Saturday Night Live Hires New Female Cast MemberS

Good news for people who enjoy funny ladies on television: Saturday Night Live has just added Kate McKinnon to their cast as a featured player. Deadline is reporting that she'll being thrown right into the mix, making her debut on the next SNL on April 7th. It's great to see SNL bringing a fresh female face into the mix, especially since it's not clear how much longer their Jill-of-all-trades Kristen Wiig will be around. They apparently auditioned seven performers, four of whom were women, for the spot, but it's not clear if anyone else will be hired for next season. As for McKinnon, you might know her from LOGO's The Big Gay Sketch Show. She's hilarious and should be a great addition to the show. Here she is doing an excellent Barbara Walters on The View:

‘Saturday Night Live' To Add Female Player [Deadline]