'Saturday Night Live' Turns 40: 6 Things You Can Expect From The Premiere

September 26, 2014 8:16 PM

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"Saturday Night Live" premieres on September 27, marking the beginning of its 40th season. Every September, diehard (and fair weather) fans get all verklempt over casting shakeups, host selections and weekend update controversies, because they're still getting over ancient history -- yes, we get it, the show was better when Kristen Wiig was on the show. But looking ahead in a more positive direction, "SNL"'s transition into middle age life is going to be far from mellow. With its premiere just one day away, here are a few things you can expect to see on the first episode and new season.

1. Losing Unfamiliar Faces Moral-sharing Brooks Wheelan, Zooey-parodying Noël Wells and that other guy John Milhiser will no longer be cast members. These three struggled to get screen time, and unfortunately were unmemorable when they were on screen. Lorne Michaels wasn't shy about sharing the fact...

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