Trump tweets 'SNL' is 'unwatchable' after its sketch about his tweets

President-elect Donald Trump bashed NBC's "Saturday Night Live" on Twitter after the show aired a sketch about his rampant tweeting.

Alec Baldwin returned to portray Trump on the opening sketch for Saturday's episode. It portrayed Trump along with some aides, including Kate McKinnon playing Trump's campaign manager and senior adviser Kellyanne Conway, trying to tear Trump's attention away from Twitter for a security briefing.

At one point in the sketch, McKinnon's Conway defends Trump's tweets, saying, "There is a reason, actually, that Donald tweets so much. He does it to distract the media from his business conflicts and all the very scary people in his cabinet."

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Trump's official picks for Cabinet and administration positions

Counselor to the President: Kellyanne Conway

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Veterans Affairs Secretary: David Shulkin

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Transportation secretary: Elaine Chao

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Energy secretary: Rick Perry

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Secretary of State: Rex Tillerson

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Secretary of Defense: Retired Marine General James Mattis

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Chief of staff: Reince Priebus

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Chief strategist: Steve Bannon


Attorney General: Senator Jeff Sessions

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Director of the CIA: Kansas Rep. Mike Pompeo

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Deputy national security adviser: K.T. McFarland

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White House counsel: Donald McGahn

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Ambassador to the United Nations: South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley

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Education secretary: Betsy DeVos

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Commerce secretary: Wilbur Ross

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Homeland security secretary: General John Kelly

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Housing and urban development secretary: Ben Carson

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Administrator of Environmental Protection Agency: Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt

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Health and human services secretary: Tom Price

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Department of Homeland Security: Retired General John Kelly

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Secretary of agriculture: Sonny Perdue

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"Actually, that's not why I do it," Baldwin's Trump responded. "I do it because my brain is bad."

The sketch evidently didn't sit well with president-elect Trump, who tweeted just after midnight that the show was "unwatchable" and "biased."

"Just tried watching 'Saturday Night Live' - unwatchable! Totally biased, not funny and the Baldwin impersonation just can't get any worse. Sad," Trump tweeted.

It wasn't the first time Trump has critiqued the show on Twitter. In late November, he also tweeted that it was "unwatchable" and not "funny at all." And in October, he called the show "boring and unfunny" and said Baldwin's impersonation of him "stinks."

In light of Trump's newest comments on "SNL" being "biased," it's worth noting that the sketch show had Trump on as a host for an entire episode during the primary race in November 2015. It was a controversial move since NBC had previously said it was cutting ties with the real-estate mogul.

Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton appeared on just one sketch the previous month.

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