Their almost at the outset! SNL’ (Saturday Night Live)will appearance its 48th season this weekend, fresh off its Emmy win for Outstanding Variety Sketch Series. USA TODAY’s TV critic Kelly Lawler said last season profit by shifting away from politics.
Disencumbered, by the appeal of commenting on every political gaffe and presidential debate, and eschewing high-profile celebrity cameos as public figures (sorry, Jim Carrey), ‘SNL’ this season so far has been unexpectedly hilarious, delightful, and thrilling,” Lawler wrote in November.
“SNL” returns on Oct. 1 on NBC. The season carries on. to air live on both the East and West Coasts (11:30 EDT/8:30 PDT). The season inception will be accessible to stream live on Peacock.
“SNL” has declared hosts (all first-timers) and musical visitors. for the first three episodes of the coming season. Actor Miles Teller (“Top Gun: Maverick”) takes his first flight with the sketch show Saturday when musical guest Kendrick Lamar is also set to return.
Actor Brendan Gleeson (“The Banshees of Inisherin” ) hosts on Oct. 8, with Willow Smith as musical guest, the night following the release of her fifth album, It will be a “Hot Girl” “SNL” on Oct. 15 when Megan Thee Stallion serves as host and performer.
In the September of mid SNL declared the arrival of four fresh comedians to its cast. Miami-born Marcello Hernandez was amid the on-the-brink standups named a Just for Laughs New Face of Comedy in July. Cleveland native Molly Kearney has appeared on amazon prime’s A League of Their Own and the Disney + revival of The Mighty Ducks. Kearney was also featured in Comedy Central’s 2019 “Up Next” showcase
In December, the show’s originator and executive producer, Lorne Michaels, told “CBS Mornings” co-anchor Gayle King that he planned to stick around until the 2024-2025 season when the show celebrates its 50th anniversary.
“I’d like to see that through, and I have a feeling that’d be a really good time to leave,” said Michaels, 77. “But here’s the point: I don’t want the show ever to be bad. I care too deeply about it. It’s been my life’s work.”
Although, in a Q&A with the New York Times published in September, Michaels said, “I have no plans to retire.” He predicted the show’s next milestone “will be a big event. We’ll bring everyone back from all 50 years and hosts and all of that. It will be a very emotional and very strong thing.”