Chris Rock to Host the Saturday Night Live Season 46 Opener
Chris Rock (Fargo) is set to host Saturday Night Live’s Season 46 opener on October 3, marking the Emmy winner’s third appearance as host for the late-night show (via Variety). Megan Thee Stallion will also make her debut as the Saturday Night Live musical guest for the first episode of the season.
It was recently announced that Golden Globe winner Jim Carrey (Kidding, Man on the Moon, The Truman Show) is taking over the role of Democratic nominee and former vice president Joe Biden on Season 46, succeeding Jason Sudeikis.
Alec Baldwin will also return to SNL as Donald Trump with Maya Rudolph once again set to play Biden’s running mate Kamala Harris.
Lauren Holt, Punkie Johnson, and Andrew Dismukes were also added as three new featured players to the cast for the upcoming season.
Season 46 of Saturday Night Live will premiere on Saturday, October 3 on NBC after making its return to Studio 8H with a “limited in-studio audience.” Saturday Night Live is produced in association with Broadway video and is created and executive produced by Lorne Michaels.
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