Pete Davidson Episode Canceled Amid Writers Strike
Pete Davidson’s upcoming episode of Saturday Night time Stay has been canceled because of the Writers Guild strike. In line with a press release from NBC, SNL will air repeats till additional discover.
Davidson introduced he was leaving the present final Could, after being a gradual solid member of the sequence for eight years. His now-canceled look as host coincided together with his new, Lorne Michaels-produced present Bupkis, which premieres on Peacock Could 4th.
Although Davidson was a solid member of SNL for eight seasons, he not too long ago mentioned he was nervous to host the present anyway. “That present is difficult!” he commented on The Tonight Present Starring Jimmy Fallon. It’s unclear whether or not Davidson’s episode will likely be rescheduled.
Together with SNL, a lot of different late-night exhibits together with The Tonight Present, Final Week Tonight with John Oliver, Late Night time with Seth Meyers, The Late Present with Stephen Colbert, and Jimmy Kimmel Stay! are going darkish because of the writers strike
Editor’s Observe: Take a look at our explainer on the WGA strike.