lorne michaels Archives

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[...]
Pete Davidson on Saturday Night Live, 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[...]
Saturday Night Live is back with another edition of SNL at Home, 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[...]