Dwell from New York, it’s Saturday night time! Season 47 of Saturday Night time Dwell is nicely underway, and present runner Lorne Michaels has but to disappoint together with his alternative of present hosts and musical visitors. This week, comic Natasha Lyonne, 43, makes her internet hosting debut at Studio 8H alongside first-time musical visitors Japanese Breakfast, on Saturday, Could 21.
Owen Wilson, 52, opened the season with musical visitor Kacey Musgraves, 33, on Oct. 2. The Wedding ceremony Crashers star additionally made his internet hosting debut in season 47, chalking up the lengthy wait to nerves. “I get actually nervous with public talking. I’ve by no means performed any of these graduation addresses or Saturday Night time Dwell simply because I get too nervous,” he defined on a hike to buddy Kevin Nealon in a YouTube video. Owen slayed it, and even had some assist from his brothers Andrew, 57, and Luke, 50, throughout his opening monologue.
Study extra about this week’s present beneath.
Natasha Lyonne Is Internet hosting ‘SNL’ For The first Time
Saturday Night time Dwell welcomes Natasha Lyonne for the primary time to the present! The 43-year-old isn’t any stranger to the comedy world along with her widespread collection Russian Doll on Netflix, in addition to her hilarious position on the present Orange Is The New Black. Past these roles, she’s also called Jessica from the American Pie franchise.
She took to social media to announce the internet hosting information on Could 13. “Dwell from New York it’s yippee ki yay, motherf——-!!!,” she exclaimed on Instagram, captioning a screenshot of the present’s traditional post-it picture along with her identify and the musical visitor. She added loads of airplane, coronary heart and sunglass-wearing emojis, capturing her pleasure in regards to the alternative.
Natasha additionally appeared in a promo with Kate McKinnon, who will probably be showing in her final episode on Could 21 amid information that she is departing the present, in addition to Kenan Thompson and Japanese Breakfast’s Michelle Zauner. “Hello, I’m Natasha Lyonne and I’m internet hosting the season finale of SNL this week with musical visitor Japanese Breakfast,” she introduced, as Kate famous that her voice is “iconic” earlier than evaluating her to Marge Simpson from The Simpsons and “each secretary’ in a film. “Not likely a praise,” Natasha quipped. “You sound such as you’ve had COVID for a thousand years,” Kenan additionally quipped, as Natasha mentioned she was “sufficiently insulted.”
The ‘SNL’ Musical Visitor Tonight Is Japanese Breakfast
Japanese Breakfast, fronted by vocalist Michelle Zauner, together with bass participant Deven Craige, are set to make their SNL debut on Could 21! The group got here collectively again in 2013, and has earned accolades within the indie music business, particularly for 3 releases: 2016’s Psychopomp, Gentle Sounds From One other Planet which dropped in 2017. The group launched their third album Jubilee in 2021, which acquired rave evaluations.
Zauner, who’s Korean-American, has beforehand mentioned she got here up with the identify Japanese Breakfast as a result of it sounded “curious.” She mentioned to Teen Vogue, “I feel I simply wished one thing that sounded type of curious, like one thing that sounded actually American and well-known, like breakfast, and mixing it with one thing that I feel American individuals simply affiliate with one thing unique or overseas.”
“I assumed it will make individuals curious, like, ‘What’s a Japanese breakfast?’ Japanese Breakfast is kind of like lovely, and I actually take pleasure in it. I feel I used to be simply footage of it in the future and was similar to, ‘Oh, I’ll simply launch this album below this identify’,” she defined in 2017.
What Time Is ‘SNL’ On?
Saturday Night time Dwell airs at 11:35 p.m. PST/EST and 9:30 p.m. MT on native NBC associates. The collection will also be streamed dwell on the Peacock app.
‘SNL’ Forged Members This Season
Lauren additionally shared a candy tribute to mark the tip of her one 12 months run. “What an unbelievable 12 months spent with unbelievable individuals. I’ll all the time be so grateful,” the comic started. “Cheers to all of the solid members previous, current, & future…so proud to be/have been part of this superb household. These three letters will all the time deliver pleasure to my coronary heart… SNL, I really like you,” she additionally mentioned.