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‘SNL’ announces new ‘Weekend Update’ anchor

‘SNL’ announces new ‘Weekend Update’ anchor

SO LONG, 'SNL:' Seth Myers will step down from his role on "SNL." Photo: Associated Press/Jeff Daly

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s “Weekend Update” with Cecily Strong and Colin Jost?

Never heard of him? He’s been the head writer on “Saturday Night Live” since 2012.

Jost made his TV debut on Jimmy Fallon’s “Late Night” on Jan. 14.

He’ll replace Seth Meyers, who’ll leave SNL to take over for Fallon. Meyers’ last Weekend Update will be on Feb. 1. Jost starts a month later.

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In this film publicity image released by 20th Century Fox, the character Neytiri, voiced by Zoe Saldana, left, and the character Jake, voiced by Sam Worthington are shown in a scene from, "Avatar." The film was nominated Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010 for an Oscar for best picture. The 82nd Academy Awards will be presented on March 7.

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If regular people picked the Oscars, ‘American Sniper’ would win

In this image released by Warner Bros. Pictures, Kyle Gallner, left, and Bradley Cooper appear in a scene from "American Sniper."

If ordinary Americans voted for the Academy Awards, the portrait of a sharpshooter in the Iraq war, would be the best picture winner.

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This week’s top country tracks

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LISTEN: This week's top country tracks, according to the latest Billboard chart.