Fox Orders a Saturday Night Sketch Show from The Lonely Island and Paul Scheer
Fox wants its very own Saturday Night Live, and they’ve teamed up with some alums from the NBC show to make it happen. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the network has ordered a half-hour late night sketch show from The Lonely Island’s Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer, and Jorma Taccone as well as Paul Scheer called Party Over Here. The series is set to debut on March 12th at 11:00pm, and the announced cast members include Nicole Byer, Jessica McKenna, and Alison Rich. Party Over Here will make Fox’s first late night sketch show since MADtv ended its run in 2009.