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The Art of the Monologue Joke with the Writers of SNL’s Weekend Update - UCB Panel Discussion

The Art of the Monologue Joke with the Writers of SNL’s Weekend Update - UCB Panel Discussion

After 40 seasons, Saturday Night Live’s Weekend Update has continued to be at the forefront of topical humor. But with today’s 24 hour news cycle, the immediacy of trending topics on Twitter and an abundance of late-night television programming, how does the comedy institution remain relevant and competitive? Featuring longtime producer Scott Weinstein and writers Pete Schultz, Josh Patten, and Katie Rich, learn about the development process leading up to Saturday night and hear some of the writer’s favorite jokes. Recorded live at UCB Comedy Studios East in New York City.

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