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Pete Davidson’s highly-anticipated return to Saturday Night Live this weekend has been scrapped in the wake of the WGA writers’ strike.
The SNL alum was due to make his comeback to the satirical comedy series for the first time since leaving his role as an active castmember in 2022.
However, this time he was due to host for the first time, in line with promotion for his upcoming Peacock series, Bupkis.
Lil Uzi Vert had been confirmed to be joining him as his musical guest.
However, with the Hollywood writers’ strike taking effect, NBC has confirmed that SNL will be pulled off air.
Repeat episodes will air in the hot-topic series’ place until further notice.
Express.co.uk has contacted Pete Davidson’s representatives for comment.
Davidson was a longstanding member of the SNL cast, becoming the youngest ever comedian to join the show in 2014, aged just 20.
Since then he became known for his appearances on spoof news show Weekend Update, as well as work on some of the show’s most beloved sketches.
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The Writers Guild Of America officially went on strike on Tuesday after negotiations for better pay and work conditions with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers stalled.
The strike will have a huge impact on most long-running network shows, with live shows going dark as a result.
This includes late-night talk shows hosted by Seth Meyers, Jimmy Fallon, John Oliver, Stephen Colbert, and Jimmy Kimmel.
It will also have a long-term impact on much-loved dramas as filming grinds to a halt, with no production taking place during the strike allowed to make any amendments to scripts.
It is not known when the strike will currently end.
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