'Kenan Thompson, Bowen Yang and Mikey Day on ‘SNL’

Yang and Mikey Day on ‘SNL’

Ahead of

the premiere of Saturday Night Live season 48, the late night comedy show lost eight of

At the

end of season 47 in May, Kate McKinnon, Aidy Bryant, Kyle Mooney and Pete Davidson signed

Their departures

were followed by Alex Moffat, Melissa Villaseñor and Aristotle Athari in the summer and,

According to

standout Bowen Yang, having the new castmembers around has been “so seamless

“They’re just

such a burst of fresh energy and also something familiar in terms of how

“I look

around, and I see Marcello, I see Michael, I see Devon, I see Molly, and

” He added

that they’ve each also had great moments in the first few shows of the

Kenan Thompson echoed

that sentiment, explaining that by the second half of the season, the four of

“It’s a

lot, and I’m glad that they have each other to kind of come

Mikey Day,

who’s been on SNL since 2013, thinks the new castmembers are “really cool” but admitted

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