Maya Rudolph Returns to NBC with a Variety Show

Posted Tuesday April 15, 2014 8:00 PM GMT

Hoping to make audiences laugh again after her successful stint on "Saturday Night Live," Maya Rudolph is working on a new variety special.

Called "The Maya Rudolph Show," the one-hour special will be produced by her old boss Lorne Michaels.

At her side will be Raphael Saaddiq as the band leader with Janelle Monáe on board as the show's musical guest.

Some familiar faces will also appear in the show, including Andy Samberg, Fred Armisen, Kristen Bell, Chris Parnell, Craig Robinson, and Sean Hayes. "The Maya Rudolph Show" airs May 19th at 10:00pm on NBC.

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