'Weekend Update' Will Air Four Thursday Night Episodes This Summer

The spinoff news satire show will consist of four episodes to air beginning Thursday, Aug. 10 in the 9 p.m. primetime time slot on NBC. TVLine confirmed that the Weekend Update segment of Saturday Night Live will have a four-episode long run Thursday night edition this summer, starting on August 10. Politico first reported last month that NBC will be exploring a weekly "Weekend Update" series to "help NBC capitalize on a topsy turvy news cycle". They went live about an hour following Vice-Presidential nominee Mike Pence's address to the convention and the country. There's also been a plethora of news events to address during "Weekend Update" throughout his presidency. Other "SNL" cast members are expected to make special appearances. Che and Jost now occupy the "Weekend Update" desk, following in the footsteps of former hosts Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd, Jane Curtin, Dennis Miller, Norm Macdonald, Jimmy Fallon, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, and Seth Meyers.

Here's some new Mass Effect: Andromeda footage shown at PAX East
These types of missions were not present in the older Mass Effect 3, but they were a critical part of the second game's success. EA and BioWare have recently stated that the upcoming Mass Effect: Andromeda will feature over 1200 unique voiced characters.

"'SNL" is having its best season in a quarter of a century.so we didn't want them to take the summer off", said NBC Entertainment President Robert Greenblatt in a statement. The segment also aired on Thursdays nights in 2008 and 2009 with Seth Meyers and Amy Poehler at the anchor desk.

Arnold Schwarzenegger Says He's Not Running for US Senate
There's also been an increase in the number of centrist office holders of the type that Schwarzenegger has praised, he added. "[Schwarzenegger is] someone who could play a huge role if Republicans wanted any hope of having relevance in California ".

So far this season, Saturday Night Live originals are averaging a 3.57 rating in adults 18-49 and 11.022 million viewers overall in Live+7.

Trump Should Accept the Realities on the Ground in Syria
Turkey said it had "neutralized" 71 YPG fighters this week and occupies more than 2,000 square km in northern Syria. Maintaining peace between the groups in Manbij will be crucial if they will work together in the battle for Raqqa.

"SNL" has won 53 Emmy Awards, the most for any show in television history.

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