Saturday Night Live is back! The popular sketch comedy show is the OG for a reason. Lorne Michaels fathered the series back in the 70s, and the popularity of the show speaks volumes for how long it’s been on the air. Countless number of celebrities and musical acts have appeared on the show and this year promises to be the most star-studded one yet. Here is everything you need to know to watch the premiere of Saturday Night Live season 44.
Saturday Night Live season 44 premiere date
‘ Saturday Night Live’s new season is set to air on Saturday, September 29 at 11:30 P.M. est.
The host of the Saturday Night Live season 44 premiere
For season 44 the show is kicking off with guest host Adam Driver and musical guest Kanye West. Week two will have Awkwafina hosting with Travis Scott and week three will be Seth Meyers with Paul Simon.
The cast of Saturday Night Live season 44
Most of the show’s favorites will be returning including Kenan Thompson, Michael Che, Colin Jost, Aidy Bryant, Beck Bennett, Pete Davidson, Kate McKinnon, Kyle Mooney and Cecily Strong. Luke Null who was a season 43 newbie will not be returning for the show. Comedian Ego Nwodim joins the cast this year replacing Luke Null. Colin Jost and Michael Che will be returning as co-head writers along with Kent Sublette.