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When we invite someone to take our EW Pop Culture Personality Test, we typically transcribe his answers for readers as well. But not this time. Text won’t capture the joy of watching Saturday Night Live star Jay Pharoah singing Imogen Heap and reenacting a scene from Friday. Enjoy the video below.

More SNL stars, present and past, acing our test:… Continue reading Watch ‘SNL’ star Jay Pharoah serenade EW with some Imogen Heap

We knew it was coming — but Seth Meyers has finally set an end date for SNL.

Today at the Television Critics Association press tour, where Meyers held a panel to talk about his new Late Night gig, Meyers revealed that Feb. 1 will his last time behind the Weekend Update desk, as he prepares for his new show’s Feb. 24 premiere. “It’s heartbreaking, but I’m really happy I came… Continue reading Seth Meyers calls impending ‘SNL’ exit ‘heartbreaking,’ admits to ‘Late Night’ nerves

‘SNL’ ratings big with Fallon, Timberlake

NBC got an early Christmas present: Saturday Night Live posted its biggest overnight numbers in nearly two years with host Jimmy Fallon and musical guest Justin Timberlake.

Last night’s holiday show delivered its strongest next-day number January, 2012 (Charles Barkley and Kelly Clarkson) and — if you exclude weeks where the ratings were boosted by NFL overrun — it’s the highest SNL since May, 2011 (Timberlake and Lady Gaga). SNL

snl weekend update thursday fox and friends SNL Weekend Update Thursday skewers Mitt Romney and Fox & FriendsIt’s an election year, which means “Saturday Night Live” gets an extra half hour every week during “SNL Weekend Update Thursday” to skewer all the ridiculous news that comes up on the campaign trail. The first 2012 edition featured a skit about the leaked Mitt Romney video that made fun of “Fox & Friends” as much as the Republican nominee, along with some feisty Update… Continue reading 'SNL Weekend Update Thursday' skewers Mitt Romney and Fox & Friends

It’s hard to know where to begin with Christopher Walken. The legendary actor has been in over 100 films, some of which are rightfully considered the best of all time. He’s also hosted “Saturday Night Live” seven times and appeared in more than a dozen plays.

In his newest movie, Walken is treading familiar territory, as one of the “psychopaths” in Martin McDonagh’s “Seven Psychopaths,” a film — which premiered this… Continue reading Christopher Walken On 'True Romance,' Obama's Policies And Why The 'SNL' Cowbell Skit Is Still Popular