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Saturday Night Live – Season 45

Character: Various
Created by: Lorne Michaels
Premiere date: September 28, 2019
Genre: Comedy
Running time: 1h 30min

“Saturday Night Live” will kick off its 45th season on Sept. 28 with Woody Harrelson returning to Studio 8H for his fourth appearance as host.

Phoebe Waller-Bridge will make her “SNL” hosting debut on Oct. 5. She created and stars in the award-winning comedy series “Fleabag,” nominated for 11 Emmy Awards, and also garnered praise as the writer and showrunner of the first season of the celebrated series “Killing Eve,” which she continues to executive produce.

Award-winning actor David Harbour will host “SNL” for the first time on Oct. 12. Harbour stars in Netflix’s global hit series “Stranger Things,” dark comedy “Frankenstein’s Monster’s Monster, Frankenstein” and the upcoming Marvel film “Black Widow.”

Season 45 will also feature Kristen Stewart, hosting for the second time, and former “SNL” cast member Eddie Murphy closing out 2019 with his first appearance as host since 1984.


Repertory Players: Beck Bennett, Aidy Bryant, Michael Che, Pete Davidson, Mikey Day, Heidi Gardner, Colin Jost, Kate McKinnon, Alex Moffat, Kyle Mooney, Chris Redd, Cecily Strong, Kenan Thompson, Melissa Villaseñor

Featured Players: Chloe Fineman, Ego Nwodim, Bowen Yang

Production Photos

Episode Guide

45×01 – Woody Harrelson/Billie Eilish (original air date: September 28, 2019)
Sketch Character
Impeachment Cold Open Rudy Giuliani
DNC Town Hall Elizabeth Warren
Downton Abbey Trailer (pre-taped) Violet Crawley
Apple Picking Ad  Deborah Chickham's Sister

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45x02 - Phoebe Waller-Bridge/Taylor Swift (original air date: October 5, 2019)
Sketch Character
Mike Pence Impeachment Strategy Cold Open Rudy Giuliani
Weekend Update Elizabeth Warren
Royal Romance Prentis Popplewell
Kaylee, Crystal & Janetta Janetta

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45x03 - David Harbour/Camila Cabello (original air date: October 12, 2019)
Sketch Character
CNN Equality Town Hall Cold Open Elizabeth Warren
David Harbour Monologue Herself
Little Miss Teacher’s Friend Corinne
SoulCycle Kyle
Peter, Paula & Murray Paula
Sauce Marco
Court Show Meryl Schmidt
Cut for Time: Giuliani & Associates Rudy Giuliani

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45×04 – Chance the Rapper (original air date: October 26, 2019)
Sketch Character
Trump Rally Cold Open Lindsey Graham
Judge Barry Gladys Feldman
Choir Fashion Diana Krill

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45×05 – Kristen Stewart/Coldplay (original air date: November 2, 2019)
Sketch Character
Elizabeth Warren Town Hall Cold Open Elizabeth Warren
Rosie the Riveter Dot
Hero Dog Press Conference Kellyanne Conway
Weekend Update Vaneta Starkie
Hungry Jury Jury member
Cut for Time: Open Mic Prudence

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45×06 – Harry Styles (original air date: November 16, 2019)
Sketch Character
Days of Our Impeachment Cold Open Rudy Giuliani
Airline Pilots Passenger
Weekend Update Jeff Sessions

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45×07 – Will Ferrell/King Princess (original air date: November 23, 2019)
Sketch Character
2020 Democratic Debate Elizabeth Warren
Pizza Ad Mom
Cinema Classics: The Wizard of Oz Dorothy
Cut for Time: Jeans Commercial Woman at the bar
Cut for Time: Cast List Deb
Cut for Time: Harry Styles Sketch Girl

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45×08 – Jennifer Lopez/DaBaby (original air date: December 7, 2019)
Sketch Character
NATO Cafeteria Cold Open Angela Merkel
The Corporal Sister
Weekend Update Nancy Pelosi
Wisconsin Women Woman

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45×09 – Scarlett Johansson/Niall Horan (original air date: December 14, 2019)
Sketch Character
American Households Cold Open Greta Thunberg
Children’s Clothing Ad Mom
A Conway Marriage Story Kellyanne Conway
Celebrity Sighting Fan

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45x10 - Eddie Murphy/Lizzo (original air date: December 21, 2019)
Sketch Character
PBS Democratic Debate Cold Open Elizabeth Warren/Nancy Pelosi
Masked Singer Jenny McCarthy Wahlberg
Cut for Time: Aidy Bizzo & Lizzo Herself

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45x11 - Adam Driver/Halsey (original air date: January 25, 2020)
Sketch Character
Alan Dershowitz Argues for Trump Cold Open The Devil
Sleepover Megan
Cheerleading Show Cheerleader

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45x12 - JJ Watt/Luke Combs (original air date: February 1, 2020)
Sketch Character
Impeachment Fantasy Cold Open Lindsey Graham
Frozen 2 Elsa
Pilot Hunk Contestant

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45x13 - RuPaul/Justin Bieber (original air date: February 8, 2020)
Sketch Character
New Hampshire Democratic Debate Cold Open Elizabeth Warren
Family Charades Family member
The Library Mom
Thirsty Cops Cop
Old New York Show Dickie

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45x14 - John Mulaney/David Byrne (original air date: February 29, 2020)
Sketch Character
Coronavirus Cold Open Elizabeth Warren
Sound of Music: Rolf and Liesl Maria
The Admiral Sister
Airport Sushi Auntie Orphan Annie

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45x15 - Daniel Craig/The Weeknd (original air date: March 7, 2020)
Sketch Character
The Ingraham Angle Coronavirus Cold Open Lauren Ingraham/Elizabeth Warren
James Bond Scene Old Lady
The Sands of Modesto Debranike
Deep Quote Game Night Lisa

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