“Saturday Night Live” premiered its forty seventh season this previous weekend to low scores.

Even with fan-favorite comedic actor Owen Wilson because the host and Grammy-winning nation star Kacey Musgraves because the musical visitor, the sketch-comedy present struggled. 

According to Nielsen’s earliest accessible information per The Wrap, “SNL” had a 3.5 family score Live + Same Day score (in solely 44 metered native markets) and was down 35% from its Season 46 debut. Finals numbers are nonetheless processing.

Season 47 premiere additionally noticed adjustments in its solid. Longtime solid member Beck Bennett exited the present in addition to one-season solid member Lauren Holt as “SNL” confirmed three new individuals joined its comedy crew: Aristotle Athari, James Austin Johnson, and Sarah Sherman.


The Emmy-winning collection can also be hoping its upcoming host/music selections will attract viewers. 

Halsey is the musical visitor on Oct. 9, when Kim Kardashian West makes her debut as host. Rami Malek will host on Oct. 16, with Young Thug because the musician.

President Joe Biden (center played by James Austin Johnson) during the cold open on "SNL."

President Joe Biden (middle performed by James Austin Johnson) throughout the chilly open on “SNL.”

And Jason Sudeikis who was a solid member and author on “SNL” from 2003 to 2013, and can return to Studio 8H on Oct. 23 to host the present for the primary time. 

The actor simply received an Emmy for greatest actor for his starring position in “Ted Lasso.” The collection, which Sudeikis additionally co-created, additionally received the Emmy for greatest comedy.