Media Release: Friday September 27, 2019
Saturday Night Live
New season premieres with actor Woody Harrelson and singing sensation Billie Eilish
Stream from Saturday October 5 exclusive to Foxtel
The iconic comedy series Saturday Night Live is back for another star-studded season and will be available to stream on Foxtel and screen on The Comedy Channel from Saturday October 5 at 8:30pm AEST.
The 45th season will once again be filmed at Studio 8H in New York City with American actor Woody Harrelson to open the show for his fourth appearance as host. Harrelson will be joined by chart-topping, singer-songwriter Billie Eilish, marking her first appearance on the much-loved show.
Other big names to appear on the new season include Emmy award-winner and Fleabag actor Phoebe Waller-Bridge who makes her SNL hosting debut on episode two airing on October 12. Joining her is global superstar and 10-time Grammy Award winner Taylor Swift for her third appearance as musical guest and will perform songs off her record-breaking and critical acclaimed new album, Lover.
Episode three airing on October 19 sees award-winning actor David Harbour host the show for the first time, alongside Grammy Award-nominated, multi-platinum selling singer Camila Cabello who will also make her SNL music guest debut.
Season 45 will also feature Kristen Stewart, hosting for the second time, and former SNL cast member Eddie Murphy closing out 2019 with his first appearance as host since 1984.
Saturday Night Live is produced in association with Broadway Video. The creator and executive producer is Lorne Michaels.
Saturday Night Live will stream on Foxtel and screen on The Comedy Channel from Saturday October 5 at 8:30pm AEST.