SNL Season 47 Premiere Live Stream: How to Watch Online

Producer Lorne Michaels and cast members pose with the Outstanding Variety Sketch Series award for "Saturday Night Live" during the 71st Emmy Awards

Getty Producer Lorne Michaels and cast members pose with the Outstanding Variety Sketch Series award for "Saturday Night Live" during the 71st Emmy Awards

Long-running and award-winning sketch comedy show “Saturday Night Live” returns for its 47th season on Saturday, October 2 at 11:30 p.m. ET/PT on NBC.

If you don’t have cable, here are some different ways you can watch “Saturday Night Live” online:

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FuboTV

You can watch a live stream of NBC (live in most markets) and 100-plus other TV channels on FuboTV, which you can use for free with a seven-day trial right here:

FuboTV Free Trial

Once signed up for FuboTV, you can watch “Saturday Night Live” live on the FuboTV app, which is available on your Roku, Roku TV, Amazon Fire TV or Fire Stick, Apple TV, Chromecast, Xbox One or Series X/S, Samsung TV, LG TV, any device with Android TV (such as a Sony TV or Nvidia Shield), iPhone, Android phone, iPad or Android tablet. Or you can watch on your computer via the FuboTV website.

If you can’t watch live, FuboTV comes with 250 hours of cloud DVR space, as well as a 72-hour look-back feature, which allows you to watch most new shows on-demand within three days (and sometimes longer) of their conclusion, even if you don’t record them.


Sling TV

You can watch a live stream of NBC (live in select markets) and 40-plus other TV channels via Sling TV’s “Sling Blue” bundle. This option doesn’t include a free trial, but it’s the cheapest streaming service with NBC, and you can get your first month for just $10:

Get Sling TV

Once signed up for Sling TV, you can watch “Saturday Night Live” live on the Sling TV app, which is available on your Roku, Roku TV, Amazon Fire TV or Fire Stick, Apple TV, Chromecast, Xbox One or Series X/S, Samsung TV, LG TV, any device with Android TV (such as a Sony TV or Nvidia Shield), airTV Mini, Oculus, Portal, iPhone, Android phone, iPad or Android tablet. Or you can watch on your computer via the Sling TV website.

If you can’t watch live, Sling TV comes included with 50 hours of cloud DVR.


DirecTV Stream

DirecTV Stream (formerly AT&T TV) has four different channel packages: “Entertainment,” “Choice,” “Ultimate” and “Premier.” NBC (live in most markets) is included in every one, but you can pick any package and any add-on you want with your free 14-day trial.

Note that the free trial isn’t advertised as such, but your “due today” amount will be $0 when signing up. If you watch on your computer, phone or tablet, you won’t be charged for 14 days. If you watch on a streaming device on your TV (Roku, Fire Stick, Apple TV, etc.), you will be charged for the first month, but you can get still get a full refund if you cancel before 14 days:

DirecTV Stream Free Trial

Once signed up for DirecTV Stream, you can watch “Saturday Night Live” live on the DirecTV Stream app, which is available on your Roku, Roku TV, Amazon Fire TV or Fire Stick, Apple TV, Chromecast, Samsung TV, any device with Android TV (such as a Sony TV or Nvidia Shield), iPhone, Android phone, iPad or Android tablet. Or you can watch on your computer via the DirecTV Stream website.

If you can’t watch live, DirecTV Stream also comes with 20 hours of Cloud DVR storage (with the ability to upgrade to unlimited hours).


Hulu With Live TV

You can watch a live stream of NBC (live in most markets) and 65+ other TV channels via Hulu With Live TV, which you can try out for free with a seven-day trial:

Hulu With Live TV Free Trial

Once signed up for Hulu With Live TV, you can watch “Saturday Night Live” live on the Hulu app, which is available on your Roku, Roku TV, Amazon Fire TV or Fire Stick, Apple TV, Chromecast, Xbox One or Series X/S, PlayStation 4 or 5, Nintendo Switch, Samsung TV, LG TV, any device with Android TV (such as a Sony TV or Nvidia Shield), iPhone, Android phone, iPad or Android tablet. Or you can watch on your computer via the Hulu website.

If you can’t watch live, Hulu with Live TV comes with both its extensive on-demand library (which includes most shows after they air) and 50 hours of Cloud DVR storage (with the ability to upgrade to “Enhanced Cloud DVR,” which gives you 200 hours of DVR space and the ability to fast forward through commercials).


‘Saturday Night Live’ Season 47 Preview


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“Saturday Night Live” has won 86 Emmy Awards, the most for any show in TV history, according to NBC. It has also been nominated the most times, at 306. Now it returns for its 47th season with four consecutive weeks of new shows airing in October:

  • October 2 – Host Owen Wilson with musical guest Kacey Musgraves
  • October 9 – Host Kim Kardashian West with musical guest Halsey
  • October 16 – Host Rami Malek with musical guest Young Thug
  • October 23 – Host Jason Sudeikis with musical guest Brandi Carlile

According to the NBC press release:

Owen Wilson will kick off the 47th season of “Saturday Night Live” when he serves as host for the first time on Oct. 2. Wilson recently wrapped the first season of “Loki” on Disney+ and next stars in Wes Anderson’s “The French Dispatch,” in theaters Oct. 22. Kacey Musgraves will make her second appearance as musical guest. The six-time Grammy Award winner’s newest album, “star-crossed,” debuted this week at #1 on the Album Sales Chart with a companion film now streaming on Paramount+.

Kim Kardashian West will host “SNL” for the first time on Oct. 9. Kardashian West is a TV star, producer, activist and entrepreneur.

Halsey will appear for the fourth time as “SNL” musical guest. The Grammy-nominated artist just released the career-defining album “If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power,” which debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Top Current Albums chart.

Rami Malek will make his “SNL” hosting debut on Oct. 16. The Emmy and Academy Award-winning actor stars in “No Time to Die,” the newest installment of the James Bond franchise, in theaters Oct. 8.

Young Thug will perform as musical guest for the first time. The Grammy Award winner’s forthcoming album, “PUNK,” will be released Oct. 15.

Jason Sudeikis will return to Studio 8H for his first appearance as “SNL” host on Oct. 23. Sudeikis won Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series and Outstanding Comedy Series as the co-creator, executive producer and star of “Ted Lasso” on Apple TV+.

Brandi Carlile will make her musical guest debut. “In These Silent Days,” the highly anticipated new album from the six-time Grammy Award winner, is set to be released Oct. 1.

In addition to the live broadcast on NBC, Peacock will live stream the first four episodes of “SNL’s” 47th season.

Additionally, “Saturday Night Live” recently announced that the season 47 cast includes three new cast members: Aristotle Athari, James Austin Johnson and Sarah Sherman. They join the ensemble that includes Aidy Bryant, Michael Che, Pete Davidson, Mikey Day, Chloe Fineman, Heidi Gardner, Colin Jost, Kate McKinnon, Alex Moffat, Kyle Mooney, Ego Nwodim, Chris Redd, Cecily Strong, Kenan Thompson, Melissa Villaseñor and Bowen Yang, featuring Andrew Dismukes and Punkie Johnson.

“Saturday Night Live” airs Saturdays at 11:30 p.m. Eastern and Pacific times on NBC.

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