Saturday Night Live Returning to NBC With Remotely-Produced Content

Saturday Night Live Returning to NBC With Remotely-Produced Content

Saturday Night Live is coming back, with a twist.

SNL hasn’t produced new episodes since the Daniel Craig-hosted March 7 episode because of the spread of the coronavirus. However, on Saturday, April 11, the long-running series will return with original content featuring material produced remotely by Saturday Night Live cast members who are practicing social distancing. “Weekend Update” will be part of the new episode.

Saturday Night Live originally had new episodes planned for March 28, April 4 and April 11. John Krasinski was set to host the March 28 episode with musical guest Dua Lipa. Production is now on hold indefinitely after previously being suspended on March 16.

In addition to Craig, season 45 hosts have included John MulaneyRuPaulAdam DriverJ.J. WattEddie MurphyScarlett JohanssonJennier LopezHarry StylesWill FerrellChance the RapperKristen StewartDavid HarbourPhoebe Waller-Bridge and Woody Harrelson.

The season 45 cast includes Beck BennettAidy BryantMichael ChePete DavidsonMikey DayHeidi GardnerColin JostKate McKinnonAlex MoffatKyle MooneyChris ReddCecily StrongKenan ThompsonMelissa VillaseñorChloe FinemanEgo Nwodim and Bowen Yang.

A number of other late-night and talk shows have resumed production with hosts anchoring from home. The Tonight ShowLate NightLate ShowJimmy Kimmel LiveThe Ellen DeGeneres ShowThe Kelly Clarkson ShowLive with Kelly and RyanWatch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen and The View are among the shows now remotely producing new episodes remotely.

Saturday Night Live returns with new content on Saturday, April 11 at 11:30 p.m. on NBC.

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