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SNL’s Abby Elliott Lands Fox Comedy Pilot

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 05:  Actress Abby Elliott atttends the "Portlandia" season 2 premiere screening at the American Museum of Natural History on January 5, 2012 in New York City.  (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

SNL's resident Rachel Maddow–Angelina Jolie–Zooey Deschanel impersonator Abby Elliott will probably depart the show if her new gig as the star of a Fox sitcom pans out. Comedy pilot Ben Fox Is My Manny will feature Elliott as a single mom whose brother moves in to help with the baby. Any chance this brother happens to be resourceful enough to do something about that unwieldy title?

Photo: Stephen Lovekin/2012 Getty Images