NBC Gives Pilot Order To A Lorne Michaels Comedy Starring John Mulaney

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"SNL" pro John Mulaney will star and be the writer of an NBC pilot, produced by Lorne Michaels.

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Kenan Thompson Might Be Getting A Sitcom On NBC

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After almost 10 years on "SNL," it looks Kenan Thompson may be breaking out and getting something of his own. According to the The Hollywood Reporter, Thompson is working with Lorne Michaels on a sitcom for NBC.


Here’s How ‘SNL’ Got Big Bird

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The New York Times has a behind-the-scenes look at the most recent episode of "SNL."

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'SNL' Will Finally Let Jay Pharoah Do That Thing He Does Really Well

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After four years of Fred Armisen portraying Barack Obama, 'Saturday Night Live' will finally replace him with Jay Pharoah.

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The 10 Most Bitter Behind-The-Scenes ‘SNL’ Feuds

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A list of the most bitter behind-the-scenes feuds at "SNL," including Norm vs. Chris Kattan, Chevy vs. Bill, and Lorne vs. Everyone.

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Jason Sudeikis Is Not Leaving ‘SNL’ Now

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After a summer of silence, it turns out Jason Sudeikis is staying at SNL after all.


Lorne Michaels's 'SNL' Rejection Letters Were Exceptionally Civil, Minus The Nudity Part

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Letters of Note found a rejection letter sent by "SNL" creator Lorne Michaels back in 1976, during the show's first season.


Lorne Michaels Says 'Saturday Night Live' Is Not Partisan. Lorne Michaels is Wrong

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Over the weekend, "Saturday Night Live" had originally planned to run a cold open featuring Fred Armisen's President Obama that basically <a href="http://www.nypost.com/p/entertainment/tv/the_lost_obama_sketch_lK217KgscFzDMLwwfJhKfK">lampooned</a> Obama's supposed exploitation of the killing of Bin Laden.

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Will Mitt Romney Become the First Ever Cyborg to Host 'Saturday Night Live'?

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Two interesting tidbits about upcoming hosts of "Saturday Night Live" were revealed this weekend following a <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/tv/2012/04/steven-spielberg-plays-with-laser-cats-and-josh-brolin-anonymously-hosts-snl#page/1">fairly mediocre episode</a>.

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In a Surprise to No One, Three of the Best 'SNL' Cast Members May Abandon Ship

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<a href="http://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/television/wiig-samberg-sudeikis-leaving-snl-weekly-reports-article-1.1056257">Us Weekly</a> -- that bastion of journalistic integrity, a publication that's never missed a beat in the ongoing mundanities of the Kardashians -- is reporting that Jason Sudeikis, Kristen Wiig, and Andy Samberg are leaving "SNL" at the end of the season.

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Lindsay Lohan Will Host 'Saturday Night Live' for Some Reason

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Lindsay Lohan -- who has hosted "Saturday Night Live" thrice, but not since 2006, and certainly not since she became the coke-addicted trainwreck she is now -- is set to host the show again on March 3rd.

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Alec Baldwin to Host 'SNL' Premiere

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One of my favorite things about summer is that we rarely talk about "Saturday Night Live," which means that I don't have to read the two most tiresome and insipid comments this blog generates: "SNL is still on the air.


Isn't That Special: How NBC Could Return Saturday Night Live to Glory

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Each month when we have our Uproxx writer meetings on Fire Island, we always remember to go over the cardinal rules of blogging.

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‘SNL’ to Finally Hire New Black Guy!

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"Hey, shouldn't a black guy play Barack Obama on 'Saturday Night Live'.


The New ‘SNL’ Cast Members Are…

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Following the news that <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/tv/2010/08/will-forte-leaving-snl" target="_self">Will Forte is departing the cast</a> of "Saturday Night Live" after eight seasons, NBC's late-night stalwart has added three new cast members for its 36th season: Taran Killam, Paul Brittain, and Vanessa Bayer.



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Well, it's official: Betty White really will be the host of "Saturday Night Live" on May 8th.

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"Saturday Night Live" had an uneven, largely disappointing season premiere this weekend, and I'm sad to report that the scheduled picture of host Megan Fox has been replaced by SNL rookie Jenny Slate, seen here reacting to saying the F-word on live television in her first starring sketch, the three billionth variation of "regular person has an unfunny talk show" (see video below).


Live From New York, It’s A Saturday Night F-Bomb…

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Nothing like screwing the pooch live on TV, especially during the season premiere of a show.

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Over the weekend, "Saturday Night Live" <a href="http://thecomicscomic.typepad.com/thecomicscomic/2009/09/saturday-night-live-hires-jenny-slate-and-nasim-pedrad-join-the-snl-cast.html" target="_blank">hired two new comediennes</a>, Jenny Slate and Nasim Pedrad, <a href="http://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/tv/2009/09/08/2009-09-08_saturday_night_live_replaces_cast_members_.html" target="_blank">just as it was letting go Michaela Watkins and Casey Wilson</a>.



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"MacGruber" is a gimmick SNL sketch that was never more than mildly funny to begin with and survives only because it's usually less than a minute long.

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