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  • March 13, 2010, 9:01 a.m. CST

    First?

    by mistergreen

  • March 13, 2010, 9:07 a.m. CST

    Pearl Jam to be caught lip syncing

    by jimmy_009

    "Live TV!?"

  • March 13, 2010, 9:28 a.m. CST

    So Much For The Theory His Beard Was Fake The Whole Episode

    by Crow3711

    And who says the internet isn't full of morons?

  • March 13, 2010, 9:34 a.m. CST

    Is this show still on?

    by smackfu

  • March 13, 2010, 10:09 a.m. CST

    It's NOT the last new SNL til April...

    by jeffty

    These are still February episodes. There was no Month Zero.

  • March 13, 2010, 11:24 a.m. CST

    PEARL JAM!!!

    by Thrillhouse77

    My favorite band ever. I hope they kick out something interesting. If they played one song from their new album and then something like Masters of War, they would probably endear themselves to a LOT of new listeners.

  • March 13, 2010, 12:09 p.m. CST

    I like Peal Jam but....

    by WilliamZabkaRox

    Pearl Jam are a great band however they are one of the most hypocritical bands ever. This is a band that complained about Ticketmaster and their high prices and now it's nearly impossible to see them live (and it's not cheap). They complained about music videos but still make them. They even once complained about other bands covering The Who because they felt they weren't worthy enough. Again, PJ is a great band, Eddie is a talented songwriter/singer but they will never be Fugazi because Fugazi always sticks by their beliefs.

  • March 13, 2010, 12:21 p.m. CST

    TIna Fey/Justin Bieber

    by ShiftyEyedDog2

    When they return in April. come on, do a little research...the hosts for the next several weeks are out there long before this site ever "reveals" them

  • March 13, 2010, 12:28 p.m. CST

    Fugazi?

    by fiester

    I think Pearl Jam is probably pretty happy they are not Fugazi. Most people have actually heard of Pearl Jam.

  • March 13, 2010, 12:47 p.m. CST

    new PEARL JAM album is fuckin great!!

    by Stifler's Mom

    Fugazi has the better mission statement, but Pearl Jam makes better music. I don't give a shit about politics or principles as long as a band can kick out the fucking jams. And Pearl Jam is impossible to see live? They've toured nonstop for years and come to played every major venue in the US. If you can't find tickets anywhere, you might be retarded.

  • March 13, 2010, 1:49 p.m. CST

    Jeffty...

    by Lenny Nero

    Huh?

  • March 13, 2010, 2:03 p.m. CST

    ...Them Crooked Vultures!

    by yourSTEPDADDY

    ...Only good thing this season was they taught me bout TCV... i wish JT could come host a ep this season to give us a good one...

  • March 13, 2010, 2:05 p.m. CST

    ...And every week

    by yourSTEPDADDY

    ...I wonder when they will make a Mighty Ducks four... come on Keenan and Joshua!

  • March 13, 2010, 2:34 p.m. CST

    D4: The Mighty Ducks!

    by Urall Luzers

    They could be on the actual Mighty Ducks by now.

  • March 13, 2010, 2:41 p.m. CST

    You have to watch an ad to see an SNL ad

    by SlimButNotreally

    anyone else find it hilarious that the promos for SNL have an ad at the start at them? You have to watch an ad to see an ad.

  • March 13, 2010, 2:43 p.m. CST

    Yeah, I set a recording just to see if Pearl Jam..

    by Jaka

    ...is really live. When did SNL go to this lip-syncing, pre-recorded bullshit?

  • March 13, 2010, 2:54 p.m. CST

    SNL should have a "Host SNL" Contest.

    by fiester

    An American Idol style event in which the winner hosts the show--they could do it too. They've demonstrated many times in the past they can take people with no acting or theatrical background and have them host.

  • March 13, 2010, 4:08 p.m. CST

    fiester

    by VitaminJ

    They do have a "Host SNL" contest. It's called show business. Recent winners include Jon Hamm and Zach Galifianakis.

  • March 13, 2010, 4:48 p.m. CST

    P & J

    by Cadderly99

    the ONLY thing that would get me to watch snl

  • March 13, 2010, 4:53 p.m. CST

    WilliamZabkaRox

    by Cadderly99

    PJ donate alot to various charities. there ticket price are high, but atleast they do things with the money. Also when your a ten club member (there fan club) when you buy tickets for a show, you pick them up the day of at the venue/ this stops people from buy the good seats and reselling them on stubhub for6 times there value. Which is what happen to every other rock band. Stubhub is legal scalpping, nothing more.

  • March 13, 2010, 5:16 p.m. CST

    fiester: SNL is not desperate

    by mistergreen

  • March 13, 2010, 5:28 p.m. CST

    You can be sure of one thing...

    by STLost

    Pearl Jam will not be lip syncing.

  • March 13, 2010, 5:35 p.m. CST

    Jude Law's redemption after screwing the nanny

    by TakingScorpiosCalls

    is now complete! A little sidekick role, then a shitty action movie star, warm our hearts on SNL, he's good to go again.

  • March 13, 2010, 5:35 p.m. CST

    They did a Host SNL contest in the 1970s

    by OutsideChance

    Some little old lady won it. This time they eschewed the contest and just hired Betty White.

  • March 13, 2010, 6:10 p.m. CST

    superspyguy

    by superspyguy

    It isn't enough that he's in every movie since 2006?

  • March 13, 2010, 6:11 p.m. CST

    I was hoping it was last SNL EVER.

    by Powerring

    the show sucks...no redeeming value.

  • March 13, 2010, 6:19 p.m. CST

    Repo Men

    by American Mythos

    Repo Men looks rentable. Is this the first Jude Law action flick? Maybe he's finally embracing his receding hairline ala Jason Statham and leaving his poor attempts at cinematic pretty boy behind. The last memorable Jude Law character was in Perdition. Coincidentally (or not), that film also showed us what Jude Law will look like in five years.

  • March 13, 2010, 6:21 p.m. CST

    Should've said ROAD to Perdition.

    by American Mythos

  • March 13, 2010, 6:49 p.m. CST

    Last week was a fluke.

    by gotilk

    Once again, it's idiotic to expect people to watch a 30 sec ad to watch a 17 sec ad. Then again, I watched it. (the SNL ad.. I minimized the browser for the clip before it)

  • March 13, 2010, 7:18 p.m. CST

    Jude Law...not appealing.

    by fiester

    I cannot think of one movie he was any good in, not one.

  • March 13, 2010, 7:41 p.m. CST

    Pearl Jam hard to see!?!?!

    by Kief_Ledger

    Please. They tour all the time. And by the way, they're a truly talented and energetic live band. I saw them twice in August. In fact, they just announced an American tour for May. Tickets go on sale Monday. You're welcome assholes (just kidding, I love you all, yes even you, JettL)

  • March 13, 2010, 7:51 p.m. CST

    Massa Sketch looming...

    by secure214

    I bet they do an Eric Massa sketch (prob with Jason Sudeikis as Glenn Beck) I remember when Pearl Jam did their 1st SNL with Sharon Stone as host. Hope it's a good show tonight!

  • March 13, 2010, 8:27 p.m. CST

    After a great first half, this season is dead

    by JoeSixPack

    This was one of the best seasons in years, and it seems to have died after the show returned for the second half of the season. The Jon Hamm episode has been the exception. I have very low expectations for the show tonight.

  • March 13, 2010, 9:50 p.m. CST

    The Zack episode was great

    by TheSplinter

    Along with the Jon Hamm episode. I mean- Hamm and Buble (Bubbly) still makes me laugh. Let's hope tonight continues the trend.

  • March 13, 2010, 10:04 p.m. CST

    I TOLD U LAST WEEK, THAT HE SHAVED! I WIN!!!

    by Orionsangels

    "I always win"

  • March 13, 2010, 10:11 p.m. CST

    That episode with the tall chick I never heard of...

    by Shermdawg

    ...was the best, if only for "Potato Chip".

  • March 13, 2010, 10:13 p.m. CST

    I totally pinpointed this week and not last week for

    by jimbojones123

    What Up With That. Total bummer I missed it live, but Little Jessica was awesome. Much better than the Tyson Christmas episode. The whole production was just a bit off that night. I cannot wait for the must see Betty White episode What Up With That!

  • March 13, 2010, 10:31 p.m. CST

    Will Jude Law be as funny as Zach G?

    by Essemtee

    only time will tell...

  • March 13, 2010, 10:33 p.m. CST

    *Points*

    by Shermdawg

    NO!!!

  • March 13, 2010, 10:39 p.m. CST

    Hey, it's live action Tintin!

    by Christopher3

  • March 13, 2010, 10:44 p.m. CST

    NO WILL FORTE?

    by brokenheadstuff

    am i crazy or was he not in the opening credits??

  • March 13, 2010, 10:44 p.m. CST

    don't make her sing

    by Essemtee

    Yep, she's back.

  • March 13, 2010, 10:45 p.m. CST

    Jude Law was trying really hard

    by jimbojones123

    And I was becoming really disinterested. I don't care how animated Frenchy thinks he is, I am not understanding a damn word.

  • March 13, 2010, 10:48 p.m. CST

    waiting for Sergio to bust in

    by br1947

    come on Jon Hamm...

  • March 13, 2010, 10:48 p.m. CST

    Really, Toyota ad...

    by jimbojones123

    Is Ford featured because it didn't take bailout money, or is this going to be a series of ads through the show.

  • March 13, 2010, 10:50 p.m. CST

    Tina Fey!

    by RedBull_Werewolf

    Bring it on that piece of comedy ass

  • March 13, 2010, 10:51 p.m. CST

    Oh, I get it, Russians like Vodka,

    by jimbojones123

    And white people do not like non-whites. This is great. Wiig should totally play Wiig as a freak in every skit.

  • March 13, 2010, 10:51 p.m. CST

    Justin Beiber??

    by Essemtee

    So who's performing the week after that, a singing fetus?

  • March 13, 2010, 10:53 p.m. CST

    Which of the new chicks that I don't know the name of

    by jimbojones123

    Is this? Maybe it is that one...no...it is the other one...I think...

  • March 13, 2010, 10:53 p.m. CST

    Who the fuck is this "superspyguy" assclown?!

    by SpyGuy

    What, is there a "supershermdawg" out there somewhere, too?

  • March 13, 2010, 10:55 p.m. CST

    How much does an SNL host get paid?

    by jimbojones123

    Is there a flat rate, or do movie stars like Jude Law get more, while Tina Fey gets another appearance on her NBC bulk discount?

  • March 13, 2010, 10:57 p.m. CST

    another skit about killing women

    by Essemtee

    right after the first one. I knew SNL was anti-female, but damn.

  • March 13, 2010, 10:57 p.m. CST

    SuperSpyGuy

    by jimbojones123

    Was kinda funny name dropping himself.

  • March 13, 2010, 10:58 p.m. CST

    What?? Tina Fey & Justin Bieber???

    by ShiftyEyedDog2

    <br><br>It's almost like I told you all that HOURS ago.<br><br>

  • March 13, 2010, 10:59 p.m. CST

    I actually was thinking about that scene....

    by Shermdawg

    ....from Say Anything earlier today.

  • March 13, 2010, 11 p.m. CST

    Who's the singer guy singing?

    by Shermdawg

  • March 13, 2010, 11 p.m. CST

    Julian Casablancas

    by Flim Springfield

  • March 13, 2010, 11:01 p.m. CST

    julian casablancas?

    by SarcasticHorse

    what hole did they pull him out of?

  • March 13, 2010, 11:03 p.m. CST

    The other guy was Julian Casablancas from the Strokes

    by RedBull_Werewolf

    glad to finally see a video for that song, next to on a baot and jizz in my pants it's one of the best trecks from lonely islands album<P>hopefully this video gives the song exposure, its surprisinly a good song

  • March 13, 2010, 11:04 p.m. CST

    Boom boxes, boiled geese, and blah blah blah...

    by jimbojones123

    Sleeping is sounding pretty good. PJ should play Jello Peglegger!

  • March 13, 2010, 11:05 p.m. CST

    "Hm. SpyGuy's already taken...I know! I'll be SUPERSpyGuy!"

    by SpyGuy

    Somebody is just BEGGING to have his spleen vented.

  • March 13, 2010, 11:07 p.m. CST

    PJ is still great

    by Dancon7

    Plus, I think that's Chloe the pornstar playing the cello.

  • March 13, 2010, 11:23 p.m. CST

    THERE'S A MAN!!!

    by Shermdawg

    ON THE WING!!!

  • March 13, 2010, 11:26 p.m. CST

    Y'know, if White can host, why not Shatner?

    by Shermdawg

  • March 13, 2010, 11:30 p.m. CST

    The one in the Twilight Zone movie still creeps me out.

    by Orionsangels

  • March 13, 2010, 11:31 p.m. CST

    Shatner would be awesome

    by br1947

    but I still want Bruce Campbell first!

  • March 13, 2010, 11:33 p.m. CST

    Shatner has hosted

    by SifoDyasJr.

    It's been awhile, but had the classic 'Get a Life' line at the Star Trek convention.

  • March 13, 2010, 11:37 p.m. CST

    wow, 1986, yea he's overdue

    by br1947

    crap, that was even before ST:TNG started. they could fill an entire show just with star trek crap

  • March 13, 2010, 11:37 p.m. CST

    He's playing a fucking seashell.

    by Shermdawg

    A FUCKING SEASHELL.

  • March 13, 2010, 11:38 p.m. CST

    Mrs. Potato Dick

    by Essemtee

    Never gets old! (well, maybe a little)

  • March 13, 2010, 11:39 p.m. CST

    Shatner on SNL:

    by SifoDyasJr.

    http://tinyurl.com/5vyjb3

  • March 13, 2010, 11:41 p.m. CST

    I like Eddie's Zinn tribute.

    by Flim Springfield

  • March 13, 2010, 11:43 p.m. CST

    i was hoping that underground concert was a new one

    by RedBull_Werewolf

    but unfortunetly they just reran the old one from a few months ago, too bad, it would seem easy enough just to make another one with different bands and stuff that would be at the concert, hell even reuse the mrs potato dick and ass dan bits<P>wonder why they reran it instead of just making a new one?

  • March 13, 2010, 11:47 p.m. CST

    will she find her crackers this time?

    by Essemtee

    sigh

  • March 13, 2010, 11:47 p.m. CST

    Jesus, not the "I can't find my crackers" lady.

    by Shermdawg

    It wasn't funny the first time.

  • March 13, 2010, 11:48 p.m. CST

    Are you fucking kidding me?

    by Wolverine's Dad

    The first one of these was literally the least funny thing I've ever seen

  • March 13, 2010, 11:48 p.m. CST

    can they execute a writer everytime they repeat a bad bit?

    by br1947

    the typist has NEVER been funny

  • March 13, 2010, 11:50 p.m. CST

    THANK GOD.

    by Shermdawg

    They cut it short.

  • March 13, 2010, 11:51 p.m. CST

    So bad I feel embarassed for the writer.

    by Flim Springfield

  • March 13, 2010, 11:53 p.m. CST

    set shaking

    by Essemtee

    don't think that was part of the skit.

  • March 13, 2010, 11:54 p.m. CST

    Any reason no one mentioned the Jerry Seinfeld appearance?

    by Pardon_My_Zinger

    Just wondering.

  • March 13, 2010, 11:55 p.m. CST

    Because it wasn't very funny?

    by Shermdawg

  • March 14, 2010, 12:07 a.m. CST

    Hader slays as usual....

    by Alfred_Packer

    I would've like a Vincent Price bit, but I'll take a Twilight Zone parody as well. Say what you will about some of the other material these past two seasons, but the retro stuff is some serious funny.

  • March 14, 2010, 12:11 a.m. CST

    No matter what you fuckers say

    by JKrow21

    I enjoyed this week's episode.

  • March 14, 2010, 12:11 a.m. CST

    10,000 guys was the best line in the Seinfeld bit..

    by Alfred_Packer

    I was thinking it was maybe just missing Amy that it fell flat for me, but I think the fault was it just wasn't a strong or wry enough "really?" subject to hang a bit on..

  • March 14, 2010, 12:15 a.m. CST

    extra credit goes to the costumer for the Zone parody

    by Alfred_Packer

    [pulls fingers away from mouth in kissing gesture]

  • March 14, 2010, 1:07 a.m. CST

    Was this a clip show?

    by anotherdeadkitten

    Cranky old man who's been watching since season 2 sez: other then Update guy and black guy from Nickelodeon, I still don't know who any of the male cast members are. And the only female one I knew was fat chick who got fired: she was sexy but, honestly, not really all that funny. Casey Wilson, See, at least I remember her name.<p>Also, all bands since New Wave sound the same and I still can't tell Pearl Melon from Blind Jam.<p>Also, Seinfeld was a b-list stand-up with a sit-com, Okay, good ratings due to a fine cast and great guest stars and writing and they quit while they were ahead, but how does that translate to Jerry being the biggest star in Hollywood - and does anyone but NBC really thing he is?<p>Also, the Iranian or Iraqi or Persian chick is hot - give me a few years and if she hangs onto the job, I may learn her name. Naseem Pederast or something?<p>Now Tina Fey could write. Having her host is cool news. But please please please, is there any possible chance that they won't have her do her impression of the losing vice presidential candidate in the last election? Old news. Like getting Lovitz to come back for another Dukakis sketch. "I can't believe I'm losing to this guy." Classic. But ancient history. "You Betcha. Maverick." Ditto.

  • March 14, 2010, 1:12 a.m. CST

    Really, Jude Law dispairager?

    by Lenny Nero

    You don't think he was good in "The Talented Mr. Ripley"?

  • March 14, 2010, 1:16 a.m. CST

    Anyone see.....

    by Loosejerk

    Stone Gossard do the "hoedown" dance ala Ashlee Simpson at the end of the show?

  • March 14, 2010, 1:44 a.m. CST

    Whenever anyone says Justin Bieber. I hear Justin Beeper or Beak

    by Orionsangels

  • March 14, 2010, 1:44 a.m. CST

    er

    by Orionsangels

  • March 14, 2010, 3:18 a.m. CST

    TheRealSpyGuy

    by TheRealSpyGuy

    was here first but lied dormant until now.

  • March 14, 2010, 4:06 a.m. CST

    justin bieber really is a music guest?

    by brabon300

    his fans arent old enough to stay up this late<p> i dont know anyone over the age of 16 who cares about his bubblegum shite....great choice

  • March 14, 2010, 5:23 a.m. CST

    Who?

    by Shermdawg

  • March 14, 2010, 5:32 a.m. CST

    if it was Justine Boober

    by anotherdeadkitten

    I'd watch.<p>I'll watch anyway, but probably tape it and FF the musical. So is this kid the new Bobby Sherman or Shaun Cassidy or Andy Gibb or something?

  • March 14, 2010, 9:58 a.m. CST

    Worst SNL episode I've ever seen

    by jcrewrower2

    I don't even know where to start so I won't. Have Galifianakis do a set for ten minutes every episode so I'm guaranteed a laugh outside of Weekend Update.

  • March 14, 2010, 10 a.m. CST

    Leno Returns 'Tonight Show' to No. 1

    by OutsideChance

    http://tinyurl.com/y995hbv Wow. Leno beats Letterman in every way possible, including the coveted 18-34 demographic. I think Leno's an ass clown and what he did to Conan was wholly shitty. At the same time, Dave's act hasn't been any good since at least when Warren Zevon died. Maybe CBS ought to dump Dave for Conan?

  • March 14, 2010, 11:11 a.m. CST

    Was the Short based on something?

    by Xiphos_2

    I've never seen Or did they pull it out of their ass?<p> It was a very lame episode on par with JLo's piss poor outing. This ep made last weeks actually look somewhat OK and that's saying something since last weeks sucked also.

  • March 14, 2010, 12:22 p.m. CST

    It seems "TheRealSpyGuy" wants to be my girlfriend

    by SpyGuy

    Sorry, Junior. I'm already taken...by me!

  • March 14, 2010, 12:53 p.m. CST

    I got excited by the headline

    by TinkerTIW

    ...until I saw "till April!!!'

  • March 14, 2010, 2:58 p.m. CST

    I don't get why people bother pointing out Jay Leno stats

    by smackfu

    Jay Leno's getting great numbers again? And that proves what? That there are a whole lot of dumb, boring people in America? In it's day America's Funniest Home Videos was a top rated show, did that by any stretch of the imagination make it a good show? Bob Saget making a groan inducing one-liner after a dog pulls off a kids diaper? Or did it just prove that there are a lot of dumb, boring people in America?

  • March 14, 2010, 3:06 p.m. CST

    Leno's Good Ratings Dont Prove Anything...

    by OutsideChance

    ...but neither did his bad ratings. Strangely enough, however, this site seemed to think they did.

  • March 14, 2010, 3:15 p.m. CST

    His bad ratings did prove something

    by smackfu

    That the dumb people who watch his show at 11:30 don't actually like him enough to watch him at 10 when there are better things on.

  • March 14, 2010, 3:16 p.m. CST

    Old people don't care if they're being entertained

    by smackfu

    they just want safe, cozy familiarity.

  • March 14, 2010, 4:35 p.m. CST

    Problem is that it isn't just old people

    by OutsideChance

    According to the article above Leno also beats Letterman in the 18-34 demographic. Understand I'm not a fan of Leno but facts are facts. And the fact is that Letterman consistently loses to Jay in every demographic.

  • March 14, 2010, 6:59 p.m. CST

    Leno's good ratings mean no more ratings stories!

    by Flim Springfield

    So that's one bonus.

  • March 14, 2010, 7:36 p.m. CST

    OutsideChance

    by deelzbub

    What's the outside chance you are really Coughlin's Laws? <P> What's the Outside Chance you are on Jay Leno's payroll? <P> What's the Outside Chance you have a really, really big chin?

  • March 14, 2010, 7:48 p.m. CST

    deelzbub

    by OutsideChance

    I think Leno's a tool. I think what he did to Conan sucks. But he's beating that other tool Letterman's ass.

  • March 14, 2010, 7:50 p.m. CST

    seriously cool question

    by VikkiMarsdale

    Here's a real question for AICN, though not about SNL. I saw one of those "Crazy King" BK commercials with a chubby blonde with a squeaky voice and wondered "Is that Victoria Jackson?" This week they aired a different add and the blonde housewife tuype in it looked familiar and (after looking p her name) I wondered "Was that Kimmy Robertson (Lucy from Twin Peaks, nerdy girl from Last American Virgin). Yes that would qualify as Cool news, what with Twin Peaks still being one of the top ten best shows ever on TV.<p>Does anyone know (or know how to find out) if that was Kimmy Robertson in that current BK ad? Because if it is, she's held up pretty well for 56.<p>By the way, to chime in on the discussion here, I'm 57 and Craig Ferguson has the only good Talk Show on late night TV. Or, well, all TV if you want to include OprahEllenView etc.

  • March 14, 2010, 11:28 p.m. CST

    Alfred_Packer

    by BurnHollywood

    You'd rather have Amy "Endless Tittering At Own Jokes" Poehler than Jerry Seinfeld?!<p> Really?

  • March 15, 2010, 12:54 a.m. CST

    by Bass Ackwards

  • March 15, 2010, 12:56 a.m. CST

    If you think Leno's a tool

    by Bass Ackwards

    But you waste your time popping into random talkbacks to boast about his ratings, that makes you just as a big a tool, if not bigger.

  • March 15, 2010, 1:42 a.m. CST

    Boombox is the best song off Incredibad

    by Tall_Boy66

    I'm so psyched they finally made a digital short of it, it was one of the few songs that they didn't do as a previous DS before Lonely Island released the album. I've seriously watched it at least 6 times already since I DL'ed the episode. Amazing. "The music washed away all their hate/and society started advancing"

  • March 15, 2010, 2:40 a.m. CST

    I agree as long as that scumbucket Stalerman

    by TakingScorpiosCalls

    is second, Leno doesn't seem so bad anymore.