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Michael Che

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Michael Che is an American stand-up comedian, actor, and writer. He serves as co-anchor on Weekend Update and co-head writer. He was briefly a correspondent for The Daily Show and has previously worked as a writer for Saturday Night Live.


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Best Of: Colin Jost & Michael Che / Chef José Andrés
Jost and Che are the co-head writers and 'Weekend Update' anchors for 'Saturday Night Live.' They talk about doing the show in the Trump era, why they hate Twitter, and hosting the Emmys Monday, Sept. 17. When Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico in September 2017, chef José Andrés and his team sprung into action. "After a hurricane, you see a lot of chaos, and people go hungry and people go thirsty. But what [chefs] are very good at is understanding the problem and adapting," Andrés says. "And so a problem becomes an opportunity." His new memoir is 'We Fed an Island.'
SNL's Colin Jost & Michael Che
The co-head writers talk with Terry Gross about doing 'Saturday Night Live' in the Trump era, Twitter, and hosting the 2018 Emmys. Also, TV critic David Bianculli reviews the new Hulu series 'The First,' about a mission to Mars set in the near future, starring Sean Penn.
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May 19th, 1983
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1 hour, 36 minutes