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Leslie Jones Named New SNL Cast Member

Originally posted 10/20/2014 10:50 PM

Leslie Jones Named New SNL Cast Member

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Saturday Night Live just added a new face to the cast of its 40th season.

Leslie Jones is the latest lady to join the show as a full-fledged cast member after becoming a writer earlier this year.

Jones first auditioned for the coveted spot last fall as one of twelve finalists, but the role was ultimately offered to Sasheer Zamata.

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Bill Hader Returns to Saturday Night Live (VIDEO)

Originally posted 10/12/2014 10:30 AM

Bill Hader Returns to Saturday Night Live (VIDEO)

The prodigal comic returns.

Wildly popular former cast member Bill Hader came back to 30 Rock on Saturday to host Saturday Night Live and, as might have been expected, there was plenty of laughter. How much, exactly?

Let's look at some of the SNL highlights below.

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Kevin Nealon Remembers Jan Hooks and the 'Crazy Stratosphere' of Her Talent

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Kevin Nealon was closer to Jan Hooks than most people in the '80s, even dating for a time as they shot to fame on Saturday Night Live.

On Thursday, Nealon recalled his former costar – who died earlier in the day at age 57 – as an incomparable talent.

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Sarah Silverman Hosts SNL: See the Show's Highlights Here

Originally posted 10/05/2014 11:35 AM

Sarah Silverman Hosts SNL: See the Show's Highlights Here

Can we talk about Sarah Silverman hosting Saturday Night Live?

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Chris Pratt and Ariana Grande Anchor Saturday Night Live's 40th Season Premiere

Saturday Night Live returned for its 40th season this weekend, hosted by Chris Pratt, fresh off the mammoth success of Guardians of the Galaxy.

How'd the show do on this important work anniversary? Let's take a look.

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Darrell Hammond to Take Over SNL Announcer Slot

Originally posted 09/18/2014 11:35 AM

Darrell Hammond to Take Over SNL Announcer Slot

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Don Pardo, the legendarily resonant Saturday Night Live announcer, died in August at the age of 96, leaving the voice-over seat for the show empty.

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Meet Your New SNL Weekend Update Anchor

Originally posted 09/12/2014 11:40 AM

Meet Your New SNL Weekend Update Anchor

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Live from New York, we have a new co-anchor for Weekend Update!

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Stars Recall the Thrill of Hearing Don Pardo Say Their Name for the First Time

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For so many stars, hearing Don Pardo say their name meant they'd arrived.

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Don Pardo, Legendary Voice of SNL, Dies

Originally posted 08/19/2014 07:15 AM

Don Pardo, Longtime Voice of Saturday Night Live, Dies at 96 | Don Pardo

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Don Pardo, the durable television and radio announcer whose booming baritone became as much a part of the cultural landscape as the shows and products he touted, including Saturday Night Live, died Monday in Arizona. He was 96.

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Why Seth Meyers Won't 'Aim for Viral' at the Emmys

Originally posted 08/18/2014 10:00 AM

Why Seth Meyers Won't 'Aim for Viral' at the Emmys

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What can we expect from Seth Meyers's Emmy Awards hosting gig?

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