Saturday Night Live is set to return this Saturday, October 2. So who’s hosting? And which cast members left? We’ve got the SNL skinny for you.
The mass cast exodus that some fans were expecting never materialized: Beck Bennett exits after eight seasons, and featured player Lauren Holt is gone after one. Speaking of featured players, both Chloe Fineman and Bowen Yang are upped to the repertory cast, and three new featured players have joined the cast.
Welcome to the cast!— SNL is back October 2! (@nbcsnl) September 27, 2021
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SNL Season 47 kicks off this Saturday, October 2 with Owen Wilson hosting and musical guest Kacey Musgraves. Here’s how the rest of October is shaping up.