Tuesday, July 28, 2009
Andy Samberg - Had a good year on SNL (article)
Tina Fey wasn't the only "Saturday Night Live" cast member to get a bounce from the 2008 presidential election.
Andy Samberg used the show's surging ratings as a platform for a banner year that featured a hit album, a hosting gig for the MTV Movie Awards, tens of millions of online hits for his SNL Digital Shorts and a supporting role in the box office hit "I Love You, Man."
"I'd be lying if I said it didn't feel like some kind of breakthrough," Samberg acknowledges.
Samberg and his Lonely Island comedy troupe collaborators Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone have been producing the innovative SNL shorts segments since 2005, enlisting the likes of Justin Timberlake and Natalie Portman. This year, they realized a dream by making an album, "Incredibad," which debuted in February and immediately hit the top spot on iTunes.
The album's first single, "Jizz in My Pants," has been viewed more than 53 million times on YouTube. Other Samberg "SNL" clips -- the "Mark Wahlberg Talks to the Animals" segment, the year-end "Motherlover" video reunion with Timberlake -- are close behind.
"If nothing else, we broke some ground and created a Mother's Day anthem," Samberg says of the wildly inappropriate video that featured Susan Sarandon and Patricia Clarkson. "I think the world needed one."
Actually it was Amy Poehler who was the cast member that got the bounce from this past year and the one before, doing Hilary Clinton. Tina Fey was no longer a cast member and pretty much just promoting 30 Rock.
Good to see that Andy realizes how great of a season he had.
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Andy Samberg SNL Promotions
- Andy & Anne Hathaway 2
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- Andy & Gabourey Sidibe
- Andy & Jennifer Lopez
- Andy & Charles Barkley
- Andy & Blake Lively
- Andy & January Jones
- Andy & Megan Fox
- Andy & Justin Timberlake
- Andy & The Rock
- Andy & Steve Martin
- Andy & Paul Rudd
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- Andy & Shia Lebeouf
- Andy & Ashton Kutcher
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- Andy & Ludacris
- Andy & Jamie Pressly
- Andy & Scarlett Johansson
Some Favorite Andy Samberg Posts
- Andy as Jewey Fallon - Late Night with Jimmy Fallon
- Andy & T-Pain are glad that Jorma isn't on the boat
- Andy in Show Choir
- Andy in Rose Bowl Promo: Football Taping
- Andy's 2009 favorites
- MacGruber movie review
- Should SNL show digital shorts instead of domestic violence?
- John Hamm to host SNL again in January
- Andy in Nature of the Beast
- Why is SNL featuring so many young and attractive hosts?
- Saturday Night Live 12/5/09 - Blake Lively & Rihanna
- Andy nominated for a Grammy
- Andy & Blake Lively - SNL Promo
- Andy hangs with the SNL crew
- Blake, Taylor, and James hosting
- Does Andy have a big butt?
- Reba digital short
- Andy Samberg in The Mellow Show
- 10 ways to fix SNL (I wish this was a joke)
- Joseph Gordon-Levitt - SNL Promos
- Andy Samberg & Friends - Comedy Central's report
- What SNL Alumni should host SNL?
- in Lady's Guide To Throwing A Party
- "Get Out" Digital Short
- Andy & January Jones - SNL Promo
- Andy Samberg and Friends - Kristen's Review
- Andy Samberg and Friends - Stephanie's Review
- January Jones, Joseph Gordon-Levitt to Host SNL
- Full Episode: SNL 11/7/09 - Taylor Swift
- Taylor Swift gets Kanye'd already
- Andy Samberg Halloween costumes
- Should SNL cast members exploit commercials?
- Supports the elephants
- Night of Too Many Stars
- Loves his sweatshirt and Joanna Newsom
- Space Chimps 2?
- Yo Gabba Gabba - Behind the scenes
- Taylor Swift is hosting SNL
- National Bosses Day (Like a Boss)
- On the Ground - Behind the scenes (video)
- Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (videos - 10/13/09)
- on Yo Gabba Gabba (video)
- His Elle shoot (video)
- SNL, 9/26/09 - Megan Fox & U2
- Andy and friends at the Emmys
- Andy Samberg and Jimmy Fallon at the MTV VMAs
- Andy Samberg behind the scenes of "Cloudy" Video
- Andy Samberg on Martha Stewart
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