snl facts


SNL FACTS (Kristen Stewart edition)

  • This is the 821st overall episode.
  • This will be Kristen’s first time as host.
  • Though not well-known for doing comedy, Kristen has worked in films with former SNL cast members Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader (Adventureland), and was recently in a film with long time SNL host Steve Martin.
  • Former SNL cast members Noel Wells and Jenny Slate have done impressions of her.
  • Alessia Cara will be the musical guest.  It will be her first time performing on the show.
Harry styles ask game

1. Favorite outfit

 2. Favorite Harry era 

3. Favorite Harry solo 

4. Favorite hair style 

 5. Favorite Interview

 6. Favorite car 

7. Favorite friendship

 8. Favorite ring 

9. London or L.A. Harry 

10. Favorite flowy shirt 

11. Favorite color on Harry 

12. Favorite ship 

13. Favorite tattoo 

14. Favorite sunglasses 

15. Rockstar or cuddly Harry 

16. White, black, or blue jeans 

17. Boots or tennis shoes 

18. Bun or no bun 

19. Dom or sub Harry 

20. Performer or actor

 21. Dad or Daddy Harry 

22. Mad or pouty 

23. Best performance 

 24. Serious or funny 

 25. Favorite bromance 

 26. Favorite picture 

 27. Best Harry fanfiction 

 28. Dodgeball of carpool

 29. YSL or Gucci 

 30. Quiet or talkative 

 31. Harry’s best quote 

 32. The moment where he was the nicest 

33. Older lady loving Harry or dad loving Harry 

34. Funniest joke 

35. Floral suits or normal suits 

36. Dimple or smile 

37. Poutine or pizza rant

38. Rolling Stone or Another Man

39.Favorite photo from Another Man

40. Sign of the Times or Ever Since New York

41. Favorite SNL skit

42. Favorite new fact about Harry

43. Solo Harry or Band Harry

44. Facial hair or no facial hair

the fact that she didn’t show up on friday for the revolve party means he came back on saturday to stunt the same night of SNL. the fact that we predicted every single step of this week should tell you all. 

I went and saw Saturday Night Live (S42, E15) and all I got was the best time ever.

Okay so I love it when people make step-by-step stories about when they went to SNL so I thought i’d make one myself.

I got tickets through the Twitter contest they had where you were suppose to send in an email about why you’re ‘the biggest SNL fan’. I sent mine in and got a reply about two days later that I had won! This was about a week before the show (insert panic-attack. Planning a trip from Sweden to nyc takes more than I week I can assure you, I don’t know how we got it all done time…).

Anyway! When we got to SNL the girls (‘cause they were almost all girls) working there were SO nice. I met the girl who had booked me and I thanked her and told her I was gonna name my firstborn after her. Another one recognized my name ‘cause I had replied to an email they had sent with a gif of Sue (Kristen Wiig) saying “i’m so freaking excited!” lmao.

You get wristbands, tickets, you go through security, you sit down in a waiting room and wait. After a while they start calling people like “purple wristbands come this way”, “people with the letter A on their tickets come this way”. And when you’re called you get in to an elevator with a bunch of strangers, then walk through a hall and then get your seats.

We were up on the grandstands sitting right in front of the stage where the musical artist perform which was great ‘cause you could see practically everything (some seats truly are crap, as Michael Che pointed out. I know I know i’m getting to that, stay calm) but you could also see alot of what was happening outside of the camera frame.

Lorne Michaels walked passed us down below and it was like seeing god. He would walk around, chat with someone, check his clock and then just stayed out of people’s way and let them work.

The house band open the show. Then Michael Che comes on and does stand up for a bit. There was this guy in the front row who kept giving sort of guy-tries-to-be-funny-but-it-only-comes-out-as-cocky sort of answers so Michael Che went all in and dragged his ass for attending the show by himself etc “you a weird dude, Tom”. People were pissing themselves laughing, he’s phenomenal at stand up (Tom was laughing too, I should add).
Then Keenan Thompson performed a song with Cecily, Vanessa and Sasheer and I figured/hoped Kate was gonna be in the cold open.

And she was! Leslie came out and sat on that bench first and everyone cheered and applauded her and she looked genuinly happy and surprised and waved at everyone. Kate came out and while everyone was waiting for the show to come on air her and Leslie kept mucking around and doing funny faces to eachother making everyone laugh. And then a woman (more on her later) started yelling 45 seconds! 30 seconds! 10! 5,4,3,2…. and we were live. It was thrilling.

Shorter fun facts about the show:

*If a person is in two sketches back to back a makeup artist etc. will come on stage, grab them and run, and I do mean RUN. Like if Lorne Michaels himself is in the way they will push him aside.

*Octavia was really good. She’s so talented and seemed focused but happy. Loved that I got to see a first-timer hosting SNL.

*Kate did all of the Kellyanne Conway bits live, non were pre-recorded. She would come out (right below where we were sitting! She truly is tiny you guys, like even tinier than she looks in photos) wearing slippers. And she would stand and wait for the sketch to be over and then she would kick of her slippers, get on her knees, they filmed her, she put her slippers back on and went backstage.

*Melissa Villasenor what an angel. I felt like we got to witness the first show where she really got the flex her muscles and show what she can do. The crowd was laughing so hard. I am convinced she’s gonna be the next big thing on SNL. Sidenote: the fact that they did an impression of Kate while Kate is still on the show truly shows what an actual star she’s becoming. Amazing.

*There was a woman working on the crew, I do not know her name and I do not know what her job is but goddamn she was cool. She seemed to be the coordinator of every sketch and would stay in frame talking to the actors until the very last second, and I do mean the very last. One time she literally had to throw herself out of frame, and seemed totally unfazed by it. Really made you feel how LIVE this show truly is.

*During the goodbyes Kate and Cecily hugged for 2000 years. Kate looked tired, I aint gonna lie. She wasn’t in any sketches except the cold open since she’s working on another film. I am quite sure she will leave this season and to have gotten to see her before she left truly was an honor and privilege (this was also one of the motivations in my email I sent in btw).

This was one of the best things I have ever done. To get to see how this show works irl was an absolute delight. They seem to have SO FUN doing this, all you wanna do is run backstage and hang out with everyone and braid their hair. And I got to here the “Live from New York!” LIVE. FROM NEW YORK.


SNL FACTS (Octavia Spencer edition)

  • This will be the 823rd overall episode.
  • This will be Octavia’s first time as host.
  • Octavia is currently starring in the film “Hidden Figures” which also stars Taraji P. Henson and Janelle Monáe.  Taraji hosted in Season 40 (2014-15 season) while Janelle was a musical guest in Season 39 (2013-14 season).
  • Father John Misty will be the musical guest. It will be his first time performing on the show.

My attitude has always been, “Hey, wouldn’t it be funny if-. If this makes me laugh, maybe somebody else will laugh at it too. That’s really where I’ve always come from. My whole thing is to entertain, make people laugh and to forget about the real world for awhile.

Daniel Edward Aykroyd
July 1, 1952

Happy Birthday to an amazing man who has helped me through many things in my life. Thank you for everything, Dan, we love you!

Sasheer Zamata Leaves ‘SNL’ After Four-Season Run

With season 42 of “Saturday Night Live” now in the books, Sasheer Zamata will be leaving the cast of the famed sketch show after four seasons, TheWrap has learned.

Zamata joins cast mates Vanessa Bayer and Bobby Moynihan on the list of “SNL” departures. Though their retirement from the show was not acknowledged during last night’s season finale, the three were lifted onto the shoulders of the cast and host Dwayne Johnson after the show went off the air. Zamata posted her curtain call on Instagram.

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Zamata’s roles on “SNL” were largely supporting ones, though her list of notable performances included an impression of Michelle Obama and regular appearances on the show’s “Black Jeopardy!” sketch. She also had a recurring sketch as Janelle, a ditzy YouTube vlogger that featured Chris Rock as her father. She was brought on by Lorne Michaels in 2014 after the show made six new hires, all white and five of them male, which led to demands for more diverse cast members on the show.

Outside of SNL, her work includes performances at New York’s Upright Citizens Brigade Theater and films like “Sleight” and “Deirdra and Laney Rob A Train.” She also released her own stand-up special, titled “Pizza Mind.”

Wow. What a fantastic end to a fantastic season, thanks SNL ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

A post shared by Sasheer Zamata (@thesheertruth) on May 21, 2017 at 10:08am PDT

Zamata’s departure was first reported by Entertainment Tonight. NBC declined requests for comment.

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