One of our favorite “Saturday Night Live” veterans is coming back to NBC!
According to reports, Maya Rudolph is starring in her own variety special titled “The Maya Rudolph Show.” The comedy special, scheduled to air on May 19 at 10 p.m., will feature the 41-year-old comedian and a few of her famous friends, including Kristen Bell, Andy Samberg, Fred Armisen, Craig Robinson, Sean Hayes, and Chris Parnell.
Along with an hour of laughs, viewers can look forward to a special performance by Janelle Monáe featuring Raphael Saaddiq as bandleader.
Sources say the special, executive produced by SNL’s Lorne Michaels, may also serve as a pilot for an ongoing series. Only time shall tell!
In related female comedian news, The Wrap reports that Chelsea Handler is in talks with CBS about getting a late-night show of her own. Sources say she’s eyeing Craig Ferguson’s 12:30 time slot.
26 Random Thoughts Every Women Has On A Bad Date
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1. You Know You’ve Thought All Of These Things While On A Bad Date
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2. I Wasted An Outfit On This. I’m Wearing This Again Tomorrow.
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3. This Is The 34th Time He’s Complimented Me.
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4. The Waiter Is Really Cute. Hey Boo.
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5. I Wish I Knew How To Do The Nae Nae.
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6. I Wonder How Many Likes I Got On My Latest Instagram Post?
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7. OMG Look At That Cute Couple Over There…Everyone Is Having More Fun Than Me.
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8. I Bet I Could Take Him, You Know, If It Comes To That
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9. No One Cares About Your Hedge Fund. No One.
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10. I’m Going To Be Single Forever.
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11. Ugh. I Want Ice Cream. Oh Sh*t, I Have Ben & Jerry’s In The Freezer.
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12. I Luh You Papi…I Luh You Luh You Luh You Papi. Ugh Why Can’t I Get This Song Out Of My Head?!
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13. I’m Gonna Start A Drinking Game For Everytime He Picks His Nose.
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14. Maybe If I Pretend It’s All Good, It Won’t Be So Bad?
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15. I’m Pretty Sure This Is My Last Pair Of Clean Panties. I Should Do Laundry.
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16. If He Touches Me, I Will Kill Him.
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17. If I Would Have Gotten High First, At Least I Would Have Been High…
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18. Maybe I’ll Get My BFF To Call Me & Pretend Something Happened…
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19. I’m Going To The Gym In The Morning, Just Kidding…I’m Going To Brunch.
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20. I Hope I Have Some Bacon At Home. I Want Some Bacon Tonight.
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21. I Definitely Should Have Gone To The Gym Tonight.
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22. Can’t Wait To Get Home, Get A Snack & Watch Netflix
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23. That’s The Last Time I’ll Let A Man Be A Man–I’m Choosing The Restaurant Next Time.
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24. I Wonder If I Can Get Him To Pay For My Cab?
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25. He’s Not Going To Mention His Ex Again…Oh He Mentioned His Ex Again.
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26. Oh You Hate When Women Smoke Pot, Do You?
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27. I Should Call My Mom.
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