Posts Tagged: saturday night live

INTERVIEW: ‘SNL Weekend Update’ Michael Che On Harry Styles And Boston

Harry Styles just dropped his new single, a throwback that recalls British artists of yesteryear entitled “Sign Of The Times.” He’ll perform it next weekend on “Saturday Night Live.” I jokingly asked Michael Che, the SNL star who co-anchors the “Weekend Update” desk, if he is receiving any extra ticket requests due to the One… Read more »

AUDIO: Garden Of Laughs Red Carpet Interviews

I was on the red carpet to cover arrivals at The Garden Of Laughs Comedy Concert, which benefited Madison Square Garden’s Garden Of Dreams Foundation, and spoke with actors Norman Reedus and Susan Sarandon along with performers Sebastian Maniscalco, John Oliver, Leslie Jones, Bob Saget and more. The event raised $2 million for the charity,… Read more »

MEDIA MONDAY:’s Andrew Nodell On Ariana, Mariah And Trump Senior Reporter Andrew Nodell called in to the show on Monday. He had news on Ariana Grande, Mariah Carey and Aaron Carter – who apparently won’t be voting in the upcoming election because of Internet trolls.

The Ever-Effortless Adele

Adele makes selling music and breaking records look as effortless as she does belting out notes. “Hello,” the highly-anticipated single from the artist’s forthcoming album 25, sold 1.1 million copies in its first week out. This is the first time that a song has sold a million copies in a week. The record-setting sales figure… Read more »

Photo: Robert Ascroft/Niche Media

WEEKEND SCOOP: New ‘Saturday Night Live’ Exhibit Opens

In our second week of “Weekend Scoop,” an old friend called the show – GOTHAM Entertainment Editor Juliet Izon, who talked about the newly-opened “Saturday Night Live: The Exhibition.” The exhibit brings visitors through a week at ‘SNL,’ from writing the show on Monday to performing it Saturday night. Izon attended the premiere party, and… Read more »

INTERVIEW: fun. Avoids ‘Sandy,’ Performs ‘SNL,’ Celebrates Election in Crazy 8 Day Span

They did not face the destruction, or the heartbreak, that many in the tri-state area dealt with. But, it has still been an eventful week and a half by almost anyone’s standards for the band fun. The group spent a day in the UK, and was supposed to land back in New York the night… Read more »

INTERVIEW: Coming off ‘SNL,’ Bruno Mars Plans on Sticking With Music… For Now

Bruno Mars may be receiving rave reviews following his hosting gig last weekend on “Saturday Night Live,” but the singer still isn’t taking himself too seriously. “Yeah, this is my launching pad,” a somewhat serious Mars said on 95.5 PLJ’s “The Ralphie Show,” before veering off. “I’m out of the music business. Me and Tom… Read more »

INTERVIEW: Karmin Contemplated Covering Whitney on ‘SNL’; Explains ‘Cheerio’ Line in ‘Brokenhearted’

Amy Heidemann idolized Whitney Houston as a child. She can remember singing along to Houston’s hits, attempting to mimic those massive vocal runs. The Berklee graduate dreamt that one day she could become as famous as the icon. Little did Heidemann know as a child growing up in Nebraska that a weird twist of fate… Read more »

Alec Baldwin Breaks the News that Justin Bieber Will Host ‘SNL’ Next Season

No one knows if Alec Baldwin is a “Belieber,” but fans of pop star Justin Bieber certainly love him this week. The actor, who hosts a bi-weekly podcast through WNYC-FM in New York, recently interviewed “Saturday Night Live” creator Lorne Michaels. The interview took place in Michaels’ 30 Rock office, and at one point in… Read more »

YOUTUBE TUESDAY: LiquorVille, UMass Amherst, Beyonce

Last week’s “Saturday Night Live” provided us with a number of memorable skits… here’s one of them, courtesy of Justin Timberlake and Lady GaGa.Round of applause for the kids in the Doo Wop Shop at UMass Amherst – this video posted months ago is suddenly gaining a ton of views on the net. Watch the… Read more »