The studio could announce his resignation as early as next week,” The Times reports.
Special appearance by former castmember Jimmy Fallon.
Retrospective of the 32nd season's most memorable sketches, Digital Shorts, and Weekend Update jokes from episodes hosted by Alec Baldwin, Rainn Wilson, Peyton Manning, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Dane Cook, Jake Gyllenhaal, Hugh Laurie, Jaime Pressly, Matthew Fox, and Justin Timberlake.
Selected sketches and segments are also available for purchase at the i Tunes Store to download and playback on home computers and certain i Pod and i Phone models.
One of the few episodes to air from a location outside of NBC's studios at 30 Rockefeller Plaza in New York, the Mardi Gras Special was broadcast live from New Orleans on Mardi Gras 1977.
This beautiful arrangement has long been an emotional highlight of Marilyn Maye's own shows, but Gorman seemed to lack the gravitas to make it completely work.
A particularly pleasant and unexpected surprise, however, was the most contemporary number in the act, "Santa Fe" from the recent musical, Newsies.
“The studio chief, who has led the storied movie company for 12 years, is in negotiations with parent company Viacom Inc.
to leave his job after a long period of financial declines at Paramount Pictures, said the sources, who were not authorized to comment on the situation.
The latter two gentlemen are frequent players at the marvelous Marilyn Maye's New York gigs, and that legendary lady's influence permeates Gorman's entire show: La Maye is the director, and her inimitable stamp is evident throughout, especially in the cleverly conceived medleys (a Maye trademark) and the sunny, positive theme -- no moody, gloomy cabaret act, this.
That positivity served Gorman's soprano well, in a well-paced program which opened with one of our favorite compositions, "So Many Stars" by Sergio Mendes and the Bergmans, and highlighted by a My Fair Lady medley and a particularly lovely combination of "My White Knight" and "Till There Was You" from The Music Man (which also featured strikingly good guitar work by Mr. Another superbly crafted medley was one which combined "talk" songs: Bobby Troup's "Girl Talk," Meredith Wilson's "Pick a Little, Talk a Little," Rodgers and Hammerstein's "Happy Talk" -- geddit???
The chairman and CEO of Paramount Pictures appears to be getting the boot as part of an overhaul of the struggling studio, The Los Angeles Times reports, citing two unnamed sources who are familiar with the situation.