Pedro Pascal hosts SNL with musical visitor Coldplay
The “Game of Thrones” actor made his internet hosting debut, whereas Coldplay made its seventh look on the present.
Actor Pedro Pascal made his internet hosting debut on “Saturday Night Live” final night time, selling his buzzy new present “The Last of Us” and his return to the brand new season of the Star Wars collection “The Mandalorian.” He’s additionally identified for his position as Oberyn Martell in HBO’s “Game of Thrones.”
Coldplay frontman Chris Martin not too long ago informed Toronto’s City News that they’re ending up their tenth studio album — the band made their seventh look at Studio 8H to play just a few previous hits.
Katy Tur (Chloe Fineman) is reporting on the not too long ago shot down Chinese balloon, joined by a Pentagon normal (Keenan Thompson) who walks her by the mission of capturing down the balloon after it someway gained entry to American airspace, getting previous the West Coast Anti Balloon Defense System, or the Seattle Space Needle.
Katy Tur then goes to the balloon floating within the ocean (Bowen Yang). He was simply flying over Montana as a result of he loves the present “Yellowstone,” and Tur factors out that the balloon is the scale of three buses. “Everyone’s being surveilled constantly,” complains Yang, “but it’s always ‘shoot the balloon’ and never ‘unplug Alexa.’”
Pedro Pascal offers a brief however candy monologue, concerning filming “The Mandalorian” behind a masks and “The Last of Us” within the freezing chilly Canadian Rockies, and shouting out a few of his previous “Law & Order” characters from early in his profession. He choked up when he references his dad and mom fleeing Chile to the States when he was an toddler, and he shouts out his 34 first cousins who stay in Chile and gained’t cease giving out his telephone quantity.
The Big Hollywood Quiz
It’s a sport present about Hollywood’s historical past, hosted by Bowen Yang. The contestants (Pascal, Ego Nwodim, Fineman) reply questions on previous reveals and flicks like “Mash” and “All About Eve,” however nobody appears to know something about present leisure traits. No one can identify the present most-watched present on the most-watched streaming platform (“Ginny and Georgia”) or the Apple TV dramas that Nicole Kidman or Samuel L. Jackson have starred on this previous 12 months.
HBO Mario Kart Trailer
HBO’s new hit, “The Last of Us,” was based mostly on a online game, so HBO is popping one other well-liked online game into an apocalyptic drama — “Mario Kart.” Pascal is Mario, transporting Princess Peach (Fineman) with the assistance of characters like Luigi (Mikey Day) and Yoshi (Bowen Yang). It’s impressively advanced for a pre-taped bit, and performs on not solely HBO dramas but in addition the upcoming “Super Mario” film starring Chris Pratt.
Pedro Pascal wakes up from a months-long coma and doesn’t bear in mind his spouse or sister. And he’s additionally talking with this “LA mush mouth thing,” says Keenan Thompson. Pascal retains eager to “put a pin” in issues, and he breaks a number of occasions — the viewers loves it.
What begins as a hen wing Super Bowl business rapidly escalates — Wing Pit can ship two dozen wings and two sauces to your door for $24.99, or they will ship in 3,000 wings in a contractor bag thrown straight by your window, plus a kiddie pool of ranch sauce.
The British rock band performed a few their hits: “The Astronaut” and a mashup of “Human Heart” and “Fix You.”
During Weekend Update, Colin Jost and Michael Che make extra jokes in regards to the Chinese spy balloon, together with George Santos, the Super Bowl, and a bear that took selfies on a wildlife digicam. Punxsutawney Phil (Michael Longfellow) got here on to debate seeing his shadow.
Pascal performs the protecting mother, and Marcello Hernandez has introduced his new girlfriend, Brittany (Chloe Fineman), residence to satisfy her. Pascal and Hernandez speak about Brittany in Spanish, letting English phrases slip like “nice white girl,” and “unisex apparel,” and “hit it and quit it.”
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