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SNL Writers Score Comedy Central Pilot

SNL Writers Score Comedy Central Pilot

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Chris Kelly will direct alongside his creative partner, Sarah Schneider.

Saturday Night Live head writer and OUT100 honoree, Chris Kelly, has landed a pilot deal with Comedy Central alongside his creative partner, Sarah Schneider, Varietyreports.

The show will allegedly focus on two adult siblings who must take a hard look at their own wilted lives when their 12-year-old brother unexpectedly skyrockets to wild success and stardom. Kelly will direct and the show will be executive produced in part by SNL mastermind Lorne Michaels.

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Kelly has previously served as a writer for Broad City, and released his debut feature, Other People, which he wrote and directed last year. Schneider, meanwhile, previously worked as a producer for Master of None and as a writer for College Humor.

Following Lorde's iconic thrashing last week, SNL will return April 8 with host Louis C.K. and musical guest The Chainsmokers.

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