March 7, 2020
 Season 45 episode
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Episode 886
Season Episode 15
Host Daniel Craig
Musical Guest(s) The Weeknd
Song(s) performed by Musical Guest(s) "Blinding Lights"
"Scared To Live"
Previous Episode
February 29, 2020
Next Episode
April 11, 2020

The 886th episode of Saturday Night Live was hosted by Daniel Craig with musical guest The Weeknd. This was the last episode of season 45 to be produced in-studio. On March 28, production was supposed to resume with host John Krasinski and musical guest Dua Lipa. But, on March 16, the season shut down production due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and production resumed at the cast members' homes on April 11, 2020 (now titled "SNL at Home"), and concluded on May 9, 2020. The next episode to be produced in studio will be the season 46 premiere episode on October 3, 2020.

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Repertory[edit | edit source]

Featured[edit | edit source]

Cameos by Elizabeth Warren and Rachel Dratch, with an onscreen appearance by Darrell Hammond.

Sketches[edit | edit source]

 Cold Open   Sketch   Pre-recorded   Weekend Update   Music Performance   Other 

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Laura Ingraham   The Laura Ingraham Show with Laura Ingraham (Kate McKinnon), Jeanine Pirro (Cecily Strong), and Chris Matthews (onscreen appearance by Darrell Hammond). Ingraham also interviews Senator Elizabeth Warren (appearing as herself), and McKinnon did a quick costume change to appear as her Warren character.
Monologue by Daniel Craig   Craig throws to a scene from his upcoming Bond movie, a pretaped sketch with Chloe Fineman, Mikey Day, Heidi Gardner, Kate McKinnon, and Kenan Thompson.
Sands of Modesto
Sleeping on the Couch Tonight   The Weeknd, Kenan Thompson, Chris Redd, Ego Nwodim, Melissa Villasenor, and Heidi Gardner perform "Sleeping on the Couch Tonight." Also stars Daniel Craig.
Daytime Talk Show   An aging soul singer (Ego Nwodim) gets offended by a chef on a daytime talk show (Daniel Craig). With Aidy Bryant and Heidi Gardner. The sketch is a reference to a real-life occurrence with Patti LaBelle on the Tyra Banks Show.
Debbie Downer   Debbie Downer (cameo by Rachel Dratch) brings down a wedding. With Daniel Craig, Heidi Gardner, Alex Moffatt, Kenan Thompson, Melissa Villasenor, and Aidy Bryant.
The Weeknd performs  
Weekend Update with Colin Jost and Michael Che
Knives Out
Movie Quotes   During a game of movie quotes, a man (Craig) and a woman (Gardner) baffle the others participants with their difficult to identify "Deep Quotes". With Kate McKinnon, Kyle Mooney, Ego Nwodim, Chris Redd and Melissa Villasenor.
The Weeknd performs  
Overnight Salad   Aidy Bryant performs Overnight Salad. With Daniel Craig.
Goodbyes
Preceded by:
February 29, 2020
Saturday Night Live episode Followed by:
April 11, 2020
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