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The Real Reason Saturday Night Live is going, um, Live!

As the end of the 42nd season of Saturday Night Live comes to an end, the show has seen a noticeable boost in its profile thanks in part to the quirks of the Trump administration. Guest stars like Melissa McCarthy and Alec Baldwin have made regular appearances throughout the season that have helped propel viewership past numbers the show has not seen in years. It has truly been a season that has made many comedy content creators consider CD replication vs duplication to showcase and spread their unique takes on the current state of the country to their fan base.

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Live Across All Time Zones, It’s Saturday Night Live!

SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE — Pictured: (l-r) Alec Baldwin as President Donald Trump and Kenan Thompson during the “Alien Attack” Cold Open on March 11, 2017 — (Photo by: Will Heath/NBC)

For the first time in its storied history, Saturday Night Live will air live in all time zones, nationwide. The show will be broadcast live simultaneously across the country for its final four shows of the season — April 15, May 6, 13 and 20.

Hosts for the four remaining Season 24 episodes will beL Jimmy Fallon, Chris Pine, Melissa McCarthy and Dwayne Johnson.

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Weekend Update Goes Primetime!

SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE — Pictured: (l-r) Colin Jost and Michael Che during Weekend Update on March 4, 2017 — (Photo by: Will Heath/NBC)

Saturday Night Live segment Weekend Update is getting a primetime look!

Beginning Thursday, August 10th (9/8C), Colin Jost and Michael Che will host a four-week primetime run of the popular rundown of news and biting commentary. Additional SNL cast members will make appearances.

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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.

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Cyrus, Schumer & Morgan Open 41st Season of SNL!

LAS VEGAS, NV - December 27 : Miley Cyrus pictured at Britney Spears 'Piece of me' premiere at Planet Hollywood Resort on December 27, 2013 in Las Vegas, NV. Credit:  RTNRDKabik /MediaPunch Inc.
Credit: RTNRDKabik /MediaPunch Inc.

Miley Cyrus will host SNL for the show’s 41st season premiere on October 3rd. It will be her turn hosting the show.

Amy Schumer will make her hosting debut on October 10th, and Tracy Morgan will take his second run at hosting on October 17th.

For more, follow the jump.

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NBC Expands SNL App To Close 40th Season!

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NBC is expanding its Saturday Night Live app to close out the show’s fortieth season. The upgraded app expands to iPad and Android devices and includes hundreds of additional fan-requested sketches and new emojis.

The upgraded app comes as SNL’s final three shows of the season are about to debut – with Scarlett Johannson hosting on May 2nd, Reese Witherspoon hosting on May 9th and Louis CK hosting the season finale on May 16th.

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