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  • SNL Announcer Don Pardo Misses Show Due to Broken Hip

  • Those listening closely to the most recent episode of Saturday Night Live noticed a big omission from the NBC late-night telecast announcer Don Pardo!
    The announcer, who has been with the show since its inception in 1975, missed Saturday's show ...
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