Sasheer Zamata

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.

Best Friends

with Nicole Byer, 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

December 27, 2023

Paul & Amy are throwing an end-of-year party, and you’re invited! Joined by lots of film and podcast friends, Unspooled producers of past, present, and (maybe?) future all ask this year’s hot question: What was your favorite film of the year?

August 14, 2023

What’s poppin’ Con-gregation? This week, comedian Sasheer Zamata joins the show to discuss Thomas Justice, a once-promising cyclist prodigy turned bank robber when his Olympic dreams were no longer viable.

July 27, 2023

Comedian & co-host of the podcast ‘Best Friends’, Sasheer Zamata joins Jameela this week and they cover everything from period pain, masturbating, shaving heads and secrets we no longer need to keep private.

January 24, 2023

Nicole Byer and Sasheer Zamata are two TV greats, and they’re both in Ashley’s fave network TV sitcoms Grand Crew and Home Economics.

October 3, 2021

Comedian, actor, and Home Economics star Sasheer Zamata joins Scott to talk about the commercial for Home Economics, playing a ghost in the new movie Muppets Haunted Mansion, and witches. Then, party planner Harper L. Cosmopolitan stops by to talk about her new proposal planning business. Later, Reverend Good Feeling drops by to try to convert everyone to the Church of Commercials. Plus, Dina the Dinosaur stops by to talk about being recently unfrozen.

July 5, 2021

The SAP crew has an eye opening discussion about circumcision, and the boys were not ready! Later on, Sasheer Zamata shares what it was like working on her new show ‘Home Economics’ during the pandemic. She also tells the dramatic story of the bees that have been attacking her house. 

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