What up with that? Jason Sudeikis’ ebullient backup professional dancer, that
‘s what. NBC’s Saturday Night Live returned this weekend with its 2nd” At Home” edition of the pandemic, having actually first tried socially distanced sketch funny on April 11.
In one of the most ambitious remotely videotaped little bits thus far, Kenan Thompson reprised his function as Diondre Cole, host of the BET talk show “What Up With That?” However instead of simply go it alone, Diondre was joined by all the common suspects, including Sudeikis’ tracksuit-wearing dancer, Fred Armisen’s saxophonist, and backup vocalists Ego Nwodim an Melissa Villasenor– each of whom showed up in their own window without missing a beat.
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It’s been more than eight years because SNL‘s last “What Up With That” sketch, which broadcast on December 15, 2012 as well as featured talk program visitors Martin Short, Samuel L. Jackson and also Carrie Brownstein.
The inaugural SNL at Home balanced 6.7 million total customers and a 1.46 rating, positioning second for the season behind Eddie Murphy’s Dec. 21 holding turn (which attracted just reluctant of 10 mil together with a 2.5 score). That time about, recuperating COVID-19 patient Tom Hanks worked as surprise host, Alec Baldwin called right into Weekend Update as President Trump, and Bernie Sanders recorded from house a video as former governmental candidate Bernie Sanders.