'Saturday Night Live': How was Sasheer Zameeta on her first night?

After months of controversy and a nationwide talent search, "Saturday Night Live" finally hired a black female cast member. Sasheer Zamata made her debut on the Jan. 18 episode with host and musical guest Drake. Drake, a.k.a. Aubrey Graham, was an actor (on Canadian teen soap "Degrassi") for many years, so the show was bound to be good -- or at least have a little more life than the typical double threats with little acting experience. Zamata made her first appearance during Drake's monologue in a flashback to his Bar Mitzvah. She had one line -- "Mazel Tov!" -- as Drake's uncle's girlfriend. But still! It was great to see her face in the first few minutes of the show. She also made it into the second skit of the night as Rihanna dancing through the "Blossom" credits -- and although that sounds really minor, it was hilarious. A solid start to a great show,...



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