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'Saturday Night Live' 39th season opener brings Tina Fey, Aaron Paul

Tina Fey, a former

Tina Fey, a former "Saturday Night Live" cast member hosted the opener for the 39th season. This was taken on the set earlier in the week. (Sept. 24, 2013) Credit: AP

"Saturday Night Live" opened it's 39th season with the full realization that this won't be the 39th but in one obvious sense the first with a mostly new cast, new characters, new challenges.

 And it wasted absolutely no time in integrating the newcomers into the cold open, Tina Fey's monologue and most of the sketches. But the big moments, as expected, went to established stars, including Aaron Paul, who made it to the cold open, a commercial and "Weekend Update."

 One of the big moments: Tina Fey offering nonadvice to Cecily Strong, who began official duties last night as weekend update co-anchor. The clips. (Newsday app readers, please go to to watch):


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