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  1. 'SNL': Civil Rights Group Praises Plan to Add African-American Woman to Cast

    6:04 pm 12/12/2013

    ColorOfChange.org, which says it met with NBCUniversal execs before Thanksgiving, calls the move "an important step in the right direction."Read more

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  2. Civil Rights Group to Lorne Michaels: Why Doesn't 'SNL' Cast Black Women? (Exclusive)

    5:14 pm 10/31/2013

    In a letter, ColorOfChange.org asks the legendary producer how he will ensure black women are represented on the NBC show, which it accuses of trafficking in "dehumanizing portrayals that make race and gender the butt of the joke."Read more

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  3. The Last Impresario: London Review

    8:32 pm 10/13/2013

    A starry guest list adds extra zing to this warm-hearted documentary about London showbiz producer and party-loving playboy Michael White.Read more

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  4. Sarah Silverman, Topher Grace, Patti LuPone to Star in HBO's Lorne Michaels Pilot

    11:30 am 10/4/2013

    Half-hour comedy "People in New Jersey" hails from "Girls" writer Bruce Eric Kaplan. Paul Feig will direct the pilot.Read more

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  5. John Mulaney Comedy Lands Series Order at Fox

    11:15 am 10/2/2013

    The semi-autobiographical comedy from EP Lorne Michaels was developed last season for NBC. Martin Short also will remain on board with the multicamera vehicle.Read more

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  6. 'SNL' Stars, Sex in the Green Room: 40 Wild Years of The Groundlings

    7:00 am 9/19/2013

    Everyone from Kristen Wiig to Kathy Griffin recalls the creativity and brutal competition that sent Will Ferrell, Cheri Oteri, Chris Kattan, Phil Hartman, Jon Lovitz and others to work for Lorne Michaels -- or on to even greater success.Read more

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  7. 'Saturday Night Live' Names New 'Weekend Update' Anchor

    4:21 pm 9/15/2013

    UPDATED: Lorne Michaels tells The New York Times that Cecily Strong will join Seth Meyers on the anchor desk starting with the Sept. 28 season premiere.Read more

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  8. How 'Saturday Night Live' Found 5 New Castmembers

    7:00 am 9/11/2013

    It took secret showcases, a Vine video re-enactment and one nerve-racking audition in front of Lorne Michaels.Read more

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  9. Tina Fey to Open 39th Season of 'Saturday Night Live'

    8:12 am 9/9/2013

    Additional hosts include the twerkified Miley Cyrus and action hero Bruce Willis.Read more

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  10. Robin Roberts Gets Standing Ovation at Peabody Awards

    12:30 pm 5/20/2013

    Joining fellow honorees Lorne Michaels and Louis C.K. at the New York event, the "Good Morning America" host tells THR about the ABC News segment that chronicled her bone marrow transplant: “I don’t regret it at all. But it wasn’t easy."Read more

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