Larry David to Host SNL

Norman Weiss
TV Tattle

Larry David to host SNL

On Feb. 6, David will finally helm an episode of the show where he struggled writing for in the ‘80s (he famously got one sketch on in his single season on staff). David will be coming off the high of making two uproarious SNL cameos as Bernie Sanders. Which begs the question: Does NBC already know how Sanders will do in the Iowa caucuses that week?


Chris Rock threw out his Oscar monologue to tackle the #OscarsSoWhite controversy

No, Rock is not stepping down as Oscar host, according to Academy Awards producer Reginald Hudlin. "Chris is hard at work,” he tells Entertainment Tonight. "He and his writing staff locked themselves in a room. As things got a little provocative and exciting, he said, 'I'm throwing out the show I wrote and writing a new show.’” PLUS: SNL mocks white Oscars, and why Rock should and shouldn’t join the Oscar boycott.


Tina Fey returns to SNL and basically recites Sarah Palin's lines endorsing Donald Trump

As expected, Fey was back on Saturday Night Live to parody Palin’s Donald Trump endorsement — SNL’s wardrobe department even recreated Palin’s shiny, spiky jacket. As Bill Carter notes, following last week's Palin news, "SNL HAD to bring on Fey&neither snow nor rain nor gloom of night was gonna stay the completion of this round.” PLUS: Why did SNL protect Ronda Rousey in live sketches?


SNL mocks The Bachelor’s blandness with a Bland Man sketch

Is that Cecily Strong spoofing Lace, her Bachelor doppelganger?


CNN interviews Steven Tyler on the streets of NYC about the blizzard

"Stay home,” the former Ameican Idol judge said when asked to give advice to those at home. "Two words: hot chocolate."


Moesha turns 20

Brandy’s UPN comedy premiered on Jan. 23, 1996.