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Monday, September 16, 2013

'Saturday Night Live' adds six to cast, names Cecily Strong as Weekend Update

"Saturday Night Live" has a new anchor for its Weekend Update desk. According to an interview in the New York Times on Sunday, show executive producer Lorne Michaels said that Cecily Strong will sit next to Seth Meyers on the anchor desk as of Sept. more ( 9/16/2013 5:18:13 AM -08:00 )

Cecily Strong joins 'Weekend Update' on 'Saturday Night Live'
Cecily Strong is getting a promotion - to the "Weekend Update" anchor desk on "Saturday Night Live." In her sophomore year on "SNL," the 29-year-old featured player will join longtime anchor Seth Meyers, who's planning to leave in mid-season to start more
Los Angeles Times ( 9/16/2013 5:02:51 AM -08:00 )

'SNL': Seth Meyers' new 'Weekend Update' co-anchor is ...
Saturday Night Live castmember Cecily Strong will co-anchor Weekend Update with Seth Meyers, Lorne Michaels revealed to the New York Times. Related. 'SNL': Who should replace Seth Meyers on 'Weekend Update'? Strong, who joined SNL at the start of more
Entertainment Weekly (blog) ( 9/16/2013 5:02:21 AM -08:00 )

'SNL' Picks New Weekend Update Anchor
Cecily Strong is set to join Seth Meyers at the anchor desk on Saturday Night Live's Weekend Update. Strong will share the segment with Meyers, and possibly segue into a position as the segment's sole anchor, The New York Times reports. SNL creator and more ( 9/16/2013 5:00:26 AM -08:00 )

Cecily Strong Joining Weekend Update Desk On 'SNL'
With Seth Meyers taking over "Late Night" in February of next year, his Weekend Update desk on "Saturday Night Live" will need a new anchor. In an interview with The New York Times' Bill Carter published on Sunday, "SNL" executive producer Lorne more
Huffington Post (satire) ( 9/15/2013 11:54:03 PM -08:00 )

Cecily Strong set to team with Meyers on SNL's Weekend Update
Six new cast members added for new season. fey. Producer Lorne Michaels plans return to dual anchor chair on 'Saturday Night Live' when Tina Fey returns to host Sept. 28 season opener. (Photo: Dan MacMedan, USA TODAY) more
USA TODAY ( 9/15/2013 9:10:13 PM -08:00 )

'Saturday Night Live' Setting Its New Cast
With his cast depleted of some of its most talented and most loved performers of recent vintage, Lorne Michaels had an exceptionally busy summer vacation from “Saturday Night Live,” the show he created and still produces. more
New York Times ( 9/15/2013 7:31:18 PM -08:00 )

Cecily Strong Joining Seth Meyers on Weekend Update
Cecily Strong Joining Seth Meyers on Weekend UpdateCecily Strong will be joining the Weekend Update desk. With current anchor of the popular Saturday Night Live sketch, Seth Meyers, making his own exit from the show in February to spend four nights a week hosting the Late Night show on NBC, creator more
E! Online ( 9/15/2013 5:09:00 PM -08:00 )

Chicago's Cecily Strong gets 'SNL' desk job
NBC has confirmed some personnel changes at "Saturday Night Live" ahead of its 39th season premiere on Sept. 28. Chicago performer Cecily Strong will co-anchor "Weekend Update" alongside Seth Meyers — a move that leaves her poised to take over the more
Chicago Tribune ( 9/15/2013 5:08:26 PM -08:00 )

'SNL' Names 'Weekend Update' Anchor
A new face will be joining Seth Meyers at the "Weekend Update" anchor desk. In an interview with The New York Times, Lorne Michaels said Cecily Strong will be sitting alongside Meyers starting on the Sept. 28 premiere. "Cecily, from the first show, was right more
Daily Beast ( 9/15/2013 3:56:16 PM -08:00 )

6 cast additions to 'SNL' named, along with Cecily Strong as new 'Weekend
NEW YORK, N.Y. - NBC says "Saturday Night Live" has added six featured players to its roster. Beck Bennett, John Milhiser, Kyle Mooney, Mike O'Brien, Noel Wells and Brooks Wheelan will join the troupe as "SNL" enters its 39th season on Sept. 28. more
Brandon Sun ( 9/16/2013 6:32:49 AM -08:00 )

Cecily Strong to co-anchor “SNL's” Weekend Update with Seth Meyers
Lorne Michaels, producer and creator of “Saturday Night Live,” one of the longest-running television shows in America, has announced the six new cast members that will attempt to fill the void left by the departure of cast members Fred Armisen, Bill Hader and more
Salon ( 9/16/2013 6:27:37 AM -08:00 )

Cecily Strong to co-host 'Saturday Night Live's' 'Weekend Update'
Cecily Strong to co-host NBC announced that Cecily Strong will co-host Saturday Night Live's Weekend Update with Seth Myers. According to Deadline, Cecily Strong will share the Weekend Update chair for the upcoming season of SNL. While there has been no confirmation that more ( 9/16/2013 6:16:11 AM -08:00 )

Cecily Strong to Be New Host of SNL's 'Weekend Update'
Cecily Strong will join Seth Meyers at Saturday Night Live's Weekend Update anchor desk starting with its season premiere Sept. 28, executive producer Lorne Michaels told The New York Times. Strong would co-host with Meyers until he leaves the show in more
Broadcasting & Cable ( 9/16/2013 6:15:11 AM -08:00 )

Cecily Strong to Co-Anchor Weekend Update, Hopes to Not Barf or Faint
From The Girl You Wish You Hadn't Started a Conversation with at a Party to The Girl Who Will Keep Viewers Updated on Important Happenings in the World... Cecily Strong has been tapped as the next Weekend Update co-anchor on Saturday Night Live, more
The Hollywood Gossip ( 9/16/2013 5:33:46 AM -08:00 )

Cecily Strong Promoted to Weekend Update Duties on Saturday Night Live
Cecily Strong Promoted to Weekend Update Duties on Saturday Night LiveLate night sketch series Saturday Night Live carries on its shakeup as Cecily Strong – one of the most popular members of the show – jumps on the news desk to bring you a satirical take on the week's events with Seth Meyers. Seth Meyers Strong is a strong more ( 9/16/2013 5:22:32 AM -08:00 )

'Saturday Night Live' revamping cast, new Weekend Update anchor
Saturday Night Live's state of flux has become somewhat more clear when show runner and long-time executive producer Lorne Michaels confirmed new details about what's to come this season. In an interview with the New York Times, Lorne Michaels more
Hypable ( 9/16/2013 5:02:19 AM -08:00 )

Cecily Strong Poised to Take Over SNL's 'Weekend Update'
With SNL head writer Seth Myers heading for Jimmy Fallon's job in February, SNL's "Weekend Update" is missing its host. That gig — the one the New York Times pretty aptly calls "an almost guaranteed ride to the next level of stardom" — is going to Cecily more
Vulture ( 9/16/2013 4:47:07 AM -08:00 )

WATCH: Will Cecily Strong triumph as SNL Weekend Update anchor?
The most prominent chair at Saturday Night Live has a new occupant. Strong has some big shoes to fill. By Peter Weber | 8:15am EST. Saturday Night Live's Weekend Update desk is maybe the best seat in Studio 8H, launching some pretty big careers over more
The Week Magazine ( 9/16/2013 4:39:14 AM -08:00 )

Cecily Strong to co-anchor SNL's 'Weekend Update'
Cecily Strong will join Seth Meyers as the co-anchor of "Weekend Update" when Saturday Night Live returns for its 39th season later this month, the New York Times reports. "Lets hope I make it through the first show without barfing or fainting!" Strong tweeted more
The State Journal-Register ( 9/16/2013 4:19:24 AM -08:00 )