The three newbies are Mikey Day, Alex Moffat and Melissa Villaseñor, who are joining the show as featured players and will make their debuts in the Oct.
Day, who recurred on Maya & Marty this summer, has been a writer on the iconic late night sketch series since 2013, while Villaseñor was a Top 16 finalist on America's Got Talent's sixth season.
14 Superstars You Probably Forgot Got Their Start on Saturday Night Live SNL fans were shocked this summer when it was announced Killam and Pharoah would both not be returning for the upcoming season after being released from their contacts a year early.
They're hilarious." Shortly after the news broke, it was revealed that both stars were cast in the lead roles in their own Showtime pilots, set to debut in 2017.
Pharoah will star in White Famous, which is a half-hour comedy based on an idea by Jamie Foxx about a young black comedian "whose star is rising, forcing him to navigate the treacherous waters of maintaining his credibility as he begins to cross-over towards becoming 'white famous.'" Killam, meanwhile, will star in Mating, a half-hour anthology comedy pilot from Jason Katims (Parenthood, Friday Night Lights) and Stu Zicherman (The Americans, The Affair).