Saturday Night Live (1975– )
3 Oct. 2015Miley Cyrus
Miley Cyrus serves as host and musical guest for the season 41 premiere. Sketches include Donald and Melania Trump Cold Open, Miley Cyrus Monologue, Abilify for Candidates, 50's Dance, Hillary Clinton Bar Talk, Weekend Update: Pope Francis, Weekend Update: Pete Davidson's Trumpdate, Weekend Update: Leslie Jones on Texting Etiquette, Millennials, Katz' Deli, The Squad, American Voices, and Miley Wedding Tape.
10 Oct. 2015Amy Schumer/The Weeknd
Amy Schumer makes her hosting debut alongside The Weeknd, who serves as musical guest for the first time. Sketches include Fox & Friends: Speaker of the House Cold Open, Amy Schumer Monologue, Delta Flight, Porn Teacher, Guns, Weekend Update: Colin Jost and Michael Che Talk Gun Control, Weekend Update: Solomon, Weekend Update Presents The Weeknd Update, Weekend Update: Mrs. Santini on Overcrowded Apartments, Ford's Theatre, Hands-free Selfie-Stick, City Council Meeting, and Baby Shower.
17 Oct. 2015Tracy Morgan/Demi Lovato
Tracy Morgan returns to SNL for his second hosting stint while Demi Lovato makes her first appearance as musical guest. Sketches include Democratic Debate Cold Open, Tracy Morgan Monologue, Family Feud-Extended Family, Brian Fellow's Safari Planet: A Beaver and a Camel, Mitchell's Fake Cocaine, Weekend Update: Colin Jost and Michael Che on Presidential Candidates, Weekend Update: Tina Fey on Playboy, Weekend Update: Willie on Halloween, Good Morning Song, Standoff, Yo! Where Jackie Chan at Right Now?, and Astronaut Jones: The Martian.
7 Nov. 2015Donald Trump/Sia
Donald Trump hosts for the second time alongside musical guest Sia, also making her second appearance. Sketches include MSNBC Forum Cold Open, Donald Trump Monologue, White House 2018, Bad Girls, Live Tweeting, Hotline Bling Parody, Weekend Update: Leslie Jones on Gender Roles, Weekend Update: Drunk Uncle on Donald Trump, Rock Band, Crocker Family Dinner, Toots Intro, and Porn Stars: Donald Trump.
14 Nov. 2015Elizabeth Banks/Disclosure
Elizabeth Banks makes her SNL hosting debut alongside musical guest Disclosure, who performs with special guests Lorde and Sam Smith. Sketches include SNL Paris Opening, Elizabeth Banks Monologue, Aron's List, Black Jeopardy with Elizabeth Banks, First Got Horny 2 U, High School Theatre Show with Elizabeth Banks, Weekend Update: Pete Davidson on Transgender Rights, Weekend Update: Bruce Chandling on Women, Weekend Update: Olya Povlatsky on Russia's Track Team, Young Ben Carson, Walk-On Role, Uber for Jen, and So Ghetto.
21 Nov. 2015Matthew McConaughey/Adele
Matthew McConaughey hosts SNL for the first time in a decade alongside musical guest Adele, who makes her second appearance on the show. Sketches include Fox & Friends: Syrian Refugee Crisis Cold Open, Matthew McConaughey Monologue, A Thanksgiving Miracle, Blues Shack, 3D Printer Man, Star Wars Auditions, Weekend Update: Colin Jost and Michael Che on the Syrian Refugee Crisis, Weekend Update: Laura Parsons, Weekend Update: Colin Jost and Michael Che Exchange Jokes, Weekend Update: David Ortiz on Retirement, Should You Chime In on This?, Right Side of the Bed with ...
5 Dec. 2015Ryan Gosling/Leon Bridges
Ryan Gosling makes his hosting debut alongside first-time musical guest Leon Bridges. Sketches include Donald and Melania Trump Christmas Cold Open, Ryan Gosling Canada Monologue, Settl, Close Encounter, Santa Baby, Birthday Party, Weekend Update: Jill Davenport, Weekend Update: Anthony Crispino and Angelo Skaggs, Hometown Bar, Nespresso, The Wiz, and Santa & the Elves.
12 Dec. 2015Chris Hemsworth/Chance The Rapper
Chris Hemsworth hosts for the second time while Chance The Rapper makes his musical guest debut. Sketches include Bush Cold Open, Chris Hemsworth Returns Monologue, Star Wars Toy Commercial, On the Record, Time to Bleed, Brother 2 Brother: Wrestling Meet, Christmas Sing Along, Weekend Update: Michael Che and Colin Jost on Donald Trump, Weekend Update: Angela Merkel on TIME Person of the Year, Weekend Update: Leslie Jones on Breaking Bad, Brunch, Pirate Ship, Male Strippers, and Aron's List.
19 Dec. 2015Tina Fey & Amy Poehler/Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler host SNL alongside musical guest Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band. Sketches include GOP Debate Cold Open, Tina Fey & Amy Poehler Christmas Mash-up Monologue, A Hillary Christmas, Meet Your Second Wife, Hoverboards, Movie Set with Tina Fey & Amy Poehler, Weekend Update: Deenie, Weekend Update: Tina Fey & Amy Poehler Return, Special Offer, Tina & Amy's Dope Squad, Bronx Beat 2015,
16 Jan. 2016Adam Driver/Chris Stapleton
Adam Driver makes his SNL hosting debut alongside first-time musical guest Chris Stapleton. Sketches include Republican Debate Cold Open, Adam Driver Monologue, NFL Playoff Game, Undercover Boss: Starkiller Base, Aladdin, America's Funniest Cats, Weekend Update: Pete Davidson on Guns, Weekend Update: Laura Parsons on El Chapo, Awareness Seminar, Fred Armisen Remembers David Bowie, Golden Globes, and Porn Doctor.
23 Jan. 2016Ronda Rousey/Selena Gomez
Ronda Rousey hosts for the first time alongside musical guest Selena Gomez. Sketches include Palin Endorsement Cold Open, Ronda Rousey Monologue, Screen Guild Awards, Love Struck, Bland Man, Weekend Update: Leslie Jones on The Revenant, Weekend Update: Willie on Winter, Teacher's Trial with Ronda Rousey, Super Crew, At the Club, City Council with Ronda Rousey, Football Party, and Settl.
6 Feb. 2016Larry David/The 1975
Larry David makes his hosting debut alongside first-time musical guest The 1975. Sketches include Message from Ted Cruz Cold Open, Larry David Monologue, FBI Simulator, Bern Your Enthusiasm, Steam Ship, Totinos, Weekend Update: Sturdy Barbie, Weekend Update: Jon Rudnitsky, Weekend Update: Derek Zoolander & Hansel, Songwriting Class, Peyton & Cam, and Last Call with Larry David.
13 Feb. 2016Melissa McCarthy/Kanye West
Melissa McCarthy hosts alongside musical guest Kanye West. Sketches include Hillary Clinton Cold Open, Melissa McCarthy Five-Timers Monologue, The Day Beyoncé Turned Black, Test Screening, Movie Night, Weekend Update: Rachel from Friends, Weekend Update: Von Miller, Weekend Update: Leslie Jones on Her Perfect Man, Pick-Up Artist, Kyle vs. Kanye, Bus, and Whiskers R We with Melissa McCarthy.
5 Mar. 2016Jonah Hill/Future
Jonah Hill returns for his fourth hosting appearance alongside first-time musical guest Future. Sketches include CNN Election Center Cold Open, Jonah Hill Monologue with Future, Voters for Trump Ad, Fond Du Lac News, The Champ, School Auction, Weekend Update: Girl You Wish You Hadn't Started a Conversation With at a Party on the Presidential Primaries, Weekend Update: Vanessa Bayer and Flossie Dickey, Weekend Update: Jay Pharoah on Katt Williams and Kevin Hart's Feud, Murder Mystery, Inside SoCal: Newer One, and Silver Star Catering.
12 Mar. 2016Ariana Grande
Cold Open: Carson Endorsement of Trump, Kid's Choice Awards; Hillary Campaign Ad, This Is Not a Feminist Song; Shud, the 65% Blobfish Mermaid; Celebrity Family Feud; Maria counters the nuns singing "How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria."
2 Apr. 2016Peter Dinklage/Gwen Stefani
Peter Dinklage hosts SNL for the first time alongside musical guest Gwen Stefani. Sketches include At This Hour Cold Open, Peter Dinklage Monologue, Winnie the Pooh, Naked & Afraid: Celebrity Edition, Mafia Meeting, Trendy Restaurant, Game of Thrones Sneak Peek, Weekend Update: Pete Davidson on Hulk Hogan, Weekend Update: David Ortiz's Post-Retirement Plans, Undersea Hotel, Vacation Nightmares, and Corporate Magic Show.
9 Apr. 2016Russell Crowe/Margo Price
Russell Crowe hosts SNL with musical guest Margo Price. Sketches include Hillary Clinton Addresses Her Losing Streak Cold Open, Russell Crowe Monologue, Preparation H Ad, Politics Nation: Voter I.D. Disaster, Interactive Museum Exhibit, Match Finders, Weekend Update: Deenie on The People v. O.J., Weekend Update: Bruce Chandling on Sports, 100 Days in the Jungle, Pogie Pepperoni's, Shanice Goodwin, and Oprah.
16 Apr. 2016Julia Louis-Dreyfus/Nick Jonas
Julia Louis-Dreyfus hosts SNL for the third time with musical guest Nick Jonas. Sketches include Brooklyn Democratic Debate Cold Open, Julia Louis-Dreyfus 2016 Monologue, Heroin AM, Huge Jewelry, Pool Boy, Cinema Classics with Julia Louis-Dreyfus, New Mercedes, Weekend Update: Charles Barkley and Shaquille O'Neal on Kobe Bryant's Retirement, Weekend Update: Animal Annie, Weekend Update: One-Dimensional Female Character on Screen Time, Who Works Here?, Match.com Event, and God Is a Boob Man.
7 May 2016Brie Larson/Alicia Keys
It's the Mother's Day episode and Oscar winner Brie Larson makes her hosting debut. Alicia Keys returns as the musical guest. A special appearance is made by Dana Carvey who reprises his Church Lady character.
14 May 2016Drake
Drake serves as host for the second time and musical guest. Sketches include Donald Trump/Chris Christie Cold Open, Drake More Than a Meme Monologue, Rental Car, American Ninja Warrior, Dennis Walls & The Cookies, Office Boss with Drake, Weekend Update: Olya Povlatsky on Donald Trump, Weekend Update: Leslie Jones on Following Your Dreams, Weekend Update: Jay Pharoah on Rappers Meeting, Black Jeopardy with Drake, Drake's Beef, and Chaperone.
21 May 2016Fred Armisen/Courtney Barnett
Fred Armisen hosts with musical guest Courtney Barnett. Sketches include Hillary & Bernie Cold Open, Fred Armisen One Man Show Monologue, Expedition, SNL Digital Short: Finest Girl, New Girlfriend, Farewell Mr. Bunting, Weekend Update: Dilma Rousseff on Her Impeachment, Weekend Update: Willie on Summer, Escape Pod, High School Theatre Show with Fred Armisen, and The Harkin Brothers.