SNL announces return date after cast change

Saturday night live will return for a 48th season on October 1, NBC has announced.

The long-running comedy sketch show has not yet announced who will host the first episode or be the musical guest.

SNL is usually hosted by a different celebrity each week, with a cast of recurring comedians in a variety of skits.

Last season saw an exodus of fan-favorites including Kate McKinnon, Aidy Bryant, Pete Davidson and Kyle Mooney.

Alex Moffat, Melissa Villaseñor and Aristotle Athari also left the show.

Emmys host Kenan Thompson will join stars Heidi Gardner, Mikey Day, Andrew Dismukes, Chloe Fineman, James Austin, Punkie Johnson, Bowen Yang, Michael Che, Colin Jost, Ego Nwodim, Chris Redd, Sarah Sherman and Cecily for the upcoming season return strong.

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At the Emmys on Monday, two-time winner McKinnon said she will now be spending her evenings watching Netflix instead.

“I have a few seasons of Married at first sight which I haven’t dealt with yet, so that’s mostly my plan for Saturday nights,” McKinnon joked, before adding that she’s “so proud of everyone who takes over.” SNL.

In a previous interview, she broke her silence on her departure, saying: “All I ever wanted to do in my entire life was be on Saturday night live.

“So, I did it, I loved it, I had the best decade, and then I was just like that, my body was tired and I felt like it was about time.”

Saturday night live will air on October 1 at 11:30am ET and 8:30pm PT on NBC and stream on Peacock.

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JOE HERNANDEZ

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