This morning has brought us more than a few interesting tidbits in the entertainment industry.
First up, the chronically underused Jay Pharaoh has gotten a big promotion at Saturday Night Live. Previously featured in 2-3 sketches per night (generally to do a Will Smith or Denzel Washington impression), Pharoah will be taking over Barack Obama duties.
Not only is Obama a high profile impersonation to pull off, but as the election approaches, nearly every opening will feature the president in one way or another, meaning Pharoah will get to say “Live from New York!” on more than one occasion. It won’t be uncommon to see Obama in multiple sketches per night either.