‘Saturday Night Live’ Ratings Solid With Drake As Host

By | Sunday January 19, 2014 @ 11:16am PST
Nellie Andreeva

DRAKE-SNLJimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake are a tough act to follow. Saturday Night Live‘s first show after the highly rated holiday episode toplined by Fallon and Timberlake posted a 4.7 household rating in the metered … Read More »

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Sasheer Zamata Debuts On ‘SNL’: Video

By | Sunday January 19, 2014 @ 2:15am PST

New cast addition Sasheer Zamata made her Saturday Night Live debut last night with a brief but cheery “Mazel tov” at the top of the show and popped up a few times more throughout the episode. The host was rapper/Degrassi alum Drake, whose monologue turned into a “flashback” to his own bar mitzvah in the sketch. (Watch it below.) Upright Citizens Brigade-trained Zamata is the show’s first black female cast member in five years. SNL put her to work again playing Rihanna and 2 Chainz’s little sister. No major sketches of her own yet, but not a bad start for the new featured player. Watch the highlights again:

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Sasheer Zamata Joins ‘Saturday Night Live’ As New Cast Member

By | Monday January 6, 2014 @ 1:00pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

zamataEXCLUSIVE: Four years after she graduated from the University of Virginia, Sasheer Zamata is landing a very big break — the young comedy performer has been selected to join Saturday Night Live as a new cast member. Zamata will make … Read More »

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