Colin Jost will be making history in this week’s episode Saturday Night Live. The writer and comedian are currently tied for the most appearances. SNL“s” “Weekend Update” segment. He will be the longest-running sketch host as of Saturday, October 23rd.
Jost is officially tied with Seth Meyers in terms of the most appearances. “Weekend Update”Rami Malek, with Young Thug as musical guest, will anchor Saturday, October 16. Jost will beat Meyers’ record, barring any unforeseen changes this weekend. Season 47 Episode 4 will host Jason Sudeikis and Brandi Carlile. This is quite a coincidence since Sudeikis has been an earlier guest. SNLMeyers was also a cast member. Jost has already been praised by many fans via social media.
On last night’s #SNL. @ColinJost tied @sethmeyersWith 154 episodes, this is the longest number of Weekend Update anchor appearances. Next week, Colin becomes the longest-tenured Weekend Update anchor at 154 episodes. pic.twitter.com/dKnRy9g6aN
— The SNL Network (@thesnlnetwork) October 17, 2021
“Weird to think that when he started, he was arguably the least popular anchor since Charles Rocket. Che’s presence loosened him up considerably,”One person tweeted. Another one added: “I know people are complaining that people stick around too long, but I love Colin and Che. I think they’re the right update anchors for the era we’re in now.”A third fan wrote: “I like Jost and Che but I don’t want anyone unseating my Seth”With a frowning emoticon
Meyers was added to the cast of SNL In 2001, he was named co-head writer with Tina Fey (and Andrew Steele) He was named the “Weekend Update”Co-anchoring that fall alongside Amy Poehler, Meyers took Fey’s place. Meyers continued to host after Poehler left 2008 “Weekend Update”From 2013 to 2013, he was all by himself Cecily Strong and he co-anchored for approximately half a season before he went. SNL In 2014, all.
With no gaps in between, Jost assumed Meyers’ chair. The segment aired for the rest of that season and was co-hosted by Strong and Jost. Afterward, Strong left the show. Jost and Michael Che started hosting together in the fall 2014. Che is the first Black host. “Weekend Update,”Jost and Jost are now the longest-running sketches duo in history.
Jost, Che, and others have been involved in a lot of controversy over the years. Some viewers still complain about their hosting style. It seems that they are here to stay. Jost’s Record-breaking Episode of SNL premieres live at 11:30 p.m. ET on NBC.