NBC Teases “Saturday Night Live” Premiere; Margot Robbie, The Weeknd Headline

Weeknd Margot Kenan [SNL]

NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” opens its forty-second season this coming Saturday.

In advance of the broadcast, NBC released a new teaser/commercial featuring host Margot Robbie, musical guest The Weeknd, and repertory player Kenan Thompson.

Called “Margot Robbie Is Hosting SNL Alongside An Imposter Of The Weeknd,” the spot addresses The Weeknd’s recent hairstyle change.

The new commercial follows an earlier teaser featuring Margot Robbie and Emmy-winning repertory player Kate McKinnon.

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