Watkins isn’t funny or particularly good so this might be good for the show. Or maybe it is just a matter of so-so talent being stuck on a show whose best years took place last century.
Anyway you slice it, no big deal.
“According to the king of comedy news, Sean McCarthy (and confirmed by Michaela Watkins), Michaela Watkins and Casey Wilson have been fired from the cast of “Saturday Night Live” after just one season. McCarthy broke the news earlier this week that the show hired comedians Jenny Slate and Nasim Pedrad for the upcoming season, but no one seemed aware that they were replacements–not additions.”