NBC’s Maya Rudolph Variety Special to Air May 19

NBC plans to air its “The Maya Rudolph Show,” a variety show special centered around the “Saturday Night Live” alum, at 10 p.m. May 19.

The Universal Television event will also feature “SNL” alums Andy Samberg, Fred Armisen and Chris Parnell, as well as Kristen Bell, Craig Robinson and Sean Hayes. Janelle Monae will be the musical guest and Raphael Saadiq serves as bandleader.

Rudolph, David Javerbaum, Erin David and Dave Becky will produce, with Lorne Michaels serving as executive producer.

May is shaping up to be a heavy events month for NBC. This special airs a few days after the conclusion of the network’s “Rosemary’s Baby” miniseries that stars Zoe Saldana.

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