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Is Saturday Night Live a New Episode Tonight, March 23?

Here's the details on Saturday Night Live's March 23 episode, and who'll host next week. 

By Samantha Vincenty

Is there a new Saturday Night Live airing this weekend, and who's the Host next week? Get the details on SNL's March 23 episode below. 

How to Watch

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

As we barrel toward the season finale of Saturday Night Live this spring, 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.

On April 13, The Fall Guy star Ryan Gosling 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 23

No, SNL is not a new episode this Saturday. The show is still on a brief hiatus this week.

As such, NBC will re-air a previous SNL episode on March 23. 

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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