For the first time since the pandemic, Saturday Night Live will take place in-person for the 46th season’s premier (October 3rd) with Megan Thee Stallion as the musical guest and Chris Rock as host.

The timing couldn’t be more perfect for Megan who recently graced TIME magazine’s list of 100 most influential people. Her latest Suga project was released in March, followed by her Cardi B collaboration “WAP” in August which, at the time, produced the biggest-ever streaming week at the time, a record previously held by Ariana Grande.

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Season 46. October 3.

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The show’s announcement coincides with all 45 seasons of SNL available on-demand via NBCUniversal’s streaming platform, Peacock, as of October 1st and the news comes two weeks after NBCUniversal and Roku inked a deal allowing Roku users to access Peacock from their devices.

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