Friday, May 26, 2017

Bobby Moynihan leaving ‘Saturday Night Live’ for CBS sitcom

In this June 25, 2016, file photo, Bobby Moynihan attends the premiere of "The Secret Life of Pets" at the David H. Koch Theater in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)

AP Logo NEW YORK (AP) — Bobby Moynihan will leave “Saturday Night Live” following this weekend’s season finale after nine seasons on the NBC show.

Deadline.com reports Moynihan is bowing out after CBS picked up the pilot for “Me, Myself & I,” a sitcom starring Moynihan and John Laroquette.

Moynihan is the second-longest tenured member of the “SNL” cast behind Keenan Thompson. His best known recurring character is Drunk Uncle, who shows up to tell stories on the show’s “Weekend Update” segment.

Moynihan has also voiced characters in the animated films “The Secret Life of Pets,” ”Inside Out” and “Monsters University.”


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