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Is Saturday Night Live New Tonight, March 16?

Here's the lowdown on Saturday Night Live's March 16 episode's Host and musical guest. 

By Samantha Vincenty

Who is hosting Saturday Night Live this weekend, and is it a new episode? Check out what  to know about this week's show below.

How to Watch

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

As we head toward the finale of Saturday Night Live's 49th season, the show has announced three exciting Hosts for a consecutive run of brand-new episodes. On April 6, former cast member Kristen Wiig will return to 30 Rock to host SNL for her *fifth* time.

Wiig is followed by The Fall Guy star Ryan Gosling, who is set to host weeks after the 2024 Academy Award nominee dazzled with a live performance of "I'm Just Ken." It'll be Gosling's third time hosting, having previously starred in memorable sketches such as the alien abduction-themed "Close Encounter" with Kate McKinnon

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2024 has started out strong with Hosts Ayo EdebiriSydney Sweeney, and more. After Josh Brolin's highly-rated March 9 episode with musical guest (and sketch co-star) Ariana Grande, you might be wondering what Saturday Night Live has planned for this weekend.

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

Is Saturday Night Live new tonightSNL March 16

No, SNL isn't new this Saturday.

NBC will broadcast a re-aired SNL episode on March 16. 

A split of Ramy Youssef and Travis Scott

Who's the next Saturday Night Live host?

Ramy Youssef.

Youssef is an Emmy-nominated actor and director who co-starred in 2023's in Poor Things with Emma Stone.

In addition to directing a Season 2 episode of The Bear, Youssef created and starred in three seasons of the series Ramy on Hulu, which also landed him one Golden Globe nomination and one win for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy. 

Yousseff's second HBO comedy special, Ramy Youssef: More Feelings, premieres on March 23, 2024. It is his first time hosting SNL.

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March 16's musical guest will be rapper Travis Scott.

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How do I get tickets to Saturday Night Live

SNL's ticket lottery is held annually in August. Want to see all the action live 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 every single episode of SNL—all 49 seasons—on Peacock!

You'll also 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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