Saturday Night Live is fresh from yet another successful Emmys run and ready to get back to business. NBC’s long-running sketch comedy series returns for its 47th season in just a few weeks. And we finally have our cast and a first glimpse at the hosts. SNL released the first four hosts and musical guests of the season. And among the hosts are Owen Wilson and Jason Sudeikis.
Wilson is starting things off, hosting the October 2 season premiere, with Kacey Musgraves as musical guest. The funny man is fresh off his run as Mobius M. Mobius in
Kim Kardashian West is following things up on October 9, with Halsey serving as musical guest. And from there, Rami Malek picks up the hosting reins, with Young Thug as musical guest. Malek is hosting just a week after
And capping off the first set of hosts is Jason Sudeikis, which Lorne Michaels recently teased. The
Meanwhile, the series has just confirmed its season 47 cast. After strongly hinting at several departures, most of the cast is back for another round. Yep, Kenan Thompson, Cecily Strong, Kate McKinnon, Aidy Bryant, and Pete Davidson are all back. As are Michael Che, Colin Jost, Mikey Day, Heidi Gardner, Alex Moffat, Chris Redd, Ego Nwodim, Melissa Villaseñor. Season 47 ups Bowen Yang and Chloe Fineman to the main cast. And returning featured players are Andrew Dismukes and Punkie Johnson.
However, after eight seasons, Beck Bennett has departed
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However, the show is getting a trio of new featured players. are headed to