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‘SNL’ ISIS Sketch Criticized For Showing Dakota Johnson Joining Terror Group

A Saturday Night Live sketch showing a young woman joining ISIS is drawing criticism.

03/02/2015

Kate McKinnon, Aidy Bryant, Taran Killam and Kenan Thompson attend SNL 40th Anniversary Celebration at Rockefeller Plaza on February 15, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

‘SNL’ 40th Anniversary Bash Watched by 23 Million Viewers

The Nielsen ratings company says NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” 40th anniversary bash has drummed up a huge audience.

02/17/2015

Kate McKinnon, Aidy Bryant, Taran Killam and Kenan Thompson attend SNL 40th Anniversary Celebration at Rockefeller Plaza on February 15, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

‘SNL’ Celebrates its Big 4-0 with an Anniversary Special

With a measure of anniversary hoopla perhaps exceeded only by the nation’s bicentennial, “Saturday Night Live” celebrated its 40th season on Sunday with a 3½-hour gala of stars, laughs and memories.

02/16/2015

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TTYM: SNL Mocks The NFL, Will Ferrell Mocks Jeter And Giants Co-Owner Mocks The Cowboys

Here are four sports stories you may have missed this week.

10/03/2014

Don Pardo arrives at the Academy Of Televison Arts & Sciences’ 19th Annual Hall Of Fame Induction at the Beverly Hills Hotel on January 20, 2010 in Beverly Hills, California. (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Longtime ‘SNL’ Announcer Don Pardo Dies At 96

Few would recognize his face, but most would know his voice: that booming baritone that for nearly four decades would introduce the lineups on “Saturday Night Live.”

08/19/2014

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How To Save On Sightseeing In New York City

Many of New York’s top attractions can be visited for free or at a discount.

08/06/2014

Seth Meyers and host Jimmy Fallon visit 'Late Night With Jimmy Fallon' at Rockefeller Center on Jan. 28, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

New Host Seth Meyers Lands at NBC’s ‘Late Night’

The last piece of NBC’s big talk-show turnover will fall into place Monday when Seth Meyers debuts as host of “Late Night.”

02/24/2014

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Weekend Update: Seth Meyers Signs Off ‘SNL’

Seth Meyers has departed “Saturday Night Live,” just weeks before he begins his new job as host of “Late Night.”

02/02/2014

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1st Black Female ‘SNL’ Comic Since ’07 Makes Debut

Sasheer Zamata made a low-key but notable debut on “Saturday Night Live” as the first black female cast member since 2007.

01/19/2014

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: (L-R) Sasheer Zamata, Eliot Glazer, Michael Torpey, David Rooklin, and Ilana Glazer attend 'Inside Amy Schumer' Premiere Screening Party at Hudson Terrace on April 24, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images for Comedy Central)

NBC’s ‘Saturday Night Live’ Hires a Black Woman

NBC’s comic institution “Saturday Night Live,” criticized recently for a lack of diversity, said on Monday that it was adding a black woman to its repertory cast when new episodes start again later this month.

01/06/2014

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