Posts tagged "Lorne Michaels"

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

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.

Peggy Truong / September 18, 2014

Exploring The Wonder Of ‘Saturday Night Live’

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. …

Kelly Lynch / August 22, 2013

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

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…

Peggy Truong / March 9, 2013

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

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 bee…

Gary Susman / November 20, 2012