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New Season of ‘SNL’ Starts Oct. 3

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Season 46 of Saturday Night Live premieres on NBC Oct. 3. The show will originate from Studio 8H in Rockefeller Center. NBC did not divulge the host for opening night. 

Season 45 was halted in March due to the pandemic, and resumed with remotely produced episodes. 

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 Villasenor and Bowen Yang are in the cast. 

Lorne Michaels is executive producer. 

Saturday Night Live is a production of Broadway Video in association with SNL Studios. 

Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.