NEW YORK (AP) — Straight from “Top Gun: Maverick” actor Miles Teller will host the opening episode of the 48th season of “Saturday Night Live” on Oct.
Pulitzer Prize winner Kendrick Lamar will be the musical guest on Opening Night, his third appearance on “SNL,” NBC said Tuesday.
It promises to be a transitional season for NBC’s comedy institute, which has seen the departure of eight cast members.
Actor Brendan Gleeson, from the upcoming film “The Banshees of Inishrin,” will host the October 8 edition of the show. Willow made her “SNL” debut as a musical guest.
Megan Thee Stallion earned double duty as host and musical guest on October 15, NBC said Tuesday.
Pete Davidson, Kate McKinnon, Eddie Bryant, Christopher Redd, Alex Moffat, Kyle Mooney, Aristotle Athari and Melissa Villaseor are not included in the show soldiers produced by Lorne Michaels this season.
The show has named four new cast members as replacements.