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'Tonight Show' host Jimmy Fallon has quickly reached the apex of his career by showcasing his unflappable wit on the big stage.

Jimmy Fallon is on a roll. As if his epic, 10-minute Empire parody on The Tonight Show wasn’t great enough, he just transported us all to middle school with a Good Burger sketch with movie originals Kenan Thompson and Kel Mitchell. Not only did he bring them back for the All That sketch that morphed into a movie, the famous comedy […]

It was a funny concept, but it just didn’t pan out that way for television. “Saturday Night Live” tried to go all in for their “Def TedTalks Jam,” but it fell pretty flat. One good thing about the sketch was Jay Pharoah’s impression of Def Jam founder and hip-hop pioneer, Russell Simmons. He was dead on […]

Who says there’s a child star curse? There are plenty of celebrities who got their big break on children’s shows. Take a look at these stars who started out on shows for kids.

  Oooh wee, what’s up with that? What’s up with that?! According to TMZ, the rumor dancing across the internets is that SNL‘s longtime cast member Kenan Thompson is preparing to make his exit from Saturday night programming. Thompson, has been on the small screen for around two decades now. Many remember him from when […]

Several weeks ago SNL cast member Kenan Thompson defended the show’s lack of African-American female representation asserting that Black women who auditioned simply weren’t ready. “It’s just a tough part of the business,” he told TV Guide. “Like in auditions, they just never find ones that are ready.” Well, Roland Martin gathered some  comediennes on “NewsOne […]

  The sketch comedy show “Saturday Night Live” has been on the air longer than many of the current cast members have been alive. However, in the 38 years “SNL” has been broadcast, there have only been four black women to be a part of the cast. In a recent interview with TV Guide, actor/comedian […]

Kenan Thompson is about to have another go at having his own show. The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed that Thompson’s show, to be executive produced by SNL’s Lorne Michaels, is in development at NBC. They also report: Kenan Thompson, who has been with the sketch comedy series since 2003, is attached to write, star in […]

http://www.nbc.com/assets/video/widget/widget.html?vid=1371746 Saturday Night Live didn’t waste any time poking fun at one-time Presidential candidate Herman Cain’s decision to end his bid for the GOP’s nomination. Cain announced that he was dropping out of the race after a woman named Ginger White alleged that she had a 13-year-long affair with Cain and several other women claimed […]