SNL Will Continue Airing Live in All Time Zones This Season After Winning 9 Emmys

It was one of NBCUniversal’s most-coveted shows in this year’s upfront

SNL was one of NBCUniversal's hottest upfront properties, and just won nine Emmys, more than any other program. Will Heath/NBC

When Saturday Night Live returns on Sept. 30, much will have changed in the world since it last aired in May—for starters, last season’s frequent comic targets Steve Bannon and Sean Spicer are no longer working in the White House. But one important thing will remain the same: the sketch comedy show will once again air live in all time zones, just as it did for last season’s final four episodes, NBC announced today.

@jasonlynch Jason Lynch is TV Editor at Adweek, overseeing trends, technology, personalities and programming across broadcast, cable and streaming video.