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Seth Meyers Replacement

Meet Seth Meyers' 'Weekend Update' Replacement

Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy

Continuing in the tradition of "SNL" head writers becoming "Weekend Update" anchors, Colin Jost will be stepping into Seth Meyers' shoes when Meyers l...

The Next 'Weekend Update' Host?

Mike Ryan | Posted 06.11.2013 | TV
Mike Ryan

In the history of "SNL," there have been 19 full-time anchors of "Weekend Update" (renamed "SNL NewsBreak" and "Saturday Night News" during the Dick Ebersol era, from 1981 to 1985). If, as rumored, Seth Meyers leaves "SNL" at the end of this season to take over "Late Night" from Jimmy Fallon (who will be taking over "The Tonight Show" in 2014), the "Weekend Update" desk will be completely vacant for the first time in 13 years.