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

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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)
        - Louis C.K./Rihanna (2015) TV episode, Played by Michael Che / Colin Jost
        - Reese Witherspoon/Florence + the Machine (2015) TV episode, Played by Michael Che / Colin Jost
        - Scarlett Johansson/Wiz Khalifa (2015) TV episode, Played by Michael Che / Colin Jost
        - Taraji P. Henson/Mumford & Sons (2015) TV episode, Played by Michael Che / Colin Jost
        - Michael Keaton/Carly Rae Jepsen (2015) TV episode, Played by Michael Che / Colin Jost
          (719 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
Archive Footage:
  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: Sigourney Weaver/The Ting Tings (#35.12)" (2010)
Weekend Update Anchor: Look, obviously I'm invested in this because it affects me. If Jay can take his job back from Conan that means Conan can take it back from Jimmy and that means Jimmy might come here and I cannot go back to being in a sketch once every three weeks. See more »

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