Posts Tagged ‘sketch comedy’
 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Review: “Saturday Night Live” with Donald Trump

  Whether it was appropriate in the first place (other than for ratings, obviously) for SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE to turn over 90 minutes of its hugely valuable, non-news airtime to Donald Trump, who already gets more media att...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Review: “Saturday Night Live” With Cameron Diaz

  Cameron Diaz has had an extremely busy year, already starring in the hit The Other Woman and the flop Sex Tape, and with a featured role in the rebooted Annie (as Miss Hannigan) still to come.  Her promotional duties on...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Review: “Saturday Night Live” with Amy Adams

  Amy Adams was the host of 2014’s final new SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE, but although she performed enthusiastsically, the show was dominated by surprise guests and by the pre-tape team, which contributed a couple of gems t...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Maya & Marty”

  MAYA & MARTY:  Tuesday 10PM on NBC – Change the Channel Virtually everyone involved with NBC’s new-ish summer series MAYA & MARTY is linked to Saturday Night Live, from Executive Producer Lorne Micha...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Review: “Saturday Night Live” with Reese Witherspoon

  It would have been nice if Reese Witherspoon had shown triumphant comic chops on tonight’s SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE, in the face of her terrible new movie comedy Hot Pursuit, but although she was a poised and enthusiast...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Review: “Saturday Night Live” with Dakota Johnson

  50 Shades of Grey has only been playing in theatres for 2 weeks, but it’s plunged so quickly from its opening weekend that Dakota Johnson already seems a bit like the answer to a pop culture trivia question.  Neve...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Review: “Saturday Night Live” with Blake Shelton

  “Wildly uneven” was probably the best that could have been hoped from a SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE hosted by non-actor, non-comic (but NBC synergy bait) Blake Shelton.  There were times when the need to come up wit...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Review: “Saturday Night Live” with Matthew McConaughey

  Matthew McConaughey, one of the rare SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE hosts with nothing to promote, stood out even more in an installment that featured prominent plugs for musical guest Adele and the new Star Wars movie.  Although ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “Saturday Night Live” with Louis C.K.

  After 40 years of SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE, it’s fair to say that every season is uneven, and so is every episode.  Although it’s generally true that installments hosted by former cast members (this season it was...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Review: “Saturday Night Live” with Taraji P. Henson

  Often the SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE cast needs to prop up its weekly hosts, who are frequently performers unversed in live comedy (or comedy at all, or even performing at all), but that was hardly the case tonight, as Taraji P...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Saturday Night Live”

  SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE:  Saturday 11:30PM on NBC Opinions may differ–sharply–on whether Donald Trump is good for the US, but there’s no question that he’s been great for SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE, which r...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Review: “Saturday Night Live” with Kevin Hart

  Kevin Hart has been tirelessly promoting his The Wedding Ringer–even if we know from the Sony hacks that he charges extra for some of his marketing duties–and tonight, nearing the end of his campaign (which h...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Review: “Saturday Night Live” with Amy Schumer

  The breakout comedy star of 2015 is also an award-winning sketch comic and writer, so SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE could hardly do better than to have Amy Schumer as host for the 2d episode of the season.  For the most part, the...
by Mitch Salem