‘Saturday Night Live’ Hires Ego Nwodim As Regular Cast Member
Comedian Ego Nwodim has been named a feautre player for Season 44 of Saturday Night Live.
According to a network press release, Nwodim has been a regular cast member at UCB Theater in Los Angeles where she staged a one-woman show, “Great Black Women… And Then There’s Me.” She also appeared on the “Comedy Bang Bang” podcast and in 2016 was part of a diversity showcase staged by CBS.
The sketch-comedy series also added Alan Linic, Alison Gates, Eli Mandel and Bowen Yang to its writing team, NBC said Friday.
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