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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. Merrill Markoe Imagines 5 Donald Trump 'SNL' Sketches

    3:16 pm 11/6/2015

    The former 'Late Night With David Letterman' writer and five-time Emmy winner has a few suggestions for Lorne Michaels to make the most out of the controversial host.Read more

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  10. Colin Jost Steps Down as Head Writer at 'Saturday Night Live'

    9:58 am 10/20/2015

    He has chosen to focus more on "Weekend Update," the satirical newscast he co-anchors with Michael Che.Read more

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