Saturday’s (November 7) show will be hosted by Dave Chappelle, who also hosted a post-election episode of the show following the 2016 election.
— Saturday Night Live – SNL (@nbcsnl) November 4, 2020
During Chappelle’s 2016 post-election episode of SNL, he delivered an 11-minute monologue for which he later received an Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series.
Foo Fighters, meanwhile, recently started teasing their upcoming 10th album. The Dave Grohl-led band last released a full-length record with ‘Concrete And Gold’ in 2017, and confirmed back in February that they had finished recording its follow-up.
Fans have been posting on social media after discovering the band’s iconic ‘FF’ logo in various locations alongside an ‘X’, the Roman numeral for 10. It’s not clear yet whether Foo Fighters will be premiering new music from the album during the SNL performance.
Back in May, Dave Grohl compared Foo Fighters’ upcoming new album to David Bowie’s 1983 record ‘Let’s Dance’. “It’s filled with anthemic, huge, sing-along rock songs,” he explained.
While no clear winner was declared on election night (November 3), Biden has since earned the most votes of any presidential candidate in US election history, and is the bookmakers’ favourite to reach the White House.