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Like Saturday Night Live is preparing to enter the apparatus of elections in 2020, one thing is already certain: None of the SNL voices from season 45 left the show – or were fired – from the broadcast of its remotely produced pandemic episodes earlier this year. NBC announced today that the entire cast will return SNL when season 46 premieres on October 3; It is not yet known if new comedians have been added to the cast, which is already packed with 17 performers, including Weekend Update co-authors Colin Yost and Michael Che. NBC also confirmed earlier news that SNL will record from his usual home in Studio 8H at 30 Rock, but it is not yet clear whether the live broadcasts will include some, if any, audience, given the COVID-19 precautions. Meanwhile, congratulations on the long time on the screen SNL cast – and additional congratulations to Ego Nvodim for the promotion.