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May 20, 2009: Five things NBC did right this season
Comments: 0 | Categories: Late Night , Saturday Night Live
The network has been a a whipping boy for rival executives all week. So here's five things NBC did RIGHT this season:

May 10, 2009: 'Star Trek' cast tackles hardcore fans on SNL
Comments: 0 | Categories: Saturday Night Live
Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto of the new Trek movie, along with veteran castmember Leonard Nimoy, stopped by Saturday Night Live for a modern spin on an old gag

April 5, 2009: SNL's 'Like a Boss' digital short
Comments: 27 | Categories: Saturday Night Live
Check out last night's catchy and increasingly bizarre "Like a Boss" video from the Saturday Night Live digital short crew, an effort that's going to...

February 15, 2009: SNL: Why using Nintendo Wii is like ... you know
Comments: 15 | Categories: Saturday Night Live
Original "Saturday Night Live" castmember Dan Aykroyd made a surprise guest appearance on the NBC comedy program last night. Aykroyd was in the opening sketch,...

December 14, 2008: Amy Poehler says goodbye on 'SNL'
Comments: 7 | Categories: Saturday Night Live
Amy Poehler signed off from Weekend Update with an emotional goodbye speech. The performer has been with "Saturday Night Live" since 2001 and plans to...

November 3, 2008: Sarah Palin's scary new 'SNL' appearance
Comments: 7 | Categories: Sarah Palin , Saturday Night Live
The black outfit. The burgundy chair. Threats-as-jokes. Sure, we get it. Sarah Palin, on Monday night's "Saturday Night Live: Presidential Bash," played off her recent...

November 2, 2008: Affleck mocks Olbermann on 'SNL'
Comments: 31 | Categories: Saturday Night Live
While hosting "Saturday Night Live," Ben Affleck offered his impression of left-leaning MSNBC "Countdown" host Keith Olbermann. The result is an eight-minute-plus insanely pompous tirade...

November 1, 2008: John McCain appears on 'Saturday Night Live'
Comments: 18 | Categories: John McCain , Saturday Night Live
John McCain (as himself) and Tina Fey (as Sarah Palin) mocked Barack Obama's infomercial in the opening segment of "Saturday Night Live." "Obama purchased airtime...

October 23, 2008: Ferrell and Fey return to 'Saturday Night Live'
Comments: 1 | Categories: Sarah Palin , Saturday Night Live
Will Ferrell returns to "SNL" to play George W. Bush giving governing advice to Tina Fey's Sarah Palin: "The office of vice president is the...

October 18, 2008: Sarah Palin sets 'SNL' ratings record
Comments: 406 | Categories: Sarah Palin , Saturday Night Live , Video
Sarah Palin's visit to "Saturday Night Live" drew the show's highest overnight rating in 14 years. Last night's telecast, hosted by Josh Brolin and featuring...

October 17, 2008: Thursday ratings: 'Hour' steady, 'Mars' and 'Kim' drop
Comments: 1 | Categories: CSI , Eleventh Hour , Grey's Anatomy , Hole in the Wall , Life on Mars , Saturday Night Live , The Office
The second week of CBS' new procedural drama "Eleventh Hour" matched its premiere rating to help the network win the night even as its powerful...

October 17, 2008: SNL's third presidential debate parody
Comments: 363 | Categories: Saturday Night Live
Last night's "Saturday Night Live" parody of Wednesday's debate mocked John McCain for having Joe the Plumber as his "imaginary friend." The sketch comedy show's...

October 10, 2008: 'SNL' special scores; 'Hour,' 'Mars' and 'Kath' debut
Comments: 0 | Categories: Eleventh Hour , Grey's Anatomy , Saturday Night Live , The Office
CBS took firm control of Thursday night with the return of its top-rated series "CSI," holding off competition from ABC's "Grey's Anatomy" and a strong...

October 10, 2008: SNL's Thursday night Obama-McCain debate parody
Comments: 1 | Categories: Barack Obama , John McCain , Saturday Night Live , Video
Here's last night's"Saturday Night Live" special that mocked the second debate between John McCain and Barack Obama ... proves SNL doesn't need Tina Fey to...

October 7, 2008: NBC to restore SNL bailout skit
Comments: 59 | Categories: Saturday Night Live
NBC is going to restore a Democrat-skewering "Saturday Night Live" sketch to its Web site Tuesday after yanking it down due to content concerns. The...

October 5, 2008: SNL's Palin vs. Biden debate spoof + ratings
Comments: 4 | Categories: Sarah Palin , Saturday Night Live , Tina Fey , Video
Tina Fey returned to "Saturday Night Live" to parody Sarah Palin's performance in Thursday's vp debate, with Jason Sudeikis playing Joe Biden. Here's the clip:...

September 28, 2008: 'Saturday Night Live' continues ratings roll
Comments: 6 | Categories: Sarah Palin , Saturday Night Live , Video
SNL continues to deliver strong numbers for its 34th season, with last night's episode up 46% from last year to deliver a 6.0 rating/15 share...

September 18, 2008: SNL vs. Palin, 'Mad Men,' CBS reviews
Comments: 0 | Categories: AMC , Mad Men , My Own Worst Enemy , Sarah Palin , Saturday Night Live
-- Hand-wringing SNL feels the need to defend satirizing made-for-parody vp hopeful Sarah Palin. "The trick with all of these people is to try to...

September 15, 2008: Phelps and Fey give SNL a record high
Comments: 0 | Categories: Michael Phleps , Ratings , Sarah Palin , Saturday Night Live , Tina Fey
The combination of Olympic hero Michael Phelps and comic Tina Fey gave "Saturday Night Live" its highest season premiere rating since 2001, according to Nielsen’s...

August 27, 2008: Michael Phelps to host Saturday Night Live
Comments: 18 | Categories: Michael Phleps , Saturday Night Live
Michael Phelps' victory lap on NBC continues, with the swimmer booked to make his acting debut on the 34th season premiere of "Saturday Night Live."...

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