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10 Things You Need To Know About The New Season Of SNL


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2. Cecily Strong has been replaced with Michael Che on Weekend Update

Former writer of “The Dailey Show”, Michael Che, will replace Cecily Strong at the Weekend Update desk for the upcoming season of SNL. Michael Che will host Weekend Update with Colin Jost.

Though Strong has been replaced for Weekend Update, she will still be a cast member for the 40th season.

5. The Voice Of SNL Recently Passed Away

On August 18, 2014 Don Pardo, the voice of SNL, passed away. Don was 96, and held the position for 39 seasons. There is no word on how SNL will handle introducing the show this season.

9. SNL Hires New Featured Player: Pete Davidson

Lorne Michaels brings on one new featured player for the 40th season, Pete Davidson. The 20 year old standup comedian has been featured on shows such as Wild and Out, Guy Code, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, and Jimmy Kimmel Live.

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