Some new ideas for the show in the wake of Seth Meyers' departure
Put more characters in 'Weekend Update'
It’s going to be a rough transition in the wake of Seth Meyers’ departure, no matter how talented Colin Jost may prove to be. Cecily Strong only started to truly shine this past January, and that was under the tutelage of one of the all-time great anchors the show ever had. The temporary solution? At least three interview segments per “Update”: They will help take the pressure off the two-person team, give additional opportunities for the cast to make appearances, and will help continue the tradition of the Meyers Era of “Update.” There’s time to figure out what the Strong/Jost Era will be. For now? A slow transition that keeps the best of the old regime is smartest.