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FANS of Saturday Night Live are wondering if they’ll see a new episodes on March 6, 2021.
The long-running skit show, Saturday Night Live , has been filming each episode with pandemic safety protocols in place, including quarantine and social distancing guidelines.
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February 27 episode of SNLCredit: BackGrid
Why is Saturday Night Live not on March 6, 2021?
Saturday Night Live will not air a new episode tonight.
Instead, it will play a rerun from the December 19 episode hosted by Kristen Wig with musical guest Dua Lipa.
It’s reported that the cast are taking a break.
The season started off with six consecutive episodes but took a holiday break towards the end of 2020.
The episodes were filmed with pandemic safety protocols in place, including quarantine and social distancing guidelines.
When will Saturday Night Live return?
SNL is set to return to screens on March 27 according to TV Line.
It was announced that Maya Rudolph would be the host with Jack Harlow as the musical guest.
Rudolph currently plays Vice President Kamala Harris on the program.
Maya RudolphCredit: Getty – Contributor
Rudolph took home the 2020 Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series, having been nominated for her many appearances throughout Season 45.
Before this season, she appeared on SNL from 2000-2007.
What can I expect from the next episode?
It’s unclear what SNL writers have planned in the weeks leading up to the March 27 episode, but fans can re-enjoy previous laughs tonight.
The episode features Christmas-themed sketches, including a bit with The Grinch.
Kristen WiigCredit: Getty – Contributor
The weekend update sees Colin Jost interview Smokey Robinson, played by Chris Redd, as well as Michael Che’s neighbor Willie and his opinions on the Covid vaccine.
Who hosted in 2020?
There were some SNL hosts to remember during a turbulent 2020.
Star Wars star Adam Driver wowed the audience on January 25 and funnyman John Mulaney hosted on February 29 in one of the final pre-pandemic shows – and presented in October as well.
Jim Carrey makes debut as Joe Biden on SNLCredit: Saturday Night Live, NBC
Chris Rock opened season 46 on October 3, and Adele hosted on October 24 and appeared in an unforgettable Bachelor sketch.
The coronavirus pandemic forced the show into stay-at-home mode, but Brad Pitt was nominated for an Emmy award following his star turn as Dr Anthony Fauci.
Former cast member Kristen Wiig closed out 2020 with hosting duties.