"Saturday Night Live" Returns Oct. 1

Margot Robbie will host this week's SNL premiere.
Posted at 11:07 AM, Oct 01, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-01 12:12:01-04

"Saturday Night Live" returns with all new shows this weekend.

They've already given a tease, with Alec Baldwin joining Kate McKinnon for the show's take on this week's presidential debate.

Donald Trump hosted the show last season in the early days of the presidential campaign, and Hillary Clinton made an appearance alongside her SNL alter ego as well.

The show, with a decades-long tradition of turning politics into punchlines, has another chance to put its spin on an election over the next several weeks.

"Both the Clinton campaign and the Trump campaign are definitely going to be watching on Saturday night to see how their candidate's portrayed. They may not have any say in how they come off, but they certainly care," notes Politico's Shane Goldmacher.Goldmacher.

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