Dean Richards’ Entertainment Report: SNL announces lineup to kick off their 47th season

Dean Richards’ Entertainment Report

FILE – This May 10, 2017, file photo shows an NBC logo at their television studios at Rockefeller Center in New York. For the first time in its lengthy history, “Saturday Night Live” on April 11, 2020, held an all-quarantine version, with stars delivering taped material primarily from their homes. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

Dean Richards, entertainment reporter for WGN, joined Bob Sirott to provide the latest news in entertainment. Topics include: Legendary Blaxploitation filmmaker Melvin Van Peebles dies, SNL premiere date and hosts announced, Billy Corgan gear going on sale, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt battle over French Estate, Clarity of Morgan Wallen donating to black groups, and finally “Wire” creator won’t do new projects in Texas.

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