NBC The Best SNL Weekend Update Hosts  

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List Rules Vote up your all-time favorite 'SNL' Weekend Update hosts.

"Saturday Night Live" has been around since 1975, and one of the show's trademark segments is the wonderful Weekend Update, which gives us the news, with jokes of course. The hosts and co-hosts of the Weekend Update range from superstars like Bill Murray to new guys like Colin Jost, always offering unique comedic perspectives on that week's headlines.

The early days of "Saturday Night Live" featured a Weekend Update brought to you by Chevy Chase, who sometimes received help and substitution from Jane Curtin and Dan Aykroyd. Over the years, some of the more memorable hosts (now considered some of the best standup comedians out there) include Dennis Miller, Kevin Nealon, Norm Macdonald, Colin Quinn, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. Fey has hosted with Poehler, as well as alongside future "Tonight Show" host Jimmy Fallon. Poehler used to host the segment with future "Late Night" host Seth Meyers, who later hosted the Weekend Update all by himself. Meyers was later joined by Cecily Strong and was ultimately replaced by Colin Jost.
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Norm Macdonald is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best SNL Weekend Update Hosts
Norm Macdonald The Norm Show, Celebrity Jeopardy!, A Minute with Stan Hooper - 1994-1997

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650 329
Tina Fey is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best SNL Weekend Update Hosts
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler 30 Rock, Saturday Night Live, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt - 2004-2006

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637 338
Jimmy Fallon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best SNL Weekend Update Hosts
Jimmy Fallon and Tina Fey 30 Rock, Saturday Night Live, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon - 2000-2004

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495 273
Chevy Chase is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best SNL Weekend Update Hosts
Chevy Chase Community, Saturday Night Live, The Chevy Chase Show - 1975-1976

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478 252
Amy Poehler is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best SNL Weekend Update Hosts
Amy Poehler and Seth Meyers Parks and Recreation, Saturday Night Live, Broad City - 2006-2008

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505 282
Dan Aykroyd is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best SNL Weekend Update Hosts
Dan Aykroyd Saturday Night Live, The Real Ghostbusters, Psi Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal - 1977-1978

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480 264
Bill Murray is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best SNL Weekend Update Hosts
Bill Murray Iron Chef America, SCTV Network 90, Banzai - 1978-1980

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Seth Meyers is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best SNL Weekend Update Hosts
Seth Meyers Saturday Night Live, Late Night with Seth Meyers, Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Thursday - 2006-2014

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438 253
Jane Curtin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best SNL Weekend Update Hosts
Jane Curtin Saturday Night Live, 3rd Rock from the Sun, Unforgettable - 1976-1980

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472 265
Dennis Miller is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best SNL Weekend Update Hosts
Dennis Miller Monday Night Football, Dennis Miller Live, Dennis Miller Live - 1985-1991

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345 250
Kevin Nealon is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best SNL Weekend Update Hosts
Kevin Nealon Saturday Night Live, Weeds, Crank Yankers - 1991-1994

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188 150
Michael Che is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best SNL Weekend Update Hosts
Michael Che & Colin Jost The Daily Show, Best Week Ever - 2015-present

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280 325
Cecily Strong and Seth Meyers is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best SNL Weekend Update Hosts
Cecily Strong and Seth Meyers 2013-2014

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231 336
Colin Quinn is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best SNL Weekend Update Hosts
Colin Quinn Remote Control, Howard Stern on Demand, The Colin Quinn Show - 1998-2000

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155 379
Colin Jost is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best SNL Weekend Update Hosts

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124 361
Horatio Sanz is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best SNL Weekend Update Hosts
Horatio Sanz and Amy Poehler Saturday Night Live, Fillmore!, Celebrity Jeopardy! - 2005