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‘SNL’ faces sweeping changes

‘SNL’ faces sweeping changes

February 6, 2014


Filed under Arts

Last weekend, Melissa McCarthy proved her comedic prowess again when she hosted “Saturday Night Live” for the third time. Yet the episode was largely overshadowed by the cameo appearances of Amy Poehler, Bill Hader (as Stefon), Andy Samberg and Fred Armisen, in a heartfelt farewell to veteran cast mem...

Fallon, Meyers prepare to join late night TV history

Fallon, Meyers prepare to join late night TV history

February 3, 2014


Filed under Arts

Johnny Carson, known as the King of Late Night, set the precedent for “The Tonight Show’s” casual and easygoing tone. In his record 30-year stint on the air, he influenced much of today’s late night lineup, namely David Letterman, Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon. NBC’s rich late-night history ...