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'SNL' Alum to Create and Star in HBO Series Deadline

A popular alum of "Saturday Night Live" will create and star in a series for HBO. According to a scoop by our good friend Nellie Andreeva at Deadline.com, "Bill Hader has signed an exclusive development deal with HBO to create and star in a new comedy series for the premium cable network."

Andreeva adds, "Hader is best known for his eight-season stint on 'SNL' where he was one of the most popular cast members of the past decade. ... Hader also wrote for the venerable NBC sketch comedy show as well as for Comedy Central’s 'South Park.'"

The article didn't have details about Hader's upcoming HBO series.

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Bill Hader in one of his many roles on "Saturday Night Live"