‘SNL’ Hires Seven New Writers for Season 42

snl_season_42_writersSaturday Night Live has already fired three cast members, hired three featured players, and promoted two new co-head writers, and today we can report another big behind-the-scenes change: a bunch of brand new writers. NBC has confirmed with us that going into season 42, the show has added seven writers to the staff:

Aside from co-head writers Chris Kelly and Sarah Schneider, SNL hasn’t yet confirmed which season 41 writers will be returning this year, but based on these hires, we can count on a very funny season 42. The season is slated to premiere on October 1st; the host and musical guest for the episode have not yet been announced.

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