With only a few names left in this series, this week we're highlighting four former cast members instead of one who, for different reasons, have been grouped together for a special edition of lesser known SNL players. Whether they quit the show before their first episode, left no trace of their history after leaving the show, or flew under the radar despite being co-head writer, these four players are both a mix of famous and unknown writers and performers whose connection to SNL often goes forgotten. Here they are, in no particular order:
The third installment of Adam Scott's The Greatest Event in Television History will debut on Nov. 7 on Adult Swim, and while the title of the new episode hasn't officially been released, Entertainment Weekly has some intriguing tidbits. We now know Catherine O’Hara and Jon Glaser will join Scott in his latest shot-by-shot remake of a classic TV show's opening sequence. Chelsea Peretti and Kathryn Hahn were previously announced. Adult Swim also released this family portrait from the show, which gives some clues for classic TV fans, and seems to confirm Vulture's guess from this summer.
Scott's Greatest Events have become instant classics, but he's already announced that there will only be [...]
Living comedy legend Catherine O'Hara has been cast in a new Fox sitcom called To My Future Assistant, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The SCTV alum and Christopher Guest movie mainstay will be playing a supporting role in in the show, which follows a bunch of assistants at a New York law firm who band together in order to cope with their overbearing, unpleasant bosses. O'Hara's character is Magda, an accomplished, powerful, two-faced attorney. To My Future Assistant is based on the blog and upcoming book To My Assistant by ex-Hollywood assistant Lydia Whitlock. The pilot was written by Sherry Bilsing-Graham (Friends) and Ellen Kreamer [...]