From Best to Worst SNL Weekend Update Anchors

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Norm MacDonald
Actor, Dirty Work
MacDonald was born Norman Gene MacDonald in Québec City, Québec on October 17, 1959. He began his career in stand-up comedy. MacDonald's first job was writing for The Dennis Miller Show and then Roseanne. While writing for Roseanne, he was noticed by Lorne Michaels, who liked Norm's stand up, and gave him his job on Saturday Night Live...
“ In my opinion, Norm will always be the best Weekend Update Anchor. His delivery was perfect and his *beep* persona worked perfectly. Norm's jokes were brilliant and he gave a lot of *beep* to a lot of celebs. More notably OJ Simpson, which was Norm's undoing. Simpson was good friends with SNL creator Lorne Micheals. ” - Goose4456
Chevy Chase
Chevy Chase was born Cornelius Crane Chase in Lower Manhattan, New York, to Cathalene Parker (Browning), a concert pianist and librettist, and Edward Tinsley "Ned" Chase, an editor and writer. His parents both came from prominent families, and his grandfathers were artist and illustrator Edward Leigh Chase and admiral Miles Browning...
“ The original Anchor in SNL's very first season. Chase hit it big after only a few episodes. Chase's silly jokes and clumsy attitude worked brilliantly and although he was only there for a season, He's still with the top dogs of SNL legends. ” - Goose4456
“ Fantastic, only second to Chase and Macdonald. ” - Goose4456
Dan Aykroyd
Writer, Ghostbusters
Daniel Edward Aykroyd was born on July 1, 1952 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, to Lorraine Hélène (Gougeon), a secretary from a French-Canadian family, and Samuel Cuthbert Peter Hugh Aykroyd, a civil engineer who advised prime minister Pierre Trudeau. Aykroyd attended Carleton University in 1969, where he majored in Criminology and Sociology...
“ Maybe a bit over the top sometimes, but his hilarious quote "Shut up you slut" was hilarious, even 35 years later. ” - Goose4456
Tina Fey
Elizabeth Stamatina Fey was born in 1970 in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, just west of Philadelphia, to Xenobia "Jeanne" (Xenakes), a brokerage employee, and Donald Henry Fey, who wrote grant proposals for universities. Her mother is Greek, born in Piraeus, while her father had German, Northern Irish, and English ancestry...
“ THE only female Anchor that was beyond funny. Her jokes and likeable attitude cemented her in the top 5 Best Weekend Update anchors. ” - Goose4456
Bill Murray
Bill Murray is an American actor, comedian, and writer. The fifth of nine children, he was born William James Murray in Wilmette, Illinois, to Lucille (Collins), a mailroom clerk, and Edward Joseph Murray II, who sold lumber. He is of Irish descent. Among his siblings are actors Brian Doyle-Murray, Joel Murray...
“ 50% of his jokes fell flat, very flat. But he sometimes worked that to his advantage. But i'm happy he wasn;t the anchor for to long. ” - Goose4456
Jane Curtin
Actress, Kate & Allie
Jane Therese Curtin was born September 6th, 1947. Years later, a 27-year-old Jane Curtin auditioned for a comedy variety show. which turned out to be the the thing that would first expose her to fame, Saturday Night Live. Jane won the audition against Mimi Kennedy, a tough competitor. Also in the same year (1975), she married Patrick Lynch...
“ Curtin always looked grumpy to me, just by her facial expressions. That always made me a bit edgy towards her. But she did have great chemistry with Murray and Aykroyd. ” - Goose4456
Jimmy Fallon
Jimmy Fallon was born in 1974 in Brooklyn, New York, to Gloria (Feeley) and Jimmy Fallon. He is of Irish, German, and Norwegian descent. He was raised in Saugerties, New York, which is in upstate New York. He has performed stand up, impressions and characters across the country, in some of the biggest comedy clubs...
“ I could always picture him as a TV Show host, and he eventually got his own ultra successful late night show. I liked Fallon way more when he was a skit cast member. His "can't stop laughing routine" worked 80% of the time in the skits, but not on the Weekend update bench. It made him look un-professional and made it hard for Tina to bounce off of him ” - Goose4456
“ The only reason why Nealon is up so high is because he had the exact look of a News reporter, it was uncanny. But if only he knew how to read a *beep* tele prompter. And he always looked confused and puzzled on what to say when he had guests on his show, even though it was on the god damn screen! ” - Goose4456
“ No way near as funny as his brother, i think that's the only reason he got the job. ” - Goose4456
“ Rocket would probably be down the very bottom if in that one episode where he uttered the F-word. He had balls, but non-funny balls. ” - Goose4456
“ Hall didn't have the look of a news anchor, more of a stoner-surfy guy. He was doomed from the start. ” - Goose4456
Amy Poehler
Actress, Inside Out
Amy Meredith Poehler was born in Newton, Massachusetts, to high school teachers Eileen Frances (Milmore) and William Grinstead Poehler. Her brother is comedian Greg Poehler. She is of Irish (from her mother) and English, Irish, German, and Portuguese (from her father) descent. Amy was first involved...
“ I love Poehler's material, but definately not on SNL as a weekend update anchor. It was terrible, the only reason why it lasted as long as it did, was because of Tina carrying her the whole way! ” - Goose4456
“ Why isn't he at the bottom do you ask? Yeah, maybe he was a horrible anchor, but Quinn was *beep* from the start, he had to follow on from Norm Macdonald, the best WU Anchor in SNL history. That's the only reason why i cut him some slack. ” - Goose4456
“ Lorne hurry the hell up and replace Meyers. He is terrible, his jokes are hardly ever funny and when they are it's only because the stupid smug facial expression he pulls when he says them. ” - Goose4456