Pete Davidson is only 20 years old, but he’s already reached a level most young comedians can only dream of: joining the cast of Saturday Night Live.
After cleaning house following a down season last year, SNL is bringing in Davidson to join its roster of featured players for the show’s upcoming 40th season. Lorne Michaels has determined that Davidson-who despite his young age has risen to prominence in the New York comedy scene-will be the only new featured player.
You’d be forgiven if with all the SNL upheaval this summer, you had lost track of who is in and who is out. Here’s a look at the full cast list for the upcoming season, which begins on September 27:
If you’d like to familiarize yourself with Davidson’s work, these are some of his most recent standup clips. He even booked a rarely-seen set on Jimmy Kimmel Live this past April, so perhaps we should have seen his rise to fame coming.