Saturday Night Live Adds 3 New Featured Players

28 September, 2017, 00:30 | Author: Pamela Mathis
  • 'Saturday Night Live' Taps Heidi Gardner, Luke Null & Chris Redd As New Cast Members, Adds 7 Writers For Season 43

NBC on Tuesday confirmed Heidi Gardner, Luke Null and Chris Redd have joined the long-running sketch comedy series, following last season's departures of vets Bobby Moynihan, Vanessa Bayer and Sasheer Zamata after nine, seven and four seasons, respectively.

Are you excited to see how these three newcomers fit in with the veteran cast members? However, the good news is that the Peacock Network perennial gained Heidi Gardner, Luke Null and Chris Redd for the fresh season. But perhaps more importantly, Redd was a scene stealing presence in last year's sadly overlooked but brilliant mockumentary Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping.

The comedian has ties to Chicago's Second City and is featured on Comedy Central Stand-up. There he was a member of the touring company and co-wrote The Art of Falling, an improv-sketch-dance hybrid show that was pulled off with Hubbard Street Dance Chicago.

Gardner, a Kansas City, Missouri, native, trained and performed with the Groundlings in Los Angeles. She also has a role in Life of the Party, which stars Melissa McCarthy.

OH native Null also developed his skills here in Chicago, where he wrote and performed at iO and The Annoyance.




"Saturday Night Live" Season 43 premieres this Saturday.

Null has been based in Chicago, where he was a "musical comedian" and did improvisational comedy at iO Chicago (formerly "ImprovOlympic"), an improv theater and training center, according to entertainment news websites.

Ten days ago, it earned the venerable late-night show 9 Emmy awards - the most for any program - including Variety Sketch Series.

As we previously mentioned, this Saturday's premiere will be hosted by Ryan Gosling with musical guest Jay-Z.

Recommended:

  • Man Accused Of Killing Ex-Girlfriend's Son With Hammer

    Man Accused Of Killing Ex-Girlfriend's Son With Hammer

    Dante's grieving grandmother, Monique Brown , said the young boy was trying to save his sister when he was attacked by Chaney Jnr. In another incident in October 2015, an 11-year-old boy died while pushing his sister away from the path of a speedy vehicle.
    Sydney airport chaos as system outage grounds planes

    Sydney airport chaos as system outage grounds planes

    ASA said the glitch had now been resolved but the airlines expected disruptions to continue as they dealt with a massive backlog. Passengers were left facing hours of delays when the air traffic control software failed about 5am.

    Hurricane Maria stays strong, Lee redevelops

    Lee, which degenerated into a remnant low last week, has intensified into hurricane, the National Hurricane Center said Sunday. The storm has been slowing down over the past day or so, beyond this weekend is where Maria's forecast track gets tricky.
  • Speculation of Peyton Manning joining 2020 race for senator

    Speculation of Peyton Manning joining 2020 race for senator

    During Corker's first campaign in 2006, Manning gave Corker $2,100 in both the primary and general elections. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) said he will not seek re-election next year.

    Man City v Shakhtar Donetsk: Four talking points

    Guardiola said they can not take Shakhtar lightly and that it is strong group with Dutch champions Feyenoord also in the mix. City have experimented with a number of formations already this season, often switching between a 3 or a 4 man defence.
    District Line Tube evacuated after phone charger explodes at Tower Hill station

    District Line Tube evacuated after phone charger explodes at Tower Hill station

    A spokesman for British Transport Police said officers were called to the scene shortly before 12.30 this afternoon. The explosion itself appears to have been rather small, especially given the photos we've seen posted on Twitter .
  • Price Visited Family Members, Longtime Friends On Private Jet Trips

    Price Visited Family Members, Longtime Friends On Private Jet Trips

    Price has since defended the trips, stating that some were in response to the hurricanes that have hit the USA mainland. The rest of his 5.5 hours on the ground in Nashville was spent visiting and having lunch with his son, who lives there.
    'World's most valuable rough diamond' sold by Vancouver-based producer

    'World's most valuable rough diamond' sold by Vancouver-based producer

    In 1905, the 3,106-carat Cullinan Diamond was unearthed in South Africa, only to eventually be cut into several smaller pieces. It was unearthed by Canadian miner Lucara Diamond Corp almost two years ago at its Karowe mine in Botswana .
    Hurricane Maria Moves Northward, Affecting East Coast

    Hurricane Maria Moves Northward, Affecting East Coast

    Red "No Swimming" flags are flying again today (Sun., 9.24.17) in Nags Head due to risky surf from Hurricane #Maria . The BBC reported Friday that buses were "currently evacuating people from the area as quickly as they can".
  • Catalonia independence referendum: Trump says Spain should 'remain united'

    Catalonia independence referendum: Trump says Spain should 'remain united'

    State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert had said earlier this month that the United States took no position on the referendum. They are cracking down on organisers by threatening them with prosecution.
    North Korean missiles are a shot in the arm for Shinzo Abe

    North Korean missiles are a shot in the arm for Shinzo Abe

    The head of Abe's junior coalition partner, Natsuo Yamaguchi, said he understood the election would be held on October 22. The same survey by Nikkei business daily showed 44 percent of voters planned to vote for the LDP.
    Rouhani Lashes Back at Trump, as Iran Unveils New Missile

    Rouhani Lashes Back at Trump, as Iran Unveils New Missile

    That makes them only medium-range, which is still sufficient to reach Israel or United States bases in the Persian Gulf. Trump has repeatedly vowed to pull US backing from the deal; he has also called for including Iran's missile program.


Popular

Should Prince Harry Show PDA? His Brother Certainly Doesn't
Markle kept it casual for the occasion and opted for a white button-down shirt, distressed jeans, and pair of Sarah Flint flats . The week-long event will see 550 competitors from 17 nations competing against one another in 12 different sports.

Construction begins on Mexican border wall prototypes
Mr Trump recently said the wall should be see-through, in order to prevent people from being hit on the head with sacks of drugs . Funding to extend the wall beyond its distance of 654 miles (1,046 kilometers) is in doubt.

Longest Surviving Kashmiri Terrorist Gunned Down by Indian Forces
Because killing him would have been a big problem as he was already heading a huge network in north Kashmir", he said. After his release, he worked in an electrical shop for a few years and rejoined militancy in 1995.

Palestine becomes Interpol member state
In this photo provided by Interpol, delegates are seated for the 86th session of the General Assembly, in Beijing, China, Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017.

Ratings Actually Improved During NFL's Tumultuous Week 3
Patriots owner Robert Kraft, who donated money to Trump's campaign, said he was "deeply disappointed" in the president on Sunday. NBC's ratings numbers do not include digital and live streaming. "He's fired, '" Trump told a crowd in Alabama on Friday night.

Prince Harry And Meghan Markle Officially Appear In Public Together
The " Suits " actress looked chic and fab in her white button-down shirt, light blue jeans and tan heels. Wales during his 10 years in the British Army, previously hosted the games in London and Orlando.

Uber CEO apologizes to London users for company's mistakes
Transport for London , the regulatory body, said last week it wouldn't renew Uber's license when it expires September 30. The agency faulted Uber for its poor record of reporting serious crimes involving Uber drivers to the police.

Jennifer Lopez Donates $1 Million to Puerto Rico Following Hurricane
Additionally, several telethons have been held to benefit Puerto Rico including on Univision and Telemundo. But Trump chose not to use the platform to comment on the situation in Puerto Rico over the weekend.

Alabama Senate Race: More Than Moore-Strange
Odd is the state's former attorney general and was appointed to the seat in February. Trump traveled to Huntington on Friday to stump for unusual at a rally.

China urges North Korea to not to go further in 'dangerous direction'
He stressed that all other parties to the deal, including Russian Federation , support the agreement and don't want it reopened. US unilateral sanctions on Iran undermine the Iran nuclear deal, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Thursday.