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Will Jimmy Fallon Host the 2013 Oscars?

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Jimmy Fallon is in talks to host the 2013 Academy Awards, with his former Saturday Night Live boss Lorne Michaels producing the broadcast, according to the Los Angeles Times.

But executives from ABC, which broadcasts the Oscars, are not happy about the choice, the paper says. The reason? Fallon's late-night talk show, Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, which is also produced by Michaels, airs on rival network NBC.

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Tom Davis, Longtime Saturday Night Live Writer, Dies at 59

Tom Davis

Tom Davis, who was one of the original writers for Saturday Night Live and the longtime partner of comic Al Franken has died, The New York Times reports. He was 59.

Davis died in his home in Hudson, N.Y. after battling... read more

30 Rock’s Alec Baldwin Marries Hilaria Thomas

Alec Baldwin and Hilaria Thomas

30 Rock star Alec Baldwin married Hilaria Thomas Saturday in New York City, People reports.

Baldwin, 54, and Thomas, 28, exchanged "I do's" at St. Patrick's Old Cathedral in front of guests including... read more

Watercooler: Kristen Wiig's Tearful SNL Farewell

Kristen Wiig

We'll take "Things We Never Expected from Saturday Night Live" for a thousand.

Answer: Tears of the "awwwww" kind.
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SNL Sends Off Kristen Wiig: What Will the Show Do Without Her?

Kristen Wiig

Mick Jagger may have been the host and the musical guest for Saturday Night Live's season finale, but the show belonged to Kristen Wiig, who, after seven years, is leaving the show.

And the final episode was proof of just how much star power the show's losing. For the night's final sketch, Wiig and other cast members posed as... read more

Exclusive: On the Scene at 30 Rock's Live Episode

Tina Fey

TGS invaded Saturday Night Live's Studio 8H for 30 Rock's second cameo-filled live show on April 26, which found the cast reminiscing about some of the strangest (and thankfully fictitious) live TV to ever come out of NBC. read more

Are Kristen Wiig, Andy Samberg and Jason Sudeikis Leaving Saturday Night Live?

Kristen Wiig, Jason Sudeikis and Andy Samberg

Is the face of Saturday Night Live about to change drastically?

Cast members Kristen Wiig, Andy Samberg and Jason Sudeikis are reportedly bidding the show adieu after the end of the season, a source tells Us Weekly. "It will be a huge blow to the show," the insider tells the magazine. "Without Andy's video shorts and Kristen saving every skit, they'll need help!"

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Meet Saturday Night Live's New Featured Player

Kate McKinnon

Upright Citizens Brigade's Katie McKinnon is joining Saturday Night Live for the show's next new episode, Deadline reports.

The announcement comes after the show lost cast member Paul Brittain in January and amidst speculation about Kristen Wiig's status for next season. The Bridesmaids star's contract is... read more

Is Abby Elliott Departing Saturday Night Live?

Abby Elliot, Saturday Night Live

Saturday Night Live may be losing another cast member.

Abby Elliott is nearing a deal to star in the Fox comedy pilot Ben Fox is My Manny, Entertainment Weekly reports.

From Couples Retreat writer Dana Fox, the project centers on an uptight single mom (Elliott) who moves in with her laid-back... read more

VIDEO: The Muppets, Paul Rudd and Olivia Wilde Crash Jason Segel's SNL Party

In case anyone had any doubt what Jason Segel was promoting on Saturday Night Live, the How I Met Your Mother star wasted no time in bringing out his colorful co-stars from The Muppets movie. During his monologue, Segel decided to sing about how he couldn't believe he's hosting SNL, when Kermit, Miss Piggy and the gang hijacked his song and assumed that they were all hosting the show together as a group... read more

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