Saturday Night Live

Kanye West Is the Musical Guest for Saturday Night Live’s Season 44 Premiere

Saturday Night Live's 44th season begins in two weeks, and the show has just announced the host/musical guest lineup for Episode 1. It's something of…
Winston Cook-Wilson / September 17, 2018

Bill Hader on Barry and the Anxiety of Working on SNL

Much like Barry Berkman, the hitman turned aspiring thespian he plays on TV, Bill Hader loved heavy music as a kid. Judging by the Metallica…
Maggie Serota / August 1, 2018

Pete Davidson Says Trump Faked a Congratulatory Phone Call in Front of SNL Cast

While appearing on the web talk show Complex Open Late, Saturday Night Live cast member Pete Davidson told a story about Donald Trump that sounds…
Maggie Serota / May 17, 2018

SNL’s Colin Jost and Michael Che to Host the 2018 Emmys

Colin Jost and Michael Che, famous for their partnership on Saturday Night Live's Weekend Update, have been announced as the dual hosts of the 70th Annual…
Winston Cook-Wilson / April 26, 2018

Arcade Fire Reminisce About Their SNL Appearances and a Jam Band Sketch That Got Cut

Arcade Fire have been the musical guests on Saturday Night Live a whopping five times over the years, four as themselves and one as Mick Jagger’s backing…
James Rettig, Stereogum / April 25, 2018

Jack White’s SNL Skit Features Him Shredding at a Wedding

Jack White was the musical guest on last night's episode of Saturday Night Live, and during the show, White appeared as himself in a new…
Rob Arcand / April 15, 2018

Jack White Performs “Over and Over and Over” and “Connected By Love” on SNL: Watch

Jack White was the musical guest on last night's Saturday Night Live, and in the wake of his new album Boarding House Reach, the songwriter…
Rob Arcand / April 15, 2018

The Best Part of Cardi B’s Pregnancy Reveal Was the Performance That Birthed It

Cardi B's performance of her new single "Be Careful" on SNL will forever be remembered as the venue she chose to reveal her long-suspected pregnancy, with the camera…
Jordan Sargent / April 9, 2018

Watch Cardi B and Chadwick Boseman’s SNL Promo With Leslie Jones

Chadwick Boseman is hosting Saturday Night Live this weekend with musical guest and the people's superhero, Cardi B. In the below clip, Chadwick first tries…
Israel Daramola / April 6, 2018

Jack White Returns to SNL in April

The Jack White album cycle continues with the singer-songwriter's third appearance on Saturday Night Live on April 14. White appeared as a member of the…
Maggie Serota / March 29, 2018

Watch Arcade Fire Bicker With Bill Hader in SNL Promo

In the promo clips for tomorrow's episode of Saturday Night Live, you can see host and former cast member Bill Hader teach Arcade Fire some hard…
Maggie Serota / March 16, 2018

SNL’s Kyle Mooney Asks: Rock Or Rap?

What’s better, rock music or rap? If you’re an obliviously racist walking goatee with a love of explosions and a cursory understanding of video equipment…
Peter Helman, Stereogum / March 11, 2018

Watch SNL’s Random Nickelback Fan Deathbed Sketch

Nickelback have basically become a walking punchline, but they still have their defenders. The Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan, for one, has called Chad Kroeger an…
Peter Helman, Stereogum / March 11, 2018

SNL’s Pete Davidson & Chris Redd Mock Trump With Drake Parody “Don’s Plan”

Saturday Night Live stars Pete Davidson and Chris Redd teamed up to release a parody of Drake’s "God’s Plan" that mocks Donald Trump. The song is #1…

Our 1993 SNL Takeover Issue

Twenty-five years ago, SPIN handed over the reins of the February issue over to the writers, cast, and crew of Saturday Night Live. The 1993 cast…
SPIN Staff / February 27, 2018
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