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Lena Dunham Set to Make Debut as SNL Host

Lena Dunham to Host Saturday Night Live for the First Time

Originally posted 02/25/2014 01:00PM

She's a New York native – and she's about to make her "live from New York" debut.

Lena Dunham will host Saturday Night Live for the first time on March 8, Variety reports.

"Thank you for the SNL love," Dunham Tweeted Tuesday. "Can't wait to debut my character 'girl who googled serial killers all night & has lots to say!' "

No word yet on whether Dunham, 27, will lampoon Girls on the long-running sketch-comedy program. But if she does, it wouldn't be the first time SNL has poked fun at Dunham's hit HBO show, which follows the lives of four young New York women trying to find their place in the world.

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Which SNL Alum Is Joining Seth Meyers on Late Night? | Fred Armisen, Seth Meyers

Fred Armisen Joins Seth Meyers on Late Night

Originally posted 02/10/2014 06:45PM

Fred Armisen will join Seth Meyers's inaugural season of Late Night as the show's band leader.

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Former Saturday Night Live Star Chris Kattan Arrested on Suspicion of DUI

Chris Kattan Arrested on Suspicion of DUI

Originally posted 02/10/2014 10:35AM

Authorities say former Saturday Night Live star Chris Kattan has been arrested on suspicion of drunken driving after his Mercedes struck a Department of Transportation vehicle on a Southern California freeway.

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Amy Poehler: Female Friends Will Outlast the Men in Your Life

Amy Poehler: Female Friends Will Outlast the Men in Your Life

Originally posted 02/06/2014 08:45AM

It's no surprise to hear that Amy Poehler is all about girl power.

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Seth Meyers Surprises Fan on Say Yes to the Dress | Seth Meyers

Seth Meyers Surprises Fan on Say Yes to the Dress

Originally posted 02/03/2014 02:30PM

Even with his departure from Saturday Night Live and his transition to Late Night, Seth Meyers has found time in his busy schedule to visit a deserving fan.

On the season premiere episode of Say Yes to the Dress, airing Feb. 21 (9 p.m. ET) on TLC, Meyers, 40, surprises Shealynn Casserly, a medic who was injured in a roadside bomb explosion in Afghanistan.

Shealynn is planning her wedding and looking for that perfect dress while she heals from her injuries, and Meyers shows up at Kleinfeld Bridal in New York City, to help out and prove what he's learned about dress shopping.

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Seth Meyers Bids Emotional Goodbye to 'Weekend Update'

Originally posted 02/02/2014 12:00AM



Melissa McCarthy hosted Saturday Night Live this week, and despite an opening monologue that saw her having a wire-assisted fight with Bobby Moynihan, the show was really about one event: Seth Meyers' last appearance at the 'Weekend Update' desk.

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Justin Bieber Heads to Panama, Grammys Party Pics You Need to See & More from the Weekend

What You Missed Over The Weekend

Justin Bieber's in Panama – so Who's Partying This Grammys Weekend?

Originally posted 01/26/2014 07:30PM

The biggest names in music, entertainment and, well, twerking came together this weekend in celebration of the industry's biggest night.

On and off the red carpet, here's what you missed:

5. So What's Justin Bieber Doing Now?

Not even an arrest can slow down Bieber, who resurfaced in Panama on Saturday, days after he was charged with DUI, driving without a valid driver's license and resisting arrest. He was spotted on the beach with a bikini-clad blonde who is believed to be Chantel Jeffries – the model who was with the singer when his yellow Lamborghini was pulled over by Miami police. PHOTO: Biebs on the beach.

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Watch Leonardo DiCaprio and Jonah Hill Reenact Titanic Scene on SNL

Leonardo DiCaprio and Jonah Hill Reenact Titanic Scene on Saturday Night Live

Originally posted 01/26/2014 12:45PM

Jonah Hill is nominated for an Oscar for The Wolf of Wall Street but that doesn't mean he can get away with acting like a big shot. At least according to his costar, Leonardo DiCaprio.

Hill, who was hosting Saturday Night Live, acted a little bothered when several SNL cast members began asking him about the Wolf star during his opening monologue.

"What is it like working with Leonardo DiCaprio?" asked one. "What's Leo's hair like, is it like beautiful?" asked another.

Then Taran Killam, dressed as Hill's Moneyball costar Brad Pitt, asked, "What's DiCaprio like? I bet he's the best!"

Hill, 30, then explained that Leo wasn't even supposed to be in the movie with him. That's when DiCaprio, 39 walked onto the set. "I have a question," he asked. "What the hell are you doing, man?"

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Colin Jost: 5 Things to Know About SNL's New Weekend Update Host

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Colin Jost: 5 Things to Know About SNL's New Weekend Update Host

Originally posted 01/24/2014 09:40AM

Live from New York, it's Colin Jost!

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Bradley's Hot Date, the Only SAG Candids You Need to See & More from the Weekend

What You Missed Over The Weekend

Bradley Cooper's Hot Date, the Only SAG Candids You Need to See & More from the Weekend

Originally posted 01/19/2014 08:00PM

The biggest names in film, television and, well, hair – we're looking at you, Jared Leto – flocked to the Screen Actors Guild Awards on Saturday night for what was easily the most star-studded event of the weekend.

On and off the red carpet, here's what you missed:

5. Live from New York, It's Sasheer Zamata!

Saturday Night Live debuted its newest cast member – and Zamata was in good company. Drake also showed off his comedy chops, as well as his command of the mic, natch. Watch the highlights.

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