Teller, Gleeson, Megan Thee Stallion Host First ‘SNL’ Shows


Fresh off “Top Gun: Maverick,” actor Miles Teller will host the season 48 opening episode of “Saturday Night Live” on October 1.

Pulitzer Prize winner Kendrick Lamar will be the opening night musical guest, his third appearance on “SNL,” NBC said Tuesday.

It promises to be a transitional season for NBC’s comedy institution, which has seen the departure of eight cast members.

Actor Brendan Gleeson, star of the upcoming film “The Banshees of Inisherin,” will host the October 8 edition of the show. Willow makes her “SNL” debut as a musical guest.

Megan Thee Stallion wins a double feature on Oct. 15 as host and musical guest, NBC said Tuesday.

The soldiers of the show produced by Lorne Michaels this season minus cast members Pete Davidson, Kate McKinnon, Aidy Bryant, Christopher Redd, Alex Moffat, Kyle Mooney, Aristotle Athari and Melissa Villaseñor.

The show has named four new cast members as replacements.

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