Tina Fey replaces Colin Jost in a ‘dreams really do come true’ Weekend Update on ‘SNL’
There was no set, no graphics, and an audience of only three people, but Tina Fey hosted Saturday Night Live Weekend Update again, and for just a brief moment in time, things were good.
Fey stepped in to replace co-host Colin Jost during an abbreviated and pared down SNL that sent the studio audience home along with most of the cast and crew. If you’re going to have an audience of only three people, you could do a lot worse than having the trio of Tom Hanks, Paul Rudd, and Kenan Thompson on hand to laugh at jokes, though.
Mostly it’s just thrilling to have Tina’s comic sensibilities and tack-sharp timing in the Weekend Update chair again. Especially since she and Che both took the time to brutally rib an absent Jost.