Season 47 of Emmy-winning Saturday Night Live is set to return on October 2. Along with the return date, the comedy sketch show announced the first four hosts and musical guests for this season.
Host and Musical Guest Lineup
Season 47 will premiere with Loki‘s Owen Wilson and musical guest Kacey Musgraves on October 2. Wilson will be making his Studio 8H debut to promote upcoming Wes Anderson film The French Dispatch while Musgrave’s latest album, star-crossed, recently released on September 10.
October 9 will undoubtedly go down in SNL history as Kim Kardashian-West hosts the show for the first time. Kardashian-West took to Instagram Wednesday afternoon to re-share the announcement via her story with this to add: “OMFG No turning back now!!! … I’m hosting SNL!!!!!!” Halsey will be the musical guest for October 9.
Bohemian Rhapsody star Rami Malek will host October 16 following the October 6 release of upcoming upcoming James Bond film No Time to Die in which Malek will star as the villain. Musical guest for Malek’s SNL debut is Young Thug.
Finally, SNL veteran Jason Sudeikis will return October 23 to host with musical guest Brandi Carlile. Sudeikis’ SNL career began in 2003 on the writing team, but he became a featured player in 2005 before being promoted to repertory player in 2007. Sudeikis exited SNL in 2013 but continued to make appearances through 2019. October 23 will be Sudeikis’ first time hosting.
Season 47 Cast
Bryant, Michael Che, Pete Davidson, Mikey Day, Heidi Gardner, Colin Jost, Kate McKinnon, Alex Moffat, Kyle Mooney, Ego Nwodim, Chris Redd, Cecily Strong, Kenan Thompson and Melissa Villaseñor; and featured players Andrew Dismukes, Chloe Fineman, Lauren Holt, Punkie Johnson, and Bowen Yang. Show creator and executive producer Lorne Michaels will continue these talks in the coming weeks to hopefully finalize contracts ahead of October 2.