The 43rd season of Saturday Night Live began on September 30, 2017.

Cast[edit | edit source]

Changes[edit | edit source]

During of the week of the Season 42 finale, it was announced that Vanessa Bayer, Bobby Moynihan, and Sasheer Zamata would be leaving the cast.[1][2]

Not Returning New

Repertory[edit | edit source]

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Featured[edit | edit source]

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Episodes[edit | edit source]

Episode
Number
Season
Number
Date Host(s) Musical Guest(s)
830 1 September 30, 2017 Ryan Gosling Jay-Z
831 2 October 7, 2017 Gal Gadot Sam Smith
832 3 October 14, 2017 Kumail Nanjiani P!nk
833 4 November 4, 2017 Larry David Miley Cyrus
834 5 November 11, 2017 Tiffany Haddish Taylor Swift
835 6 November 18, 2017 Chance The Rapper Eminem
836 7 December 2, 2017 Saoirse Ronan U2
837 8 December 9, 2017 James Franco SZA
838 9 December 16, 2017 Kevin Hart Foo Fighters
839 10 January 13, 2018 Sam Rockwell Halsey
840 11 January 20, 2018 Jessica Chastain Troye Sivan
841 12 January 27, 2018 Will Ferrell Chris Stapleton
842 13 February 3, 2018 Natalie Portman Dua Lipa
843 14 March 3, 2018 Charles Barkley Migos
844 15 March 10, 2018 Sterling K. Brown James Bay
845 16 March 17, 2018 Bill Hader Arcade Fire
846 17 April 7, 2018 Chadwick Boseman Cardi B
847 18 April 14, 2018 John Mulaney Jack White
848 19 May 5, 2018 Donald Glover Donald Glover
as Childish Gambino
849 20 May 12, 2018 Amy Schumer Kacey Musgraves
850 21 May 19, 2018 Tina Fey Nicki Minaj

References[edit | edit source]

Preceded by:
Season 42
Season 43
(2017 - 2018)
Followed by:
Season 44
Seasons
 
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