“Saturday Night Live” will premiere its upcoming 44th season. Returning for his second time as host, Emmy Award-nominated Adam Driver recently starred in Spike Lee’s critically acclaimed summer film, BlacKkKlansman. Accompanying Driver on the season premiere will be Grammy Award winner and icon Kanye West, making his seventh appearance as musical guest.
Also, Ego Nwodim has joined Saturday Night Live as a featured player in the iconic late night franchise. Nwodim graduated from the University of Southern California with a degree in biology and has been a regular cast member at the UCB Theatre in Los Angeles where she performed her one-woman show, Great Black Women … and Then There’s Me.