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    ‘SNL’: Twerking Flautist Joins Orchestra on Short Notice

    In a skit on the April 16, 2022 edition of NBC’s “SNL” (“Saturday Night Live“), the DeVry Institute Orchestra were rehearsing for their upcoming performance. Their conductor (Mikey Day) admitted something was missing. As luck would have it, a seedy guy (Chris Redd) entered the room saying he manages his star “flutist” Beverly Gass (Lizzo). […]

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    ‘SNL’: Behind the Scenes of the ‘Making’ of The Black Eyed Peas’ Greatest Hits

    In a skit on the April 16, 2022 edition of NBC’s “SNL” (“Saturday Night Live“), it was a retrospective of a recording session at Interscope Records from 2008. Two music producers (Lizzo and Aidy Bryant) were helping the members of the group Black Eyed Peas — will.i.am (Kenan Thompson), apl.de.ap (Chris Redd), Taboo (Bowen Yang) […]

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  • Bowen Yang, Kenan Thompson, Alex Moffat, Chris Redd

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    ‘SNL’: The NBA on TNT Reports on Replacement Players

    In a skit on the January 15, 2022 edition of NBC’s “SNL” (“Saturday Night Live“), the “NBA on TNT” studio crew of Ernie Johnson (Alex Moffat), Kenny Smith (Chris Redd), and Charles Barkley (Kenan Thompson) were joined by famous Chinese basketball legend and former Houston Rockets center Yao Ming (Bowen Yang). They reported on the […]

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    ‘SNL’: ‘Family Matters’ and Steve Urkel Return in Drama Reboot (No, Not Really)

    In a parody promotion on the January 15, 2022 edition of NBC’s “SNL” (“Saturday Night Live“), on the heels of the upcoming dramatic reboot of “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” for Peacock, the streaming service is borrowing another classic 90’s sitcom and updating it as a drama: “Family Matters“. Taking place in Chicago, Steve Urkel […]

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    ‘SNL’: Weatherman Raps About Autumn At Unfortunate Time

    In a skit on the November 6, 2021 edition of NBC’s “Saturday Night Live,” the news program “Wake Up Rhode Island” featured their weatherman (Kieran Culkin) rapping about the arrival of the autumn season. Yet, an emergency alert popped up about an incoming severe storm, of which the weatherman was unprepared for — all while […]

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    ‘SNL’: Jason Sudeikis Returns as Vance the Dancer on ‘What Up With That’

    A classic skit returned to NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” on its October 23, 2021 edition: “talk show” “What Up With That” hosted by Diondre Cole (Kenan Thompson). His guests were “Dune” star Oscar Isaac, model Emily Ratajkowski and, although Cole kept referring to him as frequent guest/former Fleetwood Mac guitarist Lindsey Buckingham, “Succession” actor Nicholas […]

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    NBC Renews Comedies ‘Young Rock’ and ‘Kenan’  

    NBC is moving forward on second seasons of Tuesday night comedies “Young Rock” and “Kenan”. “Young Rock”, the semi-biographical tale of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson follows the actor and wrestler’s fictionalized childhood through three increasingly large Rocks (played by Adrian Groulx, Bradley Constant, and Uli Latukefu). “Kenan”, starring “SNL’s” Kenan Thompson, plays the widowed father […]

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