Fred Armisen and Jason Sudeikis could leave ‘Saturday Night Live’ with Bill Hader

By Daniel S Levine,

Bill Hader might not be the only Saturday Night Live castmember leaving the show after Saturday night's season finale. Jason Sudeikis and Fred Armisen might be leaving, too.

A source from NBC told The New York Post today that Armisen is definitely leaving. Sudeikis will “probably” go as well.

Armisen currently stars on IFC’s Portlandia, while Sudeikis has already launched his movie career. The departure of the two has been rumored for some time and after Hader announced he was leaving, it felt as if it would only be a matter of time before they left as well.

Sudeikis returned to SNL in the fall to do his great Mitt Romney impersonations, but Romney lost, so his screentime declined. Armisen has also handed President Obama impressions to Jay Pharoah.

Not only is Hader leaving, but Seth Meyers is as well. Meyers will continue to do “Weekend Update” until the fall, since he’s going to take over NBC’s Late Night after Jimmy Fallon moves to the Tonight Show.

NBC hasn't confirmed if Armisen and Sudeikis are leaving. Ben Affleck and Kanye West are the guests for Saturday's show.

image: NBC



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