The new primetime series, which is expanded from the “Weekend Update” segment on SNL, premieres tonight. Get the details on what to expect from Saturday Night Live Weekend Update: Summer Edition, what channel the show airs on, what time to watch and more below.
SNL WEEKEND UPDATE TV SHOW PREMIERE DATE: August 10, 2017
REGULAR TIME SLOT: Thursdays, 9 – 9:30 p.m. ET/PT
TV CHANNEL: NBC – Check your local TV provider (ie. FIOS, Optimum, Time Warner) to find out what channel NBC is in your area. You can also use the NBC channel finder to look for your local stations by clicking here.
HOSTS: Colin Jost and Michael Che
OFFICIAL NBC SERIES SYNOPSIS: NBC is bringing a late-night institution to primetime with a four-episode order for “Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update,” which joins the schedule starting Thursday, Aug. 10 at 9 p.m. The half-hour telecast will feature “Weekend Update” anchors Colin Jost and Michael Che. Additional “Saturday Night Live” cast members will also make appearances.
NEW SNL SEASON PREMIERE NEWS: Season 43 of SNL will premiere in late 2017, during the 2017–2018 television season. Alec Baldwin has confirmed that he will reprise his role as Donald Trump. In addition, Colin Jost and Michael Che will continue to deliver the weekend update during the regular segment.