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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[...]
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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[...]
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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[...]