Official: 'Saturday Night Live' Adds Three Chicago Performers As Featured Players

Live from Chicago — it’s Saturday Night Live‘s new cast additions. The veteran NBC sketch comedy series just announced it is adding three featured players heading into its 38th season: Aidy Bryant, Tim Robinson and Cecily Strong. All three hail from Chicago. (Word of Bryant and Robinson’s appointment leaked on Friday.) The reinforcements are coming as SNL is returning without departing cast members Kristen Wiig, Andy Samberg, and Abby Elliott, with Jason Sudeikis, who portrays presidential candidate Mitt Romney, also rumored to exit following the November election. (more…)

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