SNL: Natalie Portman plays Millie Bobby Brown in Stranger Things sketch

Natalie Portman offered up a spot-on impression of Millie Bobby Brown on SNL, playing Eleven in a Stranger Things sketch. The sketch comes after fans pointed out uncanny similarities between Portman and 13-year-old Brown, posting side-by-side pictures of the actresses. In the sketch, Portman’s Eleven discovers there are “others here like me,”

SNL: Natalie Portman raps about Star Wars prequels

She never said she was a role model. Natalie Portman returned to Studio 8H this weekend to host Saturday Night Live for the second time, and she followed up her iconic “Natalie Raps” digital short from 2006 with another expletive-filled rap about her life. “The last time you were here, I

SNL: Tina Fey and Rachel Dratch star in colonial Super Bowl send-up

Former Saturday Night Live stars Tina Fey and Rachel Dratch returned to the show to celebrate their respective home teams facing off in the Super Bowl by facing off against each other with some Revolutionary War-era trash talk. Philly native Fey and Massachusetts-bred Dratch played women gloating about their respective

SNL: Natalie Portman's Jackie Kennedy advises Melania Trump

Queen Amidala’s regal robe wasn’t the only old costume Natalie Portman donned once again on this weekend’s Saturday Night Live; she also stepped back into Jackie Kennedy’s impeccable pink wool boucle suit one more time to show a fellow fake first lady some support. Cecily Strong’s Melania Trump —

Leslie Jones joins 2018 Winter Olympics coverage as NBC contributor

Leslie Jones is going for gold. The Saturday Night Live star is officially joining the NBC team’s coverage of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, as a contributor. Appearing on TV and digital platforms, she will cover live events, meet athletes, and generally share her enthusiasm for the

‘Saturday Night Live’ recap: Will Ferrell

Will Ferrell returned to Studio 8H for the first time since a 2015 cold-open cameo, alongside returning musical guest Chris Stapleton. Ferrell remains one of Saturday Night Live’s most beloved alumni, and this marked his fourth return as host since leaving the show in 2002. Though he kicked off the

SNL tackles uncomfortable Aziz Ansari conversation

Saturday Night Live addressed how hard it is to talk about the allegations against Aziz Ansari in a post-Weekend Update sketch. Earlier this month, Ansari was accused of sexual misconduct in a controversial column published on Babe.net, which sparked backlash against the #MeToo movement. In SNL‘s sketch, host Will Ferrell, Kenan Thompson,

SNL: Will Ferrell sings 'pedophile anthems' in infomercial spoof

Saturday Night Live ended the night with a hilarious infomercial featuring a very creepy musician. In the final sketch of the night, Joanne (Kate McKinnon) and Glenn (Beck Bennett) are tasked with selling the five-disc box set containing the complete works of 1950s rock-and-roll icon Chucky Lee Byrd (Will

SNL: Natalie Portman to host in February

Natalie Portman is set to return to Saturday Night Live for the first time in more than a decade. The acclaimed actress has been tapped as host of the venerable sketch comedy’s Feb. 3 episode, with Dua Lipa serving as musical guest for the first time. Portman made her hosting debut

Ruth Bader Ginsburg on #MeToo: ‘It’s about time’

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said “it’s about time” the #MeToo movement has taken off — as she recounted her own experiences with sexual harassment. “I think it’s about time,” the 84-year-old justice said. “For so long, women were silent, thinking there was nothing you could do about

SNL asks What Even Matters Anymore in Trump-themed game show

Amid a tumultuous few weeks for President Trump in which he purportedly referred to African nations as “s‑‑‑hole countries,” was buffeted by reports that he once paid off a porn star to keep quiet about an alleged affair, and failed to prevent a government shutdown, Saturday Night Live

Saturday Night Live puts a dark spin on The Fresh Prince

Fans of Will Smith’s beloved ’90s sitcom may have thought his life got flipped and turned upside-down in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, but that had nothing on Saturday Night Live’s recent parody. In this weekend’s episode, hosted by Jessica Chastain, SNL re-imagined the intro to The Fresh Prince with

'SNL': Bart Simpson lookalike laments being a victim of bullying

On this weekend’s Saturday Night Live, a Google Talks session went in an unexpected direction when one attendee revealed the reason why he experiences bullying: He looks exactly like Bart Simpson. The man, played by Mikey Day, sported the bright red t-shirt and spiked bleach-blonde hair characteristic of The Simpsons‘ mischievous middle child.

Saturday Night Live recap: Season 43, episode 10

Saturday Night Live It’s been 28 days since the last episode of Saturday Night Live, which in the President Donald Trump era equates to roughly 35 episodes’ worth of material. And the return was worth the wait as Sam Rockwell and company turned in a strong episode, packed with

SNL: Sam Rockwell sings and dances through his monologue

Sam Rockwell is having a pretty good start to 2018 – after winning a Golden Globe last weekend for his role in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, the actor kicked off his Saturday Night Live hosting stint with a little song and dance. “Most of you probably know me as

Saturday Night Live recap: Season 43, episode 8

Saturday Night Live James Franco hosted SNL for the fourth time on Saturday. Ostensibly the gig was meant to promote his new movie The Disaster Artist, about the making of so-bad-it’s-good cult classic The Room. But in a surprising development, The Disaster Artist was mentioned only once in the

SNL: Sam Rockwell promo is some Golden Globe-level prep

Sam Rockwell is beyond prepared for his Saturday Night Live hosting gig this weekend. Taking the Studio 8H stage with cast member Aidy Bryant, he shows off his “Golden Globe-level prep” work. Get it? ‘Cause Rockwell won a Golden Globe this past Sunday. One of the stars of Three

Musicians Who Have Never Performed on ‘Saturday Night Live’

“Saturday Night Live” has long been an iconic spot for musicians, breaking up the sketch comedy show with two live performances. Throughout the show’s 43 seasons, hundreds of artists have performed on the show, either as a fresh act or as an established favorite, singing songs off a new album. Still,

‘SNL’ Does Its Best To Catch Up On A Summer Of Trump Jokes

“Saturday Night Live” returned with vengeance in its 43rd season Saturday, doing its best to catch up with President Donald Trump’s escapades over the last few months. In a rushed cold open, “SNL” hit on Puerto Rico, football protests, and administration shake ups, to name a few.  The season opened

Students blast Steve Martin’s King Tut skit as racist

Comedian Steve Martin’s famous portrayal of King Tut on “Saturday Night Live” has suddenly come under fire by students at an ultra-liberal college in Oregon. Students in a humanities class at Reed College blasted the inclusion of the ancient skit in their coursework, branding it a vile example of