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Top 10 SNL Political Sketches

Top 10 SNL Political Sketches

By Lily Dolin, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Staff Writer Lily Dolin shares her personal Top 10 political sketches from "Saturday Night Live."

On SNL and Mainstream Comedy

On SNL and Mainstream Comedy

By Adrienne Messina, Contributing Writer

September 29, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, Top Stories

Saturday Night Live has dominated the mainstream comedy scene for decades, but the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre has become an uncensored and independent force on the scene.

Broad City Picks Up Right Where It Left Off, If you Can Figure Out Where That Is

Broad City Picks Up Right Where It Left Off, If you Can Figure Out Where That Is

By Madison Davis, Contributing Writer

February 24, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

"Broad City", starring Abbi Jacobson and CAS alum Ilana Glazer, is back for a third season and better than ever.

This place has everything: SNL memorabilia, history and Stefon

This place has everything: SNL memorabilia, history and Stefon

By Lily Dolin, Staff Writer

October 29, 2015


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Walk through a week of production at SNL, sit on Wayne's couch and stand on the legendary Studio 8H stage at "SNL: The Exhibition."

Female comedians challenge gender stereotypes

Female comedians challenge gender stereotypes

By Talia Milavetz, Contributing Writer

November 6, 2014


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Female comedians are challenging stereotypes for women

Late night talk shows should consider female hosts

Late night talk shows should consider female hosts

By Annie Cohen, Contributing Columnist

September 18, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Given the current pool of prominent, successful and qualified female comedians, the lack of women in the late night talk show host role is disgraceful.

NBC comedy lineup suffers in quest for ratings

NBC comedy lineup suffers in quest for ratings

February 12, 2014


Filed under Arts

Though there have been a few rough spots in NBC’s current lineup, it is not all bad. “The Voice” is holding steady, “The Blacklist” has become a breakout hit and Jay Leno’s farewell episode gave “The Tonight Show” its biggest numbers since 1998. However, the network’s comedies a...

Emmys Predictions

Emmys Predictions

September 22, 2013


Filed under Arts, Editor's Picks

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Emmy 2013 Predictions: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

Emmy 2013 Predictions: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

September 20, 2013


Filed under Arts

The contenders in Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series face stiff competition from Tina Fey, in her final run as Liz Lemon. The competition is made even more difficult with the category’s line of cable stars, including Lena Dunham, Laura Dern and Edie Falco. However, the real race...

Amy Poehler promises heart, surprises in future ‘Parks’ episodes

Amy Poehler promises heart, surprises in future ‘Parks’ episodes

February 28, 2013


Filed under Arts

  As one of the brightest and funniest shows on television, “Parks and Recreation” is at the top of its game. Last week saw a spectacular episode in which Leslie and Ben’s relationship reached a climax with their dream wedding. Show star Amy Poehler said, “It’s chemistry, baby....