Because of the 2007—08 Writers Guild of America strike, there were only 12 episodes produced in this season instead of the usual 20, making this the shortest season in the series run and beating out both the sixth season and the thirteenth season, which had thirteen episodes. . Kid Rock has yet to return to the show as musical guest the last time he appeared was on the season 25 finale hosted by. Additionally, Eli and , Manning's other brother, appear during the goodnights, wheeling out a cake to celebrate the fact that Peyton Manning was hosting the show on his thirty-first birthday. Halsey will join Rockwell, who is also marking her debut as musical guest. This was the second time Parnell had been fired from the show due to budget cuts, the first being after the ended.
Winehouse never appeared as a musical guest, due to her death in 2011. Each episode of Saturday Night Live, typically hosted by a celebrity or person of cultural importance, also showcases a featured musical guest. Debuting at 1 in the U. Additionally, and appear in the. This special also featured Myers' personal favorite sketches that he performed with and. Additionally, West appears in the sketch. Casey Wilson, an actress and writer who frequently performs at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, was hired in January 2008 to fill the void, but due to the strike, did not appear on the show until they returned on February 23, 2008.
Featured sketches include a Halloween Party with the Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton Amy Poehler , John Edwards Will Forte , Joe Biden Jason Sudeikis and Senator Barak Obama; Brian's monologue explaining what made him decide to host the show; Maybelline Men Makeup for men Fred Armisen ; Bronx Beat, the ladies Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph welcome a guest Brian Williams to talk about fire safety; A Publishers Clearing House representative Kristen Wiig arrives on the doorstep to tell a lucky person he's won 15 million dollars; A Digital Short that shows us a day in the life of Brian Williams; Weekend Update Seth Meyers and Amy Poehler featuring Barbara Birmingham Kenan Thompson addressing her concerns for Halloween costumes being worn by today's youth and studio executive Roger A. Each episode is made up of gags, gigs, and gaffs produced by some of television's most recognizable personalities. Bachleratt and Jackie Snad Will Forte, Kristen Wiig ; and a face-to-face meeting to two people who met online. Capturing the pop-culture zeitgeist, sketches and segments include satirical news and digital shorts and often go viral the very next day. Check out these selected sketches and segments from each of this season's episodes, so you can make every night a Saturday Night. Accompanying Gosling on the season premiere will be Grammy Award-winning icon Jay-Z, who will be making his fourth appearance as musical guest. November 17, 2007 Jonah Hill ended up hosting in March 2008, with musical guest originally, it was , but she cancelled due to the flu.
On November 5, 2007, after the episode hosted by , the went. These changes also resulted in the smallest cast in recent memory, comprising just 11 people. The Foo's current world tour continues to sell out stadiums and arenas through 2018. The short won a for Outstanding Music and Lyrics. Live from New York, celebrity hosts join an ensemble cast to perform comedy on Saturday nights.
Live from New York, it's. This season was the final one of , and the first for , who joined after the strike ended. Pop artist Dua Lipa will join Portman as musical guest for the first time. A scheduled rerun of the episode hosted by was replaced with a rerun of the show's very first episode, which had Carlin as host and Janis Ian and Billy Preston as musical guests. This marks the first time a sitting network news anchor has hosted the show.
This season lasted during the 2007-2008 Writer's Guild of America Strike. December 1, 2007 Not announced Ben Affleck ended up hosting for the fourth time on the November 1, 2008 broadcast with musical guest. It is based on the logo seen during Dick Ebersol's tenure as showrunner between 1981 and 1985, but with a modern typeface. This logo would remain in use until the show's. With Fey's departure, became 's co-anchor on. December 8, 2007 Not announced Edie Falco has yet to host an episode of Saturday Night Live.
Air Date : 15th-Mar-2008 Live from New York, it's. On November 5, 2007, after the episode hosted by Brian Williams, the Writers Guild of America went on strike. January 19, 2008 It was tapped several months ago during the writer's strike. Darrell Hammond and Amy Poehler! Additionally, Bennett appears in The Tony Bennett Show sketch. The critically acclaimed artist's self-titled debut album continues to top the charts since its release in 2017.
Amy Winehouse would never get the chance to be a musical guest, host, or even cameo due to her death in 2011. A new logo was introduced this season. The Killers, without Reed, appeared on the Oct. Season 33 Premier: Last episode: Episodes: 12 anchor s : Season Chronology Previous Next began its thirty-third season on September 27, 2007 and ended it on May 18, 2008. Due to the budget cuts, this was the first time since the that the show did not have any featured players or hire any new cast members the budgets cuts also explains why the previous season only had 19 episodes instead of the usual 20. Jean Kenan Thompson and Senator Tim Calhoun Will Forte sharing his agenda; Penelope one-ups everybody again, this time in traffic school Kristen Wiig ; a commercial for Dr. Because it aired before the season ended, no sketches from subsequent episodes hosted by and were included in the special.