Saturday Night Live “Lizzo” 4/16/22 Preview & Sketches
Tonight (Saturday April 16 2022), NBC broadcasts an episode of the series “Saturday Night Live” featuring Lizzo.
We’ve got the scoop on everything you need to know about tonight’s episode, including if it’s new, the time, cast, how to watch and all the episode details!
Saturday Night Live April 16 2022 Episode Summary
NBC broadcasts an episode of SNL featuring host Lizzo as the musical guest.
The repertory cast for this episode features: Aidy Bryant, Michael Che, Pete Davidson, Mikey Day, Chloe Fineman, Heidi Gardner, Colin Jost, Kate McKinnon, Alex Moffat, Kyle Mooney, Ego Nwodim, Chris Redd, Cecily Strong, Kenan Thompson, Melissa Villaseñor and Bowen Yang.
The featured cast for this episode features: Aristotle Athari, Andrew Dismukes, James Austin Johnson, Punie Johnson and Sarah Sherman.
Is Tonight’s Episode New or a Repeat?
Tonight’s episode of “Saturday Night Live” featuring Lizzo is new!
What Time is Tonight’s Episode On?
Tonight’s episode of “Saturday Night Live” will be broadcast on NBC at 11:30PM ET live coast to coast (8:30PM PT).
Saturday Night Live April 16 2022 Episode Sketches
Host and musical guest Lizzo talks about her love of swearing and her TED Talk on twerking before addressing rumors about herself.
Two music producers (Lizzo, Aidy Bryant) try to help the Black Eyed Peas (Kenan Thompson, Cecily Strong, Chris Redd, Bowen Yang) come up with lyrics for their songs.
Lizzo needs help writing two new songs for her SNL performance.
Musical guest Lizzo performs “About Damn Time” on Saturday Night Live.
Game show contestants (Lizzo, Chris Redd, Ego Nwodim) answer a series of trivia questions.
Mindlessly scrolling through TikTok is the perfect distraction from studying.
Musical guest Lizzo performs “Special” on Saturday Night Live.
Weekend Update anchors Colin Jost and Michael Che tackle the week’s biggest news, like JetBlue offering to buy Spirit Airlines.
A man’s (Andrew Dismukes) plan to cash in on his Beanie Babies collection falls through.
Colin Jost’s driver Cesar Perez stops by Weekend Update to make his comedy debut.
A twerking flautist (Lizzo) attempts to join a symphony orchestra.
Two party planners (Cecily Strong, Bowen Yang) organize a weekly debauched party for their god-king.
A man (Mikey Day) is surprised when he finds out his date’s (Lizzo) grandfather is Mr. Six (Sarah Sherman) from the Six Flags commercials.
The Easter Bunny (Bowen Yang) invites Dr. Fauci (Kate McKinnon), Marjorie Taylor Greene (Cecily Strong), Mayor Eric Adams (Chris Redd), Elon Musk (Mikey Day), Britney Spears (Chloe Fineman), Jared Leto (Kyle Mooney), and Donald Trump (James Austin Johnson) to share their Easter wishes.
In this Cut for Time sketch a singing duo (Chris Redd, Bowen Yang) sing a song about watching YouTube while eating dinner.
In this Cut for Time sketch Costco brings back the pop group, Glitter Revolution (Lizzo, Aidy Bryant, Bowen Yang), in an attempt to increase teen sales.
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Saturday Night Live Series Information
NBC’s Emmy Award-winning late-night comedy showcase, enters its 47th season for another year of laughs, surprises and great performances. Since its inception in 1975, “SNL” has launched the careers of many of the brightest comedy performers of their generation and, as The New York Times noted on the occasion of the show’s Emmy-winning 25th anniversary special in 1999: “In defiance of both time and show business convention, ‘SNL’ is still the most pervasive influence on the art of comedy in contemporary culture.” At the close of the century, “Saturday Night Live” placed seventh on Entertainment Weekly’s list of the Top 100 Entertainers of the past 50 years. Not including specials and digital series, the program has won 78 Emmy Awards, the most for any show in television history. “SNL” also holds the title for the most nominated television show in Emmy history with 285 nominations, not including specials and digital series. “SNL” has been honored twice, in 1990 and 2009, with the prestigious George Foster Peabody Award and cited as “truly a national institution.” “Saturday Night Live” was inducted into the Broadcasting Hall of Fame by the National Association of Broadcasters and the show continues to garner the highest ratings of any late-night television program, entertaining millions each week. “SNL” is making headlines and influencing the political dialogue while skewering it at the same time. Beyond politics, the show’s cast of recurring characters and take on pop culture targets remains spot-on. The addition of the show’s Emmy-winning SNL Digital Shorts continues to keep the show as current today as it was when it debuted. “Saturday Night Live,” which premiered Oct. 11, 1975, is broadcast live from NBC’s famed Studio 8H in New York City’s Rockefeller Center. The program is a production of Broadway Video in association with SNL Studios. Lorne Michaels is the executive producer.