Saturday Night Live – Season 28

Character: Weekend Update Anchor / Various
Created by: Lorne Michaels
Premiere date: October 5, 2002
Episodes: 20
Genre: Comedy
Running time: 1h 30min

The twenty-eighth season of Saturday Night Live, an American sketch comedy series, originally aired in the United States on NBC between October 5, 2002, and May 17, 2003. This was Tina Fey’s first season as a repertory player.

Cast

Repertory Players: Rachel Dratch, Jimmy Fallon, Tina Fey, Darrell Hammond, Chris Kattan, Tracy Morgan, Chris Parnell, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, Horatio Sanz

Featured Players: Fred Armisen, Dean Edwards, Will Forte, Seth Meyers, Jeff Richards

Production Photos

Episode Guide

28×01 – Matt Damon/Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band (original airdate: October 5, 2002)
Sketch Character
Weekend Update Weekend Update Anchor

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28×02 – Sarah Michelle Gellar/Faith Hill (original airdate: October 12, 2002)
Sketch Character
Weekend Update Weekend Update Anchor

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28×03 – Senator John McCain/The White Stripes (original airdate: October 19, 2002)
Sketch Character
Weekend Update Weekend Update Anchor

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28×04 – Eric McCormack/Jay-Z (original airdate: November 2, 2002)
Sketch Character
American Morning Paula Zahn
Weekend Update Weekend Update Anchor

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28×05 – Nia Vardalos/Eve (original airdate: November 9, 2002)
Sketch Character
Monologue Herself
Weekend Update Weekend Update Anchor

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28×06 – Brittany Murphy/Nelly (original airdate: November 16, 2002)
Sketch Character
Weekend Update Weekend Update Anchor

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28×07 – Robert De Niro/Norah Jones (original airdate: December 7, 2002)
Sketch Character
Weekend Update Weekend Update Anchor

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28×08 – Al Gore/Phish (original airdate: December 14, 2002)
Sketch Character
Weekend Update Weekend Update Anchor

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28×09 – Jeff Gordon/Avril Lavigne (original airdate: January 11, 2003)
Sketch Character
Weekend Update Weekend Update Anchor
Joe Dude Joe

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28×10 – Ray Liotta/The Donnas (original airdate: January 18, 2003)
Sketch Character
Press Conference Cold Open Announcer (voice)
Hannibal Paris Hilton
Weekend Update Weekend Update Anchor
The Rialto Grande Waitress

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28×11 – Matthew McConaughey/Dixie Chicks (original airdate: February 8, 2003)
Sketch Character
Weekend Update Weekend Update Anchor

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28×12 – Jennifer Garner/Beck (original airdate: February 15, 2003)
Sketch Character
Weekend Update Weekend Update Anchor

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28×13 – Christopher Walken/Foo Fighters (original airdate: February 22, 2003)
Sketch Character
Weekend Update Weekend Update Anchor
The Rialto Grande Waitress

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28×14 – Queen Latifah/Ms. Dynamite (original airdate: March 8, 2003)
Sketch Character
Weekend Update Weekend Update Anchor

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28×15 – Salma Hayek/Christina Aguilera (original airdate: March 15, 2003)
Sketch Character
Cold Open Lori Donovan
Weekend Update Weekend Update Anchor

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28×16 – Bernie Mac/Good Charlotte (original airdate: April 5, 2003)
Sketch Character
Weekend Update Weekend Update Anchor

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28×17 – Ray Romano/Zwan (original airdate: April 12, 2003)
Sketch Character
Weekend Update Weekend Update Anchor
The Rialto Grande Waitress

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28×18 – Ashton Kutcher/50 Cent (original airdate: May 3, 2003)
Sketch Character
Weekend Update Weekend Update Anchor

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28×19 – Adrien Brody/Sean Paul & Wayne Wonder (original airdate: May 10, 2003)
Sketch Character
Mom Jeans Mother
Weekend Update Weekend Update Anchor

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28×20 – Dan Aykroyd/Beyonce (original airdate: May 17, 2003)
Sketch Character
The Rialto Grande Waitress
Weekend Update Weekend Update Anchor
La Cuisina Canina Patron

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Weekend Update Halftime Special (original air date: January 23, 2003)
Sketch Character
Weekend Update Weekend Update Anchor