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Is Saturday Night Live New Tonight, March 9?

Here's the details on Saturday Night Live's March 9 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 everything to know below.

How to Watch

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

It's hard to believe that there are less than 10 episodes left of Saturday Night Live's 49th season, which has brought so many funny, surprising, celebrity-cameo-filled moments. After a slightly shortened Season 48, the show returned on a surprisingly heartfelt note, with Pete Davidson's cold open commentary on the Israel-Hamas war, the loss of his father on 9/11, and the power of laughter.

Subsequent shows found Bad Bunny pulling double duty as Host and musical guest, and stand-up comedian Nate Bargatze became many viewers' new favorite SNL Host in a highly-rated October 28 episode. Four-time Oscar nominee Emma Stone became the youngest member of the Five Timers Club, while former cast member Kate McKinnon returned to 30 Rock to host the holiday episode. 

RELATED: Watch Josh Brolin's Saturday Night Live Monologue and Sketches from March 9

2024 has started out strong with Hosts Ayo Edebiri, Shane Gillis, and more. Following Sydney Sweeney's March 2 SNL debut, 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 9


SNL will broadcast a brand-new episode on March 9. 

RELATED: Watch Sydney Sweeney's SNL Sketches and Monologue Featuring Glen Powell

A split of Josh Brolin and Ariana Grande

Who's the next Saturday Night Live host?

Josh Brolin.

Brolin currently appears in Denis Villeneuve's Dune: Part 2, reviving his role as Gurney Halleck. The Academy Award nominee has been acting onscreen since childhood in movies like Goonies, Milk (which earned him an Academy Awards nomination for Supporting Actor), Sicario, and True Grit. Brolin also famously played the villain Thanos across several Marvel films. 

It is Brolin's third time hosting Saturday Night Live. During a March 2024 visit to Late Night with Seth Meyers, Brolin recalled starring in the first of many "The Californians" sketches co-starring Bill Hader, Fred Armisen, and Kristen Wiig.

Josh Brolin on SNL's First-Ever The Californians Sketch, The Goonies' Longevity and Dune: Part Two

March 9's musical guest will be Ariana Grande

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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 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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