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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)
        - Louis C.K./Rihanna (2015) TV episode, Played by Michael Che (as Weekend Update Anchor) / Colin Jost (as Weekend Update Anchor)
        - Reese Witherspoon/Florence + the Machine (2015) TV episode, Played by Michael Che (as Weekend Update Anchor) / Colin Jost (as Weekend Update Anchor)
        - Scarlett Johansson/Wiz Khalifa (2015) TV episode, Played by Michael Che (as Weekend Update Anchor) / Colin Jost (as Weekend Update Anchor)
        - Taraji P. Henson/Mumford & Sons (2015) TV episode, Played by Michael Che (as Weekend Update Anchor) / Colin Jost (as Weekend Update Anchor)
        - Michael Keaton/Carly Rae Jepsen (2015) TV episode, Played by Michael Che (as Weekend Update Anchor) / Colin Jost (as Weekend Update Anchor)
          (719 more)
  2. Saturday Night Live: 40th Anniversary Special (2015) (TV) Played by Jane Curtin (as Weekend Update Anchor) / Tina Fey (as Weekend Update Anchor) / Amy Poehler (as Weekend Update Anchor)
    ... 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 (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)

  4. The Earth Day Special (1990) (TV) Played by Dennis Miller (as Weekend Update Anchor)
Archive Footage:
  1. An SNL Valentine (2015) (TV) Played by Kevin Nealon (as Weekend Update Anchor) / Colin Quinn (as Weekend Update Anchor) / Michael Che (as Weekend Update Anchor)
    ... aka "Saturday Night Live Valentine Special" - USA (alternative title)
  2. Saturday Night Live: Christmas Special (2014) (TV) Played by Norm MacDonald (as Weekend Update Anchor) / Seth Meyers (as Weekend Update Anchor)
    ... 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 (as Weekend Update Anchor)
    ... 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 (as Weekend Update Anchor) / Cecily Strong (as Weekend Update Anchor)
  5. 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)
  6. 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)
  7. Saturday Night Live: Halloween (2013) (TV) Played by Seth Meyers (as Weekend Update Anchor)
    ... aka "SNL Halloween" - USA (alternative title)
  8. 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)
  9. 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)
  10. 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)
  11. Saturday Night Live Presidential Bash '08 (2008) (TV) Played by Seth Meyers (as Weekend Update Anchor)
  12. Saturday Night Live: The Best of Will Ferrell - Volume 2 (2004) (V) Played by Colin Quinn (as Weekend Update Anchor)
  13. Saturday Night Live Christmas (1999) (V) Played by Norm MacDonald (as Weekend Update Anchor)
    ... aka "Saturday Night Live Christmas Past" - USA (alternative title)
  14. Saturday Night Live: The Best of Chris Rock (1999) (TV) Played by Dennis Miller (as Weekend Update Anchor)

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Quotes:
From "Saturday Night Live: Eric Idle/Kate Bush (#4.8)" (1978)
Chico Escuela: Baseball been berry berry good to me. Thank you berry much. Thank you, Hane? Thank you, Hane.
[he is drowned out by the audience applauding]
Weekend Update Anchor: Great job, Chico, I'm glad that we haven't hired just another stupid ex-jock sportcaster.
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