Jenny Slate and Nasim Pedrad are set to join the Saturday Night Live's 35th season. And unsurprisingly, we're really excited about these new additions.

Jenny Slate


The dirty darling of New York City's independent comedy scene and half of the duo Gabe & Jenny is from Milton, Massachusetts. She moved to NYC to attend and graduate from Columbia University. Jenny Slate recently joined up with Max and Silvestri to host the "Big Terrific" showcase on Wednesday nights in Williamsburg, Brooklyn with comedy partner Gabe Liedman.

Nasim Pedrad


She had her one-woman show, Me, Myself & Iran in The Comedy Festival in Las Vegas in 2007. Born in Tehran, Iran, Pedrad is a UCLA grad and has worked with The Groundlings, the UCB Theatre and Improv. Olympic. She recently has been a player in the Sunday cast of The Groundlings.


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