SNL Returns This Weekend with New Material, Produced Remotely

By Christine Zosche 

Live (maybe) from New York (maybe), it’s Saturday Night! (Adweek)

Saturday Night Live will be back with a special remote episode set to air April 11 at 11:30 p.m. ET/PT. (THR / Live Feed)

The episode will feature “Weekend Update,” the show’s news segment, as well as new “remotely produced” content from the cast, taped in advance, NBC said. Like most television shows, SNL has been on hiatus since March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (HuffPost)

NBC offered no details about a host or musical guest. (Variety)

SNL’s return comes on the heels of producer Hal Willner’s passing away after demonstrating symptoms in line with COVID-19. (Mashable)