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  1. Cecily Strong and Colin Jost Tell ‘The Wall Street Journal’ About Their […]“But I think now we all would like, I think, something Colin and I talked about, to sort of integrate Update back into the show. And we have a […]
  2. Why Personality Matters at the Weekend Update DeskWhen Seth Meyers did his final Weekend Update newscast on February 1st, he retired from the desk as the longest-tenured anchor to ever hold the […]
  3. ‘SNL’ Review: Melissa McCarthy and a Farewell to Seth MeyersSome episodes of SNL are bigger than the host. For example, this season’s premiere spotlighted the show’s record six new cast members, while […]
  4. Seth Meyers Proves His Joke Recovery Skills in This Weekend Update Blooper […] Late night hosts tend to hold their posts for many years, so flubbed jokes and timing mistakes are an inevitability. But having anchored […]
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    Meet Colin Jost, SNL’s New ‘Weekend Update’ Co-AnchorWatch his stand-up and some sketches he wrote.
  6. An Introduction to ‘SNL’s New Cast Member and ‘Weekend Update’ Co-Anchor, […]Earlier today, Saturday Night Live announced that one of the show’s head writers, Colin Jost, will be joining the cast in March and taking Seth […]
  7. anchors away!
    New ‘Weekend Update’ Anchor Is Colin JostHe’s the head writer for SNL.
  8. Colin Jost Will Replace Seth Meyers as ‘Weekend Update’ Co-Anchor on ‘SNL’With Seth Meyers leaving Saturday Night Live next month to take over NBC’s Late Night, his spot as “Weekend Update” co-anchor is up for grabs. […]
  9. Seth Meyers Will Leave ‘SNL’ Following February 1st Super Bowl EpisodeAt a TCA panel over the weekend, Seth Meyers announced that his last SNL episode will be Melissa McCarthy’s Super Bowl weekend episode on […]
  10. Checking in with ‘SNL’ Halfway Through Season 39We’ve reached the midpoint of SNL’s 39th season – one that has optimistically been called a “transitional year,” but one more commonly known […]
  11. Cecily Strong Will Join Seth Meyers at the ‘Weekend Update’ DeskAfter much speculation, Lorne Michaels told the New York Times yesterday that 2nd year cast member Cecily Strong will co-anchor Weekend Update […]
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    Cecily Strong Poised to Take Over SNL’s ‘Weekend Update’She’ll join Seth Meyers starting Sept. 28.
  13. The Best of ‘SNL’ Season 38It snuck up on us, didn’t it? The end of SNL Season 38 brought along with it key staff changes, among them the upcoming departure of head […]
  14. Here’s Everyone Who Was at Stefon’s WeddingStefon and Anderson Cooper’s wedding on Saturday Night Live this weekend was jam-packed with appearances from characters and creatures Stefon […]
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    Seth Meyers Returning to SNL in the FallHe’ll do “Weekend Update” for the first half of the season.
  16. Seth Meyers Wants Amy Poehler to Be His First ‘Late Night’ GuestIt was officially announced this week that Seth Meyers is taking over for Jimmy Fallon as host of NBC’s 12:35am show Late Night on February […]
  17. Why NBC Will Regret Not Picking Up ‘Mulaney’Late Friday afternoon, NBC announced that it has declined to pick up John Mulaney’s sitcom, Mulaney. It was a surprising move, given that the […]
  18. 9 Potential Weekend Update Hosts If Seth Meyers Leaves for ‘Late Night’The NY Post reported last week that Seth Meyers is producer Lorne Michaels’s top pick to take over NBC’s long-running 12:35am talk show Late […]
  19. Anthony Jeselnik: ‘I Would Throw Everything Away to Be the Weekend Update […]“I would give away everything that I have to be a ‘Weekend Update’ anchor, and I don’t think it will ever happen. It’s one of those things that […]
  20. Five Reasons We’re Looking Forward To ‘SNL’ This SeasonThe fall 2012 TV season is officially here, and tomorrow night, SNL returns from hiatus and kicks off Season 38. Even during its low points, […]
  21. The Lost Weekend Update AnchorsWeekend Update is by far the longest running segment in Saturday Night Live’s history, with the anchor position being one of the most coveted […]
  22. Seth Meyers on the Demands Of Weekend Update, Cranky FansAs he explained The Hollywood Reporter, Seth Meyer’s Weekend Update gig requires a delicate balance of timeliness, hilarity and Native American […]
  23. Norm Macdonald: ‘The perfect joke would be where the setup and punch line […]The New York Times has a nice profile of Norm Macdonald in advance of his new show debuting on Comedy Central next week. Here’s him talking […]
  24. John Mulaney’s I Love It On Weekend Update Standup and SNL writer John Mulaney has a new segment on Weekend Update that he debuted this weekend entitled I Love It. It’s kind of like […]
  25. Weekend Update Writer/Producer Doug Abeles on Making It as a Comedy WriterGawker.tv has a great interview with SNL Weekend Update writer/producer Doug Abeles that covers everything from getting started in the comedy […]
  26. ben silverman
    Cheap Weekend Update Specials to Fill Space on NBC This FallJust like the ones that carried it through last year! (Except this time without the benefit of a concurrent presidential election to make people interested.)