Mike Myers: 'I Was Scared' to Do 'Wayne's World' on SNL's 40th Anniversary Special

Leslie Jones Named New SNL Cast Member

Saturday Night Live just added a new face to the cast of its 40th season.

Leslie Jones is the latest lady to join the show as a full-fledged cast member after becoming a writer earlier this year.

Jones first auditioned for the coveted spot last fall as one of twelve finalists, but the role was ultimately offered to Sasheer Zamata.

Meet Your New SNL Weekend Update Anchor

Live from New York, we have a new co-anchor for Weekend Update!

Michael Che, a writer on Saturday Night Live last season and a correspondent for Comedy Central’s The Daily Show, will join Colin Jost as co-host of the popular SNL segment – replacing Cecily Strong, who will now have more time to work on sketches.

Stars Recall the Thrill of Hearing Don Pardo Say Their Name for the First Time

For so many stars, hearing Don Pardo say their name meant they’d arrived.

“Every year the new cast couldn’t wait to hear their name said by him,” Lorne Michaels, the creator of Saturday Night Live, tells The New York Times in the wake of the legendary announcer’s passing Monday at age 96.

Jimmy Fallon: Mentor Lorne Michaels 'Helped Me With Everything'

Jimmy Fallon takes over The Tonight Show next month, yet the still-humble late-night host makes it clear who deserves the biggest thank-you for his success: Saturday Night Live mentor Lorne Michaels.

Seth Meyers on Taking Over Late Night: No Singing, More Sketches

If you’re expecting Seth Meyers to do the “History of Rap” with Justin Timberlake when he takes over Late Night from Jimmy Fallon on Feb. 24, think again.

While he’s following in Fallon’s footsteps, making the transition from Saturday Night Live to talk-show host, that’s where the similarities end. He’s ready to shake things up.

Saturday Night Live Is Casting at Least One Female African-American

Saturday Night Live plans to add one or two black female performers to its cast as soon as January.

A representative for the NBC sketch-comedy show on Thursday confirmed reports it’s answering complaints about its lack of diversity by staging showcases to choose at least one black female cast member and to hire her within weeks.

In recent weeks, the show has seen two-dozen candidates in Los Angeles, Chicago and New York.

Kerry Washington Hosts SNL, Satirizing Its Diversity Issue – See Video

In a week that saw Saturday Night Live come under the microscope of The New York Times for the program’s lack of diversity, specifically where black women cast members were concerned, the show cold-opened Saturday night with a skit starring guest host Kerry Washington, satirizing the situation – and even culminating with a pre-“Live from New York, It’s Saturday Night” announcement from the Rev. Al Sharpton.

Seth Meyers Engaged to Alexi Ashe

Talk about a Weekend Update.

Saturday Night Live star and head writer Seth Meyers is engaged to his longtime girlfriend, lawyer Alexi Ashe, his rep confirms to PEOPLE.

Jimmy Fallon in Talks to Host the Oscars

Could Jimmy Fallon be the next Oscar host?

There’s buzz building about the possibility of NBC’s late night host taking the reins on Hollywood’s biggest awards show.