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Bobby Moynihan to Exit 'Saturday Night Live' After 9 Seasons

Bobby Moynihan to Exit 'Saturday Night Live' After 9 Seasons

With his new sitcom, "Me, Myself & I", officially added to the CBS fall schedule, longtime "Saturday Night Live" player Bobby Moynihan is bidding adieu to 30 Rock.

Now the second-longest tenured SNL cast member after Kenan Thompson with nine seasons under his belt, Moynihan has a pressing though not surprising reason to leave: CBS has officially picked up his sitcom pilot Me, Myself and I. But all gigs eventually come to an end and as many SNL cast members do eventually, Moynihan has made a decision to leave the show.

He was well known for portraying the likes of Chris Christie, Guy Fieri, Snooki, Weekend Update staple Drunk Uncle and journalist Glenn Thrush, as of late.

Moynihan's exit should not come as a shock to those who followed the news coming out of broadcast Upfronts. Especially in these times", one wrote, while another noted "How can Bobby Moynihan leave SNL? John Larroquette co-stars as the elder Alex.

Producers on the show are Dan Kopelman, Aaron Kaplan, Dana Honor and Randall Einhorn. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is hosting, with Katy Perry as musical guest, in the last of four episodes airing live coast-to-coast, as opposed to just live for the Eastern half of the country.

The comedian will also voice the title character in the recently picked up Syfy animated series, Happy!


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