Late Night Shame: ‘SNL,’ Colbert Can’t Condemn College Antisemitism

May 11th, 2024 1:30 PM

“Saturday Night Live” had a second chance to address the raging antisemitism on today’s college campuses.

NewsBusters Podcast: 'SNL' Thinks Dumb Trumpers Get News from T-Shirts

May 6th, 2024 10:20 PM

We witnessed another mediocre edition of Saturday Night Live on NBC, but one snippet of the "Weekend Update" fake-news caught my attention. It came from fake anchor Michael Che, blink and you’ll miss it. He joked Biden supporters are "more likely to get their news from newspapers and mainstream media, while Trump supporters get their news from T-SHIRTS!"


Mitchell Goes To War With Math To Label Pro Basketball Sexist

April 16th, 2024 3:28 PM

MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell closed out her Tuesday show by deciding to pick a fight with math. Reacting to Monday’s WNBA draft, Mitchell called “sexism” on the fact that number one overall pick Caitlin Clark will have a roughly $76,000 rookie salary while her male counterpart makes slightly north of $12 million.


'SNL' Mocks Katie Britt as 'Craziest Bitch in the Target Parking Lot'

March 10th, 2024 8:27 AM

In the cold open of NBC's Saturday Night Live 'comedy' program, the cast briefly and lightly touched on President Biden's State of the Union speech, and then put on actress Scarlett Johansson (wife of cast member/fake news anchor Colin Jost) to caricature Sen. Katie Britt as the self-proclaimed "craziest bitch in the Target parking lot."


Comedy Cowards: Late Night, ‘SNL’ (Mostly) Ignore Antisemitism Spike

December 16th, 2023 1:30 PM

Give “Saturday Night Live’s” disastrous Ivy League presidents sketch a little credit. The show indirectly acknowledged the anti-Jewish sentiment flooding the country following the Oct. 7 Hamas attacks on Israel.

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Forget Our Poll! Scarborough Yawns Past Biden's Bad Polling Graveyard

November 20th, 2023 11:15 AM

On Morning Joe, Joe Scarborough, feigning a lack of concern, literally yawns at the latest NBC News poll trailing Donald Trump by two points. 

Saturday Night Live Star Touts Support for Abortion

September 22nd, 2023 9:21 AM

Saturday Night Live? More like Saturday Night Dead. 


'Saturday Night Live' Lets Non-Binary Comedian Lecture on Trans Kids

April 17th, 2023 8:21 AM

When NBC's Saturday Night Live made the dramatic announcement that they'd hired their first "non-binary" cast member, you could guess that the lectures would follow. Molly Kearney unloaded a sermon for "trans kids" on the fake-news "Weekend Update" segment on Saturday. 

Fox: 'Saturday Night Live' Mocks Trump More Than Biden in 2021-2022

February 1st, 2023 5:11 PM

Fox News media reporter Joseph Wulfsohn found another metric for how late-night comedy is going soft on President Biden – the “cold open” skit on NBC’s Saturday Night Live. Even during the Biden presidency, they’ve had ten cold opens on Trump, and only seven on Biden. In the current season, there are four Trump skits, and only one Biden sketch.


Saturday Night Live Aborts Humor to Death

November 8th, 2022 4:43 PM

On November 5, Saturday Night Live (SNL) released it’s weekly episode where cast member Cecily Strong urged voters to vote for abortion during this year’s mid-term election.


'Saturday Night Live' RIPS Republicans as Morons and Menaces

October 30th, 2022 7:12 AM

NBC's Saturday Night Live is electioneering for the Democrats again, opening the October 29 show with a fake PBS NewsHour. That could be a rich target for satire, but they only think it can be mocked as news your grandma watches.

But What About ‘Pat?’ SNL Announces Its ‘First Nonbinary Cast Member’

September 16th, 2022 1:38 PM

Say goodnight to SNL.


Ryan Long Shames Saturday Night Live (Again)

April 23rd, 2022 1:50 PM

Apolitical comic shreds crime-ridden Big Apple, home of NBC franchise. Comedians can’t be everywhere at once. If something happens in their own backyard, though, those excuses fade away. Ryan Long may be Canadian by birth, but the comedian has lived in New York long enough to state the obvious. It’s more like Escape from New York these days.


NewsBusters Podcast: No Fact Checks for 'Saturday Night Live'

April 11th, 2022 9:28 PM

NBC's Saturday Night Live aired several jokes in their most recent episode scouring Senate Republicans Ted Cruz and Tom Cotton, and nobody expects the "independent fact-checkers" will find "missing context" in the humor. They have punished right-leaning satirists at The Babylon Bee, but liberals get a pass as they pretend Ted Cruz called Ketanji Brown Jackson a pedophile for a week,…