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Sasheer Zamata Joins 'Saturday Night Live' As New Cast Member - 06 Jan 2014
zamata EXCLUSIVE: Four years after she graduated from the University of Virginia, Sasheer Zamata is landing a very big break — the young comedy performer has been selected to join Saturday Night Live as a new cast member. Zamata will make her debut ...
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Tina Fey ate cake on SNL and it became a whole thing

Washington Post - 18 Aug 2017
Others pointed out that the show could have turned to another SNL alum with ties to U-Va. — Sasheer Zamata, who quietly left the sketch comedy show in May after four seasons. On Monday, she reflected on her time there in a series of Instagram posts.
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Sasheer Zamata Shows Off Her Stand-Up Self to Montreal

The Link - 28 Jul 2017
After The Lucas Brothers finished their set, Zamata took to the stage. As the larger audience knew her for making sketches and impressions on NBC, Zamata opened up to the audience with her stand up. She talked about her personal life, sharing anecdotes ...
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Sasheer Zamata tells us what she learned on Saturday Night Live

Your Morning (blog) - 29 Jul 2017
This year has been a big one for Sasheer Zamata. In March, she released her first hour-long standup special, Pizza Mind, and wrapped up her tenure at Saturday Night Live after three seasons on the show. Now, she's in Montreal for the Just For Laughs ...
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Genuinely Compelling: Off JFL Presents Sasheer Zamata

Forget the Box (blog) - 26 Jul 2017
Sasheer Zamata is a former SNL star who's gone solo. If her performance last night is any indication, this is a rising star worth watching. Opening for Zamata was Australian comedian Matt Okine. His act had a lot of potential… Unfortunately he spent ...
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Is Saturday Night Live on tonight, August 19th, 2017?

Last Night On - 19 Aug 2017
Bobby Moynihan, Vanessa Bayer, and Sasheer Zamata will all three no longer be on the show. The Season 42 finale was their final appearance. As of yet, no new cast members have been announced to replace them, though we can bet on seeing a couple ...
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Bobby Moynihan Says Trump Completely Changed SNL

Vanity Fair - 01 Aug 2017
Some Saturday Night Live fans are still reeling from the exits of three cast members—Vanessa Bayer, Sasheer Zamata, and Bobby Moynihan—following the venerated sketch show's wildly popular 42nd season. But Moynihan, at least, appears to be moving ...
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Whoopi Goldberg, Hill Harper Join 'Ghetto Plainsman' (Exclusive)

Hollywood Reporter - 01 Aug 2017
Goldberg will play Zaures, an androgynous drug lord running the enterprise Marcus works for, who takes an interest in him. Zamata will play Lahumba, Marcus' college friend, a free spirited but powerful personality who tries to stop his descent into chaos.
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The best of the fest

Brooklyn Paper - 17 Aug 2017
Get your comedy with a fabulous view of the skyline at “Comic Views,” on the second-floor park of the William Vale. Former “Saturday Night Live” star Sasheer Zamata will host a night of stand-up, and between acts you can slip over to the Mister Dips ...
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Trump Can Be Comedy Gold, But Not All Comedians Are Mining

NPR - 29 Jul 2017
Former SNL cast member Sasheer Zamata confronts social issues in her stand-up, but her point of departure is usually personal. Stories about working at Disney World or being in an interracial couple are both specific to her but indirectly confront some ...
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A summer fix of 'SNL'

The Boston Globe - 09 Aug 2017
If you're still able to laugh about the ever-changing cast of characters in the White House, and the late-night shows and Comedy Central's “The President Show” don't quite quench your need for comic relief, and hours of time every day scanning through ...
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W. Kamau Bell added as 2017 Pittsburgh Comedy Festival headliner

Tribune-Review - 07 Aug 2017
Comedy Arts Pittsburgh (CAP) has made the final addition to the 2017 Pittsburgh Comedy Festival Lineup — W. Kamau Bell. He will replace the festival's stand-up headliner, Sasheer Zamata, who is unable to attend due to an unforeseen scheduling conflict.

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