'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.

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 ".

"'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.

Fatal fire, vehicle crash linked to hoverboard explosion in Pennsylvania
In the chaotic rush to the scene, Harrisburg Fire Lieutenant Dennis DeVoe's vehicle was struck at an intersection. DeVoe was blocks from the fire station to pick up his gear and joined his fellow firefighters at the scene.

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.

Ulta Beauty to continue aggressive store expansion
Ulta Beauty is the largest beauty retailer in the nation with more than 900 stores in 48 states and the District of Columbia. Ulta Beauty traded in a range throughout Thursday's session and closed down by 1.70 at $273.77 on above average volume.

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

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