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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 - 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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Posted 7/25/2007 12:07:08 AM | Permalink
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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Watch The Lorne Michaels-Produced 'The Paul Simon Special' From 1977
Singer-songwriter Paul Simon was the most frequent musical guest of Saturday Night Live's first era of 1975 – 1980. So when Simon was asked to star in an NBC variety show in 1977, he turned to SNL creator Lorne Michaels to produce. As a result, the ...


A History of 'Saturday Night Live' F-Bombs, from Paul Shaffer to Sam Rockwell (Photos)
Shaffer, then a part of "SNL"'s house band, appeared in a sketch during the show's 100th episode in which he was the first in the show's history to ever drop an f-bomb. It was a medieval-themed sketch in which the word "flogging" was repeated over and ... (blog)

Lindsay Lohan became 'a bit stalker-ish' trying to make Mean Girls 2 (blog)
During a chat on The Wendy Williams Show that aired Friday, Lohan joked how she's becoming a bit of a stalker by approaching producer Lorne Michaels and Saturday Night Live writer Steve Higgins about the subject. “I've harassed so many times it's ...


'AP Bio': Episodes Set For Digital Launch After Pilot Sneak Peek On NBC
The new NBC comedy from Seth Meyers and Lorne Michaels is getting a digital preview/push ahead of its official premiere. The Peacock said today that the first three episodes of A.P. Bio, starring Glenn Howerton and Patton Oswalt, will hit the online ...


Kate McKinnon should quit SNL -
The time has come for Kate McKinnon to leave “Saturday Night Live” – that's the truth. Yes, even though she's their most potent star this season and even though things are looking good for her – a little “Saturday Night Live,” two movies a year. After ...

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Lindsay Lohan Reveals Upcoming Projects, Talks Potential 'Mean Girls' Sequel
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The "Mean Girls" star is set to appear on "The Wendy Williams" show this week, and a new teaser for the episode shows Lohan sharing updates about her life. She announced that she is looking into designing an artificial island in Dubai, and may shoot a ...


Sam Rockwell, Jessica Chastain to Make 'SNL' Hosting Debuts
Rockwell will host “SNL” on Jan. 13. He recently won a Golden Globe for his performance in the film “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” which also stars Globe winner Frances McDormand and Woody Harrelson. The film itself also won the Golden ...
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