After ‘SNL’, NBC Offers Donald Trump’s Rivals Up to 12 Minutes, 5 Seconds of Airtime

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After SNL, NBC offers Donald Trump’s rivals up to 12 minutes, 5 seconds of airtime

Following Trump’s stint hosting SNL, NBC stations began posting an FCC-required notice today giving Trump’s Republican rivals up to one week to claim 12 minutes of airtime. The equal-time rule, however, doesn’t grant the other candidates time on Saturday Night Live. A similar notice went up a few days after Hillary Clinton appeared on SNL for three minutes for the season premiere. PLUS: How Trump’s jokes about racism actually made him stronger, and SNL essentially gave tacit approval to Trump’s message.

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Marc Maron finally got Lorne Michaels’ side of his infamous SNL audition story

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South Park
to take on police brutality

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Jimmy Fallon joked about his latest injury by singing Chumbawamba’s Tubthumping

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Did a Game of Thrones director post a major spoiler on Instagram?

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Ken Jeong and Rob Riggle spoofed Adele’s Hello

Watch their parody for Fox NFL Sunday.