Posts tagged: Saturday Night Live

Louis C.K. and SNL

Read about Louis C.K.’s long sort-of relationship with Saturday Night Live.

Charles Rocket +5

Charles Rocket, the former TV news anchor who joined the cast of Saturday Night Live only to be fired in 1981, killed himself five years ago today.Some think Rocket was a victim of the Saturday Night Live curse.

Tina Fey, Better-Than-Prime-Time Player

Tina Fey hosted Saturday Night Live this weekend and got better ratings than anything in prime time.Chalk it up as another victory for Sarah Palin if you like: people tune in just to see her parodied.  The video clip’s below — Fey starts slow, but picks up steam.  The ‘Wheel of Fortune’ moment is a good one.

You Will Pay $14.50 to See One of These Six People in the Year 2013

Memorize these names: Lauren Ash, Shelly Gossman, Anthony LeBlanc, Brad Morris, Andy St. Clair and Emily Wilson.In the year 2013 you’ll fork over $14.50 for a ticket to see one of them in a goofy 18-34 demographic comedy. Or you’ll watch two of them launch a catch-phrase on Saturday Night Live.