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“YouTube has been great for us,” Mr. Michaels reiterated.
Perhaps no other network show has gotten more out of the free video-sharing Web site than Saturday Night Live. Indeed, at the very moment the long-running program seems to be emerging from a years-long slump, producing sketches””not just lip-synch bloopers””that people actually want to share, discuss, and watch again and again, YouTube has been there, doing more to re-establish the show’s cultural relevance than any honcho at NBC. [NY Observer]
In other news, remember when there was talk of SNL airing its rehearsals on the web? Well, that never seemed to pan out, but you can now get more SNL behind the scenes information at the new Saturday Night Live Backstage site.
– Info via TVSquad.com