The sketch was really a vehicle for Cecily Strong's hysterical, over-the-top Venezuelan accent.
Cecily Strong Strong also comes from—you guessed it—Second City, where she was a member of the national touring company.
So Seth Meyers, Taran Killam, Kenan Thompson, Bobby Moynihan, and Cecily Strong are already on The Awesomes.
It was, however, invigorating to see Cecily Strong sitting behind the Weekend Update desk.
"S-s-s-sh," warned Cecily, with a glance at the half-open hall door.
"But she promised—she promised," said Cecily fiercely, under her breath.
Cecily is permanently with us—I believe she considers herself an intimate.
"He's changed terrible in his looks," went on Cecily relentlessly.
"I'm going to believe that it was the praying," said Cecily decidedly.
"But he sha'n't get her," Cecily whispered into her hymnbook.