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Michael Che Will Be Weekend Update’s First African-American Anchor

Comedian Michael Che, who has been a correspondent on The Daily Show since this summer, will be the next anchor of Saturday Night Live’s “Weekend Update” segment. SNL executive producer Lorne Michaels admitted to Vulture that the legendary faux-news bit “struggled to find an identity last season,” and said that Cecily Strong—who co-anchored with it Colin Jost—would only be featured in traditional sketches. Che, who will co-anchor “Weekend Update” with Jost in 2015, is the segment’s first ever African-American host …

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