‘Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update’ Premieres Thursday, August 10

“SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE: WEEKEND UPDATE” — THURSDAY, AUG. 10 FROM 9-9:30 P.M.

NBC is bringing a late-night institution to primetime with a four-episode order for “Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update.” The half-hour telecast will feature “Weekend Update” anchors Colin Jost and Michael Che. Additional “Saturday Night Live” cast members will also make appearances.

Weekend Update,” which comments on and satirizes the news and current affairs of the week, has consistently ranked as one of the most popular segments of “Saturday Night Live” throughout the show’s storied 42-year history. Previous “Weekend Update” anchors include Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd, Jane Curtin, Dennis Miller, Norm Macdonald, Jimmy Fallon, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler and Seth Meyers.

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