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WATCH: Josh Hutcherson Catches Fire on SNL, Five Highlights

'Hunger Games' star Josh Hutcherson's easy appeal played well as an SNL host.
  • By Maggie Lange
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  • November 24, 2013 12:47 PM
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Lady Gaga on SNL Scores Highest Ratings of the Season (Plus, Watch the Episode's 5 Best Sketches) UPDATED

UPDATED: Lady Gaga's gig as host and musical guest on the November 16 SNL has catapulted the episode to the highest ratings of the season.
  • By Maggie Lange
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  • November 18, 2013 12:54 PM
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WATCH: Kerry Washington Shines in An Otherwise Dull SNL

Though the quality of the writing wavered and often plummeted, Kerry Washington sailed, charming her way through several goofy characters on last night's SNL.
  • By Maggie Lange
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  • November 3, 2013 5:44 PM
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WATCH: Edward Norton Leads a Fantastic Wes Anderson Parody and Other SNL Highlights (VIDEO)

Unexpectedly, Edward Norton hosted last night's episode of Saturday Night Live, a welcome guest. Norton showed off his self-deprecating side as well as his gift for impressions, including Ian McKellen and two Woodys-- Allen and Harrelson.
  • By Maggie Lange
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  • October 27, 2013 12:10 PM
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WATCH: Bruce Willis Hosts a Flimsy SNL with an Excellent 'Gravity' Parody

Bruce Willis hosts a mediocre episode of SNL, with a few highlights.
  • By Maggie Lange
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  • October 13, 2013 12:52 PM
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WATCH: Five Best Sketches from Miley Cyrus' Self-Deprecating SNL Episode

This week Miley Cyrus capably handled double-duty as musical guest and host of Saturday Night Live's second episode of the season. We expected Cyrus' monologue to address her VMA performance, which she did with humor, confidence, and winking sass. Watch the highlights from Cyrus' turn hosting SNL here.
  • By Maggie Lange
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  • October 6, 2013 11:12 AM
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WATCH: Best Skits from SNL Season Premiere with Tina Fey and Aaron Paul

Last night's "Saturday Night Live" introduced the 39th season with longtime SNL veteran Tina Fey hosting, alongside musical guest Arcade Fire and Aaron Paul from "Breaking Bad" in a handful of playful cameos.
  • By Maggie Lange
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  • September 29, 2013 12:58 PM
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Mediocre SNL Season Finale Well-Hosted by Ben Affleck As Several Regulars Depart the Show (CLIPS)

  • By Maggie Lange
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  • May 19, 2013 7:49 PM
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WATCH: Kristen Wiig's Comfortable Return to SNL

  • By Maggie Lange
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  • May 12, 2013 11:47 PM
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WATCH: Zach Galifianakis on SNL Plays Game of the Thrones with GoT Cast Member Cameo

In this clip from his hosting gig at SNL this weekend, Zach Galifianakis plays a serious "Game of Thrones" fan-boy. He's dressed in a child's dragon costume and ready to answer trivia with unrivaled enthusiasm. In his usual over-exuberance-verging-on-nuts fashion, Galifianakis loses his mind when Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, the actor who plays Jaime Lannister, shows up.
  • By Maggie Lange
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  • May 6, 2013 12:46 PM
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