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    Tina Fey's Weekend Update

    Tina Fey now has a mean girl of her very own.

    The Saturday Night Live head writer/"Weekend Update" anchor and Mean Girls mastermind delivered a baby girl, Alice, on Saturday in Manhattan.

    She's the first for Fey and her husband, SNL composer Jeff Richmond. The couple married in 2001.

    The baby weighed 5 pounds, 5 ounces, SNL publicist Marc Liepis said Monday, adding that the family is "safe, home, happy and thrilled to death."

    The 35-year-old funnywoman, who signed a $4 million deal in 2003 to stay on the Saturday night staple through the upcoming season, will take a brief maternity leave from the show.

    When SNL's 31st season premieres Oct. 1, there will be a couple of new faces on board to pick up the slack. Bill Hader, a veteran of MTV's PUnk'd, and Andy Samberg, part of the Lonely Island comedy troupe, have been tapped to join the Not-Ready-for-Primetime Players as featured performers.

    Also back for the new season: Fred Armisen, Rachel Dratch, Will Forte, Darrell Hammond, Seth Meyers, Finesse Mitchell, Chris Parnell, Amy Poehler, Horatio Sanz, Kenan Thompson and featured player Jason Sudeikis. Like Fey, Maya Rudolph will be taking a maternity leave but will return later in the season.

    Aside from diaper duty, Fey is also working on the script for Paramount's Curly Oxide and Vic Thrill, a based-on-a-true-story comedy about a young Hasidic Jew and an aging rock 'n' roller who meet and form a band.

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