Is Pete Davidson Hosting a New ‘Saturday Night Live’ This Week?

So shut. Pete Davidson was set to make his Saturday Night time Stay internet hosting debut on Saturday, Could 6, however his episode with musical visitor Lil Uzi Vert has been canceled.

SNL will air repeats till additional discover,” NBC introduced on Tuesday, Could 2, because the Writers Guild of America formally went on strike.

The work stoppage commenced earlier on Tuesday and began with New York Metropolis guild members picketing outdoors NBC’s Manhattan workplaces. Saturday Night time Stay is understood for an intense writing schedule, with sketches being written within the days main as much as their reside broadcast. Different reveals, akin to HBO’s Home of the Dragon, have scripts completed and plan to proceed filming (although with no author on set for last-minute adjustments, which is uncommon).

Pete Davidson Saturday Night Live Debut

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SNL veteran Aidy Bryant and present solid member Sarah Sherman have been each noticed on the picket line to point out their help.

Davidson, for his half, hinted that he knew the cancellation was coming. The WGA voted in April to authorize a strike if a deal couldn’t be reached with the Alliance of Movement Image and Tv Producers (AMPTP) by Monday, Could 1.

“It’s actually humorous, you recognize, Lorne [Michaels, executive producer] instructed me a pair months in the past [that I was hosting], however then, this week, as you recognize, the writers strike may occur. So I’ve been engaged on this for like two, three months, they usually’re like, ‘Yeah, we’ll know Monday if it’s taking place or not,’” the 29-year-old defined throughout his April 28 look on The Tonight Present Starring Jimmy Fallon.

Although Jimmy Fallon reminded Davidson {that a} strike was not assured, Davidson joked that it was positively taking place. “It sucks as a result of it simply feeds my bizarre story I’ve in my head, like, ‘After all that might occur to me. They didn’t need me. It’s all about me!’” the Bupkis star quipped.

The actor admitted he was “terrified” to host SNL regardless of being a solid member for eight seasons. He left in 2022, however Davidson stated being a bunch was method more durable than his weekly gig on the present.

“I’m terrified as a result of I simply went there to hang around,” the Staten Island native instructed Fallon. “There’s quite a lot of new guys and gals … that present is difficult! I had a bizarre little gig there as a result of I’d simply do my factor on occasion, and they’d let me do no matter. However I used to be like, ‘You guys work actually exhausting. It is a lot of labor.’ I used to be like, ‘I’m [going to] be in multiple sketch. That’s loopy.’”

The evening earlier than his episode was canceled, Davidson was seen at one other cultural establishment in New York Metropolis: the Met Gala. He wore Fendi to the large fundraiser — which was themed to the “Karl Lagerfeld: A Line of Magnificence” exhibit — and was later seen smiling whereas catching up with ex-girlfriend Kim Kardashian.