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More sign on to Sarah’s HBO pilot

Posted by Gator on February 27th, 2015

DavenportAndKenneyIt is being reported today that Jack Davenport, star of the TV musical series, Smash, has signed onto Sarah’s yet untitled HBO pilot, as the male lead.  Sarah’s role, Jude, has been called “a pathologically honest woman having a modern midlife crisis.” Davenport will play Blake, “a broken Brit and eventual boyfriend [of Jude] who gets caught up in his own virtual reality.”  Also in the pilot will reportedly be Kerri Kenney (of Reno 911!) as Melissa, “Jude’s older sister who is proudly holding the family together, with no idea her home is built on lies.”

Earlier this month, it was reported that the pilot will be directed by Charlie McDowell, who previously directed the romantic comedy, The One I Love. The initial announcement of the HBO plans, last December, touted Lucy Prebble, creator of Secret Diary Of A Call Girl, as slated to write the show.

HBO signs Sarah for comedy series

Pics: Sarah gowned and clowned at SNL 40th

Posted by Gator on February 16th, 2015

Sarah was among the scores of show alumni who attended the 40th anniversary live special of Saturday Night Live February 15.





Video: More of Sarah about SNL days

Posted by Gator on February 9th, 2015

Here is another 3¼ minutes of Sarah (with Carol Leifer) talking about her days writing for Saturday Night Live, including how she got hired.

Video: Sarah talks about writing for SNL
Sarah and other writers commemorate SNL 40th

Video: Sarah talks about writing for SNL

Posted by Gator on February 8th, 2015

The Hollywood Reporter posted clips from its interviews with the many alumni of the Saturday Night Live writers’ room who gathered recently as SNL prepares to celebrate its 40th anniversary.  These are just the Sarah clips. To view the full video (all the writers’ clips) go here. (Sarah is with Carol Leifer.)

Sarah and other writers commemorate SNL 40th


Handler describes creating ad with Sarah

Posted by Gator on February 2nd, 2015

Chelsea Handler was on Access Hollywood Live this morning, and she briefly described the creative contributions she and Sarah made during the filming of their Superbowl 2015 T-Mobile commercial.

 [We excerpted just the relevant piece.]

Video: Sarah’s Superbowl Ad

Posted by Gator on February 1st, 2015

Here’s the actual Superbowl 2015 ad Sarah and Chelsea Handler did for T-Mobile.

UPDATE: Turns out that controversy has followed the airing of this ad. Some people are on the Internet ranting about the “Sorry, it’s a boy” line in the hospital delivery room.  We’re not posting any of those comments; we just mention their existence as news here, and respond: Get a sense of humor. It was obviously a joke in a commerical whose concept was total irony.


Video: Sarah on 1/20/15 Late Late Show

Posted by Gator on January 21st, 2015

Here’s Sarah, January 20, guesting on The Late Late Show on CBS, with her friend Jim Gaffigan as host. Two of his children escort Sarah on. And that’s his wife, Jeannie Noth, as his sidekick. Sarah and Jim talk children, sports, TV, and more.