Nate Bargatze will host "SNL" for the first time on Oct. 28. The Grammy Award-nominated comedian is performing stand-up nationwide on his "Be Funny" tour. Foo Fighters will take the stage as musical guest for the ninth time. The Grammy-winning band is currently touring in support of its 11th album, "But Here We Are".
Since 1975, SNL has launched the careers of many of the brightest comedy performers of a 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 fifty years.
Saturday Night Live 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.
Saturday Night Live - Nate Bargatze / Foo Fighters Synopsis and Schedule