SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE PRODUCER LORNE MICHAELS FINALLY WISED UP

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Lorne Michaels finally came to his senses and acknowledged that Saturday Night Live had a glaring shortage of diversity – particularly women of color. (He was reminded very publicly, and wisely chose to act upon it.) After secret auditions he hired Sasheer Zamata as a new cast member, but there’s a bonus. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Michaels apparently found more talent than he expected among minority women, and he added TWO black female writers to the staff! (LaKendra Tookes and Leslie Jones, above) Now THAT’S a step in the right direction.

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Posted by Janet on January 8, 2014

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  1. By Lars
    On January 8, 2014 at

    They need Asian women and men on the show.

  2. By mister baja
    On January 8, 2014 at

    women who are really funny are rare specious…………

  3. By Strom
    On January 9, 2014 at

    Very rainbow!

  4. By Paula
    On January 9, 2014 at

    Who cares! THAT SHOW HASN’T BEEN GOOD FOR YEARS!

  5. By She isn't funny
    On January 9, 2014 at

    Yippie, Now we can have a even more unfunny ghettoized version of SNL. Here’s a novel idea, how bout hiring FUNNY people without regard to their color?

  6. By Strom
    On January 9, 2014 at

    Bingo! But that won’t work with the pc crowd. They want a multi color and preferably lesbos and trannys and gay group!

  7. By SNL sucks
    On January 11, 2014 at

    The only time SNL is funny is when Timberlake and Fallon show up.

  8. By zizil
    On January 12, 2014 at

    the fat black guy has been on SNL since forever and he is not funny and is very annoying.They should hire comedians based upon their talent not their race.

  9. By Strom
    On January 12, 2014 at

    To repeat: Bingo! But that won’t work with the pc crowd. They want a multi color and preferably lesbos and trannys and gay group!

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