«Saturday Night Live» boss Lorne Michael reveals why Jay Pharoah and Taran Killam were axed from the show.
Taran Killam, Jay Pharoah, and Jon Rudnitsky certainly aren’t the first cast members to be summarily let go by SNL’s honcho, Lorne Michaels.
«Saturday Night Live» showrunner Lorne Michaels parts ways with two comedians that don’t fit into his empire, Taran Killam and Jay Pharoah.
Sep 30, 2016 · Saturday Night Live’s head honcho Lorne Michaels has given an interview about the sudden departures of Taran Killam and Jay Pharoah, two fan favorites.
VIDEO: Jay Pharoah reflects on getting fired from ‘Saturday Night Live’ and his six seasons on NBC’s sketch comedy series — Watch interview.
Lorne Michaels is breaking his silence on the eve of “Saturday Night Live’s” 42nd-season premiere on longtime cast members Taran Killam and Jay Pharoah’s departures. The “SNL” creator and executive producer told USA Today that the NBC variety show’s roster changes keep the series fresh.
Still, Pharoah, who landed a lead role on a new Showtime series soon after his departure from S.N.L., said there are no hard feelings between him and Lorne Michaels. “Ain’t no beef with Lorne
Jay Pharoah, Taran Killam and Jon Rudnitsky were unceremoniously let go by “Saturday Night Live” this week, and in the case of those first two, no one really seems to know why. As for
This summer brought on some hugely notable changes in the Saturday Night Live cast, and Lorne Michaels has come out to explain why Taran Killam and Jay Pharoah had to go.
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