‘Saturday Night Live’ Hires Drew Michael as a Weekend Update Writer

drew_michaelA little over two weeks ago, Saturday Night Live hired seven new writers to the staff, and today the show confirmed another hire with us on the Weekend Update side. New York-based standup Drew Michael, whose Comedy Central Half Hour special aired earlier this month, will join the season 42 writing staff and focus on writing material for returning Update anchors Michael Che and Colin Jost. Read our interview with Michael here, and check out the rest of SNL’s new writers for season 42 here.

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