Saturday Night Live Season 48, (SNL) is an American late-night live television show. The show was known as NBC’s Saturday Night (1975-1977) and Saturday Night Live ’80 (1980). It is a stand-up comedy, satire, sketch comedy and a variety show. The show was created by Lorne Michaels and developed by Dick Ebersol. The premiere of the show was hosted by George Carlin on October 1, 1975, on NBC’s Saturday Night.
Each episode of the show is hosted by a celebrity guest. The host usually delivers the opening monologue and performs in sketches with the cast. The beginning of the show goes like, “Live from New York, it’s Saturday Night!”
The show is narrated by Don Pardo, Mel Brandt, Bill Hanrahan and Darrell Hammond. A total of forty-seven seasons have been release. And there are 930 episodes altogether.
Saturday Night Live Season 48 Release Date
The Saturday night live show is live from New York for more than four decades. 47 seasons of the show has been out till now. A total of 930 episodes has been released till now. Here’s the history of Saturday Night Live series:
- Season 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5: released between 1975 – 1980.
- Seasons 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10: released between 1980 – 1985
- Seasons 11, 12, 13, 14, 15: released between 1985 – 1990
- Seasons 16, 17, 18, 19, 20: released between 1990 – 1995
- Seasons 21, 22, 23, 24, 25: released between 1995 – 2000
- Seasons 26, 27, 28, 29, 30: released between 2000 – 2005
- Seasons 31, 32, 33, 34, 35: released between 2005 – 2010
- Seasons 36, 37, 38, 39, 40: released between 2010 – 2015
- Seasons 41, 42, 43, 44, 45: released between 2015 – 2020
- Seasons 46, 47: released 2020 – present
The show was first released in October 11, 1975 and is still continued. Isn’t it exciting to know that a show has been a part of someone’s life for several decades. Fans have given immense love to the show and that’s the reason why the show has grown popular and successful.
Now let’s talk about the most interesting question. When will season 48 of Saturday Night Live will get released?
As per the sources and latest news, it is highly anticipated that the brand new season of the Saturday Night Live Show will be released in and around the fall of 2022.
The show runs for approximately 67 minutes without commercials and 9e minutes with commercials.
Saturday Night Live Season 48 Cast
The cast of the show includes the writers, Announcers, Host and musical guests and the SNL Band.
Repertory players are listed below:
- Michael Che (joined 2014)
- Mikey Day (joined 2016)
- Chloe Fineman (joined 2019)
- Heidi Gardener (joined 2017)
- Collin Jost (joined 2014)
- Alex Moffat (joined 2016)
- Ego Nwodim (joined 2018)
- Chris Redd (joined 2017)
- Cecily Strong ( joined 2012)
- Kenan Thompson ( joined 2003)
- Melissa Villaseñor ( joined 2016)
- Browen Yang (joined 2019)
Featured players are as follows:
- Aristotle Athari (joined 2021)
- Andrew Dismukes (joined 2020)
- James Austin Johnson ( joined 2021)
- Punkie Johnson (joined 2020)
- Sarah Sherman (joined 2021)
Saturday Night Live Season 48 Plot
The show is live from New York for several decades. Celebrity hosts perform amazing comedic sketches, satirical news, and digital shots along with popular musical acts. The famous Saturday Night Live Show features several short skits, television commercials, a pop culture guest who hosts the show each week and a live guest band. Many SNL players have managed to spin the successful and independent comedy careers and movie careers through the show.
The show usually begins with a cold opening. A cold opening generally reflects upon the current public affairs or sometimes a cold opening may also include a musical performance or a public service announcements. A cold opening ends with a cast member screaming “Live From New York, it’s Saturday Night!”
Then the show’s announcer announced all the cast members (repertory cast members, musical guest and the host) in the season. Then the show starts. There are comedic sketches, stand up comedy through the show. And the show also has a few commercial breaks in between.
Where to watch Saturday Night Live?
Until now, 47 seasons and 930 episodes of the Saturday Night Live have been out. The 48 season is going to be released around the fall if 2022. This is great news for all the fans out there. If you haven’t yet watched the show go watch it. The show is available on VUDU, peacock ( for free), hulu ( subscription ), and Amazon prime video.
Go watch it now!