It’s a repeat, it’s a rerun, it’s Regina King internet hosting tonight’s Saturday Evening Reside replay!
As we look forward to SNL‘s forty seventh new season to start this fall, we get to maintain ourselves entertained with reruns from Saturday Evening Reside‘s forty sixth season. There’s not a lot to report concerning the new season for the time being. NBC hasn’t introduced who’s staying and who’s going from the forged, nor have we heard which new, younger comedy voices have been added to the SNL writers’ room.
The one information we’ve heard from SNL this week is that one of many Weekend Replace anchors received Black Widow from “The Avengers” pregnant. And in different non-comedy SNL information, based on Page Six, forged member Pete Davidson went public along with his newest gal pal, Phoebe Dynevor, from the Netflix steamy, interval drama “Bridgerton.” The 2 began seeing one another not lengthy after Phoebe’s “Bridgerton” co-star, Regé-Jean Web page, hosted Saturday Evening Reside this previous season. Pete by no means has to look too far to seek out love.
So with all these romantic happenings at SNL, the community has chosen the proper rerun from final season to air tonight. It was final season’s Valentine’s Day episode of Saturday Evening Reside which initially aired on Saturday, February 13, 2021. It’s hosted by Academy Award winner Regina King who was selling her movie directorial debut “One Evening in Miami” which earned 3 Oscar nominations and a Golden Globe nomination for Regina for steering.
This present befell a couple of month after Donald Trump left the White Home. And although, Trump wasn’t round, Saturday Evening Reside nonetheless couldn’t assist lampooning Conservatives and Republicans. The SNL – Chilly Open on tonight’s repeat begins with a parody of the Fox Information program “Tucker Carlson Tonight” with forged member Alex Moffat taking part in the ever-confused trying Tucker.
It takes place proper after Trump’s second impeachment acquittal with forged members Mikey Day and Pete Davidson as 45’s authorized crew and forged members Kate McKinnon and Aidy Bryant as Senators Lindsey Graham and Ted Cruz respectively. The chilly opener isn’t actual large on laughs, so when you’re late turning on tonight’s rerun, you’re not lacking a lot.
Regina King confesses in her SNL monologue that she’s affected by some nerves. She explains among the recommendation she received from EP Lorne Michaels which can have been recommendation; it simply wasn’t good recommendation. Fortuitously, the Grand Poobah of the SNL forged, Kenan Thompson arrives to behave as hype-man and assist information Regina King by way of her first SNL monologue.
The very best sketch of the night time is one which was impressed by the information headlines of the day. After a yr of unhealthy information relating to the pandemic together with the U.S. Capitol being attacked within the title of a sociopath, you couldn’t blame the nation for being mesmerized by a Louisiana lady who used Gorilla Glue in her hair after she ran out of hairspray. You would possibly even say the nation was glued to this story. You would possibly, however you shouldn’t.
On this night’s Saturday Evening Reside replay, the sketch of the night time is the one aptly named “Gorilla Glue.” It’s a parody spot that includes host Regina King and Kenan Thompson as husband and spouse authorized crew, Latrice and Denzel Commode who run a legislation agency now taking instances for individuals who improperly used Gorilla Glue. Between Denzel and Latrice’s hair which is now “a tough sweet shell” and testimonials from forged members Ego Nwodim, Chris Redd, Cecily Robust and Punkie Johnson, this parody advert sketch is value a second watch tonight.
A sketch that is available in neck and neck with “Gorilla Glue” for sketch of the night time is the one referred to as “Birthday Presents.” Solid member Aidy Bryant performs the visitor of honor at a celebration the place all of the items are these tiny, picket indicators with so-called “intelligent” sayings which solely middle-aged white suburban mothers named “Karen” would discover humorous. The little picket indicators get an increasing number of merciless because the get together goes on. Huh? Possibly these indicators are humorous in spite of everything.
The remainder of the night time on this night’s Saturday Evening Reside rerun, you’ll see host Regina King because the contestant in a relationship present sketch the place she’s on the lookout for the corny, awkward white man of her cringy goals. She additionally performs “Fliona!”, the very demanding “Queen of Disco” in a sketch from 1978, Chicago. And later within the present, Regina additionally stars in a sketch about an experimental feminist theater ensemble that places on a present for highschool college students that can have them very confused about their elbows.
We get two SNL Shorts on tonight’s Saturday Evening Reside replay. The primary is a parody spot impressed by the Peloton train bike. It’s referred to as the “Pelo-Taunt” and it makes use of merciless detrimental reinforcement to inspire its riders. The opposite SNL Quick tonight is “The Negotiator.” Regina King performs a police negotiator who finds herself having to speak a gunman down, however sadly, she received into these gummies marked “proof.”
The lead story on Weekend Replace is Donald Trump beating the rap on his second impeachment expenses regardless of video proof of him instigating the assault on the Capitol Constructing again on January sixth. Anchorman Michael Che places it finest tonight when he says, “right here’s a bit Black historical past lesson for you. Simply because there’s video proof, doesn’t imply you’re going to get a conviction.”
Different tales that Michael Che and Colin Jost cowl with comedy tonight embrace Ted Cruz’s haircut, the Pope giving ladies historic promotions, a Marine base lacking explosives, nation star Morgan Wallen seeing his gross sales soar after he’s caught utilizing the n-word, Popeye’s new fish sandwich, “The Mandalorian” actor controversy, a 117 yr previous nun surviving Covid, Larry Flynt passing away, “Aunt Jemima” altering its title, and McDonald’s bringing again its orange drink.
Kate McKinnon visits Jost & Che on the Weekend Replace desk as Q’Anon member Stephanie Inexperienced. Her character is on the witchy aspect and is manner too curious when she asks a couple of secret cabal consuming youngsters. Featured participant Lauren Holt arrives on the desk as relationship knowledgeable Mackenzie Taylor-Pleasure who loves Valentine’s Day till she begins studying the texts from her boyfriend. Lastly, forged member Beck Bennett is on Weekend Replace tonight as Drunk Tom Brady who’s nonetheless celebrating the Tampa Bay Buccaneers successful Tremendous Bowl LV.
Talking of forged member Beck Bennett, you possibly can see him slightly below doing the promos for this repeat episode of Saturday Evening Reside with host Regina King and musical visitor Nathaniel Rateliff. The three of them talk about the positives of being in New York in chilly February. Subsequent, is romance stirring between Beck and Regina!? We’ll discover out as quickly as Beck will get off the cellphone along with his spouse.
Oscar winner Regina King hosts an encore presentation of Saturday Evening Reside tonight with musical visitor, CMT Award winner Nathaniel Rateliff. This night’s SNL repeat begins at 11:30pm et on NBC.