IFC is going deeper into business with “Portlandia” star Fred Armisen, ordering a docu-parody series that he created with fellow “Saturday Night Live” alums Seth Meyers and Bill Hader. As part of its…
Seth Meyers launched a more understated version of NBC's “Late Night,” Monday evening, depending less on surprise celebrity skits and an outrageous monologue, and more on his own self-deprecating wit…
Johnny Carson had Doc Severinsen. David Letterman has Paul Shaffer. Conan O'Brien had Max Weinberg. And Seth Meyers will have Fred Armisen? Meyers, set to take over NBC's regular “Late Night”…
You'd think Lorne Michaels might be able to relax. He just hired a whopping six new cast members (can anyone recall a season where he took in more than three?) to his late-night institution…
“Saturday Night Live” will return to NBC on Sept. 28 with alum Tina Fey serving as host of the season 39 premiere. Seg will mark Fey's fourth time hosting the latenight Peacock series since her…
The program relies heavily on improvisation, while making do on a limited budget. Most episodes consist of short pieces, but this season, the program tested a story arc in which the two main…
"SNL" has weathered its fair share of cast defections over its long run but this is a huge talent drain for the franchise to suffer all at once.
Jason Sudeikis has made it official--he will not return to "Saturday Night Live" this fall.
Tales from the trenches: Scribes talk shop and compare notes at Variety's annual Night in the Writers' Room sesh at the Writers Guild Theater.
At Variety's annual “Night in the Writers Room” event held Tuesday Writers Guild Theater in Beverly Hills, scribes from an eclectic mix of cable and broadcast series gathered to talk about their…
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