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Pete Davidson, Kate McKinnon, Aidy Bryant and Kyle Mooney are set to leave “Saturday Night Live” after the show’s 47th season wraps up on Saturday, multiple entertainment outlets reported.
NBC declined to make “SNL” producers available for comment, Variety reported.
Davidson, 28, has been a cast member since September 2014. He joined the NBC sketch comedy show as a featured actor in the show’s 40th-season premiere and was the first cast member. cast to be born in the 1990s, People reported.
McKinnon, Bryant and Mooney have been on “SNL” for a decade, Weekly entertainment reported. The show’s record holder is still Kenan Thompson, who has been on the cast for 19-plus seasons.
McKinnon joined the cast in 2012 and became a repertoire player the following year, according to Rolling Stone. She appeared on the show less frequently and took a break to star in “Joe vs. Carole,” the scripted show based on the Netflix show “Tiger King,” the website reported. Her repertoire includes “SNL” characters such as Miss Rafferty, who is kidnapped by aliens, or Sheila Sauvage, a late-night barfly, Variety reported. She also portrayed Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the late Supreme Court justice, according to the website.
Bryant also joined “SNL” in 2012, acclaimed for her impersonations of U.S. Senator Ted Cruz and former White House press secretary and Sarah Huckabee Sanders. Bryant also took a break from the show to star in the Hulu comedy series “Shrill,” Rolling Stone reported.
Mooney joined the cast in 2013 and became a repertoire player at the start of the show’s 41st season, the magazine reported. He played actor Johnny Depp in last week’s episode, Deadline reported.
According to Rolling Stone, three of the four comedians are working on projects produced by longtime “SNL” executive Lorne Michaels.
Davidson will be featured in a new Peacock series, “Bupkis”; Bryant to Appear in Upcoming Peacock Animated Series, “Cheeky”; and Mooney appeared on the Netflix show, “Saturday Morning All Star Hits!” since its debut in November 2021.
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