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A Maya Rudolph Variety Show Is Really Happening

SANTA MONICA, CA - OCTOBER 19:  Actresses Maya Rudolph and Amy Poehler perform at the Festival Supreme comedy and music festival on the Santa Monica Pier on October 19, 2013 in Santa Monica, California.  (Photo by Michael Tullberg/Getty Images)

Nearly nine months ago, we heard that Maya Rudolph, in the wake of Up All Night, was looking to do a variety show, even turning down multiple sitcom pilots. Well, guys, Deadline reports it's really happening. Lorne Michaels will work with Rudolph to shoot a pilot that will air as a special after the Winter Olympics. Finally, a reason to sit through curling. Unless you already like curling, in which case you're going to have a night of a lifetime.

Photo: Michael Tullberg/2013 Michael Tullberg