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Michael Che named new 'Saturday Night Live' 'Weekend Update' anchor

Michael Che, former "SNL" writer and correspondent with

(Credit: Peter Kramer/NBC))

Michael Che was named "Saturday Night Live" "Weekend Update" on Thursday, and -- just like that -- he's about to become one of the most famous comics in the world.

But who is he? Where did he come from? And how did this happen so suddenly?

Che replaces Cecily Strong, in the role only one season, who, according to The New York Times (through which the appointment was announced late Thursday),...

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