After the shortened 2022-23 season. Saturday Night Live It returned a little later than usual to start the 2023-2024 season.
The writers’ strike affected the end of last season and the beginning of Season 49. The end of the labor strike on September 25 meant a mid-October start SNL — with former cast member Pete Davidson hosting — instead of the show’s typically late September or early October premiere. (The cast is covered under a different SAG-AFTRA contract than the actors they are currently striking against, so they can perform without crossing picket lines.)
The pitching staff returns intact from last season, with James Austin Johnson and Sarah Sherman going from featured players to reference players. Chloe Trost joined the cast as a featured player.
At the bottom it is “Hollywood Reporter”Update guide for season 49 SNL Hosts and musical guests.
It was revealed on December 16 that Jacob Elordi will host the first episode of the sketch comedy show in 2024 with musical guest Renee Rapp.
On November 29, it was announced that alum Kate McKinnon would return to the show as host for the first time for the December 16 show, the final show before the holiday break, with musical guest Billie Eilish. Before that, Emma Stone hosted the show on December 2 for her fifth time with musical guest Noah Kahan, and on December 9 Adam Driver hosted for the fourth time with musical guest Olivia Rodrigo.
Saltburn Star Jacob Elordi will make it SNL Debuting on January 20 with guest musician (W I mean girls Star) Renee Rapp. Dakota Johnson and Justin Timberlake are scheduled to attend the show on January 27. The Bear star Ayo Edebiri, fresh off her Emmy and Golden Globe wins, made her debut on February 3 with musical guest Jennifer Lopez.
This story will be updated as new shows are announced. The hosts are listed first, followed by the musical guests.
October 14: Pete Davidson, Ice Spice
October 21: Bad Bunny (host and musical guest)
October 28: Nate Bargazzi, Foo Fighters
November 11: Timothée Chalamet, boy genius
November 18: Jason Momoa, Tate McRae
December 2: Emma Stone, Noah Kahan
December 9: Adam Driver, Olivia Rodrigo
December 16: Kate McKinnon, Billie Eilish
January 20: Jacob Alordi, René Rabe
January 27: Dakota Johnson, Justin Timberlake
February 3: Ayo Edebiri, Jennifer Lopez
This post was originally published on October 17, 2023.