Season 45 Finale Finds Saturday Night Live Staying Home Once Again

NBC's Saturday Night Live found a winning formula with the previous two editions of "SNL at Home", so we're wondering what the cast and creative teams will have in store for this weekend's third edition. That's right, this Saturday, May 9, at 11:30 pm. ET/PT, the long-running sketch comedy/music series will wrap up its 45th season from home with a season finale produced remotely and will once again include familiar elements like "Weekend Update" alongside original content from the cast. With details still being worked on, there's still no word on who will be the kick-off host (previously, Tom Hanks and Brad Pitt) or musical guest (previously, Chris Martin and Miley Cyrus). Here's a look at the official announcement, showing off the finer moments from the filming of the previous "SNL at Home" (and by "finer moments", we mean the bloopers that we're hoping getting released once the season wraps):

Saturday Night Live wraps up Season 45 with another home edition, courtesy of NBC.
Saturday Night Live wraps up Season 45 with another home edition, courtesy of NBC.


Saturday Night Live's 2019-2020 team 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 the series' head writers, with Bryan Tucker serving as senior writer. Not including specials and digital series, the program has won 72 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 270 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.

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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.
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