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‘SNL’ announces new ‘Weekend Update’ anchor

‘SNL’ announces new ‘Weekend Update’ anchor

SO LONG, 'SNL:' Seth Myers will step down from his role on "SNL." Photo: Associated Press/Jeff Daly

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s “Weekend Update” with Cecily Strong and Colin Jost?

Never heard of him? He’s been the head writer on “Saturday Night Live” since 2012.

Jost made his TV debut on Jimmy Fallon’s “Late Night” on Jan. 14.

He’ll replace Seth Meyers, who’ll leave SNL to take over for Fallon. Meyers’ last Weekend Update will be on Feb. 1. Jost starts a month later.

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