SNL is having a major cast crisis with the exit of several of the most popular cast anchors of the season. Bill Hader recently left Saturday Night Live after this past weekend’s season finales. Seth Meyers is rumored to be leaving as he will be taking over hosting “Late Night” from Jimmy Fallon as he’s taking over after Jay Leno’s departure in 2014. Seth Meyers will still handle the Weekend Update segment of Saturday Night Live.. Almost SNL cast mates that has left the show found it has opened the doors to big success in other projects including blockbuster movies.
The remaining members of SNL include Taran Killam, Vaness Bayer, Bobby Moynihan, Jay Pharaoh, Nasim Pedrad, Kenan Thompson, Cecily Strong, and Kate McKinnon. Jason Sudeikis and Fred Armisen are supposed to leave the show in the near future. Kristen Wiig and Andy Samberg left the show last season to dive into their own personal endeavors.
SNL will not have any other choice but to replace the lost cast members with new players and bring in some new talent. While the other remaining members have been able to carry their own, the show will lose Seth Meyers unique writing and new writers will need to be added to continue the humor.