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  • NBC Releases Un-aired Betty White 'SNL' Skits

    Posted May 10th 2010 at 07:20 AM by PopEater Staff

    If you didn't get your fill of Betty White on 'SNL' this weekend, NBC has released sketches that never made it onto the live broadcast due to time constraints. One skit the network cut was 'Debbie Downer,' which stars Rachel Dratch as everyone's favorite hypochondriac. The skit shows a group of women enjoying a lingerie party -- until Debbie shows up. Watch below and see more un-aired skits. &g...

  • 'Vulgar' Betty White Kills on 'SNL' Hosting Debut

    Posted May 8th 2010 at 11:42 PM by PopEater Staff

    Betty White found herself at the center of a rip-roaring round of applause during her first appearance on screen during the cold open on 'Saturday Night Live,' marking the successful viral campaign launched by Facebook fans that ultimately led to White getting the hosting gig. During her monologue, White -- decked out in a glittery top -- joked that she made her live TV debut in 1952 because they ...

  • Betty White Gives Us an 'SNL' Teaser

    Posted May 7th 2010 at 10:51 AM by PopEater Staff

    After millions of fervent Internet votes and hundreds of headlines, Betty White will officially be on 'Saturday Night Live' this weekend. It was truly a victory for the people -- or at least those who got in on the Facebook movement -- and the 88-year-old comedienne is ready to deliver. White ditched 'SNL' rehearsals for a few minutes to chat with PopEater pal Jimmy Fallon about how she's prepping...

  • New 'SNL' Promo Restores Betty White Fever

    Posted Apr 27th 2010 at 11:10 AM by Zach Dionne

    We've got a fever, and the only prescription is Betty White's 'Saturday Night Live' hosting gig. And while no other prescription will do, this new promo for the long-awaited, fan-engineered May 8 episode certainly helps. "Thanks to the Internet, I'm hosting 'Saturday Night Live,'" the 88-year-old 'Golden Girls' and 'Mary Tyler Moore Show' star says in the first promo, joking about herself as...

  • The Worst 'SNL' Performances Ever

    Posted Apr 24th 2010 at 10:00 AM by Scott Harris

    From the moment 'Saturday Night Live' first appeared back in 1975, it established itself as one of the most important musical venues in the nation. With just two short songs, up-and-coming singers and bands could create an entire career thanks to the buzz that would follow a memorable SNL debut -- performances that in many cases have since become legendary. And that still holds true today: if you'...

  • A Ke$ha Guide Thanks to Her 'SNL' Gig

    Posted Apr 18th 2010 at 08:46 AM by Mike Hess

    Since chart-topping songstress Ke$ha took the stage of 'Saturday Night Live' as the musical guest, we figured it would be insightful for our readers to revisit our interview with the 22-year-old girl from Nashville, who went from writing for Miley Cyrus to being a top-selling star herself. And that's all while touting a hard-partying, Diddy-esque lifestyle. "I can handle myself and I can handle my...

  • On 'SNL,' Tina Fey Brings Back Sarah Palin & Justin Bieber Tries Comedy

    Posted Apr 11th 2010 at 08:12 AM by PopEater Staff

    16-year-old pop singer Justin Bieber visited 'SNL' on Saturday as the musical guest. He sang 'Baby' and 'U Smile,' with backup dancers who seemed to not tone down their dance routine to fit the small stage they were given. Host Tina Fey described the young singer as a boy whose "smile is like watching a baby bunny sniff a tiny flower." Bieber even tried his hand at comedy in a sketch about a teach...

  • Gabourey Sidibe Nabs 'SNL' Hosting Gig

    Posted Apr 1st 2010 at 03:12 PM by PopEater Staff

    Gabourey Sidibe might not be up for the cover of Vogue, but the 'Precious' Oscar nominee will indeed host 'Saturday Night Live' on April 24. PEOPLE confirmed the speculation that had been spreading across the Web, as Sidibe's rep broke the news to the magazine. We know she can do drama, but can Gabby do comedy? We'll find out in late April, but in the meantime, watch the 'Precious' trailer and vot...

  • Jude Law Upstaged By Al Pacino on 'SNL'

    Posted Mar 14th 2010 at 10:01 AM by PopEater Staff

    Last night, Jude Law hosted 'Saturday Night Live' and during his opening monologue talked about his Broadway run in 'Hamlet.' Despite a flat start, the show got better when, in a later sketch, Law was made to audition for the role of 'Hamlet,' competing against well-known Hollywood actors Al Pacino (Bill Hader), Nathan Lane (Bobby Moynihan) and Sam Elliott (Jason Sudeikis). Jerry Seinfeld also mad...

  • It's Official: Betty White Hosting 'SNL' on May 8

    Posted Mar 11th 2010 at 07:00 AM by PopEater Staff

    Now that over 480,000 Facebook fans have put in their request, Betty White will finally make an appearance on 'Saturday Night Live.' The 'Golden Girls' actress will host the show on May 8, WNBC News announced Thursday morning (via PEOPLE). The special Mother's Day episode will also reunite six former female 'SNL' cast members: Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Molly Shannon, Maya Rudolph, Ana Gasteyer and...


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