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Bobby Moynihan leaving ‘Saturday Night Live’ for the CBS sitcom

Bobby Moynihan is scheduled to depart NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” after this weekend’s final.

Deadline.com reported on Wednesday evening that the 40-year-old comedian is bending after nine season. CBS recently picked up the pilot for a new series with the title “Me, Myself & I,” which will star Moynihan and John Laroquette.

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Moynihan is recognized as the second-longest tenured member of the late night sketch comedy behind Keenan Thompson. His most famous recurring character is the Drunken Uncle who shows to tell stories on the “Weekend Update” segment.

In addition to this work on “SNL,” Moynihan has also voiced characters in the animated film “The Secret of the Life of animals,” “Inside Out” and “Monsters University.”

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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