‘SNL’ Promotes Mikey Day, Melissa Villaseñor and Alex Moffat to Full Castmembers

Chris Redd and Heidi Gardner will return as featured players

Mikey Day, Melissa Villaseñor and Alex Moffat will be promoted to repertory players, for the 44th season of “Saturday Night Live,” a person with knowledge of the casting told TheWrap Monday.

The trio joined “SNL” in 2016 ahead of Season 42 as featured players. Day started out on the show as a writer in 2013 ahead of Season 39 before being bumped up.

Additionally, Chris Redd and Heidi Gardner will return to “SNL” as featured players for Season 44. The duo joined “SNL” ahead of Season 43 in the same role.

In August, it was announced that Luke Null, a featured player in Season 43, will not return to the show for its upcoming season.

“SNL” will premiere on Sept. 29 on NBC at 11:30 p.m./10:30 c.

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