It’s been curiously quiet on the front of SNL Season 42, particularly with an October 1 premiere looming overhead, and several significant departures. Now, a new Day may be on the horizon, as Season 42 sets its first major addition in writer Mikey Day.

Per Vulture, comedian and writer Mikey Day will join Season 42 beginning with the October 1 premiere (which lacks an announced host as of yet). Day’s addition follows the ouster of Taran Killam, Jay Pharoah and Jon Rudnitsky, but for his part, Killam seems reasonably on board with the addition:

Day had a hand in writing several favorite sketches like “Close Encounter” or “Farewell Mr. Bunting,” even co-writing Killam’s Brother Nature after joining the SNL staff in 2013.

We’ll likely know our first few hosts before long, but how does SNL Season 42 seem to be shaping up so far?

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