Lorne Michaels set to retire after SNL 50th?
Is Lorne Michaels set to retire? Concluding an epic, life-long job as producer of Saturday Night Live?
A wunderkind producer in the 1970s, Lorne Michaels was the hot young producer who knew how to talk to the kids. He was tasked with launching a comedy show in the Saturday night timeslot occupied during the week by Johnny Carson's Tonight Show. The brief: It couldn't look or feel anything like Johnny Carson's Tonight Show. So he launched Saturday Night L…
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