Brace Yourselves! It’s The 2016 SNL Election Special!

NBC’s Saturday Night Live is enjoying its highest rated season in years. Blame it on the election – it’s been like shooting fish in a barrel… YUGE fish!

On Monday, November 7th, you can take what will hopefully not be your last chance to laugh uncontrollably before the election as NBC presents the 2016 SNL Election Special (10/9C).

Read on for details.


Telecast Will Recapture Memorable Sketch Moments To Air Monday, Nov. 7 at 10 P.M.

NEW YORK — Oct. 25, 2016 — NBC’s “The 2016 SNL Election Special” will retrace the highlights of the current presidential campaign through clips of recent political “Saturday Night Live” sketches.

The hour-long telecast is set to air Monday, Nov. 7 at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

So far this fall, “Saturday Night Live” is delivering its most-watched season at this point in eight years, averaging 7.322 million viewers in national “most current” ratings from Nielsen Media Research, as well as a 2.19 rating in adults 18-49. “SNL” is adding substantial viewership via time-shifting and video on demand, with the Oct. 1 season premiere growing by +3.897 million viewers overall going from “live plus same day” to “live plus seven day” official-national Nielsens (8.297 million to 12.194 million). In L+SD ratings, “SNL” delivered its most-watched season premiere since 2008 and in L+7 Nielsens, it was the most-watched “SNL” debut since 1994.

“Saturday Night Live” is produced in association with Broadway Video. The creator and executive producer is Lorne Michaels.