brooks wheelan saturday night live fired leaving one season Brooks Wheelan 'fired' from 'Saturday Night Live' after one seasonAt least one “Saturday Night Live” cast member won’t be returning to the late-night show for its upcoming 40th season. Brooks Wheelan tweeted Monday (July 14) that he was “fired” from the show.

“Had a blast and loved every second of it. I’m totally honored to be able to make this next joke… FIRED FROM NEW YORK IT’S SATURDAY NIGHT,” the comedian tweeted.

A source close to the production confirms that Wheelan will not be returning to the show. There’s no word on the fates of any of the show’s other cast members.