file photo, Emmy Award statuettes are displayed inside the Lindt Chocolate Lounge inside the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles. The 70th Emmy Awards will be held on Monday.
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September 17, 2018 - 7:09 am
By Lynn Elber, AP Television Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — As Emmy Award nominees nervously wait to hear their name called, or not, there's more on the line at Monday night's ceremony than personal glory. "Saturday Night Live" creator Lorne Michaels, producing his second Emmy telecast in 30 years, is...
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Pete Davidson Ariana Grande Engaged
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June 21, 2018 - 10:14 am
By Sandra Gonzalez, CNN (CNN) -- No joke here: Ariana Grande is engaged to "Saturday Night Live" performer Pete Davidson. The "SNL" star confirmed the news in an appearance on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" on Wednesday. Welcoming Davidson to the show, Fallon joked, "Now, you know you...
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Stormy Daniel on SNL
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May 06, 2018 - 8:31 am
By Frank Pallotta (CNN Money) -- "A storm's a comin', baby." That's what the actual Stormy Daniels said to Alec Baldwin's President Donald Trump on this week's edition of "Saturday Night Live." The actress appeared in the cold open alongside many other big names that surround Trump. One such name...
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Tina Fey presents the award for Leading Actor in a Musical at the 71st TONY Awards.
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April 19, 2018 - 2:47 pm
By Lisa Respers France (CNN) -- Will she bring her Sarah Palin impersonation back? That's just one of the questions as Tina Fey is set to host "Saturday Night Live" for a sixth time. The show announced via Twitter on Wednesday that Fey will return for the Season 43 finale of "SNL" on May 19. Some...
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