SNL Season 46 Premiere: The Crowd was Filled with First Responders
The SNL 46th season premiere crowd was filled with first responders.
Indeed, ladies and gentlemen! Saturday Night Live returned this last weekend, and what a premiere it had. The first episode of the 46th season was filled with some excellent guests.
Following the wrap up of "At Home" episodes featuring cast members performing remotely, the Saturday Night Live series returned to Studio 8H inside 30 Rockefeller Plaza.
The Live audience during the premiere of the show, however, something different than usual. The main portion of the crowd included the first responders, along with some from NBC variety shows.
The host of the show, Chris Rock, gave a special shoutout to the floor seated guests who were previously tested positive for the coronavirus during the opening monologue.
Watch: Chris Rock Stand-Up Monologue - SNL
During his segment, Chris joked,
"They're so good, we let people die tonight so they could see a good show."
First responders presence during the show made it one of the special premiere of the show. Fans were delighted by the return of SNL and them honoring the essential workers. Here's what some of the fans said.
One fan said,
"Awww love that the audience is first responders ❤️ SNL is back! Miss you NYC. 😘"
Another fan wrote,
"Beautiful show open for #snl! The audience is made up of first responders #NBC got it right!!"
The next fan wrote,
"So happy to see SNL back. Got to LMAO at the 🍊💩 being made fun in some hilarious skits. The weekend update & the office of changing names was hysterical. Thanks for filling the audience with first responders.😂🤣😷🌊"
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