“Saturday Night Live” Is Back For Season 48 With 4 New Players — See Who’s in the Cast!
“Saturday Night Live” has added four new cast members to season 48: Marcello Hernandez, Molly Kearney, Devon Walker, and Michael Longfellow are all heading to Studio 8H as featured players. The long-running comedy sketch show is gearing up for a new instalment, premiering Oct. 1, following the departure of several fan-favorites, including Pete Davidson, Aidy Bryant, and Kate McKinnon.
After taking home the award for outstanding variety sketch series at the Emmys on Sept. 12, creator Lorne Michaels addressed the changes at the ceremony. “This will be transition year. Change years are always difficult but always exciting. There are new people. There are four new people at least for now,” he told reporters backstage, per Deadline.
Keep reading for a confirmed list of all the new and returning cast members that will be gracing our screens to deliver gut-busting laughs for “SNL”‘s 48th season.