The 46th season of Saturday Night Live kicked off last night with the Biden v Trump Cold Open in which Beck Bennett played moderator Chris Wallace, Alec Baldwin returned as President Donald Trump, and Jim Carrey made his debut as former Vice President Joe Biden.
Megan Thee Stallion made her SNL musical guest debut. Her latest album, Suga, has garnered over 900 million streams to date and spawned this summer’s smash hit and 3x platinum single, “Savage.”
In addition to the Biden v Trump Cold Open, you can also check out Chris Rock’s Stand-Up monologue, the full Weekend Update in four parts, more skits, and Megan Thee Stallion’s two performances.
Bill Burr will make his Saturday Night Live hosting debut on October 10. The stand-up comedian and actor hosts the “Monday Morning Podcast.
On that day, Morgan Wallen will perform as musical guest for the first time. His newest single, “7 Summers,” broke country music streaming records upon release. UPDATE: Saturday Night Live has booted Wallen from performing due to him breaking health safety protocols.
Justin Bieber will make his fourth appearance as SNL musical guest. Bieber’s latest track, “Holy,” featuring Chance the Rapper, reached #1 on the Spotify Global Chart and was streamed over 120 million times in its debut week.
Biden v Trump Cold Open
Chris Wallace (Beck Bennett) moderates the first presidential debate between Donald Trump (Alec Baldwin) and Joe Biden (Jim Carrey).
Chris Rock Stand-Up Monologue
Host Chris Rock does stand-up about Donald Trump contracting COVID-19, the pandemic and the U.S. government.
News anchors (Heidi Gardner, Mikey Day) report on a COVID-19 superspreader event.
The Drew Barrymore Show
A commercial advertises Drew Barrymore’s (Chloe Fineman) new daytime talk show, The Drew Barrymore Show.
A ghost (Chris Rock) visits a teenager (Kyle Mooney) to warn him about his future.
Stunt performers (Kate McKinnon, Aidy Bryant, Mikey Day, Chris Redd, Ego Nwodim) plea with everyone to take precautions against COVID-19 so they can return to work.
Women (Megan Thee Stallion, Maya Rudolph, Aidy Bryant, Heidi Gardner, Chloe Fineman, Lauren Holt, Punkie Johnson) compete to get drafted into the NBA bubble.
A group of rappers (Kenan Thompson, Chris Redd, Pete Davidson) perform a song about wanting to see their girlfriends’ (Megan Thee Stallion, Ego Nwodim) faces.
Weekend Update anchors Colin Jost and Michael Che tackle the week’s biggest news.