Maya Rudolph Variety Show Coming to NBC

Maya Rudolph Variety Show Coming to NBC

Pilot expected to air as a special in the spring

Maya Rudolph will produce and star in a new variety show for NBC.

The network has ordered a pilot for a prospective series from the “Saturday Night Live” and “Up All Night” star, who would executive produce.  The pilot is expected to air as a special in the spring.

Also read: Amy Poehler and Tina Fey to Host Golden Globes for Next 2 Years

“SNL” mastermind Lorne Michaels, Erin David and Dave Becky will also executive produce. There's no word on whether any of Rudolph's “SNL” cohorts will show up, but Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Seth Meyers and Jimmy Fallon seem like natural guests, given their current NBC projects.

Also read: NBC Orders 13 Episodes of Comedy From '30 Rock’ Duo Fey and Carlock

Rudolph is represented by WME, 3 Arts and her attorney, David J. Matlof.