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'SNL' Adds a Third New Face to Lineup AP

NBC’s late-night sketch comedy show “Saturday Night Live” has added another new cast member to the lineup. Shortly after word surfaced that Aidy Bryant and Tim Robinson were joining the show, as we reported earlier today, news broke that Cecily Strong will also join the show, the Associated Press reports.

Strong will reportedly become a full-time cast member for the show’s upcoming 38th season, while Bryant and Robinson will be featured players.

The new hires fill a void left by the departures of Kristen Wiig, Andy Samberg and Abby Elliott. The departure of Jason Sudeikis is also seen by some observers as imminent.

Like the other two recent hires, Strong’s background is in the Chicago improv scene -- she has been a member of the touring company of Second City.

cecily-strong.jpgCecily Strong

Click here to see videos featuring Bryant and Robinson.