Kate McKinnon

Cecily Strong Explains Why She Kept Her Saturday Night Live Exit a Secret Until Hours Before

After 11 seasons on Saturday Night Live, Cecily Strong took her final bow on the Dec. 17 episode. Now, the star is reflecting back on why she didn't make an announcement until hours before.

December 20, 2022

Melissa Villaseñor Shares the Reason She Decided to Leave Saturday Night Live

In a new interview, Melissa Villaseñor opened up about her exit from Saturday Night Live after its 47th season. Find out why she left

October 26, 2022


How Kenan Thompson Feels About 7 Saturday Night Live Co-Stars Leaving Ahead of Season 48

Kenan Thompson weighed in on Pete Davidson, Kate McKinnon and the many more Saturday Night Live stars who walked away from the NBC comedy this year, plus his hopes for the future cast.

September 15, 2022


What Kate McKinnon Will Miss Most About Saturday Night Live

On the red carpet at the 2022 Emmy Awards, Saturday Night Live alum Kate McKinnon got candid about her departure from the show. Hear what the longtime cast member is going to miss the most.

September 13, 2022

Kate McKinnon Says Barbie Movie Is "EVERYTHING" at 2022 Emmys

"SNL" alum Kate McKinnon tells what she misses after leaving the sketch comedy series after 10 years. Plus, Kate talks close connect to Greta Gewing at 2022 Emmys.

September 13, 2022

Jake Lacy Reflects on 1st Movie With Kate McKinnon at 2022 Emmys

"The White Lotus" star Jake Lacy recalls early career memories alongside "Saturday Night Live" alum Kate McKinnon at 2022 Emmys!

September 13, 2022

Saturday Night Live Loses 3 More Cast Members Ahead of Season 48

Ahead of its 48th season in the fall, Saturday Night Live has lost three more cast members. Find out who is departing the famed sketch show.

September 1, 2022

How Kate McKinnon Feels About Breaking Character on Saturday Night Live

Kate McKinnon reflected on her decision to depart Saturday Night Live and detailed the moment she told executive producer Lorne Michaels.

August 11, 2022

Why Kate McKinnon "Felt It Was Time" to Leave Saturday Night Live

Kate McKinnon explained why she left Saturday Night Leave after 10 years, and what comes next for the comedian.

July 21, 2022

Aidy Bryant Sheds Light on Her Saturday Night Live Exit

After joining Saturday Night Live in 2012, Aidy Bryant said goodbye to the landmark sketch show in May. Find out why she decided to leave and why Kim Kardashian surprised her.

June 21, 2022

Pete Davidson Expected to Leave Saturday Night Live After 8 Seasons

After seven seasons, Pete Davidson is reportedly set to leave Saturday Night Live after the May 21 finale. Find out why you can still expect to see Pete on the small screen.

May 20, 2022

Watch Zoë Kravitz’s SNL Monologue Get Crashed by Multiple Catwomen

Me-ow! The Batman star Zoë Kravitz received a visit from some of her feline friends while hosting Saturday Night Live last night. Watch the clip below.

March 13, 2022


Kate McKinnon Says You'll Look at Carole Baskin and Joe Exotic Differently After Joe vs. Carole

Kate McKinnon, Kyle MacLachlan and John Cameron Mitchell told E! News' Daily Pop all about the new Tiger King-inspired series Joe vs. Carole. Watch.

March 3, 2022

See the Joe vs. Carole Actors vs. the Real-Life Tiger King Stars

Get a closer look at the Joe vs. Carole stars' shocking transformations into the real people from Tiger King, plus everything you need to know about Peacock's new miniseries.

March 3, 2022

SNL Pays Solemn Tribute to the People of War-Torn Ukraine

As Russian forces bombarded Ukraine on the fourth day of fighting, SNL honored the people of the invaded county with a special tribute.

February 27, 2022

The Tiger King Meets His Match in New JOE vs CAROLE Trailer

Take a walk on the wild side! See John Cameron Mitchell and Kate McKinnon as Joe Exotic and Carole Baskin in the trailer for Peacock's JOE vs CAROLE ahead of its March 3 premiere.

February 3, 2022

Kate McKinnon Makes for a Purr-fect Carole Baskin in First Photos From Tiger King Miniseries

Carole Baskin, is that you? Kate McKinnon was spotted (in a little leopard print nonetheless) stepping into her role as the as big cat enthusiast for the Peacock miniseries.

October 8, 2021

You Won't Believe Which Longtime Cast Member Is Leaving Saturday Night Live

Discover who is staying and who is going for season 47 of NBC's Saturday Night Live! Plus, meet the new cast members.

September 27, 2021

Nicolas Cage Reveals Why He Exited Amazon's Joe Exotic-Inspired Series

Brace yourselves, all you cool cats and kittens, as Nicolas Cage explained why he is no longer playing Tiger King breakout Joe Exotic in a planned Amazon series.

July 14, 2021

Here's Who Will Replace Dennis Quaid as Rick Kirkham in Peacock's Joe Exotic Series

On Thursday, July 1, Peacock revealed that Dennis Quaid, who was set to play producer Rick Kirkham, has departed its Joe Exotic limited series. Here's everything we know.

July 1, 2021

Meet the Actors Playing Joe Exotic's Husbands in the Upcoming Peacock Series

Peacock has cast two actors to play Joe Exotic's husbands in the new series starring John Cameron Mitchell and Kate McKinnon.

June 1, 2021


John Cameron Mitchell Teases How the Joe Exotic Miniseries Differs From Netflix's Docu-Series

In an exclusive chat with E! News, Shrill star John Cameron Mitchell discussed his role in UCP's Joe Exotic miniseries.

May 5, 2021