Sasheer Zamata

Sasheer Zamata Moore, known professionally as Sasheer Zamata, is an American actress and comedienne who became a featured player on Saturday Night Live beginning January 18, 2014. Zamata was raised in Indianapolis, Indiana and is a 2004 graduate of Pike High School. She is the daughter of Ivory Steward and a father who was a lieutenant colonel in the Air Force. She attended the University of Virginia, and graduated in 2008 with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Zamata was a founding member of the University’s long-form improv comedy troupe, Amuse Bouche.

Host Information

Best Friends with Nicole Byer and Sasheer Zamata

Gayle & Oprah. Bonnie & Clyde. Nicole & Sasheer. Enter the pantheon of best friendship. When you’re forced to change your number, are sick of being single, or want to take a pole-dancing class, you’re going to need a best friend...and if you don’t, you can still have this podcast.

Guest Appearances

Friend Boundaries (w/ Sasheer Zamata)

Yo, Is This Racist? #1042September 3, 2019

Sasheer Zamata (Best Friends, SNL) joins Andrew and Tawny to discuss caller questions about a husband’s racist impressions, boundaries in friend groups, and more. Plus, comedian/writer Joey Clift joins Andrew to discuss Dior’s Sauvage perfume ad which has Native American cultural appropriation…

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Sasheer Zamata, Casey Ley, Greg Barris, Brent Sullivan, Amy Estes and host Cameron Esposito

Cam talks PYHT, reincarnation and Janelle Monáe. Sets from Brent Sullivan, Greg Barris, Amy Estes, Sasheer Zamata and Casey Ley.

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Nicole Hates Hotel Dresser Drawers

Nicole shares a story of a recent Tarot card reading and opening herself up for love, and Sasheer encourages her to explore her spiritual side. They discuss what they learned from a documentary on circumcision, Beyonce + Gwyneth Paltrow’s best friendship, and…

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Introducing Best Friends

Raised By TV #56.5June 12, 2019

Best Friends with Nicole Byer and Sasheer Zamata is out now! Listen for an exclusive clip from the show, then subscribe on your favorite podcast app!

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Hercules: LIVE! (w/ Leslye Headland, Sasheer Zamata)

Director Leslye Headland (Russian Doll) and Sasheer Zamata (Best Friends, SNL) joins Paul and Jason to discuss the 1983 science fiction-fantasy adventure film Hercules starring Lou Ferrigno. Recorded live at Largo in Los Angeles, they talk about the robots, Hercules tossing a…

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Sasheer Zamata in What's in Thrift Store?

Actress and comedian Sasheer Zamata (Saturday Night Live, Pizza Mind [sasheer.com]) joins Zach and Jess for a new musical packed with anthropomorphic clothing, Mykonos references, Macklemore and more! With songs like "Really Need A Sweater", "Fun Memory of Gary" and "Denim Swan Song", you'll never want…

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Future Chill (with Sasheer Zamata and Marc Evan Jackson)

Supergroup #3February 19, 2019

It's a double comedian week, as Marc Evan Jackson and Sasheer Zamata join Alex & Tawny to write a new wave dance track inspired by the times they got in trouble as children.

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Sasheer Zamata, Our Fyre Fest Friend

Hollywood Handbook #278February 18, 2019

The Boys and SASHEER ZAMATA premiere their own Fyre Fest documentary. This episode is sponsored by Robinhood (www.handbook.robinhood.com), Harry's (www.harrys.com/HANDBOOK), and Quip (www.getquip.com/THEBOYS).

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Best of i4h Vol. 8

improv4humans #335March 22, 2018

The humons have voted, and here are your favorite scenes of 2017! These performances feature Andy Daly, Bob Dassie, Mary Holland, Lauren Lapkus, Erin Whitehead, Stephanie Allynne, Mookie Blaiklock, Craig Rowin, Brandon Gardner, Tim Meadows, Shaun Diston, Chad Carter, Horatio Sanz, Rafe…

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Danny Jolles, Kyle Mizono and hosts Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher

Cam and Rhea talk "Take My Wife," k.d. lang and "The Shape of Water." Sets from Kyle Mizono and Danny Jolles, and chats with Nate Fernald, Chris Garcia, Sasheer Zamata and Nicole Byer.

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We're Like So Popular, It's Crazy (w/ Sasheer Zamata, Matteo Lane)

Dr Gameshow #7November 29, 2017

Comedians Sasheer Zamata and Matteo Lane join Jo and Manolo to play listener-submitted games with callers.  Games played: That's A Wrap, Dr. Gym Shoe, and High School Musical Reunion.

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Brick of Coffee: LIVE from SXSW

improv4humans #283March 23, 2017

Jason Mantzoukas, Sasheer Zamata, Noël Wells, Horatio Sanz, and Dan Deacon join Matt Besser for live scenes about confusing coffee shop measurements, selling celebrity turds on eBay, and a low-budget rock tour. Plus, Lou Reed seeks snacks, and Dan uses his electronic…

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Training Day

"King Kong ain't got shit on me!" SNL's Sasheer Zamata joins Kevin & Kamau to talk about the Denzel the world wasn’t ready for in 2001’s Training Day. Plus, we have some new Black People Homework and Denzel News!

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Brokering Peace With Meatloaf

Sklarbro Country #262July 31, 2015

This week, Randy and Jason explain why gophers are no longer the biggest threat to a golf course and why Hulk Hogan would be better served by never having any thoughts. Then, the Sklars welcome to the show Sasheer Zamata who discusses…

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