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Tiny Fey, Amy Poehler, more ‘Saturday Night Live’ stars who went to series TV

Tiny Fey left "Saturday Night Live" to star

Tiny Fey left "Saturday Night Live" to star on "30 Rock." Credit: NBC Universal / Barbara Nitke

Bobby Moynihan left “Saturday Night Live” at the end of last season to move on starring in the new CBS comedy “Me, Myself & I.” Here are five other “SNL” cast members who segued into series TV shortly after leaving the sketch-comedy show.

TINA FEY (2000-06) In 2006, she started her classic role of Liz Lemon, the beleaguered producer of an “SNL”-like show on “30 Rock.”

AMY POEHLER (2001-08) In 2008, she became Leslie Knope, the most earnest civil servant in Pawnee, Indiana, on “Parks and Recreation.”

PHIL HARTMAN (1986-94) In 1995, he resurfaced as Bill McNeal, one of the pompous anchors on “NewsRadio.”

ANDY SAMBERG (2005-12) A year after leaving “SNL,” Samberg began his starring role as the carefree Det. Jake Peralta on “Brooklyn Nine Nine.”

NORM MACDONALD (1993-98) The outspoken former “Weekend Update” anchor found new life in 1999 as a former hockey player sentenced to do community service in “The Norm Show” (which changed its name to “Norm” for the second season.)

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