'snl' Goes Retro With Host Will Ferrell

Nostalgia hit as the star returned to host the show, resurrecting his favorite routines and paying tribute to Mother’s Day while helming the latest edition of the variety show.

Sections:  entertainment   
Topics:  comedy   mother's day   snl   tv   will ferrell   
RELATED ARTICLES
  • Randy Jackson leaving 'American Idol'Randy Jackson leaving 'American Idol'
    Jackson out. Randy Jackson, the lone original "American Idol" judge, says he won't be returning to the Fox talent competition. "To put all of the speculation to the rest, after 12 years of judging on `American Idol,' I have decided to leave after this season," Jackson said in a statement Thursday. More
  • NBC orders 5 new TV series for next season
    Sean Hayes, Parker Posey, Minnie Driver and Gillian Anderson have prominent roles in new television series that NBC will try next season. The network said Thursday that it had ordered five new series, in advance of its annual schedule announcement Sunday. More
  • Lucci, Trebek donate TV objects to Smithsonian
    The Smithsonian Institution is adding relics from soap operas and game shows to its national entertainment collection to tell the story of daytime television. More
  • YouTube Claims Victory Over TV - Battle Won With One Billion Visitors Per Month
    With more than one billion unique visitors every month, YouTube asserted last night that the battle between television and the online video giant is over. YouTube claimed victory with six billion views per month. According to the Wall Street Journal, which cited Mark Mahaney's estimates, a stock analyst at RBC Capital Markets,  that YouTube generated about $4 billion in revenue in 2012, up from $2.5 billion in 2011. More
  • ‘Saturday Night Live’ Archives Moving to Yahoo‘Saturday Night Live’ Archives Moving to Yahoo
    The Internet company signed a deal for exclusive streaming rights to past episodes of “Saturday Night Live” to gain an edge in a small market for digital video advertising. More
BING NEWS:
  • Who's the Best 'SNL' Cast Member? Week 3 MVPs (and Bill Hader)
    The host even put on the hat to play the Cat in a new Dr. Seuss ... but this time they wisely swapped out digital photography for shoddy camcorder footage so the sketch could have a retro aesthetic to match all its "chill" mockery. Full of awkward pacing ...
    10/13/2014 - 9:41 am | View Link
  • Paul Rudd, One Direction sing acapella on 'SNL'
    Paul Rudd, not wanting to be overshadowed by One Direction ... “SNL” sketches work really well when they’re centered on a good retro song. Two weeks ago, it was host Josh Hutcherson lip-syncing to The Outfield’s “Josie” and this week, it ...
    12/8/2013 - 12:41 am | View Link
  • Lady Gaga Covers Up in New York City After 'SNL' Stint
    The "Applause" crooner put a new spin on 60's retro garb when she stepped out rocking a mermaid ... after she rocked Saturday Night Live as a first-time host and musical guest. "What a spectacular time I had on @nbcsnl Thanks Lorne, the cast, band @Rkelly ...
    11/18/2013 - 1:56 pm | View Link
  • ‘SNL’ Deleted Scenes: Zach Galifianakis Goes Retro for Bill Hader’s ‘Kanish’
    As expected, this past weekend’s all-new ‘SNL‘ featuring ‘The Hangover Part III‘s Zach Galifianakis as host and musical guest Of Monsters ... sketch teams Galifianakis with Bill Hader for a retro detective comedy, but did this one deserve to ...
    05/6/2013 - 5:45 pm | View Link
  • The Best and Worst of Last Night’s ‘SNL’ with Justin Timberlake
    The resurrection business proved to be a lucrative one for the writers, with Timberlake in top form as host and musical guest — including ... Bill Hader’s Stefon returned to the show last night to give us some spring break tips and wish Seth’s ...
    03/10/2013 - 8:00 am | View Link
  • More
BING SEARCH:
  • Full Episodes, Clips & Videos | Saturday Night Live | NBC
    Watch full episodes, video clips, previews and NBC.com exclusives of Saturday Night Live. Catch new episodes on NBC.
    10/20/2014 - 10:01 pm | View Website
  • Saturday Night Live Videos and Controversies
    Watch SNL clips online, find out which ones everyone is talking about, learn about upcoming hosts, and share your favorite Saturday Night Live skit.
    10/20/2014 - 6:41 pm | View Website
  • Saturday Night Live | Late Night Comedy & Full episodes | NBC
    Saturdays at 11:30/10:30c on NBC. The Emmy Award-winning comedy show Saturday Night Live is in its 40th season of laughs and great performances.
    10/20/2014 - 2:16 pm | View Website
  • SNL Retro: Jill Clayburgh/Eddie Money (3/18/78) | Hot Off ...
    by Brendan Wahl (Season 3, Episode 14) One of the least interesting hosts from the debut season returns this week with an energetic musical guest ...
    10/20/2014 - 8:04 am | View Website
  • Go Retro!: Saturday Night Live Characters That I Miss
    As much as I've tried to give the current cast of Saturday Night Live (SNL) a chance, I just don't find them as funny as the ensembles I grew up with in ...
    10/20/2014 - 7:07 am | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More Entertainment News