Saturday Night Live gave the axe to…


Brooks-WheelanAfter a difficult season at SNL, Lorne Michael indicated that some casting changes would be in order for this fall’s lineup. Today, Brooks Wheelan announced on Twitter: “Had a blast and loved every second of it.” “I’m totally honored to be able to make this next joke… FIRED FROM NEW YORK IT’S SATURDAY NIGHT!”

Many former SNL cast members have gone on to lead amazing careers:  canned players Michaela Watkins, Casey Wilson, Chris Parnell and Jenny Slate all star in other projects now. Here’s hoping that Brooks isn’t too worried about his future.