Following a rollercoaster ride of an election season — during which the episodes practically wrote themselves — Saturday Night Live (SNL) officially returned in 20201 on Jan. 30. John Krasinski kicked off the year as SNL's first guest host, while Machine Gun Kelly was the musical guest.
But will there be another new episode tonight, on May 15? Let's take a closer look at what fans can expect from the current season.
Is 'SNL' new tonight, May 15, 2021?
We have some great news to share for those who are diehard fans of sketch comedy series: SNL is new tonight, May 15, 2021! Which means you won't have to wait much longer for your next dose of Kate McKinnon, Kenan Thompson, Michael Che, Colin Jost, Bowen Yang, and the rest of the gang.
Keegan-Michael Key will be guest-hosting SNL on May 15 alongside Olivia Rodrigo as the musical guest. Both are SNL first-timers, and are sure to bring in a decent viewership.
Keegan-Michael has plenty of experience with sketch comedy, as he's written for and performed on Mad TV and Key and Peele. As for Olivia, Season 2 of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series recently premiered. Plus, her debut album "Sour" is dropped on May 21. (Not ot mention SNL did a skit earlier in 2021 that was basically an ode to her hit single "Drivers License."
The Zillow ad on 'SNL' was a fan-favorite sketch in 2021.
The Feb. 6, 2021 episode of SNL featured Dan Levy as the guest host — and it didn't disappoint.
"Are you bored? Looking for something to spice up your life?" a spoof ad for Zillow begins, showing various members of the SNL cast making sensual facial expressions and body movements.
"Ohhhh yeah. You used to want sex, but you're in your late 30s now," Bowen Yang adds.
"And sex isn't really doing it for me anymore," Dan Levy says, as other people chime in, "You need something new, something exciting."
"Real estate is your sex now, and our listings are standing by waiting for you to browse them," the Zillow spoof, which made plenty of middle-aged viewers feel personally attacked, continues. This is followed by even more sensual posing and "suggestive" one-liners:
"An updated colonial with mature landscaping? Ohhh!"
"Unleash your passions."
"I wanna flip that!"
"Satisfy your every fantasy."
Toward the end of the sketch, the Zillow ad implores, "So what are you waiting for? Pick up your phone now, open the app, and tell us what you really want."
Watch SNL on Saturdays at 11:30 p.m. EST on NBC.