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Directed by Jason Reitman and written by Reitman and Gil Kenan, the film is based on interviews conducted by the writers with all of the living cast members, showwriters, production crew members, and others. With today's exclusive update from Deadline Hollywood, the current lineup for SNL 1975 includes Gabriel LaBelle as Lorne Michaels, Cooper Hoffman as[...]
How Conan's Legacy is Overshadowed by 2010 NBC Tonight Show Debacle
My eternal thanks to Lorne Michaels, Jeff Ross, Robert Smigel, and countless disturbed, loyal, creative friends," he wrote The host found himself ironically similar to his predecessor's once-dream-come-true stint to become the true unchallenged successor host of The Tonight Show became a nightmare as NBC attempted to have their cake and eat it too by[...]
NBCUniversal Suspends Deals with Lorne Michaels, Dwayne Johnson & More
Now, we're learning that NBCUniversal's Universal Studio Group (Universal Television, Universal Content Productions, Universal Pictures, and other areas) has suspended its pacts with Lorne Michaels' Broadway Video, Dwayne Johnson's Seven Bucks, and a number of other film & television deals – joining Tina Fey, Sam Esmail & Mike Schur, whose deals were also suspended. Image: NBCUniversal/Peacock Based on[...]
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Even with a possibly WGA & SAG-AFTRA strike-impacted Season 49 on the way this fall, it looks like Lorne Michaels is in the mood to start sharing some details on what's in store for NBC's Saturday Night Live as the 50th season approaches next year Speaking at Cannes Lions Festival, Michaels shared that the celebration[...]
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Heading into the current 48th season of NBC's Saturday Night Live, series creator Lorne Michaels discussed having some interesting plans in mind to celebrate the long-running sketch comedy/music series' 50th season Well, it sounds like Deadline Hollywood has some intel on one of those plans Jason Reitman (Ghostbusters: Afterlife) and Sony are reuniting for a[...]
Lou Gehrig TV Series Coming To Apple From Lorne Michaels
They will partner with Lorne Michaels' production house Broadway Video for the series, tentatively titled The Luckiest Man Peter Farrelly will executive produce and directed the first episode if the series moves forward Michael Uslan, David Uslan, and Charles Wessler will also executive produce with Michaels and his son, Broadway Video creative exec Eddie Michaels[...]
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Ironically, Ebersol and SNL would part ways not long after the deal was put in place, with SNL creator Lorne Michaels returning to the helm once more. Image: Peacock NBC's Saturday Night Live Season 48 includes Michael Che, Mikey Day, Andrew Dismukes, Chloe Fineman, Heidi Gardner, Marcello Hernandez, James Austin Johnson, Punkie Johnson, Colin Jost, Molly Kearney,[...]
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Heading into the 48th season of Lorne Michaels & NBC's Saturday Night Live, the late-night sketch comedy/music series has undergone serious changes over the past few months We've seen Pete Davidson, Kate McKinnon, Aidy Bryant, Kyle Mooney, Alex Moffat, Melissa Villaseñor, Aristotle Athari, and Chris Redd departing SNL, while new featured players Marcello Hernandez, Molly Kearney, Michael[...]
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Earlier today, we were treated to a date announcement teaser confirming that Lorne Michaels & NBC's Saturday Night Live would be back on October 1st to kick off Season 48 (with new shows also on October 8th & 15th) In addition, the season premiere will also stream live on Peacock on October 1st at 11:30[...]
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At the end of last year, series creator Lorne Michaels hinted heavily at the possibility that he may step down after the show reaches that milestone If that's the case, then long-running cast member Kenan Thompson believes it might be time for SNL to end its run, too- especially if the show isn't allowed to[...]
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Dan Crenshaw and Will Smith slapping Chris Rock), before saving his most heartfelt words for SNL creator Lorne Michaels and the cast & crew for always being there for him even during the rough times (with a great "Harry Potter" reference) But from what you're about to see in the following "Cut for Time" sketch,[...]
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Adding to our already shakey nerves are SNL co-head writer & "Weekend Update" anchor Michael Che (That Damn Michael Che) and SNL creator & EP Lorne Michaels The duo spoke with The New York Times as part of a profile of Che when Michaels hinted at a "year of change" ahead Could that mean that[...]
rogan
Even after eight seasons on NBC's Saturday Night Live, SNL creator and Broadway Video head Lorne Michaels is betting that folks are just starting to appreciate Pete Davidson's humor Deadline Hollywood is reporting exclusively that Davidson is set to headline his own comedy series inspired by his life but in a fictionalized narrative Tentatively titled[...]
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Earlier this week, the spotlight was on recent Kennedy Center honoree and Saturday Night Live creator Lorne Michaels as he began hinting during an interview with CBS Mornings host Gayle King that a possible successor might be coming aboard SNL after the coming-sooner-than-you-think Season 50 (we're in Season 47 right now) We're learning that co-head[...]
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Earlier this week, we reported on an interview that NBC's Saturday Night Live creator Lorne Michaels had with CBS Mornings host Gayle King ahead of his Kennedy Center honor where he hinted at passing the SNL baton onto someone else after the long-running late-night series wraps its 50th anniversary season (2024-2025 broadcast season) Now, we're[...]
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But when series creator Lorne Michaels starts hinting around about passing the SNL baton onto someone else with the upcoming 50th anniversary season (2024-2025 broadcast season), it's definitely going to get our attention. Image: Screencap Speaking with CBS Mornings host Gayle King during a tour behind-the-scenes of SNL's show night for his recent Kennedy Center honor, Michael[...]
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So while we await the start of the promo cycle for next weekend (and hopefully some clarity on the Sheeran situation), we're taking a look at an interesting quote from series creator Lorne Michaels in a THR profile of SNL alum Will Ferrell In the piece, Ferrell's time on the long-running sketch comedy/music series was[...]
jeopardy
So it seemed only fitting that SNL creator & executive producer Lorne Michaels would take a moment to dedicate the show's award to him. Image: Screencap "'Weekend Update' has been part of 'SNL' for 46 seasons and here I'd like to pay tribute to one of the best we ever had, Norm Macdonald," Michaels said in his[...]
Schmigadoon!
The musical comedy series, Schmigadoon! from executive producer Lorne Michaels has finally has set a premiere date The series, which includes such stars as Cecily Strong, Keegan-Michael Key, Alan Cumming, Fred Armisen, and Martin Short, will kick off with a two-episode premiere on the AppleTV+ streaming platform on July 16 Following the premiere of the initial two episodes, each[...]
Saturday Night Live returns December 5th (Image: SNL/NBCU)
For the record? Bleeding Cool wrote last year that we were surprised and a little pissed off that Lorne Michaels gave country singer Morgan Wallen a second chance to perform on NBC's Saturday Night Live Wallen ignored the show's COVID protocols and was captured on social media attending a crowded party filled with people mostly[...]
John Mulaney Is Sorry for Causing the Pandemic - SNL
The long-running sketch comedy and musical series is executive produced by Lorne Michaels, produced by Steve Higgins and Erik Kenward, and directed by Don Roy King Ken Aymong serves as a supervising producer, with Lindsay Shookus, Erin Doyle, and Tom Broecker producing The series is produced by SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and[...]
Adele Impresses H.E.R. and Kate McKinnon with Her American Accent - SNL
The long-running sketch comedy and musical series is executive produced by Lorne Michaels, produced by Steve Higgins and Erik Kenward, and directed by Don Roy King Ken Aymong serves as a supervising producer, with Lindsay Shookus, Erin Doyle, and Tom Broecker producing The series is produced by SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and[...]
Saturday Night Live has set Adele to host and H.E.R. as the musical performer.
The long-running sketch comedy and musical series is executive produced by Lorne Michaels, produced by Steve Higgins and Erik Kenward, and directed by Don Roy King Ken Aymong serves as a supervising producer, with Lindsay Shookus, Erin Doyle, and Tom Broecker producing The series is produced by SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and[...]
Bill Burr Wants to Be SNL’s Host and Musical Guest
Wallen was contacted by the show and informed that he was being cut from the show "because of COVID protocols," but he said in his Instagram post (see below) that SNL creator Lorne Michaels told him his appearance would be rescheduled for another time. "It's a tough video for me to make but a necessary one,"[...]
Saturday Night Live returns to Studio 8H for Season 46 (Image: NBCU)
But just in case there's any doubt about that being the plan (or about the cast wanting to get out of their homes and back to Rockefeller Center as soon as possible), NBC released a bold, slightly "dramatic" teaser for the season opener. Saturday Night Live returns to Studio 8H for Season 46 (Image: NBCU) Here's our[...]
A look at who's hosting and the musical performance for Saturday Night Live Season 46 opener. (Image: NBC)
With Saturday Night Live alumnus Chris Rock (Fargo) and rapper Megan Thee Stallion kicking off the comedy-variety series' 46th season back in Studio 8H on October 3rd (kicking off the first of five new episodes), SNL creator Lorne Michaels offered some additional updates on what viewers can expect this season during an interview with The[...]
Stories from the Show: SNL At Home
Sources tell Variety, creator Lorne Michaels and company plan to return to 30 Rockefeller Plaza to pick where they left when quarantine forced production to each cast's homes When approached, NBC declined to comment on anything in regard to the long-running variety series The network remains hesitant to announce a return date given the uncertainty[...]
L-R: Pete Davidson arrives for the Netflix 'The Dirt' Premiere on March 18, 2019 in Hollywood, CA. Editorial credit: DFree / Shutterstock.com | Colin Jost at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards - Arrivals at the Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2017 in Los Angeles, CA. Editorial credit: Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock.com
Lorne Michaels will produce the film, which for now has no director This will be one of the first big projects for the two SNL cast members, as Pete Davidson is expected to leave the sketch show over the summer before it comes back in the fall, with Jost following after this fall's presidential election[...]
Paula Pell in Mapleworth Murders (Image: Quibi).
It's basically a "who's who" of comedy, both behind the camera and in front of it (and with involvement from Lorne Michaels, that's practically expected). Paula Pell in Mapleworth Murders (Image: Quibi). So, with a cast like Paula Pell, John Lutz, Tina Fey, Tim Meadows, Patton Oswalt, Maya Rudolph, and Chris Parnell (to name just a few),[...]
Brad Pitt plays Dr. Anthony Fauci during the SNL at Home cold open, courtesy of NBC.
The long-running sketch comedy and musical series is executive produced by Lorne Michaels, produced by Steve Higgins and Erik Kenward, and directed by Don Roy King Ken Aymong serves as a supervising producer, with Lindsay Shookus, Erin Doyle, and Tom Broecker producing The series is produced by SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and[...]