Cecily Strong out, Michael Che in on 'SNL's' 'Weekend Update' desk

September 12, 2014 2:19 AM

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Cecily Strong out, Michael Che in on 'SNL's' 'Weekend Update' desk

Strong will be replaced by "SNL" writer and "Daily Show" correspondent Michael Che at the anchor desk this season, making he and co-anchor Colin Jost the first male-male "Update" pairing in the show's history, according to the New York Times.

“Michael is a strong writer, and he’s really funny,” "SNL" creator Lorne Michaels told the Times. “It’s always difficult to make changes and make ‘Update’ different from what’s gone before.”

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