Thursday, April 25, 2024

Told Ya: Andy Samberg Follows Kristin Wiig Out the Door at SNL; Jason Sudeikis Next


I told you last October that Kristin Wiig and Jason Sudeikis would leave “Saturday Night Live” at the end of this season. Wiig has already announced; Sudekis is on his way. Today, Andy Samberg announced his departure. I had heard about this months ago, and his publicist denied it. Uh huh. But Samberg, with many outside interests and projects is not coming back. Sudeikis may stick around to play Mitt Romney during the fall election campaign. But Samberg is gone, and anyone who read it here or over on, knew it a long time ago. Surprise! Also

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Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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