Saturday Night Live has an increasing attrition rate.
Three other members of the NBC show – regulars Alex Moffat and Melissa Villaseno and featured player Aristotle Tarry – Will leave the season early 48, the season starts in the fall. Their departure comes after
Aidy Bryant, Pete Davidson, Kate McKinnon and Kyle Mooney who said goodbye in the season finale in May.
Senior Producer Lindsay Shookus, worked at SNL Also left in late August since 2000 early and most recent in charge of talent relations.
Moffat and Villaseñor join SNL as 2016 featured performance He was promoted to a playwright two years later. Moffat played President Joe Biden in several sketches prior to last season, when James Austin Johnson took over the role and recurred in “Weekend Update” as Eric Trump and The guy who just bought a boat. Recurring impressions of Villaseñor include Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who, in many sketches, is a reliable straight daughter.
Athari’s time on SNL lasted for a season in 2021.
NBC declined to comment on the departure. SNL usually announces returns and new cast a few weeks before the season begins. The network has yet to set a premiere date for the season.
Assuming no more departures, this season’s returning cast