MEDIA ALERT: "SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE"
· "Saturday Night Live" adds four featured players to the cast for the upcoming 48th season:
· Marcello Hernandez
· Molly Kearney
· Michael Longfellow
· Devon Walker
· The season premiere episode of "SNL" airs Oct. 1 on NBC and streaming live on Peacock. "SNL" will continue with live shows on Oct. 8 and Oct. 15.
· "Saturday Night Live" won the 2022 Emmy Award for Outstanding Variety Sketch Series. "SNL" is the most Emmy nominated show in history and holds 93 Emmy wins (including awards for its specials and short form series).
· "Saturday Night Live" is produced in association with Broadway Video. The creator and executive producer is Lorne Michaels.
Marcello Hernandez joins the cast of "Saturday Night Live" for his first season.
Hernandez is a comedian, writer and actor of Cuban/Dominican descent. He was selected as a Just for Laughs New Face of Comedy in 2022.
Hernandez is from Miami and his birthday is Aug. 19.
Molly Kearney (they/them) joins the cast of "Saturday Night Live" for their first season.
Kearney was selected for Comedy Central's "Up Next" showcase in 2019. They can be seen in Amazon's "A League of Their Own" and Disney+'s "The Mighty Ducks."
Kearney is from Cleveland and their birthday is May 2.
Michael Longfellow joins the cast of "Saturday Night Live" for his first season.
Longfellow has been featured on Netflix's "Introducing ..." showcase and NBC's "Bring the Funny." He was also selected as one of TBS's "Comics to Watch" for the 2017 New York Comedy Festival.
Longfellow is from Phoenix and his birthday is Jan. 31.
Devon Walker joins the cast of "Saturday Night Live" for his first season.
Walker was selected for Comedy Central's "Up Next" showcase in 2017. He has written for Freeform's "Everything's Trash" and Netflix's "Big Mouth."
Walker is from Austin, Texas, and his birthday is Feb. 13.