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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Kids in the Hall on Lorne Michaels' "Muscle," Hollywood Homophobia and Their Monty Python Obsession

    1:22 pm 10/12/2015

    In a rare group interview, the hugely influential sketch-comedy troupe reveals how the 'SNL' mogul discovered them (then almost split them up), how they'd feel about a Netflix revival and how their careers took hits for being too gay-positive. Says Dave Foley: "Sometimes Scott would angrily explain to us that we were heroes." Read more

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  9. Lorne Michaels to Produce Zack Pearlman-Scripted Road Comedy (Exclusive)

    2:44 pm 10/6/2015

    It's the first script sale for Pearlman, who currently costars in 'The Intern.'Read more

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  10. Lorne Michaels' Broadway Video to Launch Latino-Focused Digital Studio

    9:29 am 9/28/2015

    Mas Mejor will launch in January 2016 with short-form comedy content from 'Saturday Night Live' alums Horatio Sanz and Fred Armisen.Read more

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