What to watch (and what to skip) from the ‘Saturday Night Live’ premiere
Saturday Night Live is American comedy’s most revered franchise, a reliable laugh machine that’s launched dozens of names to stardom over the past 40 years… even though the show itself is, and always has been, famously uneven.
For every sketch that hits, there’s one that falls flat; for every classic character, there’s one who failed to make an impact. But wouldn’t it be great if you knew when to expect the good stuff before you started watching?
Enter “Watch This, Skip That” — a new kind of SNL recap that separates the delightful wheat from the forgettable chaff. We’ll begin, appropriately, with this year’s season premiere, starring a double dose of Miley Cyrus. Read more…