Bond becomes the first African-American politician to host Saturday Night Live.
McKay writes his first episode for Saturday Night Live, Mariel Hemingway/Blues Traveler. He also appears in the cast as a Construction Worker and Bob (uncredited) alongside Jim Breuer, Will Ferrell, Darrell Hammond, and others.
We got this through simply because the first one did work really well, and everyone was going, “Are these hit characters?” But then, it was far too strange to be hit characters. But it was mainly John Goodman and Alec Baldwin are the sole reason we got to do a bunch of these ’cause every time they would show up, they would go, “Are we doing a Brasky?” And I could see Lorne and the other producers kind of roll their eyes like, “I guess we’re doing a Brasky.” That was how we got those on.
NBC agrees to allow certain clips of its shows such as Saturday Night Live and The Tonight Show to be shown on YouTube. Before this point, NBC asks that any videos with material they own be removed. Youtube co-founder Chad Hurley says:
We are delighted to work with NBC on an official basis. Bringing more entertaining and exclusive content to YouTube helps further our goal of providing the best video entertainment experience on the Internet.
Florence + The Machine perform Shake It Out during Saturday Night Live to promote their album Ceremonials.
Deschanel hosts Saturday Night Live. She acts in several sketches including one entitled, Bein’ Quirky With Zooey Deschanel, in which she plays Mary-Kate Olsen and cast members Abby Elliot and Taran Killam play Deschanel and Michael Cera, respectively. The episode also features musical guest, pop duo Karmin.
Rihanna performs Stay during the Saturday Night Live show to promote her album Loud.
Haim performs The Wire during Saturday Night Live to promote their album Days Are Gone.
Smith performs Stay With me during Saturday Night Live to promote his album In The Lonely Hour.
Maroon performs their single, Maps, on Saturday Night Live.
Maroon 5 performs their single, Animals, on Saturday Night Live.
Azalea makes her debut appearance on Saturday Night live. Azalea performs “Fancy”, “Black Widow” and her new single “Beg for It”.
The show celebrates its 40th anniversary with musical guests,including Miley Cyrus, 50 Cent, ; comedians including Dan Aykroyd, Adam Sandler, Amy Poehler,; and celeebrities like Betty White, Emma Stone, Jim Carrey. Michaels:
We waited to see who RSVPed, then we started thinking about what we could do with the people we knew were coming. We’re still working on it, as more people reply.
Johnson hosts Saturday Night Live, which includes a tribute to Leonard Nimoy.
For those of you who don’t know me I’m currently starring in Fifty Shades of Grey. The novel that makes you never want to touch your mother’s Kindle again.
Florence and the Machine perform two tracks from their upcoming album, How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful: Ship to Wreck and first single What Kind of Man, on Saturday Night Live. Welch does not leave her stool as broke her foot while performing at Coachella, impacting her onstage mobility.
In a skit on SNL, Clinton (McKinnon) confides her concerns about the 2016 presidential race to her bartender, Val (Clinton), and sings Lean On Me.
Clinton: I’m just so darned bummed, all anyone wants to talk about is Donald Trump.
Val: Donald Trump? Isn’t he the one that says ‘you’re all losers’?
Trump will host Saturday Night Live in November. Trump previously hosted the show on April 3, 2004.
Saturday Night Live satirizes the Democratic debate in a old open skit. David plays Bernie Sanders, while Baldwin plays Jim Webb. Hillary Clinton and Lincoln Chafee are played by SNL regulars McKinnon and Mooney. Anderson Cooper is played by Rudnitsky. David (as Sanders):
I don’t have a super PAC. I don’t even have a backpack.
Morgan returns to SNL, where he performs the opening monologue.
I was in a terrible car crash a year ago. It was awful, but it also showed me how much love and support I have in this world…People are wondering: can he speak? Does he have 100% mental capacity? But the truth is I never had 100%. In might actually be a few points higher now.
He is joined by his 30 Rock co-stars. Fey:
We’re so happy that you’re OK, but we’re even happier that you’re ready to make people laugh again.
McGregor is spoofed on Saturday Night Live. With WWE wrestler John Cena on board as the episode’s guest host, McGregor is played by SNL’s Moffat in a skit called Where’d Your Money Go?
Saturday Night Live takes on the McGregor-Mayweather fight in a news skit.
I am going to drive Mayweather out of the ring, the way St. Patrick drove all the snakes out of Ireland: piss drunk, while screaming something about Jesus. All it’s going to take me to win is one punch!..I’m going to fight the Irish way, get me arse beat down, and then just get back up, and wander into the pub like nothing happened.