Saturday Evening Are living returned from its holiday hiatus with a bang.
The episode hosted by actor Sam Rockwell — who appropriate won the Golden Globe for his performance in Three Billboards Outdoors Ebbing Missoouri — got off to star studded launch with Invoice Murray popping up as Steve Bannon in a spoof of Morning Joe.
Within the chilly launch, Joe Scarborough (Alex Moffat) and Mika Brzezinski (Kate McKinnon) discuss the week’s headlines (and present some sexual stress) sooner than turning to interview creator Michael Wolff (Fred Armisen) about his recent e book Hearth and Fury: Within the Trump White Rental. When requested if there modified into something he didn’t consist of in the sensational present-all, Wolff talked about “child races,” where the president would space a bowl of gold fish crackers as a reward and possess “babies of assorted ethnicities” journey for them, having a wager a “thousand bucks on the black one.”
Then Invoice Murray made a surprise cameo as ancient White Rental chief strategist Steve Bannon. Peeling lend a hand SNL‘s traditional Grim Reaper hood to discover his unusual rep, Murray/Bannon talked about himself a bunch in the 1/three person and protested that “no person gets the Bannon fired, no person.” He went on to half that he’s “working on an online sequence for Crackle” and coming out with a line of barn jackets and a skin care line for the spring.
As if that wasn’t adequate, Leslie Jones popped up next as Oprah Winfrey to talk about her presidential campaign. “I’m a celeb so I’m certified,” stated Jones as Winfrey sooner than adding that there’s handiest one job on this planet more extremely superb than president and that’s being Oprah.
This put up can be updated when the beefy sketch is available. Care for tuned to EW.com for more SNL coverage, alongside side our beefy recap of Rockwell’s episode.