Saturday Night Live He will be another veteran member of the cast when it premieres in the 48th season.
Chris Reed, who has been with the show since 2017, is leaving. He became the eighth cast member to leave the long-running NBC sketch show before season 48 debuted on October 1.
Redd’s departure follows the departure Eddie Bryant, Pete Davidson, Kate McKinnon, and Kyle Money – They all left at the end of Season 47 in May – and summer exits Alex Moffat, Melissa Villasenor and featured player Aristotle Athari.
“Be a part of SNL Reed said in a statement. “Five years ago, I got into 30 Rock knowing this was a great opportunity to grow. Now, with friends that have become family and memories I will cherish forever, I am grateful to Lorne Michaels and everyone SNL organisation. From the bottom of my heart, I cannot thank you all enough.”
Join Red Saturday Night Live As a featured player in the 2017-18 season and was promoted to the lead cast before season 45 in 2019. He won an Emmy for Outstanding Music and Lyrics in 2018 for the song “Come Back Barack”, where he shared the award with fellow songwriters Kenan Thompson and Will Stephen Composer Elie Brugman.
Reid also co-starred with Thompson on the NBC Michaels-produced Keenan series, which was canceled earlier this year after running two seasons. He also stars in Peacock bust downwhich has yet to hear any word about its future after running six episodes in March.
He will present a comedy special title on HBO Max, Chris Reed: Why do I like this?later this year and being bundled with Universal Internet Mon, which is under development. He also co-created a never-before-executed project by Michaels’ Broadway Video and Audible.
SNL It has not been officially announced which cast members will return for season 48; As of press time, the remainders from last season are Michael Che, Mickey Day, Chloe Feynman, Heidi Gardner, Colin Jost, Ego Nodim, Cecily Strong, Thompson and Bowen Young and featured players Andrew Desmocks, James Austin Johnson, Bonky Johnson, Sarah Sherman. The show also added special players Marcelo Hernandez, Molly Kearney, Michael Longfellow, Devon Walker.
season 48 SNL The premiere is scheduled to begin on October 1. A host and musical guest have yet to be announced.
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