Watch the Ferguson Sketch That 'SNL' Cut
"Who am I to argue with the grand jury?"
How do morning hosts film a cheery "Rise and Smile" show in the midst of the Ferguson protests? Saturday Night Live tackled that question in their "Morning News" skit that was cut for time.
Kenan Thompson and Cecily Strong play two news anchors who struggle to keep the tone light and fluffy, reading teleprompter scripts with unfortunate double meanings. Leslie Jones is hilarious as the traffic reporter, and James Franco is a poorly named chef with a bad knack for saying accidentally inappropriate statements. Watch the funny and politically charged sketch below.