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Tuesday September 8, 2009 5:35 pm

No Weekend Update Gig for SNL’s Kristen Wiig

Kristen WiigShe may in the middle of filming , and her movie Extract may currently be in theaters, but there’s one thing Kristen Wiig won’t be doing: co-anchoring the Weekend Update.

Despite reports that the Emmy-nominated SNL star was to join Seth Meyers on the news desk, sources are now telling Entertainment Weekly that the buzz simply isn’t true. “It’s an Internet-fueled rumor,” the insider claims.

So who will eventually take over ‘s seat? (The Parks and Recreation actress will reclaim her spot in the first few shows of the season.) Since Meyers has managed to fly solo post-Poehler’s exit, it’s quite possible it’ll remain a one-man band.

will return on September 26.

(To get a look at TV Envy’s 2009 Fall Programming Schedule, click here.)

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