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This year
Casual references to the 'drunken Irish' are overplayed and wrong - McDonald calls out SNL joke
McDonald says stereotypes are unhelpful and cause annoyance.
# Your Say
Poll: Is it acceptable for Americans to make jokes like SNL's about Irish stereotypes?
The strong Irish presence at the Oscars gave rise to some questionable jokes in recent days.
# banshees
SNL under fire for joke playing on Irish stereotypes ahead of Oscars
Impressions of Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson included jokes about the Irish accent and alcoholism.
All time
Former Saturday Night Live comic Norm Macdonald dies of cancer
He became known for his esoteric impressions.
US show Saturday Night Live takes on Maura Higgins in comedy sketch
British reality show Love Island proved to be a hit with US audiences watching online this summer
# shane gillis
Saturday Night Live rescinds cast invitation to Shane Gillis over racist YouTube video
Saturday Night Live apologised, saying its vetting process “was not up to our standard”.
# Saturday Night Live
Baldwin says Trump's comments could be a 'threat' to his safety after president's fury at TV skit
Actor Alec Baldwin portrayed Donald Trump on Saturday Night Live.
# pete davidson
There was a big reaction to Pete Davidson's appearance on SNL this weekend
The comedian has spoken publicly about his struggles with mental health.
# brexit shambles
Saturday Night Live mocks Theresa May's tough week
Matt Damon plays former UK leader David Cameron in the skit.
# lip sync for your life
When it comes to lip synching, are you damned if you do and damned if you don't?
Some stars felt the ire of Twitter this week.
Sia refused to get in a photo with Donald Trump, and he 'respected' her decision
‘He respected that.’
# Saoirse Ronan
Saoirse Ronan's spoken out about THAT Aer Lingus sketch from her stint on SNL
Listen, you can’t please everyone.
# donald glover
Everyone is talking about Donald Glover's brilliant piss-take of Kanye's tweets on SNL
Welcome to A Kanye Place.
# Trump Card
Stormy Daniels takes to Saturday Night Live and tells Donald Trump to resign
The porn star’s appearance comes at at time her alleged affair with the president appears to be causing the White House deep consternation.
# Cardi Baby
Cardi B announced her pregnancy during an epic SNL performance last night
‘I’m finally free!’
# Welcome to Hell
Saoirse Ronan has praised SNL's 'sophisticated' female writing staff for that song on sexual harassment
No mention of *that* Aer Lingus sketch though.
# dogs on a plane
'Unwatchable!': Aer Lingus responds to SNL sketch with a Trump-esque tweet
Some of the jokes in the Saturday Night Live sketch about the airline didn’t quite land.
Aer Lingus had an excellent Donald Trump style response to Saoirse Ronan's SNL sketch
They were only short of calling SNL ‘fake news’.
# Saoirse Ronan
Irish people aren't a bit happy with the Aer Lingus sketch Saoirse Ronan did on SNL
Why does it always have to come back to potatoes?
Saoirse Ronan performed a song about sexual harassment on Saturday Night Live
It’s definitely not like whatever you’re expecting it to be.
# funny girl
Saoirse Ronan sent herself up in a gas sketch ahead of her Saturday Night Live hosting gig
She’s going to smash it.
# swansong
Alec Baldwin hinted that last night was his final performance as Donald Trump on SNL
Looks like he’s hanging up the wig.
# Kiss of death
Last night's SNL featured Donald Trump giving Sean Spicer a Godfather-style kiss of death
And it was as brutal as you’d imagine.
# the factor
Alec Baldwin adds Bill O'Reilly to his impression roster - then has him talk to Donald Trump
Saturday Night Live’s return from hiatus gave the viewing public two Baldwins for the price of one.
# we'll do it live
Alec Baldwin returned to SNL with a brilliant takedown of Bill O'Reilly
But his Trump was there too.
# complicit
SNL and Scarlett Johansson slated Ivanka Trump in a perfume ad pisstake last night
“She’s beautiful, she’s powerful, she’s complicit.”
# spicey
Sean Spicer gets his second skewering in two weeks courtesy of SNL's Melissa McCarthy
The portrayal of Trump’s press secretary has proven plenty popular.
# spicey
Melissa McCarthy's latest turn as Sean Spicer on SNL is the best yet
# Outrage
Saturday Night Live writer suspended over tweet mocking Barron Trump
The writer had joked the 10-year-old would be “America’s first homeschool shooter”.
Latest Alec Baldwin parody takes aim squarely at Trump's 'dodgy dossier'
The long-running Saturday night comedy staple began its new season much as it ended its last – with a skewering of the President Elect.
# hillary actually
SNL did a brilliant US election parody of *that* Love Actually scene
Say it’s carol singers…
SNL made a mess of Conor McGregor's accent during a skit last night
RIP the Dublin accent.
Conor McGregor got the full Saturday Night Live treatment last night
UFC lightweight champ featured in a skit called “Where’d Your Money Go?”
# top trump
Alec Baldwin totally owned Donald Trump after he criticised SNL again
Kate McKinnon bowed out of her role as Hillary Clinton on SNL with a touching rendition of Hallelujah
# melanianade
SNL used Beyoncé's Lemonade to take an excellent dig at Trump
Boy bye.
# ap-logise
Everyone is talking about Alec Baldwin's spot on Donald Trump impression on SNL
Tina Fey-esque.
# ap-logise
Everyone is talking about Alec Baldwin's spot on Donald Trump impression on SNL
Tina Fey-esque.
SNL brilliantly took the piss out of the controversy around Beyonce's new video
The Day Beyonce Turned Black.
# oscars so white
Saturday Night Live brilliantly threw shade at this year's all-white Oscars
“And the winner is… The White Guys!”