'Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update' Season Premiere on NBC

Thursday, August 10, 2017
Colin Jost and Michael Che in Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update

NBC is bringing SNL back to prime time with a four-episode order for 'Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update'. The new season premieres Thursday, August 10 (9-9:30PM).

The half-hour telecast will feature 'Weekend Update' anchors Colin Jost and Michael Che. Additional SNL cast members will also make appearances.

'Weekend Update', which comments on and satirizes the news and current affairs of the week, has consistently ranked as one of the most popular segments of 'Saturday Night Live' throughout the show's storied 42-year history according to NBC press release.

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