Instead of a new episode tonight – third week in a row without a new episode – NBC is releasing two heirlooms Saturday Night Live programs. In the 10:00 PM Slot, is a 1996 episode featuring the late Phil Hatman as host, his second host on the show after an eight-year career. The musical guest of the first show is Bush.
In the regular 11:30 p.m. slot, there is a show at the start of the season. Issa Rae’s debut from October 17 will receive an encore show featuring Justin Bieber as a musical guest. Bieber sings “Holy” with Chance the Rapper and “Lonely” with Benny Blanco in his two spots.
Earlier this week, the show announced the lines for its three other shows of the year. When the series returns next week, December 5, Jason Bateman will return to host the show for the second time. He previously hosted over 15 years ago on the February 12, 2005 episode. Alongside Bateman will be rising country artist Morgan Wallen, a singer previously scheduled for an episode earlier this season. Wallen was fired from the lineup after videos showed him failing to meet the COVID prevention standards the show put in place after attending parties hosted by students.
A week later, on December 12, Timothée Chalamet will make his debut as a host. the Dune star will appear alongside Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band.
To end the year, SNL Former Kristen Wiig will return to host the show for the fourth time since appearing as a cast member from 2005 to 2012. Wiig will be joined by Dua Lipa as a musical guest, and the episode will be the last of 2020 due to an extended vacation break.
The series has yet to reveal when it will return, but it took a month-long hiatus last year, having its Christmas episode on December 21, 2019 before returning on January 25. Following the same schedule, the show is likely to return on January 16 or January 23 of next year.
All Saturday Night Live The catalog is now streaming on Peacock.
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