According to popular comedian, ‘SNL” won’t be around ‘Much longer’


Saturday Night Live has survived many changes over its nearly five decades on television, but one popular standup comedian believes the mass cast exodus that happened this past summer could lead to its end. Gabriel Iglesias believes that the show may be in its last days. He believes that he will never be called by Lorne Michaels as a host.

“That show’s going to be over in a few weeks, trust me,” Iglesias told CinemaBlend While promoting his Netflix special. “SNL‘s not going to be around for much longer. And I don’t think I’m going to get that call. And I’m not trying to start a, ‘Hey let’s get Fluffy to host,’ because that’s more forced than anything. I’m OK with it, I’m going to be alright.”

He was a comedian, who sold out stadiums across the nation long before Iglesias. But he was also a performer in sketch comedy. He was an actor on Nickelodeon’sAll ThatKenan Thompson is the longest-tenured SNL castmember. Iglesias (46), admitted that he had always wished to be a part of the cast. SNL As a young comic.

“I did have fun on All That, which is basically the minor leagues for SNL,”CinemaBlend was told by Iglesias. “I did always want to get the opportunity to audition for SNL… I think that would have been something that I would have been into, but now I think that ship has sailed. But it was fun, it was cool to do it. I got other opportunities to do minor sketches here and there, but yeah, I would have been into it.”

Iglesias doesn’t think alone SNLIt is possible that the expiration date for Season 50 will soon be announced. Thompson revealed to Charlamagne that Season 50 would begin in July. “good number to stop at,” adding, “That’s an incredible package.”Thompson was responding to a Michaels-generated rumor. CBS MorningsIn December 2021, he stated that he will only continue the show until its 50th anniversary. “I have a feeling that would be a really good time to leave,”Michaels, who in 1975 created SNL, said.

Iglesias was not able to get on SNLHe is doing well. His Netflix special is now available. Gabriel Iglesias – Stadium Fluffy Live from Los AngelesThe filming of the movie,, took place at Dodgers Stadium. This historic show was recorded during the Netflix Is A Joke festival. Long Beach native was the first comedian to perform a solo act at the Los Angeles Dodgers home. The special was Released Tuesday.

SNL Season 48 began on October 1. The next episode of Season 48 will air on October 1. SNL Saturday at 11:30 p.m. stars ET on NBC, and available to stream on Peacock.

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