The ladies of the new Ghostbusters movie gathered together for a photo op during Sunday night’s SNL 40 After Party in New York City.
Saturday Night Live alum Kristin Wiig, current cast members Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon, and two-time SNL host Melissa McCarthy all took part on Sunday evening in NBC’s live broadcast of the 3 1/2-hour star-studded Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special, which was followed by a private After Party that featured all-star musical jams with the likes of Prince, Taylor Swift, Paul McCartney, and more.
Check out the photo here below of the new Ghostbusters — Kristin Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Leslie Jones, and Kate McKinnon — at the SNL 40 After Party, which Jones posted to her Twitter account.
We pretty much kept you up to date on Sunday night into Monday morning with our SNL 40 coverage. NBC broadcast the 3 1/2-hour Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special, which featured some of today’s biggest celebrities, past show hosts, past and present cast members, and musical guests. Amongst the returning cast members was Jimmy Fallon, current host of NBC’s The Tonight Show. Fallon and pal Justin Timberlake did a cold open rap to kick off the show, and Fallon was highlighted in several flashback reels.
On Monday night’s episode of The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon, which, like SNL, is recorded from the studios at Rockefeller Plaza in New York City, the host reminisced about the amazing night. Along with red carpet arrivals, there was also an after-party that featured some all-star jams, including one Fallon did with Taylor Swift and Paul McCartney, as well as a mind-blowing appearance by Prince.
Check out the 9-minute video here below of Fallon talking about the After Party, as well as some snippets from the various jam sessions, which included Fallon, Swift, and McCartney doing The Beatles “I Saw Her Standing There” and Swift’s recent hit “Shake It Off.” There’s also Instagram video of Bill Murray playing tambourine; Prince doing “Let’s Go Crazy,” and the B-52’s doing “Love Shack.”
Last night, NBC broadcast the Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special, a 3 1/2-hour program celebrating the 40-year anniversary of Saturday Night Live, to a whopping 23.1 million viewers (Variety), and brought out some of today’s biggest celebrities, past show hosts, past and present cast members, and musical guests.
Watch the full SNL 40 special here below down at the bottom; there’s also several highlighted clips embedded from the special.
During Radner’s tenure in the 1970s as one of the Not Ready For Prime Time Players, one of her most popular characters was Roseanne Roseannadanna, who made regular appearances on the show’s Weekend Update news segment. For the SNL 40 special, actress and two-time SNL host Emma Stone (Birdman, The Amazing Spider-Man) did a tribute to Radner and the character on a Weekend Update segment hosted by Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, and Jane Curtin (all past Weekend Update hosts).
Watch Emma Stone as Roseanne Roseannadanna here below in the full Weekend Update segment; also embedded below is the original skit from Radner.