Saturday Night Live
One of the more heartwarming — yet still hilarious — parts of the night was the Weekend Update segment. Hosted by Seth Meyers, Saturday’s Weekend Update saw the addition of Chicagoan Cecily Strong. Fey, who herself co-hosted Weekend Update for several years, decided to give Cecily Strong a few tips.
Saturday Night Live’s Weekend Update segment has been a consistently funny part of the sketch comedy show for years, having maintained its popularity under the care of Jimmy Fallon, Amy Poehler, Seth Meyers and Tina Fey (the sketch was created by original cast member Chevy Chase).
The Television Academy has honored hundreds of actors, actresses and television series for delivering exceptional work that has entertained millions of viewers around the world. Here’s a look at the top five television shows that have taken home the most Primetime Emmy Awards in history, since 1949.
Netflix’s “House of Cards” made Emmy history Thursday with a top drama series nomination, the first time that television’s leading awards have recognized a program delivered online as equal in quality to the best that TV has to offer.
Dick Ebersol helped launch “Saturday Night Live” and established NBC as the home of the Olympics. On Thursday, he resigned as the NBC Sports Group Chairman.