Celebrities appearing on talk shows and reality skits are nothing new to viewers. Despite that, people seem to enjoy them to a surprising degree. As such, newer shows of these genres have started popping up, and older ones try to maintain their popularity by inviting distinguished guests. Therefore, the famous show, Saturday Night Live, invited Justin Beiber and Issa Rae to appear on the stream.
About: Saturday Night Live
Saturday Night Live, or more commonly known as SNL, is a television series centred around comedic sketches, often based on politics and culture, and several varieties show. It premieres in America during the late-night. Lorne Michaels is the creator of the show, and Dick Ebersol serves as its developer. On October 11, 1975, the show first aired on NBC by the primary title NBC’s Saturday Night. As such, a celebrity guest operates as the host of each episode, commencing the show with a typical generic monologue. SNL airs at 8:30 p.m. PT on Saturdays, on NBC. The line “Live from New York, it’s Saturday Night” indicates the beginning of the show. The show broadcasts from Studio 8H at the headquarters of NBC in the Comcast Building. Additionally, the location is at 30 Rockefeller Plaza.
Following a total of 891 episodes since its debut in 1975, the forty-fifth season began on September 28, 2019. Consequently, the show has attained the position of the longest-running programs in the U.S. Consequently, it has also obtained its fair share of awards. The list includes a total of 71 Primetime Emmy Awards, two Peabody Awards and four Writers Guild of America Awards. Furthermore, the show secured its name into the National Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame. Critics included the series in 50 Greatest TV Shows of All Time of TV Guide in the tenth position. Finally, with 252 nominations for the Primetime Emmy Awards, the show stands as the reigning television program in this field.
Latest Hosts: Saturday Night Live
For the position of the guest host for the show on October 17, 2020, SNL offered Justin Bieber and Issa Rae the opportunity. On the one hand, Justin Bieber is a trendy and successful singer, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter of Canadian origin. While on the other, Issa Rae is an established actress, producer and writer of American nationality. As such, with news of the appearance of these two well-known personalities on the show, the producers expect guaranteed success. Thus, they circulated the first promo of the pair’s SNL episode on October 16, 2020.
— Saturday Night Live – SNL (@nbcsnl) October 16, 2020
We can see the admired actress wearing a gorgeous lime green satin dress with the most critical item now, a face shield. Also, we can see the famed singer with the apparel choice of a multi-coloured plaid shirt and a ‘Drew’ face mask. While this will be Bieber‘s fourth appearance on the show, it will be Issa‘s hosting debut. Justin Bieber had his last hosting advent on February 8, 2020, on the show. Viewers could noticeably see the look of excitement on Rae’s face despite the presence of her face shield. Therefore, we can expect for an incredible show this time around as well.
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