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Lorne Michaels

  1. new shows
    Syfy Is Making an Animated Late-Night Show Starring Will Forte and Heidi GardnerThey’ll voice alien news anchors named Drexx Drudlarr and Tuva Van Void.
  2. snl
    Jane Curtin Reveals the Worst Guest SNL Host: ‘God, There Were So Many!’Walter Matthau was notably bad, according to Curtin.
  3. snl
    The Long, Intertwined History of Paul Simon, Lorne Michaels, and SNLPaul Simon and Lorne Michaels go way back.
  4. vulture lists
    Every Saturday Night Live Movie, RankedParty on.
  5. snl
    Taran Killam Says SNL Became ‘Less of a Happy Place’ After Seth Meyers Left“[Seth Meyers] was the last person there who I witnessed really collaborate with Lorne, as opposed to just kind of do what Lorne says.”
  6. snl
    Ariana Grande Canceled Her SNL Appearance for ‘Emotional Reasons’She was replaced by Kanye West.
  7. in development
    Kenan Thompson’s Single-Dad Comedy in the Works at NBCBut what does this mean for SNL?
  8. profiles
    Chevy Chase Just Wants to Talk Some Shit in Peace, Okay?“I’m highly sensitive.”
  9. Aidy Bryant Comedy Shrill Ordered at HuluWith Lorne Michaels producing.
  10. television
    HBO Orders Spanish-Language Comedy From Fred Armisen and Lorne MichaelsThe show is set in “a strange and dreamy version of present-day Mexico City.”
  11. emmys
    Michael Che and Colin Jost Will Host a Very SNL EmmysThe September 17 telecast will include “surprise appearances by other cast members of Saturday Night Live.”
  12. Aidy Bryant and Lorne Michaels Are Developing a Hulu Comedy Based on Lindy […]Lindy West’s 2016 memoir Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman might turn into a comedy series at Hulu starring SNL’s Aidy Bryant. According to The […]
  13. Leslie Jones to Star in ‘Baby Nurse,’ Lorne Michaels’ First Film at […] After 26 years of releasing his movies at Paramount Pictures, Lorne Michaels and Universal have announced a first-look production deal for […]
  14. good one podcast
    The Story Behind the Funniest Sex Scene EverWith MacGruber, Will Forte raised the bar on how funny a sex scene can be.
  15. NBC Developing ‘Going Dutch’ Comedy Series from ‘Late Night’ Writer Amber […]Late Night writer/performer Amber Ruffin might be getting her very own show on NBC. Deadline reports that the network has put into development […]
  16. Lorne Michaels Reportedly Wants to Bring Kids in the Hall Back to TVIt’s a limited-run series…that gives sketches…to ex-girlfriends.
  17. Lorne Michaels Reportedly Wants to Bring Back ‘The Kids in the Hall’There’s a good chance that more Kids in the Hall could be in our future. In an interview with News-Press.com, Kevin McDonald revealed that […]
  18. Dan Harmon on Katie Rich’s ‘SNL’ Firing: ‘You Have to Fucking Protect […]Back in January, Saturday Night Live “suspended” writer Katie Rich for tweeting a joke about Donald Trump’s son Barron. The tweet in question […]
  19. We Asked Lewis Black Which Trump Cabinet Member He’d Want to Play on SNLVIDEO: Surprising.
  20. NBC Orders a Comedy Pilot from Mike O’Brien, Seth Meyers, and Lorne […]Mike O’Brien has a comedy pilot in the works at NBC. Deadline reports that the network has ordered an untitled single-cam pilot written by […]
  21. nbc
    Seth Meyers, Lorne Michaels Working on NBC PilotThe comedy series involves a revenge-obsessed high-school teacher.
  22. Dave Chappelle Dropped Some Truth (With a Little Help From Chris Rock) on […] No matter which way the election went, there was no doubt that Dave Chappelle would be the perfect host for the first post-election episode […]
  23. Lorne Michaels Talks ‘SNL’ Cast Changes and Alec Baldwin as the New Donald […]Ahead of Saturday Night Live’s season 42 premiere tomorrow, The Hollywood Reporter spoke with Lorne Michaels about the changes he’s made to the […]
  24. it's gonna be yuge
    Tina Fey Suggested Alec Baldwin Be SNL’s TrumpSuper-classy lady. Hugely classy.
  25. What to Look Forward to in ‘SNL’ Season 42 Season 42 of Saturday Night Live debuts this weekend with three (and a half?) new featured players, a massively overhauled writers’ room, and […]
  26. The ‘SNL’-Packed ‘Brother Nature’ Is Coming This Fall Brother Nature, a movie originally announced as Brother in Laws and shot back in 2014, is finally coming out this fall. Produced by Lorne […]
  27. Here’s a Sneak Peek of Jerry Seinfeld’s ‘Comedians in Cars’ Interview with […]Crackle debuts a new episode of Jerry Seinfeld’s Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee this week featuring a very special guest – SNL’s Lorne […]
  28. Colin Jost and Michael Che Will Remain on ‘SNL’s Weekend Update Next SeasonIt’s been a month since SNL’s 41st season wrapped up, and news about next season’s cast is starting to trickle in. According to The Wrap, one […]
  29. Armen Weitzman to Play Lorne Michaels in ‘A Futile and Stupid Gesture’David Wain’s Netflix film about National Lampoon co-founder Doug Kenney just revealed another cast member. Armen Weitzman (Another Period, […]
  30. temper tantrums
    Kanye’s SNL Outburst Didn’t Worry Lorne MichaelsLorne “Shruggie” Michaels.
  31. maya and marty
    Maya Rudolph and Martin Short’s Variety Show Is Finally HappeningMaya and Marty in Manhattan.
  32. A Lorne Michaels Biography Is in the Works from Susan MorrisonThere are plenty of books out there for SNL fans, and now there’s a new one to look forward to: an authorized biography of Lorne Michaels. […]
  33. last night on late night
    That Time Adam McKay Prank Called Lorne Michaels As Mad Joe TorreThe director recounted the experience on Late Night With Seth Meyers.
  34. HBO Not Moving Forward with Lorne Michaels-Produced ‘Brothers in Atlanta’HBO has decided to take back its series order for the Lorne Michaels-produced Brothers in Atlanta. According to Variety, the pay network is no […]
  35. comedy
    SNL Gang Launches Latino-Focused Comedy ChannelIt’s called Más Mejor.
  36. ‘SNL’ Co-Head Writer Colin Jost to Write and Act in Lorne […]Lorne Michaels is producing a new movie scripted by Colin Jost, who’s been writing for SNL since 2005 and serving as co-head writer with Seth […]
  37. It’s Official: Seth Meyers Will Take Over NBC’s ‘Late Night’ in 2014With Jimmy Fallon’s impending takeover of The Tonight Show set for next February, Seth Meyers has been considered the frontrunner to be the new […]
  38. Tina Fey Doesn’t Want to Take Over ‘SNL’ When Lorne Michaels Leaves Lorne Michaels’s retirement is still a long way away, but one can’t help but wonder who’s going to get his high-profile job as SNL’s head […]
  39. pilots
    Kenan Thompson’s Working With Lorne Michaels on a Sitcom for NBCIt appears to be Good Burger–less.
  40. shake-ups
    Jay Pharoah Will Play Obama on SNL This SeasonAnd Taran Killam will play Paul Ryan.
  41. Talking with Bill Hader about ‘SNL’, Impressions, Breaking, Lorne […]On October 1, 2005 Bill Hader debuted on SNL, feeling lucky and surprised to be there. Now, seven years later, it seems like not much has […]
  42. the oscars
    Lorne Michaels Isn’t Producing the OscarsABC rejects Jimmy Fallon, Lorne Michaels rejects ABC.
  43. party chat
    Lorne Michaels and Fred Armisen on Kristen Wiig’s Farewell SegmentAnd he says Samberg and Sudeikis aren’t going anywhere.
  44. snl
    Watch a Shelved, Controversial SNL Cartoon From 1998Twelve years ago, SNL ended up shelving this cartoon about media monopolies.
  45. The Lost Roles of Three AmigosThis week marks the 25th anniversary of Three Amigos, one of the best-regarded comedies of the 1980’s and one that brought together a […]
  46. Saturday Night Live’s 25 Most Repeated CharactersDid Buckwheat make the cut? The Samurai? MacGruber? See who has the most popular … or most beaten to death, depending on your perspective.
  47. The Lost Roles of Chevy ChaseSay what you will about the quality of Chevy Chase’s movies, but you have to admit his influence on modern American comedy is vast. As Saturday […]
  48. exclusive
    Guess Which SNL Vet Is Stopping By Up All Night?Hint: MacGruber!
  49. funny business
    Kristen Wiig Is One of the ‘Top Three or Four’ SNL Cast Members Ever, Says Lorne MichaelsBut she’s still an anxious person.
  50. exclusive
    Christina Applegate Goes From Real Mom to TV MomShe’s set to star in a show from ‘Parks and Rec’ scribe Emily Spivey.
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