Saturday night live makes a much-anticipated return this weekend.
The long-running comedy sketch show begins its 48th season on October 1 and will welcome actor Miles Teller as host.
This is Teller’s first host SNL, what comes after his appearance in the biggest movie of the year, Top Gun: Maverick, alongside Tom Cruise.
The premiere will be followed by two new episodes of SNL on October 8th and October 15th.
Here’s everything you need to know about the show.
Who are the hosts and music guests?
This weekend, host Teller will be joined by Kendrick Lamar as the evening’s musical guest, who is currently touring to promote his new album. Mr. Morale and the big steppers. This will be the rapper’s third SNL musical performance.
Next week (8th October) Irish actor Brendan Gleeson will make his debut as a presenter ahead of the theatrical release of his new film. The Banshees by Inisherinon October 21st.
That night, Willow Smith will make them SNL debut to play records from their latest album, COPING MECHANISMwhich appears the day before, on October 7th.
On October 15, Megan Thee Stallion will double as both presenter and musical guest in support of her latest album traumazine.
How to Watch SNL Season 48
Saturday night live airs Saturdays at 11:30 p.m. ET on Peacock. Viewers in the US can watch SNL via live stream on Hulu + Live TV.
SNL episodes are also available on the NBC website. If you’re abroad, you can use a VPN and connect to a US server to stream on Hulu and NBC.
All previous seasons of Saturday night live can also be streamed on Peacock.
In the UK, new episodes of SNL will be shown on Sky Comedy and NOW.
Which of the previous cast members will appear in season 48?
Emmys host Kenan Thompson will return for the upcoming season alongside stars Heidi Gardner, Mikey Day, Andrew Dismukes, Chloe Fineman, James Austin, Punkie Johnson, Bowen Yang, Michael Che, Colin Jost, Ego Nwodim, Sarah Sherman and Cecily Strong .
Who left the show last season?
The cast who left SNL last year includes Aidy Bryant, Pete Davidson, Alex Moffat, Melissa Villaseñor, Aristotle Athari and Kate McKinnon.
On Monday, September 19, Chris Redd also announced his departure.
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