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Gymnast Gabby Douglas is facing a major setback at the 2016 Rio Olympics. According to reports, Douglas won’t be advancing to the all-around finals. Even though Douglas finished with the third highest score in the Olympic qualifiers on Sunday, only two people per country can compete in the all-around finals, preventing her from defending her […]

After Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump appeared to reluctantly disavow the endorsement of former KKK leader David Duke and then made supporters raise their right hands and pledge to vote for him, Saturday Night Live found perfect fodder to spoof an ad for the front-runner's candidacy.

He’s back like he never left. Since the devastating car crash that left him critically injured in 2014, Tracy Morgan returned to television last night to host SNL. Some may have wondered whether he was up to the task, and Tracy addressed the doubters with humor in his opening monologue:  “People were wondering: Can he speak? Does […]

NewsOne’s Top 5 takes a quick look at the trending stories you’re talking about: He’s Back! Tracy Morgan To Host “Saturday Night Live” In October NewsOne Now Honors The Life And Legacy Of Civil Rights Icon Julian Bond From A $1 Billion Library To Criminal Justice Reform, Here Are Some Of Obama’s Post-Presidential Plans Boyfriend Charged […]

Tracy Morgan, who was gravely injured in a car accident last year, will host the third episode of SNL's new season on October 17.

In a stern condemnation of violence against Blacks by police, Saturday Night Live this weekend featured a parody of a cop who, well, goes out of his way to beat up Black men. The lead character of the sketch, Blazer, played by SNL cast member Taran Killam, punches every Black man he sees, including those […]

When NBC announced that ‘Empire’ star Taraji P. Henson would host ‘Saturday Night Live’ on March 11, #CookieMonsters ’round the world rejoiced. SEE ALSO: Spike Lee To Tackle Chicago Violence In New Film For Amazon, ‘Chiraq’ SNL, now in its 40th year, has launched the careers of scores of this country’s premiere comedians, including Eddie Murphy, […]

UPDATED Thursday, February 19, 2015, 4:25 p.m., EST- Bill Cosby said he approves of Eddie Murphy’s reported decision not to play him on the Saturday Night Live 40th anniversary special, according to NBC News. “I am very appreciative of Eddie and I applaud his actions,” the embattled comedian said through a spokesman. Earlier: Legendary funnyman, Eddie […]

Forget that All-Star business, the air was pretty rare in Studio 8H last night as Lorne Michael‘s cultural juggernaut, Saturday Night Live, aired “SNL 40,” a black-tie celebration of its last 40 years on TV. SNL is an American rite of passage on Saturday nights and has spawned a slew of famous comedians, comedic writers, […]

  R&B singer D’Angelo (pictured) used his “Saturday Night Live” performance this weekend to bring the murders of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, and Eric Garner to the fore, just weeks after his first CD release, which came after a years-long career hiatus that was dogged by persistent rumors of substance abuse and arrests. RELATED: NewsOne Minute: 45-Year-Old Founder […]

Tracy Morgan is still struggling to recover from a severe brain injury suffered in a highway crash over five months ago, and it’s uncertain if he will be “the Tracy Morgan he once was,” his lawyer told a New Jersey courtroom on Tuesday, NBC News reports. RELATED: Brain Injury, Tracy Morgan May Never Perform Again […]

“Saturday Night Live” has decided to keep the diversity ball rolling, appointing a black cast member to the “Weekend Update” desk. BuzzFeed reports: For the first time in the history of Saturday Night Live, there will be two men anchoring the “Weekend Update” segment. And for the first time in the history of the show, one […]