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Weekend Update Anchor (Character)
from "Saturday Night Live" (1975)

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Saturday Night Live: Season 39: Episode 2 -- Does not include musical performances or sketches containing licensed music. Sketches include VMAs Backstage Cold Open, Miley Cyrus Monologue, 50 Shades Of Grey Auditions, Girlfriend Talk Show, Piers Morgan - Clintons, Weekend Update (including Vanessa as "Jacob", Kate as "GTA Mom", and Jay as "Shannon Sharpe"), Cheer Squad, Mornin' Miami, Poetry Class, Miley Sex Tape.

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Overview

Alternate Names:
SNL Newsbreak Anchor / Saturday Night Newsline Anchor / Weekend Update Special Anchor

Filmography

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  1. "Saturday Night Live"
    ... aka "NBC's Saturday Night" - USA (complete title)
    ... aka "SNL" - USA (informal title)
    ... aka "SNL 25" - USA (alternative title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night" - USA (first season title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night Live '80" - USA (sixth season title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night Live 15" - USA (fifteenth season title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night Live 20" - USA (twentieth season title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night Live 25" - USA (twentyfifth season title)
        - Fred Armisen/Courtney Barnett (2016) TV episode, Played by Colin Jost / Michael Che
        - Drake (2016) TV episode, Played by Colin Jost / Michael Che
        - Brie Larson/Alicia Keys (2016) TV episode, Played by Colin Jost / Michael Che
        - Julia Louis-Dreyfus/Nick Jonas (2016) TV episode, Played by Colin Jost / Michael Che
        - Russell Crowe/Margo Price (2016) TV episode, Played by Colin Jost / Michael Che
          (740 more)
  2. Saturday Night Live: 40th Anniversary Special (2015) (TV) Played by Jane Curtin / Tina Fey / Amy Poehler
    ... aka "40th Anniversary Special" - USA (alternative title)
    ... aka "SNL 40: Saturday Night Live 40" - USA (promotional title)
  3. "Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update Thursday"
        - Episode #3.2 (2012) TV episode, Played by Seth Meyers
        - Episode #3.1 (2012) TV episode, Played by Seth Meyers
        - Episode #2.3 (2009) TV episode, Played by Seth Meyers
        - Episode #2.2 (2009) TV episode, Played by Amy Poehler / Seth Meyers
        - Episode #2.1 (2009) TV episode, Played by Amy Poehler / Seth Meyers
          (3 more)

  4. The Earth Day Special (1990) (TV) Played by Dennis Miller
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  1. An SNL Valentine (2015) (TV) Played by Kevin Nealon / Colin Quinn / Michael Che
    ... aka "Saturday Night Live Valentine Special" - USA (alternative title)
  2. Saturday Night Live: Christmas Special (2014) (TV) Played by Norm MacDonald / Seth Meyers
    ... aka "An SNL Christmas" - USA (alternative title)
    ... aka "SNL Christmas Special" - USA (alternative title)
    ... aka "SNL: Season 40 - Christmas Special" - USA (alternative title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night Live: Season 40 - Christmas Special" - USA (alternative title)
  3. Saturday Night Live: Thanksgiving Special (2014) (TV) Played by Kevin Nealon
    ... aka "SNL Thanksgiving Special" - USA (alternative title)
    ... aka "SNL: Season 40 - Thanksgiving Special" - USA (alternative title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night Live: Season 40 - Thanksgiving Special" - USA (alternative title)
  4. Saturday Night Live: Best of This Season (2014) (TV) Played by Seth Meyers / Cecily Strong
  5. Saturday Night Live: Christmas (2013) (TV) Played by Norm MacDonald / Seth Meyers
    ... aka "SNL Christmas" - USA (alternative title)
  6. Saturday Night Live: Thanksgiving (2013) (TV) Played by Kevin Nealon / Seth Meyers
    ... aka "SNL Thanksgiving" - USA (alternative title)
  7. Saturday Night Live: Halloween (2013) (TV) Played by Seth Meyers
    ... aka "SNL Halloween" - USA (alternative title)
  8. The Women of SNL (2010) (TV) Played by Chevy Chase / Seth Meyers / Jane Curtin
  9. Saturday Night Live: The Best of Amy Poehler (2009) (TV) Played by Jimmy Fallon / Seth Meyers / Tina Fey
  10. Saturday Night Live Sports Extra '09 (2009) (TV) Played by Bill Murray / Norm MacDonald / Colin Quinn / Seth Meyers / Jane Curtin / Tina Fey
  11. Saturday Night Live Presidential Bash '08 (2008) (TV) Played by Seth Meyers
  12. Saturday Night Live: The Best of Will Ferrell - Volume 2 (2004) (V) Played by Colin Quinn
  13. Saturday Night Live Christmas (1999) (V) Played by Norm MacDonald
    ... aka "Saturday Night Live Christmas Past" - USA (alternative title)
  14. Saturday Night Live: The Best of Chris Rock (1999) (TV) Played by Dennis Miller

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From "Saturday Night Live: Karen Black/Cheap Trick/Stanley Clarke Trio (#6.7)" (1981)
Weekend Update Anchor: Well, during the Senate confirmation hearings, Alexander "General" Haig -General Alexander Haig said that the MX missile is the key to our country's defense. Here, we see Mr. Haig swallowing that key. Later, when asked about the neutron bomb, he replied: "You know, I don't believe in using a weapon designed to destroy only human life. After all, part of the fun is watching the buildings blow up!" See more »

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