Saturday Night Live: Bad Bunny Knows Why Regé-Jean Page's Accent Works

See? We told you that the hours before a live episode of NBC's Saturday Night Live are usually filled with some unexpected stuff, and today has been a perfect example. Earlier, SNL viewers learned that Nick Jonas would be hosting and performing for the February 27 episode. Now, we're getting a new promo with Bridgerton and upcoming Dungeons & Dragons star Regé-Jean Page and rapper Bad Bunny (tonight's host and musical guest) as well as SNL's Melissa Villaseñor. We thought it was kinda odd when only one promo was released on Thursday (you can check that one out further below), so a second one actually evens things out.

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In the following clip, Bad Bunny speaks for millions when it comes to the difference between Page and Villaseñor's British accents:

Here's a look back at the promo that was released earlier this week for tonight episode, with Page and Villaseñor feeling inspired by Bad Bunny to try a different take on their names:

Saturday Night Live's 46th season includes Beck Bennett, Aidy Bryant, Michael Che, Pete Davidson, Mikey Day, Chloe Fineman, Heidi Gardner, Colin Jost, Kate McKinnon, Alex Moffat, Kyle Mooney, Ego Nwodim, Chris Redd, Cecily Strong, Kenan Thompson, Melissa Villaseñor, and Bowen Yang. Che and Jost serve as head writers, with Bryan Tucker serving as senior writer. Lauren Holt (The Filth), Punkie Johnson (Space Force), and Andrew Dismukes (Comedy Central's Colossal ClusterFest, New York Comedy Festival) are joining the cast as feature players. Alec Baldwin returned as Donald Trump, with Maya Rudolph joining them as Kamala Harris, and Jim Carrey as Joe Biden for part of the season before cast member Moffat took over the role just before the holiday break (with Bennett continuing Mike Pence).

Not including specials and digital series, Saturday Night Live has won over 70 Emmy Awards, the most for any show in television history. SNL also holds the title for the most nominated television show in Emmy history with over 275 nominations (once again, not including specials and digital series). The long-running sketch comedy and musical series is executive produced by Lorne Michaels, produced by Steve Higgins and Erik Kenward, and directed by Don Roy King. Ken Aymong serves as a supervising producer, with Lindsay Shookus, Erin Doyle, and Tom Broecker producing. The series is produced by SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video.

About Ray Flook

Serving as Television Editor since 2018, Ray began five years earlier as a contributing writer/photographer before being brought onto the core BC team in 2017.