Tag: Saturday Night Live

Archived: 'Dump Trump' Movement Fails To Sway NBC

Donald Trump is hosting “Saturday Night Live” this weekend, and the ratings are likely to be huge, despite concerted efforts by Latino groups and others opposed to Trump’s “racist and xenophobic remarks” to convince NBC to cancel his appearance. Pressure on NBC to disinvite Trump as the guest host came…

Archived: Saturday Night Live to Hire Black Woman

By Albert Lin Thompson should be able to retire his Whoopi Goldberg impression. In the wake of widespread criticism about the lack of diversity in the cast of Saturday Night Live, NBC confirmed that it plans to add at least one Black woman to the show when it returns in…

Archived: Saturday Night Live's New Cast: The Whitest Yet

By Albert Lin One aspect of the new season of Saturday Night Live is no laughing matter: the lack of representation in the cast. Following the departure of longtime stalwarts Andy Samberg, Kristen Wiig, Jason Sudeikis and Bill Hader during the summer, executive producer Lorne Michaels had a chance to…