The present should go on…however with some modifications.
Hours earlier than airing a brand new episode, Saturday Night Live introduced that its ultimate present of the 12 months would look slightly totally different than earlier ones because of coronavirus issues.
“Because of the latest spike within the Omicron variant and out of an abundance of warning, there will likely be no reside viewers for tonight’s taping of ‘Saturday Night time Dwell and the present may have restricted forged and crew,” a statement read on Twitter and Instagram on Dec. 18. “The present continues to comply with authorities security tips along with a rigorous testing protocol.”
Shortly after the long-running NBC sketch comedy sequence shared the replace, musical guest Charli XCX introduced that she was now not performing.
“Because of the restricted crew at tonight’s at tonights taping of snl my musical performances will now not have the ability to go forward,” she revealed on social media. “i’m devastated and heartbroken.”