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Lorne Michaels
Name : Lorne Michaels
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Date of Birth : 1944
Place of Birth : Canada
Country Of Nationality : Canada
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Brief Bio : Lorne Michaels (born Lorne David Lipowitz on November 17, 1944) is an Emmy-winning Canadian television producer, writer and comedian best known for creating and producing Saturday Night Live and producing... - More...
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Goldberg, Shaiman, Short and Walters Will Salute Crystal at Kennedy Center
Playbill.com - New York, NY, USA - As previously reported, Tony Award winner Billy Crystal will receive the tenth annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor Oct. 11 at 8 PM in the Kennedy Center Opera House.

The starry list of entertainers who will salute Crystal include Bob Costas, Jimmy Fallon, Whoopi Goldberg, Rob Reiner, Marc Shaiman, Martin Short, Barbara Walters and Robin Williams. The evening, which will be taped by WETA Washington, D.C., will air on PBS stations nationwide Nov. 12 at 9 PM ET.

The Mark Twain Prize, according to press notes, recognizes "people who have had an impact on American society in ways similar to the
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Celebrities : Barbara Walters, Martin Short, Lily Tomlin, Carl Reiner, Steve Martin, Rob Reiner, Stephen A. Schwarzman, Neil Simon, Marc Shaiman, Mark Twain, Bob Costas, Lorne Michaels, Robin Williams, Whoopi Goldberg, Billy Crystal, Bob Newhart, Jimmy Fallon
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Posted 7/25/2007 12:07:08 AM | Permalink
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Lorne Michaels: The one constant on Saturday Night Live
Globe and Mail - Canada - Few bosses inspire more fear in their employees than Lorne Michaels. More than three decades of running Saturday Night Live have not appeared to soften the Canadian-born producer in any way. He continues to steer the franchise he created with an iron hand, screening every single sketch before letting it go to air. As any of the current cast members will attest, the live broadcasts are a breeze compared to the dreaded weekly pitch-meeting with the boss.

"Man, I hate pitching sketches to Lorne," says cast regular Kenan Thompson. "I mean, he's super-cool and all, but God, he makes me nervous.
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Posted 7/21/2007 12:07:25 PM | Permalink
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Vulture

The Long, Intertwined History of Paul Simon, Lorne Michaels, and Saturday Night Live
Vulture
He's played a part in several iconic moments in SNL history, no doubt owing to two major factors: His music has been an enduring part of American popular culture for as long as he's been making it, and he's been close friends with Lorne Michaels for ...

IndieWire

Baltimore Police Department Criticizes 'SNL' for 'Inappropriate' Cop Sketch in Open Letter to Lorne Michaels
IndieWire
The Baltimore City Fraternal Order of Police criticized “Saturday Night Live” for its misrepresentation of the city's police officers in a sketch that aired during the October 13 episode, hosted by Seth Meyers. The sketch, entitled “Traffic Stop ...

Decider

'SNL' Star Jane Curtin Recalls Fighting with Lorne Michaels Over John Belushi's Drug Use
Decider
But the undeniable highlight of Curtin's Q&A came when Andy Cohen brought up SNL creator Lorne Michaels, who Curtin explained she often disagreed with. Eventually, a fight over John Belushi's drug use deteriorated Curtin and Michaels' relationship to ...

Forward

Lorne Michaels To SNL Cast: Don't 'Vilify' Trump
Forward
“Saturday Night Live” creator and executive producer Lorne Michaels allegedly told the cast to tone down criticism of President Trump back when he was a candidate, The Hill reported Friday. Michaels suggested they “make him likable” and don't “vilify ...

The A.V. Club

Taran Killam says Lorne Michaels pressed SNL writers to go easy on Donald Trump
The A.V. Club
Elsewhere in the interview, Killam says that the culture at “changed quite a bit” when Seth Meyers departed as head writer in 2014, adding that Myers “was the last person there who I witnessed really collaborate with [creator] Lorne [Michaels], as ...

Deadline

Lorne Michaels Says Kanye West Stepped Up When Ariana Grande Canceled 'SNL' Premiere Appearance
Deadline
Kanye West, this week's musical guest on the season premiere of NBC's Saturday Night Live, wasn't the show's first choice: the scheduled Ariana Grande canceled “for emotional reasons,” says creator Lorne Michaels. Related · Charlamagne Tha God ...

Deadline

Kenan Thompson Single-Dad Comedy From Lorne Michaels & 'Superstore' EP Set At NBC With Big Commitment
Deadline
In one of the biggest deals for a comedy project so far this season, NBC has given a production commitment to Saving Larry, a single-camera comedy starring Thompson. It hails from SNL creator/executive producer Lorne Michaels and his Broadway Video as ...

Hollywood Reporter

Meg Ryan May Star in a Lorne Michaels Comedy for NBC
Hollywood Reporter
NBC is looking again to Lorne Michaels for its next scripted comedy. The Saturday Night Live mastermind is teaming with Meg Ryan for a scripted comedy in development at the network in which she would star. Called The Obsolescents, it takes place in a ...

Vogue.com

BAFTA Honors Saturday Night Live and Lorne Michaels With an Intimate Dinner at Dumbo House
Vogue.com
The occasion was a special award for Saturday Night Live and its creator, Lorne Michaels, for the influence the show has had on comedy all over the world, and SNL stars past and present (and a good many former presenters) turned up to celebrate: Kate ...
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