Join or Sign In

Sign in to customize your TV listings

Continue with Facebook Continue with email

By joining TV Guide, you agree to our Terms of Use and acknowledge the data practices in our Privacy Policy.

Is SNL New This Weekend?

There are three shows left in 2021!

Diane Gordon
Colin Jost and Michael Che, Saturday Night Live

Colin Jost and Michael Che, Saturday Night Live


Saturday Night Live has three more new shows in 2020, including the pre-Thanksgiving show on Nov. 20, which Shang-Chi star Simu Liu will host alongside musical guest Saweetie. Two more shows have been set in December, with Billie Eilish returning to Studio 8H to host and be the musical guest on Dec. 11. Paul Rudd will join the five-timers club with the annual holiday episode on Dec. 18, and he'll have musical guest Charli XCX as support. 

Here is everything else you need to know about SNL Season 47.

When did Season 47 of SNL premiere?

The show returned for a new season on Oct. 2, 2021. 

How can I watch SNL Season 47?

SNL airs Saturdays on NBC at 11:30 p.m. ET/8:30 p.m. PT. Peacock livestreamed the first four episodes of SNL Season 47. 

Who has hosted SNL in Season 47?

Season 47 Premiere (Oct. 2): Owen Wilson hosted with musical guest Kacey Musgraves.

Season 47, Episode 2 (Oct. 9): Kim Kardashian West hosted with musical guest Halsey.

Season 47, Episode 3 (Oct. 16): Rami Malek hosted with musical guest Young Thug. 

Season 47, Episode 4 (Oct. 23): Jason Sudeikis hosted with musical guest Brandi Carlile.

Season 47, Episode 5 (Nov. 6): Kieran Culkin hosted with musical guest Ed Sheeran.

Season 47, Episode 6 (Nov. 13): Jonathan Majors hosted with musical guest Taylor Swift.

Who is in the SNL Season 47 cast?

The main cast for Season 47 is 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. New featured cast players include Aristotle Athari (Silicon Valley), James Austin Johnson, a comedian who does a spot-on impersonation of Donald Trump, and Sarah Sherman aka Sarah Squirm, whose work has been seen on Cartoon Network's Adult Swim and on YouTube. 

Beck Bennett and Lauren Holt left the show after last season.  

Where can I stream previous episodes of SNL?

New episodes of Saturday Night Live stream the next day on Hulu. Viewers can also stream every previous season of SNL on Peacock.