Casting is significant for Saturday Night Live, which has been criticized in the past for its historical lack of diversity. Vivian Ho. Fri 13 Sep 2019.
NBC on Thursday announced three brand-new faces for its upcoming 45th season of Saturday Night Live — including comedian Bowen Yang.
Bowen Yang, a staff writer for “Saturday Night Live,” joins the slim ranks of Asian- American comedians who have acted on the show.