Lena Dunham, star of HBO’s “Girls” was the belle of the Saturday Night Live ball last night.
The quirky exhibitionist hosted for the first time and the skits included her biblical Girls parody with Taran Killam and special cameos from Jon Hamm (Million Dollar Arm, Mad Men) , Fred Armisen (Portlandia) and Liam Neeson (Taken).
Also included below are both performances by The National (“Graceless”, “I Need My Girl”).
Obama Ukraine Address Cold Open
President Obama discusses how the United States plans to deal with the crisis in Ukraine. He calls in a special guest to deliver a personal message to Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Lena Dunham Monologue
First-time host Lena Dunham talks about the nudity in her show “Girls,” and SNL cast members tell her private stories about their sex lives.
“Girl” is Lena Dunham’s unique take on the life of Eve, a struggling twenty-something in the Garden of Eden.
The Katt Williams Show
On this episode of “Pimpin Pimpin Pimpin with Katt Williams,” Katt talks to some of this year’s most talked-about Academy Award winners, presenters and attendees.
A recent college grad joins Olivia Pope’s team of gladiators and has a lot of questions.
A car sing-along gets repeatedly interrupted by the voice of a GPS.
What Are You Even Doing
Nasim Pedrad and Lena Dunham play teenage girls who welcome their friend from school and Jon Hamm to their show about flirting with boys.
A jewelry party gets side-railed when a male guest reveals his profession as a men’s rights activist.
The National: Graceless
Musical guest The National performs “Graceless.”
Weekend Update 3-8-14
Catch up on the headlines with Weekend Update anchors Colin Jost and Cecily Strong, including push-up jeans and Arby’s purchase of Pharrell Williams’ hat. Matthew McConaughey and Vladimir Putin’s Friends From Growing Up stop by.
A less-than-great rap group is booked last-minute on MTV2’s show, “What’s Poppin’.”
The National: I Need My Girl
Musical guest The National performs “I Need My Girl.”
Weekend Update: Matthew McConaughey
Actor Matthew McConaughey stops by the Update desk to chat with Colin about his recent Oscar win and the secrets to his success.
Weekend Update: Vladimir Putin’s Best Friends From Growing Up
Russian President Vladimir Putin’s childhood friends stop by the Weekend Update desk to share how they feel about their old pal.