Bobby Moynihan leaving 'Saturday Night Live' for CBS sitcom

Say it ain't so!

The longtime cast member is departing the series after nine seasons on the NBC sketch show, a source close to the show confirmed to CNN. SNL's season finale on May 20 will officially be his last show as a member of the cast.

Bobby's exit isn't that surprising after it was announced earlier this week that his new show Me, Myself, & I has been picked up for a full season on CBS. It's been said before on the site, but in some ways one of the strengths of Bobby as a performer was that he could make any moment something special.




Moynihan joined "SNL" in 2008 and quickly became one of the show's secret weapons, serving up such outrageous characters as "Drunk Uncle", second-hand news reporter Anthony Crispino and Weekend Update anchor Michael Che's childhood friend Riblet, to name a few.

Moynihan has proven himself to be one of SNL's strongest cast members since he joined in 2008 and has since become one of the most popular and recognizable comedians now on the show. It's going to be produced by Kapital Entertainment and Warner Bros Television, so definitely keep an eye out!

While it's always sad to see a major player leave the 30 Rock stage, we wish Moynihan the best of luck with his new sitcom.

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