Lorne Michaels has hired comedian Michael Che to be the first Black SNL cast member to anchor “Weekend Update”. Che previously was a writer for SNL, before leaving to appear on “The Daily Show”.
Here’s what’s reported:
“For the first time in the history of Saturday Night Live, there will be two men anchoring the Weekend Update segment. And for the first time in the history of the show, one of those anchors will be black.”