Even though much of the focus on the new season of Saturday Night Live has been about their unfortunate featured player hiring and firing of comedian Shane Gillis, thankfully the late night sketch series is moving on with some much better news.
When the opening credits roll on the 45th season premiere this weekend, there will be a couple changes. Heidi Gardner and Chris Redd are no longer featured players and have been promoted to regular cast members. Read More »
The 43rd season of Saturday Night Live is in full swing. We’ve already had three episodes with hosts Ryan Gosling, Gal Gadot and Kumail Nanjiani ushering in some laughs (be sure to check out our reviews of each new episode over here), and there’s plenty more to come throughout the rest of the year.
Throughout this season, we’ll be keeping an eye on the three new featured players making their debut on the show: Chris Redd, Heidi Gardner and Luke Null. We were introduced to them just before the new season began at the end of September, but now a series of videos from behind the scenes of the late night sketch series allows us to get to know the new Saturday Night Live cast members a little bit better. Read More »
At the end of the 42nd season of Saturday Night Live this past spring, three cast members left the show. Bobby Moynihan and Vanessa Bayer were given a fond farewell while Sasheer Zamata opted to leave the show without much pomp and circumstance. Over the summer, we were left wondering if executive producer Lorne Michaels would replace the departed comedians or just let the cast shrink without bringing in any new talent. Now we have our answer.
NBC has announced that three new featured players will make their debut on Saturday Night Live when the season premiere airs this weekend on September 30 with host Ryan Gosling. It’s likely that you haven’t heard of these names before, but we’ll fill you in on each of the new Saturday Night Live cast members below. Read More »