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Ex-'SNL' staffer says it's 'highly unlikely' show plagiarized ‘22 Minutes' sketch

TORONTO — Former Saturday Night Live staffer Dean Obeidallah said Thursday he doesn’t believe the NBC show plagiarized a sketch that aired on the CBC’s… 226 more words

Entertainment

This Hour Has 22 Minutes may sue SNL over Muhammad sketch

The production company behind This Hour has 22 Minutes is considering legal action over a comic sketch on Saturday Night Live that bears striking similarity to one the CBC program aired in January. 187 more words

Arts

The Plagiarism Rap

I have created a rap song inspired by recent comedy controversies as to whether SNL did a sketch that was too much like one from This Hour Has 22 Minutes. 56 more words

Comedy

A Canadian Sketch Show Is Now Taunting 'SNL' For Stealing Its Muhammad Sketch

What began as a few grumbles and murmurings has now grown into a full-fledged mockery, as the writers behind the Canadian sketch show, This Hour Has 22 Minutes, are taking Saturday Night Live to task for stealing the idea behind the “Pitch Perfect” sketch they ran… 381 more words

TV

This Hour Has 22 Minutes calls out SNL for Muhammad sketch rip-off

This Hour Has 22 Minutes has commented on Saturday Night Live‘s apparent plagiarism, taking to Facebook to call out their American counterparts in typically humorous yet biting manner. 276 more words

Arts

Did SNL steal a sketch about the Prophet Muhammad from This Hour Has 22 Minutes?

This weekend, Saturday Night Live did a send up of the Pictionary TV gameshow in which a contestant was asked to draw The Prophet Muhammad. The sketch raised some eyebrows, with The Independent openly… 219 more words

Arts

A Tale of Two Mayors (in Comedies)

Last night on The Hour Has 22 Minutes, correspondent Mark Critch came to Toronto to catch up with Mayor John Tory and indulge a pleasant day of tobogganing. 371 more words

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