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[07/18/16 - 02:08 PM]
"SNL's" Colin Jost and Michael Che Offer Special Convention Editions of "Weekend Update" July 20 and 27 on MSNBC
In addition, on those same days, both Jost and Che will serve as special correspondents on NBC's morning news program "Today."

[via press release from NBC]

"SNL'S" COLIN JOST AND MICHAEL CHE OFFER SPECIAL CONVENTION EDITIONS OF "WEEKEND UPDATE" JULY 20 AND 27 ON MSNBC

Duo Will Also Serve as Correspondents for TODAY from Cleveland and Philadelphia

NEW YORK - July 18, 2016 - "Saturday Night Live" cast members Colin Jost and Michael Che will be hosting special editions of "Weekend Update" on Wednesday, July 20 and Wednesday, July 27 at approximately midnight on MSNBC following the Republican and Democratic national conventions from Cleveland and Philadelphia, respectively.

In addition, on those same days, both Jost and Che will serve as special correspondents on NBC's morning news program "TODAY."

Jost joined the "SNL" cast as "Weekend Update" co-anchor in March 2014. Previously, he served as the show's co-head writer.

Che joined Jost at the "Update" desk in September 2014. His past work includes "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" where he served as a correspondent.

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ABOUT TODAY

NBC's TODAY is the news program that informs, entertains, inspires and sets the agenda each morning for Americans. Airing live from 7 am to 11 am ET, TODAY reaches more than 5 million people every day through its broadcast, and millions more through TODAY.com, the TODAY app, and social media platforms. Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie, Al Roker, Natalie Morales, Willie Geist, Tamron Hall, Carson Daly, Hoda Kotb, and Kathie Lee Gifford are the anchors and hosts, Noah Oppenheim is the SVP and Executive in Charge, and Don Nash is the executive producer.

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ABOUT MSNBC:

MSNBC is the premier destination for breaking news and in-depth analysis of the headlines, as well as commentary and informed perspectives. Reaching more than 96 million households worldwide, MSNBC offers a full schedule of live news coverage, influential voices, and award-winning documentary programming - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. MSNBC also delivers breaking news and information across a variety of platforms including www.msnbc.com and MSNBC on Sirius XM radio. The MSNBC App for iPhone, iPad and iTouch also provide a customizable user experience with live streaming, clips of select MSNBC programming, and additional show content. Watch MSNBC anywhere: On Demand, online or across mobile and connected TVs. MSNBC is part of the NBCUniversal News Group, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies, which is owned by Comcast Corporation. For more corporate information, visit www.nbcuniversal.com.





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