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‘SNL’ Episode Hosted by Betty White to Re-Air Following Actress’ Death

‘SNL’ Episode Hosted by Betty White to Re-Air Following Actress’ Death

BY KIMBERLY NORDYKE | HollywoodReporter.Com Troy Warren for CNT #Entertainment  #EditorsPicks White won an Emmy for the episode, which originally aired in 2010. Saturday Night Live is paying tribute to Betty White by re-airing the episode she hosted in 2010. White, who died overnight Thursday into Friday in her sleep at age 99, just a few weeks shy of her 100th birthday, won an Emmy for best guest actress in a comedy series for her work on SNL. That episode, which first aired May 8, 2010, featured White in sketches including one in which she played the grandmother of a prisoner (Kenan Thompson) who brings her in to…
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Jim Belushi Says ‘SNL’ Rehired Him After He Stopped Drinking and Begged Dick Ebersol

Jim Belushi Says ‘SNL’ Rehired Him After He Stopped Drinking and Begged Dick Ebersol

BY ABBEY WHITE | HollywoodReporter.Com Troy Warren for CNT The actor-comedian explains that after "throwing a fire extinguisher" at the then-executive producer he was allowed to come back, but was put on "probation." Jim Belushi says that dropping his ego helped Saturday Night Live‘s Dick Ebersol decide to rehire him after the former SNL cast member threw a fire extinguisher at the executive producer. The comedian, actor and now cannabis farmer recently spoke to Vulture about his career and divulged details about his two-year stint on the long-running late-night sketch comedy and variety series. That includes how he was fired and rehired during his run from 1983 to 1985. Belushi,…
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Jimmy Kimmel, Stephen Colbert Mock Report of Trump’s Requests to Use DOJ and FCC to Stop ‘SNL’ and Late Night Jokes

Jimmy Kimmel, Stephen Colbert Mock Report of Trump’s Requests to Use DOJ and FCC to Stop ‘SNL’ and Late Night Jokes

BY ABBEY WHITE | HollywoodReporter.Com Troy Warren for CNT “President Snowflake asked to send the authorities in to stop us from making fun of him,” Kimmel said during his Tuesday monologue following a report that the former president asked if he could use federal agencies to punish late show hosts and 'Saturday Night Live' over their impressions. Late night talk show hosts Jimmy Kimmel and Stephen Colbert used their Tuesday night monologues to address a recent report that former President Donald Trump attempted to use the resources of federal agencies to “probe or mitigate” presidential satire and parodies of him. “President Snowflake asked…
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