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Jon Rudnitsky Joins Saturday Night Live Cast

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Jon Rudnitsky Joins Saturday Night Live Cast

Originally posted 08/31/2015 12:25PM

Saturday Night Live is getting a new, fresh face.

Jon Rudnitsky, a 25-year-old stand-up comedian from New Jersey, will join the cast of the NBC show for season 41, according to Variety.

NBC said in a statement that Rudnitsky, who appeared in the Just for Laughs festival in Montreal this year, will join the sketch comedy show as a featured player, NBC News reports.

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Happy Birthday, Kristen Wiig! We're Celebrating with Her Funniest Moments

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Happy Birthday, Kristen Wiig! We're Celebrating with Her Funniest Moments

Originally posted 08/22/2015 09:05AM

Sidesplitting sketch comedy and laugh-a-minute films have made Kristen Wiig a Hollywood powerhouse.

The Saturday Night Live vet and Oscar nominee turns 42 today. The range of instantly quotable characters from her hilarious body of work – including a mischievous student, a baker whose friend's wedding leads to major mix-ups and a Disney princess gone wrong – proves that her last four decades have been well spent.

While the actress is busy filming the Ghostbusters reboot in Boston, we're taking a look back at her most memorable contributions to the world.

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Wiig's "on the clock and ready to rock" SNL character quickly became a favorite for fans of the classic variety show.

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Dinner Is Served! 8 Iconic TV Cooking Scenes

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Dinner Is Served! 8 Iconic TV Cooking Scenes

Originally posted 08/19/2015 03:35PM

Preheat your ovens and prep your vegetables: It's time to get cooking!

We're mixing up a small-screen feast in honor of the return of Young & Hungry. One of our most reliable sources of dinner inspiration (witness: Emily Osment's millennial food blogger Gabi effortlessly whipping up breakfast, lunch and dinner while also juggling her messy personal life), the ABC Family sitcom is just the latest in a long line of cooking scenes on television.

Below, we satisfy our cravings with some of our favorite TV culinary moments ever. Think of them as an amuse-bouche, if you will …

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Watch Hilarious Bonus Footage of Kate McKinnon's SNL Spoof of Justin Bieber

Originally posted 08/18/2015 10:00PM

[YOUTUBE "lvVba51ZHlk"] Kate McKinnon came into her own this past year on Saturday Night Live, and one of the biggest moments of her Emmy-nominated past season had to be her eerily spot-on impression of Justin Bieber in a parody of the singer's Calvin Klein commercial.

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I Am Chris Farley: Watch Christina Applegate Impersonate Comedian from the Classic SNL 'Motivational Speaker' Sketch

Originally posted 08/10/2015 12:30PM

When Christina Applegate hosted Saturday Night Live for the first time, she had no idea she'd be involved in one of the show's most iconic sketches.

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Who Ya Gonna Call? Ghostbusters Cast Comes in Costume to See Young Patients at a Boston Hospital

Who Ya Gonna Call? Ghostbusters Cast Comes in Costume to See Young Patients at a Boston Hospital

Originally posted 08/02/2015 04:00PM

Kids at the Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center in Boston knew the Ghostbusters reboot was filming nearby, and recently put up signs in the widows that spelled out, "Who ya gonna call?"

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SNL's Cecily Strong Reveals Her Favorite Real Housewife: 'They All Give So Much'

SNL's Cecily Strong Reveals Her Favorite Real Housewife: 'They All Give So Much'

Originally posted 07/22/2015 12:05PM

Cecily Strong delights in watching the antics of reality television personalities just as much as she enjoys skewering them on Saturday Night Live.

"That's my whole world," she said jokingly to PEOPLE on Tuesday night at the premiere of Staten Island Summer, her costar Colin Jost's Netflix-bound comedy in which she plays a lifeguard.

Strong rattled off an impressive list of the reality shows and channels she tunes in to.

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Original Saturday Night Live Cast Member George Coe Dies at 86

Original Saturday Night Live Cast Member George Coe Dies at 86

Originally posted 07/20/2015 01:55PM

George Coe, an original cast member of Saturday Night Live, passed away Saturday at age 86.

The actor died in Santa Monica, California, after a long battle with an unspecified illness, Variety reports.

Coe's extensive career spanned more than five decades. As one of the Not Ready for Prime Time Players, Coe starred in SNL's debut episode in October 1975 with Chevy Chase and Dan Aykroyd, appearing in several episodes throughout the first season.

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Kate McKinnon Shed 'Hot, Wet Tears' upon Learning of Her Emmy Nomination

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Kate McKinnon Shed 'Hot, Wet Tears' upon Learning of Her Emmy Nomination

Originally posted 07/16/2015 05:40PM

Kate McKinnon's Thursday got off to a great, albeit emotional, start.

"I was in my bed in Boston," the Saturday Night Live star, 31, tells PEOPLE of when she heard the news that she'd been nominated for outstanding supporting actress in a comedy series. "I'm here shooting Ghostbusters and had a night shoot until 6 in the morning. I got home and should have slept late, but I just couldn't."

And she was more than excited. "I'm crazed," says McKinnon. "There were just hot, wet tears."

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Chris Pratt Does His Best Jason Statham in Hilarious Unearthed SNL Skit

Chris Pratt Does His Best Jason Statham in This Hilarious Unearthed SNL Skit

Originally posted 06/30/2015 12:45PM

Chris Pratt showed off many talents – including his musical prowess – when he hosted Saturday Night Live's season 40 premiere last September. But we had to wait until now to see his uncanny Jason Statham impression.

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