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The White House Correspondents' Dinner is bringing back the comedy with Kenan Thompson and Hasan Minhaj

With a presidential dust-up over dinner hour entertainment in the rear view mirror, the White House Correspondents' Association is returning to form and inviting a comedian to roast the president and the press at an annual awards gala this spring.
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Kenan Thompson Will Host This Year’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner

So there’s a chance that at least ONE President Trump will be in attendance The White House Correspondents’ Association dinner is an annual tradition that goes back almost one hundred years, and although it’s been customary for the sitting president and vice president to attend since the very first dinner in 1921, Trump has skipped out on all three that have occurred since he’s been in office. That really should come as no surprise, though, considering the White House Correspondents’ dinne...
Tags: White House, Humor, Donald Trump, Trump, Kenan Thompson, Kenan, White House Correspondents ' Association, WHCA, Hasan Minhaj, Darius Trump, Sloane Hughes, Kenan Thompson Will Host


SNL's Kenan Thompson, Hasan Minhaj of 'Patriot Act,' to headline White House Correspondents' Dinner

Kenan Thompson of "Saturday Night Live" and Hasan Minhaj of the Netflix show "Patriot Act" will perform at annual White House Correspondents' Dinner.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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White House Correspondents Dinner Returns to Comedy With Kenan Thompson, Hasan Minaj

They’re trying to laugh again at the White House Correspondents Association annual dinner. Long-running “Saturday Night Live” cast member Kenan Thompson will host the event, while comedian Hasan Minaj will be the featured entertainer for the evening, which has often served as a spotlight on relations between the media and the White House. Last year, […]
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Comedy Returns to the White House Correspondents’ Dinner. Will Trump?

Kenan Thompson of “Saturday Night Live” and Hasan Minhaj of “Patriot Act” are set to perform at the April 25 event.
Tags: News, White House, Vanity Fair, Freedom Of The Press, Thompson, Trump, Kenan Thompson, Wolf, Michelle, Seth, Meyers, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, News and News Media, White House Correspondents Assn, Hasan Minhaj


The Morning Watch: The Tricks of Faking a Single Take Shot, 2.5 Hour DGA Nominees Discussion & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, find out how long shots that appear to resemble single takes, such as the entirety of 1917, are created with seamless visual effects, camera movements, and editing tricks. Plus, watch the Director’s Guild of...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Kel Mitchell, Vox, Nickelodeon, Martin-Scorsese, Parasite, Video Of The Day, Quentin-Tarantino, Taika-Waititi, Guild of America, Sam-Mendes, All That, Danny Tamberelli, Josh Server, Lori Beth Denberg


Trolls World Tour Soundtrack Listing Unveiled

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Trolls World Tour soundtrack listing unveiled With just over two months left to go until the release of the animated musical comedy sequel Trolls World Tour, DreamWorks has taken to Twitter to unveil the list of songs set to appear and be performed by the cast members for the soundtrack! Check out the announcement with the full list of songs below! RELATED: Differences Don’t Matter in New Trolls World Tour International Trailer Get ready to rock! Check out the #Trolls...
Tags: Movies, Jamie Dornan, Soundtrack, Ozzy Osbourne, Anna Kendrick, Dreamworks, Kelly Clarkson, Justin Timberlake, Techno, Kenan Thompson, Anderson Paak, Kendrick, Blu Ray, Timberlake, Barb, Gustavo Dudamel


Let’s Pause to Appreciate the 6 Most Tom Hanks Things That Tom Hanks Has Ever Done

It’s unclear exactly when Tom Hanks took on the de facto role of but these days, it’s hard to deny that he’s earned the title. As one of the most beloved actors of his generation, Hanks’ effervescent influence has come to transcend his craft. At the 92nd Annual Academy Awards on Sunday, Hanks will find out whether he has won his third Oscar for his portrayal of Fred Rogers in A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (he previously won back-to-back Best Actor awards in 1994 and 1995 for his rol...
Tags: Twitter, Hollywood, Celebrities, News, Instagram, Uncategorized, Awards, Tom Hanks, David, West, Philadelphia, Keanu Reeves, Rogers, Central Park, Kenan Thompson, Elizabeth


The Morning Watch: ‘The Irishman’ Anatomy of a Scene, An Astrobiologist Breaks Down Apocalyptic Scenes & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, director Martin Scorsese provides insight into a scene from The Irishman involving a meaningful exchange between Robert De Niro and Joe Pesci. Plus, an a strobiologist breaks down apocalyptic scenes from m...
Tags: Interstellar, Movies, Matt Damon, Earth, New York Times, Robert-De-Niro, Snl, Mars, Gq, 12 Monkeys, The Martian, Seth Myers, Martin-Scorsese, The 5th Wave, Kenan-Thompson, De Niro


‘Saturday Night Live’ Lets J.J. Watt Follow the Tradition of Enthusiastic But Awkward Athletic Hosts

It’s Super Bowl weekend, so Saturday Night Live decided to have one of the NFL’s star players host the show. J.J. Watt is a defensive end for the Houston Texans, so it should come as no surprise that performing isn’t exactly his forté. But even so, the athlete hosted SNL with the same enthusiasm and energy that the likes of Peyton Manning, Michael Phelps and Charles Barkley have brought to Studio 8H. But it also came with the same awkwardness that comes from a lack of experience in acting, res...
Tags: Comedy, Television, Movies, Nbc, NFL, Snl, Houston Texans, Notre Dame, J J Watt, Kenan Thompson, Charles Barkley, Robbie, Madden, Saturday-Night-Live, TV Reviews, Peyton Manning Michael Phelps


‘Saturday Night Live’: Alec Baldwin Returns for ‘Judge Mathis’ Impeachment Court Sketch (Watch)

For those who have been disappointed with Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, “Saturday Night Live” has an alternative. The Feb. 1 episode of the late-night sketch comedy show kicked off with “The Trial You Wish Had Happened,” a cold open sketch featuring Kenan Thompson as Judge Mathis (yes, TV’s Judge Mathis) taking over the proceedings from […]
Tags: News, Saturday Night Live, Donald Trump, Alec Baldwin, Cecily Strong, Pete Davidson, Kenan Thompson, Kyle Mooney, Beck Bennett, Kate McKinnon, Mathis, Alex Moffat


Cecily Strong to Lead Musical Comedy Series at Apple TV+ Produced by ‘SNL’ Boss Lorne Michaels

Even though Apple TV+ doesn’t seem too keen to share their subscribers numbers after launching last year, the streaming service from the tech giant is showing no signs of slowing down when it comes to creating new content. A new addition to their slate of original programming is in the works from Despicable Me writers Cinco Paul and Ken Daurio and executive producer Lorne Michaels, the mastermind behind Saturday Night Live, and it will feature SNL cast member Cecily Strong in one of the lead ro...
Tags: Apple, Comedy, Television, Movies, Nbc, Casting, Aidy Bryant, Musical, Hulu, Cecily Strong, Kenan Thompson, Lorne Michaels, PAUL, Universal Television, Broadway Video, Appletv


Eddie Murphy’s Return To SNL Was A Holiday Miracle

YouTube/NBC This entire episode had me ho-ho-howling (forgive me) from start to finish Hyping something up for yourself, whether it’s a concert or an upcoming movie or even the opening of a new restaurant, can be a dangerous trap to fall into — nothing sucks more than being disappointed by something you’ve been really excited for. So for that reason I was trying to stay relatively cool about Eddie Murphy’s highly anticipated return to SNL, which, lemme tell you, was not an easy task. And...
Tags: Bill Cosby, Humor, Eddie, Eddie Murphy, Dave Chappelle, Kenan Thompson, Robinson, Sloane Hughes, Eddie Chris Rock Tracy Morgan


"One would think that Mr. Murphy was given his freedom to leave the plantation, so that he could make his own decisions; but he decided to sell himself back to being a Hollywood Slave."

"[Stepin Fetchit plus cooning equals the destruction of Black Men in Hollywood.] Remember, Mr. Murphy, that Bill Cosby became legendary because he used comedy to humanize all races, religions and genders; but your attacking Mr. Cosby helps you embark on just becoming click bait," instagrammed Bill Cosby's spokesman, quoted in "Bill Cosby’s spokesman rips Eddie Murphy as ‘Hollywood Slave’ over ‘SNL’ jab" (NY Post)The bracketed sentence is in the original Instagram but sanitized out of the NY Post...
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Eddie Murphy Rings in the Holidays with the Best ‘Saturday Night Live’ in Recent Memory

For the first time in 35 years, Eddie Murphy returned to host Saturday Night Live. Since this was also the Christmas episode, the pressure was on for this to truly be a television event. Thankfully, Eddie Murphy didn’t disappoint, and he brought a bunch of his friends with him, not to mention the cavalcade of guest stars that’s been popping up for the Democratic debate spoofing. The result was not only the best episode of the season, but one of the best episodes in recent memory. Let’s run thro...
Tags: Comedy, Television, Movies, Nbc, Snl, Eddie-Murphy, Kenan Thompson, Murphy, Robinson, Colin Jost, Michael Che, Gumby, Saturday-Night-Live, Maya-Rudolph, Chris-Rock, TV Reviews


Pete Davidson Dissolves ‘SNL’ Players in Scarlett Johansson’s ‘Avengers’-Themed Monologue (Watch)

Scarlett Johansson hosted “Saturday Night Live” for the sixth time on Dec. 14 and kicked things off with an “Avengers”-themed monologue. Stepping out on stage at Studio 8H in New York City, Johansson was first joined by Aidy Bryant who did a quick change from her cold open snowman character into Elf on the Shelf. […]
Tags: News, New York City, Saturday Night Live, Scarlett Johansson, Aidy Bryant, Pete Davidson, Kenan Thompson, Elf, Colin Jost, Johansson


Pete Davidson Dissolves ‘SNL’ Players in Scarlett Johansson’s ‘Avengers’-Themed Monologue

Scarlett Johansson hosted “Saturday Night Live” for the sixth time on Dec. 14 and kicked things off with an “Avengers”-themed monologue. Stepping out on stage at Studio 8H in New York City, Johansson was first joined by Aidy Bryant who did a quick change from her cold open snowman character into Elf on the Shelf. […]
Tags: News, New York City, Saturday Night Live, Scarlett Johansson, Aidy Bryant, Pete Davidson, Kenan Thompson, Elf, Colin Jost, Johansson


‘Saturday Night Live’: Kate McKinnon’s Greta Thunberg Tells Trump to ‘Grow Up’

With the December holidays upon us, “Saturday Night Live” took a brief detour from its usual parodies of political press conferences and the impeachment hearings to instead begin its Dec. 14 episode with a sketch about average families discussing the state of the world over dinner — with a special message from Greta Thunberg (as […]
Tags: News, Saturday Night Live, Cecily Strong, Kenan Thompson, Beck Bennett, Kate McKinnon, Bowen Yang, Greta Thunberg, Greta Thunberg Tells Trump


‘Saturday Night Live’: Kate McKinnon’s Greta Thunberg Tells Trump to ‘Grow Up’ (Watch)

With the December holidays upon us, “Saturday Night Live” took a brief detour from its usual parodies of political press conferences and the impeachment hearings to instead begin its Dec. 14 episode with a sketch about average families discussing the state of the world over dinner — with a special message from Greta Thunberg (as […]
Tags: News, Saturday Night Live, Cecily Strong, Kenan Thompson, Beck Bennett, Kate McKinnon, Bowen Yang, Greta Thunberg, Greta Thunberg Tells Trump


The Morning Watch: VFX Artists React to ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’, ‘The Mandalorian’ Episode 3 Easter Eggs & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, the VFX artists at Corridor Crew take a look at scenes from X-Men: Days of Future Past, Edge of Tomorrow, Swordfish, and more. Plus, check out nearly five dozen Easter eggs and references from the third epis...
Tags: Movies, Snl, X-Men: Days of Future Past, Visual Effects, Kenan-Thompson, Edge Of Tomorrow, Star-Wars, Video Of The Day, Saturday-Night-Live, Swordfish, Chris Redd, The Morning Watch, Corridor Crew, The Mandalorian


Differences Don’t Matter in New Trolls World Tour International Trailer

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Differences Don’t Matter in New Trolls World Tour International Trailer Universal Pictures and DreamWorks Animation have released the international trailer for their upcoming animated musical film Trolls World Tour, a follow-up to the 2016 blockbuster hit Trolls. The video features new footage of the titular singing creatures’ newest mission as they try to unite all kinds of Trolls to save their music from antagonist Queen Barb’s evil plans. The sequel is scheduled to hi...
Tags: Video, Movies, Jamie Dornan, Ozzy Osbourne, Anna Kendrick, Dreamworks Animation, Kelly Clarkson, Trolls, Justin Timberlake, Universal Pictures, Techno, Kenan Thompson, Anderson Paak, Kendrick, Blu Ray, Timberlake


All the latest production moves, hires and partnerships: October 23, 2019

Allie Avital has signed with Smuggler for worldwide commercial representation. The New York-born director is best known for music videos. Her video for Moses Sumney “Quarrel” won the Jury Recognition Award at SXSW in 2019 and she has worked with Kesha, Jidenna, Afro B., Serpentwithfeet, Kelsey Lu, Chromeo and others. She recently participated in the Venice Biennale Cinema College program to develop her debut feature film “The Naked Woman,” based on her short of the same name. Caviar has added...
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‘All That’ Revival Scores 13 More Episodes at Nickelodeon

The “All That” revival at Nickelodeon just got twice as big. Nickelodeon has issued an order for 13 more episodes of the new spin on the ’90s sketch comedy show, taking the total episode count for season 1 of the revival to 26. Variety reported exclusively back in February that an “All That” revival was in […]
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‘SNL’: Pete Davidson Returns for David Harbour’s ‘Stranger Things’ Monologue (Watch)

David Harbour hosted the third episode of “Saturday Night Live’s” 45th season and wasted no time poking fun at his Netflix supernatural drama “Stranger Things.” “SNL” cast member Pete Davidson, who had been noticeably absent for the first two episodes of the season, returned in this monologue as well. Although at first noting that he […]
Tags: News, Saturday Night Live, Pete Davidson, Kenan Thompson, Lorne Michaels, David Harbour


Phoebe Waller-Bridge Energizes ‘Saturday Night Live’, But Bowen Yang is the Breakout Star

Fresh off her big night at the Emmys, actress, writer, producer and all-around comedy stalwart Phoebe Waller-Bridge made her Saturday Night Live debut this weekend, and she brought an ample amount of energy to Studio 8H. Waller-Bridge is an experience comedian who knows how to work with the talented writers and cast of Saturday Night Live, and the result was an episode that was certainly better than the season premiere. But the most notable moment of the night came from a breakout bit from one ...
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Tyler Perry Honored With Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame + Idris Elba, Kerry Washington Pay Tribute During Ceremony… (PHOTOS + VIDEO)

Media mogul Tyler Perry recently unveiled his new star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame yesterday (October 1). During the ceremony, Perry reflected on his career offered hope and words of support to those who are still finding their way. “For anyone whose dreams may be on life support, I want you to walk past this star in particular and know that I’ve been there,” said Perry. Kerry Washington, who co-starred in Perry’s 2010 film “For Colored Girls”, Idris Elba, who starred in the 2007 movie “Dad...
Tags: Featured, Celebrities, Kerry Washington, News, Atlanta, Idris Elba, Hollywood Walk Of Fame, Kenan Thompson, Tyler Perry, Perry, Atlanta Gossip, Hollywood Walk of Fame Idris Elba Kerry Washington, Perry Kerry Washington


Nickelodeon’s All That Sneak Peek Features Return of the Loud Librarian

Nickelodeon All That sneak peek features return of the Loud Librarian Nickelodeon has released a new All That sneak peek of the sketch “Loud Librarian,” featuring Lori Beth Denberg reprising her role of Ms. Hushbaum, shouting and raising a ruckus in the library. Check out the video now in the player below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag...
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Pete Davidson And Paul Rudd Rapped About How Much They Love ‘Grace And Frankie’ And Honestly? Same

I need this on spotify It’s all over now, but for eight years Game of Thrones was the drama and violence-fuelled sun around which we all orbited. The buzz of Thrones dominated social media, water cooler talks at work, heated arguments over the holidays with distant relatives, and sometimes even the news. It was the most watched show in HBO history, but there are still those who never tuned in — like Pete Davidson. Last weekend’s SNL was the finale, and they ended on the perfect note to s...
Tags: Hbo, Humor, Jane Fonda, Pete Davidson, Grace, Kenan Thompson, Lily Tomlin, Frankie, Pete, Paul Rudd, Sloane Hughes