Lorne Michaels Recent News

‘Saturday Night Live’ Is Adding Three New Cast Members to Its Roster

Kit Bowen | September 12, 2016 - 7:09 pm

Ah, new blood. More »


TBT: 5 Emmy-Worthy GIFs from Andy Samberg’s 2005 YouTube Video ‘The Backseatsman’

Mia Lardiere | September 17, 2015 - 11:15 am

He’s just a man in the backseat of your van.

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Darrell Hammond Returning to ‘Saturday Night Live’ to Replace the Late Don Pardo as Announcer

Peggy Truong | September 18, 2014 - 10:00 am

Saturday Night Live is sticking with what it knows best.

USA Today is reporting that NBC has hired SNL alum Darrell Hammond to be the show’s new announcer — one month after the passing of the legendary Don Pardo, who held the post for all 39 seasons.

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Exploring The Wonder Of ‘Saturday Night Live’

Kelly Lynch | August 22, 2013 - 5:30 pm

Saturday Night Live is closing in on its 40th anniversary (the premiere episode aired on October 11th, 1975) and Lorne Michaels is spearheading the search for new talent to replace Bill Hader, Jason Sudeikis and Fred Armisen, who departed at the end of last season.  … More »


Will ‘SNL’ Feature Five-Timers As Special Guests?

Peggy Truong | March 9, 2013 - 4:37 pm

Major spoiler alert?

Justin Timberlake’s highly anticipated Saturday Night Live episode is only hours away, but it looks like the show might be getting ready for an even bigger appearance by some familiar faces.

On Friday, Steve Martin posted a Twitter photo of himself posing with SNL hosts and players of… More »


Kenan Thompson May Be Leaving ‘Saturday Night Live’ for His Own Sitcom

Gary Susman | November 20, 2012 - 1:40 pm

Kenan Thompson leaving NBC’s Saturday Night Live? Oo-wee, what’s up with that?

According to TV Guide, the veteran SNL star is developing a sitcom to star in, a multi-generational family comedy about a man who moves in with his in-laws, that would take him away from the sketch comedy show where he’s been… More »