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  1. 'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Seth Meyers ('Late Night With Seth Meyers')

    8:14 am 6/11/2016

    NBC's 42-year-old veteran, who was at 'SNL' longer than all but one other castmember in its history, says writing was his "key to survival" at the fabled sketch show and that he left it very reluctantly, but he's grown to love the 'consistency' of late-night talk.Read more

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  2. Watch the Trailer for Jerry Seinfeld's 'Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee'

    9:00 am 6/6/2016

    Judd Apatow, Lorne Michaels, John Oliver and Margaret Cho will each go for a ride when season eight premieres June 16.Read more

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  3. Pat Boone Escalates His War on 'Saturday Night Live'

    3:14 pm 4/21/2016

    “I’d like to ask Lorne Michaels: If somebody did a funny sketch and portrayed his mother as a diseased whore, would he find that funny?" asks the legendary entertainer.Read more

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  4. Diane Sawyer, Ann Curry Laud Tina Fey at 'Whiskey Tango Foxtrot' NYC Screening

    7:42 am 2/22/2016

    "'Why is it that everyone else gets to do a war movie and I don't get to do a war movie?'" Lorne Michael recalled. "I said, 'Perfect, because I know right now, Paramount is desperate for big-budget Taliban comedy.'"Read more

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  5. Steven Spielberg, Tina Fey, Jimmy Fallon, Steve Martin Honor Lorne Michaels at Lincoln Center Gala

    12:08 pm 2/12/2016

    “Lorne Michaels launched more comedy careers than bad parenting,” Martin Short joked at the star-studded American Songbook event attended by Steven Spielberg, Brad Grey, Barry Diller, Diane Sawyer, Jeff Zucker, Michael Bloomberg and CAA's Bryan Lourd, who also served as co-chair of the event.Read more

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  6. Lorne Michaels on Donald Trump: "He Could End Up Being the Moderate"

    3:37 pm 2/9/2016

    "There is something happening there, or it wouldn’t be resonating," the creator of 'Saturday Night Live' said.Read more

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  7. Adam McKay Prank Called Lorne Michaels Pretending to be Joe Torre

    7:59 am 1/26/2016

    The former 'SNL' head writer who recently directed 'The Big Short' said he got tired of waiting for Michaels to choose which sketches would be in the show.Read more

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  8. Lorne Michaels Comedy 'Brothers in Atlanta' Dead at HBO

    1:15 pm 1/22/2016

    The project was picked up to series in April by the pay cabler.Read more

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  9. How Lorne Michaels Orchestrated NBC's Adele Bonanza

    5:00 am 12/2/2015

    The '25' singer gave 'Saturday Night Live' a ratings boost on Nov. 21 and recently made her rounds on the network's 'Today' and 'The Tonight Show.' Her last stop on the NBC tour? A primetime concert special airing Dec. 14.Read more

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  10. Marc Maron Confronts Lorne Michaels About Failed 'SNL' Audition on 'WTF' Podcast

    10:39 am 11/9/2015

    Twenty years later, Lorne Michaels reveals the truth as to why Marc Maron didn’t land the gig.Read more

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