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'Saturday Night Live' Sets Premiere Date for Season 47, Cast Members Still Unconfirmed

'Saturday Night Live' Sets Premiere Date for Season 47, Cast Members Still Unconfirmed

Saturday Night Live is plotting its return.

The long-running late night NBC comedy series will debut in October for Season 47, producers confirmed Friday (September 10).

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The show’s 47th season will arrive on October 2, and will kick off a consecutive run of shows with hosts and musical guests to be unveiled shortly, via Deadline.

Exec Lorne Michaels is also “still in talks with key cast members over who will return and who won’t,” according to the report.

The hope is that contracts will be signed before the premiere but “there is a possibility that not all will be completely resolved,” Deadline adds.

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