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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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868 355
Norm Macdonald is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Every Host in SNL Weekend Update History, Ranked
1994-1997
2
759 417
Tina Fey is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Every Host in SNL Weekend Update History, Ranked
3
719 429
Jimmy Fallon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Every Host in SNL Weekend Update History, Ranked
4
585 331
Chevy Chase is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Every Host in SNL Weekend Update History, Ranked
1975-1976
5
572 330
Dan Aykroyd is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Every Host in SNL Weekend Update History, Ranked
1977-1978
6
613 356
Seth Meyers is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Every Host in SNL Weekend Update History, Ranked
2006-2014
7
552 311
Amy Poehler is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Every Host in SNL Weekend Update History, Ranked
8
539 309
Bill Murray is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Every Host in SNL Weekend Update History, Ranked
1978-1980
9
558 312
Dennis Miller is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Every Host in SNL Weekend Update History, Ranked
1985-1991
10
502 296
Jane Curtin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Every Host in SNL Weekend Update History, Ranked
1976-1980
11
409 300
Kevin Nealon is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Every Host in SNL Weekend Update History, Ranked
1991-1994
12
310 211
Michael Che is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Every Host in SNL Weekend Update History, Ranked
13
314 383
Cecily Strong and Seth Meyers is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Every Host in SNL Weekend Update History, Ranked
Cecily Strong and Seth Meyers
2013-2014
14
260 396
Colin Quinn is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Every Host in SNL Weekend Update History, Ranked
1998-2000
15
188 430
Colin Jost is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Every Host in SNL Weekend Update History, Ranked
16
137 423
Horatio Sanz is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Every Host in SNL Weekend Update History, Ranked