Saturday Night Live kicks off its 47th season on Saturday, October 2. Owen Wilson will host with musical guest, Kacey Musgraves. This article covers how you can watch SNL live as it airs every Saturday at 11:30 pm on NBC. I will also explain how you can watch episodes of SNL on-demand.
- When Does SNL Air: Saturdays at 11:30 pm
- Network: NBC
- Best Way To Watch SNL Live: Hulu + Live TV (Free Trial), YouTube TV (Free Trial)
- Best Way To Watch This Season On-Demand: Current Episodes are available on-demand the next day on Hulu’s streaming Library (30-day Free Trial) and on Peacock Premium (sign upl).
Stream SNL Live Online
Hulu Live TV
Hulu not only offers its on-demand service but live-streaming as well. Like other services, they offer your live local NBC channel in nearly all markets along with cable TV and broadcast networks. To see if live NBC is available in your area, you can use this tool: Hulu Live TV Channels by Zipcode. For more information, see our review of Hulu Live TV. They offer a 1-week free trial.
Hulu also has over 20 seasons of SNL available on-demand. Currently, they offer 1-5 and then 30-46.
Your Best place to watch old episodes of SNL is on NBC’s Peacock Streaming service. The service streams all 46 seasons past seasons of SNL and you can watch new episodes from season 47 live and on-demand once they air on NBC. Read more on Peacock in our guide to streaming on Peacock.
Google’s live streaming service, YouTube TV, is another great option to watch SNL live. YouTubeTV offers live NBC with its streaming service in nearly ALL markets in the US. Be sure to check out our review of YouTube TV for more information. You can sign up for their free trial.
The Following Streaming services also offer NBC in many parts of the country.
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