Trump calls SNL spoof ‘hit job,’ calls for end of show
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Trump calls SNL spoof ‘hit job,’ calls for end of show

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Donald Trump has some choice words for “Saturday Night Live.” The Republican presidential candidate tweeted early Sunday morning that the show’s skit depicting him this week was a “hit job.” Trump went on to write that it’s “time to retire” the show, calling it “boring and unfunny” and adding that Alec … Continue reading

Lin-Manuel Miranda to host ‘Saturday Night Live’
Arts & Entertainment / Celebrities / Theater & Dance

Lin-Manuel Miranda to host ‘Saturday Night Live’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alexander Hamilton is coming to “Saturday Night Live.” NBC said Wednesday that Lin-Manuel Miranda will host “SNL” on Oct. 8. Miranda created and starred in the Broadway sensation about the first U.S. treasury secretary. Twenty One Pilots duo Tyler Joseph and Josh Dun will be the show’s musical guests. “SNL” opens … Continue reading

Good, not spectacular, preliminary ratings for Trump on SNL
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Good, not spectacular, preliminary ratings for Trump on SNL

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump hadn’t gotten far into his opening monologue before trouble occurred. An off-screen heckler interrupted with a cry of “You’re a racist!” But the “heckler” was comedian Larry David, who before Trump arrived onstage had been seen impersonating Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders. “Larry, what are you doing?” Trump asked … Continue reading

Trump-hosted ‘Saturday Night Live’ draws 9.3 million viewers
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Trump-hosted ‘Saturday Night Live’ draws 9.3 million viewers

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump couldn’t beat the team of Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake. Last Saturday’s Trump-hosted “Saturday Night Live” averaged 9.3 million viewers, according to final Nielsen figures released Thursday. NBC says it’s the most-watched edition of “SNL” since December 2013, when Fallon guest-hosted, joined by musical guest Timberlake. That broadcast drew … Continue reading