SNL Alum Darrell Hammond Takes Over as Announcer

Saturday Night Live - Season 23

Congrats to Darrell Hammond, who has taken over as announcer for Saturday Night Live, from the late Don Pardo.

Darryl will begin his announcing tenure in Studio 8H when the 40th season premieres Sept. 27 with host Chris Pratt and musical guest Ariana Grande.

According to the NBC press release, Darrell appeared on SNL longer than any other cast member in the show’s history. During his time at the show, Hammond was “lauded for his memorable impressions including President Bill Clinton, Vice President Al Gore, Donald Trump, Sen. John McCain, Sir Sean Connery and Regis Philbin. In addition to his work on SNL, Hammond is a New York Times bestselling writer, stand-up comedian and stage and television actor.”

Darrell takes over the role from the late Don Pardo.

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