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Jimmy Fallon to host SNL this December

Jimmy Fallon to host SNL this December

Jimmy Fallon will return to Saturday Night Live this December for one show only. Fallon made a name for himself on SNL but left in 2004 to pursue other ventures, including becoming the host of Late Night on NBC in 2009. Jimmy will be hosting Saturday Night Live on the 17th December, and Michael Bublé will be the musical guest promoting his new Christmas album. Speaking on Twitter, Jimmy said “I’m incredibly honored to be heading back to 8H where…

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Tina Fey to host SNL next month

Tina Fey to host SNL next month

Tina Fey will host Saturday Night Live again next month. It will be the third time she’s hosted the programme. The former SNL regular cast member will host the show on the 7th May. Tina announced earlier this week she’s five months pregnant with her second child. NBC Dallas-Fort Worth – “Pregnant Tina Fey to Host “SNL” in May”

Prestigious award for Letterman at US Comedy Awards

Prestigious award for Letterman at US Comedy Awards

David Letterman has received the prestigious Johnny Carson award at the first annual US Comedy Awards devised by Comedy Central. BBC News reports Letterman “was presented with the Johnny Carson award for comedic excellence at the event in New York”. The award is the highest honour at the ceremony. Letterman was greeted with a standing ovation when he came up to collect the award. He stood in front of the original curtain from Johnny Carson’s Tonight Show to be presented…

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Elton John and Helen Mirren to host SNL

Elton John and Helen Mirren to host SNL

British stars Sir Elton John and Dame Helen Mirren will host Saturday Night Live next month. Elton will host and perform on the 2nd April edition of SNL, and Helen Mirren will host the following Saturday (9th April) with music provided by the Foo Fighters. BBC News reports “Sir Elton last appeared on Saturday Night Live in 1982 when he performed Empty Garden and Chain in a show hosted by Johnny Cash”. BBC News – “Elton John and Helen Mirren…

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Classic Saturday Night Live on Sky Arts

Classic Saturday Night Live on Sky Arts

Sky Arts 1 are now screening classic episodes of Saturday Night Live every Saturday night at 11pm. The same episode is repeated the following day – Sundays at 2.05pm. This Saturday’s episode is from season 1 with guest host Elliott Gould with Leon Redbone, Harlan Collins and Joyce Everson. Sky Arts – Saturday Night Live Sky Arts – TV Guide listings for Saturday Night Live