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Sasheer Zamata Leaving 'SNL' After Season 42
We thought it down to the wire when word broke before the SNL finale that Vanessa Bayer would join Bobby Moynihan in leaving after Season 42, but it seems another departure went entirely without notice. Reports confirm Sasheer Zamata also took her final bow with this past Saturday’s finale, j…
Chris Pine Makes 'SNL' Debut in Final May Shows Promo
SNL Season 42 was looking a bit touch-and-go with the looming Writers’ Strike, but thankfully, Jimmy Fallon won’t be the last of this season’s Not-Ready-For-Primetime-But-Technically-Primetime-in-LA players. Here’s May host Chris Pine and Kate McKinnon playing camera tric…
'SNL' Sets Katy Perry as Season 42 Finale Musical Guest
SNL declared its final hosts of the season earlier than usual, tying the announcements of Jimmy Fallon, Chris Pine, Melissa McCarthy and Dwayne Johnson to its live coast-to-coast debut. Now, the final shows have Katy Perry and others among the musical guests, assuming the Writers Guild strike doesn&…
'American Idol' Reboot Likely Shelved at FOX and NBC
Whether or not American Idol jumped the gun to plot a reboot so soon after its “Farewell Season,” the point may be moot. Reports indicate that neither NBC nor FOX were able to negotiate a deal with the studios behind Idol, likely shelving any revival for the foreseeable future.
Alec Baldwin Declined 'SNL' Trump Role At First
Once upon a time, Alec Baldwin taking on the role of SNL’s Donald Trump seemed like an amusing guest spot to take us through the debates. Now, the question remains how long Baldwin will play the beleaguered president, especially as the reigning host claims he never wanted the role in the firs…
'American Idol' Revival Now Bidding Between FOX and NBC
It wasn’t terribly surprising that FOX would say goodbye to American Idol after so many years, but word that NBC might look to revive it alongside The Voice came more unexpectedly. Now, FOX is reportedly bidding for the rights to bring American Idol back on its own, almost exactly as we remem…
Melissa McCarthy Studying Sean Spicer for SNL Return
SNL has one heck of a Season 42 finish ahead, to follow Louis C.K. with Jimmy Fallon, Chris Pine, Melissa McCarthy and The Rock, and live on every coast at that. Of all those names, however, McCarthy might build the most anticipation, as the Sean Spicer impressionist says she’s already squirr…
SNL Losing Bobby Moynihan to CBS Pilot After Season 42?
It’s about that time of the season when SNL starts sketching out its final weeks, and with it tends to come a bit of turnover. Speculation most frequently points to senior cast member Kenan Thompson, but a new CBS pilot suggests that Bobby Moynihan may actually leave Studio 8H after Season 42…

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