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Molly Shannon: Ex-Nun Comedy on HBO!

Molly Shannon is set to star in an HBO comedy about an ex-nun who discovers the world outside of a convent!

The 46-year-old funnywoman will play a nun who joined the sisterhood after having her heart broken as a teenager but leaves the convent a woman in her early 40s who knows nothing about the tawdriness of the world.

“It’s James Joyce meets Judd Apatow – a female 40-Year-Old Virgin with a huge dollop of Catholic weirdness thrown in,” writer/producer Tim Long told Deadline.

FYI: Molly is currently starring on Broadway in Promises, Promises through January 2!

Molly Shannon: 'Promises, Promises' Debut with Kristin Chenoweth

Molly Shannon takes a bow with co-star Kristin Chenoweth after her first performance in the Broadway musical Promises, Promises on Tuesday (October 12) in New York.

The 46-year-old Saturday Night Live funny lady joined the cast for a three month run as Marge McDougall, the drunk bar patron who has one unforgettable scene with Sean Hayes‘ character!

Kristin tweeted after Molly‘s first show saying, “Its official: MOLLY SHANNON is a GENIUS!” and later adding “MOLLY is unbelievable!”

Last week, Kristin signed autographs for fans at the stage door following a performance of the show. Catch the two Glee guest stars in Promises, Promises before it closes on January 2nd!

10+ pictures inside of Molly Shannon‘s opening night bow… More Here! »

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Betty White to Host SNL with Fellow Comediennes

Golden Girls star Betty White has almost signed on the dotted line to host an upcoming episode of Saturday Night Live.

EW‘s Michael Ausiello reports the TV legend won’t be doing it alone though.

SNL is putting together a “Women of Comedy” episode that would team White with SNL MVPs like Molly Shannon, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler.

WOULD YOU tune in to watch SNL’s “Women of Comedy” episode — YAY or NAY?

Molly Shannon Lands A Recurring Role on 'Glee'

SNL alum Molly Shannon is gearing up for a recurring role on FOX’s hit show Glee!

The actress will be playing Sue Sylvester’s nemesis in a series of upcoming episodes, according to EW‘s Michael Ausiello.

“Her character, Brenda Castle, is described as the busty 45-year-old new astronomy teacher and badminton coach at McKinley High School who is both an alcoholic and a pill-popper,” Michael says. Sue and Brenda will reportedly become enemies!

Molly‘s last role on network TV was as half of the NBC duo Kath & Kim. Can’t wait to see her on Glee!

Selma Blair Hits The Outback

Leading ladies Molly Shannon and Selma Blair (in Yigal Azrouel) host an Australian-themed dinner party at Outback Steakhouse to kick off the premiere of their new NBC series Kath & Kim on Wednesday night in Burbank, Calif.

During the Skyy Vodka-sponsored premiere party, Molly, Selma and costars John Higgins and Mikey Day chowed down on their Chocolate Thunder from Down Under dessert.

The season premiere of Kath & Kim is next Thursday, October 9th @ 8:30OM ET/PT on NBC.

10+ pictures inside of Selma and Molly hitting up the Outback… More Here! »

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Selma Blair is a Lollipop Licker

Selma Blair, who gained 20 pounds for her character, films an episode for her new NBC show Kath & Kim at the Burbank Media Center Mall on Tuesday. Costars Molly Shannon and Mikey Day were also seen shooting scenes on set.

The series is based off of the award-winning Australian television comedy series of the same name. The season premiere is on Thursday, October 9th @ 8:30OM ET/PT on NBC. For more information, visit NBC.com/KathAndKim.

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Selma Blair is Kath & Kim Cute

Selma Blair films a scene with costars Molly Shannon and Mikey Day for their upcoming comedy, Kath & Kim, in Los Angeles earlier this month.

The series is based off of the award-winning Australian television comedy series of the same name. The season premiere is on Thursday, October 9th @ 8:30OM ET/PT on NBC. For more information, visit NBC.com/KathAndKim.

Watch the video preview below!


“Kath & Kim” Preview

10+ pictures inside of Kath & Kim cute Selma BlairMore Here! »

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