Weekend Update: Spelling Bee Shake-up


Colin Jost

Michael Che

[Starts with Colin Jost in his news set. There is a picture of National Spelling Bee logo at left top corner.]

Colin Jost: A Script’s National Spelling Bee has announced the change to next year’s contest after this year’s Spelling Bee ended in 8 way tie. The new change? Knives!

[Cut to Michael Che. There is a picture of Harvey Weinstein at right top corner.]

Michael Che: Harvey Weinstein has reached a $25 million settlement with the women accusing him of sexual misconduct. But in order to get the money. The women have to grab it out of his bathrobe pocket.

[Picture changes to Vanna White]

For the first time in the history of “Wheel of fortune,”  the game show was hosted by Vanna White. There were no survivors.

[Cut to Colin Jost. There’s a picture IHOP building at left top corner.]

Colin Jost: IHOP was opened a new casual version of the restaurant called flip’d. Who hasn’t walked into a regular IHOP and thought, “Well, this is way too formal.”

[Cut to Michael Che. There is a picture of Hallmark logo at right top corner.]

Michael Che:  The group 1 million moms boycotting the Hallmark Channel for airing a commercial featuring a same-sex couple getting married and kissing. Ladies, relax. If your kid is watching the Hallmark Channel, he already gay as hell.

[Cut to Colin Jost. There’s a picture of a news article.]

Colin Jost: Thousands of what are being called “Penis fish” are washing up on shore of a California beach. Not only that, one kid said he found one in his mother’s night stand.

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Author: Don Roy King

Don Roy King has directed fourteen seasons of Saturday Night Live. That work has earned him ten Emmys and fourteen nominations. Additionally, he has been nominated for fifteen DGA Awards and won in 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020.

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