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Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update Summer Edition 

Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update Thursday (original title)
"Saturday Night Live's" satirical news segment expanded into primetime with three pre-election Thursday night specials.
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Series cast summary:
Kenan Thompson ...  Oscar Rogers / ... 10 episodes, 2008-2017
Seth Meyers ...  Weekend Update Anchor / ... 9 episodes, 2008-2017
Fred Armisen ...  Barack Obama / ... 8 episodes, 2008-2012
Bill Hader ...  Anthony Scaramucci / ... 7 episodes, 2008-2017
Jason Sudeikis ...  Basketball Player / ... 6 episodes, 2008-2012
Darrell Hammond ...  Sen. John McCain / ... 6 episodes, 2008-2009
Kristen Wiig ...  Various / ... 6 episodes, 2008-2009
Amy Poehler ...  Weekend Update Anchor 5 episodes, 2008-2009
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"Saturday Night Live's" satirical news segment expanded into primetime with three pre-election Thursday night specials.

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2008 (USA) See more »

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SNL Thursday Night Live See more »

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Six episodes were ordered for the second season, but due to low ratings, only three were produced. See more »

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Referenced in Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.65 (2009) See more »

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I hate to see this end.
29 August 2017 | by mrshvd3See all my reviews

It's only a few episodes, to hold us over until "SNL" starts up again, but I truly wish it would go on! Truly, truly funny. Gets the "Weekend Update" crew up to date on the political circus from what's happened over the Summer hiatus. I enjoy "SNL" most of the time, but really wouldn't mind seeing these weekly half-hour "Weekend Update" segments continue all on their own. Great job!


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