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  1. 'Saturday Night Live' Format Comes to China, Seeks Local Comedians

    10:05 pm 3/2/2015

    The video site already streams the U.S. version, but 'Saturday Night Live China' will be tailored to Chinese audiences.Read more

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  2. Former 'SNL' Actress Victoria Jackson on Political Bias at Anniversary Show: "Is Lorne Ashamed of Me?"

    3:51 pm 2/18/2015

    Jackson is saying that she was the only castmember at Sunday's event to be banished to an overflow room.Read more

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  3. Politics of 'SNL' 40th Seating: How Taylor Swift Ended Up Next to Sarah Palin

    6:00 am 2/18/2015

    Lorne Michaels spent longest next to Jack Nicholson in the audience, as A-listers jockeyed for prime real estate.Read more

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  4. 'SNL' 40th Anniversary: 'Wayne's World' Sketch Mocks Kanye West, Lorne Michaels

    8:40 pm 2/15/2015

    "Kanye, sit down."Read more

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  5. 'SNL' at 40: Bob Odenkirk Recalls the Time He Confused Steven Seagal

    2:00 pm 2/12/2015

    Fellow former writers Greg Daniels and Conan O'Brien also recall why they turned down wine from Lorne Michaels.Read more

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  6. 'SNL': 20 Personal, Funny Tales From Kristen Wiig, Dana Carvey, Laraine Newman and More

    6:12 pm 2/11/2015

    Sarah Silverman and Bob Odenkirk are also among the 20 former hosts, writers, producers, cast members and musical guests who share their favorite moments from the past 40 years of the NBC comedy.Read more

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  7. Billy Bob Thornton, Alfred Molina Join Tina Fey's Wartime Dark Comedy

    3:30 pm 2/11/2015

    Margot Robbie and Martin Freeman will co-star in the Paramount film.Read more

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  8. Bill Carter on Covering 'SNL' and Lorne Michaels: "Many Lost Their Minds in Pursuit" of His Approval

    10:00 am 2/4/2015

    Writing for THR, with insight from Jimmy Fallon, Tina Fey and Conan O'Brien, the longtime New York Times writer recounts 40 years of covering the show and its brash producer's bravado, taste and power over his talent.Read more

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  9. Lorne Michaels on 40 Years of 'SNL': Being "'Feared' Was Never My Goal"

    9:30 am 2/4/2015

    As part of THR's special issue on NBC’s comedy series, the comedy kingpin reflects on the show's success, passing on Stephen Colbert, the season he’d do over and what kind of boss he really is: "Beloved," he jokes.Read more

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