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Is Saturday Night Live New Tonight, February 17?

Here's what to know about who's hosting the February 17 episode of Saturday Night Live—and who's hosting next week. 

By Samantha Vincenty

Who is hosting Saturday Night Live this weekend, and is it a new episode? Check out everything to know below.

How to Watch

Watch Saturday Night Live Saturdays at 11:30/10:30c on NBC and next day on Peacock.  

We're more than halfway through the 49th season of Saturday Night Live. And 2024's already off to a very strong start. 

Saltburn actor Jacob Elordi hosted the first SNL of 2024 with musical guest Reneé RappMadame Web star Dakota Johnson mixed it up with musical guest Justin Timberlake the following week. And The Bear and BOTTOMS star Ayo Edibiri absolutely crushed it during her February 3 debut

So what's on deck this week? Below, all of the info on who's hosting this week's SNL, and whether it's a repeat. 

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Is Saturday Night Live new tonightSNL February 17


The February 17 SNL will be a repeat, as the show is on a brief hiatus.

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When will SNL be back with a new episode? 

The show will return on February 24. 

Who's the next Saturday Night Live host?

A split of comedian Shane Gillis and rapper 21 Savage

Shane Gillis will host the February 24 SNL with musical guest 21 Savage. 

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Stand-up comedian Gillis has two specials, including his  Gillis is also repeat guest on podcasts The Joe Rogan Experience, Barstool Sports' KFC Radio, and Sirius XM's The Bonfire. Gillis hosts his own podcast, Matt and Shane's Secret Podcast, with comedian Matt McCusker, and has also appeared on Pete Davidson's Bupkis.

How do I get tickets to Saturday Night Live

SNL's ticket lottery is held annually in August. Want to witness the action in person? Learn how to enter the lottery for a chance to snag SNL tickets for Season 50 here

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Where can I watch old episodes of Saturday Night Live? 

You can stream sketches from all 49 seasons of SNL on Peacock

You'll find a wealth of classic clips, mini documentaries that go behind the making of a sketch, and compilation videos galore over at Saturday Night Live's YouTube channel.

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