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‘Saturday Night Live’ Mocks Ted Cruz’s Anti-Big Bird Stance with ‘Sesame Street’ Parody

After Ted Cruz called Big Bird “government propaganda” on Twitter because that fictional character’s account tweeted about the COVID-19 vaccine, “Saturday Night Live” saw an opportunity to create…

Comedian Benito Skinner Joins Billy Eichner’s ‘Bros’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Benito Skinner, the sketch comic and social media star, has joined the cast of Billy Eichner’s forthcoming romantic comedy “Bros.”  Set up at Universal Pictures, the Judd Apatow-produced…

‘Saturday Night Live’ Cold Open Takes Aim at NFL’s Jon Gruden Scandal; Daniel Craig Makes Cameo

“Saturday Night Live’s” cold open took aim at the scandal surrounding former Las Vegas Raiders coach Jon Gruden, who was forced out last week after revelations of shockingly…

Chloe x Halle, Sterling K. Brown, Andy Cohen to Participate in GLAAD’s Spirit Day

LGBTQ media advocacy organization GLAAD announced a preliminary list of celebrities, shows and networks set to participate in this year’s Spirit Day, the anti-bullying campaign taking place on…

‘Saturday Night Live’ Starts Season 47 With James Austin Johnson Debuting as Joe Biden

New “Saturday Night Live” featured player James Austin Johnson made his mark on the NBC late-night sketch comedy series immediately from the start of the Season 47 premiere:…

Saturday Night Live Loses Beck Bennett & Lauren Holt as Three Newcomers Join Cast

A handful of newcomers are joining Saturday Night Live for the upcoming 47th season, but a couple of familiar faces will also be leaving. As it is, most…

‘Saturday Night Live’ announces who is — and isn’t — leaving the cast

Two cast members are leaving the series ahead of the late-night comedy sketch show’s 47th season premiere on Oct. 2.

Beck Bennett Leaves ‘SNL’ as Cast Veterans Set to Return, Three New Featured Players Join for Season 47

Beck Bennett, the versatile “Saturday Night Live” player who has won notice for his impressions of Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence over eight…

‘The Crown’ and ‘Ted Lasso’s’ Big Emmy Wins Solidify TV’s New British — and Streaming — Invasions

Television’s British invasion was on full display Sunday night at the 73rd Emmys. Netflix’s “The Crown” and Apple TV Plus’ “Ted Lasso” — series both set in the…

#EmmysSoWhite: No Actors of Color Win Despite Record Nominee Lineup

The Primetime Emmy Awards were unable to capitalize on its historic and diverse nomination fields, with all major acting trophies going to white actors. Actors that were seen…

Bright Colors, Bold Choices Reign on the Emmys Red Carpet

If there was any doubt about the excitement about a post-pandemic re-emergence and the return of the Emmys to a live, in-person show, look no further than Sunday’s…

Emmy Awards 2021: The Winners List (Updating Live)

The wait is finally over! The 2021 Emmy Awards, celebrating the year’s best television and a return to live events, are here. Acclaimed actors, directors, writers, producers and…