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Finesse Mitchell brings the laughs to Helium - VIDEO

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Saturday Night Live alum, Finesse Mitchell will be performing here in Buffalo on Friday and Saturday at Helium Comedy Club.

The versatile actor and…

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Talk this way

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That nasally Buffalo accent of yours is taking over America—and, yes, you have a Buffalo accent, whether or not you can detect it in your own speech. “Hooked on Phonics” failed us.

Slate writer Rob Mifsud did a…

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Kristen Wiig talks WNY roots

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{video_photo_caption}Marie Claire cover with Kristen Wiig

Recently retired “Saturday Night Live” alumna Kristen Wiig may be a Hollywood big-timer now, but the quirky comedian had a bit of a rough entertainment start in Western…

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Kristen Wiig’s last [SNL] laughs - VIDEO

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{video_photo_caption}Screen capture from Saturday Night Live, via Hulu.

Rochester native Kristen Wiig and two “Saturday Night Live” co-stars are rumored to have shot their last live scenes for the iconic NBC sketch comedy show.

Although there’s been no official word of their departures from the show, Wiig, Andy…

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SNL meets UB

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He’s hosted the ESPY awards, he was the keynote speaker the White House Correspondent’s dinner and now he’s coming to Buffalo.

Seth Meyers of Saturday Night Live fame will be in Buffalo this weekend for an evening of standup comedy. The…

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SNL’s Seth Meyers to perform at UB

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Lead “Saturday Night Live” writer Seth Meyers is stopping by UB on Feb. 25 for an evening of standup comedy, and tickets go on sale this Friday.

Meyers, anchor of the…

Sports

You know who Tim Tebow is, right?

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{video_photo_caption}Screenshot from SNL Tebow video

This past week’s Saturday Night Live skit centered around Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow, perhaps the most polarizing figure in sports…

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Darrell Hammond does UB

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{video_photo_caption}Darrell Hammond at Sean Connery in SNL's Celebrity Jeopardy skit.

Known for his impersonations of President Bill Clinton, Sean Connery, Donald Trump and Al Gore—just to name a few—Darrell Hammond was the longest-running Saturday Night Live cast member in the show’s…

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SNL skit mocks Buffalo broadcast news stations

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Some Buffalonians are in denial about our nasally accents and exaggerated vowels. I’ve had a few friends insist, “We talk like they do on TV!”

Well, that begs the question, “What TV station?” Because if you’re watching any…

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Three’s a crowd. Or is it?

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There’s not much I can say here. Just watch and enjoy.

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WNY’s own Kristen Wiig leads “Bridesmaids” to box office success

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Kristen Wiig didn’t even realize she had a notable sense of humor growing up in Western New York. Wiig, who graduated from Brighton High School in Rochester, had no comedy experience…