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SNL Newsbreak Anchor (Character)
from "Saturday Night Live" (1975)

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Overview

Alternate Names:
Saturday Night Newsline Anchor / Weekend Update 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)
        - Andy Samberg/St. Vincent (2014) TV episode, Played by Cecily Strong (as Weekend Update Anchor) / Colin Jost (as Weekend Update Anchor)
        - Charlize Theron/The Black Keys (2014) TV episode, Played by Cecily Strong (as Weekend Update Anchor) / Colin Jost (as Weekend Update Anchor)
        - Andrew Garfield/Coldplay (2014) TV episode, Played by Cecily Strong (as Weekend Update Anchor) / Colin Jost (as Weekend Update Anchor)
        - Seth Rogen/Ed Sheeran (2014) TV episode, Played by Cecily Strong (as Weekend Update Anchor) / Colin Jost (as Weekend Update Anchor)
        - Anna Kendrick/Pharrell Williams (2014) TV episode, Played by Cecily Strong (as Weekend Update Anchor) / Colin Jost (as Weekend Update Anchor)
          (697 more)
  2. "Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update Thursday"
        - Episode #3.2 (2012) TV episode, Played by Seth Meyers (as Weekend Update Anchor)
        - Episode #3.1 (2012) TV episode, Played by Seth Meyers (as Weekend Update Anchor)
        - Episode #2.3 (2009) TV episode, Played by Seth Meyers (as Weekend Update Anchor)
        - Episode #2.2 (2009) TV episode, Played by Amy Poehler (as Weekend Update Anchor) / Seth Meyers (as Weekend Update Anchor)
        - Episode #2.1 (2009) TV episode, Played by Amy Poehler (as Weekend Update Anchor) / Seth Meyers (as Weekend Update Anchor)
          (3 more)

  3. The Earth Day Special (1990) (TV) Played by Dennis Miller (as Weekend Update Anchor)
Archive Footage:
  1. Saturday Night Live: Christmas (2013) (TV) Played by Norm MacDonald (as Weekend Update Anchor) / Seth Meyers (as Weekend Update Anchor)
    ... aka "SNL Christmas" - USA (alternative title)
  2. Saturday Night Live: Thanksgiving (2013) (TV) Played by Kevin Nealon (as Weekend Update Anchor) / Seth Meyers (as Weekend Update Anchor)
    ... aka "SNL Thanksgiving" - USA (alternative title)
  3. Saturday Night Live: Halloween (2013) (TV) Played by Seth Meyers (as Weekend Update Anchor)
    ... aka "SNL Halloween" - USA (alternative title)
  4. The Women of SNL (2010) (TV) Played by Chevy Chase (as Weekend Update Anchor) / Seth Meyers (as Weekend Update Anchor) / Jane Curtin (as Weekend Update Anchor)
  5. Saturday Night Live: The Best of Amy Poehler (2009) (TV) Played by Jimmy Fallon (as Weekend Update Anchor) / Seth Meyers (as Weekend Update Anchor) / Tina Fey (as Weekend Update Anchor)
  6. Saturday Night Live Sports Extra '09 (2009) (TV) Played by Bill Murray (as Weekend Update Anchor) / Norm MacDonald (as Weekend Update Anchor) / Colin Quinn (as Weekend Update Anchor) / Seth Meyers (as Weekend Update Anchor) / Jane Curtin (as Weekend Update Anchor) / Tina Fey (as Weekend Update Anchor)
  7. Saturday Night Live Presidential Bash '08 (2008) (TV) Played by Seth Meyers (as Weekend Update Anchor)
  8. Saturday Night Live: The Best of Will Ferrell - Volume 2 (2004) (V) Played by Colin Quinn (as Weekend Update Anchor)
  9. Saturday Night Live Christmas (1999) (V) Played by Norm MacDonald (as Weekend Update Anchor)
    ... aka "Saturday Night Live Christmas Past" - USA (alternative title)
  10. Saturday Night Live: The Best of Chris Rock (1999) (TV) Played by Dennis Miller (as Weekend Update Anchor)

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From "Saturday Night Live: The Rolling Stones (#4.1)" (1978)
Weekend Update Anchor: A Morning After birth control pill, developed at the University of Florida, has proven to be 99% effective. Hey! Great news! Only one pregnancy occurred among 359 women who started the medication within 72 hours after unprotected sexual intercourse.
[holds up the device]
Weekend Update Anchor: Now, it's called a Post-Obligatory Interceptive, and I have a sample right here, enough for three inceptions. They're not gonna do me any good. Here, Jane, a whole year's supply for ya'!
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