or


[09/20/06 - 12:00 AM]
Saturday Night Live Returns for Its 32nd Season on SepT. 30

[via press release from NBC]

"SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE" RETURNS FOR ITS 32ND SEASON ON SEPT. 30

NBC'S "SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE" RETURNS FOR ITS 32nd SEASON SEPTEMBER 30

Season Premiere to Feature Stand-Up Superstar Dane Cook and Music from The Killers

NEW YORK � September 20, 2006 � "Saturday Night Live" continues its extraordinary run and returns for its 32nd season on September 30 (NBC, 11:30 p.m. � 1:00 a.m. ET).

The season premiere will be hosted by red-hot standup comedian Dane Cook, who returns for his second hosting stint. An inventive and electric performer, Cook will soon be seen starring opposite Jessica Simpson in the comedy "Employee of the Month." The comedian has built an impressive following through relentless touring (as chronicled on HBO's "Tourgasm" and standup special "Vicious Circle" and his pervasive online presence on both his own website (danecook.com) and MySpace.com (where he has over one million "friends.") Cook continues to enjoy the success of his certified platinum comedy album "Retaliation," which debuted at No. 4 on the Billboard 200, making him the highest-charting comedian in 25 years. Future projects for Cook include the features "Dan in Real Life" with Steve Carell and "Good Luck Chuck" opposite Jessica Alba.

Also returning to "SNL" are The Killers, performing from their eagerly awaited sophomore release "Sam's Town." The new album is the follow-up to the band's five million-selling debut "Hot Fuss," which garnered four hit singles and seven Grammy nominations. Named "Band of the Year" by Spin magazine in 2004, the Killers' record was the longest-running rock record to remain in the Top 50 for the same year and their new single "When You Were Young" is already Top Five at alternative radio and one of the most played videos on MTV.

Returning to the SNL repertory cast are Fred Armisen, Will Forte, Bill Hader, Darrell Hammond, Seth Meyers, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, Andy Samberg, Jason Sudeikis, Kenan Thompson and Kristen Wiig.

Amy Poehler will return to the "Weekend Update" desk with a new partner to be announced later. Also returning, Seth Meyers returns for his second season as head writer, sharing the position with Emmy winners Andrew Steele and Paula Pell.

Another new addition to the show is director Don Roy King. The Emmy Award-winning live television veteran takes the helm of "SNL "with a wide range of credits running the gamut, from 14 years at CBS' "The Early Show," six years at "Good Morning America" and the first four live "Survivor" finales to "The Mike Douglas Show" and numerous Broadway productions for television.

"Saturday Night Live," which premiered on October 11, 1975, is from SNL Studios in association with Broadway Video. The creator and executive producer is Lorne Michaels. Steve Higgins produces. Marci Klein and Mike Shoemaker are producers. Head writers are Seth Meyers, Paula Pell and Andrew Steele. Don Roy King directs.





  [september 2006]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


· DANE COOK'S TOURGASM (HBO)
· SURVIVOR (CBS)





[08/21/17 - 01:05 PM]
Netflix Renews "Friends from College" for a Second Season
With interwoven and oftentimes complicated relationships with one another, "Friends from College" is a comedic exploration of old friendships, former romantic entanglements and balancing adult life with nostalgia for the past.

[08/21/17 - 12:40 PM]
ESPN Films' 30 for 30 Series Continues with "Year of the Scab" on September 12
On Tuesday, September 12, ESPN Films' award-winning "30 for 30" documentary series will continue with a feature-length film on the group of men who replaced the Washington Redskins team during the 1987 NFL players strike.

[08/21/17 - 11:44 AM]
TV One's "Rickey Smiley for Real" Garners Second Consecutive Week of Growth Among Women 18-49 and 25-54
TV One further spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 15.

[08/21/17 - 10:38 AM]
CBS News to Broadcast President Trump's Primetime Address Tonight
Anthony Mason will anchor the coverage beginning at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/21/17 - 10:12 AM]
Pro Football Hall of Famer Eric Dickerson Joins FOX Sports
"We couldn't be more excited to add Eric's voice to our programming slate," said Whit Albohm.

[08/21/17 - 09:33 AM]
VH1 Greenlights "RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars" for a Third Season and Brings Back the Emmy(R)-Nominated "Untucked" Aftershow for the Regular Series
"The world is calling out to see more of these beautiful queens and I am going to give them every bit of it they can handle," said executive producer and host RuPaul.

[08/21/17 - 09:29 AM]
More Southern Home Renos on the Way as HGTV Renews "Flip or Flop Atlanta" for Second Season
HGTV has picked up 14 episodes of the series for a sophomore season.

[08/21/17 - 09:06 AM]
TLC and Investigation Discovery Partner to Present "Chandra Levy: An American Murder Mysyery"
The three-hour special event premieres Monday, September 4 at 8:00/7:00c on TLC.

[08/21/17 - 08:26 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "Big Brother" Hold Off Competition
The Eye wins the night among total viewers as well as adults 18-49.

[08/21/17 - 08:12 AM]
Oxygen Media Searches for Answers in a New Six-Part Event Series "The Disappearance of Maura Murray" Beginning Saturday, September 30 at 9PM ET/PT
Oxygen Media dives head first into the unnerving suspicion and conspiracies surrounding one of the most prominent cold cases of the social media age.

[08/21/17 - 08:05 AM]
Video: Teaser for the Netflix Original Series "Marvel's The Punisher"
After exacting revenge on those responsible for the death of his wife and children, Frank Castle (Jon Bernthal) uncovers a conspiracy that runs far deeper than New York's criminal underworld.

[08/20/17 - 08:31 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, NBC Split Demo Crown
NASCAR on the Peacock and a rebroadcast of its Princess Diana special on the Eye lead the evening.

[08/19/17 - 08:37 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Gets Another Bump from "Big Brother" Special
The Eye edges the competition in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/18/17 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 18
Updates include: D.J. Nash sells projects to ABC, CBS; Kevin Falls brings "The Unrequited" to NBC; and Steven Lilien, Bryan Wynbrandt set up "God Friended Me" at CBS.

[08/18/17 - 12:05 PM]
Walkers Are Invading AMC for "The Walking Dead" Multi-Weekend Marathon Event Beginning Sunday, August 20 at 9:00 A.M. ET/PT
Plus: look for "The Walking Dead: Season 8 Preview Special" on Sunday, September 10.