Get AlterNet's Headlines Newsletter:
no thanks
comments_image Comments

Christina Applegate leaving “Up All Night”

Deadline is reporting that Christina Applegate, star of NBC's comedy, "Up All Night," is quitting unexpectedly:

“It’s been a great experience working on Up All Night, but the show has taken a different creative direction and I decided it was best for me to move on to other endeavors,” Applegate said. “Working with Lorne Michaels has been a dream come true and I am grateful he brought me into his TV family.  I will miss the cast, producers and crew, and wish them the best always.”

The sophomore comedy was in the middle of a major revamp, and will have to scramble to find a star to replace Applegate; some sources point to "Friends" star Lisa Kudrow, while others have told Deadline that "the show is now dead."

NBC has not yet commented on Applegate's departure.

Continue Reading...

Today's Top Stories