Tonight Saturday Night Live will be broadcast live internationally via YouTube to over 100 countries including Australia, Brazil, Canada, India, Mexico, New Zealand, Russia, South Africa and the United Kingdom -United.
The livestream is a first for the longtime sketch comedy review. SNL airs on NBC at 11:30 p.m. ET / 8:30 p.m. in the Pacific.
“’SNL’ is a global phenomenon and this livestream marks the first time audiences around the world will see the show simultaneously with the United States,” said Frances Berwick, president of entertainment networks, NBCUniversal Television and Streaming. “It’s incredibly exciting to create this global event with host Elon Musk and musical guest Miley Cyrus. We thank our international partners and YouTube for helping us achieve this. “
The controversial Musk is this week’s SNL guest host, where he will team up with musical guest Miley Cyrus. His appearance sparked a lot of chatter online, complaints from some members of the SNL cast, and accusations that he might be exaggerating his favorite cryptocurrency, Dogecoin, during the live broadcast.
Dogecoin, by the way, is up five percent today. Over the past seven days it has risen by over 85%, arguably fueled primarily by Musk speculators.