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Posted Friday 11/09/18 at 4:58PM EST
Vanessa Bayer to star in Showtime comedy pilot Big Deal
The Saturday Night Live alum co-created the potential comedy series with former SNL writer Jeremy Beiler. In Big Deal, she'll play a woman who "overcomes childhood leukemia to achieve her lifelong dream of becoming an on-air host at a home shopping network." Big Deal is inspired by Bayer's own history as a survivor of childhood leukemia while a freshman in high school. The Big Sick director Michael Showalter has been attached to direct.
Posted Tuesday 5/22/18 at 1:13PM EDT
Vanessa Bayer recounts convincing Donald Trump to do an SNL porn star sketch
Source: The Hollywood Reporter
Trump doing a porn star sketch when he lasted hosted in 2015 is even more relevant following the Stormy Daniels scandal. Bayer recounted to Stephen Colbert Trump's reluctance to do the sketch. "We were kind of rehearsing and he was, like, 'Do you think I should do the porn star sketch?' And I was like, 'Yeah.' 'Cause I wanted to get my sketch on.… And he goes, 'But I'm running for president,'" she recalled on The Late Show. "And I go, 'Well, I think it shows you have a good sense of humor.'"
Posted Friday 1/12/18 at 2:44PM EST
Will & Grace books Vanessa Bayer and Cheyenne Jackson
Source: E! Online
No details of their guest appearance have been released, but they’ll appear on the same episode.