'Saturday Night Live' will air remotely produced content this weekend

'Saturday Night Live' will air remotely produced content this weekend

"Saturday Night Live" will return this week with a show featuring remotely produced content by writers and cast members.

NBC News reported that the show will include a number of sketches as well as the normal "Weekend Update" segment, though it was reportedly unclear if any elements will be live.

It was also unclear from NBC's report whether the show would feature a guest host as usual or rely instead wholly on cast members and writers for talent.


The show announced a suspension of production of live shows in March due to the coronavirus outbreak, which has forced New York and other cities to shutter nonessential businesses and temporarily ban public gatherings. The show usually features a live audience.

In recent years the show has been known for impressions of President TrumpDonald John TrumpJustice says it will recommend Trump veto FISA bill Fauci: Nominating conventions may be able to go on as planned Poll: Biden leads Trump by 11 points nationally MORE featuring guest host Alec Baldwin, who has taken up the role on numerous occasions for the show.

Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenPress: Susan Rice would be ready to step in as POTUS Pentagon charts its own course on COVID-19, risking Trump's ire Warren to host high-dollar fundraiser for Biden MORE (D-Mass.), fresh off her 2020 bid for the Democratic nomination, also appeared on the last episode before the show went on hiatus, where she appeared alongside cast member Kate McKinnon's impression of the senator.