‘Saturday Night Live’ Names New ‘Weekend Update’ Co-Anchor

Colin Jost will take Seth Meyers’ place at the “Weekend Update” desk for “Saturday Night Live” when Meyers leaves the show to begin hosting “Late Night.”

Jost, who is also the show’s head writer, will join Cecily Strong beginning March 1.

Jost has been on the writing staff at “SNL” since 2005, and has been head writer since 2012.

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