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‘This is an hour show, so we’ve got to stretch this out’

Friday nights you can watch Keith Morrison on “Dateline,” but on select Saturday nights Morrison, in the form of Bill Hader turns up on SNL, like he did last night, investigating “The Murder of the Chopped Up Guy.”

“Diego confessed, but let’s ignore that. Because this is an hour show, so we’ve got to stretch this out. And because it’s “Dateline” there’s only one photo to use.”

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Tina Fey’s Sarah Palin: ‘I just hope the lamestream media won’t twist my words by repeatin’ em verbatim’

A week after the real Sarah Palin was hanging out with the media, the fake Sarah Palin — aka Tina Fey — was taking part in the first GOP 2012 debate moderated by fake Shepard Smith — aka Saturday Night Live’s Bill Hader — on fake Fox News. ”

Fey: “Well first I want to acknowledge that this week we finally vanquished one of the world’s great villains, and I for one am thrilled to say good riddance to Katie Couric.”

SNL’s ‘Obama’: ‘Let me be clear. Glenn Beck has no idea what he’s talking about.’

At the beginning of last night’s “Saturday Night Live,” Chinese president Hu Jintao, (Bill Hader) accused President Barack Obama (Fred Armisen) of spending $200 million a day on his trip through Asia. “Jintao” told “Obama” that he heard it from Glenn Beck, prompting “Obama” to say: ”Again, let me be clear. Glenn Beck has no idea what he’s talking about.”

Larry King (the SNL version) Assembles Late Night Summit

Saturday Night Live’s cold open sketch last night was a Larry King (played by Fred Armisen) late night summit featuring Jay Leno (Darrell Hammond), Conan O’Brien (Bill Hader) and David Letterman (Jason Sudeikis). Even Carson Daly (Will Forte) made an appearance. SNL alum Jimmy Fallon, now host of “Late Night” did not. But his name came up in “Weekend Update.” SNL EP Lorne Michaels also an EP on Fallon’s show.

But most of the jokes came at the expense of CNN’s King: “Twitter me at @captain-suspenders1906…” VIDEO:

CNN’s King & Carville in SNL Send-Ups

A couple of tvnewsers got the SNL treatment last night. Larry King, “the suspenders are prescription, they hold in my organs,” and James Carville, “When I play monopoly and I win the beauty contest people don’t yell ‘hey you can’t win a beauty contest, cryptkeeper. You ugly.’”

After the jump, Bill Hader‘s “cryptkeeper” Carville on Rush Limbaugh

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Dateline Returns…on Saturday Night Live

Yesterday we told you that Dateline would be returning to the NBC schedule in early December, but it made an appearance tonight on Saturday Night Live with Bill Hader playing correspondent Keith Morrison. What do you think? We’ll have the clip for you tomorrow.

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> Update: Click continued to see the Dateline sketch…

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