Jim Carrey to play Joe Biden on SNL, new season begins October 3

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Together Joe Biden Running for US President, NBC’s live sketch-comedy series Shanivari Night Live A celebrity is needed to play him. Actor-comedian Jim carry Got the role, Saturday Night Live announced on Wednesday.

SNL producer Lorne Michaels told Vulture, “There was some interest on their part and then we responded clearly, positively.” “But it came down to a discussion about what it was. That would give energy and strength to the part, and hopefully, it’s ridiculous.”

Previous celebrities to play the role of former Vice President include Jason Sudeikis, Kevin Neilon, John Mullen, and most recently actor Woody Harrelson.

SNL will also debut the new season on October 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31 with five consecutive shows. This is the first time in the long history of the show, which will feature several back-to-back episodes.

“I made a quick decision … that we would do something we hadn’t done before, which was five consecutive shows,” Michaels said. “Because there are four debates and then it’s Halloween, and the weekend before the election. And sadly, if the election goes ahead, we’ll do six or seven shows in a row.”

The show also announced Three new comedians – Lauren Holt, Panky Johnson and Andrew Dismuk – have been added to the cast for the new season. Meet them here.

In line with the social distancing protocol, the show will also have a limited in-studio audience at the Rockefeller Center in New York City, and will “work closely with Governor Cuomo’s team.”

SNL premieres its new season on October 3 on NBC.