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  • Michael Che to replace Cecily Strong as 'Weekend Update' anchor on 'Saturday Night Live'

    Michael Che to replace Cecily Strong as 'Weekend Update' anchor on 'Saturday Night Live'
    Comedian/writer Michael Che will replace Cecily Strong on the "Weekend Update" anchor desk for "Saturday Night Live's" 40th season. NBC confirmed the change late Thursday. Che will serve as co-anchor alongside Colin Jost, who joined the desk opposite...
  • Comic Pete Davidson joins 'SNL' as featured player

    Comic Pete Davidson joins 'SNL' as featured player
    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Young comedian Pete Davidson will join "Saturday Night Live" as a featured player, a spokeswoman for the program confirmed Monday, bringing into sharper focus the venerable late-night program's lineup as it prepares to enter...
  • Cecily Strong Responds to 'SNL' Weekend Update Replacement

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "Saturday Night Live" star Cecily Strong has broken her silence about being replaced by co-star Michael Che on the NBC variety show's "Weekend Update" desk. "I don't see this as me leaving update, just as me being on update in...
  • Kristen Wiig, Bill Hader Celebrate 'The Skeleton Twins' Premiere

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Wednesday night's West Coast premiere of Lionsgate-Roadside's drama "The Skeleton Twins" at the Arclight evoked multiple memories of sibling strangeness. Director Craig Johnson allowed during the afterparty at the Argyle Club...
  • Vieira returns to daytime TV

    If it were up to Meredith Vieira, her new talk show would have taken place in her living room with an intimate audience bused in for every episode. Her husband nixed it. The compromise: hauling one of her oldest chairs, tattered over the years by...
  • Chris Pratt and Ariana Grande kick off 40th season of 'SNL'

    Chris Pratt and Ariana Grande kick off 40th season of 'SNL'
    Fresh off his success as leading man in "Guardians of the Galaxy," Chris Pratt will kick off the 40th season of "Saturday Night Live" as host, with Ariana Grande joining him as musical guest on the Sept. 27 premiere, NBC announced Wednesday. Sarah...
  • James Corden Set For CBS 'Late Late Show' Slot

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - CBS will replace the quirky Craig Ferguson in its post-midnight "Late Late Show" with British actor James Corden, in what looks to be the last - at least for now - of a major series of talent shifts in wee-hours programming set...
  • Chris Pratt, Sarah Silverman to Host 'Saturday Night Live' in 40th Season

    Fresh off his success as leading man in "Guardians of the Galaxy," Chris Pratt will kick off the 40th season of "Saturday Night Live" as host, with Ariana Grande joining him as musical guest on the Sept. 27 premiere, NBC announced Wednesday. Sarah...
  • Review: 'The Skeleton Twins' ★★ 1/2

    Review: 'The Skeleton Twins' ★★ 1/2
    Some weeks at the movies are like this. You settle for wonderful actors doing some wonderful acting with scripts that support those efforts even as they limit them. In "The Skeleton Twins," Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader play Maggie and Milo, grown twins...
  • Riot Fest: Sun shines on day two

    Riot Fest: Sun shines on day two
    Reports from Saturday, day two at Riot Fest in Humboldt Park, from Greg Kot (GK) and Bob Gendron (BG): 12:02 p.m.: Humboldt Park looks destroyed. Little, if any effort, has been made to cover the vast mud fields with straw or drying agents. Lollapalooza...
  • Alessandro Uzielli is a driving force in Ford's presence in Hollywood

    Alessandro Uzielli is a driving force in Ford's presence in Hollywood
    The gig: Alessandro F. Uzielli is the head of Ford Motor Co.'s Global Brand and Entertainment division. At 47, this great-great-grandson of Henry Ford is responsible for ensuring Ford vehicles a high profile in Hollywood movies and TV shows. (That's why...
  • Michael Che to replace Cecily Strong as 'SNL' 'Weekend Update' co-anchor

    Michael Che to replace Cecily Strong as 'SNL' 'Weekend Update' co-anchor
    Late night television may have entered a kinder, gentler era, but the competition for fake-news talent remains fierce. On Thursday "Saturday Night Live" announced that comedian Michael Che, who made his debut as a correspondent on "The Daily Show With...