SNL, 30 Rock honcho Lorne Michaels to be honored at Emmys

By | June 15, 2010 at 8:47 pm | No comments | News, TV/Movies | Tags: , , ,

Lorne MichaelsFor his 35 years at the helm of Saturday Night Live as well as launching a great many movie careers (and wholly changing the face of television comedy), Lorne Michaels will be honored with the International Emmy Directorate Award.

“With Saturday Night Live, Lorne Michaels opened the door to a new kind of comedy on television and since then nearly everyone has walked through it. He has changed our entertainment, affected our politics, and shaped the way we view the world,” said International Academy President and CEO Bruce L. Paisner.

Michaels will accept the award Nov. 22 at the 38th annual Emmy Awards in New York.

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