How SNL Found 5 New Cast Members

Live from New York: It’s an all-new Saturday Night! With the departures of Bill Hader, Fred Armisen and Jason Sudeikis — plus Seth Meyers’ planned midseason exit to take over for Jimmy Fallon as host of NBC’s Late Night — SNL creator and executive producer Lorne Michaels has undertaken one of the most ambitious overhauls in the NBC sketch show’s 38-year history. But Michaels has been casting the show for years: here’s how he did it this time.

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