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"Saturday Night Live" boss Lorne Michaels is broadening his relationship with NBC via a new comedy pilot. The untitled project will star stand-up comic (and "SNL" writer) John Mulaney, and is loosely based on his life. Also read: HBO Orders Comedy Pilot From Jason Reitman, Lorne Michaels, "Girls" Co-ep Mulaney will also write and executive-produce the project, with Michaels, Andrew Singer, Dave Becky and David Miner also executive-producing. The project will be produced by Universal Television, Broadway Video and 3 Arts Entertainment. Last month, Michaels -- along with "Up in the Air" director Jason Reitman »

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