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SNL brings in highest ratings in over 20 years

Feb 10, 2017
The post-election political climate has meant big business for 'Saturday Night Live.'
Melissa McCarthy as press secretary Sean Spicer in last week's episode of Saturday Night Live.
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SNL: Fewer ads, more 'sponsored content'

Apr 25, 2016
NBC will reduce commercials in a bid to keep viewers from watching on new media platforms that let them skip the ads altogether.
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Fred Armisen on bringing Latino voices to comedy

Jan 12, 2016
Kai talks to actor and comedian Fred Armisen about new comedy studio, Más Mejor
Fred Armisen in the Marketplace studios on Monday, January 11, 2016.
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The economics behind SNL cast's lack of diversity

Dec 13, 2013
"Saturday Night Live" took the backlash over its lack of female black performers seriously enough to hold a special audition.