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'Saturday Night Live' Stars Who Broke Character During Skits

There’s a lot of pressure when it comes to putting on an episode of Saturday Night Live: it is live, after all.

As a result, cast members and hosts need to stick to their scripts closely in order to keep the sketches flowing smoothly – and they also need to keep a straight face as they fly through dozens of jokes every night. But what happens when they…can’t?

Time and time again, we’ve watched over the years as the cast of SNL, and myriad celebrity hosts, absolutely lose it after cracking up at one of the jokes they’ve said, the sheer absurdity of the sketch, or something entirely unexpected happening in a scene. In most cases, it only makes the sketch even more hilarious for the audience watching at home.

We’ve rounded up some of the best moments where the SNL stars have absolutely lost it during a sketch.

Check out all the times Saturday Night Live stars broke character inside…

'Young Rock' & 'Kenan' Renewed for Second Seasons at NBC

Young Rock and Kenan are getting second seasons!

Deadline reports that Dwayne Johnson and Kenan Thompson‘s respective shows have been renewed by NBC.

NBC has said Young Rock, which centers on different chapters of Dwayne‘s life, is the No. 2 comedy of the season in the 18-49 demographic and that the pilot was watched by 13.4 viewers. They added that the show is the highest comedy debut across digital platforms on record through 60 days with 3.6 million digital views.

The network also announced that Kenan ranks as its No. 4 digital comedy launch thus far, with the first episode being seen by over 7.4 million viewers.

In the series, Kenan plays a widowed father who’s attempting to balance a high-profile job with raising his two daughters.

Lisa Katz, President of Scripted Programming at NBCUniversal Television and Streaming, said in a statement, “It has been a true joy to watch Dwayne Johnson and Kenan Thompson on NBC every week and see families connect with their relatable, entertaining and heartwarming stories.”

“We’re thrilled to renew both of these shows for another season and can’t wait to see more from Dwayne, Kenan and the incredibly talented casts and producing teams behind each of them,” she continued.

Check out the full list of NBC’s renewals and cancellations for 2021!

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Tiffany Haddish Glitters In Gold Gown While Presenting at Golden Globes 2021

Tiffany Haddish glitters up on stage at the 2021 Golden Globes held at The Beverly Hilton on Sunday (February 28) in Beverly Hills, Calif.

The 40-year-old actress was one of the presenters at the show on the West Coast where she presented Best Animated Feature Film to Disney Pixar’s Soul.

Tiffany wore an Alberta Ferretti gown to the show.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Tiffany Haddish

Also hitting the red carpet before the stage was Kenan Thompson.

The SNL alum wore an olive colored Bogart suit for the event, before presenting a fun award with Maya Rudolph.

Check out over 15+ pictures inside of Tiffany Haddish and Kenan Thompson at the Golden Globes 2021

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Maya Rudolph & Kenan Thompson Steal the Show in Speech Gone Awry at Golden Globes 2021!

Maya Rudolph and Kenan Thompson are bringing the laughs to the 2021 Golden Globes!

The two Saturday Night Live stars took to the stage during the awards to perform a sketch on Sunday (February 28) from The Rainbow Room in New York City.

Introduced by host Amy Poehler, Maya and Kenan play married siblings Beverly Jackfruit and Francois Jean-Rudy to accept the award for “Least Original Song in a Telefilm – Dramedy or Comma.”

“You look so beautiful…so perky,” Maya as Beverly says to Amy while patting her chest before referring to her as the other host Tina Fey.

“Bear with me, I had a vodka epidural before I came here,” Maya as Beverly added.

The two claimed they won the award for writing the theme song for The Crown, their version, which was used “exclusively in Netflix Germany” and its lyrics simply included “The Crown” over and over again.

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Golden Globes 2021 Announce More Presenters For Award Show This Weekend

The 2021 Golden Globes have just announced a handful of new presenters for the show this coming weekend.

Hosted by Tina Fey from the Rainbow Room in New York and Amy Poehler from The Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles, the 2021 Golden Globes are set to air live coast to coast on Sunday (February 28) from 8-11 p.m. ET on NBC and will be available to stream the next day on Peacock.

Anthony Anderson, Tiffany Haddish, Kate Hudson, Margot Robbie, and Kenan Thompson have all been announced as presenters at the show.

Previously announced presenters include Kevin Bacon, Sterling K. Brown, Michael Douglas, Kyra Sedgwick, Susan Kelechi Watson and Catherine Zeta-Jones .

See even more presenters here, and check out the full list of nominations now!

Regina King & 'Saturday Night Live' Poke Fun at Gorilla Glue Girl - Watch Now!

Regina King is making her Saturday Night Live hosting debut!

The 50-year-old Oscar winner hosted the sketch comedy show for the first time on Saturday (February 13).

In one of the sketches, Regina poked some fun at the controversy surrounding Gorilla Glue after a woman sprayed the glue on her hair and had to have it surgically removed.

In the sketch, Regina and Kenan Thompson made a lawsuit ad for victims to tell their stories about how they were wronged by Gorilla Glue.

“We’ve all been there: you ran out of hair product and you use Gorilla Glue instead,” Regina began, while she had a chunk of her hair standing straight up because she used the glue.

“And it turned your beautiful mane into a hard candy shell….if this happened to you, you are not alone and you are not alone. Fact: as many as one people fall victim to using Gorilla Glue as a beauty product,” Regina continued, noting that victims “deserve compensation.”

SNL cast members then started sharing their testimonials on how they are victims of Gorilla Glue.

Make sure you check out the sweet note last week’s SNL host Dan Levy left for Regina King!

Will Ferrell Wants to Crush Norway in Super Bowl 2021 Commercial for General Motors - Kenan Thompson & Awkwafina Join Him! (Video)

Will Ferrell punches a world globe after learning a little tidbit about Norway in General Motors’ Super Bowl LV Commercial.

The Eurovision star vents his frustration about Norway being the leader in Electric Vehicles over other countries of the world, especially The United States.

“Hopefully people will have a good chuckle and then have the opportunity to think about driving an electric car and entertain that thought,” he shared with People about the commercial. “But also continue to think of ways that they can live their lives to help the environment, help with climate change, help the planet.”

Starring alongside Will in the commercial are Awkwafina and Kenan Thompson, who found a more practical way to get to Norway, but end up getting lost in a neighboring country.

GM’s “Everybody In” campaign is committing the company to bring 30 new EVs to market globally by 2025.

Watch below!